Cannabis News Box

DEA releases long-awaited regulations for research cannabis supply expansion

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/dea-rescheduling-the-drea_b_11819632

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 20, 2020

A joyous occasion was celebrated by cannabis researchers in the United States last month, when the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) published draft rules for the supply expansion of research-grade cannabis. It's been a tedious wait for researchers, who've been anticipating the announcement for fo...

New Jersey company ordered by court to repay medical cannabis costs

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 27, 2020

A medical cannabis consumer in New Jersey who was unfairly treated by his former employers could be on the receiving end of compensation any day now. This is according to a ruling announced on January 13, when Vincent Hagar was told by Superior Court Judge Heidi Willis Currier that he had won his cas...

Transparency relating to cross-ownership of financial interests is “inadequate,” says Canadian cannabis regulator

https://www.commdiginews.com/business-2/cannabis-act-canada-passes-103563/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 2, 2019

Recommendations to improve Canada’s cannabis industry transparency were recently published by regulatory bodies spread across seven provinces. Growth of the industry – which blossomed in October 2018 following the passing of Bill C-45 – has caused a number of transparency issues to crop up relatio...

Despite legalization, the CBD and hemp industries are facing discrimination

https://hightimes.com/news/indiana-finally-legalize-cbd-oil/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 21, 2019

The 2018 U.S. Farm Bill was expected to eliminate the uncertainty that enshrouds the hemp and CBD industries. In spite of it passing with President Donald Trump’s signature in December of last year, a great deal of discrimination still clouds the ambiguous legal CBD market. CBD (cannabidiol) is...

U.S. Supreme Court rejects 280E cannabis tax case filed by dispensary owners in Colorado

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 15, 2019

Entrepreneurs involved in the cannabis industry still face a number of obstacles, such as cannabis banking woes and tax burdens. For the owners of one medical cannabis dispensary in Colorado, confusion regarding IRS tax code 280E has cost them a hefty fee.  Breckenridge-based dispensary Alpenglow Botanicals w...

Cannabis legalization is a hot political topic in the U.S.

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 15, 2019

As the “Green Rush” continues to spread across the United States of America, it is clear that the political stance on cannabis legalization is metamorphosing. Globally, the market is estimated to be worth $55.8 billion by 2025 and the U.S. is forecasted to bulk-up its economy with $25 billion in cannabis revenue during the same time peri...

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