UN Drug Commission – We Didn’t Have Time To Reschedule THC This Year, Sorry

UN Drug Commission: We Didn’t Have Time To Reschedule THC This Year, Sorry The United Nation’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) met during the 61st Session held in Vienna, Austria last month. Legalization advocates were hopeful that the agency would finally reschedule cannabis’s psychoactive cannabinoid THC, as per a recommendation…

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Massachusetts cannabis commission rolls out preliminary rules, including delivery, social use

Published: Dec 18, 2017, 2:42 pm • Updated: Dec 18, 2017, 2:43 pm By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON — From “cannabis cafes” to “craft cooperatives,” regulators have been laying out a vision for what a potential multibillion dollar recreational marijuana industry might look like when retail sales begin…

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Maryland medical marijuana commission needs a new director

Published: Nov 10, 2017, 7:40 am • Updated: Nov 10, 2017, 7:40 am By The Associated Press BALTIMORE — The executive director of Maryland’s medical marijuana commission is resigning. The panel announced Thursday that Patrick Jameson will resign, effective Nov. 30. Jameson says it’s been an honor to help sick…

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Nevada Tax Commission extends emergency marijuana sales regulations

Published: Nov 3, 2017, 1:50 pm • Updated: Nov 3, 2017, 1:51 pm By The Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. — The Nevada Tax Commission voted to extend the existing emergency regulations allowing recreational marijuana licensing and sales for another 120 days. The Nevada Appeal reports permanent regulations, which were…

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Vermont gov creates commission to study cannabis legalization issues

Published: Sep 7, 2017, 3:00 pm • Updated: Sep 7, 2017, 3:00 pm By The Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has established a Marijuana Advisory Commission that will study the best way to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in the state. The commission created Thursday…

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Chair of Massachusetts cannabis commission allays fears about his “no” vote on legalization

Published: Sep 6, 2017, 6:14 pm • Updated: Sep 6, 2017, 6:18 pm By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON –The state’s top marijuana regulator pledged Wednesday to implement Massachusetts’ recreational cannabis law and do his best to meet an ambitious timetable for licensing and opening retail stores in the…

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Nevada Gaming Commission worried about legal weed drawing federal attention

Published: Aug 22, 2017, 3:05 pm • Updated: Aug 22, 2017, 3:05 pm By The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Gaming Commission hopes to address the problems the state’s legalization of recreational marijuana present during an upcoming special meeting. The Las Vegas Sun reports the commission will meet…

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Toronto Transit Commission Implements Random Drug Testing

Toronto Transit Commission Implements Random Drug Testing In light of the positive news surrounding legalization in Canada, some are concerned about its impact on employment especially on safety-sensitive jobs. The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) just got approval to conduct random drug and alcohol testing on 10,000 of their employees including…

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Maryland Black Caucus looks to overhaul the state cannabis commission

Published: Jan 13, 2017, 7:20 am • Updated: Jan 13, 2017, 11:21 am By Brianna Rhodes and Natalie Schwartz, Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Black Caucus laid out their priorities for the 2017 General Assembly session, including diversifying the medical cannabis industry, eliminating the cash bail system…

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Michigan’s New ‘Impaired Driving Safety Commission’ Introduced In H.B. 5024

A bill sponsored by Rep. Peter Lucido looks to expand government by creating another Commission, this time one which would establish a THC nanogram limit for drivers on Michigan’s roadways. Rep. Lucido’s bill will be heard in Committee on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at noon in the House Judiciary Committee. The…

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