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Science and Medicine of Cannabis: Coping With PTSD

Science and Medicine of Cannabis: Coping With PTSD

Science and Medicine of Cannabis: Coping With PTSD

Sue Sisley, M.D., is leading the way in studying medical marijuana and post-traumatic stress disorder. In her talk, “Coping With PTSD,” hear Sisley discuss the first clinical trial to study the effects of medical marijuana in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in military veterans.

Gummies And Mints Are Hits In The Edible Marijuana Markets

Gummies and Mints Are Hits in the Edible Marijuana Markets

Gummies and mints are turning out to be marijuana hits at recreational dispensaries. “From the beginning, cannabis consumers embraced our gummies as well as our approach to crafting edibles,” said Americanna CEO and founder Dan Anglin.

Colorado Dispensaries Could Get The Right to Deliver

Colorado Dispensaries Could Get The Right to Deliver

A bill introduced in the Colorado Senate could allow licensed dispensaries to obtain a state endorsement to make deliveries to homes. If passed, Senate Bill 192 would allow residential deliveries of up to one ounce of recreational marijuana and up to two ounces of medical marijuana. Dispensaries would not be allowed to deliver to commercial, public, hotel or dormitory addresses.

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Surna Inc. Converts $2.76 Million of Debt

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Surna Inc. (OTCQB: SRNA) converted $2.76 million of its 10% convertible promissory notes, consisting of approximately $2.28 million in principal and $480,000 of accrued interest, into approximately 18 million shares of newly issued common stock and cash payments of less than $200,000.

Study: 23% of Colorado's Cannabis Workers Lack Health and Safety Training

Study: 23% of Colorado’s Cannabis Workers Lack Health and Safety Training

In mid-February, researchers at Colorado State University and the Center for Health, Work & Environment at the Colorado School of Public Health, published “Work and Well-Being in the Colorado Cannabis Industry.”

Colorado Poised to Get First Drive-Through Dispensary

Colorado Poised to Get First Drive-Through Dispensary

On Feb. 16, 2017, the Board of Trustees for the city of Parachute, Colorado, approved a business license renewal for Tumbleweed Express, a drive-through retail marijuana dispensary set to open in the coming months.

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Cannabis Business Alliance Statement: States on Path to Cannabis Legalization can find insight from Colorado’s Industry for Best Practices in Regulation and Child Safety

DENVER, Feb. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In response to Gov. Hickenlooper’s recent visit to speak with California legislators in Sacramento, Calif., in advance of legalization of adult-use cannabis, The Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) has released a statement.

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Americanna Celebrates No. 1 Edible

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Colorado cannabis leader Americanna today announces that Colorado stores serving recreational customers sold more of its Sour Leaf Gummies than any other edibles product in the state, despite Americanna’s entrance into the cannabis market nearly four months after the year began, on April 20 (4/20).

Top 5 States for Marijuana Stocks

Top 5 States for Marijuana Stocks

Over the next five years, the U.S. marijuana market could be worth tens of billions of dollars, and according to GreenWave Advisors, LLC, these five states could move the needle most for marijuana companies. Learn just how big the marijuana market may be in California, Washington, Pennsylvania, Colorado, and Michigan in 2021.

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NORML Forms Multi-State Workplace Drug Testing Coalition

DENVER, Feb. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The fact that 190 million Americans now live in states where marijuana has been legalized to some degree is raising a number of questions and issues about how to integrate the American workforce and marijuana consumers rights in regards to drug testing.

Colorado Governor Hickenlooper to Kick Off Tuesday’s Oversight Hearing on Cannabis Taxes and Regulatory Timelines

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, who has become a legislative leader when it comes to the unique hurdles that occur with legalization of recreational marijuana, will kick off Tuesday’s Senate Oversight Hearing on cannabis taxes and regulatory timelines.

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Colorado Government Reports $1.3 Billion in Marijuana Sales Generated Nearly $200 Million in Tax Revenue in 2016

WASHINGTON Feb. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Marijuana Policy Project issued the following statement in response to the Colorado Department of Revenue’s announcement that $1.3 billion in regulated marijuana sales took place in calendar year 2016.

In 2016, Colorado Marijuana Sales Hit $1.3 Billion

In 2016, Colorado Marijuana Sales Hit $1.3 Billion

In 2016, Colorado sales of recreational and medical marijuana sales combined hit $1.3 billion, according to a Feb. 9, 2017, article by the Associated Press. The figure, drawn from a Colorado Department of Revenue report, shows a steady climb from $699 million in 2014 and $996 million in 2015.

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CannaGrow Holdings Reports on Completion of First Wholesale Harvest Cycle by Licensed Grower at Colorado Buffalo Ranch Facility I

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Feb. 9. 2017 /Weed Wire/ — CannaGrow Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: CGRW), a Liaison and Consultant providing turnkey solutions to licensed growers, announces the meeting of a major company benchmark as Licensed Grower, Category One Botanicals, LLC, completes their first major harvest cycles and initiates marketing and distribution of wholesale retail Marijuana products in the State of Colorado.

Health Department Launches Survey on Retail Cannabis Use

Health Department Publishes First “Guide for Worker Safety and Health in Marijuana Industry”

DENVER, Feb. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recently released a comprehensive guide for worker safety and health in the marijuana industry.

Connecticut Talks Green in Recreational Marijuana Estimate

Connecticut Talks Green in Recreational Marijuana Estimate

On Feb. 1, 2017, the Connecticut General Assembly’s Office of Fiscal Analysis released a fiscal estimate for the legalization of recreational marijuana in the state, noting that the state could earn $30.1 million to $63.9 million in tax revenue during the first full year of implementation.

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American Cannabis Company, Inc. Announces It Has Secured A Contract And Equity Stake With A New Client In The State Of Pennsylvania

DENVER, Feb. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (the “Company”), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced it has secured its sixth client in the state of Pennsylvania.

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Cannabis Business Alliance Statement: Richard Kirk Case

DENVER, Feb. 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) has released a statement regarding the case against Richard Kirk, who has pled guilty to second-degree murder after confessing to the murder of his wife Kristine Kirk. Much of the news coverage attempted to connect the tragedy to the consumption of a cannabis infused edible.

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Annual Colorado Government Report on Marijuana-related Health Concerns Highlights Several ‘Encouraging Trends’

DENVER, Feb. 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment highlighted several “encouraging trends” in its latest annual report on marijuana-related health concerns.

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GrowGeneration Signs Lease for 13,000 Sq. Ft. Denver South Retail Distribution Center, Continues its Colorado Expansion Plan

DENVER, Feb. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — GrowGeneration Corp. (OTCQB: GRWG), GrowGeneration (“GrowGen” or the “Company”), one of the largest specialty retail hydroponic and organic gardening store chains, selling to both the commercial and home cannabis markets, with currently 9 locations in Colorado, 1 location in California and 1 location in Las Vegas, NV, today announced that it has signed a 5-year lease on a 13,000 square foot facility in Denver, CO for its 12th store.

State Marijuana Regulators Move to The Private Sector

State Marijuana Regulators Move to The Private Sector

Some state officials who were tasked with regulating legal marijuana have moved to private sector jobs like consulting and lobbying, according to The Hill. Andrew Freedman and Lewis Koski, former marijuana regulators in Colorado’s state government, are now consultants for state and local governments looking for help with regulations.

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American Cannabis Company, Inc. Announces It Has Secured A Contract With Two New Clients In The State Of Pennsylvania

DENVER, Feb. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (the “Company”, “ACC”), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced it has secured two new clients in the state of Pennsylvania, bringing the total number of Pennsylvania clients who have engaged the Company to five.

Marijuana Prices Fell in 2016 as Growers Saturated The Market

Marijuana Prices Fell in 2016 as Growers Saturated The Market

Now that marijuana is legal in several states, prices are falling, and that is changing the marketplace, according to Forbes.com. “Wholesale marijuana prices declined in 2016 from $2,500 to $1,000 per pound, with some dispensaries offering recreational ounces as low as $65 on CannaSaver.com,” Brian Shapiro, Chief Executive Officer of CannaSaver, said.

Boulder District Attorney Named One of Trump’s Marijuana Advisors

Boulder District Attorney Named One of Trump’s Marijuana Advisors

Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett said he is the only active prosecutor from Colorado in the group of prosecutors from across the country who will help advise the Donald Trump administration on marijuana policies.

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Hoban Law Group Heads to Senate State Affairs Today

DENVER, Jan. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Hoban Law Group is excited to announce that the SB17-17 Post-traumatic Stress Bill, to add Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder to the list of qualifying conditions for treatment by medical marijuana, has been scheduled for its first committee hearing Monday, January 30th in Senate State Affairs.

Denver Deli Offers Marijuana-Smoked Turkey on Sandwiches

Denver Deli Offers Marijuana-Smoked Turkey on Sandwiches

A Denver deli has come up with a timely new way to prepare turkey, according to 12News.com. Cook’s Fresh Market is offering a weed-roasted natural turkey sandwich and a Mile High club sandwich. Owner Ed Janos said both sandwiches are made with turkey that was smoked over marijuana stalks at a low temperature for six hours.

MassRoots Users Funding Round and Crosses Half a Million Users and NASDAQ

MassRoots to Release Revamped Website in Anticipation of Annual 4/20 Traffic Surge

DENVER, Jan. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, is pleased to announce it will be releasing a revamped website within the next few weeks in anticipation of increasing traffic ahead of 4/20.

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Colorado Department of Human Services Requests a Six Million Dollar Annual Allocation from the Marijuana Tax Cash Fund to Pursue a Public Health Approach to Drug Use and Mental Health

DENVER, Jan. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The DHS in conjunction with the Governor’s Office, at the request and guidance of Drug Policy Alliance and other advocates, submitted a request yesterday to the Colorado General Assembly Joint Budget Committee (JBC) to allocate over $6 million annually from the Marijuana Tax Cash Fund for grant-based initiatives that will create meaningful alternatives to criminal justice involvement for Coloradans with mental health or substance use issues.

Gov. Hickenlooper Submits Budget Amendments to Legislature, Calls for Reductions in Senior Homestead Exemption & Higher Retail Marijuana Sales Taxes to Backfill School Funding Reductions

DENVER, Jan. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Office of State Planning and Budgeting (OSPB) today submitted budget amendments to the Joint Budget Committee that apply to the FY 2017-18 budget request.

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Federal Overreach: Round 1 Hoban Law Group Files Ninth Circuit Petition to Challenge Recent DEA Classification of “Marihuana Extracts”

DENVER, Jan. 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Hoban Law Group has filed a petition in San Francisco’s United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to challenge what appears to be the DEA’s attempt to control an otherwise lawful substance.

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Spark That Duby: Location-Based, Anonymous Gamified App Becomes Social Network of Choice for Cannabis Enthusiasts

DENVER, Jan. 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — As more states approve cannabis for adult use (recreational marijuana), Duby—the Reddit-meets-Instagram social network that allows marijuana enthusiasts to post content anonymously—celebrates vigorous growth over the past two years.

MassRoots Users Funding Round and Crosses Half a Million Users and NASDAQ

MassRoots Receives $2.0 Million in Proceeds from Warrant Exercise

DENVER, Jan. 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB: MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, is pleased to announce it has received over $2.0 million in cash proceeds from the exercise of warrants so far in 2017.

Report: Colorado MMJ Shrinks as Licenses, Plants and Edibles Rise

Report: Colorado MMJ Shrinks as Licenses, Plants and Edibles Rise

The Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division recently issued its 2016 mid-year report, documenting supply chain data from Jan. 1 to June 30, 2016.

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Marijuana Industry Group Launches Safe Consumption PSA Campaign

DENVER, Dec. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Marijuana Industry Group (MIG) has launched a public service announcement campaign advocating safe and responsible cannabis consumption in the Colorado marketplace, where cannabis was first made legal for adults.

Cases of Rare Pot-Related Illness Nearly Double at Two Colorado Hospitals

Cases of Rare Pot-Related Illness Nearly Double at Two Colorado Hospitals

It sounds like a case from an episode of the television medical drama “House” — some long-term, heavy users of marijuana experience abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting. They find relief only by taking hot showers or baths and quitting their marijuana use. But cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome does not portray a disease on television. It is a real disease, and Colorado hospitals are seeing more of it.


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