Colorado MED Bulletin re: Cannabis Samples for Managers

The Colorado Department of Revenue Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) has published an Industry-Wide Bulletin clarifying specifics of Colorado House Bill 18-1259, effective August 8, 2018, which amended existing marijuana codes (Colorado Medical Marijuana Code, 12‐43.3‐101, et seq., C.R.S., and … Read more about Colorado MED Bulletin re: Cannabis Samples for Managers

Canadian Cannabis Beverages from Coors/Hydropothecary Coming Soon

Molson Coors Canada and The Hydropothecary Company have announced a joint venture to produce non-alcoholic, cannabis-infused beverages to be sold in the Canadian market. Molson Coors Canada is the Canadian arm of beer giant Molson Coors Brewing Company, and The Hydropothecary Company (HEXO) is … Read more about Canadian Cannabis Beverages from Coors/Hydropothecary Coming Soon

Colorado Governor Vetoes Bill Allowing Patients with Autism to Use Medical Marijuana

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has vetoed a bill that would have allowed those with autism to use medical marijuana. The bill, HB 18-1263, titled "Medical Marijuana Use for Autism and Acute Pain," would have added autism spectrum disorders to the list of qualifications for use of medical … Read more about Colorado Governor Vetoes Bill Allowing Patients with Autism to Use Medical Marijuana

Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Remains – Omnibus Passes Including Protections for Medical Marijuana

The Rohrabacher-Blumenauer amendment protecting medical marijuana initiatives at the state level has survived yet another budget crisis. Early this morning, Congress has passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill comprising multiple budgetary areas, hence its "omnibus" bill designation. This massive bill, … Read more about Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Remains – Omnibus Passes Including Protections for Medical Marijuana

Big Pharma Enters Canadian Cannabis Industry

Tilray, a Canadian medical cannabis company, has entered into an agreement with Sandoz Canada, a major pharmaceutical company, that would leverage sales knowledge and product development, and would potentially allow for future distribution of cannabis products to pharmacies and other medical … Read more about Big Pharma Enters Canadian Cannabis Industry

Nearly 4% of Denver Electricity Use Now Devoted to Marijuana Growth

According to Colorado Public Radio News (CPR), data from the Department of Public Health and Environment in Denver indicates that 4 percent (4%) of the city's total electricity use is now devoted to the growth of marijuana. Cannabis, which has been legal in the state for medical use since 2000 (with … Read more about Nearly 4% of Denver Electricity Use Now Devoted to Marijuana Growth

Rohrabacher-Farr Continued Through January 19

The Rohrabacher-Farr amendment, also known as Rohrabacher-Blumenaur, which had been set to expire on December 22nd, was continued through January 19, 2018 in a last-minute spending bill extension signed by President Trump. Cannabis advocates had been concerned about the amendment, which had been … Read more about Rohrabacher-Farr Continued Through January 19

Future of Rohrabacher-Farr Uncertain Yet Again

The fate of medical cannabis hangs in the balance once again, as the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment, also known as Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment [“the Amendment” or the “Rohrabacher-Farr”]is set to expire on December 22. Rohrabacher-Farr, which has protected state medical marijuana programs from … Read more about Future of Rohrabacher-Farr Uncertain Yet Again