NORML Formally Responds to DEA’s Proposed Changes to Marijuana Cultivation Rules

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Under existing regulations, the agency only licenses one facility — the University of Mississippi — to cultivate cannabis for use in FDA-approved clinical trials. 2020 ACTIVISM GOVERNMENT Research SCIENCE Cultivation DEA University of Mississippi

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Malawi legalizes cannabis cultivation for certain uses

Cannabis Life Network

BLANTYRE, Malawi — Malawi has legalized the cultivation of cannabis as the country seeks an alternative to tobacco, its main earner of foreign exchange which is under pressure from anti-smoking campaigns. Legalization of this crop will contribute to economic growth as […].

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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.

BREAKING: New York Legislature Approves Marijuana Legalization

NORML

Marijuana Revenue and Taxation Act (MRTA) legalizes and regulates the adult-use, commercial marijuana market in New York State, while also permitting those over the age of 21 to cultivate personal-use quantities of cannabis in their own homes.

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. ” To date, however, the agency has neither affirmed or denied any of the 26 applicants that have sought the DEA’s permission for a federal cultivation license.

Montana: Adult-Use Legalization Law Takes Effect

NORML

Adults may legally possess up to one ounce of marijuana and/or privately cultivate up to four mature cannabis plants. The post Montana: Adult-Use Legalization Law Takes Effect appeared first on NORML. Legalization legalization Montana

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Why Does Cannabis Cultivation Have Such a Negative Impact on the Environment?

Veriheal

Opponents of cannabis legalization like to point out the environmental impacts of cannabis cultivation and cannabis legalization. Cannabis Cultivation Uses Lots of Water to Grow . The post Why Does Cannabis Cultivation Have Such a Negative Impact on the Environment?

In Massachusetts, Cannabis Cultivation Workers Can Unionize

Veriheal

The promise of a developing cannabis industry is one of the strongest points in favor of cannabis legalization, both at the state and federal level. Not only would an expanded cannabis industry create jobs, but it would also funnel more money into states who choose to legalize.

New Mexico: House Lawmakers Approve Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Proposal

NORML

The measure, approved by a 39 to 31 vote, would allow adults to purchase at least two ounces of marijuana at a time and cultivate up to six mature plants for personal use. The post New Mexico: House Lawmakers Approve Adult Use Marijuana Legalization Proposal appeared first on NORML.

Montana Lawmakers Approve Legislation to Amend Voter-Approved Marijuana Legalization Law

NORML

The measure decreases the personal cultivation limit from four mature plants per adult and eight mature plants per household as originally approved by voters, to two mature plants per adult and four mature plants per household.

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

Marijuana possession and cultivation could be legal by July – Cannabis Business Executive

SpeedWeed

Marijuana possession and cultivation could be legal by July – Cannabis Business Executive – Cannabis and Marijuana industry news. The post Marijuana possession and cultivation could be legal by July – Cannabis Business Executive appeared first on SpeedWeed.

Is the Future of Cannabis in Craft or Commercial Cultivation?

Veriheal

The future of cannabis seems to be drifting to mega-companies and corporations that cultivate greenery for the masses. Some would argue that the legal cannabis industry is shifting towards a craft industry very similar to beer. Cannabis Cultivation is a Craft and Prices Reflect That.

Lebanon About to Legalize Cannabis Cultivation

Cannabis Law Report

Ashark Al Aw-Sat reports this week that……Cannabis cultivation for medical and industrial use is about to be legalized based on a draft law approved by the parliamentary committees on Wednesday and referred to Parliament for adoption.

Becoming A Cannabis Cultivator In California

Cannabis Law Report

Published Via JD Supra Since 2016, California has experienced a transformative landscape surrounding the legal cannabis market. Officially made legal… Read More.

Goa Chief Minister Re-Iterates His Government Will Not Allow Legal Cultivation Of Cannabis

Cannabis Law Report

Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has again reiterated that his government will not allow the legal cultivation of cannabis, a… Read More. The post Goa Chief Minister Re-Iterates His Government Will Not Allow Legal Cultivation Of Cannabis first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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. Under the ACT’s current law, cultivating one or two cannabis plants or possessing 50g (1.76 ounces) of marijuana and cultivate up to two plants per person, or four per household.”.

India: Goa govt considering legalising cannabis cultivation

Cannabis Law Report

Goa’s Law Minister Nilesh Cabral said that his department has vetted the file from a ‘legal perspective’ after he received … Read More. The post India: Goa govt considering legalising cannabis cultivation first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. The Hindstan Times reports today.

Policy Implications of Legalizing Cannabis Cultivation in Lebanon – Lebanese American University Presentation

Cannabis Law Report

In April 2020, Lebanon’s parliament, in an effort to boost the economy and government balance sheet, passed a law legalizing cannabis farming for medicinal and … Read More.

4 Key Challenges to Scaling Cannabis Cultivation

SpeedWeed

The issue is not necessarily knowledge related to cultivation. The legal market has brought about a new landscape that changes that game dramatically. . A facility for adult-use grows may have different requirements in terms of its design than one intended for medical cultivation.

A Double Edged Sword: Is Cannabis Cultivation Helping or Destroying our Planet?

Veriheal

As countries see to the legalization and decriminalization of cannabis and cannabis farming, they should establish accompanying policies looking out for the best interest of the planet. The post A Double Edged Sword: Is Cannabis Cultivation Helping or Destroying our Planet?

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.

Best Seed Banks For Your Marijuana Cultivation Needs

PrestoDoctor

Even with growing marijuana for personal and medicinal reasons has been legalized in many places in the USA it can still be a daunting task to buy marijuana seeds. The post Best Seed Banks For Your Marijuana Cultivation Needs appeared first on PrestoDoctor Blog.

Rick Steves: I support home cultivation rights for all marijuana consumers

NORML

In 2012, I was proud to help fund and promote the passage of I-502 which legalized, taxed, and regulated marijuana in my home state of Washington. Legislation is currently stalled in the House and Senate to allow adults to cultivate up to six marijuana plants in their homes. Granting the right to home cultivation gives more power to the consumer and ensures the safe, convenient, and affordable access to marijuana for all.

DEA: Marijuana Plant Seizures Spike, Arrests Fall in 2019

NORML

Commenting on the longer-term trends, NORML Deputy Director Paul Armentano said: “Following the enactment of statewide adult-use cannabis legalization laws, both DEA-related marijuana arrests and seizures have fallen dramatically.

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Arizona: Prop. 207 Legalization Measure Officially Takes Effect

NORML

Provisions legalizing marijuana possession, use, and personal cultivation take immediate effect. 207 Legalization Measure Officially Takes Effect appeared first on NORML. The post Arizona: Prop. Ballot Initiative Election Arizona ballot initiative election featured Statepolicy

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. Scientists familiar with the product have consistently said that it is of inferior quality and fails to accurately reflect the types of marijuana varieties commercially available in legal states.

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GL420 Enterprise is a Minority Woman Owned Cannabis Company in Los Angeles County, with a One-of-a-Kind Cultivation Facility that is now Open

Canna Newswire

February 9, 2021 / Canna Newswire / – GL420 Enterprise officially announces the grand opening of their 23,000 square foot state-of-the-art cultivation center located in the heart of Northridge. CULTIVATORS WOMEN IN CANNABISNORTHRIDGE, Calif.

7 Amazing Tips For Successful Cannabis Cultivation

Otherside Farms

It’s reported that as many as 15% of US residents would grow cannabis at home if it was legal. So, based on these stats there’s no doubt that cannabis cultivation is growing in popularity. Read on to learn about our seven top tips for cannabis cultivation.

California Hemp Cultivation: It’s Complicated

Canna Law Blog

Those posts, however, were more geared towards the manufacture and sale of hemp-derived cannabidiol (“Hemp CBD”) products than the actual cultivation of hemp, which is becoming an increasingly important topic in the hemp industry in the wake of the federal Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (or “2018 Farm Bill”). 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.

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.

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 […].

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

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. Blog Cannabis Canada Cannabis Legalization Featured Latest Legalization News Law Marijuana Legalization Marijuana News Quebec Quebec cannabis quebec superior court

Health Canada approves chloropicrin fumigant for cannabis farms

Cannabis Life Network

But, with outdoor cannabis cultivation license approvals now on the rise, Health Canada‘s Pesticide Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) approved a fumigant for cannabis farms – chloropicrin (trichloronitromethane.)

NORML’s Statement Regarding the Designation of Medical Cannabis Dispensaries as “Essential Services”

NORML

’ Finally, NORML would like once again to reaffirm its longstanding position regarding the need for state laws to recognize and to permit patients to engage in personal cultivation. 2020 Medical Marijuana COVID-19 dispensaries home cultivation smoking social distancing

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