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    Jamaica: Cannabis Authority Issues First Set Of Conditional Approvals

    Kingston, Jamaica – The Cannabis Licensing Authority has announced that it issued conditional approval for three applicants — two for small cultivators under one acre, and a third for a small processing facility — in early January 2017. A release from the CLA on Tuesday disclosed that the...
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    MA: Are Residents Of Subsidized Housing Allowed To Smoke Marijuana?

    Agawam, Mass. — Marijuana is clearly legal in Massachusetts, but that doesn't mean it's allowed everywhere. You can smoke it, share it, and even grow it at home, but what if your home is an apartment subsidized by federal money? HUD spokesman Brian Sullivan told 22News pot is still illegal...
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    OR: State Agencies Warn Cannabis Growers

    Three state agencies in a letter reminded marijuana producers in Oregon to be careful using pesticides in the wake of two recent public health alerts. The letter states that cannabis producers whose products test below "action levels" for permitted pesticides may still fall afoul of state...
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    Jamaica: Cannabis Authority To Grant Conditional Permits By Year End

    The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) expects to grant conditional licences by the end of the year for the growing and processing of ganja for medicinal and therapeutic purposes and research and development. Chairman of the CLA Board, Hyacinth Lightbourne, told JIS News that the entity has...
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    Jamaica: Cannabis Licensing Authority Receives 89 Applications

    Kingston, Jamaica - The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has reported that at the end of October it has received 89 applications for the growing and processing of ganja for medicinal and therapeutic purposes and for research and development activities. In a news release today, the CLA said...
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    Oregon Pot Accreditation Program On 'Verge Of Collapse'

    Portland, Ore. - The administrator of a state program tasked with making sure marijuana labs are accredited said the Oregon Health Authority has ignored his pleas for resources and that the agency is "on the verge of collapse." The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that Gary Ward, administrator of...
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    More Than 200 Investors Apply For Ganja Licence

    The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) has received over 200 applications from interested investors to date, minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Daryl Vaz, has disclosed. Speaking in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, Vaz noted that in 2015...