U.S. House of Representatives approves a bipartisan marijuana research bill

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In April 2022, The House of Representatives approved a bipartisan marijuana research bill that will provide a streamlined process for studying the medical benefits of cannabis. The Medical Marijuana Research Act was sponsored by Republican Andy Harris and Democrat Earl Blumenauer, and passed in a 343 to 75 vote. Blumenauer commented on the bill, stating,

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ATTENTION: Cannabis Import-Export Permit Application Process in CTLS Update

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What’s new? Earlier this month, Health Canada announced some changes being made to the Cannabis Tracking and Licensing System (CTLS) which allows cannabis license holders to submit applications for cannabis import and export permits. What changes are being made? Starting April 4, 2022, cannabis license holders will see an ‘Import-Export Permit’ module in the CTLS

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New Mexico Cannabis News: Adult-Use Sales Exceed $5.2 million in just 3 days

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The New Mexico cannabis market is shooting for the moon, with $5.2 million USD (double what Colorado did) in adult-use sales in just the first weekend.  Many of these sales came from Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Las Cruces, Hobbs and Sunland Park. Many out-of-state residents have been applying to open a cannabis store in the state,

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Changes to Authorizations to Sell Dried and Fresh Cannabis Products

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On March 31, 2022, Health Canada sent an email to stakeholders announcing an upcoming change to authorizations to sell dried and fresh cannabis products. This change is being implemented as part of Health Canada’s continuous efforts to improve the cannabis program. What change is being made to dried and fresh cannabis products? On April 19,

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The Federal vs State Law Divide on Cannabis Programs For Medical Use

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Federal Cannabis Legality vs State Cannabis Legality At the federal level, Cannabis for adult use or medical use is illegal. Cannabis is classified as a Schedule 1 drug. This category is deemed as “substances with a high potential for abuse with little to no medical benefit”. This categorization puts cannabis on the same level as

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11 New York Cannabis Licenses | What should I know?

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https://youtu.be/L4L3knBpJVw There are currently 11 New York Cannabis Licenses, with two having been added recently.  At this time, we don’t have clear details on what the licensing application process will look like. However, it’s anticipated that regulations will come within the next 120 days.   The first 9 New York cannabis license types will be issued for new businesses in the upcoming

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