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.

State restrictions on cannabis packaging worry producers

Cannabis Chronicles

Because of state regulations, the packaging for the company’s infused tinctures, topicals, capsules and other products contains no information claiming any therapeutic effects. Hull has never had a customer say the packaging on her company’s products are misleading, she said.

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

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Here are the Cannabis Compliance and Regulation courses launching on the Green Flower Media platform. . Advertising, Labeling, & Packaging – Garrett Graff, Esq. HLG Course Descriptions: Historical Perspectives – Garrett Graff, Esq.

Why Marijuana Compliance is Important


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.

Listen and Learn Forum: Draft Conceptual Rules for Marijuana Packaging and Labeling

Cannabis Law Report

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) is hosting a day-long Listen and Learn forum concerning draft conceptual marijuana packaging and labelling rules. ( Revisions of the draft conceptual marijuana packaging and labeling rules include: Packaging thickness of 2 mil.

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

Canna Law Blog

The distinction between labeling (including packaging) and advertising is not always clear. Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued warning letters to three unnamed companies that advertised their CBD-infused products as treatments or cure for serious medical conditions.

Update 7 March 2019: New Resources for Packaging and Labeling of Cannabis and Cannabis Products

Cannabis Law Report

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) regulations for cannabis, approved and adopted on January 16, 2019, clarified and updated the packaging and labeling requirements for all cannabis and cannabis products sold within California ( §40400-40417 ). Packaging and Labeling FAQs.

Are You Compliant? A Guide to California’s Cannabis Product Packaging Rules for 2018

Marijuana Packaging

Last week, we spoke about the importance of child resistant packaging to California’s regulations for cannabis packaging. The Importance of Child-Resistant Marijuana Packaging. Child-resistant packaging is the centerpiece of California’s cannabis regulations and rightfully so.

Malta: Cannabis smokers will register with State under proposed reform

Cannabis Law Report

We will have a complimentary law enforcement package that will increase the efficiency and effectiveness of policing,” Farrugia Portelli said. Mark Taylor UK / EU Cannabis Compliance BlogMalta Today reports.

Meet the man budding to smash diabetes with cannabis therapy

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‘Make It Legal And Give Us Control’, Swiss Pharmacies Tell Government

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Cannabis should be classified as a medicinal product, she said, and therefore all active ingredients msu be displayed on the packaging. . “We Featured Mark Taylor UK / EU Cannabis Compliance Blog Michael Herzig Pharma-Suisse switzerland Zurich

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.

Going green: States would get free hand under pot bill

Cannabis Chronicles

The proposal would take marijuana off the federal controlled substances list, and remove federal criminal penalties for individuals and businesses acting in compliance with state marijuana laws. Oregon Sen.

Half-Baked: Edibles, Beverages and New Cannabis Products to Be Legalized and Regulated in 2019

Cannabis Law Report

The Regulations provide that a holder of a processing license cannot produce, package or store cannabis in the same building as non-cannabis food destined for public consumption. Packaging. The Regulations include specific packaging restrictions for the new classes of products.

What Are The New Changes Made By The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority In 2019?

MMJ Recs

For businesses, a few new rules apply as well, including: Certificate of compliance requirement – When applying for a business, certificates of compliance must be included for zoning in their jurisdictions as well as compliance of waste, building, and fire code.

Health Canada: Backgrounder: Final regulations on new cannabis products

Cannabis Law Report

Placing a limit of 10 mg on the amount of THC that can be in a package of edible cannabis. Requiring child-resistant and plain packaging for edible cannabis to lower the risk of accidental consumption and make packages less appealing to young persons. June 14, 2019.

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 4/26/19


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. 333, to amend the state’s existing industrial hemp law to be in compliance with the new federal hemp regulations.

From DEA to Legal Cannabis: Charles Feldmann Weighs In


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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Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority announces legislative changes to program

Cannabis Law Report

“OMMA(Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority) has reinstituted a project management structure to ensure compliance and timely implementation of the changes,” said Tom Bates, Interim Commissioner of Health. Packaging/labeling – HB 2612 and HB 2601 add packaging and labeling requirements.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/10/19


Legislation is pending, Senate Bill 19-220, to amend the state’s existing industrial hemp law to be in compliance with the new federal hemp regulations. House Bill 491 would regulate industrial hemp production in compliance with the new federal hemp regulations.

Article: Track and Trace for Medical and Adult Use Marijuana Programs

Cannabis Law Report

Within 30 days of enrolling and receiving all appropriate training and credentials on the BioTrackTHC platform, registrants and their assistants must track all marijuana, marijuana concentrate, and marijuana products in compliance with the rule. Track and Trace for Medical and Adult Use.

Canada’s National Budget. Borden Ladner Gervais – Overall Budget Report Includes Some Comments On Cannabis Sales & Excise Tax Measures

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis excise duties are currently calculated either as a flat-rate tax, calculated based on a cannabis product’s weight/quantity at the time of packaging, or by an ad valorem rate, calculated based on the cannabis product’s sale price, whichever is greater.

CBD: New York Has A Zero Tolerance Approach

Cannabis Law Report

The city’s health code prohibits adding the cannabis-derived chemical to products, including in packaged foods. 1, establishments still selling the products – in packaged or unpackaged form – may see violations from the health department, according to the agency’s website.

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Top Five Hemp Purchase Order Terms

Canna Law Blog

The seller should attach to each delivery a copy of a certificate of analysis (“COA”) from a licensed third-party lab that show compliance with this testing requirement. 3. Packaging & Labeling.

California Cannabis: Where Prop. 65 and Labeling Rules Meet

Canna Law Blog

Our California cannabis attorneys have been getting inundated with packaging and labeling review since each California cannabis licensing agency adopted its final rules in January 2019, and even before that when the rules were under consideration. 65 compliance may be necessary.

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

Burns Levinson (Cannabusiness advisory)

fertilizer) and packaging, as well as providers of real estate, consulting, and legal services (like Burns ). While there is no federal standard, cannabis operators generally need to ensure compliance with stringent guidelines regarding security, waste removal, advertising and branding, and packaging, as examples. Not all cannabis-related companies are created equal.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/22


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. Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! The U.S.

Vaping in Oregon: The Flavored Products Ban is Just the Beginning

Canna Law Blog

Retailers should note that the News Release warns of “compliance checks” to boot. On Friday, Oregon Governor Kate Brown issued Executive Order No.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/29


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. Welcome to the latest edition of NORML’s Weekly Legislative Roundup! The U.S.

California Cannabis Beverages Have Even More Labeling Requirements

Canna Law Blog

Earlier this year, I wrote about how the CDPH’s new rules were likely to create a mess in California and then how the California cannabis agencies sought to relieve some of the burdens on the industry by pushing back their expectations on compliance.

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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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/15/18


Lawmakers in Connecticut have introduced a package of bills specific to legalizing and regulating the use and sale of marijuana by adults, and facilitating equity in the industry. Senate Bill 1353 seeks to amend the state’s existing industrial hemp law to be in compliance with the new federal hemp regulations. Legislation is pending, Senate Bill 176, to amend the state’s existing industrial hemp law to be in compliance with the new federal hemp regulations.

McCarthy Tétrault LLP: Canada: 2019 Canadian Federal Budget Commentary – Tax Initiatives

Cannabis Law Report

Duties on existing classes of legalized cannabis products are imposed at the time of packaging based on the quantity of material in the product or a percentage of the dutiable amount. Canada : 2019 Canadian Federal Budget Commentary – Tax Initiatives. Last Updated: April 1 2019.

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

Marijuana Packaging

California’s New Packaging Rules and Regulations. 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.

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. Other records that should be kept by your business include: transportation logs, maintenance/cleaning/sanitation logs, advertising approvals, packaging approvals, as well as a record of any inspections conducted at your business.

Canadian Licensed Producer Aphria Opens Dispensary in Jamaica


But establishing facilities and retail shops requires compliance, organization and security. WeedAdvisor facilitates these functions and more through its diverse packages of business solutions. Aimed at retailers, producers and government agencies, we provide easy and efficient services in areas like point-of-sale, inventory tracking, real-time data collection, record-keeping and compliance.