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Colorado Marijuana Sales Hit a Record $1.5 Billion in 2017

Colorado Marijuana Sales Hit a Record $1.5 Billion in 2017

Colorado Marijuana Sales Hit a Record $1.5 Billion in 2017

Colorado marijuana shops raked in a record $1.51 billion sales of medical and recreational cannabis, edibles and concentrate products during 2017, according to Colorado Department of Revenue data released Friday.

Enrollment Gaining in New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program

Enrollment Gaining in New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program

The New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program started 2018 on a high note, with the most enrolled patients it has ever had. As the month of January came to an end, the program had 47,840 registered patients, a nearly 50% increase from January 2017.

Green Dot Labs’ Premium Black Label Nectar Line Debuts in Colorado’s Adult-Use Cannabis Market

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Green Dot Labs, a Boulder, Colo.-based producer of fine cannabis extracts, announced today that its celebrated Black Label Nectar product line – the most reputable concentrates in Colorado and a cult favorite among discerning medical patients for years – will now be available for sale at adult-use, or recreational, dispensaries in Colorado.

Things to Know About Washington Cannabis Consumers

Things to Know About Washington Cannabis Consumers

While it has been established that Washington cannabis consumers still love flower the most, who’s buying all of this flower, how much are they spending and what brands do they prefer?

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Now We Finally Know What Californians Are Smoking

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — BDS Analytics today launches the cannabis industry’s most comprehensive and granular examination of the California cannabis market, an essential tool for cannabis businesses, investors, and others interested in understanding and assessing the largest cannabis marketplace in the world.

Illinois Medical Marijuana Sales Rise Slightly in April

Illinois Medical Marijuana Sales Rise Slightly in April

On May 3, 2017, the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program reported that it raked in just over $6.6 million in retail medical marijuana sales for the month of April, a slight increase of $300,000 from the $6.3 million in sales for the month of March.

Illinois Medical Cannabis Sales Surge by Nearly $2 Million in March

Illinois Medical Cannabis Sales Surge by Nearly $2 Million in March

On April 5, 2017, the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program announced that it brought in approximately $6.3 million in retail medical marijuana sales for the month of March, a nearly $2 million surge from the $4.9 million in sales for the month of February.

Cannabis Prohibition and the Evolution of Extraction Technologies

Cannabis Prohibition and the Evolution of Extraction Technologies

Cannabis prohibition is remarkably similar to the prohibition of alcohol in the 1920s. On March 7, 2017, at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Diego, Dr. Joshua Hartsel discussed the tremendous opportunity unfolding in California’s market in regards to extracts and other concentrate products.

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Illinois Department of Public Health Provides Medical Marijuana Program Update

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., March 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has approved applications for approximately 16,990 qualifying patients (including 139 persons under 18 years of age), since it began accepting applications for the Medical Cannabis Registry Program on September 2, 2014.

Dive Into the Evolution of Extraction Technologies

Dive Into the Evolution of Extraction Technologies

On March 7, 2017, hear Dr. Joshua Hartsel, CEO of Speakeasy 710, a California-based cannabis oil producer, lead a session at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Diego on the tremendous opportunity opening up in California’s market with regards to extracts and other concentrate products.

Illinois Tops Off 2016 with $5.5M in MMJ Sales for December

Illinois Tops Off 2016 with $5.3M in MMJ Sales for December

On Jan. 4, 2017, the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program reported that it recorded approximately $5.3 million in retail medical marijuana sales for the month of December, a significant increase from the $4.4 million in sales for the month of November.

Illinois Banks $4.1 Million in Medical Cannabis Sales for October

Illinois Banks $4.1 Million in Medical Cannabis Sales for October

On Nov. 2, 2016, the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program announced that the Illinois Department of Public Health had approved applications for a total of 12,000 qualifying patients and recorded approximately $4.1 million in retail medical cannabis sales for the month of October.

Oregon Collects More Than $40 Million in Marijuana Tax Payments

Oregon Collects More Than $40 Million in Marijuana Tax Payments

According to an announcement made by the Oregon Department of Revenue on Oct. 17, 2016, as of Sept. 30, the state of Oregon has collected $40.2 million in tax revenue this year from the legal marijuana industry, approaching the 2016 forecast of $43 million estimated by state economists earlier this year.

Oregon Wants Input From Stakeholders on Testing Concentrates, Extracts and Edibles

Oregon Wants Input From Stakeholders on Testing Extracts and Edibles

On Oct. 14, 2016, the Oregon Health Authority and Oregon Liquor Control Commission announced via email that they are seeking solutions from stakeholders in the legal cannabis industry on testing, sampling and validating concentrates, extracts and edibles.

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Oregon Cannabis Market Off to a Good Start; Concentrates and Edibles Made a Big Splash in June

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 29, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Oregon’s nascent adult-use cannabis market showed relatively steady growth this year, from $12.5 million in January retail sales to $24.9 million in June, according to BDS Analytics, a firm that tracks retail sales of cannabis.

Rapper Buys Ownership in California Medical Marijuana Dispensary

Rapper Buys Ownership in California Medical Marijuana Dispensary

A medical marijuana dispensary in Santa Ana, Calif., now has a new member on its ownership team: the hip-hop artist and actor known as The Game. Also known as Jayceon Terrell Taylor, The Game recently bought a stake in The Reserve, according to an Aug. 30, 2016, article in the Orange County Register.

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Separating Myth From Fact: Drug Policy Alliance Releases New Marijuana Facts Booklet

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, the Drug Policy Alliance released Marijuana Facts, intended for non-expert audiences seeking answers to some of the most common questions asked about marijuana use, its effects, and the rapidly-shifting legal landscape.

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Terra Tech Releases Update on Blüm Oakland Dispensary

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 20, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Terra Tech Corp. (OTCQX: TRTC) (“Terra Tech” or the “Company”), a vertically-integrated, cannabis-focused agriculture company, today announced a corporate update on its Blüm dispensary, located in Oakland, California.

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Proposed Ballot Initiative Would Ban More Than 80 Percent of Cannabis Products

BOULDER, Colo., June 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — A proposed initiative to install a new cannabis-related measure into the Colorado Constitution would effectively end Colorado’s successful first-in-the-nation effort to permit the sale of recreational cannabis to adults.

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The Herbal Companion Creates Safe, Affordable Marijuana Concentrates

LONGMONT, Colo., April 18, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Now The Source, distributed by The Herbal Companion, brings safety and ease to THC and CBD oil extraction, and allows the consumer to control every aspect of the process – for less than a tenth the cost of traditional extraction devices.

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Illinois Sees Nearly $1.5M in Sales for February and Adds More Patients

On March 1, 2016, Joseph Wright, program coordinator for the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program, announced that the program logged nearly $1.5 million in retail sales for the month of February, with more than $362,000 of that total coming from the sale of concentrates and edibles.

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Advanced Medical Alternatives Issues Product Recall

On Dec. 3, 2015, Advanced Medical Alternatives, a Denver-based marijuana company, issued a voluntary recall of approximately 133 units of concentrates from three different products after testing showed the products had unsafe levels of pesticides.

Best Practices

Best Practices for Manufacturing Cannabis Concentrates

At its legal retail inception, the cannabis industry expected it would prosper with traditional flower sales, but concentrates have proven to be the industry’s dark horse and have dramatically changed the landscape for cultivators, manufacturers and retailers.

The Herbsmith

The Herbsmith creates solventless cannabis concentrates, which is a healthier alternative to BHO and other concentrates made with plant lipids or molds. In addition, The Herbsmith cooks up gourmet THC-infused edibles, including cookies and chocolates.


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