California cannabis must meet higher standards by July 1st

July 1, 2018 represents Phase 2 of implementing compliance expectations for California Cannabis Businesses. As of January 1, the state’s emergency regulations require temporary licensees to document all sales and transfers of cannabis and cannabis products between temporary licensees—or between temporary licensees and annual licensees—by manually using paper sales invoices or shipping manifests. All annual […]

Arizona Introduces Legislation to Limit Marijuana Packaging

The Arizona House of Representatives introduced a bill that would require medical marijuana dispensaries to alter its packaging. According to the source: Arizona Introduces Legislation to Limit Marijuana Packaging The House Commerce Committee of Arizona’s House of Representatives unanimously approved a bill last week that would prohibit Arizona dispensaries from selling marijuana products that are […]

Michigan Licenses for its Marihuana Program

Yes, the state is really spelling marijuana “marihuana” as if cannabis, marijuana, weed, ganja ect. isn’t complicated enough! We are simply relieved the Michigan regulatory process is moving forward. We are happy to be helping with Michigan licensing efforts offering a quick resource for section (2) BUSINESS SPECIFICATIONS. We’ve got you covered from sections E-G […]

California proposes new rules and standards for marijuana testing laboratories – LA Times

Laboratories that test marijuana for medical use in California will have to be licensed and show their employees are properly trained, and will face strict guidelines for how to conduct examinations of samples, according to rules proposed Friday by the state Bureau of Marijuana Control. Source: California proposes new rules and standards for marijuana testing […]

Florida House passes medical marijuana language

The Florida House passed legislation that would put medical marijuana into effect in the state after making last-minute changes released by bill sponsors Tuesday morning. Under the House’s proposal (HB 1397), patients with a list of conditions — including cancer, HIV/AIDS and epilepsy — could be certified to obtain medical marijuana by a doctor. The […]

Ohio will begin to accept applications in June to grow medical marijuana

State officials will begin accepting applications to license 24 medical marijuana grow operations in June and will review them in July. Once awarded, license holders will have nine months to meet all the requirements of the program. The Ohio Department of Commerce plans to release application forms and instructions in the next two to three […]

Colorado reduces marijuana growing limits for home growers

The 99-plant growing limit previously established in Colorado statute was far higher than any other marijuana state in the nation. Sponsored by House Majority Leader KC Becker, D-Boulder, supporters of House Bill 1220 believe that reducing the residential growing limit to 12 plants can help law enforcement agencies better deter black market growers, investigate massive, illegal operations […]

Massachusetts Department of Health Continues To Issue Marijuana Dispensary Licenses 

NEW BEDFORD — Beacon Compassion received a provisional license for New Bedford from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Thursday, Stephen Angelo, the executive director of the company told The Standard-Times. Angelo described the license as “the first step” in a longer journey for the marijuana dispensary… The next phases of the project include developing […]