CannaBeat is a weekly digest of news, business, and culture in the cannabis industry curated by members of Emerge Law Group’s distinguished Cannabis Industry Group.
Feds Issue First Refunds For Cannabis Products That Were ‘Deceptively Marketed’ To Consumers
A federal agency announced on Wednesday that it will be refunding Americans who bought CBD products from a cannabis company that the government says made misleading medical claims. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said it will be sending a total of $21,000 to cover the costs of Kushly Industries L…
California Bills To Authorize Interstate Marijuana Commerce And Seal Records Head To Governor, With More Reforms Pending
California bills to set up the framework for interstate marijuana commerce, streamline record sealing for cannabis convictions, safeguard firms that provide insurance to businesses in the legal industry and more are heading to the governor’s desk. There’s been a blizzard of cannabis legislation adva…
Church where cannabis and magic mushrooms are ‘sacrament’ claims discrimination in permit fight
There are no steeples or stained glass adorning the Zide Door Church of Entheogenic Plants in Oakland, California. Instead, it’s housed in an anonymous beige building across the street from an auto body repair shop, lower windows protected by security bars.
Lawsuit asks judge to block marijuana legalization from appearing on Missouri ballot
The lawsuit argues the marijuana petition was improperly certified by the Missouri Secretary of State and shouldn’t appear on the ballot.
Marijuana growing moratorium?: Supply and demand could lead to changes in Michigan
Marijuana growers in Michigan are making too much product and it’s outpacing demand. In just the past year, the price for an ounce of flower went down by 44%.
Nebraska recount raises hopes medical marijuana legalization may make ballot
The Nebraska secretary of state agreed to review medical marijuana legalization petition signatures that had not been previously looked at.
State begins taking applications for retail cannabis dispensary licenses
OCM is taking applications for people interested.
Costa Rica president unveils plan for recreational cannabis law
Costa Rica’s president said he intends to bring recreational cannabis legislation to the Legislative Assembly.
Meadow brings cannabis point of sale platform to Michigan – TechCrunch
Expanding outside of California could force Meadow, which builds tools for cannabis dispensaries, to change its strategy of growing slowly.
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CannaBeat is a weekly brief on news, business, and culture in the cannabis industry curated by members of Emerge Law Group's distinguished Cannabis Industry Group.