Oregon’s U.S. Attorney says he has “significant concerns” about state’s marijuana regs and enforcement

Published: Jan 12, 2018, 10:12 am • Updated: Jan 12, 2018, 10:21 am By Polly Washburn, The Cannabist Staff Billy J. Williams, the United States Attorney for the District of Oregon, said in an editorial published Friday that he has concerns about the state’s marijuana regulatory structure, and current enforcement…

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San Francisco finalizes regs for recreational marijuana, but not in time for Jan. 1 sales debut

Published: Dec 6, 2017, 9:42 am • Updated: Dec 6, 2017, 9:42 am By Janie Har, The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco is another step closer to allowing recreational marijuana sales to start in January after city leaders approved regulations in a mandatory second vote Tuesday. Mayor Ed…

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Time is now to speak up about planned changes to Colorado marijuana regs

Published: Oct 10, 2017, 1:33 pm • Updated: Oct 10, 2017, 1:33 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff Colorado marijuana regulations are a-changing, and you have a chance to weigh in. The state Marijuana Enforcement Division has opened up a window for public comment on the new draft rules.…

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Colorado cannabis safety regs limit edible shapes, enlarge potency labels

Published: Sep 27, 2017, 10:02 am • Updated: Sep 27, 2017, 5:34 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Out with the gummy bears, in with the squares … and circles, and triangles and diamonds. On Oct. 1, Colorado no longer will allow marijuana edibles shaped like humans, animals, fruits…

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How one Cali county is working with industry to find a balance on weed regs

Published: Aug 18, 2017, 10:34 am • Updated: Aug 18, 2017, 10:37 am By Hans Peter, The Cannifornian Meeting after meeting, Yolo County, California continues to foster what could be a prime example of the cannabis industry working in tandem with local economy and law — that is, if policy…

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Much-contested bill on Massachusetts marijuana regs finally OK’d by legislature

Published: Jul 19, 2017, 5:05 pm • Updated: Jul 19, 2017, 5:53 pm By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON — Massachusetts lawmakers signed off Wednesday on a compromise bill that makes changes to the voter-approved law that legalized adult use of recreational marijuana and expressed confidence the revamped measure…

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Will Florida MMJ patients need to wait 90 days to start treatment? Lawmakers still deciding this and other regs

Published: Apr 26, 2017, 8:42 am • Updated: Apr 26, 2017, 8:48 am By Joe Reedy, The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida lawmakers hope to agree by week’s end on medical marijuana, but the House and Senate bills still have many differences to resolve. The Legislature is trying to…

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Despite 40 amendments, ND medical marijuana backers say proposed regs are flawed

Published: Mar 31, 2017, 8:01 am • Updated: Mar 31, 2017, 8:08 am By James Macpherson, The Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. — Backers of a successful North Dakota citizen initiative to allow marijuana to be used as medicine said Thursday they still aren’t happy with new rules governing its use,…

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