Federal: Upcoming vote in the House on marijuana policy

NORML

Later this month, there will be a crucial vote in the US House of Representatives… The post Federal: Upcoming vote in the House on marijuana policy appeared first on NORML. Advocacy Appropriations Congress GOVERNMENT Policy amendment appropriations Earl Blumenauer Rep.

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Ohio: Senate Overwhelmingly Advances Measure to Expand Decriminalization Policies

NORML

Members of the Ohio senate advanced a measure expanding the state’s long-standing decriminalization policies. The post Ohio: Senate Overwhelmingly Advances Measure to Expand Decriminalization Policies appeared first on NORML.

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Texas Marijuana Policy Lobby Day

NORML

On Thursday, hundreds of Texans joined us at the Texas State Capitol to discuss marijuana policy with legislators! Participants then crafted a message to place on their postcards which they delivered to offices along with policy overviews and then requested their Senator and Representative co-sponsor important legislation. We want to thank our coalition, Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy , for helping to continue to elevate and expand these lobby days.

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Biden’s Marijuana Plan Is out of Step with Public Opinion, Would Do Little to Mitigate the Failed Policy of Federal Prohibition

NORML

NORML is skeptical that this proposed recommendation will bring about the sort of tangible marijuana policy changes that voters have consistently demanded — in national polls and at the ballot box.

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What Is the MORE Act, and How Could It Change Marijuana Policy Forever?

NORML

Justin Strekal: It’s important to remember that none of the states that have reformed their cannabis policies — whether medical or adult-use — were predicated on if Congress decides to move marijuana to Schedule II or III or IV.

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Grassroots Activism and Marijuana Policy: A Winning Combination

NORML

Regardless of the policy you’re advocating for (e.g., Marijuana policy should be evidence based. When NORML was founded in 1970, roughly 12% of Americans supported legalizing marijuana.

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Florida Dispensaries: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Policies

CannaMD

To that, end we’ve organized official policies – including delivery details and more – for all Florida dispensaries , below. We implement a strict wellness policy that no team member attends work unless they are 100% well.

Federal policy kills buzz for advertising pot

Cannabis Chronicles

America’s cannabis companies are racing to build national brands and market their wares to mainstream consumers. There’s just one problem: It’s hard to advertise your product when the federal government considers you a drug dealer.

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Nevada Approves Cannabis Business Insurance Policy

Cannabis Law Report

The American Association of Insurance Services has expanded its Cannabis Businessowners Policy into Nevada , making it the third state to approve the insurance program, along with Colorado and California, according to a Property Casualty 360 report.

Anatomy of a Cannabis Insurance Policy: Exclusions

Canna Law Blog

Today I want to look at some policy exclusions to point out potentially problematic terms that you may notice when reviewing your insurance contract during your annual insurance audit. Many business owners never have anyone on their team read their policies.

House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Considers ‘Cannabis Policies for the New Decade’

NORML

Members of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health today held a legislative hearing, “ Cannabis Policies for the New Decade ,” during which they considered multiple legislative bills aimed at amending federal cannabis laws. This marks the first time that members of the Energy and Commerce Committee have debated issues specific to marijuana policy reform. Strait, Senior Policy Advisor, Diversion Control Division, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

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The STATES Act Reintroduced: Bipartisan Measure Limits Federal Government’s Ability To Interfere With State-Sanctioned Marijuana Business, Policies

NORML

It is time for the federal government to cease standing in the way of these voter-backed regulatory policies being implemented throughout the country,” said NORML Political Director Justin Strekal. The STATES Act is the next logical step in a comprehensive blueprint for more rational federal cannabis policy. The enactment of these policies have not negatively impacted workplace safety , crime rates , traffic safety , or youth use patterns. INDUSTRY LEGISLATION Policy

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Gubernatorial Report Card: Learn Where Your Governor Stands on Marijuana Policy

NORML

This extensive database assigns a letter grade ‘A’ through ‘F’ to states’ governors based upon their comments and voting records specific to matters of marijuana policy.

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Jason Straw: Medical Cannabis Policy, ISNA 2020 Conference

Cannabis Law Report

In Indianapolis on January 29, a quiet, eager audience of nurses give their rapt attention to Jason Straw as he takes center stage at the 2020 ISNA Policy Conference. ISNA 2020 POLICY CONFERENCE AGENDA, Jason Straw- Cannabis Policy.

Federal Policy on Hemp CBD Is Taking Shape: What Needs to Be Addressed?

Canna Law Blog

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) submitted a CBD enforcement policy to the White House. The post Federal Policy on Hemp CBD Is Taking Shape: What Needs to Be Addressed? This is the first post in a two-part series. .

Check your governor’s grades on cannabis policy

Leafly

The post Check your governor’s grades on cannabis policy appeared first on Leafly. Nine governors got an “A”, eight got an “F.”. Politics adult-use cannabis legalization medical marijuana

Anatomy of a Cannabis Insurance Policy, Part 1: The Basics

Canna Law Blog

Insurance in the cannabis industry is big business, and business owners need to know what policies are available and what those policies cover. Because in insurance policies, like all other business contracts (e.g.

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UK: Environmental Land Management (ELM) Policy discussion webinar 28 July 2020 – 8:30am

Cannabis Law Report

Although this is a general and over- arching discussion of agricultural policy issues in the UK , we suggest it’s probably worth a read by … Read More.

Rest in Peace Mark Kleiman, Giant of Cannabis Policy

Canna Law Blog

Kleiman was probably the most influential scholar on cannabis policy. If we were to try to pick just one major theme in Kleiman’s scholarship, it would probably be that the lack of a coherent national policy on cannabis legalization is bad for everybody.

US Navy Policy Documents Cannabis & Hemp

Cannabis Law Report

NEW Policy on Hemp Products. Find further information on the new policy clarifying Navy’s stance on hemp-derived products here. POLICY DOCUMENT. WHAT’S NEW IN OPNAV N170D?

Weedmaps Dodges Class-Action Lawsuit by Implementing New Advertising Policy

Canna Law Blog

Weedmaps refused to change its policy at the time, citing Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act, which gives platforms like Facebook and YouTube safe harbor from being held liable for the content their users post.

Article & Program Report: Perfecting Cannabis Policy

Cannabis Law Report

The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy continued to place a spotlight on issues of equality, inequality, equity, and inequity with its most recent program, “Pot and Parity.”. Martin began with a brief history of cannabis policy in Massachusetts.

Not-very-NICE: UK Cannabis Policy and Harm to Patients

CannaTech

The pleas of parents fighting to treat their sick children are impossible to ignore, as evidenced by the impact of Billy Caldwell and Alfie Dingley’s parents in shifting the regulatory framework for UK cannabis policy. UK cannabis policy is not serving the interests of patients.

Federal Hemp CBD Policy Is Taking Shape: How Will Products Be Tested and Labeled?

Canna Law Blog

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) submitted a CBD enforcement policy to the White House. The post Federal Hemp CBD Policy Is Taking Shape: How Will Products Be Tested and Labeled? This is the second post in a two-part series. The first is available here. .

ACLU Sues Pennsylvania County Over Medical Cannabis Policy

Cannabis Law Report

The Pennsylvania chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a lawsuit against Lebanon County, alleging that the county’s policy of barring people on probation from using medical cannabis violates state law.

Canada Votes 2019: The Federal Parties and their Cannabis Policies

Cannabis Life Network

The post Canada Votes 2019: The Federal Parties and their Cannabis Policies appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks. The 2019 Canadian federal election is looming, and with each passing day it seems that the polls are looking tighter and more volatile.

CCIA Policy Conference What’s Missing?

Cannabis Law Report

CCIA Policy Conference What’s Missing? – On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the California Cannabis Industry Association (“CCIA”) will host its 4th Annual Policy Conference in Sacramento, California. 2019 Policy Development & Legislation , moderated by Amy Jenkins, CCIA.

Policy Document: A Regulated Cannabis Scheme For Bermuda – Ministry of Legal Affairs

Cannabis Law Report

This is designed to meet Government’s stated policy initiative to progressively … Read More. To provide a regulatory and licensing regime to establish a Cannabis scheme in Bermuda. Breaking News

MPP (Marijuana Policy Project) Publishes Vapes Policy Paper: “Regulating Cannabis Oil Vaporizers”

Cannabis Law Report

In the recent wake of vaping-related illnesses and fatalities, the Marijuana Policy Project has released a report, titled Regulating Cannabis Oil Vaporizers, that examines the issue and provides recommendations for policymakers who wish to respond. MPP Policy Paper - Vaporizers.

Virginia Announces New Policy Allowing the Production of Hemp Extracts

Cannabis Law Report

Under a new policy announced by the Northam Administration, the Commonwealth of Virginia will soon officially authorize hemp processors to produce hemp extracts for human consumption. If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. Authored By: Samuel B.

Former UN drug policy chief joins Thai cannabis company as president

Cannabis Law Report

Former UN drug policy chief joins Thai cannabis company as president. MJ Biz reports.

You Who Choose to Lead Must Follow Musings on Global Cannabis Policy

Cannabis Law Report

Should there be a uniform cannabis policy that trickles down to governments around the world? If there was, which organization would craft that policy and … Read More. Hoban Law Group

5 NZ policy insights you need to know with Tara Creaven-Capasso.

Cannabis Law Report

THE PRICE – Free? THE DATE – Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:00 am Eastern Daylight Time (Toronto, GMT-04:00) THE RATING – THE BLURB – Join … Read More. Webinars

Maine Office of Marijuana Policy Moves To New Address + Latest Alerts

Cannabis Law Report

Here’s their latest update… While our physical office remains closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Maine Office of Marijuana Policy (OMP) … Read More.

Maine’s Office of Marijuana Policy Lates Newsletter – Track & Trace / Medical Use / Adult Use Business Application Stats

Cannabis Law Report

As Adult Use Launch Approaches, Track and Trace Credentialing Poised to Begin On Wednesday, Office of Marijuana Policy Director Erik Gundersen appeared before the State … Read More. Breaking News

Media: Politico Pro Is Launching a Cannabis Policy Vertical

Cannabis Law Report

The Washingtonian reports… Politico Pro is launching a vertical dedicated to cannabis policy and regulation. Politico is the first national policy publication to assign a team to the swiftly growing industry. Politico Pro Is Launching a Cannabis Policy Vertical.

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Oregon – OLLCC: Social Distancing Policies for Marijuana and Liquor Businesses

Cannabis Law Report

Social Distancing Policies for Marijuana and Liquor Businesses. Per Governor Brown’s Executive Order 20-12 on March 23, 2020, all cannabis and liquor businesses must designate an employee or officer to establish, implement, and enforce social distancing policies, consistent with guidance from the Oregon Health Authority. Please designate an employee or officer and develop a plan to implement and enforce social distancing policies. March 23, 2020.