Federal Spending Package Protects Medical Marijuana, Strips Other Provisions


In the FY2020 appropriations package released Monday, existing protections for medical cannabis programs from federal prosecutors that have been in place since 2014 remained, but other amendments that had been added earlier in the year by House Democrats were removed from the final compromise.

State restrictions on cannabis packaging worry producers

Cannabis Chronicles

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.

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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.

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?

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

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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Will Cannabis Businesses Get Federal Coronavirus Money? Probably Not.

Canna Law Blog

And the Department of Justice has at times instituted enforcement criteria to remain entirely hands off when it comes to prosecuting state licensed cannabis business owners under federal law (see, e.g., the 2013 Cole Memo ) and even Native American Tribes (see the 2014 Wilkinson Statement ).

Hemp CBD Across State Lines: Wisconsin

Canna Law Blog

Wisconsin is one of the numerous states that opted to continue operating under the 2014 Farm Bill through the end the 2020 hemp growing season. Similarly to Hemp CBD foods, these products must also comply with specific labeling, packaging and testing requirements.

Cannabis Sustainability: Scope and Solutions

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The designation has been around since 2014 and certifies a range of products and services based on their sustainability practices. Another way cannabis companies are hoping to become more sustainable is through packaging changes. And then there’s the issue of packaging.

Hemp CBD Across State Lines: North Carolina

Canna Law Blog

Currently, NCDA is operating under the 2014 Farm Bill, not the 2018 Farm Bill. NCDA would oversee good manufacturing practices for manufacturing, packaging, labeling, or holding operations for Hemp CBD.

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Canopy Growth debuts ‘Cannabis 2.0’ portfolio

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Packages contain two chocolate medallions with 5 mg of T.H.C. Packages carry four chocolate squares, each containing 2.6. Packaged in 150 mL bottles of the company’s clear liquid cannabis, Tweed may be mixed with any non-alcoholic beverage or enjoyed on the rocks, Canopy said.

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.

Are Marijuana Edibles a Trick-or-Treat Terror or Just Halloween Hype?

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The Copy Cat Packaging of Marijuana Edibles. To their credit, the edibles they used as examples did require a double-take with flashy packaging and stylized logos that mimicked their weed-free inspiration. What’s the Halloween season without a good scare?

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

Canna Law Blog

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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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.

Illinois: Good To See Patterns Don’t Change !

Cannabis Law Report

1, 2014. In reality, Illinois’s legalization bill, the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act, didn’t give producers enough time to grow, process, test, and package enough product to meet the anticipated demand.

Warning Labels for Marijuana Should Not Be Your Scapegoat

Marijuana Packaging

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.”

How to Get a Credit Union Account for Your Hemp Business

Canna Law Blog

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.

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.

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 www.420MEDIA.us. Pot Network joins CANNAVAL as Media Partner; Munch & Co named Event Producers.

Top Five Drags on the Cannabis Industry

Canna Law Blog

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.

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.

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

Canna Law Blog

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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Hemp CBD Across State Lines: Virginia

Canna Law Blog

This means that until then, the VDACS will continue to operate under the 2014 Farm Bill.

Introducing Hemp Flowers that Contain High Levels of CBD


It was 2014 when the ban on hemp was officially stopped in a bill that changed the lives of cannabis growers forever. Unfortunately, sometimes these packages are interfered with by authorities because they look like illegal shipments of marijuana being sent through the mail. Pilot (we’re using a pretend name to protect his identity) has made an underground profession out of the cannabis industry for all of his life.

Article – Cannabis Wire: Cannabis in the Caribbean, Part I: Change is Coming

Cannabis Law Report

While specifics remain unclear, the package of legislation will regulate the consumption, production, and distribution of cannabis, while establishing the framework for an industry.

Illinois Governor Commutes Sentence of Cancer Patient Jailed for Marijuana Edibles, More Commutes to Come

The Joint Blog

Postal Service workers had noticed questionable packages routinely being delivered to Franzen and opened one in February 2014 that contained the THC-infused chocolate. Illinois Governor J.B.

Cannabis Sustainability: Hemp Perspectives

Cannabis Law Report

A progressive move such as this would provide Commissioner Nikki Fried’s ambitious “ Fresh From Florida ” hemp industry into a sustainable future provider of cannabis product packaging. Sustainable Cannabis Packaging: How It’s Made and Why It Matters.

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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.

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.

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

Cannabis Law Report

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.


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Of course, all growers must have a license to grow hemp and must comply with applicable state, tribal or federal regulations or operate under a state or university research pilot, as authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill. February 6, 2020.

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana: Open Fields of Pennsylvania Hemp

Cannabis Law Report

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. .

Beauty’s New High: CBD Oil


The packaging, with a baronial crest and gold accents, would look at home in a fashionable department store. A lot of my friends have been getting their products from more ‘luxury’ cannabis suppliers who are focusing on packaging and branding,” he said. “It’s There was one study in 2014 that said CBD can help reduce oil production and thereby have anti-acne and anti-inflammatory attributes,” Dr. Idriss said. “It

Understanding the U.S. CBD Consumer Q&A with Giadha A. DeCarcer, Founder and CEO of New Frontier Data

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New Frontier Data’s archetypes help brands align key product properties with best suited customer segments, thus optimizing product development, pricing, packaging and even as marketing messaging. Founded in 2014, New Frontier Data is headquartered in Washington, D.C.,

Cannabis Convictions & Deportation

Cannabis Law Report

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.