Although we reported on this case 6-8 weeks ago we thought it worth bringing to your attention again. The BBC reports on Muhammad Lukman, and his death sentence for distributing cannabis oil. It has raised debates about both the death penalty and medical marijuana in Malaysia. We presume that the government is also casting a sharp eye at what’s happening to the north in Thailand and wondering whether they might be missing out on a great business opportunity.Read More
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Cannabis Wire Pose The Worrying Question. Will Chris Christie Be The Next AG ? Reports Say He Is A Front Runner.
Apparently there are rumblings. .. To remind you, this is the sort of thing he’s said in the past. ““You wanna elect somebody else who’s willing to legalize marijuana and expose our children to that gateway drug and the effects it has on their brain, you’ll have to live with yourself if you do that — but it’s not going to be this governor who does it.”Read More
As part of the Marijuana Enforcement Division’s 2018 permanent rulemaking session, on November 09, 2018, Executive Director Michael Hartman, as the State Licensing Authority, adopted permanent medical and retail marijuana rules, which have been published on the Division’s website.Read More
InterCannAlliance Symposia in Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa offer education to new market entrantsRead More
Polish pharmacists will be allowed to treat people with cannabis after the drug was legalised for medicinal purposes. Under new regulations that came into force on Wednesday cannabis from imported plants can be processed at Polish pharmacies – as long as it has been logged with the country’s Office for Registration of Medical Products.Read More
Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly has proposed amendments to the Health Ministry that would “legalize” both medical cannabis and Kratom for possession & distribution
On Friday, Thailand’s National Legislative Assembly proposed amendments to the Health Ministry that would legalize both medical cannabis and Kratom for possession and distribution, according to the Washington Post. This should set both Malaysia & Singapore thinking.Read More
MJ Biz reports..U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, one of the cannabis industry’s most outspoken allies on Capitol Hill, has lost his congressional seat. The California Republican from Orange County lost his bid for re-election to Democrat Harley Rouda after a lengthy vote-counting process that stretched into Wednesday. The final tally: Rouda 50.7%, Rohrabacher 49.3%.Read More
Lear isn’t a half bad analogy for the state of the UK medical cannabis “situation”. We say..”Howl, howl, howl, howl! Oh, you men are made of stone! If I were you with eyes and a tongue to speak with, I’d crack heaven wide open with my laments!” The Citech Compliance Team write… “It’s been only one week, but already there are a total of ZERO new medical cannabis patients in the UK. “Read More
Yes we are blowing our own horn but great to see Andrew Sacks , editor & sponsor of CLR featured in Philly.com this week.Read More
Olga Sánchez Cordero, a senator who is expected to become interior secretary in the government of President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador has filed a bill in which it would be legal to use, possess, cultivate and sell of cannabis, subject to regulations.Read More
Trump tweets…..”“WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT MATTHEW G. WHITAKER, CHIEF OF STAFF TO ATTORNEY GENERAL JEFF SESSIONS AT THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, WILL BECOME OUR NEW ACTING ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES. HE WILL SERVE OUR COUNTRY WELL.””Read More
Marijuana Moment reports…“we are going to take a step forward in the regulation that may already involve the production, marketing and distribution of marijuana,” said Olga Sánchez Cordero, a senator who is expected to become interior secretary in the incoming government of President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador.Read More
MJ Biz report…Judge David Thomson, in a ruling issued Friday, struck down the New Mexico health department’s 450-plant limit on producers. The cap was said to be responsible for higher-than-average medical marijuana prices.Read More
CA: San Bernardino County Superior Court Judge David Cohn Strikes Down Fontana Ordinances On Personal Cultivation Rights
California NORML have news of what’s possibly a ground moving decision with regard to personal cultivation in the state. ……”The issue in this case is how far a city can restrict the category of persons who are entitled to grow marijuana plants, and the circumstances under which they may grow the plants, without running afoul of the AUMA’s requirement that the regulations be ‘reasonable.’ The City of Fontana has gone too far,” wrote the judge.Read More
Business Insider South Africa report, “But those looking to venture into the weed trade, especially the manufacture of dagga products, could run into unexpected trouble – with trademark registration.”Read More
San Francisco Superior Court Says “police, judges and law enforcement officials are shielded from federal prosecution when they return less than an ounce (28 grams) of marijuana to released suspects who ask to get back their seized property”
Police had argued that they feared they could face federal drug distribution charges by giving Smith back his marijuana. A trial court judge agreed with officers in an April decision.Read More
But provincial inspectors have told head shops that selling items that appear to promote cannabis — a shirt with the word “bud” on it, for example — could mean a fine ranging from $2,500 to $62,500.Read More
The jury “found that we were not responsible for any of the alleged damages,” attorney Matthew Buck told the Colorado Sun. He represented the Colorado marijuana business and its owner, Parker Walton.
Walton, who runs CannaCraft, a small-batch marijuana greenhouse in southern Colorado, suggested in a recent interview with Marijuana Business Daily that if he were to suffer a large monetary loss related to the suit, it would put him out of business.
Hemp Industry Daily Report: Hemp ‘entourage’ trademark dispute widens as companies jostle over use of the term
A long-simmering trademark dispute over the word “entourage” got wider this week, with one company asking others in the hemp industry to share how they use the term. Full Spectrum Nutrition, a CBD manufacturer in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is calling for other businesses to help it challenge a 2016 trademark on the phrase “entourage hemp.” The trademark belongs to Cannoid, a Denver-based CBD manufacturer that sells tinctures, softgels and vape products under the brand Entourage Hemp.Read More
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