Marijuana businesses in compliance with Colorado law could face federal charges under new enforcement strategy

In an aggressive new tactic, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Denver says it’s shifting its marijuana enforcement from busting illegal grow operations to targeting dispensaries that use their licensed businesses and legal grows as fronts for the more lucrative illegal drug trade. This new approach also could lead to federal…

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Cannabis Compliance and Getting Your Business Ready For Inspections

Cannabis Compliance: Ensuring Your Cannabusiness Is Primed For Inspections Cannabis businesses have to face regulations from auditors and inspectors. Some of these include the state licensing body, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), insurance companies, labor department, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and much more. Working with these agencies is all…

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Prominent Cannabis Company Operating In Full Compliance With California State Law Raided Today

(via Wikipedia.com) Early this morning the Care By Design (CBD Guild) production facilities in Santa Rosa, California and Sonoma County were searched and temporarily closed by local law enforcement and the DEA (Federal Drug Enforcement Administration). Law enforcement seized equipment, computers, product, payroll, and financial paperwork. Care By Design produces…

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Americans For Safe Access To Provide Training For Maryland Medical Cannabis Compliance Inspectors

Americans for Safe Access (ASA) has been selected to provide training for compliance inspectors operating under the authority of the Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission. The auditors are charged with ensuring members of the state’s new medical cannabis industry comply with all applicable regulations, which were finalized by…

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Washington Compliance Checks: 19 Of 157 Recreational Marijuana Stores Sell To Minors

In May I wrote an article talking about how recreational marijuana stores that sell to minors hurt the entire industry, and the movement as a whole. The article came after four stores in Washington sold recreational marijuana to minors during compliance checks. Sadly, the last round of compliance checks in…

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