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.

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

Cannabis Law Report

The weakness relates to the collection and remittance of Cannabis Excise Tax [“CET”] and Cannabis Cultivation Tax [“CCT”]. A cannabis distributor is a person who procures, sells, and/or transports cannabis between licensed cannabis businesses, such as a cultivator, manufacturer, or retailer.

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/26/19

NORML

At the state level, Governor Doug Burgum of North Dakota signed a package of bills into law to expand the state’s medical cannabis access program. Legislation is pending, AB 286, to temporarily reduce tax rates imposed on the retail sale and commercial cultivation of cannabis.

Future Enterprises and Environmental Impacts in the Cannabis Industry

Cannabis Law Report

The industry should remain vigilant in monitoring regulatory developments in air pollution control, and ensuring compliance with existing requirements. In some areas, such as in the West, water sourcing, usage, and quality are considered a big issue for cannabis cultivation.

California Issues Guidance to Cannabis Distributors

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

The recently released Distributor (Type 11) fact sheet addresses important issues faced by cannabis distributors such as transportation, packaging and labeling, testing, transfers and storage of cannabis goods. By: Robert Finkle, Senior Counsel.

California Cannabis Appellations: Proposed Regulations Are Here!

Canna Law Blog

On February 20, 2020, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) released its proposed regulations for the Cannabis Appellations Program, something that many cultivators have been anticipating since the inception of the Medicinal and Adult Use Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA).

Cannabis Sustainability: Scope and Solutions

Cannabis Law Report

While many of California’s cultivators practice organic- style farming, the federal government holds the trademark on the U.S. And while processors, cultivators and dispensaries are disposing of waste correctly per state laws, much of that waste just ends up in landfills.”

It’s Not Easy Being Green

Cannabis Law Report

The need for renewability, recyclability, and regulation is desperately required in all aspects of the cannabis production and process, from cultivation to end user. It was impossible to find all the things I would need in a day without the excess packaging,” she says. Sana Packaging.

Kight On Cannabis: USPS Publishes New Guidelines For Mailing Hemp & Hemp Products

Cannabis Law Report

he mailer retains records establishing compliance with such laws, including laboratory test results, licenses, or compliance reports, for no less than 2 years after the date of mailing. He works closely with clients to develop compliance strategies.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/22

NORML

Lawmakers in Connecticut have introduced a package of bills specific legalizing and regulating the use and sale of marijuana by adults, and facilitating equity in the industry. Click here to email your lawmakers in support of home cultivation.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/29

NORML

Lawmakers in Connecticut have introduced a package of bills specific legalizing and regulating the use and sale of marijuana by adults and facilitating equity in the industry. Click here to email your lawmakers in support of home cultivation.

Future Enterprises and Environmental Impacts in the Cannabis Industry

The Blunt Truth

The industry should remain vigilant in monitoring regulatory developments in air pollution control, and ensuring compliance with existing requirements. Agricultural activities to cultivate cannabis may disturb areas regulated by state or local governments and may require permits for site preparation or construction of a cannabis farm. In some areas, such as in the West, water sourcing, usage, and quality are considered a big issue for cannabis cultivation. Packaging Issues.

Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Florida

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

Fox Rothschild : More California Cannabis Updates

Cannabis Law Report

SB 153 sets the stage for compliance with the 2018 Farm Bill by requiring the state to submit its hemp regulatory plan to the USDA by May 1, 2020. The bill also: revises existing laws related to cultivation and testing of hemp to be consistent with the state regulatory plan.

Risk & Reward: A Primer on Plant-Touching Cannabis Companies

Burns Levinson (Cannabusiness advisory)

The most common types of companies that do touch the plant are the “operators” that are cultivating, processing, or dispensing cannabis or cannabis products. “No-touch” Examples include suppliers of cultivation-related products (e.g., fertilizer) and packaging, as well as providers of real estate, consulting, and legal services (like Burns ). Not all cannabis-related companies are created equal.

From DEA to Legal Cannabis: Charles Feldmann Weighs In

CannaTech

In 2009 as the regulatory framework began to shift in Colorado, Charles recognized the need for his niche expertise in assisting cannabis entrepreneurs to comply with strict regulatory compliance protocol. Please check here to find the right sponsorship package for your company.

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Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Maine

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

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Top Five Hemp Purchase Order Terms

Canna Law Blog

The US Department of Agriculture is working on regulations under the 2018 Farm Bill and will eventually approve of hemp cultivation plans submitted by states. 3. Packaging & Labeling.

Hemp CBD Across State Lines: North Carolina

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

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How to Get a Credit Union Account for Your Hemp Business

Canna Law Blog

The Guidance lays out what credit unions need to incorporate into their Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) and Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”) compliance programs in order to work with hemp businesses.

Local media says EU team from Netherlands approves Uganda’s bid to export marijuana

Cannabis Law Report

They met in Kampala before they issued a certificate of compliance to Industrial Globus Uganda Ltd covering (August 6, 2019 – August 5, 2020.).

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California Cannabis: Breaking Down the CDPH Permanent Regulations

Canna Law Blog

Pursuant to new regulation 40175(c), “a manufacturer licensee shall only use cannabinoid concentrates and extracts that are manufactured or processed from cannabis obtained from a licensed cannabis cultivator.” Packaging.

Record Keeping for Marijuana Businesses

Connor & Connor PLLC

Not only does it allow you to track your business’ progress and stay organized, it also helps your business remain in compliance, as some records are required to be kept by law and can be subject to inspection by government officials. These records should include: dates, amounts, and testing results of all marijuana or marijuana products that is cultivated, produced, sold, or destroyed by your business.

Canadian Licensed Producer Aphria Opens Dispensary in Jamaica

WeedAdvisor

Furthermore: “The company maintains an additional 20 acres of vacant land in anticipation of expanding its cultivation operations, as well as a 10-acre farm in St Catherine.”. But establishing facilities and retail shops requires compliance, organization and security. WeedAdvisor facilitates these functions and more through its diverse packages of business solutions. Despite some resistance, the Jamaican legal marijuana industry has enjoyed some progress in recent months.

What Patients Should Know about Medical Cannabis in the Workplace

Canabo Medical Clinic

The insurance industry, for example, reviewed its policies about impaired driving and smoke and mould damage to homes as a result of cannabis use or the cultivation of cannabis plants. This is in compliance with legislation in several provinces about keeping workplaces and other buildings smoke-free. Ask your employer if they’ll consider adding this coverage to your medical benefits package or making it an option for you and your co-workers.

Now They’ve Succeeded In Oregon It’s Time To Introduce The Idea To DC, Here Comes The State Cannabis Commerce Act

Cannabis Law Report

Per the release distributed by Senator Wyden : Wyden and Blumenauer’s State Cannabis Commerce Act would make these existing protections permanent and expand them to include all cannabis producers and consumers in compliance with state law.

Kight On Cannabis: MEXICO IS ABOUT TO LEGALIZE CANNABIS- THIS IS THE LEGAL SUMMARY YOU NEED

Cannabis Law Report

Also, it seeks empowering farmers and local communities with respect to licenses for the cultivation of the plant. Personal use (cultivation and possession) at home or cannabis clubs is capped at four (4) plants per person, or twenty (20) per household.

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War on Drugs Resumes in California

Cannabis Law Report

There, Detectives seized several unregistered firearms, two which were reported stolen, as well as approximately 60 pounds of processed and packaged marijuana taken from Power Farms. If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: Jordan Zoot.

Article: The Effects of Big Data and Technology on the Marijuana Industry

Cannabis Law Report

The distribution process for marijuana products is different from one state to another, but it’s always complicated due to security and regulatory compliance concerns. Through predictive metrics, cultivators can make quick and better decisions that lead to improved crop outcomes.

Terrible, No Good California Cannabis Distribution Contracts

Canna Law Blog

Still, some manufacturing and cultivation licensees opt to utilize distributors for sales and retail relationships with the distributor attempting to act like a brand house (more akin to the liquor model). Since January 2018, distributors have played an interesting role in California cannabis.

The Top 5 Most Dangerous Cannabis Contracts in California

Canna Law Blog

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.

Did the 2018 Farm Bill Open the Door to Importing Hemp?

Canna Law Blog

The 2014 Farm Bill allows for the limited cultivation of industrial hemp, but that bill requires that hemp be grown pursuant to an agricultural pilot program in compliance with state law. We get a ton of questions about whether it’s legal to import hemp into the U.S.

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You can now get a license to grow and sell cannabis from the state of California

Meadow

And so cultivators and even retailers are going to have to make a decision of whether they want to sell to both markets. And then another question of okay, so you’re a retailer, you’ve got flour in your inventory, what are you going to do with it if it’s not packaged?

California Marijuana Laws Explained

The Herb Collective

What this means, leave your cannabis in the sealed package from the store until you get home. Some ban outdoor growing and require expensive permits for the indoor cultivation of cannabis. The first state to legalize marijuana for medical use was California.

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Mexican Cannabis: The New Legal Landscape

Canna Law Blog

The Cannabis Bill would regulate the growing, cultivating, harvesting, producing, transforming, labeling, packaging, advertising, transporting, distributing, selling, marketing, carrying and consuming of cannabis products and its derivatives for personal, scientific and commercial purposes.