FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb restated that CBD is a drug ingredient and therefore illegal to add to food or health products without approval from his agency. This week, the FDA announced that despite the Farm Bill’s legalization of hemp, CBD products remain illegal, as CBD is a drug ingredient and therefore unlawful to add to […]
This week, the U.S. House and Senate approved the 2018 Farm Bill, which included language to federally legalize industrial hemp. Elsewhere, in California, the Bureau of Cannabis Control released its proposed permanent cannabis regulations. Here, we’ve rounded up the 10 headlines you need to know before this week is over. Federal: After months of debate and […]
The government is drafting legislation to govern the cultivation and export of medical marijuana amid opposition from the Georgian Orthodox Patriarchate church. Georgia became the first former Soviet country to legalize cannabis consumption in July, but has since struggled to draft legislation to legalize medical marijuana production and export, which Finance Minister Ivane Machavariani estimated would generate GEL 1 […]
Foley Hoag’s Jesse Alderman provides insight into municipalities’ Host Community Agreements and offers tips on scoring an adult-use license. Adult-use cannabis business licensing began on April 2 in Massachusetts, and municipalities hold a substantial amount of power in deciding who will ultimately become licensed, according to Jesse Alderman, co-chair of Foley Hoag’s cannabis practice. “Where these licenses are trench […]
Markups of 9% and 75 cents; plus retailers will have to pay 6% of revenues The province has announced its markups on legal pot. Come October, Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries will apply markups of $0.75 per gram on recreational cannabis, plus an additional nine per cent. Retailers will have to pay, too, contributing six per cent of their […]
On Thursday, the Alaska Department of Revenue reported collecting $577,901 from marijuana farmers in July. In fiscal year 2017, which ended June ...
California cannabis connoisseurs may be in for something of a surprise: Because NuLeaf is situated on Tahoe's Nevada side, all its products—from ...
Henderson, NV– (July 25, 2017) – mCig Inc., (OTCQB:MCIG), a diversified company servicing the legal cannabis markets with innovative products, technologies, and services. mCig Inc. is in a process of implementing a strategic plan that will help the company to accelerate its growth by expanding its reach in the cannabis market. mCig looks to make […]
Just as cannabis legalization has swept through the West Coast, the northeastern region of New England is also riding the green wave.
Massachusetts voters approved a recreational marijuana sales plan that positioned the state to have the second-lowest tax rate of all the states with a ...