Category: Daily Wrap Up

California Wrap: Los Angeles, Mountain View City , Napa, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Mateo County

California Wrap: Los Angeles, Mountain View City , Napa, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Mateo County

12 December 2017: Los Angeles, California Releases Adult-Use Regulations. America’s biggest marijuana market finalizes rules for recreational weedThe Los Angeles City Council approved a dense set of recreational marijuana regulations for cultivation, sales and business licensing.. San Francisco cannabis report: Consumption to spike, prices to plummet. Sacramento Bee Publishes Map Of Legal Cannabis Grows In Region. Napa passes ordinance clearing way to medical marijuana sales, outdoor growing . SMC Board Approves Greenhouse Cannabis Cultivation Ordinance Meanwhile, a prohibition has been extended on personal outdoor and all other commercial cultivation. Mountain ViewCity Council puts temporary ban on retail marijuana. Exception for cannabis deliveries could roll out in January.

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USA Wrap: Federal, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio,

USA Wrap: Federal, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio,

12 December 2017: Congress Extends Window for Continuing Medical Marijuana Protections. Will federal marijuana safeguard be extended again? Questionable Licensing Issues Now Cropping Up In Ohio – ‘The Process Is Severely Broken’. As Medical Marijuana Struggles in Ohio, A New Plan for Recreational Legalization Emerges.Ohio voters may decide on plan to legalize recreational marijuana in 2018. Ohio voters may decide on plan to legalize recreational marijuana in 2018. Cannabis Clubs’ Being Considered in Massachusetts. DOJ Reminds Cannabis Companies They Cannot Make Bankruptcy Claims. Is New Jersey The Next State To Legalize Adult Use Cannabis? Key federal medical cannabis protection gets stay of execution – again. New Hampshire House Committee Rejects Marijuana Regulation.

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Canada Wrap: Business, Hemp, National, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island

Canada Wrap: Business, Hemp, National, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island

Canada Wrap 12 December 2017: Ontario appears to backtrack on whether municipalities can opt out of having pot shops. Legal Pot: Canada Will Sell Marijuana in Liquor Stores. Canada Is Creating a Multi-Billion Dollar Legal Marijuana Industry. Looming Canadian regulatory change keeps hemp investment interest high. Conservatives in Canada Could Delay Adult-Use Implementation. Canadian Cannabis Firm Finalizes Acquisition of Nevada Licensed Producer. Canada’s rec marijuana demand will be much higher than industry anticipates, researcher predicts. US firm MJardin snaps up ‘major’ stake in fledgling Canadian producer. Canada’s largest pharmacy chain inks ‘game-changing’ medical marijuana distribution deal. Prince Edward Island, Canada Release Cannabis Rules & Public Opinion Survey Results. Another Canadian medical marijuana producer inks pharmacy deal. Canada’s First Nation Leaders Considering Cannabis Legalization on Their Own Terms.

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California Wrap: State, Menifee, Mountain View, Sebastopol

California Wrap: State, Menifee, Mountain View, Sebastopol

9 November 2017: LA Times Editorial: Back off, Jeff Sessions. California and other states should be able to legalize and regulate pot on their own. On marijuana, Menifee declares itself ‘non-grow, non-delivery, non-dispensary city’. Sebastopol City Council poised to approve rules for recreational cannabis sales. Mountain View enacts 45-day ban on marijuana retail ahead of statewide legalization.

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Canada Wrap: Business, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island,

Canada Wrap: Business, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island,

8 December 2017: Looming Canadian Regulatory Change  Keeps Hemp Investment Interest High. Canopy Growth Inks Big Supply Deal. Another Canadian medical marijuana producer inks pharmacy deal. Manitoba’s Delta 9 strikes deal to raise CA$20M for cannabis cultivation and retail. CBD manufacturer buys stake in Canadian maker of hemp, MJ pharma products. Prince Edward Island, Canada Release Cannabis Rules & Public Opinion Survey Results. Nova Scotia, Canada Releases Provincial Cannabis Industry Regulations. Nova Scotia announces marijuana will be sold through NSLC and online.

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USA Wrap: Supreme Court, Federal Court, Tax, Bankruptcy, Federal, Alaska, Colorado Maryland, New Jersey, Oklahoma

USA Wrap: Supreme Court, Federal Court, Tax, Bankruptcy, Federal, Alaska, Colorado Maryland, New Jersey, Oklahoma

6 December 2017: Chris Christie’s Supreme Court Gambling Case Could Impact Marijuana Laws.
Tribe loses bid to resume hemp growing in California after DEA seizure. Cannabis industry tax fix not included in final Senate reform bill . No Bankruptcy Aid For Marijuana Businesses, Justice Department Officials Say. Maryland Dispensaries Begin Selling to Patients. Conservative Groups Urge Feds to Protect MMJ Programs. Alaska’s Cannabis-Derived Tax Revenues Set Single-Month Record at One-Year Mark. Oklahoma proposal would allow hemp-based CBD production. Cannabis industry tax fix not included in final Senate reform bill. Colorado credit union continues to fight for legal canna-business banking.

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California Wrap: State, Cities, Legal, El Cajon, San Mateo, Sebastopol, Tehama, Tulare

California Wrap: State, Cities, Legal, El Cajon, San Mateo, Sebastopol, Tehama, Tulare

6 December 2017: FAQ: What business owners need to know about California’s new marijuana regulations. California Rules Leave Cities And Counties To Set Cannabis Acreage Caps. Chart: How California’s largest cities are regulating recreational marijuana. As California embraces legal marijuana, many cities and counties say ‘no’. Free legal clinic assists those who want to reduce or expunge marijuana convictions. San Mateo County officials consider new rules for coastside commercial cultivation. Tulare City Council will talk weed on Tuesday. Sebastopol City Council set to decide whether to allow recreational cannabis retail by January. California’s cannabis festivals face uncertain future under new state rules. El Cajon pro-pot interests sue city “Proposition 64 did not contain an opt-out provision.” Local group challenges Tehama County cannabis laws.

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Canada Wrap: General, National, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Quebec

Canada Wrap: General, National, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Quebec

6 December 2017: Canada’s marijuana legalization bill clears major hurdle, heads to Senate. B.C. sets minimum age of 19 to consume marijuana, plans mix of retail sales. Manitobans will be able to buy pot online, but can’t grow at home under new legislation. Canada Could Make Billions From Legal Pot. Quebec municipalities vying for one third of pot tax revenues. Alberta municipalities want more details on legal weed. Flower power: Canada’s new hemp rules boost CBD production, but limits remain. Canada’s largest pharmacy chain inks ‘game-changing’ medical marijuana distribution deal

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World Wrap: Australia, Europe, India, Israel, Paraguay,

World Wrap: Australia, Europe, India, Israel, Paraguay,

6 December 2017: Aussie Cannabis Company Signs 10 Year Distribution Deal In Switzerland. European Cannabis News Roundup. Israeli Police to Charge Small Illegal Cultivators with Minor ‘Personal Use’. Paraguay Congress legalizes planting of medical marijuana. India Bill to Legalize Marijuana Headed to Parliament.

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USA Wrap: The Supreme Court, Tax, Federal, Hawaii, Ohio

USA Wrap: The Supreme Court, Tax, Federal, Hawaii, Ohio

USA Wrap 1 December 2017: Tax -280E repeal possible as part of GOP tax package. Bi-Partisan Cadre of Federal Lawmakers Send Letter to Leaders Supporting MMJ Protections. Chris Christie’s Supreme Court Gambling Case Could Impact Marijuana Laws. article image Jeff Sessions’ Long, Strange Obsession With Cannabis: A Timeline. THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE RELEASES THE LEVEL I CULTIVATOR APPLICATION SCORES.  Hawaii police tell medical marijuana patients to turn in their guns.

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California Wrap: State, Tax

California Wrap: State, Tax

29 November 2017: FAQ: What business owners need to know about California’s new marijuana regulations. Canopy Taxes: When Cannabis Growers Are Taxed For Ruined Crops

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USA Wrap: Indiana, New Hampshire, Oregon, Texas, Washington

USA Wrap: Indiana, New Hampshire, Oregon, Texas, Washington

29 November 2017: Indiana Gov.: Retailers Have 60 Days to Halt Sales of CBD Products with THC Content. Oregon Cannabis Operator Plans Opioid-for-Cannabis Program and Oregon Cannabis Regulators Clarify Rules for Competitions and Events. Statement by Chris Thompson Director of Legislative Relations Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board . Texas doctors begin signing up to prescribe medicinal marijuana oil. NH marijuana legalization study panel holds third meeting

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California Wrap: Business, El Cerrito, Lakepoint, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Shasta County,

California Wrap: Business, El Cerrito, Lakepoint, Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo, Shasta County,

28 November 2017: Canadian cannabis company to pay $1.6M for California dispensary. Weed shops, lounges, delivery services can apply for licenses in WeHo starting in January. The city is bracing for the legalization of recreational pot sales. Lakeport City Council looks at new commercial marijuana rules. SLO County supervisors vote 3-2 to pass ordinance regulating cannabis. SLO County supervisors vote 3-2 to pass ordinance regulating cannabis. How California Is Leading the Way on Marijuana Criminal Justice Reform. Petition drive seeks public vote on Shasta County’s commercial marijuana ban. California’s New Edibles Limits Will Ban Popular Products. California Weed Entrepreneurs Will Make $5.2B In 2018 With Almost No Banks To Put It In. El Cerrito sets rules for recreational cannabis dispensaries.

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Canada Wrap: Federal, Business

Canada Wrap: Federal, Business

28 November 2017: Canadian Legalization Bill Passes House of Commons, Moves to Senate. Canopy Growth Acquires Saskatchewan Hemp Cultivator. Aurora Cannabis goes on ambitious buying spree.
Canadian Marijuana Industry & Market Snapshot Report.

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USA Wrap: Business, Federal, States, Colorado, Detroit, Indiana, Michigan

USA Wrap: Business, Federal, States, Colorado, Detroit, Indiana, Michigan

28 November 2017:  Deal-Making in the Cannabis Industry Hits an All-Time High: What It Means for Marijuana Stocks. Nevermind State Law, Federal Employees Still Can’t Use Medical Marijuana. Will anti-marijuana Democrats hold back legalization in New Jersey and Pennsylvania? Medical Marijuana, The DOJ and Broken Promises. Colorado Budget Committee Anticipating Less Cannabis Tax Money Following Sales Tax Changes and Colorado credit union continues marijuana banking crusade with new lawsuit, strategy. Is recreational marijuana about to be legalized in Michigan? Indiana retailers given 60 days to take CBD off shelves. Detroit City Council Wants to Challenge Voter-Approved Medical Marijuana Measures in Court.

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USA Wrap: Women In Cannabis, Finance, Blockchain, Alaska

USA Wrap: Women In Cannabis, Finance, Blockchain, Alaska

26 November 2017: Pioneering women in cannabis industry losing ground. First Ever U.S. Traded Marijuana Fund Comes to The NYSE. California Weed Entrepreneurs Will Make $5.2B In 2018 With Almost No Banks To Put It In. There’s something fishy with Alaska’s marijuana potency testing results. How Blockchain Technology Can Revolutionize the Cannabis Industry

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Canada Wrap: General, Tax, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec,

Canada Wrap: General, Tax, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec,

23 November 2017: Will a Supreme Court case end provinces’ pot monopolies before legal stores even open? Cities grapple with bylaw and regulation changes as they race to make legal pot deadline’. It’s a challenge for all of our members,’ the Federation of Canadian Municipalities says. Proposed pot regulations open door to craft growers, licensing non-violent offenders. Liberals give Canadians until Jan. 20 to respond to new marijuana regulations. Horgan warns against overtaxing burgeoning cannabis industry. N.L. government unveils rules for legal pot. Marijuana products to be sold in private retail stores, but regulated and distributed by NLC. Quebec’s cannabis bill leaves more questions than answers, lawyers say.

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