Seed To Sale, Traceability: Bio Track & Leaf, The Retailers’ Experience In Washington State

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If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. Tracebility was and is the tracking of Cannabis and Cannabis-infused items and products from “see d to sale”, as directed to Washington and Colorado per the Cole Memo issued in August 2013.

Article “Taxed to Death: Follow One Gram of Weed along California’s Twisted Path from Seed to Sale”

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This scarcity puts the owners of buildings or land in these zones in a powerful position when it comes to negotiations. This typically leads to lease or rent payments 200-300% higher than what would be charged to a more traditional business.

New York is Next: Governor Cuomo Details Cannabis Legalization Proposal

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Cuomo's three-tier distribution model has big MMJ biz wary of losing control of seed-to-sale process. Others say yes. Industry

Oklahoma governor puts pen to paper on medical marijuana legislation

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It also allows employers to fire medical marijuana users in certain “safety-sensitive jobs” who test positive for cannabis use. Here are additional details, according to The Oklahoman : Products will be tested for pesticides, THC, terpenoid potency and heavy metals.

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority announces legislative changes to program

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“OMMA(Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority) has reinstituted a project management structure to ensure compliance and timely implementation of the changes,” said Tom Bates, Interim Commissioner of Health. It also authorizes licensed dispensaries to sell to other licensed dispensaries.

Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Looking To Hire, “Responsible Vendor Trainers for Marijuana Establishment Agents”

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Apply to Become a Responsible Vendor Trainer for Marijuana Establishment Agents in Massachusetts. Vendor Trainers are required to be independent companies and are prohibited from being owners of, employees for, or having a controlling interest in a licensed Marijuana Establishment.

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) Publishes The Cannabis Licensing They’ll Allow

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“We appreciate and continue to seek the public’s input on how to best implement Article XIV of the Constitution ,” said Dr. Randall Williams, DHSS Director. Moving forward, we will continually reassess to ensure access for patients is adequate.”

The Dangers and Consequences of Non-Compliance: WeedAdvisor’s Role in Prevention


British Columbia licensed producer, Agrima, fell under investigation in the fall of 2018 due to “unauthorized activities” during its time as a private entity. As of July 15 th , the company lost its license to produce the drug. WeedAdvisor’s approach to compliance is proactive.

Hoban Law Brings On A Director of Business Development

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Halston launched her career in the Denver area, starting off in the beverage industry, where she began to develop her sales and networking skills with an eye for marketing and business development. million in national sales in less than two years.

New York City Bodega Owners Fight For Their Right To Sell Cannabis


Wouldn’t it be convenient to be able to buy all of your necessities like groceries, laundry detergent, beer, and cannabis from one store in just one stop on the way home from work? Cuomo to take into account the racial disparity in marijuana arrests.

Jamaican Lion: The Industry’s First Comprehensive Cannabis Reference Genome

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Medicinal Genomics Corporation (MGC), a pioneer in using genomics to improve the transparency, safety and yield of cannabis has today announced the industry’s most comprehensive Cannabis reference genome, a high quality de novo genome assembly of the Jamaican Lion cannabis strain.

Pay Cannabis Tax with Cryptocurrency? California Takes a Look.

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We’ve written about the potential benefits of harnessing the power of blockchain technology to track and trace cannabis from seed to sale and provide an effective regulatory tool for governments (see here and here ).

Cannabis Track and Trace Is A Disaster Waiting to Happen—and Not for the Reasons You Might Think

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Most states’ regulated cannabis regimes require licensed cannabis companies to use seed-to-sale track-and-trace software. In California, the state has contracted the entire track-and-trace program to the METRC program.

Oregon:OLCC Commissioners Adopt Rules for Regulating Industrial Hemp Entering OLCC Regulated Marijuana System

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The rule change allows for additional OLCC recreational marijuana license types to receive industrial hemp items from growers and handlers registered with the Oregon Department of Agriculture. Here’s the laytest update from the OLCC. February 21, 2019.

NORML Chapter Newsletter – April 2019


“This September, we invite you to join NORML members from across America to learn effective strategies, hear the latest scientific and political advancements, and meet in person with influential members of Congress.” “Allowing people to grow cannabis at home.

Record Keeping for Marijuana Businesses

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Good record keeping is essential to ensuring your marijuana business runs smoothly. Not only does it allow you to track your business’ progress and stay organized, it also helps your business remain in compliance, as some records are required to be kept by law and can be subject to inspection by government officials. This includes documentation of all taxes paid to state and federal entities.

The Latin American Cannabis Landscape – Part Two: Regulated Markets and Patient Access


Thanks to the recent emergence of regulated medical cannabis markets, the success of this versatile plant can be followed from farm to pharma and prescriber to patient, however, the origins of cannabis as medicine cannot be as simply traced as the plant is today from seed to sale. Whilst it may be old news to some that cannabis has therapeutic value, much of the region has only recently come into the light.

Medicinal Genomics Secures Funding for a Better Cannabis Reference

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Medicinal Genomics recently secured funding from the DASH network to create a better cannabis reference genome for controversially patented TypeII plants. Under the current publishing model, authors pay journals to publish their work and reviewers are not compensated for their time.

Caribbean Update

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A tripartite agreement was signed on Monday to implement a cannabis pilot programme in Accompong, St Elizabeth, under the Cannabis Licensing Authority’s (CLA) Alternative Development Programme. Some developments in Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago. In Jamaica.

Pennsylvania Senators Unveil Bill to Foster an Adult-use Cannabis Program

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If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. SB 350 would permit adults over the age of 21 to purchase and consume adult-use cannabis, and, to grow up to six plants per household.

Marijuana regulation sparks debate

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He said it took about a year to fully acquire Sunshine Farm’s license from someone who had moved out of state. But without the license, he said he couldn’t get a business bank account and retailers didn’t want to deal in cash. The agency declined to comment on Jung’s testimony.

Minnesota Legislature to Consider Legalizing Marijuana

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The legislation, sponsored by Senators Melisa Franzen (DFL) and Scott Jensen (R) in the Senate and Representatives Mike Freiberg (DFL) in the House, would make it legal for adults 21 and older to possess, grow, and purchase limited amounts of marijuana.

Colorado’s Response To A Burgeoning Nationwide Marijuana Market

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If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with following accreditation. Delivery permits will be issued by the Colorado Department of Revenue: Marijuana enforcement division based on the applicant’s suitability to participate in Colorado’s marijuana industry.

California Proposed Williamson Act Changes Could Expand Availability of Cannabis and Hemp Farmland

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California legislators have so far proposed more than 40 new cannabis laws for the 2019 session, ranging from cannabis tax reductions to banking reforms to party buses. The law’s goal is to give local governments a streamlined tool for preserving agricultural land and open spaces.

California Campaigns to Support the Legal Marijuana Market


Sadly, this has led to a plethora of unlicensed dispensaries and allowed dealers to operate with impunity in many populated areas. We want to end the black market, but it consumers do not play ball, then nothing will change. California understands this and has since reached out to users in an attempt to draw them away from illegal cannabis purchases, according to NBC News. An attempt at setting up a delivery system also failed to become legal.

Quick Overview Of The State Of Play In Oklahoma

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The group gathered around 67,000 signatures to have their volunteer-written state question put on the ballot. Once SQ788 passed, Oklahoma’s Medical Marijuana Authority had 60 days to set up a program. Currently, having an Oklahoma patient license allows you to possess three ounces of marijuana on your person, six mature marijuana plants, six seedling plants, one ounce of concentrated marijuana, 72 ounces of edible marijuana and eight ounces of marijuana at home.

Washington Cannabis: The Proposed Hemp Overhaul is Here

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Nothing in this chapter is intended to prevent or restrain commerce in this state involving hemp or hemp products produced lawfully under the laws of another state or country.” This could lead to confusion. Additionally, what does it mean to “treat” something as food?

Oregon Cannabis Litigation: OLCC Looking for Willing Partners

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Last Thursday, in one of the few (to our knowledge) contested cases heard by the OLCC concerning cannabis, the OLCC accepted unanimously the findings of a state Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) and denied an application for a recreational marijuana producer license. OLCC wants to dance with you.

In Congress, a Changed House Finally Looks at Cannabis Banking


The number of banks and credit unions willing to handle cannabis money is growing, but they still represent only a tiny fraction of the industry. And it comes too late to prevent dozens of armed robberies in my home state of Washington. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

3 Compliance Risks Cannabis Dispensary Owners Can Eliminate Right Now

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is a billion-dollar industry, but high overhead and the complex requirements to stay compliant with state laws and regulations make it hard for small business owners to succeed. Well, in the world of cannabis, selling too much can land you a one-way ticket to jail.

LeafWorks, Botanical Genomics Company, Launches its Gender ID Test for Both Cannabis and Hemp Industries

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Delivers solutions to enable rapid detection and elimination of male plants for growers. Soon to offer Herbal ID and Cultivar ID Tests. The normal wait time to learn a cannabis plant’s gender can be more than five weeks after germination.

Another Year, Another State, Another Failed Tracking System

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According to the report, it’s unclear how often those records are reviewed by regulators.

Getting High at Work in the Name of Creativity

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based companies that allowed, if not outright suggested, getting high on weed at work to help move past creative blocks that hindered productivity. Undoubtedly, the first question on the lips of skeptics will be: does getting high to improve creativity and productivity actually work?

The Importance of Medical Cannabis Labels: Not Just a Formality

Penninsula Alternative Health

Where can you refer to in order to regain access to the information you were provided at the dispensary? Pay close attention to your medication and its contents for the knowledge that’s necessary to control your medical cannabis experience.

The Importance of Medical Cannabis Labels: Not Just a Formality

Penninsula Alternative Health

Where can you refer to in order to regain access to the information you were provided at the dispensary? Pay close attention to your medication and its contents for the knowledge that’s necessary to control your medical cannabis experience.

Press Release: MTech Acquisition Corp. Completes Merger With MJ Freeway LLC to Form Akerna Corp.

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In connection with the transaction, MTech and MJ Freeway combined to form Akerna Corp. (“Akerna”). MJ Freeway Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jessica Billingsley will lead Akerna and is the first CEO to bring a regulatory compliance technology company in the cannabis space to Nasdaq. In connection with the transaction, MTech and MJ Freeway combined to form Akerna Corp. (“Akerna”).

StrainSEEK Samples Have Been Mapped to Jamaican Lion

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Cultivars, strains, chemovars (whatever you love to call them) that were sequenced with our StrainSEEK Version 2 technology have been mapped to the new Jamaican Lion reference and their reports have been updated on . More Updates to Come .

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California Implements Cannabis Regulation

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If you wish to re-publish this story please do so with the following accreditation. We were prompted to write this Post by the publication of an article explaining some of the reasons California’s cannabis tax collections fell so far behind projections.