On April 6, 2017, Uruguay’s three-year legalization journey hit a pivotal milestone. The Uruguayan government officially gave the okay for pharmacies throughout the country to begin selling recreational marijuana starting in July.
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On April 4, 2017, the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors adopted two ordinances to regulate medical cannabis cultivation and site locations in unincorporated areas of the county.
A judge with the Calaveras Superior Court has ruled that Measure B must be pulled from the special election slated for May 2, 2017.
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – On Thursday, Argentina legalized medical marijuana, after the Senate unanimously approved a bill that was already passed by the House of Representatives last November.
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Walter Paulsen, CEO of Alula Hydronutrients.
On March 11, 2017, in California, the city of Sacramento announced that it will begin accepting cultivation applications for non-residential medical marijuana cultivation on April 3.
Argentina gave final legislative approval on Wednesday to a bill legalizing cannabis oil for medicinal use and permitting the federal government to grow marijuana for research and therapeutic purposes.
A west New York-based biotech company has successfully grown a strain of marijuana that contains zero THC, a feat the company says will transform the medical marijuana industry.
BELLINGHAM, Wash., March 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Rubicon Organics (“Rubicon” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that its application to the City of Greenfield for a municipal cultivation and manufacturing permit has been approved.
Hawaii has been given the green light to open up dispensaries for medical marijuana patients, but when will that happen?
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The City of Sacramento will start accepting applications for non-residential marijuana cultivation on April 3rd after the City Council lifted the temporary moratorium on cultivation, and approved the remaining components of its cultivation regulations at the March 7th meeting.
CANBERRA, Australia, March 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today the Office of Drug control issued the second licence under the medicinal cannabis provisions of the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967. This is the first commercial medicinal cannabis licence and authorises the cultivation and production of Australian grown cannabis into the manufacture chain and for subsequent therapeutic supply to Australian patients.
Maryland’s medical cannabis program is expected to be fully up and running later this year, and in the coming months, patients can register with the state. But there’s a series of issues that still need to be resolved, even as marijuana growers and dispensaries are getting ready to open for business.
The Israeli government voted on Sunday in favor of decriminalizing recreational marijuana use, joining some U.S. states and European countries who have adopted a similar approach.
DENVER, March 3, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medicine Man Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: MDCL), one of the country’s leading cannabis branding and consulting companies, announced today that it has entered into agreements to acquire both Pono Publications Ltd. and Success Nutrients, Inc.
On March 1, 2017, the Georgia House of Representatives voted to approve House Bill 65, which would expand the number of qualifying conditions covered by the state’s limited medical marijuana program.
BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Surna Inc. (OTCQB: SRNA), a technology company that engineers equipment for controlled environment agriculture (CEA) with special expertise in cannabis cultivation, signed a contract with Vancouver’s Sante Veritas Therapeutic to design and provide equipment for the environmental control system in its first commercial cultivation facility.
On Feb. 22, 2017, Australia’s Department of Health announced that providers approved by the Office of Drug Control will be allowed to import medical marijuana from approved international sources.
Starting next year, Pennsylvanians with one of 17 qualifying medical conditions will be able to do the same. First, the state must award permits to growers, processors and distributors and competition for those licenses will be fierce. But, does medical marijuana open the door to legalization of recreational pot?
DENVER, Feb. 21, 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 second client in the state of Florida.
One of the biggest challenges faced by cultivators is controlling and mitigating crop damaging pests and microbial contamination.
On Feb. 17, 2017, members of Washington’s state agencies toured the Department of Agriculture’s cannabis pesticide testing lab in Yakima.
The Hawaii State Department of Health is on roll with its approvals for licensees to start growing medical marijuana. On Feb. 14, 2017, the DOH announced that Pono Life Sciences Maui had been approved to commence its marijuana cultivation operation, making it the second dispensary in Maui and the fourth dispensary in the state to be approved.
With legalization making gains across North America, a collective of marijuana farmers from California’s legendary Humboldt County hope that their brand of cannabis strains will set the bar high for the industry’s ecological standards.
HONOLULU, Hawaii, Feb. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) today issued a Notice to Proceed to Acquire and Cultivate Marijuana to Pono Life Sciences Maui LLC for their production center on Maui.
On Feb. 14, 2017, Jamaica’s Cannabis Licensing Authority announced that it granted conditional approval to three cannabis business applicants at the beginning of 2017.
Dano Keys of FlexMOD Solutions provides insight to the company’s sophisticated manufacturing system for cannabis production.
In most countries, the authorities arrest anyone growing large quantities of cannabis. But in Italy, the army does something different: it grows the plant itself – for medical use.
Marijuana stocks are riding high as the stock index is up for the eighth consecutive week.
On Feb. 9, 2017, the Hawaii State Department of Health announced that Manoa Botanicals has been approved to start its marijuana cultivation operation, making it the second dispensary in Oahu and the third dispensary in the state to receive such approval.
HONOLULU, Hawaii, Feb. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Hawaii State Department of Health today issued a Notice to Proceed to Acquire and Cultivate Marijuana to Manoa Botanicals LLC for their production center on Oahu.
Gaelan Bloomfield and Ram Venkay, partners in a new investment fund that will be managed from Australia and will focus on Calif.-based cannabis investment opportunities, are notably wary about the prospects at home, Down Under.
Roto-Gro International, a Canadian cannabis-tech company has been admitted to the ASX, and has become the latest player to join the list of cannabis based companies on the ASX.
HUMBOLDT, Calif., Feb. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Humboldt’s Finest, the leader in craft cannabis production, is setting the standard for sustainable cannabis cultivation with advanced “sun grown” and “rain grown” farming techniques.
On Feb. 1, 2017, the Hawaii State Department of Health announced that Aloha Green Holdings and Maui Grown Therapies have been approved to commence their cannabis cultivation operations, making them the first two dispensaries in the state to receive such approval.
HONOLULU, Hawaii, Feb. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Two medical marijuana dispensaries are the first to receive approvals to acquire and grow marijuana for medical products in Hawaii. The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licensing Program today issued Notices to Proceed to Acquire and Cultivate Marijuana to Maui Wellness Group, dba Maui Grown Therapies for a production site on Maui, and Aloha Green Holdings, Inc. for a production site on Oahu.
ANNAPOLIS, Md., Jan. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — State lawmakers rolled out legislation Monday that would regulate and tax cannabis similarly to alcohol in Maryland. Senate and House bill sponsors discussed the details of the proposal at a news conference in the Lowe House of Delegates Office Building.
CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Maple Leaf Green World (MGW-V) (“Maple Leaf” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a formal purchase agreement with the owner of a vacant site comprising approximately four (4) acres of land in Henderson, Nevada.
Canadian weed? It’s supposed to be pretty good.But Arizona medical marijuana? Super profitable. Ask the people from a Toronto firm who recently announced the “acquisition” — with caveats and disclaimers — of two Mesa dispensaries.
MANGILAO, Guam, Jan. 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Department of Public Health and Social Services announces recommendations for Certification of all Medicinal Marijuana Operations.
Agriculture Ministry to finance 13 projects to lay basis of new generation of therapeutic marijuana products.
CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Maple Leaf Green World (MGW-V) (“Maple Leaf” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that, after careful consideration of other options, the Company intends to build a new facility for its Nevada operations, using the same site BioNeva Innovations of Henderson LLC (“BioNeva”) employed to obtain its cultivation permit (the “Permit”).
Jon Cunningham, VP of RedChip, interviews Corey Hollister, co-founder and co-chairman of American Cannabis Co. (OTCQB: AMMJ).
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.
Nothing evokes passionate debate in the cannabis community like the threat of big business taking over. The arguments against big marijuana fill the internet. The heartfelt plea to preserve small farms is echoed throughout the US, Canada, and Jamaica. At the Marijuana Business Conference in Las Vegas last November there was even a debate dedicated to arguing which was better: Craft Cannabis vs Big Marijuana.
For years, Georgia lawmakers have debated the merits of medical marijuana and the discussion will continue this year.
32 dispensaries are to be evenly distributed among the state’s four congressional districts.
The Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division recently issued its 2016 mid-year report, documenting supply chain data from Jan. 1 to June 30, 2016.
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.
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.