Alaska Pot Board Chair, a Gov. Dunleavy Critic, Being Replaced
January 16, 2020 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The chairman of the board that regulates legal marijuana in Alaska, who also is a critic of Gov. Mike Dunleavy, said he was caught off guard by news that Dunleavy was replacing him. “You may quote me as... Read more
Illinois dispensaries sold more than $19.7 million in recreational marijuana the first 12 days of sales
You are here: Home / Policy & Legal / Illinois / Illinois dispensaries sold more than $19.7 million in recreational marijuana the first 12 days of sales January 15, 2020 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment Marijuana shops sold more than $19.7 million in recreational weed the first 12 days... Read more
Recreational pot ballot proposal fizzles, but new pot bills filed in Tallahassee
Voters will not vote to legalize recreational marijuana in Florida this year. After a brief but expensive campaign, the Make it Legal Florida political committee ended its effort Monday to get recreational marijuana on the 2020 ballot. The campaign, which raised over $8.7 million in primarily marijuana industry money... Read more
Michigan recalls marijuana contaminated by dangerous fungicide
Michigan has recalled a batch of marijuana contaminated by a toxic chemical that was sold multiple dispensaries. The recalled marijuana had dangerous levels of paclobutrazol, a fungicide that is “harmful if swallowed or absorbed through the skin,” according to the Environmental Protection Agency. “We haven’t had any reports of anyone having... Read more
Colorado lawmakers want to stop employers from firing people for using cannabis in their personal time
Two Colorado lawmakers want to pass a law to protect workers who use marijuana when they’re off the clock. House Rep. Jevon Melton, D-Aurora, has introduced a bill to prevent businesses from firing employees for partaking in legal activities on their own time — even if the activities are only legal... Read more
Wonder where the recreational marijuana sold in Illinois comes from? Here’s how it’s grown.
You are here: Home / Policy & Legal / Illinois / Wonder where the recreational marijuana sold in Illinois comes from? Here’s how it’s grown. January 13, 2020 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment All the marijuana sold in Illinois must be grown in the state, and less than two... Read more
Gov. Newsom wants to simplify California’s marijuana rules: ‘The devil is always in the details’
California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to bring all of the state’s cannabis licensing programs under one roof, aiming to better coordinate a complicated mix of regulators. In his 2020-21 budget plan, Newsom is proposing to create a Department of Cannabis Control. It would assume licensing authority from the three... Read more
Pot seizures jumped at U.S. border in the year after Canada legalized cannabis
Marijuana seizures at the U.S. border jumped in the year after Canada legalized recreational cannabis. Figures provided by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) show American officers seized 2,214 kg of marijuana from travellers entering the U.S. between Nov. 1, 2018 and Oct. 31, 2019, up from just... Read more
The Hemp Standard is 0.3% THC. That Should Be Changed.

We are heading into the first decade of scaled commercial hemp production in the United States since the 1920s. As a law firm that has been helping cannabis businesses succeed since 2010, we couldn’t be more excited. And for good reason: the recreational market is expanding. Hemp is legal. CBD and other cannabinoids are fast becoming…

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BREAKING: Newsom Proposes California Cannabis Regulatory Consolidation

On Friday, January 10, 2019, the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) issued an email press release entitled, “Consolidation of California Cannabis Licensing Authorities” concerning a budget proposal released by Governor Gavin Newsom. Per the press release: Newsom intends to combine all three California cannabis agencies into one single Department of Cannabis Control by July…

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