Evergreen Medical Supply Penalized by Health Canada for Non-Compliance

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Evergreen was caught off-guard during a surprise inspection, which led to a label of non-compliance in August. Health Canada’s findings led to major concerns about the legitimacy of the product and its overall safety for consumption. s licenses to protect public health and safety, including preventing cannabis from being diverted to the illegal market, as a result of noncompliance with certain provisions of the Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations.”.

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

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The weakness relates to the collection and remittance of Cannabis Excise Tax [“CET”] and Cannabis Cultivation Tax [“CCT”]. When the Distributor role was created, the California Legislature decided to place the majority of the collection and remittance responsibility on it [1]. You must collect the cultivation tax from cultivators when the cannabis enters the commercial market based on weight and category of the cannabis. c) COLLECTION. (1)

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

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However, health professionals have been reluctant to prescribe cannabis-based medicines in the UK because of the lack of clinical trial evidence of its benefits and safety. This would answer questions about safety and efficacy, they said. The watchdog said a network of children’s doctors should be created to collect evidence and advice on difficult cases. Featured Mark Taylor UK / EU Cannabis Compliance Blog NHS NICE sativex uk

Consumer Privacy, California Cannabis and CCPA Deletion Requests

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For businesses that are subject to CCPA, compliance can be rough. The deletion process itself can also be time consuming and expensive (especially for small businesses that may not have a dedicated compliance team).

NCIA Press Release: Cannabis Industry Professionals Call on Senate Banking Committee Chairman to Move Forward with House-Approved Banking Reform

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The bill would provide safe harbor for financial institutions to work with regulated cannabis businesses that are in compliance with state laws, addressing a number of public safety concerns and lack of access to capital for small businesses created by current federal restrictions. The signatories point out that some of Chairman Crapo’s proposed changes to the SAFE Banking Act would undermine its goal of improving public safety.

New Jersey Greatly Expands Medical Marijuana Law

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Ability to meet the overall health needs of qualified patients and safety of the public. Measure 1, Security plan: The applicant shall provide an acceptable safety and security plan, including staffing and site plan, and a detailed description of proposed security and safety measures, which demonstrates compliance with the rules at N.J.A.C. History of compliance with regulations and policies governing government regulated marijuana programs.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/8/19

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Activists in Nebraska, along with two pro-legalization Senators, qualified a 2020 medical cannabis ballot initiative petition to begin collecting signatures from registered voters in the state. 333, to amend the state’s existing industrial hemp law to be in compliance with the new federal hemp regulations. Update : HSB 244 was approved by the House Public Safety Committee on 3/7. Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup!

California Employers Ease Zero Tolerance on Cannabis

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Attorney General said he’d favor a new bill protecting cannabis businesses and users from federal prosecution as long as they were in compliance with federal law. Two years after that, federal lawmakers passed the Drug-Free Workplace America Act, which allowed mandatory drug-testing of employees AND government contractors, citing safety concerns. The Los Angeles CANNABIS LAW Group represents growers, dispensaries, collectives, patients and those facing marijuana charges.

The Worst Cannabis Hazards (Still) around in California

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Interestingly enough, it’s safe to say that the chaos that commenced with initial licensing under the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (“MAUCRSA”) has never really abated. The “collective hangover” Shockingly enough, our cannabis business attorneys in California still get calls from people who want to set up non-profit “collectives” under the Compassionate Use Act of 1996.

California Regulated Cannabis: Reboot in 2020!!

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Local governmental agencies have the final say on land-use, health and safety issues, and the ability to collect tax revenues from the industry, but all local authority was subject to a framework of a comprehensive, burdensome and poorly reasoned state-wide regulation of this industry. How should a cannabis business that is operating in complete compliance with local ordinances and paying all local taxes but largely ignoring state regulation be characterized?

Zenabis Warehouse Fire Demonstrates Importance of Asset Management

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Licensed producers – like any business – deal with government bodies on issues such as workplace safety, equipment maintenance and compliance. WeedAdvisor’s asset management solutions collect, organize, maintain and report all relevant data to internal staff and the appropriate government organizations. Licensed producer Zenabis is a household name among industry experts, which is why a fire at their Langley, B.C. warehouse inevitably turned some heads.

Washington’s Hemp Plan

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WSDA will apply the measurement of uncertainty (+/- 0.06%) outlined in the USDA’s interim hemp rules to the reported THC concentration to determine if hemp material is in compliance with the 2018 Farm Bill. Producers may subject noncompliant hemp to the following disposal or destruction methods: Incineration; Tilled under the soil; Made into compost; Collected for destruction by a person authorized to handle marijuana; and.

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Illinois Medical Cannabis Sails Spike as the Recreational Market Looms

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He eliminated background checks and fingerprint collection as requirements to obtain a prescription. WeedAdvisor’s business solutions make it easy to handle functions like POS, reward programs, compliance, inventory tracking, data monitoring, employee safety, reporting and more.

Supreme Cannabis Sends Shipment to Israel Through Medicinal Brand Truverra

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It is the largest medical cannabis company in Israel and the only one to handle all stages of cultivation and production, ensuring compliance with the strictest standards set by the Israeli Ministry of Health and EU-GMP conditions. Introduction.

Brazil Sees Exponential Increase in Medical Cannabis Authorizations

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In early August, we reported a story about how Brazil’s health and safety watchdog , ANVISA, approved two draft resolutions that could – if approved – lead to the legalization of domestically-cultivated cannabis. Functions like compliance, inventory tracking, reporting and real-time data collection are just a few things WeedAdvisor’s business solutions platforms off for retailers, licensed producers and government agencies.

UK: New trade association launching today to lead CBD industry regulation

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The Centre for Medicinal Cannabis’ conference sees the launch of the association, a platform which brings together leading businesses and experts committed to fostering a legally compliant, socially responsible and innovative CBD industry, which puts customers’ safety first. Sarah Gaunt, Global Regulatory Services, added: “We want to encourage companies to apply for authorisation via a package of robust data that meets all the safety standards for a novel food.

Mexico Seeks Public Input as it Scrambles to Create a Legal Marijuana Framework

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Once all feedback is gathered, four parliamentary commissions – Health, Justice, Public Safety and Second of Legislative Studies – have to put the pieces together and draft something final. As we all know, Canada has had its share of issues in recent months, especially pertaining to licensed producers failing in compliance and quality.

Greenspoon Marder Article: NEW JERSEY GREATLY EXPANDS MEDICAL MARIJUANA LAW

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Ability to meet the overall health needs of qualified patients and safety of the public. Measure 1, Security plan: The applicant shall provide an acceptable safety and security plan, including staffing and site plan, and a detailed description of proposed security and safety measures, which demonstrates compliance with the rules at N.J.A.C. History of compliance with regulations and policies governing government regulated marijuana programs.

CCIA Policy Conference What’s Missing?

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There are four Workshops that should prove helpful for some attendees: Ensuring the Cannabis Industry , moderated by Stacey Jackson, Golden Bear Insurance; Compliance: An In-Depth Look at What You Need to Know , moderated by Henry Wyckowski, Wykowski Law; Branding – The Experts Weigh in on What You Need to Know , moderated by Robert O’Shaughnessy, The Higher Ground Agency; and The President Signed the 2018 Farm Bill, Legalizing Hemp – What Next for Cannabis Businesses?

Supreme Cannabis Sends Shipment to Israel Through Medicinal Brand Truverra

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“With the support of BOL Pharma, we navigated both Canada and Israel’s complex regulatory landscapes to achieve compliance with regulatory authorities in both countries, including Health Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Israel’s Ministry of Health and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. These health, safety and sanitation measures have been applied in addition to the Company’s usual best-practices. Introduction.

Folium Biosciences Launches “Truth in Hemp(TM)”

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It is only through reasonable regulation that quality and safety be delivered to the public, and Folium believes the FDA must act against producers and distributors of CBD who do not meet quality and safety standards. Since our founding, Folium has always employed a Chief Science Officer, and collectively our quality assurance department has over 75 years of experience in food and pharmaceuticals,” said Kashif Shan, Chief Executive Officer, and Co-Founder.

ABA (American Bankers Assoc) & CUNA (Credit Union National Association) Team Up On Cannabis

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While the CEOs did not take a stance on the legalization of marijuana, they noted that the conflict between state and federal law has left most cannabis businesses to operate only in cash, creating public safety and tax issues and putting businesses providing ancillary services to cannabis shops at risk of losing their access to financial services. Fortunately, there is a way for Congress to address this issue that will improve safety, and support small businesses across America.

Illinois Legalizes Marijuana

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This does not include pre-teens, as they admittedly have not collected enough data to provide a full assessment. Meanwhile, WeedAdvisor looks forward to the day when we can lend our expertise in areas like software solutions, compliance and safety, to cannabis businesses everywhere. Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker campaigned on a pledge to legalize marijuana. Now, as of May 31 st , the Chicago Tribune reports Pritzker is about to fulfill that promise.

The Top 5 Most Dangerous Cannabis Contracts in California

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In fact, after a few years and with the exception of competitive licensing regimes, state licensing slows down and is usually taken in-house by cannabis companies that formulate compliance teams. As always, the boilerplate will not cut it when it comes to compliance and accuracy, so don’t get caught on the wrong side of one of these dangerous contracts. Obviously, work in the cannabis industry for attorneys is way more than just state license acquisition.

CannTrust Expects Significant Q1 Earnings

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Licensed producers may differ in many ways, but one thing they had in common was their collective struggle to remain profitable. Entering the recreational arena presented a slew of regulatory hurdles and compliance requirements, which all cost a great deal of money. These include tracking, safety, efficiency and compliance – to name a few.

Washington: WSLCB Publish Their 2019 Cannabis Topics & Trends Alerts

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WSLCB Enforcement officers will begin working with marijuana retailers to educate staff, check for violations, and take appropriate action to gain compliance. Please contact your WSLCB Enforcement Officer if you have any questions about implementation and enforcement of this important public safety rule. Licenses are to report both the calculated tax amount and the amount of additional collected tax. Here’s the Table of Contents. Winter Edition 2019 – Cannabis.

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

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Promulgation of a regulation requiring distributors and dispensaries to maintain “trust accounts” to segregate CCT and CET funds collected until their remittance to CDTFA would substantially improve both the secure internal accounting controls over trust fund taxes collected and make the administration process simpler for businesses and CDTFA, and reduce the problem created by the lack of responsible person provisions. 8] See CCT Collection Best Practices. [9]

Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Approves Final Adult Use, Medical Use of Marijuana Regulations , Home Delivery & Social Use

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The requirement that drivers wear a body camera any time they are outside their delivery vehicle – which is also required to have cameras – and record all transactions caught significant flak at public hearings on the proposed regulations this summer and commissioners have wrestled to find a balance between public safety and individual privacy rights. “We Public Health and Safety. Daily Hampshire Gazette reports.

You Ask, We Answer (Part 2): Questions From the California Cannabis Webinar

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According to the press release, Newsom’s intent is to combine all three California cannabis regulatory agencies (the CDPH Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch, the CDFA CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Branch, and the BCC) into one single Department of Cannabis Control by July of 2021. Staying on top of regulatory compliance is one of the biggest burdens of every MSO. Q: Collection on payment is very difficult as operators do not want to pay.

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Article : Maine – Opportunities for Marijuana Establishments to Access Financial Services: Recent Advancements at the State and Federal Level

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This has had a significant impact on marijuana businesses operating in compliance with Maine law across the state. . Hannah is an advisory board member of Maine Professionals for Regulating Marijuana, a collection of Maine professionals advocating for safety, quality, and transparency in the marijuana industry, and has been involved in drafting proposed legislative changes to Maine’s Marijuana Legalization Act and the Maine Medical Use of Marijuana Program.

Federal Legalization – Then What?

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Such actions by the federal will create some very difficult paths because of policy distinctions arising from individual rights, public protections, commercial activities, health and safety, use of resources, etc.]. Will the IRS be given a new mandate to oversee and collect a new “Federal Cannabis Excise” tax? If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: “Jordan Zoot. “ aBIZinaBOX Inc.,

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Jones Day: The life sciences regulatory regime in Australia

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ii Non-clinical studiesAlthough the use of animals in research is separately regulated by each state and territory, all require compliance with the Australian Code for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes (Animal Code). HRECs in Australia generally provide both an ethical and a scientific review of the proposed trial and ensure compliance with the NHMRC’s National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research. c/- Lexology. The regulatory regime.

The Week in Cannabis: South Korea’s Cannabis Caution, Cultured Cannabinoids, & California’s New Rules

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The changes place the brunt of the responsibility for child resistance on dispensaries, giving manufacturers and producers until 2020 to get their packaging up to state compliance standards. Collecting information from Colorado, Nevada, Washington, and Oregon and then contrasting it against data from neighboring states, the study released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found accidents were up an average of 6% in states that had legalized cannabis.

Maine: Memorandum on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Civil Emergency

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Governor Mills signed these measures into law on March 18, 2020, and announced additional steps to protect public health and safety. The mission of the Office of Marijuana Policy (OMP) continues to be focused on ensuring the health and safety of all Mainers by effectively and responsibly licensing and regulating marijuana establishments. For the foreseeable future, we expect that MMMP compliance inspections will continue unabated.

Article: Recap: Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Cannabis Banking

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This business model inherently creates several issues, such as higher rate of theft, difficulty assessing and collecting taxes properly, and allowing bad actors to pose as legitimate. He noted that Colorado has faced challenges with its own legalization: an increase in the transient population, concerns over traffic safety and hospitalizations, and illegal trafficking into neighboring states. Authored By: Elizabeth Westbrook Senior Advisor – Government Relations.

Article – National Law Review: House Vote on Cannabis Industry-Related SAFE Banking Act Scheduled for September 2019

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According to a press release issued by the House Committee on Financial Services on March 26, 2019, committee chairwoman, Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA), remarked, the SAFE Banking Act “addresses an urgent public safety concern for legitimate businesses that currently have no recourse but to operate with just cash.” Monday, September 23, 2019.

Folium Biosciences Colorado: Stock hiking, cutting corners, sidestepping regulatory requirements & strong arm tactics

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Colorado has long been regarded one of the the US’s better state markets for efficient compliance and good regulatory management by state and local authorities. We ask, after the following revelations detailed below, if in the first 2020 sitting, CO legislators have to go back to the drawing board and effect a stricter regulatory and compliance regime than the state currently has in play. The email did promise Folium would work on safety conditions for staff.