Dentons: Cannabis Group Weekly Alert – August 2019 #3

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New Mexico Judge Bryan Biedscheid issued a landmark ruling allowing out-of-state residents to purchase cannabis through the state’s medical cannabis program provided they have a reciprocal medical cannabis license. The partnership will focus on researching the effects of medical cannabis on treating chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, through the International Phytomedicines and Medical Cannabis Institute. The city council unanimously approved a resolution allowing consumers at The Fairbanks Cut to consume cannabis on-site as part of the state’s recreational cannabis program. A Michigan working group tasked with overseeing implementation of the state’s recreational cannabis law has begun producing recommendations. House Judiciary Chairman Jerrod Nadler (D-NY) wrote to NORML members asking for grassroots support for his cannabis legislation, the MORE Act.

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This week:

The National Credit Union Administration affirms that credit unions may provide financial services to hemp businesses. Ballot initiative campaigns to approve adult-use and medical cannabis, respectively, moved closer to appearing on the 2020 ballot in Arizona and Idaho, while a similar effort to put the issue of adult-use cannabis to Ohio voters has met with legal challenges from the State Election Board. Australia may soon become a leading cannabis exporter after Greenfield MC and Emerald Plants Health Source announced they will form a joint venture to provide cannabis to the Asia-Pacific market.

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