On Feb. 20, 2018, the New Jersey Cannabusiness Association sponsored a seminar which had 250 state and local government officials in attendance.
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Three years after Alaska residents voted to legalize recreational marijuana, some Alaskan towns were still mulling whether to ban commercial cultivation and retail sales of the drug.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — California’s North Coast is the epicenter of cannabis country with four Northern California counties growing approximately 60 percent of the cannabis in America.
In an effort to educate lawmakers on Capitol Hill, Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., co-sponsor of a bill to end federal prohibition of marijuana, recently announced that he will be hosting The Marijuana Big Thinker Talks on May 3, 2017, at the Rayburn House Office Building Foyer in Washington, D.C.
Initiative 300, a ballot initiative legalizing the social use of marijuana at certain businesses in Denver, Colorado, has been passed.
The state approved its first licenses for commercial cannabis businesses Thursday, a major step for prospective retailers hoping to open shop before year’s end. Officially, the state’s first shop to be approved was Fairbanks’ Frozen Budz.
Will marijuana agriculture become consolidated, with “Big Marijuana” companies producing vast quantities of indistinct marijuana? Or, will small-scale farmers thrive by producing unique and local marijuana strains?
As state after state has legalized marijuana in one way or another, big names in corporate America have stayed away entirely. Marijuana, after all, is still illegal, according to the federal government.
Sales and use tax compliance represents a substantial risk to cannabis enterprises seeking to prosper in California.
In Alaska, the rule making process for marijuana is slowly moving forward as the state Marijuana Control Board moves towards the final stretch of the second regulatory round.
Citing allegations of water theft and environmental damage including pesticide run-off, local authorities conducted a coordinated early morning marijuana raid in three adjacent California counties on Monday, June 22, 2015.
After two years of delays and politicking, New Hampshire’s medical marijuana program has taken a critical step in the implementation process, but it will likely be several months before dispensaries are open and patients are served.
The marijuana industry in the state of Washington brought rise to more than just the opportunity for anyone over 21 to legally purchase a variety of marijuana products.