CCMA Greenbrief May 1: CA Struggles With New License Regulations … Another Cannabis Cup Encounters Problems With City Ordinances… New Studies Show Cannabis Is A Treatment For Autism…

CCMA Political greenBrief Tuesday, May 1, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org Lori Ajax, Chief, Bureau of Cannabis Control “Part of the problem, I think, is that people wait until the last minute. I’m a procrastinator sometimes. I get it, so I’m not upset.”  Lori Ajax, BCC chief on cannabis applications  “Due to its ...
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CCMA Greenbrief April 30: Santa Barbara County Leads CA In Cultivation Permits… UC San Diego Secures Grant to Study MMJ for Autism Treatment… Legalization on MI’s November Ballot…

CCMA Political greenBrief Monday, April 30, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org Veterans Aaron Newsom (left) And Jason Sweatt’s (right) Grass Roots Movement Shares Health Benefits Of Marijuana  “I grew medical cannabis for myself in my spare bedroom. I didn’t tell anyone for at least a year, but when I finally told my mom and ...
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CCMA Greenbrief April 26: UC San Diego Takes Lead In Cannabis Research… Cannabis Banking Advocates Keep Pushing Forward With Legislation… Former Cop Shop Turned Pot Shop In CA…

CCMA Political greenBrief Thursday, April 26, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org Senator Bob Hertzberg, Moving Forward With SB 930 For Cannabis Banking “What I’m trying to do is get as much cash into vaults as possible. Get the government paid as much as possible and take as much public safety risk out of the system as possible.” Senator ...
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CCMA Greenbrief April 25: MedMen to Open on NYC’s 5th Ave… Fed’s Work On MMJ Research Bill Progresses… MMJ Rises As Pain Management Replacement Candidate…

CCMA Political greenBrief Wednesday, April 25, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte Agreed To Co-Sponsor A Bipartisan Bill To Make Medical Marijuana Research Easier. “We looked at it from a legal perspective, land use perspective and a legal perspective. From a legal perspective it is still illegal at a ...
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CCMA Greenbrief April 24: Consumers Still Leaning Towards Black Market Pot… CA Governor Candidate Wants To Help Not Hurt Cannabis Users… Medical Marijuana Can Help Opioid Addicts…

CCMA Political greenBrief Tuesday, April 24, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org   John Cox, A Businessman And A Republican Running For Governor, Answers A Question During A Debate In March In San Diego. “I’m suggesting that people who are addicted to substances, substance abuse, should get treated, they should not be incarcerated.” John ...
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CCMA Greenbrief April 23: Manufacturers in Los Angeles Still Waiting on Licenses… LAX Considers Amnesty Boxes for Legal Cannabis… Thousands Celebrate 4/20 In SF…

CCMA Political greenBrief Monday, April 23, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org   L.A. City Council President Herb Wesson Speaks Before a Vote On New Municipal Regulations. “Developing a field sobriety test for the drug is not going to be as simple as the ones we’ve been developing for alcohol. Because a lot of people have different baselines ...
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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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