Cannabis Law Report
We provide “one stop shop” access to news concerning the law and regulation of Cannabis worldwide.
Colorado Based “Alliance Financial Network” Creates 360 Degree Compliance Seed to Sale/CPA Financial and Payments Solution For The U.S. Cannabis Sector. Colorado based attorney Craig A. Brand, Esq., a founding member of “Ganja Law” Is Now Named Official Global, Legal Eagle and the “Keeper of the Kingdom”.
There are currently a multitude of challenges in the miscellaneous state regulated U.S. cannabis sector. One could snatch any number of legal and compliance issues out of the air: registering intellectual property, industry standards, fear of RICO charges, money laundering, banking fraud, environmental and testing issues, the list is endless….read more
Our questions go to Cannabis practice founder, Jonathan Wachs, at law firm Offit Kurman.read more
One of the new laws scheduled to take effect this September 1st is the Compassionate Use Act. The bill signed by Governor Abbott back in 2015 was supposed to grant access to CBD oil derived from the cannabis plant to Texans suffering with intractable epilepsy.read more
John Hudak, a senior fellow at the nonpartisan Brookings Institute has, the Cannabist reports, called the HIDTA reports “Garbage”read more
“The country’s legalization of the cultivation, sale and consumption of marijuana runs afoul of the U.S. Treasury” says bloomberg reportread more
Seyfarth Shaw report via their blog, The Blunt Truth. “Since January 1, 2017, Plaintiff’s firms have issued approximately 800 violation notice letters to marijuana businesses alleging that producers of cannabis infused edibles and vape cartridge manufacturers failed to warn consumers about specific fungicides and pesticides associated with their products.”read more
Adherence Compliance Have New AI Learning Software. Here’s A Report On “Medical Marijuana” Dispensary Infractions
“After conducting more than 600 cannabis compliance inspections with our automated compliance platform built on Amazon AWS and Apple, Adherence is sitting on a mountain of operational compliance data for marijuana businesses. Adherence knows where marijuana businesses fail. Moreover, Adherence utilizes our compliance data to help marijuana stakeholders to succeed at every level of compliance.”read more
California Fish & Wildlife Dept Closing Down Cannabis Grow Operations With Legal County Permits Or Those Applying For Them
Looks like an opportunity for business for law firms operating in the region?read more
Uruguay: International Anti Money Laundering Rules Compel Banks To Close Accounts With Pharmacies Selling Legal Cannabis
Lenders such as Uruguayan state bank Banco Republica (BROU) now say they must abandon any relationships with businesses that are linked to the regulated cannabis industry in the country.read more
Napa’s largest law firm, Dickenson Peatman & Fogarty, has made a name for itself serving the legal needs of the wine industry reports local news media outlet, the Napa Valley Register.read more
Medical Cannabis News
“A state-selected board of doctors have unanimously voted to add two more ailments to the list of qualifying conditions for medical marijuana in Connecticut. Earlier in the year, the board voted to add five new qualifying conditions, including fibromyalgia, muscular dystrophy, and rheumatoid arthritis. At this month’s meeting, the board voted to add two more conditions, “intractable headache syndrome” and “neuropathic facial pain.” Report Merry Jane
Frustrated Australian patients could still be several years away from their GPs prescribing medicinal cannabis, the Australian Medical Association’s (AMA) vice president has warned.
The Jamaican Ministry of Health and the Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) , last week, denied any approval was given for sale of cannabis oil medication from the Cayman Islands.
The US National Cancer Institute recently updated their website and included several medical applications and studies for cancer patients using marijuana. The NCI is the primary agency where cancer research and training is done in the United States and are part of the Department of Health and Human Services.
This course was developed by TheAnswerPage.com, which is a medical education website founded by Stephen B. Corn, MD, with Meredith Fisher-Corn, MD, serving as Editor-in-Chief. TheAnswerPage has been offering medical educational content worldwide since 1998 providing peer-reviewed content focused on medical cannabis, pain and the opioid epidemic.
Lucky doctors aren’t going on strike in some US states, they medical profession would be severely depleted by now. Ganjapreneur has the story
If only Germany were as efficient as we’d all like to think it is.
CNN reports….”From 2004 to 2014, the number of French children in ER with cannabis intoxication more than doubled. Similar trends have been found in the US, particularly in states where marijuana is legal”
Earlier in the week we reported that some in Malta were less than pleased that a synthetic cannabis product had been chosen over natural oil remedies.
This just turned up in our inbox. It appears that synthetic gets the green light ahead of natural and the pricing doesn’t favour the consumer.
Adherence Compliance production software has now been in use since 2014 for automated cannabis compliance in a number of US states.read more
We spent some time on the phone with this company yesterday. They say they source all their own data and none comes from third parties.read more
Adherence Compliance The cannabis industry is one of the most highly regulated business environments in the world, on par with financial services, gaming and health care regarding the depth and complexity of the regulatory framework. Not only are cannabis...read more
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News from around the Internet
- Ohio Medical Cannabis Program Selects Metrc and Persistent Systems
- Maricann to Acquire Biotechnology Company NanoLeaf Technologies for C$38.5 Million in Stock
- Cannabis Technology Company Steep Hill Raises $2mm
- Maricann to Raise up to $35mm to Expand Canadian Production Capacity
- BCC to Partner with Israel’s Panaxia to Offer Pharmaceutical Cannabis Products