Congressional Hearing Scheduled: Marijuana Laws In America

NORML

On Wednesday, July 10th, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security will hold a hearing entitled “Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform” to discuss pathways forward as the Congress prepares for a substantial shift in public policy.

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Five Cannabis Laws That Apply to Most US States

Leafwell

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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Hemp-CBD Laws: Alabama

Canna Law Blog

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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Cannabis Law Report Features On Hoban Law Podcast

Cannabis Law Report

Breaking News Hoban Law GroupIt does sound like i’m calling in from Mars or even further away, it is Australia! If you feel the desire to listen to our … Read More.

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Hoban Law Coronavirus Update

Cannabis Law Report

It is the highest priority of the Hoban Law Group to ensure the safety and well-being of our attorneys, our employees and our clients. If you have questions regarding the impact of coronavirus on the operations of your cannabusiness, contact Hoban Law Group at 844.708.7087 or info@hoban.law.

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Hoban Law Partner With Komorn Law Michigan

Cannabis Law Report

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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New Jersey: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill into Law

NORML

4154) into law today facilitating the expungement of low-level marijuana crimes and other offenses. While some provisions of the new law will take immediate effect, other parts of the measure will not be enacted for 180 days. That law goes into effect in 90 days. Democratic Gov.

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Hawaii: Governor to Let Marijuana Decriminalization to Become Law

NORML

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.

INCBA – The Cannabis Law Sessions

Cannabis Law Report

THE PRICE – Six Hours of Online Interactive Streaming CLE Credit Members $25/credit ($150 Total) Non-Members $50/credit ($300 Total) THE DATE – June 2, 2020 … Read More. Webinars

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Nevada: New Law Bars Employers from Discriminating Against Cannabis Consumers

NORML

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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Hoban Law – Coronavirus

Cannabis Law Report

Hoban Law GroupCOVID-19 is unlike anything we have seen before. States are issuing orders for citizens to stay at home, businesses are having to shut down, and … Read More.

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North Dakota: Governor Signs Law Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalties

NORML

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

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Cease Arrests and Incarcerations: NORML Joins Law Enforcement Advocates, Medical Professionals, And Others On Letter

NORML

It is in the best interest of law enforcement and the greater population to cease marijuana arrests and reduce arrests for non-violent crimes. Law Enforcement Action Partnership. National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML).

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Law 360 Create Cannabis Editorial Board

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis Law NewsWe’d love to tell you who sits on the editorial board and their relevant experience in the sector. But, as usual, with anything with this … Read More.

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Oregon’s Green Light Law Firm Make Green Market Report’s Top Law Firm List

Cannabis Law Report

Just a quick reminder the lsit was compiled with some input from Cannabis Law Report too ! Cannabis Law NewsThey seem pretty chuffed. T op 11 … Read More.

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Oregon: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Measure Into Law

NORML

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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BREAKING NEWS: California Hemp Laws Get Revamped

Canna Law Blog

On October 12, 2019, Governor Newsom announced that he had signed SB-153 , a bill aimed at making significant changes to California’s hemp cultivation law. This is required under federal law, in order for states to comply with the 2018 Farm Bill.

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INCBA: The Cannabis Law Sessions

Cannabis Law Report

THE PRICE – Members $150 / Non Members $300 THE DATE – June 2, 2020 9am pst (Noon Eastern) THE RATING – THE BLURB – … Read More. Webinars

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Cannabis Law: A Question of Federalism for Our Time

Cannabis Law Report

Cannabis Law NewsRecreational Cannabis is legal in almost a dozen states and medical marijuana in 33 states with more on the way. Public opinion polls reflect a … Read More.

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Manzuri Law California Update

Cannabis Law Report

New Legislation Introduced and Political Struggles in Sacramento Add to Industry’s Policy Challenges. By now, legislators have introduced most of the bills that they will try to pass through in 2020.

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Ways Medical Marijuana Laws Have Changed In Response To Coronavirus

MMJ Recs

Here’s how medical marijuana laws have changed in response to coronavirus. In Michigan, medical marijuana laws surrounding delivery restrictions have been loosened, and the state is allowing for temporary curbside pickup in an effort to reduce contact between people.

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Georgia: Governor Signs Law Licensing Low-THC Oil Production

NORML

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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Happy New Year from Canna Law Blog!

Canna Law Blog

Let’s all keep working hard to ensure that 2020 is a banner year for cannabis law and policy, in the U.S. Here’s to a great 2020 for all of our readers, friends and clients!

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Delaware: Law Signed Reducing Marijuana Penalties for Juvenile Offenders

NORML

John Carney has signed legislation amending criminal penalties for juveniles who violate the state’s marijuana possession laws. The new law took effect upon signing. However, that law left in place criminal sanctions for juvenile offenders. Democratic Gov.

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Washington: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill Into Law

NORML

” 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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2020 Colorado Cannabis Laws Update

Cannabis Law Report

2020 Colorado Cannabis Laws Update . On January 1st, two new marijuana laws went into effect in Colorado. The second of Colorado’s new laws is House Bill 1230. Hoban Law GroupThe first was House Bill 1234, which allows for the commercial delivery of medical marijuana. .

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Virginia: Majority Shift in Legislature Opens Door for Major Marijuana Law Reform

NORML

Join Virginia NORML and help change marijuana laws! Tuesday, November 5, control of Virginia’s legislature shifted to democrats, opening the door for decriminalization , expungement, and establishing a clear path to legalizing responsible adult-use in the Commonwealth.

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Bragar Eagel & Squire Law Firm Investigating CannTrust

Cannabis Life Network

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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Study: Pain Patients Report Significant Health Improvements Following Enactment of Medical Cannabis Access Laws

NORML

Those suffering from chronic pain report significant improvements in health following the passage of medical cannabis access laws, according to data published in the journal Forum for Health Economics & Policy.

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Poll Reveals Most Americans Approve Of Legal Marijuana Laws

MassRoots

A recent poll found that fifty-five percent of American adults think that the laws regulating the legal cannabis markets in some states are successful, or that they are at least “more of a success than a failure.”.

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New Jersey: Medical Marijuana Expansion Measure Signed Into Law

NORML

Phil Murphy signed legislation into law today significantly amending and expanding the state’s medical cannabis access program. The new law takes immediate effect. The law also permits specific health care facility employees to operate as patient caregivers. Democratic Gov.

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signs into law interstate cannabis law

Cannabis Law Report

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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How to Comply With CBD Laws in All 50 States

Canna Law Blog

The lawyers were concerned about the legality of these products under both federal and state laws. Our advice on what the new federal laws allowed was straightforward; however, the state-by-state analysis was dynamic to say the least. Lawyers are used to selling services.

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Mark Taylor (Euro Editor of Cannabis Law Report) To Publish, “Bloomsbury Professional Law Insight – Cannabis Law and Regulation”

Cannabis Law Report

We’re proud to announce that our European correspondent & editor, Mark Taylor, has just announced the publication of his title “Cannabis Law and Regulation” with respected UK professional publisher Bloomsbury Professional. Bloomsbury Professional Law Insight – Cannabis Law and Regulation.

International Cannabis: Breaking the Law, Staying Honest

Canna Law Blog

The article covers what these changes mean in a commercial sense, but also their implications under international law. I also analyzed, this February, the significant and long overdue World Health Organization recommendations related to the treatment of cannabis under international law.

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Another Attorney Joins Hoban Law.

Cannabis Law Report

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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Hoban Law: Cannabis INDUSTRY’S “COVID-19 DISASTER RECOVERY Playbook”

Cannabis Law Report

COVID19: Cannabis, Hemp and CBD Updates Hoban Law GroupFor legalized marijuana , the coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic has been the worst of times and the best of times. Despite being deemed “ineligible” for much … Read More.

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