Court: DEA Must Explain Its Failure to Act Upon Pending Marijuana Cultivation Applications

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A federal court has ordered the Drug Enforcement Administration to respond to a lawsuit charging the agency with failing to move forward with a 2016 policy to expand the total number of federally licensed marijuana cultivators.

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.

Health Canada Falls Behind on Licensing Micro Cultivators

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Health Canada has issued only two licenses for micro cultivators to date. The post Health Canada Falls Behind on Licensing Micro Cultivators appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry advocacy British Columbia craft cannabis cultivation health canada

RXGreen Supports Cannabis Cultivators by Getting Their Hands Dirty

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Solving tough cannabis cultivation problems is all in a day’s work for Shara Ross, an agricultural expert who travels the US consulting on cannabis grows for RXGreen Technologies. Growing cultivation RxGreen sponsored article

Oregon Senate OKs Freeze on Cannabis Cultivation

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The post Oregon Senate OKs Freeze on Cannabis Cultivation appeared first on Leafly. Politics cultivation Growing licensing OregonFacing product surpluses and plummeting prices, the Oregon Senate has moved forward with a plan to temporarily limit the state's supply of legal adult-use marijuana.

How Cannabis Cultivation Has Advanced Farming Technologies

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See how cannabis has already helped in making the future a little greener. The post How Cannabis Cultivation Has Advanced Farming Technologies appeared first on Leafly. Canada Growing Industry Science & Tech environment farming hydroponics technology

Grow Tech: Gadgets for the Home Cannabis Cultivator

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With the array of cannabis legalization laws taking effect in the U.S. By becoming your own master cultivator, you gain autonomy throughout the entire growth process, ensuring both safety and quality. Home cultivation can improve your health and wellness.

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.

How Honey Cultivates Partnerships With Humboldt Cannabis Growers

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In a booming cannabis industry, Honey is devoted to supporting the efforts of cultivators from California's storied Humboldt County. The post How Honey Cultivates Partnerships With Humboldt Cannabis Growers appeared first on Leafly. Strains & Products California Honey Humboldt sponsored article vape pens

Alaska: Cultivators still seeking changes to cannabis excise tax

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Questions continue to bubble up about potential changes to state cannabis taxes to keep the current structure from hampering business in the future. When they did, they began paying into the cultivation tax that Alaska assesses on commercially grown marijuana. Cannabis Tax Intel

California Hemp Cultivation: It’s Complicated

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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. In other words, commercial cultivation was still not allowed.

California Cannabis Cultivator Brings RICO Claims Against Fellow Cultivator, But Not For The Reason You Might Think

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In what appears to be a first, a veteran commercial cannabis cultivator in Santa Barbara County has sued another cannabis cultivator for, among many other claims, violating the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).

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. Indoor cannabis growth is exponentially worse for the environment than outdoor cultivation.

California Hemp Cultivation Law is About to Change, Again

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Today, I’m going to talk about SB-153, which could have a massive impact on California’s hemp cultivation industry. In the wake of this law, many institutions that may not necessarily qualify for cultivation under federal law would be able to cultivate in CA.

Top 5 Cannabis Cultivations Licensing Regions In California

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One that caught our eye: Santa Barbara is the cannabis cultivation capital of the state. Which California counties submitted the most cannabis cultivation applications? Source: Cannabis Wire Daily.

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

New Premium CBD Brand Cultivate Launches, Offering All-Natural Daily Wellness

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We have taken great care to create safe, natural, and effective products so as to give Cultivate customers a better overall quality of life,” said Gina Champion-Cain, CEO of Cultivate, who noted that the hemp industry is set to explode into a multi-billion-dollar business within the next year or two.

Best practices relating to Cannabis Cultivation Tax (“CCT”).

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Cannabis Tax collections did not meet projections. There are multiple reasons California’s Cannabis Tax collections did not meet projections. This Post addresses best practices relating to Cannabis Cultivation Tax (“CCT”). .

Legislation to Legalize Personal Marijuana Cultivation Filed in Washington’s House and Senate

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Companion bills that would legalize the personal cultivation of marijuana for those 21 and older has been filed in Washington State’s House of Representatives and Senate.

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

Were Vikings Growing Cannabis in Newfoundland 1,000 Years Ago?

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The post Were Vikings Growing Cannabis in Newfoundland 1,000 Years Ago? Canada Lifestyle cultivation historyProbably not, as it turns out. appeared first on Leafly.

Federal Bill Would Expand Insurance Coverage to Cannabis Industry

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A newly introduced bill in Congress aims to limit cost of fires and other disasters by expanding insurance coverage to the cannabis industry. The post Federal Bill Would Expand Insurance Coverage to Cannabis Industry appeared first on Leafly. Wildfire season is coming.

California county making progress on repeal of cannabis cultivation ban

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California county making progress on repeal of cannabis cultivation ban. They report, ” The Calaveras County Board of Supervisors’ new rulemaking began in February. The movement marks a reversal from a ban enacted over a year ago by the former board, which left an estimated 750 MJ farmers without any legal way to continue growing.” ” Full story at. Gumballs

Greenfield MC will launch a joint-venture business with US-listed company EPHS to cultivate medicinal cannabis in Australia

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Sydney startup Greenfield MC will launch a joint-venture business with US-listed company EPHS to cultivate medicinal cannabis in Australia, with Queensland’s Sunshine Coast a frontrunner for the operation.

Sundial gets approval from Health Canada to increase cultivation space by 140,000 sq. ft

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Sundial) is pleased to announce that it has received licence amendments from Health Canada for an additional 140,000 square feet of cannabis cultivation at its flagship facility in Olds, Alberta. ft appeared first on Cannabis Life Network.

Ohio Awards Additional Medical Marijuana Cultivation License to Ohio Grown Therapies

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Confusion over Ohio Grown Therapies’ pesticide plan in its initial application for a Level 1 medical marijuana cultivation license nearly lost the Johnstown company entry into Ohio’s nascent market, until the Department of Commerce reevaluated the business’s score and issued it a provisional license late last month. Now that is has secured a provisional cultivation license, Ohio Grown Therapies has nine months to obtain a final operational permit. “We’re

Federal Court Dismisses RICO Suit Against Sonoma County Cannabis Cultivator

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For a while, criminal conspiracy lawsuits against cannabis operations looked like a potentially promising strategy for cannabis prohibitionists to try and use litigation to reverse the trend of legalization. Much Ado About RICO and Cannabis, Part 2.

Do Cannabis Consumers Actually Know What They’re Buying?

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HerbaBuena’s Online Store Answers the Call For ‘Conscious Cannabis’ with Quality Standards Consumers Can Trust, and California Statewide Delivery. Rose founded HerbaBuena in 2015 to set a new standard of purity, quality and sophistication for cannabis.

How to Get a Rec in Hawaii and Cultivate Medical Marijuana (up to 7 plants)

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Before we get onto getting a rec and medical marijuana card in Hawaii, let’s first discuss the general laws and context surrounding the cannabis scene in this sunny state.

CA: Bonta’s Attempt To Lower Sales Tax & Suspend Cultivation Taxes Doesn’t Clear Committee

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KTVU Fox News reports… A group of state lawmakers, led by Democrat Assemblyman Rob Bonta, had hoped to temporarily lower the sales tax to 11% and suspend the cultivation taxes for 2 1/2 years to help retailers compete with prices on the black market. Cannabis Tax Intel Gumballs

California: Cannabis Cultivation Tax (“CCT”) and Cannabis Excise Tax (“CET”) Fixing The Shortfall

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. This Post suggests some specific changes relating to the reporting and collection of Cannabis Cultivation Tax (“CCT”) and Cannabis Excise Tax (“CET”). Some cannabis cultivators believed they had paid CCT.

CCT CET: Responsible Persons, “Collection & Remittance of Cannabis Excise Tax [“CET”] & Cannabis Cultivation Tax [“CCT”]

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CCT CET – Responsible Persons – we see a constant barrage of complaints about how oppressive the cannabis regulatory structure in California has been. The weakness relates to the collection and remittance of Cannabis Excise Tax [“CET”] and Cannabis Cultivation Tax [“CCT”].

Kings Country supervisors adopt an interim urgency ordinance regarding the cultivation of hemp

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The Sentinel reports…… HANFORD — At its meeting Tuesday morning, The Kings County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to adopt an interim urgency ordinance regarding the cultivation of hemp in Kings County.

Chinese-Funded Covert Cannabis Cultivation Leads to Three Los Angeles Marijuana Arrests

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Investigators allege the men were wired millions of dollars from China in order to buy homes that would be used in illegal cannabis grow operations. The Los Angeles CANNABIS LAW Group represents growers, dispensaries, collectives, patients and those facing marijuana charges.

Article: What Cannabis Cultivators and Retailers Need to Know About Product Liability Lawsuits

Cannabis Law Report

All signs point to 2019 being another huge year for the cannabis industry, with medicinal and recreational use expanding to more states and the diminishing threat of federal prosecution paving the way for the industry to meet or exceed soaring market expectations.

Wiisag Receives Confirmation of Readiness for Outdoor Cannabis Cultivation

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(Toronto, May 8, 2019) Wiisag Corporation, an integrated indigenous cannabis company, headquartered at Neyaashiinigmiing, ON, First Nation, is pleased to announce it has received a letter from Health Canada stating that Wiisag is at the Confirmation of Readiness stage, effective immediately. “We

This One Chart Captures California’s Cannabis Supply Crunch

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April has turned into one nail-biter of a month for California’s legal cannabis industry. The post This One Chart Captures California’s Cannabis Supply Crunch appeared first on Leafly. Industry adult-use cannabis California cultivation licensing

South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) Awards First Cannabis Cultivation License

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House of Hemp hope to build on existing medical research and further explore the potential of cannabis as a healing plant. Limited evidence suggests cannabis can reduce nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy, improve appetite in people with HIV/AIDS, and reduce chronic pain and muscle spasms.

Montreal Cannabis Producer Obtains Three Licenses by Health Canada

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GWNG) a new producer of premium medical and recreational cannabis, is pleased to announce that it has received three licenses from Health Canada- for Cultivation, Processing and Medical Sales. With over 25 years of experience, legacy grower Kris Love will lead the cultivation team.

Australia’s MGC Pharmaceuticals finally gets cannabis cultivation research licence from the Australian Office of Drug Control.

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The research will focus on the optimisation of breeding and cultivating processes and the extraction of material to assess their efficacy of medical cannabis on prostate, melanoma and other cancer cells. Earlier this year, MGC and RMIT received approval from the Office of Drug Control to possess and handle phytocannabinoids derived from medical cannabis plants for research purposes. Medical Cannabis NewsHere’s the press release.