Fresno Bee Asks Why Dispensaries Are Collecting Customer Data When It Isn’t A CA Statutory RequirementAnd... apparently asking the question of one dispensary constituted "harassment" whilst others would not serve any customer who didn't assent to having their details taken....

Dutch Bong Maker Claims Fla. Co. Ripped Its TrademarkLaw360 reports, "It was not what was being smoked in bongs sold by a South Florida company that landed it in federal court, but the water pipes themselves, which a European manufacturer and its United States licensee say wrongly bore their trademarks, according to a federal suit filed Friday."...

That Didn’t Last Long: Zimbabwe Puts Cannabis Program on HoldZimbabwe is backing off medical cannabis cultivation licensing plans after receiving wildly varied estimates from the 350 applicants interested in the program, the South African reports. Deputy Finance Minister Terrence Mukupe said that too many of the applications offered far different estimates for how much land would be required to grow cannabis and how much money could be made from the plots....

Today there are 177 known synthetic cannabinoids, only a small number of them explicitly illegal. Testing is expensive and time-consuming.Utah's Salt Lake Tribune highlights the the rise and rise of synthetic cannabis products and the appalling health results as well as the difficulty in prosecuting....

NZ Brewery Withdraws TM Application For The Word “Dank”The NZ Herald... Brewing giant Lion says it has withdrawn its trademark application for the word "dank"....

California Reduces Cannabis Tax Revenue Estimates"Expectations have been high that marijuana sales would rocket out of the gate. However, they've done no such thing."...

Cannabis Law Report News: CLR To Act As Sales Agent For Bob Carp Cannabis Legal PublicationsWe're just tying up the details. Crossing our t's and dotting our i's .. and then we'll be able to offer you great deals on the best professional services writer in the cannabis field, Bob Carp....

Article: Ian Stewart Wilson Elser (LA) – Cannabis Consumer Class Actions are Being FiledOn May 10, 2018, a vape cartridge customer filed a consumer class action against cannabis brand Brass Knuckles and Alvin Nathaniel Joiner, better known as the rapper Xzibit, in Los Angeles Superior Court. Also named is SC Laboratories Inc. (“SC Labs”), whose logo appears on the vape cartigage product’s packaging....

Caesar’s Palace No Longer Need To Gamble With Employees CannabisWe mention this development as the same issue came up at one of the NCBA sessions at MJ Biz next (New Orleans) yesterday. Caesar's have announced........