General Cannabis Law News & Updates

On Wednesday afternoon North Carolina Senate Bill 711, the Compassionate Care Act, was approved by the Senate Finance Committee completing another step in the Bill’s journey to legalize medical marijuana in North Carolina.  The version of SB 711 the Finance Committee approved is virtually the same bill the Judiciary Committee passed a couple weeks ago.

On July 12, 2021, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 141 (AB-141), which creates the Department of Cannabis Control (DCC). The DCC will consolidate the three state cannabis programs – the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC), the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Division, and the California Department

The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently released proposed permanent regulations to replace the temporary regulations that have been in place since April of 2017.  The proposed permanent regulations would not substantially alter the medicinal cannabis market in Pennsylvania but there are several notable proposed changes in the new regulations.  For example, the proposed regulations add

The 2020 U.S. Elections provided a change in presidential administrations to one that is reportedly pro-cannabis legalization, along with sweeping approval by voters in those states where legalization of cannabis was on the 2020 ballot.  As such, it is predicted that federal legalization is closer than it has ever been.  With legalization moving closer it

In November 2020, New Jersey residents voted to approve a constitutional amendment to legalize the possession and use of cannabis for persons age 21 and older and legalize the cultivation, processing, and sale of retail cannabis.  By passing this amendment, New Jersey was poised to take the lead in the adult-use cannabis market amongst its

On November 9th, join Fox’s Jonathan Lagarenne, Bob Nagle, Mark Yacura, and Joshua Horn in Rutgers’ CDR Workshop on CBD.  Jonathan Lagarenne, Bob Nagle, and Mark Yacura will present on a panel that will provide corporate banking, employment, and investment considerations when entering the CBD market.  Joshua Horn will then provide an update on the

On August 25th, Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Wolf called for the legalization of recreational cannabis to assist with the state’s efforts in supporting small businesses that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19.

Pennsylvania’s small businesses and hospitality sectors have been hit hard by COVID-19 and the State has incurred steep costs in an effort to help

In Illinois, many new craft grower, infuser and transporter licenses were supposed to be issued by the Department of Agriculture on July 1, 2020. But, because of COVID-19, the issuance of those licenses has been delayed until possibly September 2020. The exact date remains uncertain.

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