regulations

  1. Ron Strider

    Guam: Hearing For Updated Medical Marijuana Rules Set For Monday

    Lawmakers on Monday morning will hold a continued public hearing on the updated rules and regulations for the island’s medical marijuana program. Sen. Dennis Rodriguez’s committee on health recently made markups on Bill 210, which would adopt the rules recently rewritten by the Department of...
  2. Ron Strider

    CA: Cannabis On South Lake Tahoe City Council Agenda

    South Lake Tahoe City Council will vote on a temporary urgency ordinance banning recreational cannabis retail sales, cultivation, edible production and testing for at least 45 days. At the end of this period, council could vote again to extend the temporary ban another 10 months and 15 days...
  3. Ron Strider

    Law Review: California's Cannabis Regulations Released

    Cannabis is California's new green crop — green in every sense of the word — green plants and greenbacks. Studies show that legal weed sales are expected to grow in North America by 26 percent a year through 2021, nearly a $22 billion market. And that may be low. CALIFORNIA CANNABIS ACT In...
  4. Ron Strider

    A Look Into New California Medical And Adult-Use Cannabis Guidelines

    The guidelines governing commercial medicinal and adult-use cannabis were released on Nov. 16 by state regulators, giving potential commercial cannabis growers their first insight into the new industry’s statewide regulations. Regulators released 276 pages of rules that the aspiring industry...
  5. Ron Strider

    California Cannabis To Be Lab Tested - New Regulations Will Set Standards

    Lab testing cannabis products is not currently required, it's voluntary. Even if a product is found to be contaminated, it can still make it's way into dispensaries to be sold, bought and consumed. This has been a problem in California because regulations about the quality of cannabis...
  6. Ron Strider

    CA: San Francisco Approves Rules On Recreational Marijuana Stores

    Following weeks of emotional and detailed debate over where to allow new stores, San Francisco supervisors approved regulations for the sale of recreational marijuana when it becomes legal in California in January. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday for a 600-foot...
  7. Ron Strider

    Guam: Feedback On Medical Marijuana Rules Sought

    Residents are encouraged to read the rules and regulations of Guam's new medical cannabis industry before a public hearing on Dec. 5. Sen. Dennis Rodriguez Jr. is asking the community to look at the draft rules and regulations, then send him their suggestions before the public hearing next...
  8. Ron Strider

    CA: Editorial - A Marijuana Prohibition That Makes Sense

    There's hardly a more receptive or captive audience for marketing an intoxicant than the beleaguered commuters crowded onto a rush-hour Muni bus (except perhaps the ones packed onto a rush-hour BART train). But unlike many of the dopey regulations proliferating ahead of California's legalization...
  9. Ron Strider

    CA: Assemblymember Bonta Applauds Alameda Council's New Cannabis Regulations

    Last year, with the passage of Proposition 64, California voters decided to decriminalize the adult use of cannabis. With a strong 69 percent supermajority, voters in Alameda declared that the preciously existing system was not working and ushered in a new era in statewide cannabis policy...
  10. Ron Strider

    Here Are The Rules For Legal Marijuana In California Once Law Goes Into Effect Jan. 1

    Cannabis businesses in California can't be within 600 feet of schools. Shops have to close by 10 p.m., and they need 24-hour video surveillance. Those regulations are in the new rule book for California's cannabis industry, which state regulators released Thursday. That gives new and...
  11. Ron Strider

    MA: Springfield Considers Renewing Moratorium On Recreational Marijuana

    City officials said this week they will consider re-establishing a moratorium on recreational marijuana businesses, possibly up to the end of 2018, to allow more time for drafting local regulations. The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission is recommending that communities consider the...
  12. Ron Strider

    Guam: Medical Marijuana Rules And Regulations One More Step To Approval

    Sen. Dennis Rodriguez, Jr., D-Dededo, hopes to have rules and regulations for medical marijuana approved by December after introducing a bill to approve them. Rodriguez announced Bill 210-34 Monday afternoon after receiving the updated rules and regulations from the Department of Public...
  13. Ron Strider

    Wanted: Massachusetts Marijuana Inspector

    Massachusetts is looking for an inspector for the state's newest crop: marijuana. The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources has posted a job for an agricultural inspector for cannabis. A job description posted on the state's website says it's seeking someone to enforce laws...
  14. Ron Strider

    ME: Legislature Set To Vote Monday On Recreational Marijuana

    The Maine state legislature is set to vote on two different proposals Monday that will decide the timeline for purchasing recreational marijuana. The Maine Joint Select Committee on Marijuana Legalization implementation, or MLI, has been working on a bill to regulate marijuana infrastructure...
  15. Ron Strider

    CA: La Verne Prohibits Commercial Cannabis, Sets Regulations For Personal Cultivation

    Members of the La Verne City Council recently approved an ordinance banning all commercial marijuana activities in the city along with setting regulations for the personal cultivation of pot. Council members gave unanimous final approval to the ordinance, which was part of the Oct. 16 consent...
  16. Ron Strider

    MA: Cannabis Control Commission Hears From Stakeholders On Marijuana Regulations

    The Cannabis Control Commission is hearing from stakeholders as well as the public about regulations before creating guidelines and protocol for issuing licenses. The Cannabis Control Commission held the first of eight "listening sessions" at the State House Monday to hear from organizations...
  17. Ron Strider

    How To Have Your Say On Pennsylvania's Medical Marijuana Regulations

    Pennsylvania health officials put out a call Monday for feedback on the proposed regulations for participation in the state's medical marijuana program. The program started under state law May 17, 2016, and is expected to be fully implemented by 2018, state officials maintain. There are...
  18. Ron Strider

    CA: El Cerrito Sets Community Meeting On Cannabis Business Regulations

    The public is invited to learn about and comment on an update to the city's regulations for cannabis-related businesses at a community meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 13 in the council chamber at City Hall, 10890 San Pablo Ave. "This community meeting will provide an opportunity for interested...
  19. Ron Strider

    AR: Officials Say County Cannot Reject Marijuana Businesses

    Benton County's authority over marijuana cultivation facilities and dispensaries is limited to applying the county's land use regulations, officials said. Justice of the Peace Brent Meyers asked County Judge Barry Moehring at the Quorum Court's Aug. 24 meeting to look into the issue after...
  20. Ron Strider

    CO: Marijuana Question To Be On The Fort Collins Ballot

    Fort Collins voters will once again make a call regarding marijuana. The City Council on Tuesday agreed to place a measure on the Nov. 7 ballot that if approved would allow the council to change the city's regulations on medical marijuana without seeking voter approval. City officials said...