The Week in Weed: July 19, 2019


Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday appear at what’s taking place in the globe of legalized marijuana.

Now that the public comment period for the Meals and Drug Administration’s new CBD guidelines has closed, the agency is organizing to release regulations by late summer time or early fall of this year.  Any clarity for this sector would be welcome news certainly.

California may possibly beat the FDA to the punch on CBD laws, as a bill permitting the use of CBD in meals, drugs and cosmetics is generating its way by way of the legislature.  It enjoys bipartisan help and is anticipated to pass.

Two weeks ago, we reported on a Senate bill to encourage investigation on CBD and marijuana investigation.  Not to be outdone, the Property has introduced a related piece of legislation.

In other federal news, the Senate Banking committee is scheduled to hold hearings on cannabis banking subsequent week.  Watch this space for much more specifics!

You will recall that lack of banking services is causing complications for West Virginia’s health-related marijuana sector.  The state is now going to attempt once more to come across service providers.

Meanwhile, in Utah, there’s been a delay in announcing the winners of the state’s health-related marijuana licenses.  Rather of this week, applicants will have to wait till the finish of the month.

We’ve got two news things from New Hampshire this week.  Each involve the state’s governor, Chris Sununu.  Very first, he rejected a health-related marijuana expansion bill, and second, he signed a bill permitting these with prior convictions for possession of little amounts of cannabis to have these convictions annulled.

Ultimately, in what has been described as “a standard Vermont story,” an individual has planted 34 cannabis plants in the Vermont statehouse garden.  The plants will be removed, but law enforcement has decided not to pursue a criminal case.

See you subsequent week!


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