The Cost of Non-Compliance

Americans for Safe Access

While most cannabis and hemp businesses understand that they must follow a set of guidelines and implement certain quality control factors into their daily operations, many do not understand the depth of compliance and documentation needed to meet all state and federal requirements.

Cannabis Compliance Board

Connor & Connor PLLC

With the passage and signing of Assembly Bill 533, Nevada created the Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB). The post Cannabis Compliance Board appeared first on Connor & Connor PLLC. During the 2019 Legislative Session in Carson City, the Governor championed a sweeping retooling of the State’s marijuana regulatory mechanism. Modeled after the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the CCB will be tasked with regulation and oversight of the cannabis industry in Nevada.

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Cracking Down On Compliance

Cannabis Law Report

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. MARGOLIN & LAWRENCE APRIL 30, 2019.

Marijuana Packaging and Labeling Compliance Reviews

Cannabis Law Report

While adult use marijuana sales may not launch until late summer/early fall 2020, now is the time to ensure that all packaging and labeling for … Read More. One-Hit Wonders

The Regulator Crackdown Begins: Cannabis Compliance Failures

Otherside Farms

It’s time to get serious about compliance before it’s too late. The post The Regulator Crackdown Begins: Cannabis Compliance Failures appeared first on Medical Marijuana Blog. It’s no secret the cannabis industry is booming.

Compliance over Enforcement: The New Normal For Washington Marijuana Businesses

Canna Law Blog

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.

Cannabis Standards Rely on Transparency, Compliance and Collaboration

Cannabis Law Report

The guidelines below detail some prime facets to consider in order to maintain high quality control standards in the cannabis research space: o Compliance with the Cannabis Act and the MRIA Code of Conduct including referencing the guidelines listed in the Pharmaceutical Research section.

Why Marijuana Compliance is Important

WeedAdvisor

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.

Oregon: OLCC Rules & Regs Updates + Recent Fines & Compliance Issues

Cannabis Law Report

January 17, 2020. OLCC Commission Adopts Updated Rules for Marijuana Program. Approves Marijuana Licensee Stipulated Settlements.

CannTrust affirms its commitment to regulatory compliance and restoring trust

Cannabis Life Network

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.

The FDA and FTC Regulatory Overlap Means Twice as Much Compliance for CBD Companies

Canna Law Blog

develop compliance programs to (i) ensure that their marketing efforts align with federal guidelines and (ii) ensure that their compliance team is familiar with the FDA and the FTC’s regulations to successfully implement these guidelines.

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

Cannabis Law Report

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

Deloitte expands cannabis practice with Cannabis Compliance Inc. acquisition

Cannabis Law Report

Toronto, November 26, 2019 – Deloitte has acquired Mississauga-based Cannabis Compliance Inc. Specializing in licensing and compliance, CCI has become a trusted advisor to many Canadian cannabis business leaders. Here’s the press release in full.

Green Flower Starts Producing Educational Content On Legal Cannabis Compliance

Cannabis Law Report

You’ll Master Topics Essential To Success In Commercial Cannabis Compliance, Including: Protecting Intellectual Property. Federal, State & Local Compliance. Director of Compliance.

Evergreen Medical Supply Penalized by Health Canada for Non-Compliance

WeedAdvisor

Evergreen was caught off-guard during a surprise inspection, which led to a label of non-compliance in August. The post Evergreen Medical Supply Penalized by Health Canada for Non-Compliance appeared first on WeedAdvisor.

Colorado: Compliance Tip issued by the Marijuana Enforcement Division regarding upcoming renewal requirements pursuant to legislative changes under SB19-224.

Cannabis Law Report

191206 Compliance Tip Licensee Renewal Requirement_Final. Cannabis Law News

Oregon: OLCC’s Compliance Notices For July 2019

Cannabis Law Report

The Commission approved the following fines and/or marijuana license suspensions, license surrenders, or marijuana worker permit surrender based on stipulated settlements: Green Depot * will surrender its recreational marijuana wholesaler license for six violations, and each licensee will receive a letter of reprimand.

3 Compliance Risks Cannabis Dispensary Owners Can Eliminate Right Now

Cannabis Law Report

Following the rules requires navigating a complex and ever-changing labyrinth of cannabis regulations, a daunting task even for the most seasoned compliance officers. For example, one of the easiest compliance mistakes a dispensary employee can make is improperly storing cannabis.

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

WeedAdvisor

How, in a country with the most restrictive legal cannabis regulations, can such blatant non-compliance occur? There is also the possibility of accidental non-compliance – although Canada is yet to see this happen. This is where WeedAdvisor’s compliance solutions make a difference.

CannTrust to Destroy Millions in Cannabis Products as it Struggles to Regain Compliance

WeedAdvisor

WeedAdvisor’s Compliance Solutions. . Out of all the errors producers, distributors or retailers can make, non-compliance is arguable one of the most egregious.

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

Cannabis Law Report

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.

Former Winston & Strawn Partner Joins Green Thumb As “interim chief legal and compliance officer”

Cannabis Law Report

31 that it had hired Beth Burk as interim chief legal and compliance officer. She had most recently spent four years as global chief compliance officer at professional services firm Aon Corp., as its assistant general counsel for litigation and compliance.

CBD Companies Failing On Compliance, Disclosure And Product Safety, New Report Finds

Cannabis Law Report

LegitScript reviewed hundreds of CBD websites for regulatory compliance, tested dozens of products for potency and safety, and investigated financial activity behind the transactions. 98% of surveyed CBD merchants were operating out of compliance. The Online CBD Industry Unmasked.

And this is why compliance in California cannabis will never be taken seriously

Cannabis Law Report

It’s almost two years in, California city has 11 marijuana businesses in operation now, with about 50 more working their way through the planning process but there’s still no official cannabis compliance officer.

CannTrust says certain licences suspended by Health Canada over ‘non-compliance’

Cannabis Life Network

The post CannTrust says certain licences suspended by Health Canada over ‘non-compliance’ appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks. CannTrust Holdings Inc.’s

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak Appoints Tyler Klimas To Head Up State Cannabis Compliance Board

Cannabis Law Report

Sisolak appointed Tyler Klimas, a state government and federal affairs veteran, as the first CCB executive director. Also see. Nevada governor names head of new cannabis regulatory panel. Leafly reports… Less than a month after being placed on leave by Nevada Gov.

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

Cannabis Law Report

The Gloucester Daily Times reports today that ……… An attorney who lists addresses in Gloucester and has headed up a law office in Newton specializing in legal marijuana issues has been disbarred from practicing within the state. We note his linked in still says. Source: [link].

OLCC Issues Winter Holiday Compliance Checklist

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However, the Director is actually providing an early holiday gift with this Checklist, because he is providing all licensees with advance notice of those areas where the OLCC is going to pay particular attention to confirm compliance.

OLCC Issues Winter Holiday Compliance Checklist

Garvey Schubert Barer - Cannabis Business

However, the Director is actually providing an early holiday gift with this Checklist, because he is providing all licensees with advance notice of those areas where the OLCC is going to pay particular attention to confirm compliance.

Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program: Mandatory product recall for non compliance

Cannabis Law Report

Mandatory Product Recall. ISSUE: The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (MMCP) is issuing a patient communication to alert patients about a mandatory product recall. This recall is being initiated by the MMCP due to product development using a non-compliant process.

New Suits From Former Harvest Health & Recreation Store Operators Allege Improprieties Including Non Tested Product & Lax Compliance

Cannabis Law Report

Two former employees of Arizona-based Harvest Health & Recreation have sued the multistate cannabis operator, alleging they were forced out after alerting management the business … Read More. Cannabis Law News

Press Release: LegitScript Announces New CBD e-Commerce Certification Program to Ensure Accountability, Regulatory Compliance

Cannabis Law Report

Starting today, US manufacturers and merchants can apply through LegitScript to certify CBD products and websites that are in compliance with USDA, FDA, FTC, and DEA regulations, as well as state-specific laws.

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

Cannabis Law Report

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Cannabis Compliance Team got its start in June of 2018. If we are not on an actual eradication, we are in the case preparation for the eradication of an illegal grow,” said Lieutenant Greg Sanders, the Santa Barbara County Compliance Team supervisor.

Study: Marijuana Retailers Not Selling to Underage Customers

NORML

Researchers reported, “Compliance with laws restricting stores to selling recreational marijuana to individuals 21 or older presenting a valid ID was high. … There are several explanations for this high compliance.

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

Cannabis Law Report

The unlicensed operators on Weedmaps do not pay taxes or the cost of compliance with local and state regulations, do not follow required worker or consumer protections and do not allow labor unions to organize workers, in turn allowing them to charge a fraction of the cost.

Video: Interview With Lorenza Romanese Managing Director @ European Industrial Hemp Association

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Mark Taylor UK / EU Cannabis Compliance Blog

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Dutch Horticultural Companies and Scientific Partners Form the Legal Cannabis Coalition

Cannabis Law Report

Mark Taylor UK / EU Cannabis Compliance BlogA recent press release has announced the formation of a group called the Legal Cannabis Coalition (LLC), which consists of a dozen Dutch horticultural companies.… … Read More.