GOP-led House Rules Committee blocks voting on marijuana amendments

Published: Sep 6, 2017, 10:21 pm • Updated: Sep 6, 2017, 11:19 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff The U.S. House Committee on Rules has blocked a number of marijuana-related amendments from a federal appropriations bill, including the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment. The GOP-led committee’s moves late Wednesday mean multiple amendments protecting existing…

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House rules committee set to hear key marijuana amendments today

Published: Sep 6, 2017, 11:37 am • Updated: Sep 6, 2017, 11:51 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A federal legislative committee on Wednesday could determine the fate of several proposals to shore up existing and future marijuana laws, businesses and research. The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on…

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Update: Nevada liquor group loses appeal over marijuana transport rules

Published: Aug 29, 2017, 1:07 pm • Updated: Aug 29, 2017, 7:43 pm By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada regulators said Tuesday they’ll open up the state’s cannabis distribution system to businesses other than alcohol wholesalers after rejecting an appeal by a liquor group that…

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Out of time: California moves to “emergency” rules to keep recreational weed sales on track

Published: Jul 28, 2017, 10:37 am • Updated: Jul 28, 2017, 10:42 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Three state agencies spent more than a year drafting 211 pages of regulations for California’s medical marijuana market. And they’ve collected thousands of public comments on those proposed rules since they…

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Denver finalizes first-in-nation marijuana social use rules, dropping some restrictions

Published: Jun 30, 2017, 10:19 am • Updated: Jun 30, 2017, 10:42 am By Jon Murray, The Denver Post Denver’s top licensing official Friday unveiled final rules for a four-year pilot program that in coming months will allow patrons of some businesses to use marijuana in a social setting. The…

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What Florida medical marijuana will look like under proposed rules

Published: Jun 19, 2017, 10:56 am • Updated: Jun 19, 2017, 10:57 am By Joe Reedy, The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida health officials have issued their proposed rules to implement the state’s constitutional medical marijuana amendment. The regulations that were released on Friday by the Department of Health…

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California’s new cannabis rules create path to organic grows, delivery, regional naming and more

Published: Jun 15, 2017, 2:36 pm • Updated: Jun 15, 2017, 3:16 pm By Jonathan J. Cooper, The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California would set standards for organic marijuana, allow pot samples at county fairs and permit home deliveries under legislation set to be considered by lawmakers Thursday as…

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Proposed Denver social marijuana use rules so restrictive “99 percent” of business owners “no longer interested”

Published: Jun 14, 2017, 7:59 am • Updated: Jun 14, 2017, 8:19 am By Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post Among the main concerns Tuesday night at a public hearing on social marijuana use at Denver businesses were dual consumption of pot and alcohol, cannabis odors, visibility and protecting children from…

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