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Coronavirus, Essential Businesses, and the Cannabis Industry

Coronavirus, Essential Businesses, and the Cannabis Industry

Last updated 4/06/20 Are dispensaries considered essential businesses during the coronavirus pandemic? During the current coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic, many government agencies have implemented stay-at-home or “Shelter in Place” orders, and are only allowing essential businesses to stay open. As part of those orders, some initially categorized cannabis and dispensaries as non-essential, but quickly reversed [...]

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Cannabis Deliveries: Tops Changes Coming to Colorado & Massachusetts

Cannabis Deliveries: Tops Changes Coming to Colorado & Massachusetts

Written by Luke Ewing and Michael Williamson Cannabis Delivery Tops Changes Coming to Colorado & Massachusetts Two additional states with adult-use cannabis markets  will be introducing programs allowing cannabis home deliveries to patients and consumers in 2020. Colorado, which first allowed adult-use consumption in 2013, and Massachusetts, which introduced a recreational program in 2019, will [...]

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Simplifya’s MED Rulemaking Wishlist

Simplifya’s MED Rulemaking Wishlist

As we’ve mentioned before, Colorado is about to usher in some big changes to its regulated cannabis industry. During the last legislative session, Colorado legislators passed bills that: Expanded the qualifying conditions for medical cannabis Legalized deliveries Legalized consumption lounges (also known as hospitality establishments) Took a stab at social equity by creating an accelerator […]

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2019 Cannabis Industry Developments: Tracking Cannabis Bills Part 2

2019 Cannabis Industry Developments: Tracking Cannabis Bills Part 2

Welcome to my second cannabis industry developments of 2019! In the second legislative roundup of 2019 we’ll look at the most significant cannabis bills that have been introduced in the following states: Colorado, California, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, Michigan, Florida, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. Scroll down to see a summary, the current status (as of 4/11/2019), and […]

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