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California: BCC Publish Statement On THC Vaping

The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) finds that an emergency, as defined in Government Code section 11342.545 currently exists. As such, the Bureau finds that immediate action to amend the Bureau’s regulations is required to avoid serious harm to the public peace, health, safety, and general welfare. A delay in implementing the new requirements will result in continued harm to the public. Additionally, Business and Professions Code section 26013(b) deems the adoption of emergency regulations by a licensing authority to implement the Medicinal and Adult-Use Regulation and Safety Act (MAUCRSA) as an emergency and necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety, or general welfare.

By | 2020-01-24T03:39:53+00:00 January 24th, 2020|Cannabis Law News, Gumballs|0 Comments

DEA Chief of Operations, Christopher Evans, Sworn In By AG Barr To Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice

The release says...The Executive Order instructs the Commission to conduct its study by focusing on the law enforcement officers who are tasked with reducing crime on a daily basis. It also directs the Commission to research “important current issues facing law enforcement and the criminal justice system,” and recommends a variety of subjects for study, such as, but not limited to" There is no direct mention of cannabis but a senior DEA appointment we would suggest is a message in itself.

By | 2020-01-22T23:32:14+00:00 January 22nd, 2020|Cannabis Law News|0 Comments

Missouri: Judge Orders State Regulators To Hold On Dispensary License Application In City Of Independence

Healing Center of Kansas City in November sued the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services and the city of Independence, saying city zoning regulations on medical marijuana dispensaries were overly restrictive. Lawyers sought a temporary restraining order ahead of the state’s expected decision on dispensary applications later this month. Reports Kansas City.com

By | 2020-01-22T00:17:50+00:00 January 22nd, 2020|Cannabis Law News|0 Comments

Heather Burke principal at Origin Law presentation on cannabis appellations in California

We've read over the years how California wishes to develop the cannabis appellation concept to mirror the wine industry but there's been little analysis of the subject from a legal perspective. Heather Burke to the rescue. She is presenting at the Nevada County Law Library(CA) tmmrw on the subject and has kindly given us permission to re-publish her slides. This is the most exhaustive coverage / investigation into how processes might work and if you are in the CA cannabis industry this is more than a just read, we'd say an imperative read.

By | 2020-01-20T23:52:54+00:00 January 20th, 2020|Cannabis Law News|0 Comments

CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corp) Counts 9 US Law Firms Pursuing Class Actions Agaianst Canadian Listed Cannabis Companies

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reports on the flood of upcoming lawsuits being filed against Canadian listed cannabis companies."Although the allegations vary, each pot producer is accused of misleading investors or failing to disclose certain problems with their businesses. When those problems became publicly known, the lawsuits claim, share prices plunged and investors were stuck with losses."

By | 2020-01-19T21:13:11+00:00 January 19th, 2020|Cannabis Law News|0 Comments

CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corp) Counts 9 US Law Firms Pursuing Class Actions Agaianst Canadian Listed Cannabis Companies

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reports on the flood of upcoming lawsuits being filed against Canadian listed cannabis companies."Although the allegations vary, each pot producer is accused of misleading investors or failing to disclose certain problems with their businesses. When those problems became publicly known, the lawsuits claim, share prices plunged and investors were stuck with losses."

By | 2020-01-19T21:13:11+00:00 January 19th, 2020|Cannabis Law News|0 Comments