Monthly Archives: October 2020

Nevada cannabis companies face penalties for violations

Two Nevada marijuana companies might lose their business licenses and incur fines from state authorities for alleged violations of industry regulations. The case appears to represent a new push by regulators to crack down on cannabis companies in the state that don’t abide by all the rules. During a meeting of the Nevada Cannabis Compliance […]

L.A. opens licensing round amid waning interest among cannabis entrepreneurs

Los Angeles might be losing its luster – for marijuana entrepreneurs, that is. Long considered the largest cannabis market in the world, and with a customer base that would be the envy of any business owner, L.A. on Tuesday opened its latest marijuana business licensing window. The application process is open to social equity applicants […]

Week in Review: Two states start medical marijuana sales, MT measure survives, Oregon streamlines licensing & more

Medical marijuana sales began in Missouri after voters approved legalization two years ago. Dispensaries in the St. Louis area reported strong interest as Missouri became the 34th state to launch a full-blown MMJ program. MJBizDaily takeaway: Put another pin in the U.S. map of states that have legalized medical cannabis. The Marijuana Business Factbook estimates […]

Los Angeles Faces Lawsuit Over Marijuana Delivery Licenses

Two marijuana trade organizations filed a lawsuit against the nation’s largest legal pot market over restrictions on stand-alone delivery services that have blocked them from obtaining licenses until 2025. The lawsuit against Los Angeles and its Department of Cannabis Regulation seeks to overturn rules enacted earlier this year that postponed the availability of those licenses […]

Trump Camp: Stop Using His Name in Medical Marijuana Effort

President Donald Trump’s campaign is telling a Mississippi group to stop saying that Trump supports a ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana in the state. Mississippians for Compassionate Care is a group promoting Initiative 65. It paid for a letter signed by several prominent Republicans, and the outside of the envelope said: “Join President […]

Montana high court tosses challenge to adult-use marijuana measure

The Montana Supreme Court quickly dismissed a last-minute lawsuit seeking to remove a recreational cannabis legalization initiative from the Nov. 3 ballot. The suit, filed by a group called Wrong for Montana, argued the taxation and regulation initiative violated the state’s constitution. The Montana Supreme Court shot down the legal challenge, saying in its ruling […]

DC medical cannabis dispensary signs five-year labor agreement

A medical cannabis dispensary unionized in Washington DC, an industry first in the nation’s capital, as the marijuana labor movement maintains momentum. DC Holistic Wellness signed a five-year contract with the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW), the leader in organizing the marijuana industry. The agreement adds to the industry’s growing list of labor […]

Join H&T Presspart’s ‘Revolutionizing Medical Cannabis Drug Delivery’ webinar

H&T Presspart alongside Concept Global 1, will host a webinar introducing participants to metered-dose devices (MDDs) as an effective and safe form of oral respiratory drug delivery for the Cannabis & CBD market. The webinar will take place on the 19th of November 2020 at 4 pm GMT / 11 am EDT/. The webinar entitled […]

West Virginia taps Metrc for medical cannabis seed-to-sale tracking system

Florida-based cannabis traceability company Metrc added another state contract to its growing list by securing a deal with West Virginia. With this contract, Metrc now supports 15 states and the District of Columbia. “This is an important step to make certain medical cannabis is available only to West Virginians with serious medical conditions and to […]

San Diego goes to court to collect marijuana business taxes

San Diego filed what appears to be a first-of-its-kind lawsuit to force a local cannabis grower to pay taxes the city says the business owes. Grizzly Peak Farms, which is based in Oakland, owes San Diego roughly $10,000 in unpaid city taxes for marijuana products it delivered to retail shops in the city between January […]

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