Congressional Hearing Scheduled: Marijuana Laws In America

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Five Cannabis Laws That Apply to Most US States

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However, being a Schedule I substance, possession of cannabis and use for any purpose becomes illegal under federal law. Nevertheless, at the state level, the laws regarding the use of cannabis greatly varies and conflict with federal laws.

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Virginia: New Medical Cannabis Laws Take Effect July 1

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Three new laws intended to expand patient access to and the therapeutic value of Virginia’s medical cannabis program take effect July 1, 2019. ” “We continue to tweak the law regarding cannabis oils.

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Hawaii: Governor to Let Marijuana Decriminalization to Become Law

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The Governor has until July 9th to take action on the measure, or it will become law absent his signature. The new law will go into effect on January 11, 2020. Democratic Gov.

Nevada: New Law Bars Employers from Discriminating Against Cannabis Consumers

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Steve Sisolak has signed legislation into law prohibiting certain employers from refusing to hire a worker because he or she tested positive for cannabis. The new law takes effect on January 1, 2020. Democratic Gov.

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Oregon: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Measure Into Law

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The law takes effect on January 1, 2019. The policy is similar to marijuana-related expungement laws recently enacted in a number of states, including Colorado, Delaware, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Washington. California law automatically expunges past marijuana convictions. Democratic Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation, Senate Bill 420 , to facilitate the expungement of past marijuana convictions.

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North Dakota: Governor Signs Law Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalties

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Doug Burgum has signed legislation into law reducing marijuana possession penalties. Republican Gov.

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Bragar Eagel & Squire Law Firm Investigating CannTrust

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Today, Bragar Eagel and Squire, a New York-based law firm that specializes in securities litigation, announced that it has begun investigating the company for the violation of federal securities law and other unlawful business […]. The post Bragar Eagel & Squire Law Firm Investigating CannTrust appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks.

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Hoban Law Partner With Komorn Law Michigan

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Hoban Law Group and Komorn Law of Michigan are happy to announce a special counsel agreement to work together strategically to provide best in class client representation. Read more about Komorn Law by clicking here. Cannabis Law News Hoban Law Group

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Washington: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into Law

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” The new law takes effect on July 27, 2019. Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee has signed legislation, Senate Bill 5605 , facilitating the expungement of past low-level marijuana convictions. The measure states : “Every person convicted of a misdemeanor marijuana offenses, who was 21 years of age or older at the time of the offense, may apply to the sentencing court for a vacation of the applicant’s record of conviction for the offense.

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Georgia: Governor Signs Law Licensing Low-THC Oil Production

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Brian Kemp signed legislation into law today to facilitate regulations governing the licensed production and distribution of oils and other products containing limited amounts of plant-derived THC. Republican Gov.

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Hemp-CBD Laws: Alabama

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Federal law and policy Hemp StatesThe Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

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North Dakota: Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Expansion Laws

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Republican Gov. Doug Burgum signed legislation on Wednesday amending and expanding the state’s nascent medical cannabis access program. House Bill 1283 permits physician assistants to recommend cannabis to qualified patients.

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signs into law interstate cannabis law

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Oregon Passes Interstate Cannabis Commerce Law. Cannabis Law NewsGanjapreneur reports… Senate Bill 582 , approved by lawmakers earlier this month , would let cannabis operators in the state export their extra product to neighboring states with cannabis programs.

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New Mexico: New Marijuana Decriminalization Law Goes Into Effect Next Week

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Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation into law decriminalizing the possession of personal use amounts of cannabis. The new law reduces first-time penalties for the possession of up to one-half ounce of cannabis from a criminal misdemeanor — punishable by up to 15 days in jail — to a ‘penalty assessment,’ punishable by a $50 fine. Pritzker is expected to sign legalization legislation into law this week.

Oregon: Governor Signs Law Prohibiting Landlords From Discriminating Against Medical Marijuana Patients

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It’s about time that patients and consumers are no longer arbitrarily discriminated against for being compliant with state law.” ” The new law takes effect on January 1, 2020. Democratic Gov.

Nevada Law Bars Most Employers From Rejecting Cannabis Consumers

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The law makes it unlawful for would-be employers in Nevada “to fail or refuse to hire” a prospective employee whose screening test results indicate the presence of marijuana. The post Nevada Law Bars Most Employers From Rejecting Cannabis Consumers appeared first on Leafly.

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Hawaii: Measure Decriminalizing Minor Marijuana Possession Becomes Law Absent Governor’s Signature

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David Ige failed to take action on legislation decriminalizing low-level marijuana possession offenses, thereby allowing the measure to become law without his signature. The new law takes effect on January 11, 2020. Democratic Gov.

Another Attorney Joins Hoban Law.

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Mensing is The Mensing Group LLC’s Founder and Chief Counsel, and brings a no-nonsense approach to cannabis law in Massachusetts. from American University Washington College of Law (2010), an M.A. Blake knows cannabis and knows the law. Cannabis Law News

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Arizona: Supreme Court Rules That Concentrates Are Legal Under State’s Medical Cannabis Access Law

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Manufacturing and possessing concentrated forms of cannabis are legally protected activities under the state’s medical cannabis access law, according to a unanimous decision issued today by the Arizona Supreme Court.

New Mexico: Governor Signs Law Decriminalizing Minor Marijuana Possession

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Michelle Lujan Grisham has signed legislation into law decriminalizing the possession of personal use amounts of cannabis. Democratic Gov. Senate Bill 323 , which takes effect on July 1, 2019, reduces first-time penalties for the possession of up to one-half ounce of cannabis from a criminal misdemeanor — punishable by up to 15 days in jail — to a ‘penalty assessment,’ punishable by a $50 fine.

Does NM cannabis law extend to non-residents?

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But a law that goes into effect on Friday could also result in a new pool of patients—non-residents of New Mexico. Continue reading Does NM cannabis law extend to non-residents?

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5 Wacky Canadian Cannabis Laws You Didn’t Know Existed

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Cannabis might be legal in Canada, but these obscure laws might surprise you. The post 5 Wacky Canadian Cannabis Laws You Didn’t Know Existed appeared first on Leafly. Canada Politics Alberta British Columbia government law enforcement list Ontario

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Colorado: Governor Signs Multiple Marijuana Law Reform Measures

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Jared Polis has signed multiple bills into law amending the state’s marijuana laws. The new law takes effect on January 1, 2020. Democratic Gov. House Bill 1234 establishes regulations for the delivery of cannabis products from state-licensed retailers. Under the plan, deliveries are limited to one per day per household, and are only permitted in municipalities that explicitly allow for such activities. Deliveries to college campuses are prohibited.

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Virginia Law Firm Launches Cannabis Practice

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Vandeventer Black said in a June 4 news release it had formed a new hemp and medical marijuana law practice. As the laws around cannabis struggle to keep up with the industry, attorneys at the firm say they know companies are going to be caught in the crossfire. Cannabis Law News

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Cultiva Law Looking For A Paralegal

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Cultiva Law, PLLC is seeking a paralegal to join our litigation practice and support our Seattle team. Cultiva Law is a cannabis law-specialty firm primarily serving Pacific Northwest clients. Cannabis Law News

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New Washington Law Will Erase Old Cannabis Convictions

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Under the new law, judges are required to grant requests to vacate misdemeanor marijuana possession charges that occurred before the drug was legalized. The post New Washington Law Will Erase Old Cannabis Convictions appeared first on Leafly.

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Hoban Law Attorney Joins FinCanna Advisory Board

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from Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. “We He is a highly regarded professional, practicing with Hoban Law Group, the foremost full service business-oriented law firm serving the cannabis industry. Patrick’s Bio At Hoban Law [link]. Cannabis Law News

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Clark County continues to eye pot-law changes

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They also reflect updates to state law, such as eliminating “collective gardens,” which were previously used for medical marijuana. The thousand-foot buffer will still stand for public playgrounds, as well as elementary and secondary schools as required by state law.

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New Jersey: Lawmakers Advance Important Marijuana Law Reform Bills

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These bills would allow for the expedited expungement of certain marijuana-related convictions after marijuana legalization is signed into law in New Jersey. In some big news out of New Jersey, several marijuana reform bills have been voted out of their committees and are awaiting floor votes. Senate Bill 2703 and Assembly Bill 4497 have both passed out of their committees and are set to be voted on as early as Monday, March 25th.

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House Committee Addresses Marijuana Laws in America, Racial Justice and Need for Reform

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The roughly two hour hearing, entitled “Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and Need for Reform,” was the first of its kind and allowed for open discussion of the inherent racial inequalities and the impact on impoverished communities prevalent as a consequence of the war on drugs.

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California Marijuana Laws Explained

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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. The first state to legalize marijuana for medical use was California.

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Law Suits & In The Courts Roundup

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Cannabis Law NewsFlandreau tribe sues USDA, Sonny Perdue over hemp. link]. The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is asking a federal judge to force the U.S. Department of Agriculture to approve its plan to regulate hemp production on tribal lands.

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Alert: Green Light Law Group Oregon

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Cannabis Law NewsJune 14, 2019: Important OLCC Announcement. ATTENTION CLIENTS THAT HAVE SUBMITTED A PRODUCER LICENSE APPLICATION ON OR BEFORE THE JUNE 15, 2018 MORATORIUM: .

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New Nevada Law to Reveal Names of Cannabis Store Owners

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The new law makes public the identity of marijuana license applicants and the method the state uses to score and rank bids. The post New Nevada Law to Reveal Names of Cannabis Store Owners appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics laws licensing Nevada retail

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House would block Feds from interfering with state pot laws

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Attorney General William Barr said during his confirmation hearing in January that the Justice Department would not go after marijuana companies in states where cannabis is legal, even though the drug is outlawed under federal law.

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Hoban Law Launch Cannabis Compliance and Regulation courses on Green Flower Media Platform

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Cannabis Law NewsHere are the Cannabis Compliance and Regulation courses launching on the Green Flower Media platform. . HLG Course Descriptions: Historical Perspectives – Garrett Graff, Esq. Securing State Licenses and Local Permits – Craig Small, Esq. HLG. .

Hoban Law’s Weekly Roundup

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The top law enforcement officials from 38 U.S. Congressional Funding Bill Protects Cannabis Banking and Lets DC Legalize Marijuana Sales . .

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Local Laws Cut Cannabis Access for California Retirement Community

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The post Local Laws Cut Cannabis Access for California Retirement Community appeared first on Leafly. Health Politics California laws medical cannabis Senior citizensWhen the City of Laguna Woods banned cannabis businesses from operating in city limits, they left a lot of local retirees who depend on cannabis cut off. We visited the retirement community to learn about how that impact is being felt.

Cyprus Approves New Medicinal Cannabis Law

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PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT. Amendment were made to the Drugs and Psychotropic Substances law, which permits the import of cannabis seeds and cannabis plants for cultivation purposes, as well as regulating licenses to be issued.