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California: Bureau of Cannabis Controls New Rules & Regs Published

California: Bureau of Cannabis Controls New Rules & Regs Published

The Bureau of Cannabis Control has announced changes to the proposed cannabis regulations published to the California Regulatory Notice Register on July 13, 2018. These proposed changes mark the next step in the formal rulemaking process toward adopting non-emergency regulations and the beginning of a 15-day public comment period related to the proposed changes.

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And.. yes yet more updates on Canada’s Big Week

And.. yes yet more updates on Canada’s Big Week

A) Week in Review: 5 business takeaways from the launch of Canada’s recreational marijuana market
B) What does legal cannabis mean for Canada’s marijuana political parties?
C) Cannabis Shortages Already Happening In Canada
D) First Stoned Driving Citation Issued One Hour After Legalization

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Former Canadian PM Mulroney to join US cannabis company Acreage

Former Canadian PM Mulroney to join US cannabis company Acreage

MJ Biz Reports… Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney plans to join the board of New York-based Acreage Holdings, becoming the latest political heavyweight affiliated with the multistate marijuana company. Mulroney – prime minister from 1984 to 1993 – will join a board stacked with political and corporate veterans, including…..

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Canadian Broadcasting Corp’s Quick Guide To Quebec Cannabis Rules

Canadian Broadcasting Corp’s Quick Guide To Quebec Cannabis Rules

A little more draconian than other provinces… “The big day is quickly approaching. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, recreational cannabis will be available for purchase across Canada.  Ottawa left it to provinces to create their own regimes controlling how marijuana would be produced and distributed on their territory. And Quebec has opted for some of the most restrictive laws in the country. “

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US Says To Canadian Cannabis Sector.. You Can Visit But Not To Do Business

US Says To Canadian Cannabis Sector.. You Can Visit But Not To Do Business

Here’s the latest update on border control…Ganjapreneur report, “The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP) has announced that Canadians who work in the legal cannabis industry will generally be allowed to enter the United States. However, cannabis industry workers will not be allowed if they are coming to the U.S. on an industry-related visit.”

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Double The Trouble ? MJ Freeway and MTech Acquisition plan merger, Nasdaq listing

Double The Trouble ? MJ Freeway and MTech Acquisition plan merger, Nasdaq listing

MJ Biz report.. Under the deal, Denver-based MJ Freeway and MTech (Nasdaq: MTEC) will become subsidiaries of a newly created company temporally dubbed Pubco. That name that will change before the firm is listed, company officials said. The merger, which is subject to approval by equity holders of each company, is slated to close in early 2019, the firms announced in a news release Thursday.

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Washington State Industry Start Fightback Against Candy Styled Edibles Proposal

Washington State Industry Start Fightback Against Candy Styled Edibles Proposal

In a show of solidarity opposing the ban, top-ranking members from three major Washington cannabis advocacy organizations released a joint statement vigorously opposing the ban. The statement, issued by Washington CannaBusiness Association Executive Director Vicki Christophersen, The Cannabis Alliance Executive Director Lara Kaminsky, and the Cannabis Organization of Retail Establishments Executive Director Brooke Davies, is the first of its kind for the state. Reports Ganjaprenuer.

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Running Hot On Legal Media – Trump Team Planning Federal Cannabis Reforms

Running Hot On Legal Media – Trump Team Planning Federal Cannabis Reforms

The Trump Administration plans to address federal cannabis reforms after the midterm elections, Sen. Dana Rohrabacher (R-California) told FOX Business this week. Sen. Rohrabacher said the White House gave “a solid commitment” to address the issue. He didn’t specify how far the reforms might go — whether it could be as far as rescheduling or even descheduling the cannabis plant, for example — but, Sen. Rohrabacher noted, President Trump said on the campaign trail that he was in favor of federally legalizing medical cannabis and leaving adult-use legalization up to individual states to decide.

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