Only a week into the New Year and it’s already been a rollercoaster ride for medical marijuana in the United States. Though some states have overcome regulatory hurdles, it seems like Massachusetts medical marijuana dispensaries are running into new banking issues.
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With cultivation and dispensary applicants navigating the application process for the Natural State’s medical marijuana program, a new association has formed to act as the voice for the Arkansas medical marijuana industry.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A coalition of leaders in health care, agricultural and legal sectors has come together to form the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association, the primary industry group for corporations and individuals involved in the state’s new medical marijuana economy.
NORWOOD, Mass. Feb. 3, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis entrepreneur Steve Angelo is pleased to announce the launch of BrandHigher, a full-service branding and marketing cannabis agency.
On Dec. 21, 2015, The Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission announced that it had revised its timeline for grower and processor applications, anticipating applicants approved in stage one to be notified by Summer 2016.
With the advent of a legal medical marijuana business in the state of New York, the pressure is on to pass federal reform. Legalization of the medical market here has forced the banking issue into the spotlight of legalization like no other.
When it comes to all things cannabis, there have been a couple of surprises of late on the East Coast, despite or perhaps because of the prevailing winds of regulation and legalization in California.
While enormous fanfare currently surrounds hot and developing marijuana markets already in play, like Oregon, Nevada, New York and California, East-coaster Maryland has begun to come into its own a bit more quietly.
In what most are calling a landmark development not only for state regulation of the industry but for its potential impact on the national debate, lawmakers in California passed the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act on September 11, 2015.
Salem’s Alternative Therapies Group, a state-licensed dispensary, sent an email addressed to “Dear Patient” to 157 email addresses. The recipient patients were all visible to each other because they had been carbon copied.
On July 30, 2015, Reps. Sam Farr, D-Calif., and Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., sent a letter to the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Justice, the agency’s internal oversight office.
If you’re looking for the seeds of a powerful moneymaker, this could be it. But telling the forest from the weeds is another story.
One of the ongoing rationalizations for the legalization of the drug trade in the United States has been to stop the associated crime that comes with prohibition. The drug trade across the Mexican border is one of the bloodiest on a regular basis.
Denver and Phoenix, March 3, 2015 /Weed Wire/ − MJardin Management, LLC (“MJardin”), a Denver, Colorado-based cultivation management company, and 4Front Advisors, LLC (“4Front”), a Phoenix, Arizona-based consulting firm, today announced the formation of a strategic relationship.
In an exclusive interview with MJINews, 4Front Advisors and MJardin revealed that they are entering into a strategic alliance to bring MJardin’s turnkey cultivation model to 4Front’s clients.