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  1. Ron Strider

    CA: Legalized Marijuana Will Be A Bit Different From Version That Voters bought

    California is days away from launching a legal marketplace for adults to buy and sell recreational marijuana. On Jan. 1, the state will carry through on a vision voters endorsed by passing Proposition 64 last year. Yet as legal cannabis moves from campaign pitch to reality – amid lots of...
  2. Ron Strider

    CA: Lawmakers, Pot Growers Say Marijuana Cultivation Rules Favor Big Corporate Farms

    California's new rules allowing marijuana cultivation favor large corporate farms despite a promise in Proposition 64 that small growers would be protected, according to a group of state lawmakers and marijuana industry leaders who called Monday for the policy to be changed. The California...
  3. 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...
  4. Ron Strider

    FL: This City OK'd Marijuana Dispensaries. Now It's Having Second Thoughts

    Have they opened Pandora's box? Some Deerfield Beach city leaders worry that's what they might've done by allowing marijuana dispensaries in the city. They're now trying to stop medical dispensaries from clustering citywide by keeping them out of commercial areas that also have homes, as well...
  5. Ron Strider

    MI: Snyder Issues Rules Before Start Of Marijuana Licensing

    Gov. Rick Snyder issued rules Monday policing medical marijuana businesses, less than two weeks before the state begins accepting license applications under a new regulatory system. The emergency rules will remain in effect for at least six months until permanent ones are finalized. They...
  6. Ron Strider

    Michigan Releases Emergency Medical Marijuana Rules

    Less than two weeks before medical marijuana facilities apply to do business in Michigan, the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs has officially released the rules that will govern their operation. "The emergency administrative rules are designed to preserve patient protections...
  7. Ron Strider

    CA: Sebastopol City Council To Decide Recreational Retail Cannabis By January

    Sebastopol could become the first place in Sonoma County to establish local rules governing the recreational cannabis trade, allowing adults without prescriptions to buy marijuana by next year. City Council members Tuesday will consider putting draft rules for the non-medical marketplace on a...
  8. Ron Strider

    MT: Medical Marijuana Providers, Patients Oppose New Regulations

    Medical marijuana providers and patients in Montana say proposed regulatory actions would place considerable cost and time burdens on them. The Montana Standard reports the stakeholders voiced opposition to the set of proposed rules during a hearing Thursday at the state Department of Public...
  9. Ron Strider

    CA: Los Angeles Debates Restricting Cannabis Businesses Near Parks, Schools

    With just over a month to go before recreational cannabis becomes legal in California, the City of Los Angeles is preparing to establish new rules for regulating sellers, growers and users. Marijuana businesses could not be too close to schools or parks, and existing medical marijuana...
  10. 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...
  11. Ron Strider

    CO: New Cannabis Rules Go Into Effect January 1

    Several new rules and regulations for legal cannabis in Colorado have been finalized and will go into effect January 1, 2018, according to the Marijuana Enforcement Division. The MED had been holding stakeholder meetings and accepting public feedback on many of the proposed rules since...
  12. Ron Strider

    Canada: Cannabis Cruising - Five Weed-Friendly Places To Get Stoned In The Big Smoke

    If The Man's plan becomes reality next summer, recreational pot use will really only be legal for homeowners. The province has already said that public consumption of the soon-to-be-legal plant will be banned. Where will we smoke in the Big Smoke? In September, Toronto's Municipal Licensing...
  13. Ron Strider

    CA: Cannabis Rules Formally Adopted For City Of Alameda

    The City Council has taken the final step in laying out rules for cannabis use in town, including prohibiting marijuana businesses from being within 1,000 feet of a school or recreational center. The final passage of the ordinance that changes the city's municipal code – which comes as...
  14. Ron Strider

    L.A. And California Start To Open Doors To Legal Recreational Pot Sellers

    After years of existing in a legal gray area, marijuana entrepreneurs now appear to have a clear pathway to full-on legal sales. The state of California recently unveiled emergency rules under which sellers, makers, growers and deliverers of cannabis can apply for permits. At the same time...
  15. Ron Strider

    ME: Medical Marijuana Caregivers: New Rules Not As Bad As Expected

    Medical marijuana caregivers say Maine's new program rules may not be as bad — or require as much work to follow — as they had initially feared. Some caregivers say the new rules may even help the industry by legitimizing certain practices that were once considered legally murky, like patient...
  16. Ron Strider

    From Pot Edibles To Farming Techniques, California Sets Marijuana Rules

    California released long-awaited rules Thursday that will govern the state's emerging legal marijuana industry, while potentially opening the way for larger-scale cultivation that some fear could strangle small-farm growers. The thicket of emergency regulations will allow the state to begin...
  17. Ron Strider

    Montana Health Department Drafts Dozens Of New Medical Marijuana Rules

    The state health department released a pack of proposed rules for the medical marijuana industry, which will be the subject of a public hearing later this month. The rules provide new information about how the industry would be regulated in areas like employment, product tracking and testing...
  18. 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...
  19. Ron Strider

    NV: In Las Vegas, You Can Buy Pot, But There's Nowhere To Smoke It

    Las Vegas' reputation as a place where you can indulge your vices and have a good time helps it lure some 43 million visitors a year. But tourists heading to Sin City hoping to consume newly legal cannabis have a problem: There are few places in town, other than private homes, where someone can...
  20. Ron Strider

    ME: Medical Marijuana Caregivers Are Hit With A Flurry Of New State Rules

    Maine is cracking down on how caregivers grow and distribute medical marijuana, allowing surprise inspections and implementing a plant-to-patient tracking system. The state Department of Health and Human Services issued new rules Wednesday that tighten Maine's fast-growing and changing...