Missouri: Medical Cannabis Dispensary Licenses Awarded

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State regulators have begun issuing the first of nearly 200 licenses to medical cannabis providers. Under the law, which voters approved in 2018, regulators must license a minimum of 24 dispensaries in each of Missouri’s eight congressional districts.

Alaska Officially Adopts Regulations To Allow On-Site Cannabis Consumption at Dispensaries

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Regulations were officially approved in Alaska to allow cannabis dispensaries to apply for on-site consumption permits. The on-site cannabis consumption licensing process can be compared to the process used to permit bars and restaurants to serve alcohol on-site.

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Main Street Marijuana joins voluntary industry testing program

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The signs come from an industry-led program called OK Cannabis, which offers testing services to detect pesticides and heavy metals in cannabis end products — the type of fully processed and packaged goods that consumers will find on store shelves.

NM leaves med. cannabis security specifics up to producers

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

On a Sunday afternoon over Labor Day weekend, a masked man, armed with a gun, burst through the doors of an Albuquerque medical cannabis dispensary. About two minutes later, he walked back out the door, with an estimated $5,000 worth of cannabis products.

Pennsylvania Dispensaries & Discounts

Canna Care Docs

Here at Canna Care Docs, we want to help you every step of the way on your medical cannabis journey, even after you have finished your evaluation at our clinics. Pennsylvania is having a burgeoning dispensary market, with new dispensaries opening constantly across the state, increasing access for medical cannabis patients. And with these new dispensaries, Canna Care Docs wants to ensure you know about the discounts that you may qualify for at each dispensary.

Article & Program Report: Perfecting Cannabis Policy

Cannabis Law Report

The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy continued to place a spotlight on issues of equality, inequality, equity, and inequity with its most recent program, “Pot and Parity.”. Naomi Martin, cannabis reporter from the Boston Globe, served as moderator.

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Extends Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Opening Hours

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The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation granted medical cannabis dispensing organizations the ability to remain open until 10 p.m. to make medical cannabis sales. The Division has also issued guidance to dispensaries on measures they can take to.

A Comprehensive Cannabis Program for New York State: The Second Act

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On January 21, 2020, as part of his 2021 Executive Budget, New York State Governor Cuomo released his proposed Cannabis Regulation and Taxation Act (CRTA)—his vision of a regulated cannabis market in New York State and second bite at the apple. The Program.

ILLINOIS ROUNDUP: AN EXPANDED (AND PERMANENT) MEDICAL PROGRAM AND ONGOING TWEAKS TO THE RECREATIONAL PROGRAM

Cannabis Law Report

During August alone, Illinois has passed new legislation expanding and cementing its medical marijuana program, and shown necessary flexibility as it attempts to get its recreational market off the ground by January 1, 2020. Authors Akshita Singh , Irina Dashevsky . Aug 21, 2019 .

Ontario Dispensaries Receive Overwhelming Response

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Despite only 10 dispensaries opening in Ontario, this did not deter people from waiting hours in line to get their hands on cannabis. The experience of walking into a store, examining your purchase and leaving with immediately is what makes dispensaries appealing, even if they suffer from small inconveniences, like long lines. As we mentioned in a previous article , online shopping is not a preferred option for cannabis consumers.

Texas Shuts Down Cannabis Dispensary Application Website

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The Texas Department of Pubic Safety has abruptly suspended the medical cannabis application process without an explanation just one week after it had opened it up, the Texas Tribune reports.

Massachusetts Compliance & Training Program For Cannabis Companies (Nation’s First) Deemed A Success

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1 deadline to train managers and employees under a new compliance and safety program that is the first of its kind in the nation. The state’s Responsible Vendor Training Program is designed to support licensee compliance and enhance the safety of customers and employees. MJ Biz reports.

Texas Expands Medical Marijuana Program, but Some Limitations Still Exist

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Until the bill goes into effect in September of 2019, current law states that only those with severe forms of epilepsy can access medical cannabis. Dallas News explains: “[Medical cannabis can] only contain low levels of the psychoactive ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC.

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority announces legislative changes to program

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Schools – HB 2612 defines “school” to include preschools for the purposes of the 1,000 feet requirement for dispensaries. It also authorizes licensed dispensaries to sell to other licensed dispensaries. Cannabis Law News

Utah Medical Marijuana Program “On Track”

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According to state health officials, Utah’s medical marijuana program will launch on time in just a few weeks. But Utah is the 33rd state to legalize medical cannabis, and no doctors have been prosecuted. “I

More California Marijuana Dispensaries May Be Cropping Up in Sacramento

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Amid the booming Southern California cannabis industry, the City of Sacramento is weighing whether to lift the existing cap on the number of marijuana dispensaries licensed to operate in the city, the primary goal being to offer more opportunities to minorities.

NEWS Ruling Opens New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program To Out Of State Patients

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MRR report reports…A judge has ruled that New Mexico’s medical marijuana program is open to people from outside the state who qualify based on a medical condition. Ruling Opens New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program To Out Of State Patients. Medical Cannabis News

Pennsylvania Senators Unveil Bill to Foster an Adult-use Cannabis Program

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. . Pennsylvania Senator Daylin Leach and Senator Sharif Street recently unveiled their plan to introduce legislation, Senate Bill 350 (“SB 350”), that — if passed — would legalize adult-use cannabis and create a corresponding regulatory program.

Pennsylvania Aims To Move Forward Both On Medicinal & Adult Use Cannabis Programs

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Pennsylvania Considers New Recreational Cannabis Legislation. A new effort to legalize recreational cannabis is coming to the Keystone State. “An end to the prohibition of cannabis is overdue,” Senator Street said in a release. Authored By: Patrick McKnight.

Police Take Down Four Illegal Marijuana Dispensaries in Regina, Canada

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The grey market was in for a rude awakening when Regina police raided four unlicensed dispensaries, according to CBC News. Now, provinces are finally starting to mobilize against these establishments, who make up a major portion of the illegal cannabis market. But considering the amount of time police and government authorities took little action prior to and after legalization, these four dispensaries are a drop in the bucket.

Saskatoon Dispensary Embraces Recycled Cannabis Packaging

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Recyclable cannabis packaging is coming to one store in Saskatoon – and they hope the trend will spread. However, according to CTV News , a single dispensary hopes to change that. “It’s Living Skies’ owner Cierra Sieben-Chuback gains nothing from this program.

21 State Attorneys General Urge Congress Protect State Marijuana Programs From Federal Interference

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21 State Attorneys General Urge Congress Protect State Marijuana Programs From Federal Interference. AG Racine Leads Bipartisan Coalition of 21 States In Urging Congress To Pass Cannabis Banking Bill. The legal cannabis industry in 33 states and several U.S. Cannabis Law News

16 Dispensaries That Deliver Marijuana in California

The Herb Collective

That law is now in effect, and a number of dispensaries in the state are open to business for all people above the age of 21. These are sixteen of the best dispensaries that deliver marijuana in California. This dispensary will deliver to the San Jose area at great prices.

Regina Dispensary Sheds New Light on Cannabis Prices

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A huge buzz among the cannabis industry is the striking price disparity between legal and illegal cannabis – a difference of about 50% in some cases, according to Statistics Canada. A CTV News interview with one Regina dispensary owner does just that. e-news Cannabis Pricing

South Los Angeles: City Officials Target, Shut Down Unlicensed Cannabis Dispensary

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Authorities shut down an unlicensed cannabis dispensary Wednesday in South Los Angeles, with city officials saying the crackdown is aimed at deterring other illegal operators. Los Angeles police served a search warrant and closed the illegal dispensary located at 8931 S.

Ohio Sells $75k in Successful First Day of Sales

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The four medical marijuana dispensaries that were open for business, on the first day of sales in Ohio, collectively sold 8.7 pounds of dried cannabis flower. According to the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program, that total volume generated $75,000 in sales.

New Jersey Continues to Expand Medical Marijuana Program

The Joint Blog

New Jersey’s Department of Health announced on Monday that it’s expanding the state’s medical-marijuana program. In total, the Department will seek up to 5 cultivation endorsements, up to 15 dispensary endorsements, and up to 4 vertically integrated permits.”

Ontario Cannabis Lottery Resurfaces to Add 50 More Dispensaries

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The notorious Ontario cannabis lottery is back, which may seem like a bad thing. However, the fact that it is carrying 50 new licenses with it speaks volumes about how the cannabis situation in Canada has played out. Once all is said and done, Ontario will be looking at a total of 75 stores, giving the cannabis presence a massive boost while encroaching upon the black market. These new stores spell huge opportunities for Ontario’s cannabis revenue.

Advocates Push Back on Changes to Utah Medical Cannabis Law

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Advocates and conservative groups sparred over proposed changes to Utah's medical cannabis program during a tense, two-hour public hearing. The post Advocates Push Back on Changes to Utah Medical Cannabis Law appeared first on Leafly.

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What is the Nevada Dispensary Association?

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The Nevada Dispensary Association (“NDA”), a non-profit trade association, was formed in 2014 with a mission to develop and promote best practices in Nevada’s medical marijuana industry. This bill allowed a limited number of dispensary, cultivation, production, and laboratory establishments to operate in Nevada. Who Does the Nevada Dispensary Association Represent? Secretary: David Goldwater, Co-owner of Inyo Fine Cannabis.

Cannabis Business Times and Cannabis Dispensary Publications Launch “Best Cannabis Companies To Work For—2020”

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Cannabis Business Times and Cannabis Dispensary launched the Best Cannabis Companies To Work For—2020. This survey and awards program will identify and recognize the best employers in cannabis cultivation and dispensary markets.

Latest Med Men Marketing Idea: They’ll Uber You For Free Direct From LAX To A Dispensary

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis retailer MedMen is trying to take the edge off flying — and grow its customer base — by offering perks to entice airline travelers to visit its dispensaries including free Uber rides from select airports and discounts on purchases for those in possession of a boarding pass.

Illegal Dispensaries Step in During New Brunswick Cannabis Shortage

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The government monopoly – which limits cannabis sales to an online retail outlet and 20 brick and mortar shops – is unable to meet the demand. Making matters worse, cannabis prices in N.B. Medical Dispensaries vs. Grey Market Dispensaries.

Pennsylvania’s Medical Cannabis Program Celebrates First Birthday , 116K Patients With 1000 Physicians Approved To Certify Patients

Cannabis Law Report

Quietly Pennsylvania’s medical program has been put into play and although the market isn’t a CA or CO if the numbers are extrapolated from the patient base it’s a new steady tax revenue for the state and even better so for the likes of Canopy, Aurora et al.

DOH puts non-resident’s medical cannabis applications on hold

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

The New Mexico Department of Health could face a legal challenge from one of its most prominent critics, who also runs a high profile medical cannabis dispensary. Continue reading DOH puts non-resident’s medical cannabis applications on hold at The NM Political Report.