Missouri may not let legal marijuana companies pay taxes in cash. That could be a problem.
Late Monday, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services issued a proposed rule governing the way licensed medical marijuana facilities should pay taxes and other money owed to state government. The rule says that state-licensed companies that handle cannabis — for example, dispensaries or growing outfits — will be required... Read more
State regulators in Arizona will begin issuing identification cards in digital form next month, according to a report from cannabis industry website azmarijuana.com. Beginning December 1, the new digital marijuana identification cards will replace the physical cards currently being issued through the mail by the Arizona Department of Health... Read more
High cost of medical marijuana limits access for Louisiana patients
When medical marijuana became available for sale on Aug. 6 in Louisiana, Jessica Potts, 36, was eager to sign up for the program. When she was 21 she was diagnosed with a degenerative condition called multiple sclerosis, where the immune system attacks the central nervous system, causing pain and muscle spasticity... Read more
Iowa medical marijuana board backs THC purchase limit, PTSD as qualifying condition
 The state medical board regulating Iowa’s medical marijuana program submitted a proposal asking state legislators to remove the cap on THC in products in favor of a purchase limit. That move illustrates the hesitation among board members to expand the program without further knowledge of its potential impact. Members... Read more
Iowa medical marijuana board to consider PTSD, Alzheimer’s as treatable conditions
The Iowa Medical Cannabidiol Board will consider changes to the state’s medical marijuana program this week, which include the addition of more qualifying conditions and a recommendation to remove the 3 percent THC cap and replace it with a purchase limit. The board will meet on Friday to vote on petitions that would... Read more
Curaleaf Offers NY’s First Flower-Based Medical Marijuana Product
A dispensary in the Hudson Valley is offering patients a new form of medical marijuana — the first raw cannabis product to be offered in New York. Dr. Stacia Woodcock is assistant director of operations at Curaleaf New York. “This is the first actual flower-based medical cannabis product available... Read more
California Cannabis Bill Roundup for October 2019

Seems like not a month goes by in California where the Assembly isn’t trying to pass a slew of cannabis bills to help regulate the state’s industry under the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (“MAUCRSA”). And October was no different. As of October 13, 2019, California has some new cannabis laws on…

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Grading the Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Overall Rankings

In a recent 13-part series, we reviewed the stance of each of the 2020 presidential candidates’ on marijuana, and we assigned each candidate a letter grade corresponding with our analysis. Our grading criteria is as follows: Current stance on marijuana: What have they recently said about marijuana legislation? When did they adopt this stance? We…

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Florida Schools Finally Allow Students to Use Medical Marijuana on Campus
After decades of futile “Just Say No” policies, Florida school districts are implementing medical marijuana guidelines for students who have medical marijuana cards and need to medicate during school hours. Contrary to the image of the stoner cutup in class, cannabis has shown promise as a treatment for ADHD. CBD... Read more
Medical pot on campus: Colleges say no and face lawsuits
You are here: Home / Policy & Legal / Medical pot on campus: Colleges say no and face lawsuits October 24, 2019 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment HARTFORD, Conn. — Colleges are becoming a battleground in the conflict between federal and state marijuana laws as students who use medical... Read more

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