20 March 2018: California CPA Update. OP-ED: In California, Learning How Marijuana Is an Unlikely DividerORANGE COUNTY: Los Alamitos councilman to state lawmakers on sanctuary law: You’re ‘bullying us’. SAN DIEGO: Starts Cashing in on Legalized Cannabis.Read More
Category: Daily Wrap Up
19 March 2018: MASSACHUSETTS: Whitman joins a growing list of Massachusetts towns to ban marijuana establishments. MICHIGAN: Officials Shut Down 40 MMJ Businesses Who Did Not Apply for Licenses. NEW JERSEY: 2 Competing Marijuana Legalization Bills in New Jersey Leave the Garden State Divided. OREGON: Bend Cannabis Companies Boost Central Oregon Economy.Read More
16 March 2018: DELAWARE: Delaware marijuana legalization panel votes to release final report at chaotic meeting. FLORIDA: Greenacres votes for temporary ban on medical marijuana dispensaries. INDIANA: legislature Approves CBD Bill; Heads to Governor. LOUISIANA: KATC Getting Answers: Dispensing medical marijuana in Louisiana. KANSAS:Lawmakers Inch Toward Legalizing Cannabis Derivative, And Keeping Kratom Legal. MARYLAND: Might Vote on Legalizing CannabisThis Year. NORT DAKOTA: MMJ Rules Take Effect Apr. 1. WASHINGTON: State Budget Includes $100K for Hemp Program.Read More
California Wrap: Comment, General, California Cannabis CPA Updates, Humboldt, Mendocino, Oceanside, San Francisco,
16 March 2018: COMMENT: (i) Sober up, Weedmaps. Refusing to follow California’s cannabis laws is bad for business.(ii) Green Crack, Blue Dream, Gorilla Glue: The problem of pricing pot. GENERAL: California Cannabis Finds a Market in Mexico. HUMBOLDT: Supervisors Consider New Cannabis Ordinance One ordinance to rule them all, and a very large elephant in the room. MENDOCINO: Moreo out, Overton oversees Mendocino County cannabis regulation program. OCEANSIDE: Commission supports legal medical marijuana. SAN FRANCISCO: Pot tourists can smoke it where they buy it.Read More
USA Wrap: Business, Marijuana Policy Project Updates, Colorado, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Pennsylvania
14 March 2018: BUSINESS: Cannabis company makes play for convenience-store CBD market. Aurora expected to debut on benchmark Canadian stock index. MARIJUANA POLICY PROJECT UPDATES. COLORADO:New Colorado bill corrects marijuana tax funding error that stiffed RTD, SCFD. IOWA: Seven Iowa businesses angle for low-THC medical cannabis retail licenses. MASSACHUSETTS: New rules that limit energy use by marijuana growers. NEW JERSEY: Phil Murphy wants legal weed law in N.J. by end of year. NEW MEXICO: Medical marijuana program breaking records despite bureaucratic inaction. PENNSYLVANIA: State Examines Allowing Flower in Medical Marijuana Program.Read More
9 March 2018: TAXATION / BLACK MARKET Study: Calif. Pot Industry Staying Illegal to Escape State’s High Taxes, Onerous Regulations. STATE: California Has Already Issued More than 2,000 Cannabis Cultivation Licenses. Are Growers Being Set Up to Fail?. SANTA BARBARA: Cannabis Laws Are Still Dazed and Confused..Update on the City and County’s Efforts to Accommodate Recreational Marijuana.Read More
9 March 2018: POLITICS: Well… his star wasn’t in the ascendancy for long! ” I fell in love with the ‘Cannabis Candidate.’ Then I got burned”. NATIONAL CANNABIS INDUSTRY ASSOC: NCIA trying to unify state marijuana trade associations, but is competition on the horizon?KENTUCKY: MMJ Bill Stalled by Kentucky Committee; Could be Reconsidered this Session. OKLAHOMA: Oklahoma House Unanimously Approves Bi-Partisan Industrial Hemp Bill; Moves to Senate. WASHINGTON: Liquor & Cannabis Board update on the marijuana traceability project.Read More
8 March 2018: HOBAN LAW GROUP PRESENTATION: New Jersey Cannabis 101:IDAHO: Idaho CBD Debate Turns into Shouting Match. ILLINOIS: Senate Approves Non-Binding Ballot Question on Cannabis Legalization. LAS VEGAS: Las Vegas delays action on marijuana consumption lounges until 2019. NEW MEXICO: Pot decriminalization proposed for New Mexico’s biggest city. PUERTO RICO: Medical marijuana market ‘growing exponentially’.Read More
California Wrap: Advertising, CPA California Cannabis Update, State, San Mateo County, Shasta County, Sonoma County,
8 March 2018: ADVERTISING: Marijuana Marketing: The Do’s and Don’ts of Cannabis Advertising in California. CPA CALIFORNIA CANNABIS: Update STATE: California orders Weedmaps to stop advertising unlicensed marijuana businesses. Native Tribes Assert Sovereignty Over CA Pot Laws. SAN MATEO COUNTY: County repeals, replaces cannabis ordinance Applicants now subject to discretionary licensing. SHASTA COUNTY: Shasta County’s Marijuana Problem, Part 1. SONOMA COUNTY: County District Attorney To Vacate Thousands Of Past Marijuana ConvictionsRead More
6 March 2018: PODCAST: CFN Insider Episode #5: Big Brands in Cannabis. NATIONAL CANNABIS BAR ASSOCIATION: NCBA at MJBizConNEXT: New Orleans. IOWA: MedPharm seeks to locate medical marijuana dispensary in Sioux City. OREGON: Bill Refining Industrial Hemp Program Passes Legislature. RHODE ISLAND: Committee Postpones Recreational Marijuana Recommendation. WISCONSIN: Accepting industrial hemp license applications.Read More
3 March 2018: Global Cities & Cannabis Consumption. AUSTRALIA: Medicinal cannabis red tape slashed to provide faster access to NSW patients. Australian Researchers Announce Study to Determine if Cannabis Can Treat Patients with Tourette Syndrome. CANADA: Cannabis company faces investigation from stock regulator. EUROPE: Q1 European Cannabis Industry Update Report. GREECE: Greek cannabis bill passes key hurdle as Canadian producer eyes investment.REPORT: Global Medical Cannabis MarketRead More
2 March 2018: CALAVERAS COUNTY: County Bans Marijuana Farms After First Allowing Them and Taking Their Money. MARIN COUNTY: How Liberal Marin County Turned NIMBY on Cannabis. PETALUMA: Approves cannabis business zones. SANTA BARBARA: Supervisors Give Green Light To Cannabis Land-Use Ordinance Amendments, Ballot Tax Measure Language.Read More
2 March 2018: ARKANSAS: Approves Five MMJ Cultivators. COLORADO:New Legislation Would Allow Cannabis Tasting Rooms. WASHINGTON: (i) Washington state extends contingency plan for marijuana tracking. (ii) Home Grow Bill Fails Again (iii) State Liquor & Cannabis Board Updates.Read More
California Wrap: CPA California Cannabis Update, Native American Tribes & California Cannabis Sector, Mendocino County
1 March 2018: CPA California Cannabis Update – Taxes LA Dispensaries. NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES: Tribes Cut out of California Cannabis Market Might Grow Their Own. MENDOCINO COUNTY: Cannabis program manager appointed.Read More
28 February 2018: KENTUCKY: New organization supports cannabis. MAINE: Lawmakers Push To Rewrite 2016 Voter-Approved Marijuana Law. MASSACHUSETTS: Agreeing To Staggered Rollout Of Laws, State Votes To Delay Marijuana Home Delivery, Cafes. NEW YORK: Judge Rejects Lawsuit Seeking to Legalize Marijuana Nationwide. OREGON: Regulators ask for more money to police legal weed. TENNESSEE: With assist from House Speaker Beth Harwell, medical cannabis bill advances in House subcommittee.Read More
26 February 2018: CPA: California Cannabis Updates. STATE: Laws Are Pushing CA Pot Farmers to Black Market, Not Oversupply. BERKELEY: Cannabis Tax Cut Pushed By Illegal Sales, Fitch Says SAN BERNARDINO: Adopts new marijuana regulations.Read More
26 February 2018: THE SENATE: Senator Calls Out Big Pharma For Opposing Legal Marijuana. COLORADO: Denver approves first social marijuana license, allowing vaping and edibles in Lincoln Park coffee shop . MASSACHUSETTS: Mass Control Commission Approves Licensing & Seed To Sale Software Contracts. VERMONT: Cannabis Market Will Be Gray and We’re OK With ThatRead More
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