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Maine Officials Finally Announce Start Date For Marijuana Business Applications

November 2016, the month voters in Maine legalized recreational marijuana, seems like a distant memory now. And with 2019 coming to a close, Maine still doesn’t have a retail cannabis industry. In fact, from legalization to the start of legal sales—still slated for March 2020—Maine’s will have been the slowest rollout of any recreational-use program …

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Illinois Rolling Out Social Equity Provisions For Cannabis Users And Businesses

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — When lawmakers crafted the law legalizing marijuana in Illinois, they tried to make sure it would right what many see as past wrongs linked to the drug. In addition to expunging hundreds of thousands of criminal records for marijuana arrests and convictions, the law’s architects added provisions meant to benefit communities …

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Oklahoma Releases Nearly 500 Inmates in Push to End Mass Incarceration

Nearly 500 inmates were set to be released from prison in Oklahoma on Monday. The move by state officials comes in response to a push to reduce mass incarceration in Oklahoma that was put into motion by voters in 2016. On Friday, the Oklahoma Pardon and Parole Board voted to recommend that the sentences for …

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Cannabis Canada: Aphria Expects Full Capacity at Newly-Licensed Diamond Facility: Interim CEO

Aphria to ramp up newly-licensed facility to full capacity, relies on automation to drive down production costs: interim CEO Aphria Inc. plans to bring its newly-licensed Diamond facility to full capacity in the coming weeks to meet demand for vaping and edible products, the company’s chairman and interim CEO said while shrugging off any concern …

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Legal Cannabis May Be Coming To South Dakota

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota groups submitted separate signed petitions Monday that would allow residents to vote next year on whether to legalize medical marijuana and recreational marijuana. Monday was the deadline for submitting signatures to the South Dakota secretary of state’s office for measures for the November 2020 ballot. One proposal would create …

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Kentucky May Soon Legalize Medical Marijuana

House Bill 136 is Kentucky’s best chance at legalizing medical marijuana. And after gathering momentum throughout 2019, it will be one of the first bills on the legislative agenda in 2020. State Representative Jason Nemes, the bill’s primary co-sponsor, is confident he has the support of enough of his colleagues in the Legislature to move …

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Council to Look at Creating Rules for Edmonton Cannabis Lounges

Councillor Mike Nickel sees a hole in Edmonton’s bylaws and regulations that he wants to see filled. Nowhere are there rules for city staff to use for cannabis lounges. Federal legislation made edibles legal on Oct. 17. “If it’s a legitimate product, then we have to see it consumed responsibly,” Nickel said leading up to …

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Arizona Announces Adoption Of Digital Medical Marijuana Cards

State regulators in Arizona will begin issuing identification cards in digital form next month, according to a report from cannabis industry website azmarijuana.com. Beginning December 1, the new digital marijuana identification cards will replace the physical cards currently being issued through the mail by the Arizona Department of Health Services (AZDHS). The new digital identification …

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$1 Billion Worth of Cannabis Seized in California Hemp Field Bust

A Southern California sheriff’s department made a bust on what its owners had previously presented as a hemp field, uncovering 10 million marijuana plants with “an estimated value of over $1 billion.” On October 25, law enforcement descended on the fields whose growers had claimed to be growing non-psychoactive hemp. They were, in fact, raising …

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Hidden Tunnel Reveals $51 Million Grow Under Victorian Theater In England

The history in a 120-year-old building is priceless. Or in the case of an old, Victorian-style theater in London, about £40 million ($51 million). That’s because police there recently made a stunning discovery: in the bowels of the 750-seat Broadway Theatre, authorities uncovered a massive (and lucrative) cannabis farm. Both Metro and the Mail Online …

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