A slew of cannabis software services has cropped up with the advent of marijuana legalization, from point-of-sale systems to advertising networks to product-review platforms. As businesses angle for a piece of the cannabis-tech pie, retailers have a lot of options to choose from.
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PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 26, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – The Oregon Liquor Control Commission today approved a temporary rule increasing the penalties for marijuana retail licensees that sell marijuana to minors. The rule includes a provision to revoke an individual’s marijuana worker permit if the permittee intentionally sells marijuana to a minor.
SACRAMENTO, Jan. 17, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) has produced a three-part video series to help individuals who operate cannabis-based businesses learn about their tax responsibilities.
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 10, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – During the winter holiday season the Oregon Liquor Control Commission conducted additional minor decoy operations across Oregon, and found that some licensed marijuana retailers are selling marijuana products to minors.
On Jan. 8, 2018, the Bread Basket of Canada announced that approximately 60 Saskatchewan cannabis retail permits will be awarded to private operators distributed across 40 Saskatchewan municipalities and First Nations that have populations of at least 2,500.
Dozens of retailers in California have been licensed to begin selling recreational marijuana on New Year’s Day. Emily Dufton, author of “Grass Roots: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Marijuana in America,” joined CBSN to discuss whether we’ll see other states follow suit.
A video for California retail businesses, one of three in a series by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, to help retailers learn about their tax responsibilities.
Here at GetGreenline we are passionate about helping society onboard into a cannabis friendly environment. We’ve built a web-platform that provides cannabis retailers a way to automate their inventory management, sales control, employees and compliance needs so they can focus on educating society on the wonderful solutions that cannabis provides.
Mexico will legalize sales of marijuana-based medicines, foods, drinks, cosmetics and other products early next year, its health regulator said on Wednesday, bringing some forms of cannabis into legal commerce even as the country struggles with the illicit drug trade.
United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions has a negative view of Oregon’s legal cannabis market, but a recent sting operation conducted by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission revealed positive news about central Oregon cannabis retailers that Sessions should take into consideration.
PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has conducted the first of its statewide minor decoy operations to determine if marijuana license retailers are complying with state laws and OLCC regulations ensuring minors aren’t able to enter the business to purchase marijuana products.
With the cannabis supply in Alaska increasing and wholesale prices declining, growers are feeling a pinch from the state’s wholesale tax. Some are calling for reform.
The Golden State may have just launched its online licensing system for California commercial cannabis licenses, but the Bureau of Cannabis Control is moving quickly to meet the legalization rollout date of Jan. 1, 2018, and has already chosen its first round of licensee recipients.
SACRAMENTO, Dec. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) today issued the first group of commercial cannabis temporary licenses for retailers, distributors, microbusinesses and testing laboratories via its online licensing system.
With the Golden State poised to become the largest cannabis market in the world, California cannabis licenses are going to be a hot commodity and the rush to obtain them is already underway.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is giving Indiana retailers 60 days to get CBD oil off their shelves. The decision came Tuesday, roughly a week after state Attorney General Curtis Hill issued an opinion saying CBD oil was illegal in the state.
UKIAH, Calif., Nov. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Ordinance No. 4394, which adopted Chapter 6.36 – Cannabis Facilities Businesses and Chapter 20.243 – Cannabis Facilities, is effective November 16, 2017, and provides for business licenses and zoning requirements for the following cannabis-related business types
While prospective California cannabis businesses were notified recently by the Department of Tax and Fee Administration that they need to go ahead and register with the CDTFA for a seller’s permit, there are seven additional things California cannabis businesses need to know about tax rates and registration.
SACRAMENTO, Nov. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Individuals planning to sell cannabis or cannabis products on January 1, 2018, must register with the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) for a seller’s permit.
Buying legal marijuana in California could be pricey enough to keep the black market healthy. Between customers, retailers and growers, taxes on cannabis may reach as high as 45% in parts of the state, according to a Fitch Ratings report.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) will hold a public workshop in Fresno to receive comments regarding the recent release of its California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Initial Study and Proposed Negative Declaration (IS/ND) for its regulatory licensing and enforcement program (Proposed Program) for commercial cannabis distributors, retailers, testing laboratories and microbusinesses.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) will hold a public workshop in Long Beach to receive comments regarding the recent release of its California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Initial Study and Proposed Negative Declaration (IS/ND) for its regulatory licensing and enforcement program (Proposed Program) for commercial cannabis distributors, retailers, testing laboratories and microbusinesses.
SALEM, Ore., Feb. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Department of Revenue received $5.3 million in marijuana tax payments in January 2017.
As of December 31, 2016, the Department of Revenue has received $60.2 million in marijuana tax payments since the state began taxing recreational marijuana in January 2016.
SALEM, Ore., Jan. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The year is just starting, but for many who sold recreational marijuana in October, November or December, there are already tax obligations they need to fulfill.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed three bills on Sept. 21, 2016, to overhaul the state’s medical marijuana system, and now the new laws are going into effect.
In Anchorage, Alaska, the Alaska Department of Revenue’s Tax Division has started to receive its first batch of cash tax payments on legal cannabis sales and transfers.
After Massachusetts voters legalized adult-use marijuana on Nov. 8, 2016, mayors in some towns are trying to quell marijuana’s presence by restricting retail outlets. In the town of Methuen, Mass., where 52 percent of the residents voted against legalization, Mayor Stephen Zanni wants to prohibit pot retailers.
SALEM, Ore., Oct. 17, 2016 /Weed Wire / — As of September 30, 2016, the Department of Revenue has received $40.2 million in marijuana tax payments. Medical marijuana dispensaries started collecting a 25-percent tax on their recreational marijuana sales in January.
DENVER, Aug. 29, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots CEO Isaac Dietrich and Flowhub CEO Kyle Sherman will be hosting a Facebook Live demonstration and Q&A today, August 29, 2016, at 3:30pm EDT.
A break-in captured on video at a Seattle marijuana shop is just the latest in an increasing string of violent robberies, prompting renewed calls for Congress to authorize banks to do business with legal pot retailers, growers, and processors.
A Seattle-based company specializing in packaged marijuana products distinguishes with a unique packaging design.
Even as the legalization of marijuana loses its shock value in some states, women still lag men in buying marijuana.
DENVER, July 7, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Jane, the express ordering kiosk solution that helps cannabis retailers serve more customers and sell more product, announced that they have become the newest member of the American Trade Association of Cannabis and Hemp (ATACH).
Teen use of marijuana in Colorado has slipped lower despite the state’s legalization of recreational pot for adults. However, according to the latest biannual survey by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, high school students’ use of marijuana slightly decreased after the state allowed licensed retailers to sell pot in 2014.
According to a recent study of sales numbers from the Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board and a U.S. Census Bureau survey of household expenses, Spokane County’s legal marijuana sales outperformed the county’s retail sales of wine and milk.
DENVER, March 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/— Jane, the kiosk solution for cannabis retailers, announced an exclusive program that combines Banking, Cash Transport and Cash Management.
On Jan. 15, 2016, the Oregon Department of Agriculture temporarily removed the pesticide Guardian Mite Spray from its list of approved chemicals for cannabis cultivation.
On Jan. 4, 2016, Oregon opened the application window for recreational marijuana licenses. To keep tabs on the applications, the OLCC recently created the following report: Recreational Marijuana License Application Statistics.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 9, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Wildflower Marijuana Inc. (CSE: SUN) has entered into an agreement to replace the previously announced Master Distribution Agreement.
A provision included in the new legislative framework will make Oregon the first state in the country to allow delivery of recreational marijuana by licensed retailers to adults over the age of 21.
Oregon’s legislators proposed a new retail sales tax for marijuana designed to replace the harvest tax approved by voters last November.
On April 3, 2015, the Washington state Senate approved a measure that would replace the current three-tiered excise tax on cannabis with a single 37 percent tax to be paid on retail sales.
GreenPay LLC, a mobile payments provider to the legal marijuana industry and a wholly owned subsidiary of MyECheck, Inc. (OTC PK: MYEC), the leading innovator and licensor of electronic check systems for mobile payments, announced today that it has signed a license agreement with MJ Safe Pay, a new Nevada company established to capitalize on the emerging legal marijuana industry in Nevada.