Court: DEA Must Explain Its Failure to Act Upon Pending Marijuana Cultivation Applications

NORML

A federal court has ordered the Drug Enforcement Administration to respond to a lawsuit charging the agency with failing to move forward with a 2016 policy to expand the total number of federally licensed marijuana cultivators.

New Hampshire: Lawmakers Advance Legislation Permitting Patients to Home Cultivate

NORML

The Governor has not publicly commented on the bill, but has previously spoken out against broader legalization efforts. The measure permits registered patients (or their designated caregivers) to cultivate up to three mature plants in a private location that it not subject to public view. NORML has long opined that patients ought to have the legal option grow their own cannabis as an alternative to purchasing it from licensed commercial producers.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Oregon Senate OKs Freeze on Cannabis Cultivation

Leafly

Facing product surpluses and plummeting prices, the Oregon Senate has moved forward with a plan to temporarily limit the state's supply of legal adult-use marijuana. The post Oregon Senate OKs Freeze on Cannabis Cultivation appeared first on Leafly. Politics cultivation Growing licensing Oregon

Australian Capital Legalizes Marijuana Possession and Cultivation

WeedAdvisor

Another nation is toying with cannabis legalization, this time far beyond North American or European shores. According to CNN , the Australian capital of Canberra fully legalized possession and cultivation of recreational cannabis after a vote on September 24 th.

DEA Promises Progress on Federal Cultivation Applications, But Provides No Timetable for Action

NORML

According to the agency’s filing today in the Federal Register, the DEA “intends to promulgate regulations” to evaluate several dozen applications before it from private entities that wish to cultivate cannabis for FDA-approved research.

DEA 223

Australia: Cannabis Possession Now Depenalized in the Capital Territory

NORML

Activities involving the personal possession and/or cultivation of cannabis in private are no longer subject to either criminal or civil penalties in the Australian Capital Territory, in accordance with legislation that took effect last week.

Quebec Judge strikes down provincial law forbidding home cultivation of cannabis

Cannabis Life Network

MONTREAL — A court has invalidated the provisions of Quebec‘s cannabis law prohibiting home cultivation of the drug. The post Quebec Judge strikes down provincial law forbidding home cultivation of cannabis appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks.

BevCanna Expands Outdoor Cannabis Cultivation Capabilities to Almost 300 acres

Cannabis Life Network

CSE:BEV, Q:BVNNF, FSE:7BC) (“BevCanna” or the “Company”), announced today that is has increased the size of its outdoor cannabis cultivation site to 292 acres, up from the originally announced 130 […].

Grow Tech: Gadgets for the Home Cannabis Cultivator

Freedom Leaf

With the array of cannabis legalization laws taking effect in the U.S. By becoming your own master cultivator, you gain autonomy throughout the entire growth process, ensuring both safety and quality. Home cultivation can improve your health and wellness.

Italian Court Of Cassation Rules Small Scale Domestic Cultivation Of Cannabis Is Legal

Cannabis Law Report

Italy’s Supreme Court has ruled that small-scale domestic cultivation of cannabis is legal, in a landmark decision triggering calls for further legalization from weed advocates and anger from the country’s conservatives.

Italy’s Supreme Court Rules Personal Marijuana Cultivation Legal

The Joint Blog

In a decision that has massive, long-lasting implications Italy’s Supreme Court has ruled that growing a small amount of marijuana for personal use is legal.

Six Tips for Cultivating Cannabis on a Terrace or Balcony

LIWTS

You’d be forgiven for thinking that in order to successfully cultivate cannabis outdoors, you’d need a significant amount of space to get the job done. After all, most outdoor cultivation guides tend to target growers with larger gardens, greenhouses and so on.

New York: An Analysis of Governor Cuomo’s Legalization Proposal

NORML

A complex and comprehensive plan laid out in over 200 pages of legislative text, the CRTA would implement one of the most tightly regulated, highly taxed and heavily controlled legal cannabis markets in the world. 2020 ACTIVISM Advocacy GOVERNMENT Legalization NORML Chapters Policy SOCIETY

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Signs Bill to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana

NORML

Pritzker has signed legislation legalizing the adult use of marijuana and regulating its commercial production and retail sale. Patients enrolled in the state’s medical cannabis program will be legally permitted for the first time to personally cultivate up to five marijuana plants.

California Hemp Cultivation: It’s Complicated

Canna Law Blog

There is actual law on the books for cultivation, but it mostly sat there for a few years and is only now coming to light. To understand the current state of hemp cultivation in California, we need to look back a few years. In other words, commercial cultivation was still not allowed.

Legislation to Legalize Personal Marijuana Cultivation Filed in Washington’s House and Senate

The Joint Blog

Companion bills that would legalize the personal cultivation of marijuana for those 21 and older has been filed in Washington State’s House of Representatives and Senate. where marijuana has been legalized.

Illinois: Governor Issues Over 11,000 Pardons Ahead of Marijuana Legalization

NORML

The action came on the eve of the enactment of legislation legalizing adult-use cannabis sales. Specifically, it permits qualified patients for the first time to engage in the home cultivation of up to five plants, while decriminalizing home grows for non-patients. Expungement Legalization expungement Illinoius legalizationDemocratic Gov. Pritzker today issued over 11,000 pardons to those with low-level marijuana convictions.

Thailand Legalized Medical Marijuana

MassRoots

Making history as the first country in Southeast Asia to do so, Thailand legalized medical cannabis on December 24, 2018. Recreational cultivation and possession of cannabis will remain illegal and punishable by time in jail. Why did Thailand Legalize Medical Marijuana?

India: Himachal Pradesh To Discuss Cultivation of Legalized Medical Cannabis Crops

Cannabis Law Report

amarujala.com reports On the lines of Uttarakhand, now even in Himachal Pradesh, the state government is preparing to approve the cultivation of hemp under the law. In between these pleas of ambassadors and investors, the government started brainstorming to legalize cannabis cultivation.

California Cannabis Cultivator Brings RICO Claims Against Fellow Cultivator, But Not For The Reason You Might Think

Canna Law Blog

In what appears to be a first, a veteran commercial cannabis cultivator in Santa Barbara County has sued another cannabis cultivator for, among many other claims, violating the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO).

Legalization Proposals Progress Around the Country

NORML

Just about two months into the 2019 legislative session, legalization proposals are swiftly moving forward in states across the country. Senate Bill 686 seeks to legalize the use, possession, cultivation, and retail sale of small amounts of marijuana for adults. This marked the first time a legislative committee in Hawaii moved a legalization proposal forward. This bill does not allow for home cultivation or expungement of prior convictions.

Canadian Judge Says Quebec Can’t Prohibit Home Cultivation

Cannabis Law Report

MONTREAL — A court has invalidated the provisions of Quebec’s cannabis law prohibiting home cultivation of the drug. The judge ruled unconstitutional the sections of the Quebec Cannabis Regulation Act prohibiting the possession and the cultivation for personal purposes of cannabis plants.

Marijuana Legalization Measures Gaining Momentum In Several States

NORML

Lawmakers in several states have recently moved forward legislative proposals to either legalize or decriminalize marijuana-related activities. LEGALIZATION. Chris Sununu, who has pledged to veto any legalization bill, “regardless of what the language looks like.”

Free Report: Cultivation Snapshot: U.S. Wholesale Hemp Prices and Supply

Cannabis Law Report

The legalization of hemp has opened up a world of opportunities for cultivators, extractors and retailers alike, enabling them to compare prices and supply across state lines and secure the best deals. The Cultivation Snapshot: U.S. The Cultivation Snapshot: U.S.

First Legal Medical Marijuana Now Planted in Arkansas

MassRoots

For the first time in nearly a century, cannabis seeds have been legally planted in Arkansas. The state awarded a total of only five licenses for medical marijuana producers, and BOLD Team Cultivation is officially the first to begin the process.

California Cannabis: Napa County Headed for a Cultivation Compromise?

Canna Law Blog

Cannabis cultivation and the means for regulating it have been contentious topics in Napa County for some time now.

Ohio Awards Additional Medical Marijuana Cultivation License to Ohio Grown Therapies

Weedistry

Confusion over Ohio Grown Therapies’ pesticide plan in its initial application for a Level 1 medical marijuana cultivation license nearly lost the Johnstown company entry into Ohio’s nascent market, until the Department of Commerce reevaluated the business’s score and issued it a provisional license late last month. Now that is has secured a provisional cultivation license, Ohio Grown Therapies has nine months to obtain a final operational permit. “We’re

Attorney General Nominee Commits To Leave State-Legal Marijuana Programs Alone

NORML

His statements came response to questions from Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) — each of whom represent states where marijuana is legally regulated for either medical or recreational purposes. Advocacy Attorney General GOVERNMENT Legalization Policy SOCIETY

Justice Department Urged To Take “Immediate Action” On Marijuana Grow Applications

NORML

” The agency said that the policy change was necessary because the existing system provided “no clear legal pathway for commercial enterprises to produce marijuana for product development.” LAW ENFORCEMENT Legalization Policy Research Cultivation DEA University of Mississippi William Barr

Alaska: Cultivators still seeking changes to cannabis excise tax

Cannabis Law Report

Alaska voters legalized recreational marijuana use in 2014, but it took about 18 months for the first cultivators to be licensed and open their doors. When they did, they began paying into the cultivation tax that Alaska assesses on commercially grown marijuana.

Colombia Could Become the World’s Number One Cannabis Cultivator

WeedAdvisor

may have access to state-of-the-art growing technology, but that does not set them up to be world leaders in cannabis cultivation. Colombia, with its favourable climate and long-established marijuana cultivation workforce, will have a much easier time growing cannabis than its northern counterparts. The country’s rich history of marijuana cultivation dates back centuries. However, the legalization of medical cannabis in 2015 helped bring some legitimacy to the industry.

Former State Rep. Diane Russell on Maine’s Cannabis Legalization Woes

NORML

On November 5, 2016, Maine’s voters legalized recreational, or adult-use, marijuana. At the time, the state’s legalization bill was one of the most progressive, which included protections for home growers, preservation of one of the nation’s best medical marijuana programs, and a social consumption clause that would’ve made Maine one of the first states to host licensed cannabis bars and lounges. ” And building toward legalization worked.

Recent Quebec Ruling on Home Marijuana Cultivation Could Impact Manitoba

WeedAdvisor

Manitobans may soon be able to grow cannabis at home, thanks to a recent legal challenge in Quebec, according to CTV News. On September 3 rd , CBC News reported on a ruling deeming Quebec’s decision to ban home marijuana cultivation as unconstitutional. The decision means it’s now legal to grow cannabis plants at home in Quebec, and the ruling could open the door for the law to change in Manitoba as well.”. .

Quebec’s Ban on Home Marijuana Cultivation Deem Unconstitutional

WeedAdvisor

After all, it was the only province in which the majority of its population was against marijuana legalization. Since its inception, legalization in Quebec was under constant attack, first with their desire to increase the legal age from 18 to 21, followed by an arbitrary ban on topicals (in addition to any products appealing to children). Despite federal legalization, Quebec has since done everything in its power to keep prohibition as alive as possible.

New Frontier Data Publish Report: Zimbabwe’s Emerging Hemp Cultivation Market

Cannabis Law Report

Hemp cultivation, especially given the explosive demand arising from neighboring European nations, presents a unique opportunity to Zimbabwe and other African nations well positioned to meet such demand cheaper, and possibly faster, than current suppliers from Canada and Latin America.”.

Data 56