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Texas changes state law for medical marijuana

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Lawsuit Filed in Georgia Argues Delta-8 and Delta-10 Products are Legal Under State Law

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has sparked litigation in the state. Until the raid, many in the state thought the sale and distribution of delta-8 products were legal under the Georgia Hemp Farming Act, which was passed in 2019, CBS46 reported. Cannabis Law News

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Nevada SC Rules “state law protecting “lawful activities” or “lawful off-duty conduct” does not apply to non-medical cannabis consumption”

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In a decision last week, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that the state law protecting “lawful activities” or “lawful off-duty conduct” does not apply to non-medical cannabis consumption, according to an Ogletree Deakins report. Cannabis Law News

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IL: Springfield unable to spend marijuana money because of state law.

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The post IL: Springfield unable to spend marijuana money because of state law. first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Cannabis Law TV… Read More.

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Massachusetts: City Of Worcester commission looks at decriminalizing psychedelics, although vote won’t change state law

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While their votes don’t change state law , the city councils’ decisions make it the lowest priority for police officers to enforce laws related to entheogenic plants or advise that no city official should use public resources to enforce the laws.

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NM judge rules patient cannabis purchase limits consistent with state law

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17 December… A New Mexico state judge ruled on Thursday that medical cannabis patients cannot purchase the same amount as non-patients when recreational-use sales begin. Cannabis Law News

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Two New State Laws Could Disrupt the Vapor Industry

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On January 1, 2022, two new state laws will become effective in Illinois and Oregon and could cause significant disruption to the vapor industry. We provide background on the legislation and discuss the potential implications for the sales of vapor products in the respective states.

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Alert – Maine: State Marijuana Regulators Propose Medical Rules to Mirror State Law

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AUGUSTA – Today, the state’s cannabis regulators at the Office of Marijuana… Read More. The post Alert – Maine: State Marijuana Regulators Propose Medical Rules to Mirror State Law first appeared on Cannabis Law Report.

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Pennsylvania Lt Gov Proudly Flying His (Freak) Cannabis Flag In Violation Of State Law

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The post Pennsylvania Lt Gov Proudly Flying His (Freak) Cannabis Flag In Violation Of State Law first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. To paraphrase Hendrix in his song, If 6 were 9, Democratic Lt.

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Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority Sued for Violating State Law

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A recent lawsuit filed against the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) claims that the organization did not make its meeting agenda available to the public, which violated a state law known as the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act. According to Durbin, the OMMA violated this law. .

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Washington legislators strike the word ‘marijuana’ from all state laws, calling term racist

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let’s see all other states do this and ASAP. However, Washington state is taking one word officially off the table: “marijuana.”. Legislators recently passed a law that changes every Revised Code of Washington with the word “marijuana.” State Rep. Cannabis Law News

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Oregon: Andrew De Weese Green Light Law Group Pens Open Letter To Gov Brown & AG Rosenblum Re Lawsuit Filed With Regard To State Laws On Cannabis Export

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Cato Institute “Cannabis Banking: A Clash Between Federal and State Laws”

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Although 18 states have fully legalized, cannabis is still a sticky issue for banks and other financial institutions because it remains illegal at the federal level. The State of Banking.

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Investing in State Law Compliant Cannabis Businesses: Part 2 – Diving Deeper

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In Part 1 of this two-part series, we addressed the high-level concerns that a new investor should consider in making an investment in a state legal cannabis company.

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Washington State University Research Article Says , “Washington state law enforcement officers cite concerns with marijuana legalization”

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Cannabis Law NewsHere’s what the report is outlining… PULLMAN, Wash. Increased drugged driving, greater youth access to marijuana and insufficient officer training are a few of … Read More.

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NORML Issues Report Highlighting 2021 State Legislative Victories

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State legislators in 2021 enacted over 50 laws liberalizing marijuana policies in more than 25 states. The post NORML Issues Report Highlighting 2021 State Legislative Victories appeared first on NORML.

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Oregon: UPDATE: Jackson County Hearings Officers Agree That the County’s Greenhouse Enforcement Regime Openly Flouts State Law

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As referenced in my post, the vast majority of these citations involved land that is zoned for exclusive farm use, for which the construction of greenhouses, hoophouses or other crop protection structures have never before been controversial and is indeed allowed outright under Oregon state law.

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California’s AG Argues “none of the state’s cannabis businesses operating on provisional licenses are entitled to due process under state law.”

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California’s attorney general argued in a recent court filing that none of the state’s cannabis businesses operating on provisional licenses … Read More. first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. Cannabis Law News

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Guest Post: Is CBD Legal? Federal & State Laws [2019]

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New laws and bills are constantly being passed that create a great deal of confusion in the cannabis world. Is CBD legal in all 50 states? In this article I’m going to update you on the legal status of CBD , and only CBD, in the United States. Is CBD Legal Under Federal Law? Only CBD products produced in compliance with the Farm Bill would be legal by federal law. Is CBD Legal in all 50 States? CBD is not legal in all 50 states.

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NORML Report Highlights Citywide Policies Depenalizing Marijuana Law Enforcement

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Today, even in jurisdictions where cannabis remains criminalized under state law, tens of millions of Americans reside in cities and counties where local laws either depenalizing or decriminalizing cannabis-related activities are in effect.

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Lanham Act Preemption of State Law Where Cannabis Trademarks Are At Issue

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As cannabis products become legal in more and more states, commercial interest grows in protecting the trademarks associated with those products. But what about state or common law rights in trademarks for cannabis products? Source: JD Supra.

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US AG William Bar Indicates A Preference To Enactment Of STATES Law Rather Than Current Situation

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Attorney General William Barr said on Wednesday that he would prefer that Congress enact legislation allowing states to legalize marijuana instead of continuing the current approach under which a growing number of states have ended cannabis prohibition in conflict with federal law. Barr said that he hasn’t specifically looked at the STATES Act yet, but that the bill is currently being circulated internally through the Justice Department “for comment.”.

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Class actions against CBD companies proliferate under federal and state law

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Consumer products law blog. Class actions against CBD companies proliferate under federal and state law. And, just last week, a California defendant in a CBD class action filed a motion to dismiss on the grounds that the plaintiffs’ claims are preempted by federal law.

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Louisiana: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Today

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House Bill 652 amends state law so that offenses involving the possession of up to 14 grams of marijuana are punishable by a fine of no more than $100 – no arrest and no jail time. The post Louisiana: Marijuana Decriminalization Law Takes Effect Today appeared first on NORML.

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New Washington state law worries marijuana growers over cross-pollination from hemp farms

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A new Washington state law has marijuana cultivators concerned over the potential of cross-pollination from hemp growers, which could prove disastrous to their bottom line if it occurs – potentially costing them up to tens of thousands of dollars in damages. New Washington state law worries marijuana growers over cross-pollination from hemp farms.

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Navigating The Hazy Intersection Of Federal And State Law On Cannibis And Advising Clients On Protecting Their Trademarks

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What was once illegal is now a thriving industry. That’s right—I’m talking about cannabis. But my initial statement isn’t entirely accurate. Although Alaska, California, Colorado, … Read More. One-Hit Wonders

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Last Prisoner Project urges NJ governor to free cannabis prisoners

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Politics clemency Last Prisoner Project new jersey prohibition state laws war on drugsWill Governor Murphy step up and stop the suffering caused by the failed War on Drugs? The post Last Prisoner Project urges NJ governor to free cannabis prisoners appeared first on Leafly.

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This is why Senate candidate Gary Chambers lit a blunt and went viral

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Politics adult-use cannabis legalization louisiana social equity state laws war on drugsThe candidate for Louisiana Senate is bringing all the smoke to the 2022 elections. The post This is why Senate candidate Gary Chambers lit a blunt and went viral appeared first on Leafly.

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Shaleen Title speaks on confidence, the drug policy movement, and her journey in the cannabis industry

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Shaleen Title's drug policy activism and dedication to cannabis justice grew from the student level to the state level to the national stage. Industry Lifestyle drug policy massachusetts social justice state laws women in cannabis

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COVID-19 interstate compacts could be a model for regional marijuana trade

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A 'western alliance' of legal states could regulate interstate cannabis commerce, say some industry leaders. Industry Politics cannabis legalization federal prohibition marijuana surplus Oregon recreational marijuana state laws

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Nebraska advocates aim for a marijuana legalization twofer in 2022

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Politics 2022 Election marijuana legalization nebraska state lawsFoiled in their bid to legalize in 2020, advocates up the ante and go for both medical and adult-use measures in 2022. The post Nebraska advocates aim for a marijuana legalization twofer in 2022 appeared first on Leafly.

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Fed Chief Says, “conflicting federal and state laws on the sale of marijuana and other cannabis products put bank supervisors in a “very difficult place.”

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Senate Tuesday that conflicting federal and state laws on the sale of marijuana and other cannabis products put bank supervisors in a “very difficult place.” Cannabis Law NewsFederal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said before the U.S. ” Asked by Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., about the Fed’s thoughts on the cannabis space, the leader of the U.S. central bank said further regulatory guidance would be helpful for bank overseers.

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Colorado Representative Introduces Bill to Expand State’s Lawful Activities Law to Include Cannabis

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On January 10, 2020, Colorado Representative Jovan Melton (D) introduced House Bill 20-1089 , which proposes to clarify that the existing prohibition on an employer terminating an employee for the employee’s lawful off-duty activities, like off-duty consumption of alcohol, extends to activities that are lawful under state law even if they are illegal under federal law (e.g., Employment Law Colorado employment law federal-state law conflict off-duty use

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Capitol Confidential: Colorado moves to protect jobs of legal consumers

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Politics cannabis legalization Capitol Confidential marijuana legalization state laws state legislatureStop firing people for relaxing on their own time, Colorado Boss. Also: Kentucky makes progress on medical legalization, and Virginia may decriminalize.

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NYSBA Cannabis Law Section Publishes First Update

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NYSBA members can join the Cannabis Law Section for only $35 and law student members can join for free. Join The Cannabis Law Section. Becoming a Section means New York State Bar Association members can now join and participate in the Section’s work. Cannabis Law News

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Law Firm Files Suit In Georgia Re Delta 8 Legality

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A new lawsuit in Georgia seeks a court order declaring that a chemical related to the main intoxicating ingredient in pot is legal under state law. Delta-8 has become extremely popular across the country, and the cannabis industry and state governments have grappled with its rise.

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Federal vs. State Approaches to Cannabis: Recent DEA Data Shows Increase In Enforcement While States Move Toward Decriminalization and Legalization

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According to recent data from the Drug Enforcement Administration , however, in 2021, federal law enforcement agents seized over 5.5 This gap in ideologies between the federal and state governments may be the result of several driving factors.

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