Mississippi Marijuana Initiative Group Gets Cease & Desist – Letter From Trump Campaign
hightimes – The Trump campaign has requested that the president’s name be removed from the literature promoting a pro-medical marijuana initiative.
The backers of a medical marijuana initiative on the ballot in Mississippi have received a cease-and-desist letter from President Trump’s reelection campaign. The letter was sent to Mississippians for Compassionate Care, the group backing Initiative 65, in response to a campaign mailer sent to Republican voters.
Bountiful Farms Medical Cannabis Dispensary Opening in Natick
patch – Natick’s first medical cannabis dispensary is planning to open on Thursday, which comes as the town is in the midst of a process to let recreational cannabis stores open.
Bountiful Farms announced Oct. 22 the opening in a series of social media posts. The dispensary is located along Mercer Road just off of Route 9. The store negotiated a host-community agreement with Natick.
ImEPIK Launches Cannabis Edibles Safety Course
cannabisindustryjournal – ImEPIK is a research-based online training company that is known for digital safety training in the food industry, offering courses on things like preventive controls. The company announced that they are launching their first class dedicated to the cannabis industry.
The two-part Cannabis Edibles Safety Course is designed to help edibles manufacturers put the quality and safety of their products above all. The course gets into prerequisite programs, the principles of hazard analysis and provides an intro to the company’s “Pyramid of Edible Safety.”
Seed to Sale System Provider to Help Track WV’s Legal Medical Cannabis
wowktv – CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – The medical cannabis program Metrc will be West Virginia’s new Seed to Sale system provider. The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced that this new track-and-trace program will ensure the safety of its medical cannabis products.
National Cannabis Industry Association Urges DEA to Rescind Interim Hemp Rule
mgretailer – The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) submitted comments to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) this week in response to a request for comment on an interim final rule (IFR). After considering the rule and hearing widespread concern from its members and the hemp industry at large, NCIA is urging the DEA to immediately rescind this rule.
Cannabis Entrepreneur, NBA Champion John Salley Joins Anthos Group
benzinga – NBAchampion and cannabis entrepreneur John Salley has joined The Anthos Group as the vice president of business development.
The Anthos Group is a fully integrated wellness company with expertise in plant-based clinical science and consumer goods, with a focus on CBD products. Salley’s first task will be to help launch TIDL Sport, a new brand focused on fitness relief and recovery for athletes.
Cannabis Control Commission Approves Policy Changes to Proposed Regulations for Adult-Use Delivery in Massachusetts
cannabisdispensarymag – Cannabis Control Commission on Oct. 20 approved additional policy changes to its draft regulations that establish two Marijuana Establishment types authorized to provide limited delivery services to adult-use cannabis consumers in the Commonwealth.
A final vote on all modifications to Massachusetts’ adult and medical use of marijuana regulations will occur at a subsequent public meeting slated for Oct. 29.
Man Arrested for Growing 108 Cannabis Plants in Samut Prakan
thethaiger – Police arrested an Argentinian man for growing cannabis at his house in Samut Prakan, just southeast of Bangkok. 35 year old Sagas Nur told police he planned to produce cannabis oil.
Medical marijuana is legalised – with limitations – while recreational marijuana is still classified as a category 5 narcotic. Sagas is facing charges of producing a category 5 narcotic. He could face 2 to 15 years in prison and a fine of up to 1,500,000 baht.
LA Cannabis Department Accepting Applications for Distribution, Delivery, Manufacturing, Testing
abc7 – The city of Los Angeles Department of Cannabis Regulation began accepting applications for cannabis delivery, distribution, manufacturing, and testing labs Tuesday.
Licenses for testing, manufacturing and distribution are available to anyone who is approved, but delivery licenses are currently limited to previously verified social equity applicants.
Lawsuit Filed over Maine Marijuana Retail Licenses
greenstate – BANGOR, Maine (AP) – Two small Maine-based marijuana businesses are suing the agency that oversees recreational marijuana operations, arguing state licenses were illegally awarded to out-of-state owners.
State law requires owners of marijuana operations to live in Maine and to have filed state income taxes for four years. But the Maine Office of Marijuana Policy ignored the requirement, based on the state attorney general’s conclusion that it’s unlikely to hold up to legal scrutiny.
This Election, Americans Will once again Show Their Support for Marijuana Legalization
thehill – Millions of Americans will head to the polls in the coming days and cast votes on whether or not to legalize the use of marijuana in their states. If past is precedent, most — if not all — of these statewide ballot measures will be enacted into law.