Tue.Jul 16, 2019

Will New Mexico Be the Next State To Legalize?

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Michelle Lujan Grisham wants lawmakers to consider it seriously when the next session opens in January. The post Will New Mexico Be the Next State To Legalize? appeared first on Leafly. Politics new mexico

Florida: Invernes Council to consider repealing medical marijuana ban.

Cannabis Law Report

The council will also consider repealing its ordinance banning medical marijuana dispensaries.

DEA Report: Fewer Marijuana Seizures, But More Arrests In 2018

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Federal agents seized fewer total marijuana plants in 2018, but made more arrests for cannabis-related offenses, according to annual data compiled by the US Drug Enforcement Administration.

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In California’s Cannabis War, Civil Is the New Criminal

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In Humboldt County, civil codes and $10k-a-day fines are working where SWAT raids failed. The strategy is about to go statewide. The post In California’s Cannabis War, Civil Is the New Criminal appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics California Humboldt legalization

Things are Heating up in Kansas City

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Things are heating up in Kansas City! We are happy with the outcome of Kansas City’s Council vote to reduce the buffer zone from daycares, churches and schools to 300ft. We appreciate the Councilmembers hearing our testimony and taking our concerns into consideration.

Wisconsin Cannabis Arrests Hit Black Residents Hardest

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If Wisconsin decriminalizes, there would likely be a decrease in arrests and a reduction in the state's jail and prison population. But data suggest that the state's racial disparities will persist. The post Wisconsin Cannabis Arrests Hit Black Residents Hardest appeared first on Leafly.

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Health Canada Falls Behind on Licensing Micro Cultivators

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Health Canada has issued only two licenses for micro cultivators to date. The post Health Canada Falls Behind on Licensing Micro Cultivators appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry advocacy British Columbia craft cannabis cultivation health canada

Grupo Flor Launches California’s First Cannabis Industry Apprentice Program

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Management and cross training designed to benefit cannabis industry. SALINAS, Calif. July 16, 2019 / Canna Newswire / – Grupo Flor has launched a pilot program of California’s first professional in-house cannabis apprenticeship program.

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If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: “Jordan Zoot. “aBIZinaBOX Inc., CPA’s” PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT.

11 Real People Explain How Marijuana Has Helped Them Live Better Lives

Miss Marijuana

The benefits of marijuana are a plenty. While you may be familiar with the plant’s ability to promote relaxation , increase focus, and ease pain, there are tons of other benefits. .

NORML: New Hampshire: Governor Signs Marijuana Annulment Measure

Cannabis Law Report

Republican Gov. Chris Sununu has signed legislation into law establishing procedures permitting those with prior, low-level marijuana convictions to petition the court to have their convictions annulled.

Leafly’s Guide to Cannabis in Ontario Cottage Country

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Pot shops, attractions, and scenic smoke spots en route to your cottage or campground. The post Leafly’s Guide to Cannabis in Ontario Cottage Country appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle cannabis tourism lifestyle Ontario retail stores road trips Tourism

Another US Firm Launches Large Cannabis Practice, 45 Member Group

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Law.com reports. Manatt, Phelps & Phillips has become the latest Big Law firm to publicly join the green rush, announcing Monday that it has formally launched a cannabis-focused practice team.

Oregon Cannabis Litigation: Business Between Friends Leads to $4.2 Million Lawsuit

Canna Law Blog

We think Rockefeller was on to something. “A A friendship founded on business is a good deal better than a business founded on friendship,” said John D. Rockefeller.

Arcview Acquired For $US7.7 million

Cannabis Law Report

Dallas-based marijuana investment firm Cresco Capital Partners and another private equity group are taking control of The Arcview Group, an MJ investment company in Oakland, California. Cresco and New Jersey-based Trivergence Investments led a $7.7 million Series A funding for the acquisition.

The Top Cannabis Reform Groups to Follow (and Join)

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Getting involved matters. Crucial causes to the advancement of people and society have rarely, if ever, come from passive action.

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ALM and Shook, Hardy & Bacon Report Says 56% Of GC, “will need to increase their legal resources to keep up with the cannabis market”

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Fifty-six percent of general counsel and in-house counsel believe in the next couple of years they will need to increase their legal resources to keep up with the cannabis market, according to a report published by ALM and Shook, Hardy & Bacon.

CBD: Uncertainty for Restaurants and Retailers

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In Dallas, a yoga studio offers CBD-infused kombucha. In Philadelphia, a decorated chef serves an elegant CBD-infused four-course meal to a nattily dressed group of fifty. In Kentucky, the Peaches & CBD Cream burger competes in Lexington Burger Week. A vendor at an arts festival in Colorado offers CBD Hot Dogs from his hot dog cart. In Minnesota, a brewer offers a pint of craft beer that contains 13mg of CBD. Bartenders drip CBD tincture into drinks. Dogs maul CBD-infused specialty treats.

Miller & Martin PLLC: Georgia Releases Proposed Hemp Grower and Processor Rules

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Author: Stephanie Savage. Stephanie Savage.

Music Festivals, Legal Cannabis Sing a Hit Duet in 2019

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Northern Nights officially sanctions cannabis sales and smoking. Outside Lands, Hempfest, and Thing Festival might as well. The post Music Festivals, Legal Cannabis Sing a Hit Duet in 2019 appeared first on Leafly. Lifestyle adult-use cannabis California Events Music

United States: Why Cannabis Patent Enforcement Is In The Weeds

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Here’s the article in full. Source: [link]. DPereria_Why Cannabis Patent Enforcement is in the Weeds_7.8.19. One-Hit Wonders

Does Luxury Cannabis Ignore Social Equity?

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Luxury cannabis has begun filling the shelves of bougie stores across the country, but just because it's fancy doesn't necessarily mean it's sustainable and socially equitable. The post Does Luxury Cannabis Ignore Social Equity? appeared first on Leafly. Industry equity

Utah Delay Cannabis Growing Licences

Cannabis Law Report

Prospective medical marijuana growers in Utah face a longer-than-expected wait because a state agency postponed the decision to award licenses.

How Much Does An MMJ Card Cost In Oklahoma?

MMJ Recs

If you’re thinking about joining the thousands of other Oklahomans who own medical marijuana cards, now is the perfect time.

Green Market Report: Green Growth Continues Retail Expansion as Abercrombie & Fitch Says Yes to CBD

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After a trial period of selling the Green Growth Brands Inc. (CSE: GGB) (OTCQB: GGBXF) CBD line called Seventh Sense Botanical Therapy products, Abercrombie & Fitch ( A&F) has decided to carryrcrombie.com the products in 160 stores.

What You Need to Know About CBD Supplements and Prescriptions

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Authored By: Stacey Worthy. From professional athletes to Hollywood celebrities to pet owners with high-strung Yorkie’s , everyone seems to be touting the apparently miraculous benefits of cannabidiol (CBD), a naturally occurring chemical compound derived from the cannabis plant.

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USA: Trials & Tribulations Of Cancer Patient Looking To Grow Own Medical Cannabis In The US

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Mike Rubin lives on borrowed time. The 40-year-old northeast Pennsylvanian native was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2010. In 2011, Rubin endured four months of brutal chemotherapy, only to have the tumors in his neck and shoulders return three months later.

Mendocino County Initiates “Operation Clean Sweep”

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Summer Story: Freaze Ice Pops are hitting shelves at dispensaries in California this month.

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Sublime Launches California’s First Cannabis-Infused Freezer reads the press release. Here’s a bit of blurb. Let us know if they taste any good ! Sublime, an award-winning cannabis manufacturing company located in Oakland, Calif.,

West Virginia Has Another Go At Cannabis Banking Tender After 1st Round Fails

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Mike Pushkin, a Democrat, who championed the medical cannabis law, told the News & Observer that the delay would push back the timeline for the program’s rollout another few months and said, “it’s not such a big deal.”. Full story. link]. Breaking News

Legalization of Marijuana and Rising Social Acceptance Augments the Market for Cannabis Infused Drinks, details Fact.MR Report

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Global sales of cannabis infused drinks will surpass US$ 200 Mn in 2019, propelled by growing efficiencies in the delivery methods of drinkables, along with increasing discretion and social acceptance of the consumption method. /