Presidential Candidate Dr. Ben Carson wants to implement a marijuana prohibition if he were to be elected President. Dr. Carson has been on the record stating that the medical use of marijuana has been beneficial in certain cases but believes marijuana is a gateway drug. Carson was quoted as saying “marijuana is known as a […]
A major California medical marijuana ruling this week is making waves across the nation in the cannabis industry after a United States District Judge Charles R. Breyer came to the verdict that the injunction against Marin Alliance for Medical Marijuana in Fairfax and its founder Lynetter Shaw should be lifted. This came after Ms. Shaw […]
Recreational Marijuana in Canada could be coming very soon with the election of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The new Prime Minister had vowed to make recreational marijuana in Canada legal once elected. Trudeau has stated that the current marijuana laws have trapped too many Canadians with criminal records for minor, non-violent offenses, as well as cost […]
California marijuana regulations have major changes on the way. On Friday October 9th, 2015 Governor Jerry Brown has approved The Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act after he signed several new bills, Assembly Bill 243, Assembly Bill 266 and Assembly Bill 643. These bills will change the way California handles the growth, transport, as well as the sale of medical marijuana. These new bills aim to create a way that every patient has access to medical marijuana all the while being a part of a refined tracking system. This system will be requiring farmers to track and report their water usage, farmers will also be required to document the source of that water. California Department of Public Health, Department Food and Agriculture, Department of Pesticide Regulation, and the State Water Resource Control Board will be the monitoring and enforcing all rules and regulations on the marijuana growing practices. Under the new California marijuana regulations it designates marijuana as an agricultural product, making it subject to the same regulations that insecticide and the water used on crops will under go. Everyone involved with the commercial medical marijuana market will be required to obtain a local operating permit as well as an annual state license by 2018. The bill will also require a mandatory testing process for all edibles, compounds and oils.
Governor Jerry Brown has approved The Medical marijuana Regulation and Safety Act after he signed several new bills, Assembly Bill 243, Assembly Bill 266 and Assembly Bill 643. These bills will change the way California marijuana regulations handle the growth, transport, as well as the sale of medical marijuana.
A great deal about Colorado marijuana pesticides have been in the news recently due to a large marijuana chain being sued by two consumers for the use of pesticides on the products they purchased. The pesticides used on the products that were purchased is known as “Eagle-20”; a fungicide that contains the ingredient myclobutinal that when heated breaks down and releases a poison known as hydrogen cyanide. “Eagle-20” is not on the list of approved Colorado marijuana pesticides. According to The Colorado Department of Agriculture “Eagle-20” is banned from use on all tobacco and marijuana products. The use of “Eagle-20” is only approved for use on vegetation that will not be inhaled. The company being sued had 60,000 plants quarantined from the use of “Eagle-20”; the quarantine was lifted when only low levels of chemicals were found. The two consumers are suing the company for what they claim was overpriced cannabis, based on the fact that the pesticide had been used on the plants they purchased. Although the consumers were not harmed from the cannabis they purchased, they stated that they would not have inhaled had they known the product that was previously used on these plants.
The Maryland marijuana application process has officially opened and it is great news for anyone looking to get into the cannabis industry on the East Coast. The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission, the body responsible for regulating the Maryland marijuana application process, has announced they will be allowing medical marijuana business applications from interested applicants. After […]