Wed.Aug 21, 2019

North Carolina House OKs Ban on Smokable Hemp

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Law enforcement wants smokable hemp banned because it looks and smells the same— making it otherwise impossible to differentiate during police stops. The post North Carolina House OKs Ban on Smokable Hemp appeared first on Leafly. Politics Hemp laws legalization legislation north carolina smoking

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‘Too costly, not enough evidence it works’, says UK in blow to cannabis campaigners

Cannabis Law Report

If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. AUTHOR: Mark Taylor. PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Cannabis treatments are too expensive and do not come with enough test evidence to be effective, UK authorities have said.

State Supreme Court Adds Another Obstacle to Legal California Cannabis

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A new ruling out of the California Supreme Court this week will create yet another obstacle to the expansion of legal cannabis, at a time when more than half of the state's cities and counties still ban retail stores.

42 operators chosen to apply for Ontario pot stores licences in second lottery

Cannabis Life Network

TORONTO — Ontario has selected 42 operators who can apply to run the next wave of cannabis shops in the province. But some analysts say the new pot stores still won’t be enough to combat pot sold on the black market.

It’s Wildfire Season—How It Can Affect Your Cannabis Crop

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Even if you cannabis crop escapes a wildfire, it can still be affected. Here's what you need to know to save your crop. The post It’s Wildfire Season—How It Can Affect Your Cannabis Crop appeared first on Leafly. Growing wildfires

Will South Dakota Really Sentence Colorado Man For 36 Years For What He Says Was Hemp Delivery

Cannabis Law Report

Rapid City Journal reports……… A Colorado man who says he was delivering legal hemp to Minnesota is facing up to 36 years in prison after being arrested last month in Jackson County by South Dakota troopers who accused him of possessing and selling marijuana. .

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CA high court medical cannabis ruling unlikely to cause major disruption to industry, key attorney says

Cannabis Law Report

At first blush, it may seem as if the California Supreme Court’s ruling on a medical marijuana case would prove a big deal for the state’s cannabis industry.

Czech Republic May Cover Medical Cannabis as Part of Public Healthcare

WeedAdvisor

According to Marijuana Business Daily , the Czech Republic was one of the first European countries to allow medical marijuana and the second to legalize home growth. Now, however, lawmakers are reviewing an unprecedented measure that will cement the country into the history books of cannabis reform.

Prohibition Partners Publish, “The Cannabis Legal Report”

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s the blurb. Key findings from the report: One of the main roadblocks stymying global cannabis trade is the inability of banks to handle transactions or do business with cannabis firms without fear of prosecution.

Businesses grow around NM medical cannabis producers

The NM Political Report | Medical Cannabis Program

As New Mexico lawmakers try to come up with a legislative proposal to legalize recreational cannabis that might ease the apprehension of some of their colleagues, there is already a group of business owners already laying the groundwork for a post-legalization world.

Nevada: Clark County District Court Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez Says Expect Ruling Soon Re NV Licensing Issues

Cannabis Law Report

The Review Journal reports… State Department of Taxation officials have defended the process, the administrators and the temporary employees who evaluated and ranked 462 applications for 61 new dispensary licenses last year. Millions of dollars are at stake in the case.

Illinois Is Prioritizing Cannabis Over Pills — Why Aren’t More States Following?

Canna Care Docs

This article first appeared on Merry Jane. By Zack Rusin Merry Jane. Illinois is actively embracing medical marijuana to curtail the opioid crisis. Could the state’s model be a potential blueprint for the rest of the country?

“Investing News Network” Publishes Five Free Reports On Cannabis Investment

Cannabis Law Report

The global cannabis market continues to grow at a rapid pace, driven by changes in legislation and savvy companies. To keep investors informed about the latest developments, INN has put together a series of free reports on cannabis.

Does Oklahoma Accept Out-Of-State Medical Marijuana Authorizations?

MMJ Recs

With so many different rules and regulations governing the use of medical marijuana in all of the 50 states, some of you may be wondering: “Is MMJ legal in Oklahoma?” Well, just over a year ago, Oklahoma did indeed join the increasingly laden bandwagon by becoming the 30 th.

Israeli Operations of Tikun Olam Up for Sale Says Report

Cannabis Law Report

Medical cannabis company Tikun Olam is reportedly looking to sell their operations in Israel following a Health Ministry decision to revoke the firm’s license unless founder and controlling shareholder Yitzhak (Tzahi) Cohen cut back on his holdings, the Times of Israel reports.

Here’s Where Ontario’s Next Crop of Legal Cannabis Stores Will Open

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The latest cannabis license lottery winners have been announced by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. The post Here’s Where Ontario’s Next Crop of Legal Cannabis Stores Will Open appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Government of Ontario Ontario retail retail stores

CBD and THC Ratio

Cannabis Law Report

Many consumers love to smoke, vape, or eat marijuana because of its THC compound, which takes users to cloud nine after about 30 minutes of consumption. However, some people hate getting high, and even the lowest dose of THC-rich products could alter their thinking.

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Donnelly Group Launches Wholesale Cannabis Distribution Venture, Supply

Cannabis Life Network

Donnelly Group Launch signals expanded investment in cannabis industry, granting Hobo Recreational Cannabis Store exclusive access to cannabis accessories not currently available in Canada VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canadian hospitality company, Donnelly Group, today announces the launch of its latest venture, wholesale cannabis accessories distributor, Goodtrip Supply. Donnelly Group’s Hobo Recreational Cannabis […].

Days Are Numbered For Unlicensed Cannabis Retailers On Weedmaps

Cannabis Law Report

Regular readers will remember that this has been a bone of contention for quite some time. It’s not stated in the MJ Biz story but it sounds as though they have had legal advice advising them to move on the issue. MJ Biz report.

Hemp Misclassification Inadvertently Decriminalizes Marijuana in Texas

WeedAdvisor

The 2018 Farm Bill released hemp from its status as a Schedule I controlled substance. Shortly after, Texas passed H.B. 1325, which officially legalized hemp. However, the new definition of “hemp” created a slew of new problems for states like Texas, where marijuana is still very much illegal. GQ Magazine reports that hemp legalization placed Texas in a position where marijuana prosecution is next to impossible.

Silliest Cannabis / Hemp Product Launch Of The Week “CBD Yoga Gear”

Cannabis Law Report

Yes you read that correctly. Apparently the “fashion” line is, “Inspired By The Streets Of New York & Consciously Made In Portugal.” ” You’ll also need to know that clothes have “Proactive Recovery With The Help Of CBD” Whatever that means.

American Herbal Productions Association Hemp-CBD Supplement Congress – Part 2

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

By: Nabil Rodriguez, Esq. Associate . For a recap of Day One, click here… On August 16, 2019, the afternoon panels of the American Herbal Production Association Hemp-CBD Supplement Congress offered unique perspectives on the regulatory landscapes and hurdles still in the path of CBD product legality.

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ILLINOIS ROUNDUP: AN EXPANDED (AND PERMANENT) MEDICAL PROGRAM AND ONGOING TWEAKS TO THE RECREATIONAL PROGRAM

Cannabis Law Report

Authors Akshita Singh , Irina Dashevsky . Aug 21, 2019 . Illinois remains the epicenter of marijuana legalization in 2019.

Cannabis Litigation Options: The Benefits of a Receivership

Canna Law Blog

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the “The Top 12 Alternative Dispute Resolution Strategies” webinar last week. We received a ton of questions on a lot of really interesting topics, and we will be spending the next few weeks addressing those we couldn’t fully get to during the one-hour period.

US Hemp Roundtable Latest State By State Update

Cannabis Law Report

California: Bill AB 228 – which would formally legalize the retail sale of hemp products such as CBD – is in the final stages.

Are Multi-State Employers “Rolled Too Tight” on their Drug Testing Policies?

The Blunt Truth

In a time where marijuana legalization is rapidly expanding, all employers should be reassessing their workplace drug testing policies to be sure they are in compliance with existing and soon to be effective state and local laws. Currently, thirty-three states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have passed laws broadly legalizing marijuana in some form.

Oregon: Deschutes County Imposes Moratorium On Grow & Processing Businesses

Cannabis Law Report

The Bulletin reports…… Deschutes County commissioners voted Monday to send the question of whether recreational marijuana growing and processing operations should be allowed in the future to the November 2020 ballot.

Growing Magic Mushrooms

Marijuana Seeds NL

Psilocybin mushrooms, more commonly known as ‘magic mushrooms’ are a type of fungi that contains psychedelic properties. Today, many people use these mushrooms to transform their mind and become high. Historically, it’s thought they were used in religious rites and ceremonies.

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Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Says He Would ‘Mass Pardon’ Federal Cannabis Offenders

Cannabis Law Report

During a Friday rally in Concord, New Hampshire, Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said he would “mass pardon everyone who is in jail for nonviolent marijuana-related offenses,” according to a report from The Grio.

Is Cotton Mouth From Marijuana Use Actually Dangerous?

The Fresh Toast

Cotton mouth. A collection of research has shown that dry mouth is more prevalent as cannabis use increases, but is it dangerous? Continue reading Is Cotton Mouth From Marijuana Use Actually Dangerous? at The Fresh Toast. Cannabis Medical Marijuana RX cotton mouth saliva

IRS Updates CTR Exams

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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.