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New York Calls on Banking Institutions to Work with Cannabis Businesses

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In early July, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gave his support and guidance to New York State chartered banks and credit unions instructing them to work with legal industrial hemp and cannabis businesses in the state. “The ability to establish a banking relationship is a challenge that legal industries face...
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The Hawaiian Department of Health Implements New Amendments to Medical Cannabis Laws

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Hawaiian Governor David Ige signed amendments into law that will improve access to medical cannabis for qualifying patients. The amendment is aimed at medical cannabis users with chronic health conditions. Instead of having to apply for permits each year, these documents will now be valid for three years. Patients still...
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New Restrictions for the Sales of Cannabis Set in California

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This past weekend new regulation were set in place for Californias medical and recreational cannabis dispensaries to ensure quality and safety for consumers. All cannabinoid derived products and dried herbs that were not considered compliant were ordered to either be sold or destroyed by the July 1, 2018 deadline. New...
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Oklahoma Legalized Medical Marijuana with Vote This Week

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The state of Oklahoma has become the 30th state in the U.S. to allow the use of medicinal marijuana for patients with a perception. Last Tuesday residents voted to pass Oklahoma State Question 788 which allows adults 18 and older to receive a license to possess, consume, and cultivate cannabis...
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Medical Marijuana Reform Underway in New Jersey

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(Associated Press) – New Jersey lawmakers advanced legislation Thursday that would permit doctors to authorize medical marijuana for any diagnosed condition. Current law permits medical marijuana to be prescribed only for certain debilitating conditions. The Assembly health committee approved the measure with Democrats supporting it and Republicans opposed. Three Democratic...
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Health Canada Announces Rules for Cannabis Packaging Ahead of 2018 Legalization

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The Canadian government has released rules regarding the packaging and branding of recreational cannabis products throughout the country. This news comes months away from the proposed legalization of cannabis country wide. Regulations are made stringent in an attempt to keep cannabis products away from youth. Some regulations include the standardization...
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Trump Persuades Israeli Prime Minister to Halt Plans for Cannabis Exports

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Israeli Prime Minster, Benjamin Netanyahu, has been persuaded by the United States President Donald Trump to haunt the country’s plan to become a leading exporters of medicinal and recreational cannabis around the world. In a recent conversation between the two, President Trump expressed his concerns over Isreal’s plans to export...