Harvest wants to regain Pennsylvania medical marijuana license

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Arizona-based Harvest Health & Recreation said it will challenge the decision by Pennsylvania regulators to revoke the license of a medical cannabis cultivation operation it recently acquired. Regulators refused to renew the permit of Agrimed Industries one month after a surprise state inspection found numerous violations, including nonfunctioning security cameras and the lack of records tracking the marijuana grown there. … Read More

Cannabis Canada: Aphria to Open First Pot Shop in Jamaica

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Aphria to open pot shop in Jamaica – at a legit, real location Aphria is opening a pot shop in Jamaica. The Leamington, Ont.-based cannabis producer said its Jamaican subsidiary Marigold Projects received a retail licence from the country’s Cannabis Licensing Authority to open its first store in Kingston this August. The company said it will open the doors to … Read More

DEA ordered to explain delay in acting on medical marijuana research applications

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A federal appellate court ordered the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to respond within a month to a lawsuit claiming that it’s unlawfully failed to act on medical cannabis research applications since 2016. Such research is critical to assessing public health benefits, which in turn could create additional industry opportunities. The order by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District … Read More

Pennsylvania regulators strip cultivator of medical cannabis license

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Pennsylvania regulators revoked the permit of one of the state’s medical cannabis cultivators for allegedly violating production and security regulations. The action against Agrimed Industries comes roughly a month after a surprise state inspection found numerous violations that raised concerns that some plants may have been diverted to the illicit market, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. Agrimed, which has 30 … Read More