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Selling Your Dispensary License

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Can the owner of a marijuana dispensary sell its license to another business?
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MEDICAL CANNABIS PROGRAM

Nevada to Honor Out-of-State Medical Marijuana Cards

Starting next year, tourists with valid medical marijuana cards from other states will be allowed to buy marijuana in Nevada dispensaries. Although Maine and Rhode Island offer reciprocity, Nevada is…

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA PROGRAM

Health Department Says Dispensary Can Make Home Deliveries

For the first time, Rhode Island has given a medical marijuana dispensary permission to make drop-offs to homebound patients. But the dispensary, which is located in Portsmouth…

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CANNABLOG

Employers Must Adjust their Zero Tolerance Policies for Medical Cannabis

By Glenn Demby  bio
It seems like every employer in America has adopted a zero tolerance drug policy.
Question: What should employers do if they’re in one of the 23 states that have legalized medical cannabis?
Answer: They have to modify their zero tolerance policy to address medical marijuana head-on. How they do that will depend on which state they’re in…

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COMPLIANCE TRENDS

Legalization of CBD Oils

Cannabidiol (CBD) oils, made from extracts of the marijuana plant’s leaves, have been shown effective in treating seizures. Accordingly, state laws legalizing such treatments are springing up all over the country—including in states like Utah, Arkansas and Iowa where you’d least expect medical marijuana legislation to pass.
In addition to these CBD-oils-only laws, it could be argued that use of CBD oils is a form of “useable marijuana” made legal under state medical marijuana laws—especially in the majority of medical marijuana states that define “useable marijuana” to include the leaves, buds and flowers of the marijuana plant and

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LAWSCAPE
 

How Much Money Could Your State Make by Legalizing Cannabis?

How does $3,098,866,907 sound? That’s how much tax revenue could be collected if all 50 states legalized and imposed their normal state sales tax plus a modest…

 

 

 

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MARIJUANA IN THE WORKPLACE

Revising a Zero Tolerance Drug Policy for Medical Marijuana

It seems like every employer in America has adopted a zero tolerance drug policy. That includes you if you happen to be running a state-licensed medical marijuana business.
Question: What should employers do if they’re in one of the states that have legalized medical cannabis?
Answer: They must…

 

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DECRIMINALIZATION

The New Marijuana Map

The November 4 elections changed the landscape of marijuana legalization. Here’s a visual rundown of…

 
 
 
 
 

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KNOW THE LAWS OF YOUR STATE

Medical Marijuana Sales and Excise Taxes in Each State

Alaska – NA: Alaska state law doesn’t authorize sales of medical marijuana by dispensaries
Arizona – Medical marijuana businesses subject to…

 
 
 
 

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Patients Sue Health Department for Rejecting their Medical Marijuana Card Application

After 4 years of accepting patient applicants signed by NPs, the Health Department suddenly and without public comment changed the rules and required a physician signature…

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