I wrote a book about global cannabis laws, here is what I learned…

Cannabis Law Report

It took twelve months of research, investigations and interviews (and about five weeks of non-stop writing with some very late nights and a lot of coffee) to produce my book on cannabis law and regulation, which is out now with Bloomsbury Professional.

California Hemp Cultivation: It’s Complicated

Canna Law Blog

There is actual law on the books for cultivation, but it mostly sat there for a few years and is only now coming to light. To understand the current state of hemp cultivation in California, we need to look back a few years.

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California: Which Set of Books?

Cannabis Law Report

PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Let’s begin with an old joke…how many sets of books does a business need to keep? We will start with the IRS requirements for maintaining books and records for any business. These documents contain information you need to record in your books.

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

Canna Newswire

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

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

Cannabis Law Report

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.

California: CCT and CET Collection Mechanics: “CDTFA failed abysmally to inform and educate the entire group – cultivators, distributors, and manufacturers, regarding the record-keeping responsibilities relating to CCT.”

Cannabis Law Report

PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. We are publishing this Post as the foundation for a series of at least three Posts in which we will suggest best practices in the financial record-keeping for cultivators, distributors, and dispensaries [2]. CCT is collected from cultivators.

Back to the BRC: “The ability to tax cannabis is one of the main political reasons given to support recreational legalization. A successful tax system will need to raise money to pay for increased education, public health and enforcement costs associated with marijuana cultivation and use.”

Cannabis Law Report

CPA’s” PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. . While we could devote a book length article to a present day critique of that report we are going to limit our thoughts to a review of the Tax Policy component of the report which appears on pages 48 through 56.

Mark Taylor (Euro Editor of Cannabis Law Report) To Publish, “Bloomsbury Professional Law Insight – Cannabis Law and Regulation”

Cannabis Law Report

We’re proud to announce that our European correspondent & editor, Mark Taylor, has just announced the publication of his title “Cannabis Law and Regulation” with respected UK professional publisher Bloomsbury Professional. Bloomsbury Professional Law Insight – Cannabis Law and Regulation.

Greenest Cannabis Must Start Now

Cannabis Law Report

PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. cannabis industry in 2018? The scary question as discussed directly in Ryan Miller’s June 2018 article on Recycling in the Cannabis Industry : Nipping a cannabis garbage problem in the bud. NO action by individual cannabis consumers.

California Cannabis: Non-Compete Clauses are Almost Never Enforceable

Canna Law Blog

A common example of a non-compete is in an executive employment agreement, where an executive of a cannabis company will be bound from competing with the company for a certain period of time after leaving. Can a cannabis business enter into a non-compete with its vendors or suppliers?

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Article: Are Cannabis Contracts Void?

Cannabis Law Report

Section 1608 of the California Civil Code has been on the books since 1872. The Controlled Substances Act makes it illegal under federal law to manufacture, distribute, or dispense marijuana ( Cannabis ). Published Via The National Law Review: [link]. Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

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Cannabis Contract Woes in Washington State

Cannabis Law Report

Recent decisions in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, point to troubling developments in the treatment of cannabis related contract disputes that find themselves in federal court. The case is a contract dispute between two cannabis companies.

Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commissioner Britte McBride Says No Magic Dragons Please

Cannabis Law Report

Two Massachusetts cannabis commissioners feel the name of the business appeals to children, and noted the link to the 1960s song “Puff, the Magic Dragon,” by Peter, Paul and Mary.”it The documents indicate the microbusiness plans to produce cone-shaped, hand-rolled cannabis cigars.

California Cannabis Bill Roundup for October 2019

Canna Law Blog

Seems like not a month goes by in California where the Assembly isn’t trying to pass a slew of cannabis bills to help regulate the state’s industry under the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (“MAUCRSA”).

A Mother’s Journey Through The Medical Cannabis Labyrinth

CannaTech

As the heavens open above and the land is cultivated below, Mother Nature bestows plants for mankind to grow. It may be a myth but long-live the modern-day legend: the story of the legalization of medical cannabis in Greece. The Humans of Cannabis

Nantucket First Cannabis Retail Store Opens

Cannabis Law Report

Here at CLR we believe Melville’s Moby Dick to be the great novel of the 19th century and that the search for sensible regulated cannabis nationwide seems in part to reflect Ahab’s endless search for the White Whale.

Questionable DOJ conduct comes to light in cannabis company criminal case Fusion Pharm

Cannabis Law Report

Harmon thought he had scored a big criminal case against two cannabis businessmen for the Department of Justice in the early days of pot stocks trading on U.S. Teri Buhl - Regulated Cannabis & Hemp Industry Investigative JournalismAuthored By: Teri Buhl.

Ready to Lobby?

NORML

Here’s what’s currently on the books so far: Virginia 2020 Cannabis Lobby Day. Delaware Citizens’ Cannabis Lobby Day XXV. We need the 61% of Delawareans who support legalization to stand with us to end cannabis prohibition in the 1st State.

Attorney General Nominee Commits To Leave State-Legal Marijuana Programs Alone

NORML

In an era when 47 states have laws on the books that defy the Schedule 1 status of cannabis, it makes no sense from a political, fiscal, or cultural perspective to try to put this genie back in the bottle.”.

The World Health Organization Steps Up on Cannabis

Canna Law Blog

On February 1, it was reported that the World Health Organization (WHO) made some significant and long overdue recommendations with respect to cannabis. Therefore, no one should expect the doors to swing wide on international cannabis trade overnight.

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Terpene Spotlight: Geraniol

FloridaMarijuana.net

The Cannabis plant has been around for centuries. The history of cannabis cultivation in America dates back to the early colonists, who grew hemp for textiles and rope. While legal medical marijuana is still in its infancy in Florida, it has been well-documented that cannabis has been utilized as a medicine. Their discovery was the catalyst which allowed for more cannabis research. Science is just beginning to uncover the value of the cannabis plant.

Greenway – Article: Income Taxes and the Cannabis Business: The Impact of §280E

Cannabis Law Report

Your cannabis company will have inventory in various forms (finished cannabis goods, work in process, raw materials and supplies) at the beginning and end of each tax year. But, remember, you only get your deduction in the year in which the finished goods are sold.

Is Cannabis Against Your Religion?

SpeedWeed

Is consuming cannabis a sin, haram, not kosher? In the Judaic tradition, scholars still debate the question of whether God meant Moses to use cannabis as part of an anointing oil when he spoke of a plant called kaneh-bosem , in Exodus 30:22-30. Tips for Growing Kosher Kush Cannabis.

Marijuana Dispensaries in New York City, New York

Miss Marijuana

If you’re searching “marijuana dispensary near me,” and you live in New York City, here are the top cannabis dispensaries near you. RELATED: How to Reuse Cannabis Stems (4 Creative Ways). Cannabis dispensaries in New York, NY . By: Shakira Washington.

CDTFA Cannabis Tax Audits

Cannabis Law Report

CPA’s” PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. CDTFA Cannabis Tax Audits – on February 28, 2019, we published [ Dispensaries Need Accurate Receipts ] to describe the financial records a dispensary must prepare and maintain as well as the receipts a dispensary must issue to.

Mondaq Article: South Africa: Cannabis: balancing Competing Interests

Cannabis Law Report

The Traditional Health Practitioners Act 22 of 2007, has legitimised the practice of indigenous health care system leading to a growing informal or semi-formal trade sector, in which a large number of medicinal plants are sold as crude, unprocessed plant material, including cannabis.

History of the medicinal use of cannabis

Alchimia

Cannabis or marijuana has been accompanying mankind for more than 10,000 years, which has found the myriad of uses of this plant, either at recreational, medicinal or industrial level. First medicinal uses of cannabis. Therapeutical cannabis in our era.

Fox Rothschild Publish PDF, ” National Survey On Marijuana Law On Regulations”

Cannabis Law Report

This pdf “e-book” has a publication date of 24 May 2019 and is authored by partners Joshua Horn & William Bogot. e-book-Marijuana-Mayv3. Cannabis Law News

The Rise of Cannabis University Degrees and Certifications

The Joint Blog

This rapid liberalization of the laws surrounding cannabis has taken what was a black market product, and in many areas created a booming new legal industry, which currently employees hundreds of thousands of people full-time throughout the U.S.

The World Health Organization Steps Up on Cannabis

Canna Law Blog

On February 1, it was reported that the World Health Organization (WHO) made some significant and long overdue recommendations with respect to cannabis. Therefore, no one should expect the doors to swing wide on international cannabis trade overnight.

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Ready to Lobby?

NORML

Here’s what’s currently on the books so far: Virginia 2020 Cannabis Lobby Day. Delaware Citizens’ Cannabis Lobby Day XXV. We need the 61% of Delawareans who support legalization to stand with us to end cannabis prohibition in the 1st State.

How Cannabis Became Illegal: The Racist Ideology of Cannabis Control

Cannabis Law Report

Today, more politicians and thought leaders are taking a stand supporting cannabis and related research than at any other time in living memory. The beginnings of America’s cannabis ban. One of the habits these new immigrants brought with them was the recreational smoking of cannabis.

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Harborside Health Center v. Commissioner: Implications for the Cannabis Industry and Their Tax Advisors

Cannabis Law Report

PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Since then his CPA firm, Luigi CPA, serves clients in all aspects of the cannabis industry. Commissioner: Implications for the Cannabis Industry and Their Tax Advisors. Implications for Non-Retail Cannabis Businesses.

Ready to Lobby?

NORML

Here’s what’s currently on the books so far: Virginia 2020 Cannabis Lobby Day. Delaware Citizens’ Cannabis Lobby Day XXV. We need the 61% of Delawareans who support legalization to stand with us to end cannabis prohibition in the 1st State.

Webinar: 2019 California Cannabis Forecast

Cannabis Law Report

Currently, two main drivers are responsible for market growth in California: the conversion of black-market consumers to legal consumers, and the emergence of new cannabis consumers who were previously held back by the stigma of consuming an illegal product. 2019 California Cannabis Forecast.

Article: The $USD4 Billion Ticking Timebomb

Cannabis Law Report

million, or roughly C$1,385 per square foot, on its books, well more than the going rate for such facilities. Similar acquisitions played out across the cannabis industry, and the claimed value of those purchases now sits on cannabis companies’ books like a ticking time bomb.

Everything You Need to Know About Running a Cannabis Dispensary in Nevada

Connor & Connor PLLC

The cannabis industry is growing rapidly – literally! In Nevada, the Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) explicitly states that the Department of Taxation may not compel the “production of books or papers that contain individually identifiable health information.” [2]