Consumption Lounges in Nevada

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One of the largest issues that continue to plague the cannabis industry is the inability for out-of-state residents to be able to consume cannabis products that they purchase at state-licensed local dispensaries. Casinos have been advised by the Nevada Gaming Commission to prohibit the consumption of cannabis on their premises, as cannabis is still federally categorized as a Schedule I controlled substance according to the Controlled Substance Act. By: Salma Granich.

Guest Post: Is CBD Legal? Federal & State Laws [2019]

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New laws and bills are constantly being passed that create a great deal of confusion in the cannabis world. Is CBD legal in all 50 states? In this article I’m going to update you on the legal status of CBD , and only CBD, in the United States. Is CBD Legal Under Federal Law?

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Colorado’s HB 1230 Starts The State Down The Social Consumption Road

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Under this bill, dispensaries would be able to apply for a tasting room license similar to the one used for breweries in this state, while businesses such as hotels, restaurants, music venues, art galleries and yoga studios could apply for private consumption licenses and limited pot sales.

Las Vegas City Council Approves Public Cannabis Consumption Lounges. Nevada Still Hasn’t Decided

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Councilman Stavros Anthony — a retired Metropolitan Police Department captain — voted no, preferring the city follow the lead of the state and invite other governments to weigh in. “It We can’t wait for the state to act.”. Cannabis Law News

Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/21/19

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House of Representatives just voted to restrict the Department of Justice from interfering with the states that have legalized adult-use marijuana. New York state lawmakers approved legislation on Friday to further expand cannabis decriminalization and expunge certain records.

New Jersey: Medical Marijuana Expansion Measure Signed Into Law

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Phil Murphy signed legislation into law today significantly amending and expanding the state’s medical cannabis access program. The new law takes immediate effect. The law also permits specific health care facility employees to operate as patient caregivers.

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/3/19

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Governor Jay Inslee (D) of Washington signed legislation into law allowing medical cannabis to be accessed by patients on school grounds, and separate legislation allowing the production of industrial hemp in accordance with new federal hemp regulations.

US Coastguard Orders Active Duty Services To Stay Away From Cannabis. Full Stop

Cannabis Law Report

Coast Guard issued an order on Tuesday clarifying that active duty service members cannot use marijuana—or even enter a cannabis shop—regardless of state law. The U.S.

Las Vegas City Council Vote 4-1 To Regulate Cannabis Lounges

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In a 4-1 vote, the Las Vegas City Council permitted a bill that paves the way for social cannabis consumption lounges. Other cities within Nevada could follow Vegas’ lead in making cannabis consumption lounges legal.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/12/19

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At the state level, a bill to allow licensed social consumption spaces in Oregon was defeated for this year. A bill to allow patients to use medical cannabis while on probation or parole died in Montana’s state Senate.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/26/19

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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. Nassau County, New York voted to prohibit retail cannabis sales in the county once it becomes legal in New York state.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 1/4/19

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Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Don Young (R-AK) re-introduced the Compassionate Access, Research Expansion and Respect States (CARERS) Act, which protects those engaged in state-lawful medical marijuana programs from federal prosecution.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/5/19

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Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Cory Gardner (R-CO), along with Representatives David Joyce (R-OH) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), have reintroduced The STATES Act of 2019. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham (D) of New Mexico signed cannabis decriminalization legislation into law.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/8/19

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Senator Ron Wyden introduced legislation in the Senate — The Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act — to permit states to establish their own marijuana regulatory policies free from federal interference. State Sen.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 4/20/19

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At the state level, Governor Brian Kemp (R) signed legislation into law to facilitate regulations governing the licensed production and distribution of oils and other products containing limited amounts of plant-derived THC. Under current law, the possession of 1.5

Hoban Law’s Hemp Update For California – Week Ending 31 May 2019

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If passed, the legislation would help resolve issues in the state involving hemp-derived products, including products containing cannabidiol (CBD), and pave the way for the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to regulate the processing and sale of these products. .

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/17/19

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Governor Jay Inslee (D) of Washington signed legislation into law to allow individuals with prior low-level cannabis convictions to apply to the sentencing court to have their record vacated. Governor Kevin Stitt (R) of Oklahoma signed legislation into law to permit the retail sale of hemp and hemp-derived CBD products. Governor Kim Reynolds (R) of Iowa signed industrial hemp production legislation into law. The two measures became law absent Mayor DeBlasio’s signature.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 5/31/19

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Governor Jared Polis (D) of Colorado signed multiple cannabis reform bills into law that regulate cannabis delivery services and social consumption spaces, and reduce criminal penalties for the possession of large quantities of cannabis.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 6/28/19

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Senator Ron Wyden and Congressman Earl Blumenauer introduced legislation to allow for interstate commerce when it comes to state-legal cannabis programs. Governor Janet Mills (D) of Maine signed legislation into law setting rules and regulations for the adult use cannabis market. Governor Chris Sununu (R) of New Hampshire signed legislation into law allowing physicians assistants to recommend medical cannabis to their patients.

Weekly Legislative Roundup 2/22

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At the state level, the North Dakota House of Representatives defeated a decriminalization bill on the House floor by a narrow 43-47 vote. Following are the bills that we’ve tracked this week and as always, check NORML’s Action Center for legislation pending in your state.

Insurance for Marijuana Establishments: What You Need to Know

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Pursuant to state law, dispensaries are required to carry certain types of insurance. Nevada is a no-fault insurance state, which means that workers will be covered regardless of how the injury was caused, as long as it occurred at work. Because a lounge is still considered a business, they would be required to carry insurance pursuant to state law, such as premises and worker’s compensation.

NORML Chapter Newsletter

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Everyday NORML Chapters from around the country invest countless hours in advocating for meaningful marijuana law reforms on the local, state and federal level! NORML Chapters Organized and Energized for State Legislative Sessions in 2019.

Illinois Marijuana Legislation Update: Senate Bill Would Protect Employers’ Rights

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Across the country, states are moving to legalize medical and recreational marijuana. In states that legalize recreational marijuana, employers and drug testing services have seen significant increases in positivity rates for marijuana metabolites. Pritzker, said recently that he’s “reached an agreement with key lawmakers” on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state starting next year. Employment Law drug use employment law illinois recreational marijuana

Are CBD-Infused Alcohol Beverages Legal?

Canna Law Blog

As we previously explained , alcoholic beverages are regulated by federal and state laws. Cannabis is heavily regulated at the state level but unlike alcohol, it is—for the most part—strictly prohibited under federal law. Federal law and policy Hemp Legal Issues States

California Closer to Allowing Food Containing CBD

Marijuana Lawyer Blog

Laws on the CBD food craze are all over the map, and misinformation is rampant. Los Angeles CBD lawyers can explain that overlapping federal and state laws have created substantial confusion among restauranteers about what’s legal and what’s not.

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Do I Need A Medical Marijuana Card In Oklahoma?

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Since 2018, medical marijuana has been legal in the state of Oklahoma. That means that if you live in Oklahoma and have been awarded a state-approved medical marijuana license , then you are eligible to legally purchase and consume marijuana. What the Law Allows.

NORML’s 2020 Democratic Primary Marijuana Straw Poll

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The 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary is already heating up and we wanted to reach out to our supporters to take an early straw poll of who they think voters who prioritize marijuana law reform should support in that primary. States are moving forward on decriminalization and legalization.

Update on Industrial Hemp Legislation in California

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AUTHOR: Patrick Goggin and Ashley Simpson , Hoban Law Group. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. CBD is safe to use for human and animal consumption), and the issue of including CBD as a food ingredient/additive or dietary supplement under California state law will be resolved.

Greenlight Law Group Provide Commentary On Current Cannabis Bills In Front Of Oregon Legislature – February 2019

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Cannabis consumption must occur in designated areas of the premises and each enclosed portion of the premises must meet specified ventilation requirements in addition to satisfying existing state and local building codes. Green Light Law Group Offices. Cannabis Law News

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No Smoking: Some States Try to Snuff Out Smokable Hemp Products

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Last month, South Carolina’s Attorney General Alan Wilson’s office issued a letter to the Chief of the state’s Law Enforcement Division. South Carolina, like many other states, regulates the cultivation, handling, and processing of hemp. Hemp States

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Cole Schotz: New Jersey Legalization of Adult Cannabis Use and Sale

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Formation of a New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (“CRC”) to establish rules, regulations and procedures for the New Jersey cannabis industry, issue licenses and investigate alleged violations of state laws and regulations. By Marc P. Press & Robert M.

California Marijuana Laws Explained

The Herb Collective

The first state to legalize marijuana for medical use was California. In 1996, voters passed the Compassionate Use Act, and over the past two decades, it has seen a lot of changes and structure within its cannabis laws.

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Weekly Legislative Roundup 3/22

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Activists in Oregon have filed a 2020 ballot initiative with the Secretary of State that, if approved, would allow social cannabis consumption sites and protect consumers from employment discrimination. Click here to email your lawmakers in support of out-of-state protections.

Avoid Hemp Litigation with a Real Agricultural Production Contract

Canna Law Blog

An agricultural production contract is a complex creature typically governed by state law including the Uniform Commercial Code. Legislators in several states have proposed, and in some cases enacted, laws concerning the terms of agricultural production contracts.

California Just Got Closer to Allowing CBD in Foods and Licensed Cannabis Facilities

Canna Law Blog

One of the most frequent questions we receive is whether CBD is a lawful additive in foods. The answer is often no depending on the state in which Hemp CBD food products will be sold. Some states have taken an aggressive approach to enforcement, while others haven’t.

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MLK Day 2019: Marijuana and Civil Rights

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Dr. King was the chief spokesperson for nonviolent activism in the Civil Rights Movement, which successfully protested racial discrimination in federal and state law. laws of the 20 th century, the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Happy MLK Day!

Important Facts About California Marijuana Laws

The Herb Collective

So, what should you know about California’s marijuana laws, and how do they impact on you? Interestingly, this makes California unique among other legalized states, none of which have statewide delivery services. The laws have said that it’s here in the long-term.

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And Best Democratic Experiment Goes to. (Legal?) Weed at the Oscars

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64, individual adults 21 and up can gift up to an ounce of cannabis (or its infused equivalent) without fear of state or local prosecution so long as there’s no financial compensation. Now featuring cannabis!

Denver Decriminalizes Psilocybin

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Let’s break down exactly what this law does and doesn’t do. First, the law doesn’t “legalize” psilocybin to the same extent that cannabis has been “legalized” in many states.

CBD is Everywhere – But Where Does the FDA Stand?

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Current federal law expressly allows for the distribution of hemp-derived CBD products that contain 0.3% Other CBD products, however, are still subject to various state law regulations as well as the U.S. Currently, the FDA treats CBD products aimed at human or animal consumption as drugs and therefore they cannot be distributed without prior approval or a rulemaking exception (more on this below).