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Nevada's marijuana industry cheers governor's tax proposal

Nevada’s Marijuana Industry Cheers Governor’s Tax Proposal

Nevada’s Marijuana Industry Cheers Governor’s Tax Proposal

Nevada’s marijuana industry sees the Governor’s proposal to levy an excise tax on the sale of recreational marijuana as more evidence it is a player, with a seat at the table.

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Huge Buzz Kill for U.S. Pot Producers as Prices Plunge on Rising Supply

Prices are tumbling as formerly illicit cultivators emerge from the shadows to invest millions of dollars in massive pot factories. In Colorado, the average price sought by wholesalers has fallen 48 per cent to about US$1,300 a pound since legal sales to all adults started in January 2014, according to Cannabase, operator of the state’s largest market.. Supply is surging as growers expand and install the latest agricultural technology.

North Dakota lawmakers want more time on medical marijuana rules

North Dakota Lawmakers Want More Time on MMJ Regulations

The so-called emergency measure is supported by both Republican and Democratic leaders, who said state health officials and law enforcement are scrambling to solve a number of issues, including allowable forms and potency of medical marijuana, and oversight of distributors.

New Jersey Marijuana Legislation Inches Ahead Despite Gov. Christie Warning

NJ Marijuana Legislation Inches Ahead Despite Gov. Christie Warning

New Jersey already has a tightly regulated medical marijuana program that includes six alternative treatment centers, or dispensaries, but the issue has largely stalled because of Christie’s opposition.

Safety in Numbers Drives Canopy Growth Corp. Higher

Safety in Numbers Drives Canopy Growth Corp. Higher

U.S. estimates by investment bank Cowen and Company suggest cannabis sales will increase at a compound annual growth rate of 23% over the next decade to US$50 billion. In Canada, it’s estimated that 5.2 million Canadians will consume legalized pot annually by 2021.

Cannabis Firm to Pay $4 Million for Stake in Vancouver Biotech

Cannabis Firm to Pay $4 Million for Stake in Vancouver Biotech

Anandia Labs co-founder Jonathan Page agreed to sell 20% of his company to CannaRoyalty because he appreciates CannaRoyalty’s expertise in extraction and post-processing.

The Fast Moves on MassRoots Inc(OTCMKTS:MSRT) as Pot Stock Sector Booms

The Fast Moves on MassRoots Inc as Pot Stock Sector Booms

MassRoots Inc(OTCMKTS:MSRT) describes itself as one of the largest technology platforms for the regulated cannabis industry. MSRT is at the right place at the right time as the pot sector has been seeing huge growth in recent months as medical MJ products in the U.S. alone are projected to generate up to $35 Billion by 2020.

What is Driving New NJ Patients Signing Up for Medical Marijuana?

What is Driving New NJ Patients Signing Up for Medical Marijuana?

Patient advocates said the swift addition of these patients to the program demonstrates the pent-up demand for the anxiety-reducing and pain-relieving effects of the cannabis plant, as well as the need for the Christie administration to further expand the seven-year-old program.

Arkansas Fee to Grow Medical Marijuana is $100,000 a Year

Arkansas Fee to Grow Medical Marijuana is $100,000 a Year

Arkansans hoping to grow medical marijuana will have to pay an annual $100,000 fee to operate a cultivation facility, the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission decided Tuesday.

Top Marijuana Stocks to Watch in 2017

Top Marijuana Stocks to Watch in 2017

Sales in the legal marijuana industry are skyrocketing, which is why Money Morning created a list of the top marijuana stocks to watch in 2017. But because marijuana is still illegal under federal law, and many of the marijuana stocks on the market are so volatile, this isn’t a list of recommendations. Rather, it’s a list of marijuana stocks they are watching closely in 2017.

Medical MJ a Growing Biz in CT: Number of Patients Tops 15,000

Medical MJ a Growing Biz in CT: Number of Patients Tops 15,000

The number of dispensaries in the state also has increased, from the original six to eight, with a ninth, which has met neighborhood resistance, planned in Milford. Much of the growth has come because “the doctors are looking at medical marijuana as a legit treatment option,” Pharmacist Nicholas Tamborrino said.

Budding regulation in one of California's marijuana meccas

Budding Regulation in One of California’s Marijuana Meccas

As more states move to legalize pot, Humboldt County, California, an epicenter of the underground marijuana industry, has begun a new, bold experiment to bring growers out of the shadows and regulate the growth, sale and environmental impact of cannabis.

Canadian marijuana stocks regain momentum after Christmas

Canadian Marijuana Stocks Regain Momentum After Christmas

In the last few months, the medical marijuana growers have dominated the trading activity on the TSX Venture in terms of dollar volume almost exclusively, belying a persistent interest from investors in Canada and the United States.


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