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The Latest News You Need To Know About Cannabis Industry——06/13/2020-06/18/2020

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United States


1. The New Jersey Assembly passed a cannabis decriminalization bill June 18 that would reduce the penalty for the possession, manufacture and distribution of up to two ounces of cannabis to a $50 civil fine.

Published date: June 19, 2020

Source: https://www.cannabisbusinesstimes.com/article/new-jersey-assembly-passes-cannabis-decriminalization-bill/

 

2. A resolution passed by the Nevada State Board of Pardons Commissioners will pardon thousands convicted of the possession of one ounce or less of cannabis.

Published date: June 18, 2020

Source: https://www.cannabisbusinesstimes.com/article/nevada-officials-approve-pardons-for-low-level-cannabis-convictions/

 

3. Arkansas regulators approved a sixth cultivation license to support a rapidly growing medical cannabis market nearing $100 million in total sales.

Published date: June 18, 2020

Source: https://mjbizdaily.com/daily-news/#arkansas-awards-sixth-medical-marijuana-growing-permit-as-sales-rise

 

4. Colorado lawmakers have approved legislation for social equity cannabis licensing and which gives the governor power to expunge low-level cannabis convictions from before the state legalized in 2012.

Published date: June 17, 2020

Source: https://www.ganjapreneur.com/colorado-lawmakers-approve-social-equity-expungement-bill/

5. Louisiana Governor Signs Medical Cannabis Expansion into Law.

Published date: June 16, 2020

Source: https://www.cannabisbusinesstimes.com/article/louisiana-governor-signs-medical-cannabis-expansion-into-law/

 

6. United Nations body to meet again this month to discuss WHO cannabis recommendations.

Published date: June 16, 2020

Source: https://mjbizdaily.com/united-nations-body-to-meet-again-this-month-to-discuss-who-cannabis-recommendations/

 

7. Maui County Mayor Michael Victorino has proclaimed June 14 the officially recognized ‘Medical Cannabis Day,’ commemorating the 20th anniversary of the state’s historic medical cannabis reforms.

Published date: June 16, 2020

Source: https://www.ganjapreneur.com/medical-cannabis-day-made-official-holiday-in-maui/

 

8. Study: 76% of US Cannabis Consumers Want Criminal Justice Reform.

Published date: June 16, 2020

Source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/study-76-us-cannabis-consumers-200512125.html

 

9. Illinois officials say the state is almost ready to begin awarding social equity cannabis licenses after Gov. J.B. Pritzker suspended the process in late April due to the pandemic-prompted shutdown.

Published date: June 16, 2020

Source: https://www.ganjapreneur.com/illinois-social-equity-cannabis-licensing-could-begin-next-month/

 

10. The NBA confirmed it would no longer drug test players for cannabis or any recreational drugs when the league resumes play in late July.

Published date: June 12, 2020

Source: https://www.ganjapreneur.com/nba-now-allows-cannabis-use-by-players/

 

Canada

Health Canada might give cannabis license holders a deferred deadline for paying their annual regulatory fees in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published date: June 12, 2020

Source: https://mjbizdaily.com/canada-weighs-regulatory-fee-deferral-for-cannabis-firms-due-to-covid-19/

 

Australia

Legal cannabis growers will be able to export medicinal cannabis and hemp into more overseas markets. Federal parliament passed a bill on Wednesday to give farmers access to export opportunities in South East Asia, China, Canada and the lucrative US market.

Published date: June 16, 2020

Source: https://au.news.yahoo.com/export-market-boost-cannabis-growers-013122990--spt.html

 

Europe

1. Sapphire Medical Clinics has today launched its Medical Cannabis Registry initiative to rapidly expand the evidence base for medical cannabis in the UK and decrease the cost of access for patients. The launch will collect and analyze clinical information on patients taking medical cannabis treatments for all recognized eligible conditions.

Published date: June 16, 2020

Source: https://www.healtheuropa.eu/uk-medical-cannabis-registry-launched-today-by-sapphire-medical-clinics/100736/

 

2. The lower house of Switzerland’s Federal Assembly approved a bill paving the way for a pilot research program that would permit the temporary production and distribution of cannabis to adults for recreational purposes.

Published date: June 16, 2020

Source: https://mjbizdaily.com/switzerland-releases-details-on-recreational-marijuana-experiment-but-full-legalization-likely-years-away/


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