California starts taking hashish social fairness grant apps from metropolitan areas,...

California state marijuana regulators announced Friday they are accepting grant applications from cities and counties that are implementing social equity programs for local cannabis businesses. The state’s Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) will award $10 million to qualifying jurisdictions by June 30 as part of a growing movement to repair social harms done by the…

Michigan governor eliminates health care marijuana licensing board

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is abolishing the board that considers medical cannabis licenses, a decision she based on the group’s struggle to make timely decisions. A new body – the Marijuana Regulatory Agency – will conduct the licensing for both the medical cannabis market and the state’s emerging recreational marijuana program, the Detroit Free Press…

Clinical cannabis income kick off in North Dakota

North Dakota’s first medical marijuana dispensary opened for business Friday in a Fargo mini-mall, but potential customer numbers remain relatively low. The state began accepting applications in October from residents for medical marijuana cards, but only 122 people were certified as of this week, according to state regulators. North Dakota expects that number to climb…

Report: Need could overwhelm growers if Illinois legalizes adult-use cannabis

A new report predicts Illinois’ 16 licensed marijuana cultivators would be able to supply just 35%-54% of demand if recreational marijuana is legalized, underscoring the potential size of the state’s adult-use market. According to the report commissioned by Illinois legislators, annual demand could top 550,000 pounds of cannabis if the state OKs adult-use marijuana, the…

Mold, labeling faults result in rash of hashish remembers in Canada

A number of cannabis recalls over labeling errors and mold is a sign that the federal health department’s regulatory oversight is working, an industry representative said. Seven notices involving cannabis have been posted to Health Canada’s recall portal since Oct. 17, representing a fraction of the overall production. No recall notices were posted in the…

Grownup-use hashish expenses go ahead in three states and other prime...

Adult-use cannabis bills move ahead in three states and other top stories from the week ending March 1 (SLIDESHOW) is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs