Maine: Governor Signs Legislation Finalizing Rules for Retail Marijuana Sales

NORML

Janet Mills on Thursday signed legislation finalizing regulations governing the licensed production and retail sale of cannabis to adults. With the passage of the new rules, it is estimated that marijuana retailers may be operational by March 2020. Democratic Gov.

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Study: Adult-Use Cannabis Access Associated with Decreased Sales of OTC Sleep Aids

NORML

Adult-use retail cannabis access is associated with a decline in the sales of over-the-counter (OTC) sleep aid medications, according to data published in the journal Complimentary Therapies in Medicine.

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LP farm sales to improve access, not prices for Ontario consumers

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Licensed producers will soon be able to sell products straight from the farm in Ontario but consumers will likely still have to pay retail prices. The post LP farm sales to improve access, not prices for Ontario consumers appeared first on Leafly.

Study: Adult Use Retail Customers Frequently Substitute Cannabis for Opioids, Other Prescription Drugs

NORML

Adults who purchase retail cannabis typically report using it to mitigate pain and to improve sleep, and often use it in place of conventional medications, according to data published online today in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs.

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When Two Friendly Foes Find Common Ground – A Lift & Co. Conference Conversation

Cannabis Life Network

Do you risk your personal freedom so that others can access the medicine they need or do you stay safe while those […]. Blog Business Cannabis 101 Cannabis Canada Cannabis Legalization Cannabis News Culture Featured Health Law Marijuana News Politics cannabis access cannabis canada compassion club dispensaries effect legal cannabis store legal retail cannabis Licensed Producer Lift & Co. Like many, I started my career in the cannabis industry illegally.

KlickTrack Launches Cannabis Retail Platform at CannaCon in Seattle

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SEATTLE – January 31, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Following a successful beta launch in September 2018, KlickTrack announced today that it is launching its fully integrated retail ecosystem that represents the next generation of cannabis software technology. RETAIL & ECOMMERCE

Ontario to allow cannabis retailers to sell online and over the phone

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — Cannabis retailers will soon be able to sell products online or over the phone for in-store pick-up as the Ontario government adopts a “click-and-connect” sales model to expand access to legal marijuana.

“Big-Box Retailers” Gearing Up to Sell CBD Products in the U.S.

WeedAdvisor

laws, major retailers south of the border are preparing to carry a wide array of CBD-infused products, according to the New York Post. Understandably, big retailers have not hesitated to cash in on this opportunity. WeedAdvisor’s Desire for Universal Cannabis Access. .

Los Angeles Cannabis Retail Licensing May Get Derailed

Canna Law Blog

The second phase was open for only certain qualifying non-retail businesses with social equity requirements. The first round of the third phase (yes, there will be multiple rounds) opened for a 14-day period for only very small amount of social equity retail licenses on September 3, 2019.

A Dispensary Dichotomy – Why Activists Are Needed on Both Sides of the Brick and Mortar

Cannabis Life Network

Some cannabis retail shops were silent, while others were just as unsure of their province’s upcoming actions as we were. A lot of cannabis consumers were suspended in terror at the beginning of October, 2018.

Survey Says US Bankers Want Access To Cannabis Industry – 89% In The West Want Change

Cannabis Law Report

Without access to banks, many cannabis companies, including growers and retailers, face a significant burden operating as cash-only businesses.

New Jersey set to expand access to medical marijuana

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

The state will begin issuing separate licenses for growers, processors, and retailers, and is seeking approximately 24 cultivators, 30 manufacturers, and 54 dispensaries. The post New Jersey set to expand access to medical marijuana appeared first on Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law. By: Nabil Rodriguez, Esq. and Victor Fox*. New Jersey has expanded their medical marijuana program due to increases in patient demand coupled with shortages in supply.

Georgia’s Governor Signs Bill Into Law That Allows Medical Cannabis Patients To Access Cannabis Oil That They Could Already Access

Cannabis Law Report

Why did this process of giving patients access to what they already have take 6 years ! It also gives pharmacies priority for distributing the drug, but allows a state commission to seek out independent retail locations if it determines there is a need. We ask.

The Battle for California Cannabis Access is a Roadmap for States Considering Legalization

Canna Law Blog

Right now, there is an ongoing battle between the state and local governments for access to cannabis, which should be the first place that states (and possibly even Congress) look when considering legalization.

ORCA: Oregon Retailers of Cannabis Assoc – Latest Legislative Update

Cannabis Law Report

Authorizes the OLCC to establish pilot programs to expand access to medical cannabis. Allows certified retailers to sell and deliver medical cannabis to medical cardholders who are at least 18 years of age.

California Cannabis Retailers Using Supermarket Model – Pay To Place

Cannabis Law Report

MJ Biz has a report on some of California’s bigger cannabis retailers using a tried and tested supermarket product placement model. Another indication that “big cannabis” both on the supply and retail side is developing into and industry that has a paucity of new ideas.

Bill Blair Confident that Accessibility to Legal Cannabis Will Shrink the Grey Market

WeedAdvisor

Low supply and a lack of retail storefronts are also contributing factors – something that Minister of Organized Crime and Border Security, Bill Blair, feels will resolve themselves shortly.

Delivery Option Seen as a Viable Solution to California’s “Cannabis Retail Deserts”

WeedAdvisor

Specifically, many aspiring consumers have to deal with “cannabis retail deserts” – large areas where marijuana retail shops are not available. In these areas and other cannabis retail deserts, the black market operates unchallenged. What is sadder, however, is that these dry spots exist in cities that allow cannabis retail shops. Residents and officials say retail sales will be a magnet for crime and that drivers will be easy targets for robbers.

Canada: Ontario to allow cannabis retailers to sell online and over the phone

Cannabis Law Report

The Vancouver Sun reports…… Cannabis retailers will soon be able to sell products online or over the phone for in-store pick-up as the Ontario government adopts a “click-and-connect” sales model to expand access to legal marijuana. Who’s ready for Cannabis telesales !

Quebec Plans to Open 20 New Marijuana Retail Locations by March 2020

WeedAdvisor

Sales have certainly ramped up since legalization – a common effect of having retail stores. This forced them (like the rest of the country) to limit operating hours of their retail locations.

Evidence-Based Research Suggests Allowing Cannabis Storefront Retail Benefits Neighboring Property Values, Public Health and Safety

Canna Law Blog

As for the effect of cannabis stores on the property values in their surrounding neighborhoods, the report observes: Modern cannabis retail stores are moving from the industrial fringes of town to prestige locations in high-value shopping districts.

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General Cannabis Announces Entry into Term Sheet For Acquisition of Denver Cannabis Retailer

Cannabis Law Report

The seller of the Business operates a retail cannabis dispensary in Denver. The term sheet for the Business also provides that the Company will enter into a five-year lease for the retail facility with options for renewal and purchase. “We DENVER, Aug.

Article: Matt Maurer, Ontario to License 50 New Cannabis Retail Stores This Fall

Cannabis Law Report

Unlike the first lottery in which the right to apply for 25 different retail licenses were allocated, this second lottery will require entrants to pre-qualify prior to being eligible to be selected in the lottery process.

Europe’s Top Broad Spectrum CBD Retailer, Dr. Hemp Me, Accredited by Cannabis Trade Association

Cannabis Law Report

Prefilled CBD Vape Pens are also accessible in the stock. Ireland’s Leading broad-spectrum CBD purveyor, Dr. Hemp Me lately stepped into the thriving Cannabis industry following its ratification from the Cannabis Trade Association (CTA) of Ireland.

A Short Story – The Basics In Obtaining a Retail Cannabis License (Washington)

Cannabis Law Report

We applied for a license to own and operate a retail cannabis store in Washington State following the passage of Initiative 502 in November 2012 legalizing recreational use of marijuana. The LCB has access to all financial and transactions records via what is known as traceability.

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

Cannabis Law Report

In July of 2014, the first retail stores opened in Washington State. We became BioTrack experts compared to most other retail stores. We must remember Cannabis cultivation, processing and retail sale are all still technically violations of Federal law.

CA: Bay Area Democrat Assemblyman Phil Ting Intends For Bill AB1356 To Force Recalcitrant Cities & Counties To Accept Regulated Cannabis Retail Outlets

Cannabis Law Report

If Ting’s AB 1356 passes, it would force cities and counties to allow one cannabis retail permit for every four liquor licenses in the jurisdiction. Some 75 percent of all cities and counties have banned retail pot business, according to state research highlighted by Ting.

Olds College: Introduction to Cannabis Retail Course Launched in partnership with 420 Clinic

420 Clinic

Olds College is excited to launch a new Introduction to Cannabis Retail course. Offered through Continuing Education, the new online course was developed in partnership with 420 Clinic and prepares students for employment in the cannabis retail industry. Students will be introduced to a scientific and biological framework for understanding cannabis, a variety of product knowledge and the regulations required to operate successfully within a Canadian retail cannabis outlet. “We

Legal Cannabis Spurs Increase in Cookie Sales, According to Study

MassRoots

Furthering the mystery of the cannabis-induced munchies, adults with safe, reliable access to legal recreational-cannabis spend more money on cookies, ice cream, and chips than their counterparts, according to a new study.

Newfoundland Cannabis Store Closes Amidst Supply Shortages

SpeedWeed

As of January 31, Newfoundland and Labrador will go from having six independent cannabis retailers to having five, as one of the original licensed retailers closes its doors. She has twice not received higher-THC product only to be told it went to the Esso retailer, Greening said.

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Maine: Medical Cannabis Market Is Third Largest in The State

NORML

Although the state’s medical cannabis access program has been operational for some two decades, Maine officials only began tracking caregiver-related tax revenue in February of 2019. Licensed retail adult-use marijuana sales are anticipated to begin later this year.

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Alexander Lichliter Brings a Mission to Drift Racing

Canna Newswire

In alignment with Mission’s goal to promote cannabis and CBD as part of a healthy and active lifestyle, Mission sees this partnership as an opportunity to provide approachable access to information on cannabis on a national platform. Mission is re-inventing the cannabis retail landscape and is committed to educating people about the benefits of safe cannabis use. CELEBRITIES & INFLUENCERS RETAIL & ECOMMERCE

California Has Legalized Recreational Marijuana: So Why Is It Still So Hard To Buy In Certain Counties?

MMJ Recs

One of the ways to get easier access to cannabis products is to get a medical marijuana (MMJ) recommendation. Image by cheifyc on Pixabay : Getting an MMJ card can help you get better access to cannabis products.

How Can I Buy Medical Marijuana In Napa?

MMJ Recs

Because Napa is considered one of the “driest” counties in California, your best bet for access to cannabis is to obtain an MMJ recommendation so that you can purchase from the medical marijuana dispensaries in the area.

South Dakota: Adult-Use Marijuana Initiative Certified for 2020 Ballot

NORML

A proposed measure legalizing and regulating the adult use and retail sale of marijuana in South Dakota has qualified for the 2020 ballot. Last month, officials similarly certified Measure 26 , which legalizes patients’ access to medical cannabis, for the November ballot.