Mexico Supreme Court Getting Impatient with Regulators on Cannabis Legalization

Mexico Supreme Court Getting Impatient with Regulators on Cannabis Legalization In 2017, Mexico legalized cannabis on a national scale – sort of. As opposed to the United States, that is legalizing cannabis on a “state-by-state” scheme, Mexican cannabis activists took their battle all the way to the Supreme Court. Within…

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If Regulators are Concerned about Public Health – Fast Track All Cannabis Research Now

If Regulators are “Concerned about public health”, Fast-Track all Research Now! We hear regulators and legislators talk about their so called concern for public health. Yet, we still don’t see their concern manifested. Talk is cheap, action is what matters. For every politician that doesn’t want to go ahead and…

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Marijuana regulators send cease order to 954 businesses in California

DENVER (AP) — Nearly 1,000 individual cannabis businesses have been sent cease-and-desist letters or emails by California regulators during an ongoing enforcement process, a first step in a long effort to ensure the state’s industry is fully regulated and operating like those in more mature markets. According to a list…

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Massachusetts marijuana regulators delay action on cannabis cafes, home deliveries

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 2:13 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 4:07 pm By The Associated Press BOSTON — The panel set up to regulate the state’s new marijuana industry has opted to delay action on the launch of the proposed home delivery of the drug and so-called “cannabis cafes”…

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Nation’s first social marijuana use license approved by Denver regulators

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 5:38 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 5:43 pm By The Cannabist Staff A Denver coffee shop received city approval Monday for the nation’s first business license to allow marijuana use by patrons, The Denver Post’s Jon Murray first reported. The Coffee Joint soon can allow…

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Prosecutors ask Massachusetts marijuana regulators to hold off on cannabis cafes, home delivery

Published: Feb 10, 2018, 8:23 am • Updated: Feb 10, 2018, 8:23 am By Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — District attorneys asked state marijuana regulators on Friday to hold off on licensing certain types of businesses, including so-called cannabis cafes and home delivery services, echoing a similar…

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Maryland regulators more than double number of medical marijuana dispensaries

Published: Dec 15, 2017, 8:13 am • Updated: Dec 15, 2017, 8:55 am By Aaron Gregg, The Washington Post Maryland’s marijuana regulators on Thursday approved 12 new dispensaries to operate in the state’s fledgling legal medical marijuana industry, bringing the total number of fully-approved legal storefronts to 22. At least…

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Denver marijuana regulators’ oversight improved, but still lacking tax transparency, auditor says

Published: Dec 7, 2017, 4:49 pm • Updated: Dec 7, 2017, 5:04 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Denver’s Office of Marijuana Policy has successfully implemented some suggestions made last year by the city’s auditor; however, the regulatory office continues to fall short on full transparency about how pot…

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Arkansas marijuana regulators face lawsuits over biz license rejections

Published: Oct 31, 2017, 5:40 pm • Updated: Oct 31, 2017, 5:40 pm By The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Applicants seeking to open medical marijuana businesses in Arkansas are suing the commission overseeing the proposals. The lawsuits were filed last week and placed under seal in Pulaski County,…

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