CANNABLOG

Cannabis in the News: April 27 to May 1, 2015

By Catherine Jones  bio
Here are some of this week’s cannabis-related news highlights…

 
 
 
 
 

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PESTICIDE USE

As States Legalize Marijuana, Study Finds Uneven Pesticide Use Restrictions on Growing Practices, Safety Concerns, and Ecological Options

The legal and medical marijuana industry is on track to be the next American gold rush, and the second Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) in New York, presents an in-depth educational program that covers everything from A to Z on how to succeed in the industry.
Sponsored by the International Cannabis Association (ICA), CWCBExpo taking place June 17-19, 2015 at the Javits Center in New York provides the latest insight and strategies for the legal, regulatory, financial, operational, retail, marketing and healthcare sectors of the industry…

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA PROGRAM

Seattle Cracks Down on Unlicensed Medical Dispensaries

Unlicensed medical dispensaries, also known as “collective gardens” in Seattle are taking business from licensed recreational dispensaries and costing the City tax revenues. Demanding a license does…

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BILLS & BALLOTS

Vermont May Become Next State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Should Vermont establish a regulated retail market for recreational marijuana? Hearings were held in November and the Legislature will discuss the issue when it reconvenes…

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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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BILLS & BALLOTS

Renewed Efforts to Legalize Medical Marijuana in South Dakota

Four years ago, it looked like medical marijuana in South Dakota was a hopeless cause after voters decisively rejected a legalization ballot initiative. In 2013, a House legalization bill never made…

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BILLS & BALLOTS

Medical Marijuana Bills on the 2015 Agenda

A new law (H4803/S1035) allowing low-THC CBD oils for treating severe epilepsy took effect in South Carolina last June. But because the law doesn’t authorize growth and production, the only…

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BILLS & BALLOTS

2015 Could Be the Year for Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

After coming oh so close last year, lawmakers may actually pass a medical marijuana bill in 2015. The new bill is expected to be patterned after Senate Bill 1182, the one that narrowly failed…

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TAXES

Cities Seek Power to Impose Local Taxes on Recreational Marijuana

Less than 2 weeks after Measure 91 passed, The League of Oregon Cities said it will ask state lawmakers to revise the measure to expressly allow municipalities to impose local…

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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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