The Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency shut down Iron Laboratory after it was discovered that they had conducted faulty testing for pesticide and mold in its cannabis products. Iron Labs failed to report these results to the state. This leaves the state with five licensed marijuana testing facilities, instead of six.  “Respondent lacks integrity, moral character Read More

Image via Billboard.com Rohan Marley and Colorado-based dispensary Lightshade have officially applied to open a dispensary in Montclair, New Jersey, according to NorthJersey.com. Cannabis was a major part of his late father Bob Marley’s spiritual practice in the Rastafarian faith. Rohan stated that his family in Jamaica has advocated for the medical benefits of marijuana.  Read More

Earlier this year, The World Health Organization published its first marijuana review. They stirred things up when they mentioned placing cannabis in a less restrictive schedule of the 1961 United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. The Food and Drug Administration reopened the comment period in response to the WHO’s recommendation. The Control Act of Read More

Have you ever thought your iPhone was spying on you? It probably has been. It’s been reported that Apple allowed human contractors to have access to Siri commands. These practices have compromised the company’s efforts to remain a trusted steward of privacy. Apple is now promising to make changes. Apple apologized in a blog post, Read More

New York state will expunge the records of those with low-level marijuana charges. The new law was passed in June and took effect on Wednesday August 28th, 2019. Under the new law, 10,872 people in New York City will automatically have their records wiped clean of marijuana convictions. It is said that an additional 13,357 people will see marijuana convictions Read More

Clark County District Court Judge Elizabeth Gonzales issued an injunction August 23, 2019, creating an issue in licensing for newer Cannabis shops, many of which were issued in 2018. This injunction stops Nevada state from performing final inspections for any licensees who didn’t provide clear identification as to who is an officer of the company.  Read More

In February 2018, Weedmaps received a cease and desist letter from the Bureau of Cannabis Control. The letter stated that the company was breaking state laws by advertising unlicensed dispensaries on it’s platform.  In response, Weedmaps evaded the orders by stating it is protected under Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency act. Section 23o Read More