State restrictions on cannabis packaging worry producers

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Since starting Fairwinds, a Vancouver-based cannabis company, in 2014, James and Wendy Hull said they’ve heard from customers who’ve praised their products for helping them with pain, anxiety and other ailments — even cancer.

Rep Heck: We’re late to implement the SAFE Banking Act. Read his press release, the draft bill & full meeting package

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Heck and Perlmutter sent a letter to FinCEN requesting they preserve the 2014 guidance after the U.S. Full meeting package available . FIRST CONGRESSIONAL HEARING HELD ON CANNABIS BANKING. From Rep Heck’s Office. Feb 13, 2019 . Press Release. Despite 47 states plus DC permitting some form of marijuana, legal and legitimate businesses forced to operate in cash. Washington, D.C.

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Federal Appropriations Bills Include Limited Cannabis Protections


Since 2014, there has been a spending restriction that prevents the Department of Justice from spending one penny or paperclip to take action against state-legal medical cannabis programs.

USPS Acceptance Criteria for CBD Oil and Products Containing CBD: Guidance, or lack thereof?

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In the “BMA Advisory: Acceptance Criteria for Cannabidiol (CBD) Oil and Products Containing CBD”, the USPS provides temporary “acceptance” criteria for demonstrating when a mailing is compliant with the 2014 Agricultural Act (“2014 Farm Bill”). Interestingly enough, none of the “acceptance criteria” discussed above is required by the 2014 Farm Bill or 2018 Farm Bill. By: Nabil Rodriguez*, J.D.

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Top Five Hemp Purchase Order Terms

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Until then (and for a year following the adoption of the USDA regulations), the 2014 Farm Bill remains in effect. 3. Packaging & Labeling.

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Kight On Cannabis: USPS Publishes New Guidelines For Mailing Hemp & Hemp Products

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percent limit are permitted to be mailed only when: The mailer complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws (such as the Agricultural Act of 2014 and the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018) pertaining to hemp production, processing, distribution, and sales; and.

Warning Labels for Marijuana Should Not Be Your Scapegoat

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John Hickenlooper instituted House Bill 1366 in 2014, there was no outrage from the marijuana community. Hendrickson chided current marijuana packaging for edibles, stating “You are putting a recreational drug, a euphoric drug, into a form that is uniquely attractive to children.”

Historic First: Cannabis Education Campaign Kicks Off During NFL Super Bowl LIII

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The move has been years in the making, with voters having favored medical cannabis in a 2014 referendum. To see our recent reel and our advertising packages, please log on to [link]. Twelve 30-Second Spots Debut During Super Bowl Broadcast on CBS Affiliate in USVI.

How to Get a Credit Union Account for Your Hemp Business

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Second, if a credit union serves hemp-related businesses lawfully operating under the 2014 Farm Bill pilot provisions, it is essential the credit union knows the state’s laws, regulations, and agreements under which each member that is a hemp-related business operates.

CANNAVAL to Educate and Empower: Agriculture Commissioner Nominee Positive T.A. Nelson Welcomes Cannabis Education and Exhibitors to the US Virgin Islands

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Since its founding in 2014, Munch & Co. To see our recent reel and our advertising packages, please log on to Pot Network joins CANNAVAL as Media Partner; Munch & Co named Event Producers.

What is the Nevada Dispensary Association?

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The Nevada Dispensary Association (“NDA”), a non-profit trade association, was formed in 2014 with a mission to develop and promote best practices in Nevada’s medical marijuana industry. In 2014, the NDA hired attorney Riana Durrett, Esq. The Association also supported legislation that implemented consumer safety rules, such as limits on servings and requiring child-resistant packaging.

Beyond the Crackdown: New York Classifies Hemp-CBD as a Dietary Supplement (Part One)

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The Department oversees New York’s industrial hemp program, which was promulgated under the 2014 Farm Bill. The item is properly labeled and packaged for sale pursuant to FDA regulations for dietary supplements. Home of “dietary supplement” CBD.

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How to Obtain a Medical Marijuana Growers License

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Other rules govern cultivation, storage, pest control, packaging and inventory. Measure 91, which Oregon state voters passed in November 2014, allows residents to possess and cultivate marijuana beginning July 1, 2015. Cultivating marijuana is now legal in several states in the United States as well as Canada for licensed professionals. While there are several requirements that must be met by Health Canada, there are some places in the U.S. where licensing is not as strict.

Did the 2018 Farm Bill Open the Door to Importing Hemp?

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The 2014 Farm Bill allows for the limited cultivation of industrial hemp, but that bill requires that hemp be grown pursuant to an agricultural pilot program in compliance with state law. The 2014 Farm Bill is still in effect as the U.S.

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Top Five Drags on the Cannabis Industry

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Even though in 2014 FinCEN issued guidelines to financial institutions for banking in the industry (despite open violations of the Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering laws), the participation under those guidelines by banks and credit unions has been slow-going at best.

Seed To Sale, Traceability: Bio Track & Leaf, The Retailers’ Experience In Washington State

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In July of 2014, the first retail stores opened in Washington State. My store, Cannabis Central, was in the third flight of stores to open in August of 2014. If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation.

Now They’ve Succeeded In Oregon It’s Time To Introduce The Idea To DC, Here Comes The State Cannabis Commerce Act

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Since 2014, federal law has prohibited the Department of Justice (DOJ) from using taxpayer funds to prevent states from implementing their own state laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession or cultivation of medical marijuana.

Guam Legalizes Recreational Marijuana


This small island in the western Pacific Ocean legalized medical cannabis in 2014. The government still needs to establish a regulatory framework for testing, quality control, licensing and packaging. With cannabis legalization in the U.S. picking up unprecedented steam, the movement managed to sway the country’s easternmost territory of Guam, reports The Washington Post.

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana: Open Fields of Pennsylvania Hemp

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Following the 2014 U.S. In addition to the production of CBD, hemp seeds can be a source of protein and hemp fibers have potential uses in packaging, sneakers, furniture, automobile upholstery and a host of other products. .

Cannabis Convictions & Deportation

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6, 2014, a postal inspector followed a package containing marijuana to the Kums’ home, at the time in Cottage Grove. Wisconsin man gets deported after marijuana conviction reports OnFocus news……… MADISON, Wis. (AP)

Review: The New G Pen Pro Portable Vaporizer from Grenco Science


The G Pen Pro is the company’s newest product offering and is the next generation of the original G Pro Herbal , a less-sophisticated vaporizer pen launched by Grenco in early 2014. Open the G Pen Pro packaging and you will find: 1 G Pen Pro vaporizer. Grenco Science, the company behind the original G Pen vaporizer, has quickly established itself as one of the largest and most well-recognized portable vaporizer manufacturers in the world.

Vote Hemp Releases 2018 U.S. Hemp Crop Report Documenting Industrial Hemp Cultivation and State Legislation in the U.S.

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Since the passage of Section 7606 of the 2014 Farm Bill, “Legitimacy of Industrial Hemp Research,” hemp cultivation in the U.S. Hemp fiber can also be used to create environmentally friendly packaging materials, and hard bio-plastics for use in everything from airplanes to car parts.


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The California Supreme Court summarized the UMMP case as follows: “In 2014, the City of San Diego (City) adopted an ordinance authorizing the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries and regulating their location and operation.

Article: Frost Brown Todd – Now is the Time to Plan IP Strategies for Industrial Hemp

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In more recent years, Congress passed the Agricultural Act of 2014 to allow licensed research programs for the growth or cultivation of industrial hemp to be administered by either state departments of agriculture or universities in states where such activity is legal.

OR: OLCC “2019 Recreational Marijuana Supply and Demand Legislative Report” & Statement

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A broader embrace of cannabis took place when Oregon voters approved Measure 91 in November 2014, and became the 3 rd state to legalize recreational marijuana. Takeaways. Oversupply is seen as a positive as it indicated incorporation of grey & black markets.

AAFP ( American Academy of Family Physicians) Releases Marijuana, Cannabinoids Position Paper

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The AAFP advocates for robust regulation regarding labeling and child-proof packaging of all marijuana and cannabinoid products. 53 Edibles often look exactly like their non-THC counterparts, and come in brightly colored packaging appealing to children, often mimicking candy products.

Report: “Key pharmacological differences between side effects of refined, pharmaceutical CBD formulations and whole plant extracts:”

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Moreover, since CBD can never be fully isolated, the packaging of CBD medicines should warn about the presence of THC. METABOLISM CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL 63 (2014) 69 – 7 8. Mol Syndromol 2014;5:245–250.

Overview: Cannabis Taxes & Accounting Workshop


Tim was the Assembly Daily File Clerk from 2013–2014, and the Reading Clerk for the California State Assembly from 2009–2013.

Meritas Law Firms Worldwide Article: Global Cannabis Industry: The Essential Primer

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Selinger cites software, point-of-sale systems, and packaging as areas that are thriving in the state. Some of the regulatory controls include limits on THC, packaging and labeling requirements, and products that cannot be combined with THC (e.g.,

Lighting Up Florida’s Medical Marijuana People: The Medics Series, Part 4

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However, finalized rules on the shape, size, color, warning, packaging, and display of Edibles are currently lingering in final formation. . If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: Heather Allman. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT.