West Virginia Announces Dispensary Licenses, California Approves Cannabis Banking Regulations: Week in Review

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<![CDATA[This week, the West Virginia Office of Medical Cannabis announced the winners of the state’s medical cannabis dispensary licenses. Elsewhere, in California, the Office of Administrative Law approved proposed emergency regulations to allow cannabis businesses to access banking services.Here, we’ve rounded up the top 10 headlines you need to know before this week is over.West Virginia: The Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) announced the winners of the state’s medical cannabis dispensary licenses this week. Patient registration opened shortly after, on Feb. 3. Read moreNew Jersey: The New Jersey Assembly Community Development and Affairs Committee has voted to advance a new adult-use compromise bill, lawmakers’ second attempt to pass an adult-use implementation bill that Gov. Phil Murphy will sign into law. Murphy refused to sign an earlier version of adult-use legislation until lawmakers added penalties for underage cannabis use, but that attempt at a “cleanup bill” fell apart when Black lawmakers voiced opposition to the proposal, arguing that the penalties outlined in the legislation would disproportionately impact minorities. Read moreIdaho: Lawmakers have voted to advance a joint resolution that would implement a constitutional ban on cannabis. The proposed constitutional amendment would ban all psychoactive drugs that are not already legal in Idaho, but the list of banned substances could be adjusted if drugs are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Read moreMinnesota: House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler reintroduced an adult-use cannabis legalization bill alongside other Democrat lawmakers Feb. 1. Winkler’s proposal would expunge past cannabis convictions; direct funds to public health awareness campaigns, youth access prevention and substance abuse treatment; provide grants, loans, technical assistance and training for businesses; require the testing and labeling of medical cannabis products; place restrictions on product packaging based on dosage size; and allow home cultivation. Read moreVirginia: An adult-use legalization bill is moving…

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