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Legislation

 

 

MMCM November Legislative Update

Thank You Susan Meehan for Sharing this!!!!

legislative update

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OCP, Office of Cannabis Policy,  shared announcements…..

On Tuesday, November 28th, at 2:00 p.m., the Office of Cannabis Policy (OCP) is hosting a virtual Cannabis Conversation on Banking,  to examine the obstacles financial institutions face at the state and federal levels when it comes to engaging with cannabis businesses. Panelists will also discuss the chances and potential impacts of federal cannabis banking reform along with steps Maine cannabis businesses and stakeholders can take to improve access to banking. Register here.

Panelists:

Aaron Klein, Miriam K. Carliner Chair and senior fellow in Economic Studies, Brookings Institution

Ellen Parent, Director of Compliance, Maine Credit Union League

**As a reminder, registered caregivers and dispensaries with a retail location can sign up to participate in OCP’s Safe Storage for ME initiative through Wednesday, November 22. OCP’s FAQs document for this new initiative helps answer general questions about participation, distribution, and next steps. If you are affiliated with a retail location, make sure the owner of your store or dispensary opts-in today!

VLA Sub committee holding another meeting on Tuesday, November 14th at 930am