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In a move that could signal a change in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency’s approach, the DEA has notified marijuana grower applicants that they soon will be able to register as authorized entities to produce marijuana for research purposes. Prior to this announcement, there was only one DEA-approved supplier of cannabis for research purposes in the entire country. That supplier, the National Center for the Development of Natural Products at the University of Mississippi, produced…
The State of Minnesota is poised to join the ranks of the more than half of all U.S. states that have legalized the use of the marijuana flower for medical purposes. Currently, in Minnesota, medical marijuana is only legal if it is in the form of a pill, which traditionally is markedly more expensive than the flower. The bill, which is part of a larger piece of legislation, was approved by the state legislature,…
As the legal cannabis industry grows and becomes more competitive, you may be searching for ways to make your business stand out. While traditional methods of marketing and advertising may be effective in some ways, the unique challenges that a cannabis business may face can call for a special approach. The laws that regulate how you can advertise for your cannabis business may be much more restrictive than those for other business sectors. Because of…
From the WSLCB Bulletin To:  Licensed Cannabis Retailers From:  Liquor and Cannabis Board Re:  Limited Allowance for Cannabis Retailers to Provide One Joint at No Cost to Customers who Receive a COVID-19 Vaccine at In-Store Clinic Advisement: The Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) received multiple requests from “marijuana” (herein referred to as cannabis) retail licensees to engage in a promotion, in a mutual effort with the State of Washington, to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations. Effective immediately, the…
The marijuana industry has become one of the most rapidly emerging sectors over the last ten years. If you are considering establishing—or have already established—a legal marijuana business, then you may be wondering whether you need to hire a marijuana attorney or how to select the best lawyer for your needs. Here’s more on navigating the legal marijuana industry and what to consider when selecting a marijuana attorney. Do I Need A Marijuana Lawyer? Ever-changing…
In 2012, voters in Washington State approved a ballot measure that made recreational cannabis legal. Since then, the legal cannabis industry has grown year after year. In certain Washington counties, cannabis purchases now outpace those of tobacco. While some are predicting that a plateau is on the horizon, the latest revenue figures show that growth in the cannabis industry is reaching all-time highs. Report Shows $2 Billion Addition To The Economy Based on a report…
Times certainly are changing. Just this last month, a Republican legislator introduced a bill to legalize marijuana at the federal level. Ohio Congressman Dave Joyce, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, proposed legislation called the “Common Sense Cannabis Reform for Veterans, Small Businesses, and Medical Professionals Act” to put an end to the federal prohibition on marijuana by removing marijuana from the Controlled Substances List. If passed, the bill would provide access to…
The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board issued a Policy Statement, effective April 28, 2021, in an effort to provide clarity on the State’s regulation of THC in forms other than Delta-9.[1] Specifically, the policy statement addresses “the conversion of CBD, hemp, or both to Delta-8 THC, Delta-9 THC, or any other marijuana compound that is not currently identified or defined in the RCW, the WAC, or both.” The need for such a policy…
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Cultivating Conversations An in-depth look at the current state of Cannabis and Hemp industries, brought to you by the nations premier Hemp and Cannabis Firm, Cultiva Law. Podcast Subscription Menu RSS Feed Mexico Legalization by Cultiva Law Welcome to our socially-distanced episode! As we move forward we’re upgrading our show, but this one is a “2020 Special!” This episode’s topic is on the recent move to legalize Cannabis in Mexico, some would argue the largest…