Regulation

Michigan Governor Signs Legislation to Automatically Expunge Cannabis-Related Convictions

Michigan Governor Signs Legislation to Automatically Expunge Cannabis-Related Convictions

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed multiple “clean slate” bills into law Oct. 12 that will automatically expunge criminal records for those convicted of certain cannabis-related offenses, according to a FOX 2 Detroit report. The new law will automatically clear the records of those convicted of cannabis-related offenses that would not have been considered a crime…

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Bernie’s Cannabis Plan

Bernie’s Cannabis Plan

Here’s what he says https://berniesanders.com/issues/legalizing-marijuana/ Key Points Legalize marijuana in the first 100 days with executive action Vacate and expunge all past marijuana-related convictions Ensure that revenue from legal marijuana is reinvested in communities hit hardest by the War on Drugs Ensure legalized marijuana does not turn into big tobacco Details When we talk about…

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Racial Quotas in Ohio Medical Cannabis Program

A judge has ruled that racial quotas in Ohio’s medical cannabis law that requires 15 percent of licensed companies to be owned by members of “economically disadvantaged groups” is unconstitutional. Madison County Common Pleas Judge Eamon Costello also ordered that Pure Ohio Wellness LLC should get another hearing before the Ohio Board of Pharmacy to…

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LA to Audit of Social Equity Licensing Process

Los Angeles will halt its latest round of social equity licensing until the process undergoes a third-party audit. Department of Cannabis Regulation Executive Director Cat Packer announced Nov. 18 that the agency will not issue final cannabis dispensary licenses in the latest licensing round until the review is completed, according to a local NBC News…

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Washington Ban: Vitamin E Acetate

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) has released a bulletin announcing a ban on the production and sale of vape products that contain vitamin E acetate, which the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has linked to the national outbreak of vape-related lung injuries.  The CDC reported 2,172 injuries and 42 deaths…

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Cali Hemp Revamp

Cali Hemp Revamp

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed multiple “clean slate” bills into law Oct. 12 that will automatically expunge criminal records for those convicted of certain cannabis-related offenses, according to a FOX 2 Detroit report. The new law will automatically clear the records of those convicted of cannabis-related offenses that would not have been considered a crime…

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