CCMA Greenbrief April 20: Sen. Schumer Introduces Federal Decriminalization Measure… SoCal Cannabis Cup Denied Permit For 4/20 Event… City of Sacramento Plans Compliance Inspections at 4/20 Events…

CCMA Political greenBrief Thursday, April 20, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader Planning To Introduce A Bill Decriminalize Marijuana At The Federal Level. “The legislation is long overdue based on, you know, a bunch of different facts. I’ve seen too many people’s lives ruined because they had small ...
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CCMA Greenbrief April 19: CA Cannabis Banking Bill Passes First Obstacle… High Taxes Still Impeding The Legal Cannabis Market… Cities Brace for 420 Celebrations…

CCMA Political greenBrief Thursday, April 19, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org ​ Senator Bob Hertzberg, Author Of SB 930 To Create A State Charter For Privately Financed Banks. “We’re not trying to exaggerate how bad it is, but we’ve definitely realized just how much of the market is not being served by legally licensed outlets. We’re seeing ...
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CCMA Greenbrief April 18: BCC Warns Licensees To Avoid Illegal 4/20 Events… President Trump Says MMJ-Friendly States Won’t Be Targeted By Feds… New Study Says Pot Legalization Lowers Crime Rates…

CCMA Political greenBrief Wednesday, April 18, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org     President Donald Trump And AG Jeff Sessions Sit Together As Trump Takes Lead In Supporting Legalized Marijuana    “By supporting this law, President Trump has arguably done more to advance the growth of the regulated cannabis industry than any ...
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CCMA Greenbrief April 17: Marijuana Insurers Drop From Market After Removal Of Cole Memo…Cannabis Industry Looking For Alternatives To Banking… Pot Incarceration Might Not Be As High As We Think…

CCMA Political greenBrief Tuesday, April 17, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org “It’s no secret that America’s jails are overcrowded; Speaker Boehner’s point was that the incarceration of nonviolent individuals for possession of small amounts of cannabis is contributing to the overcrowding problem and that adjusting our laws to reflect ...
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CCMA Greenbrief April 16: 1 In 7 CA Cities Allow Recreational Marijuana…Trump Over-Ruled AG Jeff Sessions To Crack Down On Pot … Cops Tell Drivers What To Expect On 4/20 …

CCMA Political greenBrief Monday, April 16, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org San Diego Police Officer Emilio Rodriguez Uses A Portable Drug Analyzer In March 2018 To Test Impaired Drivers.  “It would be unwise for Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions to try to shut down lawful dispensaries. It’s legal. People want it. Our growth is going through ...
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CCMA Greenbrief April 12: Former Speaker Of The House Reverses Long Time Views On Pot… Ventura County Still Prosecuting Medical Marijuana Users .. Pot For Pets, Cannabis Moves Into Animal Industry…

  CCMA Political greenBrief Thursday, April 12, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org John Boehner, Former House Speaker Reflected On His Career During An Interview.  “I’m convinced de-scheduling the drug is needed so we can do research, help our veterans, and reverse the opioid epidemic ravaging our communities.” John A. Boehner, the speaker of ...
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CCMA Greenbrief December 1: CCMA Greenbrief December 1: 66 Lawmakers Urge Feds to Protect States’ MMJ Programs as Sessions Hints at Recreational Crackdown… Pay Taxes Before Applying for Permits, CA Tells Cannabusinesses…

  Political greenBrief Friday, December 1, 2017 Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) addresses NORML members   “It’s my view that the use of marijuana is detrimental and we should not give encouragement in any way to it. And it represents a federal violation which is in the law and is subject to being enforced, and our […]
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CCMA Greenbrief November 29: CA Regulators Impose Strict THC Limit on Edibles… West Hollywood Braces for Rec Sales… Veterans Are Key as States OK Medical Cannabis for PTSD…

  Political greenBrief Wednesday, November 29, 2017 West Hollywood’s well on its way to having permitted recreational weed shops, smoking lounges, and delivery services operating within its boundaries “We know for a fact that the U.S. government knows that cannabis cannot be legally classified as a Schedule I drug, the requirements for ...
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CCMA Greenbrief November 28: Cannabis Dispensaries to Pay Taxes Before Getting Seller’s Permit… Sacramento City Council to Make Easier for Minority Business Owners to Claim a Stake in Cannabis Industry… SF Confront Its Drug Enforcement History…

  Political greenBrief Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Marin Alliance for Medical Marijuana Founder Lynnette Shaw (left) confers with Alexander “Sasha” Liapin “For decades, the war on drugs has had consequential impacts on communities of color in San Francisco, the impacts of this disproportionality are acutely felt today: poverty, education ...
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CCMA Greenbrief November 27: Rural CA Struggles with Pot Grows as Legalization Looms… CA Cannabis Industry to Generate Billions of Dollars, Banking Is a Concern… ND Startup Is Striving to Be the Amazon of the Cannabis Industry…

  Political greenBrief Monday, November 27, 2017 David Burr removes leaves on marijuana plants to allow more light for growth at Essence Vegas’ 54,000-square-foot marijuana cultivation facility in Las Vegas, Nevada “There are people in real pain. There are people who are literally dying and the best thing we can do is give them some ...
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