In California, almost 4% of the state marijuana business permits remain suspended weeks after regulators put more than 400 in limbo for not participating in mandatory track-and-trace system training. As of last week, approximately 277 licenses are “a combination of businesses not in operation or not in the (track-and-trace) system," according to a spokesman for the BCC.
An error in Colorado’s marijuana track and trace system caused incorrect testing information to be displayed on products, leading to recalls over concerns about yeast and mold. According to the recall notice, a METRC software update conducted between October 21 and November 13 caused a glitch in the system, resulting in nine contaminated batches of marijuana flower and trim being sent to dispensaries around the state.
In Oregon, the November 2019 Commission meeting audio is now available from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission.
Maine is planning to implement cannabis testing in phases. The state would require testing for potency, mold, harmful microbes and filth right away; pesticides, residual solvents and heavy metals would be added in the second year. A staggered rollout gives labs time to become certified and licensed and grow with the industry, said Erik Gundersen, the director of the OMP.
The Economic Development Committee is holding a public meeting on Nov 26 to discuss draft retail marijuana regulations and accept public comments. The Health and Human Services memo and attachments can be found here.
Michigan regulators will hold a public meeting on marijuana issues on December 9th. The purpose of this public meeting is to hear complaints and receive the views of the public on MRA’s administration of the authorities, powers, duties, functions and responsibilities granted under the states marijuana statutes.
On December 1st, Michigan will fully embrace cannabis legalization as adult use sales officially begin.
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