Cracking Down On Compliance

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Operational compliance has become paramount to the success of many cannabis businesses following new state regulations that went into effect earlier this year. For others, non-compliance has been a great downfall. As a result, cannabis regulations vary between states.

CannTrust affirms its commitment to regulatory compliance and restoring trust

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The post CannTrust affirms its commitment to regulatory compliance and restoring trust appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks. As part of its Review of Operations, CannTrust reduces workforce and spend while preserving key talent.

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Green Flower Starts Producing Educational Content On Legal Cannabis Compliance

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The curriculum covers topics that are essential for anyone looking to operate a commercial cannabis business or take a leadership role in the space. You’ll Master Topics Essential To Success In Commercial Cannabis Compliance, Including: Protecting Intellectual Property.

Hoban Law Launch Cannabis Compliance and Regulation courses on Green Flower Media Platform

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Here are the Cannabis Compliance and Regulation courses launching on the Green Flower Media platform. . Cannabis Law NewsHLG Course Descriptions: Historical Perspectives – Garrett Graff, Esq. Securing State Licenses and Local Permits – Craig Small, Esq. HLG. .

Why Marijuana Compliance is Important


One of the biggest advantages to legalization in Canada is the advantage of marijuana compliance. Despite the Canadian cannabis industry being in its infancy, marijuana compliance has already either failed to prevent defects (as was the case with Redecan) or was flatly ignored (the situation with Bonify). As advocates for legalization, it is important to remember why marijuana compliance is important. Marijuana Compliance Ensures Security.

Compliance over Enforcement: The New Normal For Washington Marijuana Businesses

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SB 5318 forces the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (“LCB”) to make some major institutional changes, requiring the LCB to work with licensees on compliance matters and limiting the LCB’s ability to issue violations.

3 Compliance Risks Cannabis Dispensary Owners Can Eliminate Right Now

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Cannabis Industry Writer and Director of Content at AxisWire. Legal cannabis in the U.S. Following the rules requires navigating a complex and ever-changing labyrinth of cannabis regulations, a daunting task even for the most seasoned compliance officers. William Sumner.

Bob Carp Cannabis Lawyer & Sector Legal & Compliance Publisher Disbarred From Massachusetts Bar

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And yes if you’ve googled him and noted that he writes for Cannabis Law Report ( item 3 p.1 In an online posting, the Carp Law Group LLC he heads touts having an “expertise” in the cannabis industry. Cannabis Law News

The Dangers and Consequences of Non-Compliance: WeedAdvisor’s Role in Prevention


The past week has not been good for Canada’s licensed producers, with two companies losing their place in the cannabis market. How, in a country with the most restrictive legal cannabis regulations, can such blatant non-compliance occur?

California: UCBA ( United Cannabis Business Association) 11 Sept 2019 Open Letter, “BRING WEEDMAPS INTO COMPLIANCE – ENFORCE AB 97” To Governor Gavin Newsom & Lori AjaxTo

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Weedmaps made a big song and dance about removing illegal cannabis businesses but refuse absolutely to give a date, essentially, kicking the can down the road. There are 3000 illegal cannabis businesses in CA and Weedmaps are earning money from the business generated illegally.

Profile: A closer look at Santa Barbara Co. Sheriff’s Cannabis Compliance Team successes and future challenges

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Cannabis Compliance Team got its start in June of 2018. This past June, the sheriff’s office says it seized more than 20 tons of illegal cannabis products. “We

Another European City, Copenhagen, Discussing Cannabis Regulation

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In the US state by state cannabis is being regulated whilst DC dithers. In Europe we see a similar patter emerging with the smaller jurisdictions taking a more proactive view of regulated cannabis. And now politicians in big cities are actively looking at ways to decriminalize cannabis.

Luxembourg becoming first EU state to fully legalise cannabis

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Luxembourg is to become the first European Union country to fully legalise cannabis. Officials are drawing up legislation to be unveiled later this year, which will detail the type of cannabis to be supplied and the taxation levels. .

‘Too costly, not enough evidence it works’, says UK in blow to cannabis campaigners

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Cannabis treatments are too expensive and do not come with enough test evidence to be effective, UK authorities have said. Pro-cannabis charities for individuals suffering debilitating illnesses have also reacted angrily.

Media Report Reveals German Govt Received Just Over 13 Million Euros Tax Revenue For Medicianl Cannabis In 2018

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Medizinisches Cannabis bringt dem Staat Millionen. million tax revenues through cannabis as medicine. million euros in tax revenues with medicinal cannabis in 2018. In total, 83 million euros were grossed last year with cannabis medicines. . Economic factor cannabis.

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Scotland Most Likely Wants Cannabis Regulation Says Times UK Survey

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The Times reports… Nearly 50 per cent of people living in Scotland support the legalisation of cannabis, a poll for The Times found. Mark Taylor UK / EU Cannabis Compliance Blog

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UK: Lib Dem Candidate For London Mayoral Race 2020 Says Legalize Cannabis, Reduce Crime Create Better Health Outcomes

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Here’s the nub of her pitch to voters… The legalisation of cannabis should be tested in London to improve public health and stop young people being drawn into crime, a London mayoral candidate has said. Mark Taylor UK / EU Cannabis Compliance Blog

France seeks patients for medicinal cannabis trial

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. France is searching for patients to take part in an official medical cannabis trial, but users will not be smoking the drug. Featured Mark Taylor UK / EU Cannabis Compliance Blog France

UK: The Centre for Medicinal Cannabis (CMC) – Report “?CBD in the UK: Towards a responsible, innovative and high-quality cannabidiol industry”

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Mark Taylor UK / EU Cannabis Compliance BlogAuthored by Blair Gibbs Dr Andrew Yates Jon Liebling and published June 2019. Full Report. Report _ CBD in the UK - Exec Summary.

Meet the man budding to smash diabetes with cannabis therapy

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A skeptic all his life, it was not until Martin Tindall walked around a Colorado dispensary and saw firsthand how cannabis could lengthen and save lives did he become a believer.

Cyprus Approves New Medicinal Cannabis Law

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Cyprus has legalised the cultivation and use of medicinal cannabis domestically following a government vote on February 15. Members approved 30 to 18 to allow growing, importing and exporting, and for individuals to possess and use medicinal cannabis.

Belgium steps up medicinal cannabis plans with new government bureau

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Belgium has laid out plans to increase medicinal cannabis production, promising more money for research and domestic cultivation. A handful of Belgian startups have announced that they would grow up to five tonnes of medical cannabis per year. .

History As UK Imports First Legal Bulk Cannabis Shipments

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A landmark moment for the UK’s cannabis industry occurred this week when the first bulk shipments of marijuana were imported into Britain since legislation changed in November.

EU drug agency releases key report as lawmakers commit to cannabis study

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Medicinal cannabis is creeping up the European Union agenda as legislators prepare to divert cash into research of the drug and begin laying groundwork for a harmonised set of laws across the bloc. The EU has 28 member states, each with their own set of cannabis laws.

GW’s Cannabis-Based Epilepsy Drug Set For European Approval

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Knowledge, attitudes and policies regarding medical cannabis and cannabis-based drugs are changing. the drug became the first cannabis-based medicine to be approved in the United States. Mark Taylor UK / EU Cannabis Compliance Blog

What Patients Need to Know about Medical Cannabis and Travel

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With medical cannabis , you’re hoping to get back to living your best life and doing the things you love. Compliance and LegalizationFor many people, this includes travel.

EU To Increase Permitted THC Levels In Legal Cannabis Products

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. The European Union is set to increase the permitted THC levels in legal cannabis products from 0.2 percent is the existing limit, so the rule change would bring the EU in line with the dominant cannabis-sector geographies.

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Italian court bans cannabis derivatives, in blow to popular sector

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Italy’s top court has banned the sale of cannabis products, on the heels of threats by the country’s deputy prime minister to close shops who sell legal derivatives of the plant.

Article – Faegre Baker Daniels: Key Considerations for U.K. Investment in the Legal Cannabis Industry Abroad

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investors in cannabis-related entities, where the activity is legal in its jurisdiction but not legal in the U.K., businesses with regards to cannabis-related activity and significant discrepancy in opinion within the U.K. Legal Status of Cannabis in the U.K.,

US Bid To Ease Cannabis Banking Risks Shows Scale Of Challenge Facing Europe

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. European cannabis firms and investors enviously watching the rapid maturation of the multi-billion dollar North American industry may consider something both geographies have in common; the difficulty of getting banks onside.

Anti-cannabis minister threatens to bring down Italian government

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Italy’s firebrand Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has promised to shutter every legal cannabis shop in Italy “one by one” and collapse the government should his coalition partner, the Five Star Movement, not comply with the demand.

Dutch cities reject cannabis regulation plan, continue with ‘backdoor problem’

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. The Netherlands’ on-off love affair with cannabis has taken another twist as three of its largest cities have backed out of a government experiment to end the legal grey areas that exist around the country’s famous coffeeshops.

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Netherlands ‘legal supply’ coffee shop trial to proceed from 2021

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Reforms to the Netherland’s opaque cannabis laws are finally underway after an agreement was struck on a four-year trial to provide cafes with a legal and regulated supply of product.

First cannabis clinic opens in UK

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. The UK’s first specialist medicinal cannabis centre opened earlier this month, charging £200 ($264) per appointment, and between £600 ($792) and £700 ($925) per month for treatment.

Portugal Special Guest Post: João Taborda da Gama, “One Year of Medical Cannabis in Portugal”

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. July 18 marks the first anniversary of the Portuguese medical cannabis law. That is precisely the case of the marketing authorization for cannabis-based preparations and substances. Do pharmacies know how to deal with medical cannabis?

Guest Article: The Legal Status of CBD Oil in Spain

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Cannabidiol or CBD is a chemical compound that is extracted from species of cannabis plants marijuana or hemp. While THC is the psychoactive agent that is present in a cannabis plant, CBD has a lot of medicinal properties. The use of cannabis for commercial purposes is illegal in Spain.

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UK’s First Ever Medicinal Cannabis and Cannabinoids Trade Show to Convene 12th-13th July, ExCeL, London 

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Europe CBD Expo is the UK’s First Ever Medicinal Cannabis and Cannabinoids Trade Show to Convene on 12th-13th July at the ExCeL London. The Conference will focus on discussions by the world’s leading names and industry experts in the cannabis and cannabinoids spheres.

CBD Ban: Brits Take Up Fight And Send Lawyers To Brussels

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Cannabis lawyers are heading to Brussels next week to challenge a recent decision by the European Union to reclassify food products containing cannabidiol (CBD) and prohibit their sale.

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French think tank backs full legalisation of cannabis for billion dollar boon

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. group of leading French economists have recommended full legalisation of cannabis. France has among the highest rate of cannabis testing in Europe. We are against legalising cannabis for recreational use.

Swiss Plan To Let 5,000 Citizens Use Cannabis In Major Medical Trial

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Switzerland’s government will allow 5,000 citizens to use cannabis legally, as part of a country-wide clinical trial. Those who sign up to the trial would receive a small amount of cannabis each month, to smoke or eat.