• June 6, 2020
United States
National Association of Cannabis Businesses Asks Governor Baker to Change Rules for Adult Use Cannabis Retailers During COVID-19

National Association of Cannabis Businesses Asks Governor Baker to Change Rules for Adult Use Cannabis Retailers During COVID-19

Lockdown of Legal Cannabis Retailers Puts Consumers at Risk WASHINGTON, April 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National Association of Cannabis Businesses (NACB) is asking Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts to rescind lockdown rules forcing…

Canada
Goldbeck Recruiting Poll Reveals Cannabis Labour Market Trends Survey finds negative stigma tarnishing Cannabis industry

Goldbeck Recruiting Poll Reveals Cannabis Labour Market Trends Survey finds negative stigma tarnishing Cannabis industry

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — New polling by Goldbeck Recruiting has revealed insights to the intrigue and concerns surrounding the Canadian cannabis labour market. The report highlights how personal bias may…

Health
Utah’s 1st medical marijuana dispensary set to open

Utah’s 1st medical marijuana dispensary set to open

Source Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s first medical marijuana dispensary is set to open Monday as the state begins a slow rollout of a program that will allow residents with certain health…

Canada
Canada Revenue Agency Has Medical Cannabis Eligible for Tax Credit Under Medical Deductions- with rules, of course

Canada Revenue Agency Has Medical Cannabis Eligible for Tax Credit Under Medical Deductions- with rules, of course

Cannabis as a medical expense – Certain cannabis products bought for a patient for medical purposes are eligible for the medical expense tax credit. The Patient Must: be a holder of a medical document as defined in…

United States
Kentucky House votes to legalize medical marijuana

Kentucky House votes to legalize medical marijuana

Source: Associated Press By BRUCE SCHREINER FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — After years of setbacks, medical marijuana advocates cleared a historic hurdle Thursday when the Kentucky House voted to legalize the use of cannabis for medical…

United States
Burglary ring targeted marijuana businesses

Burglary ring targeted marijuana businesses

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Police in Portland, Oregon and Salem, Oregon seized firearms, marijuana and cash and made at least one arrest after breaking up a burglary ring that apparently targeted state-legal marijuana busisnesses, authorities…

United States
Los Angeles uses tech to wipe out 66,000 old pot convictions

Los Angeles uses tech to wipe out 66,000 old pot convictions

Source Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County prosecutors are joining other district attorneys to use technology to wipe out or reduce as many as 66,000 old marijuana convictions years after California voters…

International
Nepal lawmakers seek to legalize growing, using marijuana

Nepal lawmakers seek to legalize growing, using marijuana

Source Associated Press KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Ruling party lawmakers have proposed legalizing marijuana in Nepal, where it has been used for generations and was famed during the counterculture ’60s. Forty-six members of the ruling…

United States
Campaign against Arkansas recreational pot measures launched

Campaign against Arkansas recreational pot measures launched

Source Associated Press, By ANDREW DeMILLO LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas’ surgeon general and church groups launched a campaign Thursday against recreational marijuana proposals that advocates hope to get on the ballot four years…

Uncategorized
New Mexico recreational pot legalization passes 1st test

New Mexico recreational pot legalization passes 1st test

Source: Associated Press By RUSSELL CONTRERAS SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Democrat-backed bill to legalize recreational marijuana businesses in all towns and counties across New Mexico passed its first test late Tuesday amid heighten…