ILLINOIS ROUNDUP: AN EXPANDED (AND PERMANENT) MEDICAL PROGRAM AND ONGOING TWEAKS TO THE RECREATIONAL PROGRAM

Cannabis Law Report

During August alone, Illinois has passed new legislation expanding and cementing its medical marijuana program, and shown necessary flexibility as it attempts to get its recreational market off the ground by January 1, 2020. Authors Akshita Singh , Irina Dashevsky . Aug 21, 2019 .

Illinois Governor Signs Bill Expanding Medical Marijuana Program

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Pritzker signed two measure that expands the state’s medical-marijuana program while cementing it into law. Under current provisions, the cannabis plants must be out of public view, and in a locked area. On Monday Illinois Governor J.B.

Illinois: Medical Cannabis Expansion Measures Signed into Law

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Pritzker (D) has signed two separate medical cannabis expansion bills into law. Senate Bill 2023 expands the state’s medical cannabis program by adding several new qualifying conditions, allowing physicians assistants and advanced practice registered nurses to recommend medical cannabis to their patients, allowing minor patients to have up to three caregivers instead of two, among other changes. Illinois Governor J.B.

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MJ Biz Publish 2019 Factbook

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Retail sales of medical and recreational cannabis in the United States are on pace to eclipse $12 billion by the end of 2019 – an increase of roughly 35% over 2018 – and could rise as high as $30 billion by 2023.

LeafWorks, Botanical Genomics Company, Launches its Gender ID Test for Both Cannabis and Hemp Industries

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cannabis industry. April 8, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Today LeafWorks, a female scientist-led plant genetics company specializing in botanical identification for cannabis and hemp, launched its proprietary Gender ID Test to solve a pervasive problem among cannabis cultivators – male plants.

Article – Thompson Coburn LLP: What’s new for medical cannabis facilities after the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act

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Pritzker signed into law the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act (“CRTA”), making recreational cannabis use legal for adults 21 and older. Additionally, the CRTA addresses the following topics relevant to facilities currently operating under Illinois’ 2013 Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act (the “MCPPA”): Early approval and secondary site applications for medical dispensaries; Early approval applications for medical cultivation centers; and.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/5/19

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This Act amends the Controlled Substances Act to reduce the number of instances in which federal law enforcement agencies could carry out legal actions against state-licensed cannabis businesses or other related enterprises.

Washington: WSLCB Publish Their 2019 Cannabis Topics & Trends Alerts

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Winter Edition 2019 – Cannabis. The expiration date of the Licensing and Enforcement System Modernization Project Account is revised from June 30, 2019 to September 1, 2023. Modeled on the training required for employees who serve alcohol for on-premises consumption, this permit would be required for cannabis retail store employees who sell or service marijuana products for the public. . Cannabis Law NewsHere’s the Table of Contents.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/22

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Activists in Oregon have filed a 2020 ballot initiative with the Secretary of State that, if approved, would allow social cannabis consumption sites and protect consumers from employment discrimination. Click here to email your lawmakers in support of compassionate care programs.

You can now get a license to grow and sell cannabis from the state of California

Meadow

You can now get a license to grow and sell cannabis from the State of California That doesn’t mean it’s easy, or that most people will apply. And then you see the consumption version of that, where folks would be sold a small amount of cannabis or concentrate that they could use on site.