At issue is the Department of Commerce’s admission last week that an error led to a company’s exclusion from the proposed list of marijuana growers in Ohio’s new program.
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A proposal to lower the penalty for marijuana possession cleared its first hurdle in the Alabama Legislature, but faces a dubious future.
“Our state has no regulation for the marijuana industry,” Deschutes County Sheriff Shane Nelson said.
Proponents for a bill approved by the Missouri House say hemp could be a boon for farmers and businesses.
Three marijuana retailers are suing one Washington county over an ordinance that bans cannabis-related businesses by requiring them to get federal government approval.
Scott Rudder, the association’s president, says the point of the seminar was to get the “conversation started,” not yet to persuade lawmakers to vote yes.
If more of the smaller, independent growers are not licensed by the state, taxable revenue of recreational marijuana is likely to be lower than anticipated as the black market continues to flourish, according to the report by the California Growers Association.
The state’s Cannabis Control Commission is expected to decide later this month whether to approve draft regulations that would allow for the licensing of social consumption establishments.
“I think this whole legalization stuff has to slow down,” State Sen. Ronald Rice said.
The lawsuit challenges the Ohio Department of Commerce’s process for awarding the provisional licenses to 12 companies for large-scale growing facilities.
The state Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs also released details of labeling for medical marijuana products under the state’s “Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act.”
“Referendum is pure democracy and it has not worked for 15,000 years,” the Republican governor said.
The mayor gave the tie-breaking vote following the prolonged debate.
The hard-partying mountaineer was part of the Stonemasters, a 1970s band of rebel climbers that brought psychedelic vibes to the toughest peaks in California.
The situation isn’t just a dilemma for immigrants, but also for the cannabis companies that would like to hire them.
Physicians who violate any medical marijuana rule or law could get up to a year in prison.
BioTrackTHC has similar contracts in six other states including Delaware, which has a medical marijuana program similar to what North Dakota plans.
The bill would classify hemp seed as an agricultural seed, and direct the Oregon Department of Agriculture to set standards for the seed.
As recently as last week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government was insisting it was on track for legalization in July.
The city’s top licensing regulator has the final say on issuing the permit, however.
Diana Briggs lobbied for passage of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law. Today she was the first person to legally buy medicine from a dispensary in the state.
Philly’s top prosecutor Larry Krasner told reporters Thursday that his office tossed the cases earlier this week after noticing a spike in marijuana arrests.
Cops called the sting “Operation Candy Crush.”
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he opposes legalized recreational marijuana, but will “cross that bridge when I come to it” if a bill reaches his desk.
Human error led to a company’s inadvertent exclusion from the proposed list of the dozen big growers in Ohio’s new medical marijuana program, the state Department of Commerce said Thursday.
Police have shut down eight illegal marijuana dispensaries since Jan. 1, arresting at least 35 people in the eight raids.
“How could anyone say that your clients’ lives have not been saved by marijuana?” the judge asked a lead attorney for the plaintiffs, which include an Iraq War vet, a child with a seizure disorder and an ex-NFL player.
Berkely Mayor Jesse Arreguin tweeted that the declaration is a direct response to the attorney general’s decision to reverse the Cole Memo.
The Maine law that legalized marijuana for recreational use has a stipulation that marijuana cannot be consumed inside daycares during hours of operation.
The San Francisco Unified School District said in a statement Wednesday that the students’ symptoms were “consistent with marijuana intoxication.”
Chadron, Neb., police say two officers were sent to the gas station to check a driver asleep in a car parked at a pump.
The public TV host is Princeton, N.J., as part of a regional tour to advocate for legalizing and regulating marijuana.
Nepal temporarily lifts its ban on marijuana use for the festival each year so that the men, traditionally called Sadhus, can perform holy rituals.
The street value of the drugs seized is estimated at $560,000.
70-year-old Barbara Jiron and 80-year-old Patrick Jiron pleaded not guilty Monday to four felony charges, including two for pot possession.
“People should crawl before they walk and walk before they run,” Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said of his state’s nascent marijuana industry.
The survey is open to Arkansas residents over 18 regardless of whether they’ll use medical marijuana and asks participants about their personal mental and physical health, as well as their perceptions about cannabis.
Researchers analyzed U.S. government data on fatal traffic accidents from 1992 through 2016. They compared driver deaths on April 20 with deaths on a day the week before and the week after during the study period.
“Thousands of our neighbors and relatives are suffering, and so are families and communities. The time to act in now,” said Sen. Jeff Steinborn of Las Cruces.
The measure must still pass the House before it goes to the governor.
Baltimore expects 11 dispensaries to open ,with 102 expected across all of Maryland.
A New Jersey lawmaker opposed to Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy’s plan to legalize recreational marijuana apologized for comparing cannabis to cocaine.
Owners of the Coffee Joint, a Denver business seeking to be among the nation’s first legal marijuana clubs, have made an initial pitch to city officials.
The lake is considered federal waters because it shares a border with Canada.
Two Detroit men have been arrested after officers found hashish in their vehicle when they were pulled over on suspicion of changing lanes without signaling.
In a letter to the Cannabis Control Commission, the Massachusetts District Attorneys Association said draft regulations that would allow for such businesses exceed the scope of the state’s voter-approved recreational pot law and greatly increase “the risks to public safety.”
The Washington state Liquor and Cannabis Board canceled the license of Tacoma’s first marijuana dispensary because of a $1.4 million delinquent tax bill.
A proposal from Republican Rep. Todd Clodfelter of Tucson and Democratic Rep. Mark Cardenas of Phoenix would put marijuana on November’s ballot.
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