Tag: Regulation

Marijuana Banks Are Standing Up to Jeff Sessions

The nation’s banking institutions are fighting back against Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his archaic and outdated attempts to roll back pot progress. The marijuana banks have begun a big lobbying push to loosen federal restrictions on the surging legalized cannabis industry. Empowered by support from both President Donald Trump and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) […]

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OLCC Suspends New Recreational Marijuana Licenses

In a bureaucratic effort to control regulation and put a stop to black market weed created by “overproduction”, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission(OLCC) announced Wednesday it will temporarily pause approval of new recreational marijuana production applications. The OLCC licensing staff will shift focus to only process recreational marijuana license renewals and applications for recreational marijuana […]

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California New Cannabis Regulations

California’s New Cannabis Regulations for the industry were released last Thursday. The rulebook gives aspiring and established marijuana businesses their first look at 276 pages of regulations they must abide by beginning Jan. 1, when the state will start issuing licenses for the multibillion-dollar industry and allowing recreational pot sales to start for the first […]

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Feds Are Formulating Plan To Crack Down On Marijuana

The Department of Justice has been dogged by setbacks in implementing the drug “crackdown” hat has been promised by the Attorney General, but the Deputy Attorney General says they’re formulating a plan to move ahead. Among other issues faced by AG Sessions and the DoJ include and unwillingness in Congress to remove preexisting federal protections […]

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Massachusetts Legalizes Marijuana Finally

Massachusetts Legalizes Marijuana Finally, the Massachusetts State House and Senate were able to find a compromise on recreational weed in the state, but not without critique. Massachusetts voters voted successfully for recreational weed back in November. However, disagreements between the House and Senate held up the law, resulting six-member conference committee deliberating for months about […]

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