Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation Releases Proposed Regulations for Medical Cannabis

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Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation Releases Proposed Regulations for Medical Cannabis

Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation

BUZ INVESTORS PRESS RELEASE  Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation (BMCR) today announced that its proposed licensing regulations for medical cannabis have been posted and the 45-day public comment period is now underway.

“The proposed licensing regulations for medical cannabis are the result of countless hours of research, stakeholder outreach, informational sessions and pre-regulatory meetings all across the state,” BMCR Chief Lori Ajax said. “And while we have done quite a bit of work and heard from thousands of people, there is still so much more to do. In order to make our program successful we still need your feedback.”

Individuals interested in reviewing the medical regulations for licensing dispensaries, distribution and transporters can do so by clicking here. You can also find the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and the Initial Statement of Reasons. At this site you will also find cultivation regulations, as well as manufacturing regulations for medical cannabis.



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Part of today’s announcement includes the news of four public hearings for the purpose of public comment on the proposed medical licensing regulations. The Bureau encourages all interested stakeholders to review the proposed regulations and come to a hearing near you to provide feedback. Hearing dates and locations are as follows:

June 1, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Adorni Center
1011 Waterfront Drive, Eureka, CA 95501

June 8, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Junipero Serra Building
320 W. Fourth Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

June 9, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Department of Consumer Affairs, Hearing Room, S-102
1625 North Market Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95834

June 13, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
King Library, Second Floor
150 E. San Fernando Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Those who wish to provide feedback and are unable to attend one of the four listed sessions above, can get involved in the regulatory process by following the steps outlined here – http://www.bmcr.ca.gov/about_us/documents/17-065_public_comment.pdf.

There is currently budget trailer bill language designed to align the Medical Cannabis Safety and Regulation Act with Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. If that bill passes, the bureau will withdraw these proposed regulations and propose a new set of regulations consistent with changes in the law.

However, public comments on the regulations published today are still very important.

“Many of the provisions in the licensing regulations published today will carry over to new regulations if the trailer bill passes,” said Chief Ajax. “Public comment now will provide valuable information and guide our efforts when crafting any new regulations.”

Beginning a little more than a year ago, the Bureau kicked off its outreach efforts with nine informational sessions in locations all around the state. Those sessions were followed up last Fall by eight pre-regulatory stakeholder meetings with discussions centering around issues related to general licensing requirements, and specific concepts related to the regulation of medical cannabis dispensaries, distributors and transporters. The feedback from those sessions can be reviewed here – http://www.bmcr.ca.gov/meetings/summaries.shtml.

For additional information about BMCR, or to subscribe to email alerts to hear about updates as they become available, please visit our website – http://www.bmcr.ca.gov/.

In 2015, the Legislature passed and the Governor signed into law three bills (Assembly Bills 243 and 266, and Senate Bill 643) that create a licensing and regulatory framework for medical cannabis through the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act. It is anticipated that the regulations will be developed by January 1, 2018. On November 8, 2016, the Control, Regulate, and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) was passed by voters as Proposition 64. AUMA legalizes the adult use of cannabis by persons 21 years of age and older.

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BUZ INVESTORS self-driving car Business Insider's Kif Leswing posted full details on the seven tests that an Apple driver must pass to operate

Apple asks California to change proposed self-driving car testing policies

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Apple asks California to change proposed self-driving car testing policies

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BUZ INVESTORS   self-driving car testing Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has asked California regulators to make changes in the state’s proposed policies on self-driving cars, the latest sign the company is pursuing driverless car technology, according to a Reuters report yesterday.

AAPL filed its suggestions three days after the state said it would review comments before deciding whether to make changes to the policy that aims to allow companies to test vehicles without traditional steering wheels and controls or human back-up drivers.




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Although it has never openly acknowledged it is looking into building a car, AAPL secured a permit earlier this month to test autonomous vehicles in California.

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) was among other companies that also filed comments suggesting changes, saying California would “stifle innovation” if it barred testing of autonomous vehicle that weigh 10K lbs. or more.

Others filing comments in response to California’s request were Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) self-driving car unit Waymo, Ford (NYSE:F), Toyota (NYSE:TM) and Uber (Private:UBER).

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BUZ INVESTORS PRESS RELEASE TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE) today announced a proposed public offering of its common stock.

TrueCar Announces Proposed Public Offering

TrueCar Announces Proposed Public Offering

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BUZ INVESTORS PRESS RELEASE  TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE) today announced a proposed public offering of its common stock.  TrueCar (TRUE) expects to offer 1,000,000 shares of common stock in the offering and certain existing stockholders of the company are expected to offer 7,500,000 shares in the offering.  TrueCar and the selling stockholders are expected to grant the underwriters’ a 30-day option to purchase up to a total of 1,275,000 additional shares at the public offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions.  TrueCar will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares by the selling stockholders. The final terms of the offering will depend on market and other conditions at the time of pricing, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed.

Goldman, Sachs & Co. and J.P. Morgan are acting as lead book-running managers for the offering, and RBC Capital Markets and JMP Securities are acting as book-running managers for the offering. B. Riley and Co., Craig-Hallum Capital Group, Stephens Inc. and Loop Capital Markets are acting as co-managers.



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The proposed offering is being made pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 that was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on February 6, 2017.  This proposed offering may only be made by means of a prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus. A preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus related to the proposed offering have been filed with the SEC and may be obtained by visiting EDGAR on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov, or, when available, by contacting Goldman, Sachs & Co., Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone: (266) 471-2526, or by email at prospectus-ny@gs.com; or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, telephone: (866) 803-9204, or by email at prospectus-eq_fi@jpmchase.com.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About TrueCar

TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRUE) is a digital automotive marketplace that provides comprehensive pricing transparency about what other people paid for their cars and enables consumers to engage with TrueCar Certified Dealers who are committed to providing a superior purchase experience. TrueCar operates its own branded site and its nationwide network of more than 14,000 Certified Dealers also powers car-buying programs for some of the largest U.S. membership and service organizations, including USAA, AARP, American Express, AAA and Sam’s Club. Over one third of all new car buyers engage with the TrueCar network during their purchasing process. TrueCar is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, with offices in San Francisco and Austin, Texas.




BUZ INVESTORS Proposed Cannabis Legislation Lexaria Bioscience Corp (LXRP)(CSE:LXX) (the “Company”, “Lexaria”) welcomes the newly proposed Canadian legislation designed

$LXRP Welcomes Canada’s Proposed Cannabis Legislation

Lexaria Welcomes Canada’s Proposed Cannabis Legislation

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BUZ INVESTORS Proposed Cannabis Legislation Lexaria Bioscience Corp (LXRP)(CSE:LXX) (the “Company”, “Lexaria”) welcomes the newly proposed Canadian legislation designed to allow for adult legal access to Cannabis (the “Cannabis Act”). In line with the Cannabis Act’s objective to protect public health and public safety, powerful demographic and lifestyle forces are trending away from both the harmful effects related to inhalational dosing (smoking/vaping) and from edibles with high sugar & fat content.
The Cannabis Act provides the opportunity for Canada to craft the safest and most responsible cannabis production and consumption framework in the world, especially with respect to consistent and reliable dosing formats that technology such as Lexaria’s enables in modern edible formats. The Cannabis Act prohibits second hand smoke and second hand vapours from inhaled cannabis use, consistent with existing federal legislation that prohibits second hand cigarette smoke. It is also in everyone’s best interest to support the consumer shift away from the high sugar, high fat, inconsistent and unpredictable effectiveness and onset-times associated with edible product formats endemic in other adult-use cannabis markets.



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Lexaria’s patented technology — currently subject to collaborative examination together with Canada’s National Research Council — is strongly supportive of macro trends by embracing edible cannabis formats with zero added sugar, and lower micro-dosage unit sizes. Micro dosing of 10mg and even as little as 5mg of THC is rapidly gaining popularity in other legal cannabis jurisdictions that mandate micro dosing edible formats as a more responsible way of consuming cannabis, without creating issues of second hand smoke or second hand vapour for non-consumers. Micro dosing tends to lead to lower overall levels of consumption with reduced likelihood of overconsumption.

“Modern technology allows for safer, more consistent and less obtrusive methods of cannabis use than ever before,” says Chris Bunka, CEO of Lexaria. “We have a once in a lifetime opportunity to support consumer health trends in the cannabis world through advanced delivery techniques unlike anything available even five years ago. I hope to see Canada lead the world in embracing public health in the cannabis sector.”

While utilizing Lexaria’s technology, both in vitro and human biomarker studies point to significantly higher cannabinoid absorption and quicker & and more consistent onset of effects than can be achieved with conventional edible preparations. Further consumer focus studies conducted by Lexaria licensees have reported a more pleasurable, faster acting and predictable experience.

Through a patented process that combines cannabinoids with natural delivery enhancers at a molecular level, Lexaria’s technology is believed to alter the absorption pathway of cannabinoids within the human body (designed to bypass first-pass liver filtration when desired for more rapid onset of effectiveness). More efficient and effective absorption of cannabinoids has been shown, while simultaneously masking and even eliminating inherent strong flavours and odors typical of cannabis extracts, avoiding the need for added sugar and fat. Lexaria’s technology was conceived to allow for the creation of edible product formats that mirror as closely as possible the potency and onset of effectiveness associated with inhalational dosing without its unwanted effects. Lexaria is thrilled to have the opportunity to lead advancements in bio-availability and speed & predictability of onset for health-conscious consumers.

About Lexaria

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. is a food biosciences company with a proprietary technology for improved delivery of bioactive compounds. The Company’s lipophilic enhancement technology has been shown to enhance the bioavailability of orally ingested cannabinoids, while also masking taste. This technology promotes healthy ingestion methods, lower overall dosing and higher effectiveness in active molecule delivery. The Company’s technology is patent-protected for cannabidiol (CBD) and all other non-psychoactive cannabinoids, and patent-pending for Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), other psychoactive cannabinoids, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), nicotine and other molecules.Like up on FACEBOOK


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Buz Investors PUBLIC SERVICES, IMPROVE PATIENT CARE The Manitoba government is introducing companion pieces of legislation to protect the front-line services relied upon by Manitoba families, deliver better patient care through necessary

PROVINCE INTRODUCES PROPOSED LEGISLATION THAT WOULD PROTECT SUSTAINABILITY OF PUBLIC SERVICES, IMPROVE PATIENT CARE

 PUBLIC SERVICES, IMPROVE PATIENT CARE

Buz Investors PUBLIC SERVICES, IMPROVE PATIENT CARE The Manitoba government is introducing companion pieces of legislation to protect the front-line services relied upon by Manitoba families, deliver better patient care through necessary

Buz Investors  PUBLIC SERVICES, IMPROVE PATIENT CARE  The Manitoba government is introducing companion pieces of legislation to protect the front-line services relied upon by Manitoba families, deliver better patient care through necessary reform and bargaining unit restructuring, and guard against tax increases, Finance Minister Cameron Friesen and Health, Seniors and Active Living Minister Kelvin Goertzen announced today.

“Our government inherited serious financial challenges and unsustainable expenditure growth,” said Friesen.  “It is clear that the status quo is not working and that ignoring the problem for years had put Manitoba on a path toward record deficits that threatened our province’s ability to sustain frontline services for Manitobans.”




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In seven of the past eight years, expenditures in Manitoba have exceeded revenues by a significant amount, leaving Manitoba on track to nearly double the province’s deficit to $1.7 billion by 2019, Friesen noted.

The minister noted the proposed legislation is part of a multi-faceted and ongoing approach to ensure the sustainability of front-line services across the public sector.  Early efforts focused on a complete reorganization of government departments and reducing the size of cabinet.  The next step involved a more responsive and effective management approach, to reduce a top-heavy structure initially in the civil service through streamlining and consolidation, a process that now continues across the broader public sector, Friesen said.

The minister noted Manitoba’s government continues to focus on sustaining and improving front-line services through greater consistency and certainty around public sector compensation costs while at the same time enabling better and more consistent patient care.  This legislation follows extensive pre-budget consultations with Manitobans and continuing dialogue with union leaders, he noted.  Other consultative work nears completion, through expert reviews of both Manitoba’s fiscal situation and the province’s health-care sustainability objectives.

Proposed new legislation called the public services sustainability act would:
• respect existing collective bargaining agreements and support meaningful collective bargaining;
• establish a rolling four-year sustainability period, beginning at the expiration of existing collective agreements, which establishes a framework for future increases to public sector compensation levels and fee payments for physicians that would set out limits on increases as follows:
– in the first two years of the sustainability period, unionized and non-unionized public sector employees receive no pay increase;
– in the third year, a maximum increase of 0.75 percent; and
– in the fourth year, a maximum increase of 1.0 percent.
• encourage employers and unions to jointly find ongoing cost savings which can be returned to Manitoba citizens; and
• adopt a balanced and measured approach, by:
– retaining increases resulting from promotions and periodic or performance-based increases within an established pay range;
– not affecting pensions; and
– not imposing wage rollbacks or unpaid days off.

The minister indicated the legislation would apply to an estimated 120,000 employees, bargaining unit employees and non-represented employees of: the government and its agencies, health organizations, financial reporting organizations, child and family service authorities and agencies, universities, colleges, independent offices, the legislative assembly, political staff and school divisions/districts.  The four-year sustainability period, and the percentage limits on pay increases for employees during that period, would also apply to physicians and other health professionals who receive payments under The Health Services Insurance Act, he noted.

Judges, judicial justices of the peace and masters, as well as other levels of government, including municipalities, would not be included within the scope of the legislation.

“Our government has been engaged for many weeks in a dialogue with union leadership and we remain committed to meaningful consultation with organized labour,” said Friesen.  “While we have not been able to agree on all issues, we have listened and considered the views of all those around the table.  We believe this legislation is a fair compromise that will allow us to achieve the sustainability of services that Manitobans expect through greater expenditure management, while preserving respect for the collective bargaining process.”

Accompanying legislation is also being introduced which would enable the restructuring of bargaining units to improve patient care while ongoing discussions with health-care unions continue, Goertzen said.

“There are currently more than 180 different bargaining units and collective agreements in the health-care sector,” said Goertzen.  “This reality adds administrative burdens and makes it challenging to ensure integrated, quality care for patients across our province’s health-care system.  The proposed legislation sets out a framework for us to significantly reduce the number of bargaining units and increase the flexibility necessary to improve the quality and consistency of patient care across Manitoba.  Our ongoing discussions with unions will continue, as we mutually explore additional opportunities for further improvements.”

Minister Goertzen noted the proposed legislation would enable changes that could be phased in over time, and emphasized that following the completion of the Health System Sustainability and Innovation Review and further discussions with health-care unions, additional information could be taken into consideration.

Proposed new legislation called the health sector bargaining unit review act would include:
• appointing a commissioner to oversee bargaining unit restructuring;
• designating employers organizations to enable the streamlining of bargaining units within each region and in particular, within the Winnipeg health region, which currently has 113 bargaining units;
• designating an employer bargaining representative with exclusive jurisdiction to bargain in order to ensure consistency in collective bargaining across all employers organizations and provincewide health employers including Diagnostic Services Manitoba and CancerCare Manitoba;
• reducing the number of bargaining units from 182 to less than 50 and set out relevant factors to be considered – beginning with operational efficiency and the promotion of health-care delivery – to ensure employees are grouped within the appropriate bargaining unit;
• enabling employees to choose which bargaining agent will represent them by requiring fair and democratic representation votes to be held where there is more than one union eligible;
• allowing seniority and service recognition to be portable, from the existing bargaining unit to the new bargaining unit, and ensure that changes in bargaining units would not constitute termination of employment;
• defining the appropriate bargaining units for each region and each provincewide health employer; nurses, physicians, medical residents, physician assistants and clinical assistants, professional/technical/paramedical employees, facility support employees and community support employees; and
• setting out a process for concluding a revised collective agreement.

“Pay and benefits represent approximately 73 percent of the province’s total health budget,” said Goertzen.  “When you take into consideration the fact that the health budget makes up nearly half of Manitoba’s total provincial budget it is obvious that we have a unique opportunity before us to work together to improve patient care while ensuring the long-term sustainability of our province’s health-care system for all Manitobans.”

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Buz Investors WV Bill on Money Laundering The West Virginia legislature has included cryptocurrency in a list of monetary instruments subject to a proposed bill defining criminal penalties for money laundering offenses.

Cryptocurrency Included in Proposed WV Bill on Money Laundering Crimes

Cryptocurrency Included in Proposed WV Bill on Money Laundering Crimes

Buz Investors WV Bill on Money Laundering The West Virginia legislature has included cryptocurrency in a list of monetary instruments subject to a proposed bill defining criminal penalties for money laundering offenses.

Buz Investors WV Bill on Money Laundering  The West Virginia legislature has included cryptocurrency in a list of monetary instruments subject to a proposed bill defining criminal penalties for money laundering offenses. The bill, titled Creating felony crime of conducting financial transactions involving proceeds of criminal activity, has a total of eleven sponsors – ten Republicans and one Democrat, and is currently being reviewed by the House Judiciary Committee.

According to the text of the bill, digital currency would be one of the “monetary instruments” subject to the proposed law’s provisions. The bill’s full definition of those monetary instruments defines them as:





 

 

 

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WV Bill on Money Laundering

 

“[C]oin or currency of the United States or of any other country, travelers’ checks, personal checks, bank checks, gift cards, prepaid credit cards, money orders, cryptocurrency, investment securities in bearer form or otherwise in such form that title thereto passes upon delivery, and negotiable instruments in bearer form or otherwise in such form that title thereto passes upon delivery.”

The proposed law would forbid money laundering through financial transactions, as well as the transportation, transmission, or transfer of any proceeds derived from criminal activity. Those found guilty of knowingly committing those acts could face fines as high as $25,000 and incarceration in a state correctional facility for up to fifteen years. The bill’s language also includes provisions enabling the state to seize the assets used in those illicit transactions and transfers.



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NC Industrial Hemp Commission Set to Finalize Proposed Rules and Regulations on Growing Industrial Hemp in North Carolina

$HEMP Commission Set to Finalize Proposed Rules and Regulations

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NC Industrial Hemp Commission Set to Finalize Proposed Rules and Regulations on Growing Industrial Hemp in North Carolina

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Hemp, Inc. executives say the spring planting of industrial hemp is contingent on how soon NCIHC finalizes the rules and regulations. However, now that the rules are, at least, on the table “the Commission can go full speed ahead,” said Bruce Perlowin, CEO of Hemp, Inc. ( OTC : HEMP ). “I believe North Carolina is poised to be the leading hemp growing state in North America and am confident that as the hemp market develops, farmers will see this as a viable alternative crop. Right now, more than 30 nations grow industrial hemp as an agricultural commodity. Once hemp is de-scheduled and removed from the Controlled Substances Act, I believe the tables will turn and the U.S. could be the largest exporter of hemp instead of the largest importer. Moreover, Hemp, Inc. has the infrastructure in place to process hemp on a large scale.”

To see 1-minute daily video updates (from Hemp, Inc. CEO Bruce Perlowin) on the final phases of completion of Hemp, Inc.’s 70,000 square foot industrial hemp processing facility and milling operation and other developments, click here. (Remember to scroll down to see the other videos of this historical event of building an American industrial hemp processing facility and factory from the ground up.)

With the country’s largest industrial hemp processing facility and milling operation underway, Hemp, Inc. ( OTC PINK : HEMP ) is strategically positioned as the leader of the re-emerging industrial hemp industry to process industrial hemp and manufacture products made from hemp, as well as Lost Circulation Material (LCM) and other absorbent materials. Hemp, Inc. has also established “The Hemp University” to cover topics such as hemp cultivar strains, agronomy, permaculture, and more which will be taught by experts and specialist from all over the country.

To see 1-minute daily video updates (from Hemp, Inc. CEO Bruce Perlowin) on the final phases of completion of Hemp, Inc.’s 70,000 square foot industrial hemp processing facility and milling operation and other developments, click here. (Remember to scroll down to see the other videos of this historical event of building an American industrial hemp processing facility and factory from the ground up.)

The Hemp University has been established to educate its attendees on key topics such as transitioning from traditional farming to organic farming, different hemp cultivar strains, how and where to get certified seeds, planting and harvesting industrial hemp, an in depth history of hemp and its many uses, agronomy, permaculture, ecological advantages and many more courses with an ever expanding curriculum. Hemp, Inc. ( OTC : HEMP ) has secured an outstanding lineup of experts from at least a dozen states all over the country, including New York, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Nevada, Colorado, Oregon and Kentucky.

For those interested in attending, teaching, touring the hemp field and hemp processing facility or showcasing your company’s hemp products, at The Hemp University, visit www.thehempuniversity.com.

David Schmitt, COO of Hemp, Inc.’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Industrial Hemp Manufacturing, LLC, which houses the 70,000 square-foot processing facility in Spring Hope, North Carolina, said the milling portion of the facility should be operational very soon. “We have all the machinery wired. Once the county rep comes out to do the final inspection, we’ll be able to power up the transformer. I’m fairly confident we’ll be able to do this very soon. This will be huge for the company.”