Minnesota Marijuana News

Two Pending Bills Could Substantially Change Washington’s Cannabis Advertising Laws

Last month, two pieces of legislation were introduced to the legislature that could substantially alter Washington State’s advertising laws: HB 2350 and HB 2321. Each bill would tighten advertising restrictions for cannabis businesses, particularly with regard to advertising that could appeal to youth. Both bills were filed pre-session, and both already have moved into the …

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Girl Scouts Set Up Cookie Stand Outside Marijuana Dispensary in Chicago

A group of smart cookies have cracked the code. Just outside of Dispensary 33, one of Chicago‘s recreational marijuana shops, a Girl Scouts troop set up their cookie stand in a genius way to sell boxes. The group of girls, along with their parents, set up shop outside the store on Sunday, eventually selling around 230 boxes of Thin Mints and Samoas, …

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Maine Lawmakers Seek to Implement Privacy Provisions for Marijuana Businesses

Maine lawmakers will consider a proposal to provide a cloak of secrecy over the state’s forthcoming recreational marijuana industry.  The bill, L.D. 2091, which was authored by state regulators, would exempt trade secrets, security and operating procedures that cannabis businesses provided to the state from public records law.  The state contends that the legislation would …

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Ontario Government Considers Cannabis Lounges, Cafes as Part of Future Open Market

Premier Doug Ford’s government said it is considering allowing cannabis lounges and cafes as it moves toward an open market for pot in the province, and is asking the public to weigh in on the proposal. The government said Monday it will consult on the possibility of so-called “consumption venues” as well as special occasion …

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Trump Threatens To Pull Federal Cannabis Protections

The president’s new financial plan for the 2021 fiscal year has dropped, and to few people’s surprise it features a massive uptick in spending on the military and border security, and cuts to student loan assistance and social welfare programs.  But what about cannabis? The news isn’t great; the document proposes the elimination of a …

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Ontario Lawmakers Looking Into Legalizing Cannabis Consumption Lounges

The government of Ontario, Canada is considering a proposal to allow cannabis consumption lounges to operate in the province and is soliciting feedback from residents on any potential changes to current regulations. The government announced the proposed change via a posting in the province’s regulatory registry on Monday, noting that comments from the public will …

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High Times Is Bringing The Cannabis Cup to Spain

The Cannabis Cup is the world’s foremost cannabis experience and competition. And for the first time ever, High Times is bringing the storied tradition of its legendary Cannabis Cup to Spain. In March, the Cup will take place against the backdrop of Spannabis 2020, one of the largest international cannabis festivals in the world. High …

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Oregon Cannabis 2020: Legislative Forecast and Report

Last week, Oregon kicked off the 2020 legislative session. Because we are in an even-numbered year, this will be a 35-day session. In short sessions, we tend to see fewer pieces of introduced legislation. The prospects for a productive session may also be lower than usual in 2020, given that House and Senate Republicans are threatening …

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Ontario Launches Consultations on Expanding Cannabis Business Opportunities

Province Looking to Offer More Choice for Consumers and More Business Opportunities. The Ontario government is launching consultations in order to provide consumers more choice and convenience on cannabis while giving the private sector enhanced ability to compete against and combat the criminal market. “Ontario continues to take a responsible approach to cannabis retail sales …

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