Louisiana: Medical Cannabis Expansion Laws Take Effect

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Michigan: Gov. Whitmer Signs Marijuana Expungement Legislation Into Law

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Whitmer Signs Marijuana Expungement Legislation Into Law appeared first on NORML. “Thousands of citizens unduly carry the undue burden and stigmatization of a past conviction for behavior that is no longer considered to be a crime.

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Hoban Law Diversity & Cannabis

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The post Hoban Law Diversity & Cannabis first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Hoban Law GroupDIVERSITY & INCLUSION Written by: Eric Singular It is no secret that the prohibition of cannabis disproportionately impacted people of color. Today, over 40,000 people … Read More.

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Congressional Hearing Scheduled: Marijuana Laws In America

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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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THE NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL NAMES BRETT SCHUMAN A CANNABIS LAW TRAILBLAZER

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The National Law Journal highlighted Schuman’s ongoing representation of leading edibles company Kiva Brands in what is considered one of the first federal trademark infringement … Read More. Cannabis Law News

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Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Wednesday, July 1

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The post Virginia: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Wednesday, July 1 appeared first on NORML. Legislation passed this spring decriminalizes possession of up to one ounce of marijuana and seals the records of past convictions from public view. 2020 ACTIVISM Decriminalization Legislative Update Virginia cannabis decrim decriminalization featured marijuana Virginia NORML

DEA Assisting “to the Maximum Extent Possible” in the Federal Law Enforcement Response to Nationwide Protests — NORML Responds

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As first reported by Buzzfeed News , the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is expanding its law enforcement powers so that it can better assist “to the maximum extent possible in the federal law enforcement response” to the wave of ongoing, nationwide protests that have followed the killing of George Floyd by a member of the Minneapolis police. The DEA possesses the power to strictly enforce these violations of law.

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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. The 2018 Farm Bill gives the US Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) regulatory authority over hemp cultivation at the federal level.

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New Jersey: Governor Signs Marijuana Expungement Bill into Law

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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. Governor Murphy also today signed separate legislation into law ( A. That law goes into effect in 90 days. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation ( A. 5981 /S.

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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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Abridged Guide to State Cannabis Laws

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We are happy to share this brief guide to State Cannabis Laws with you. Created with the talented designers of Centennial Media this guide serves as a bite-sized version of the full analysis of state laws available on our website under: "Legal Information By State & Federal Law

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States’ Legalization Laws Have Had “Little Effect on Marijuana Prevalence Among Adolescents”

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The post States’ Legalization Laws Have Had “Little Effect on Marijuana Prevalence Among Adolescents” appeared first on NORML.

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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. Qualify for MMJ cannabis laws CBD law Marijuana LawsCannabis is a plant that is as both a medicine and for recreational purposes.

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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. ” The law is not applicable to prospective employees seeking certain safety sensitive positions, such as those seeking employment as firefighters, emergency medical technicians, or federally licensed drivers. Democratic Gov.

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Every Florida Medical Marijuana Law You Need to Know

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What law legalized medical marijuana in Florida? How does Florida law define medical marijuana? SHORT ANSWER: Low-THC cannabis , defined by Florida law, only contains 8% or less THC and more than 10% CBD. Law enforcement. Current Florida medical marijuana patient?

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Louisiana: Governor Signs Bills Into Law Facilitating Expanded Cannabis Access for Patients

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John Bel Edwards has signed a series of bills into law greatly expanding patients ability to access medical cannabis products. ” Under the current law , doctors may only recommend medical cannabis products to those patients with a limited number of select conditions, such as HIV and cancer. The new law takes effect on August 1, 2020. State lawmakers enacted a limited medical cannabis access law in 2016. Democratic Gov.

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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. Michigan has emerged at the forefront of cannabis law reform in the mid-west with licensing for medical and adult use as well as new laws enabling industrial hemp. Read more about Komorn Law by clicking here. Cannabis Law News Hoban Law Group

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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. “Patient access is critical to the success of Virginia’s medical cannabis program,” said Jenn Michelle Pedini, NORML’s development director and executive director of Virginia NORML.

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Delaware: Law Signed Reducing Marijuana Penalties for Juvenile Offenders

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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. Senate Bill 45 eliminates criminal penalties for low-level marijuana possession offenses (up to one ounce) for those under the age of 21. Instead, juvenile offenders will face a fine-only civil penalty.

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Religious Use of Psychedelic Drugs Under Federal Law: A History

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These practices were further restricted when signatories to these treaties created domestic laws to implement the treaties, such as the federal Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) in the United States. The law on religious exemptions is changing.

Illinois: Medical Cannabis Expansion Measures Signed into Law

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Pritzker (D) has signed two separate medical cannabis expansion bills into law. The new law went into effect on August 9, 2019. The new law will take effect on January 1, 2020. Illinois Governor J.B.

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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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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. Ige did announce his intent to veto legislation allowing medical cannabis patients to transport their medicine between islands, stating that such activities are in direct violation of federal law. Democratic Gov.

Hoban Law Group Launches You Tube Channel

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Hoban Law GroupClick on the image to see what’s on Hoban TV! … Read More.

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Green Light Law Group Snags New Attorney In Seattle From Harris Bricken, Daniel Shortt

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The post Green Light Law Group Snags New Attorney In Seattle From Harris Bricken, Daniel Shortt first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Cannabis Law News

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Hoban Law – Coronavirus

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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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New Jersey: Medical Marijuana Expansion Measure Signed Into Law

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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 new law also for the first time permits dispensaries to provide edible cannabis products and to operate on-site consumption areas. The law also permits specific health care facility employees to operate as patient caregivers. Democratic Gov.

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Canada: Lawyers Matt Maurer and Kenneth Beallor to teach at Osgoode Hall Law School Cannabis Law and Regulation Program

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Torkin Mane Lawyers Matt Maurer and Kenneth Beallor are to teach at Osgoode Hall Law School Cannabis Law and Regulation Program TM write… Matt Maurer, … Read More.

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What you need to know about cannabis-impaired driving laws in Canada

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Bill C -46 It’s been two years since Bill C-46 became law, overhauling impaired driving rules nation-wide. The post What you need to know about cannabis-impaired driving laws in Canada appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks.

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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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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. The law allows for the licensing of up to six cultivation operations, and seeks collaboration with the University of Georgia in the manufacturing of THC-infused extracts and oils. Republican Gov.

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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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Cannabis Attorney, Jason Klein, Departs Offit Kurman For Rimon PC Law Firm

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The post Cannabis Attorney, Jason Klein, Departs Offit Kurman For Rimon PC Law Firm first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Cannabis Law NewsJason writes……… I have some exciting news to share with you.

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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. House Bill 1050 reclassifies the possession of up to one-half ounce (14.175 grams) of cannabis and/or the personal possession of marijuana-related paraphernalia for a first-time offender from a criminal misdemeanor , punishable by up to 30 days in jail, to a criminal infraction – punishable by a fine but no possibility of jail time.

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Hoban Law Coronavirus Update

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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. Hoban Law GroupThe novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has governments and businesses around the world taking measures to prevent the spread of this disease.

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Irish Farmers Pushing Govt To Change Cannabis Laws

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The post Irish Farmers Pushing Govt To Change Cannabis Laws first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Canex reports… Emails prove Irish farmers got in touch with the Health Department to talk about the next steps, which might see Ireland the next … Read More.

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Twenty Questions For 2020: Cannabis Law Report Interviews Thailand’s Leading Cannabis Practice, Tilleke & Gibbins

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Cannabis Law Journal – Interview With Dr. Atthachai Homhuan Dr. Atthachai Homhuan is firm manager, regulatory affairs, at Bangkok based law firm Tilleke & Gibbins.… Cannabis Law News

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