Marijuana Friendly States Seek Meeting with USAG Sessions
Treasurers from some marijuana-friendly states have asked for a meeting with US Attorney General Sessions
US Marijuana Policy
State Treasurers from California, Illinois, Oregon, and Pennsylvania sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions last Thursday seeking a meeting in hopes of resolving conflicts between state and federal marijuana laws.
The state Treasurers are particularly concerned with about the lack of clarity for businesses and banks.
The absence of federal rules “leaves the industry and financial institutions in the dark,” the Treasurers said.
The Massachusetts state Cannabis Control Commission made it official last Thursday.
Prospective marijuana sellerrs can begin the process of applying for state licenses as of this Monday.
“Starting on April 2, prospective licensees may begin applying for Priority Certification as Registered Marijuana Dispensaries (RMD) or Economic Empowerment Applicants, which provides eligibility to apply for a marijuana establishment license on April 17. All other license types will start the application process on May 1 or June 1, depending on the category,” the commission announced Thursday. Retail stores will