Cannabis Law Report
We provide “one stop shop” access to news concerning the law and regulation of Cannabis worldwide.
A California marijuana distribution company plans to file a lawsuit soon over what its attorney alleges is a “conspiracy” between the state Highway Patrol and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security involving the seizure of a large amount of cash.read more
Department of Revenue’s Marijuana Enforcement Division, Department of Agriculture, and Department of Public Health and Environment – Industry Bulletin – Testing
The Department of Revenue’s Marijuana Enforcement Division, Department of Agriculture, and
Department of Public Health and Environment (collectively “the Departments”) jointly issue this industry
bulletin regarding the scope and extent of permitted testing on industrial hemp by retail marijuana testing facility licensees.
Applications are organized by county of the proposed premises and include any applications within a municipality within that county.read more
Oregon: Press Release – OLCC Commission Upholds Administrative Law Decision on Marijuana License Suspension
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission today accepted the findings of an Oregon administrative law judge upholding the immediate temporary suspension of an OLCC licensed marijuana retailer in Benton County. The OLCC temporarily suspended the license of the Corvallis Cannabis Club on June 15, 2018 after it became the subject of a federal criminal investigation.read more
The Taulamwaar Sensible CNMI Cannabis Act of 2018 is now law.read more
One one hand the Health Ministry seems to support harsh sentencing whilst Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said that the government should review Muhammad’s sentence. Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah seeks a pardon for Muhammad and Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar is poised to take the issue of medical marijuana law reform to the Cabinet.read more
It’s too good to be true. We’ll believe it when we see it.read more
MJ Biz Reports, “A part-owner and operator of two medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon was sentenced to seven months in prison Monday, marking what a prosecutor called the country’s first federal sentencing of a legal MJ business owner for tax crimes. Matthew Price also was ordered to pay $262,776 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service during sentencing in federal court in Portland, according to The Oregonian.”read more
South Africa’s Constitutional Court Upholds Western Cape High Court Ruling on Adult Use of Cannabis in Private
South Africa’s top court says adults can use marijuana in private. The Constitutional Court on Tuesday upheld the provincial court’s ruling in a case involving Gareth Prince, who advocates the decriminalization of the drug. The court has given parliament 24 months to change the law to reflect its ruling.read more
Julian Stobbs, from the non-profit organisation Fields of Green for All, says that they hope the Constitutional Court will uphold the Western Cape High Court ruling.read more
Medical Cannabis News
Louisiana’s State Board of Medical Examiners voted 8-1 to remove a cap established in 2016 that limited physicians to 100 medical marijuana patients. People seeking the treatment pushed elimination of the cap, worried they will have difficulty getting the medication when it becomes available later this year, estimated around November.
The French National Agency for the Safety of Medicines and Health Products (ANSM) has tasked the committee with….
It’s a amazing what happens when the midterms are in play..
Article In Korea’s Biomedical Review Details Growing Debate Over CBD’s & Medical Cannabis In The Country
Interesting piece about the growing debate in Korea and the fact that online purchase of CBD products in Japan and China are relatively simple and in the case of China very cheap.
New Study Due For October Publication Says Medical Marijuana States Have Lower Rates Of Workplace Death
Thanks to Andrew Sacks of SWD for highlighting this interesting study,
But then again.. be warned unless you have an official prescription it isn’t easy either.
“Political parties have united around a campaign to see a proposed new law allowing the prescription of medicinal cannabis extended to Northern Ireland.” Says a media report.
The London-based pharmaceutical company, GW Pharmaceuticals (GWPH), today announced the release of its financial results for the quarter ending on June 30, 2018.
Hold your breath and breathe out deeply…”$32,500 per year. Company representatives said in a phone call with investors this week that the cost reflects that of other epilepsy medications. Patients should expect a wait time of about three weeks between when a physician prescribes the medication to when they actually receive the drug.”
“Patients can just seek it out on their own, they won’t have to find another doctor or to go to a cannabis clinic. They can go down to the dispensary and see if it works for themselves.”