New Hampshire: Home Cultivation Legislation Advances

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Senate lawmakers have passed legislation, SB 420 , permitting state-authorized patients to home cultivate cannabis for their own personal use. Currently, qualified patients are only permitted to obtain medical cannabis from a limited number of state-licensed dispensaries.

NORML Formally Responds to DEA’s Proposed Changes to Marijuana Cultivation Rules

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The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) has formally submitted comments to the US Federal Register opposing the Drug Enforcement Administration’s proposed rule changes governing the federal production and distribution of cannabis for clinical research purposes.

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New Hampshire: Lawmakers Advance Legislation Permitting Patients to Home Cultivate

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The measure permits registered patients (or their designated caregivers) to cultivate up to three mature plants in a private location that it not subject to public view. An estimated 6,500 patients are authorized with the state to access medical cannabis via one of the state’s four operational dispensaries. NORML has long opined that patients ought to have the legal option grow their own cannabis as an alternative to purchasing it from licensed commercial producers.

Delaware cannabis advocates rally for increased medical access with home grow!

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Delaware cannabis patients and advocates will gather in Dover on Wednesday to rally support for The Delaware Patient Right to Grow Act, House Bill 243. This change would allow registered patients and registered caregivers to grow medical cannabis at home. Patients are legally permitted to cultivate medical cannabis in about half of the states that regulate its use and distribution. Allowing patients to grow their own cannabis at home could dramatically increase access.

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Amazing Gifts for Cannabis Lovers and Cultivators

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With the rise in recreational cannabis in the United States, more people are becoming accepting and tolerant of cannabis use. Not only can it be a fun past time, but cannabis also has an abundance of benefits for patients, animals, and more. .

DEA Promises Progress on Federal Cultivation Applications, But Provides No Timetable for Action

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The US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has once again pledged to take action to better facilitate clinical cannabis research. In 2016, the DEA similarly announced the adoption of new rules to expand to supply of research-grade cannabis, but failed to take any further action.

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Rick Steves: I support home cultivation rights for all marijuana consumers

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It’s time our state lawmakers comport Washington law with those of other states that regulate the adult use of marijuana — all of which allow adults to grow limited quantities of cannabis in private. Legislation is currently stalled in the House and Senate to allow adults to cultivate up to six marijuana plants in their homes. Join me today in supporting the freedom for every cannabis consumer to have the right to cultivate marijuana in the home.

Court Dismisses Case Demanding DEA to Move Expeditiously to License Cannabis Cultivators

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A federal court on Friday denied a petition for a writ of mandamus that sought to order the US Drug Enforcement Administration to begin licensing private entities that wish to cultivate cannabis.

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What Oklahoma’s Ban On MMJ Delivery Means For Patients’ Accessibility

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The accessibility of medical marijuana is an important issue for MMJ patients all over the country. In Oklahoma, accessibility has never been a problem since MMJ became legal in 2018. Image by pixundfertig on Pixabay : How do patients get access to OK MMJ while on lockdown?

New Jersey set to expand access to medical marijuana

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The state will begin issuing separate licenses for growers, processors, and retailers, and is seeking approximately 24 cultivators, 30 manufacturers, and 54 dispensaries. It is worth noting, however, potential complications to New Jersey’s medical marijuana program may arise with another expansion pending under Jake Honig Compassionate Use Medical Cannabis Act. The post New Jersey set to expand access to medical marijuana appeared first on Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law.

Medical Cannabis Oil Distribution On The Horizon In Georgia

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As a beacon of hope for patients in Georgia, an executive director has finally been appointed by the Access to Medical Cannabis Commission to oversee the next stages of development for the state’s medical marijuana program.

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Challenges and Solutions: Access to Banking Services for Cannabis-Related Businesses

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Challenges and Solutions: Access to Banking Services for Cannabis-Related Businesses. Mr. Corey Barnette , Owner, District Growers Cultivation Center & Metropolitan Wellness Center. Cannabis Law NewsHearings.

Channel Islands (UK): Information Page – Licensing for cultivation of cannabis and associated activities

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Licensing for cultivation of cannabis and associated activities. Cannabis and cannabis resin are classified as Class B drugs under Schedule 1 of the Misuse of Drugs (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law, 1974. Cannabis Law News

Colombia Could Become the World’s Number One Cannabis Cultivator

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may have access to state-of-the-art growing technology, but that does not set them up to be world leaders in cannabis cultivation. Colombia, with its favourable climate and long-established marijuana cultivation workforce, will have a much easier time growing cannabis than its northern counterparts. The country’s rich history of marijuana cultivation dates back centuries. e-news cannabis Colombia MarijuanaCanada and the U.S.

Women’s Cannabis Wellness Network Brings on Cultivation PhD as Advisor

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the fastest growing global cannabis wellness network focused on women announced today the addition of a new advisory board member, Dr. Robert Flannery, PhD of Dr. Robb Farms, the “First PhD of Pot,” based in the Bay Area. WOMEN IN CANNABIS

Sativa Cultivation and Extraction Ltd, has been awarded a Controlled Drug licence for cannabis cultivation, production, possession and supply, at its Somerset headquarters, by the UK Home Office.

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The Home Office has granted a Somerset company a licence to grow cannabis for medical tests. Sativa Cultivation and Extraction Ltd, has been awarded a Controlled Drug licence for cannabis cultivation, production, possession and supply, at its Somerset headquarters, by the UK Home Office.

Paraguay’s Decision to Allow Domestic Cultivation Opens Up New Opportunities

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Medical marijuana was legal in Paraguay since 2007, but the few patients who qualified faced a slew of roadblocks making accessibility quite difficult. This includes a full breakdown of security measures, transportation procedures, cultivation and manufacturing.

Quebec’s Ban on Home Marijuana Cultivation Deem Unconstitutional

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We know by now that Quebec is not exactly the most cannabis-friendly province. The government made sure that the minority who do want to use cannabis are highly restricted as to where they can consume it. Now, Quebec appears to be getting a dose of reality, as CBC News reports a successful legal challenge against the province’s ban on home cultivation. Julien Fortier, the lawyer who led the challenge, said those wanting to grow cannabis at home can now do so legally.”.

Agreement with Farmalabor gives EMMAC immediate access to Italy, Europe’s second-largest Medical Cannabis Market

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EMMAC Life Sciences Ltd, the European independent medical cannabis company, is pleased to announce that it has formed a 50/50 joint venture company, Fontana S.R.L. Farmalabor”), one of Italy’s most active licensed importers and distributors of medical cannabis. 9 July 2019, London.

200 Year Old Slovenian Company Lists In London To Raise Money For Hemp Cultivation

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A Slovenian cannabis company has listed on a junior London stock market raising over five million euros to fund its ambitious European growth plans. parent company of a group of medicinal cannabis firms including cultivation business Freyherr d.o.o, High-Quality Pharma Cannabis.

Justice Department Urged To Take “Immediate Action” On Marijuana Grow Applications

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Currently, the sole federally licensed producer of cannabis for clinical research is the University of Mississippi. Evans urged the Department “to take immediate action on the existing pool of cannabis grower applications so that the United States scientific community can continue to expand the study of both the harmful and potential therapeutic effects of cannabis and its derivatives.

Arkansas: Licensed Medical Cannabis Sales Begin

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Qualified patients now have limited access to medical cannabis products, after the state’s first licensed dispensaries began making sales this week. Voters initially approved medical cannabis access by passing a statewide initiative in November 2016. Under the law , qualified patients may obtain both herbal preparations of cannabis and infused cannabis products from state-licensed dispensaries. To date, only one cultivator is operational.

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Article: Locke Lord – LOUISIANA RESIDENTS FINALLY HAVE ACCESS TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA

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Louisiana has licensed only two cultivators—the Louisiana State University and Southern University agricultural centers. Stay connected to our blog for more updates on Louisiana and other cannabis-related activity through the country. Medical Cannabis News One-Hit Wondersby Ryan Holz | Aug 7, 2019 | Medical Marijuana | Louisiana. In 2015, Louisiana lawmakers legalized medical marijuana.

The Willows Farms Has been Awarded Conditional Approval for Five Cannabis Licenses

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MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – April 8, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – The Willows Farms Limited recently received a green light to start business, as they were awarded their conditional approval for five licenses from the Cannabis Licensing Authority. CULTIVATORS

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

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Hemp Crop Report Documenting Industrial Hemp Cultivation and State Legislation in the U.S. We’ve seen hemp cultivation significantly expand in the U.S. Since the passage of Section 7606 of the 2014 Farm Bill, “Legitimacy of Industrial Hemp Research,” hemp cultivation in the U.S.

California: aBIZinaBOX Inc Publish Open Letter Addressing , “Second discussion paper on proposed amendments to Regulation 3700, Cannabis Excise and Cultivation Taxes”

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Our next area of concern is that even though CDTFA undertook a very well publicized effort to explain the proper procedure for the calculation of cannabis, state sales, and local taxes, this educational effort does not appear to have been successful.

Delaware Approves Medical Cannabis Delivery Option

NORML

Medical cannabis is essential and while we commend our state officials for declaring that centers will remain open during the state of emergency, we need to ensure our patients have uninterrupted access to their life saving medicine, especially during these uncertain times.

Oklahoma: Expanded Protections for Cannabis Patients to Take Effect

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Legislation will take effect next week expanding protections for state-qualified medical cannabis patients. ” Oklahoma is the fifteenth state to explicit protect medical cannabis patients from workplace discrimination, according to California NORML.

Brothers (and Sisters) in Farms: The Pros and Cons of Joining a California Cannabis Cultivation Cooperative

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California cannabis cooperatives are still going strong. Our firm’s cannabis practice group represents licensed cannabis cultivators of all sizes, ranging from the small artisanal grower to the medium/large farm with a country farmhouse to the mega farm jumbo operation.

New Hampshire: House Lawmakers Approve Bill Allowing Personal Possession of Marijuana

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New Hampshire House lawmakers today approved legislation, House Bill 1648 , eliminating criminal and civil penalties for activities involving possession and home cultivation of personal use quantities of cannabis.

Illinois Senate Passes the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act

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Illinois poised to become the first state to legislatively legalize and regulate cannabis. Most importantly, it removes cannabis from the hands of unregulated illicit marketers and ushers in a system where the product is tested, taxed, and otherwise regulated.

The African Cannabis Economy

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In today’s blog, guest contributor Jessica Steinberg discusses South Africa’s cannabis economy with Tandadzo ( Tando) Matanda, Founding Director of Zambezi Investment Fund. This is the second installment of Jessica’s in-depth series on the African cannabis landscape.

First Medical Cannabis Dispensary Opens In North Dakota This Week

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After two years of waiting, medical marijuana patients in North Dakota’s largest city will finally have safe, reliable access to medication. The very first medical cannabis dispensary in the Roughrider State is opening in Fargo on February 28, 2019. Pure Dakota Cannabis.

South Dakota: Medical Cannabis Initiative Certified for 2020 Ballot

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A proposed measure legalizing medical cannabis access in South Dakota has qualified for the 2020 ballot. The initiative permits qualified patients to possess and home-cultivate cannabis for medical purposes, and establishes a state-regulated retail system for medical marijuana sales. ” South Dakota is one of only three states that has not enacted any legislation providing some form of medical cannabis or CBD access.

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Louisiana Expands State Medical Marijuana Program

MassRoots

Louisiana’s medical marijuana program may have been established three years ago, but patients were not granted access to medicine until August of 2019 when the first round of the product became available.

Ohio Medical Cannabis Patients Rejoice As Edibles Will Soon Be Available

MassRoots

The first medical cannabis product manufacturing license was just awarded in Ohio, giving patients in the program a reason to celebrate. In the same facility, a 25,000 square foot space is dedicated to cultivating cannabis plants. Ohio Medical Cannabis Program Update.

A Cannabis 101 Course Is Now Available at New Zealand’s AUT

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Adding to the list of commended outcomes, students in New Zealand will now be able to study cannabis courses at university. On the 20 th of June, The Science of Medicinal Cannabis will be offered as a postgraduate course at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) in partnership with ZeaCann.