Here are the new rules for legal marijuana in California, effective Jan. 1

Published: Nov 17, 2017, 11:20 am • Updated: Nov 17, 2017, 11:20 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian Cannabis businesses in California can’t be within 600 feet of schools. Shops have to close by 10 p.m., and they need 24-hour video surveillance. Those regulations are in the new rule…

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California issues emergency marijuana rules with 45 days to go to recreational sales

Published: Nov 16, 2017, 4:00 pm • Updated: Nov 16, 2017, 4:01 pm By Michael R. Blood, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The largest legal marijuana marketplace in the U.S. is taking shape — at least on paper. California regulators released long-awaited rules Thursday that will govern the state’s…

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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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