Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board Issues Emergency License Suspension For Smoking Exodus in Port Orchard

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) Friday issued an emergency suspension for Smoking Exodus, a vapor product retailer, after an investigation found multiple violations of their state licenses and violations of state and federal drug laws. The suspension is for the licensee listed below: Smoking Exodus:1382 SE Lund Avenue, Suite 150, Port Read the full article…

OLCC Notice of Public Hearing: OAR 845-025-5760 Audit, Compliance, And Random Testing

OREGON:  OLCC Notice of Public Hearing. What: OAR 845-025-5760, Audit, Compliance, and Random Testing When:  2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday, March 16, 2020 Where: Oregon Liquor Control Commission, 9079 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Portland, OR 97222 Public Notice & Proposed Rule Draft The national outbreak of e-cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) has resulted in Read the full article…

WSLCB Continues Emergency Vape Regulations For Washington Licensees

  January 23, 2020 Dear Cannabis Licensee, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the national outbreak of vaping-associated lung injury has waned. We would like to update you on the emergency rules passed by the State Board of Health, and other issues of importance to cannabis licensees. Below you will find information about Read the full article…

OLCC Creates Podcast Focusing On Oversight Of Oregon’s Recreational Marijuana Industry

Flavored Vaping Ban Spotlighted in Latest Episode of “In the Weeds — The Ultimate OLCC Potcast” OREGON:The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has published the latest episode of its occasional podcast, “In the Weeds – The Ultimate OLCC Potcast.”  Episode Four of “In the Weeds” focuses on the THC vaping respiratory illness crisis and Oregon’s ban Read the full article…

Massachusetts Declares Public Health Emergency – Bans All E-Cig & Vaping Products

MASSACHUSETTS: On September 24, 2019, the Governor declared a public health emergency in response to the outbreak of severe lung disease associated with e-cigarettes and vaping products and the epidemic of e-cigarette use among youth.  While the national investigation has not yet identified a specific e-cigarette or vaping product or substance that is linked to all cases, Read the full article…

Centers For Disease Control: Initial State Findings Point To Clinical Similarities In Illnesses Among People Who Use E-cigarettes Or “Vape”

No single product linked to all cases of lung disease DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Initial findings from the investigation into serious lung illnesses associated with e-cigarette products point to clinical similarities among those affected. Patients report similar exposures, symptoms and clinical findings and these align with the CDC health advisory released last week. While many of Read the full article…

MJBA Founder David Rheins Picks The Hottest Hemp, CBD, Vape & Culture+ Products Of 2019 At ASD Market Week | Culture+

VIP Panel Will Include Founders of Elixinol, The Blinc Group, Curved Papers and Farmer Tom Hemp Co. NEVADA: The Culture+ marketplace is exploding, with thousands of new legal hemp, CBD, vape and cannabis-culture products creating consumer excitement and marketplace disruption. MJBA’s founder and executive director David Rheins, a seasoned marketing executive who learned his chops Read the full article…

How CBD Took The Mainstream Marketplace By Storm

Guest Column by Elliot Cornish A few years ago, you’d have been hard pressed to find even a cannabis user who could tell you much about cannabidiol (CBD), but times have changed. The CBD industry is set to be worth more than $5 billion by 2020, according to the latest research from New Frontier Data. For a Read the full article…

Top Buying Trends In Vaporization 2018

By Tom Buckland There has been a surge in the number of people vaping in the last few years. A study by the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that over 40 million people use electronic cigarettes. Since 2012, there has been a shift from tobacco to e-liquid. This is mainly because of the health problems Read the full article…

Study: Vaporization Offers “Attractive Alternative” To Smoked Cannabis

MARYLAND: Vaporizing cannabis mitigates subjects’ exposure to carbon monoxide and allows them to self-regulate their dose – making it preferable over smoking or oral administration, according to clinical trial data published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence. Investigators affiliated with the US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) assessed the effects of smoked, vaporized, and oral cannabis administration Read the full article…