On Tuesday, the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission plans to announce the state’s first five groups that will be allowed to legally grow medical cannabis.
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Maine’s recreational marijuana law allows adults to grow up to six flowering plants for personal and recreational use — but the legislative committee that’s overhauling the law is trying to cut that allotment by half.
ALBUQUERQUE, Jan 5., 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Patient enrollment in New Mexico’s Medical Cannabis Program hit 46,645 as of December 31, 2017, finishing the year with a 61 percent increase over the January 1, 2017 cardholder numbers. The New Mexico medical program appears to be growing at nearly twice the pace of neighboring Arizona.
On Jan. 4, 2018, Canadian marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis (TSX: ACB) announced its decision to team up with Denmark-based Alfred Pedersen & Son in an effort to cultivate and eventually sell marijuana throughout Europe.
Mexico City residents should be free to grow marijuana for personal use, a mayoral hopeful told Reuters on Wednesday, arguing that one of the world’s largest cities should lead the charge to end prohibition in a country riven by drug violence.
Virginia is wrapping up its second year of a research program that allows farmers to grow hemp, a crop long banned because of its association with marijuana.
A San Diego marijuana company is offering up advice to local residents who are looking to properly grow their own marijuana.
Canada’s Canopy Growth Corp said it would form a joint venture with privately owned Canopy Rivers Corp and Quebec-based tomato producer Les Serres Stéphane Bertrand to grow cannabis in a tomato greenhouse.
On Dec. 5, 2017, the small country of Paraguay became the newest in South America to legalize the cultivation of medical marijuana.
Wisconsin farmers will soon be able to add hemp to their crop rotation. On Nov. 30, 2017, Gov. Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 119 allowing Wisconsin farmers to cultivate industrial hemp.
Wisconsin would join a majority of other states in allowing the farming of industrial hemp under a bill sent to Gov. Scott Walker. The Wisconsin Assembly passed the bill unanimously Thursday. It cleared the Senate unanimously Tuesday.
443,680 grams. That’s how much marijuana the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) wants federally-licensed researchers to grow for use in scientific studies in 2018.
At long last, Maryland’s first legal marijuana crop is growing. With 19 companies cleared to grow, process and sell the plant, the seeds of the medical marijuana program have literally been planted, four years after the state legalized cannabis for medical use.
The Massachusetts marijuana law is getting a rewrite. The state has actually two marijuana laws — approved by voters — that Statehouse lawmakers revised, largely behind closed doors.
Growing marijuana is illegal in Utah and so is growing hemp — which is a close relative of pot. But, that could change. This week, the Utah agriculture department proposed allowing anyone to grow it with proper certification.
Application forms are available for people wanting to apply for licenses to operate Arkansas medical marijuana cultivation centers and dispensaries, the state Department of Finance and Administration said Monday.
Arkansas will soon begin taking applications from those who hope to grow and dispense medical marijuana, though the state’s strong religious heritage and restrictions imposed by the Legislature will limit where greenhouses and distributors can operate.
It has been a month full of highs and lows for Maryland medical marijuana growers. Last week, on May 15, 2017, news came out that after months of controversy regarding racial disparities the state awarded its grower’s license to Anne Arundel County’s ForwardGro. The victory was short-lived though, as this past Thursday, May 25, a hold was placed on the commission’s ability to grant new licenses.
Recreational marijuana has been legal in Oregon for two years now and some winemakers in one of the most fertile growing regions for both grapes and pot are branching out into marijuana as a new business venture
SANTA CLARITA,Calif., May 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — USEI CANNABIS Initiatives CORP, a wholly owned subsidiary of US ENERGY INITIATIVES CORPORATION, INC. (OTC PINK: USEI) is a California based company and is pleased to announce that it has begun growing cannabis in southern California.
You definitely don’t want to bet the family farm on such a speculative investment like Aurora Cannabis Inc., but there’s a substantial amount of upside if you don’t mind the large amount of risk.
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Eric Lachange, COO of Pathogen DX.
Massachusetts adults can grow and use recreational marijuana, but it’s still illegal to sell the drug without a license. Legislators are looking into how to change the laws.
OLYMPIA, Wash., Feb. 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB), working with Tacoma Police Department officers (TPD) served a search warrant February 23, 2017 on a residence that was growing marijuana without a license.
BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Black Dog LED’s PhytoMAX® grow light series outperformed both SE (single-ended) and DE (double-ended) HPS (high pressure sodium) lights in total yield, amount of power used, and the amount of cooling needed in a third-party test.
While cannabis is still illegal under federal laws, Illinois is now one of 21 states that have created a legal framework for its medical production and distribution.
Anyone who has ever succumbed, credit card in hand, to the siren song of a garden catalog that arrives during a February snowstorm realizes that there is money to be made from hobby gardeners. But when the crop is marijuana, the motivation is more likely to be medical than horticultural.
A former medium-security prison turned marijuana grow house and pot shop? Nicholas Erker’s dream could become a reality, but first, residents of Brush in northeastern Colorado would have to come around to his idea.
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