Prior to recreational cannabis legalization in California, unlicensed cannabis companies proliferated under a system that didn’t require state licenses to operate medical cannabis businesses; however, the opportunity for those operating under the guise of legality is over in California and a popular cannabis dispensary and strain review website is erring on the side of caution.
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State Lawmakers Push for Bill to Legalize Marijuana Delivery
A bill before the Colorado State Legislature would allow legalized delivery of marijuana. State Rep. Jonathan Singer and others are behind the push to make delivery of pot in Colorado legal.
Here Are the 9 Nova Scotia Cannabis Retail Locations
Canadian cannabis legalization is rolling out this summer and the country’s provinces are under a tight deadline to be up and running, but it looks like the legal Nova Scotia cannabis market may be ahead of the game as far as distribution goes.
Cannabis Retail Locations Announced
HALIFAX, N.S., Jan. 30, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis will be sold at nine Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) stores across Nova Scotia. Attorney General and Minister of Justice Mark Furey announced the locations today, Jan. 30.
Eaze Data Report: Major Increase in Legal Marijuana Sales in California
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 18, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Eaze, the leading marijuana technology company, today released its Eaze Insights: 2017 State of Cannabis data report, a comprehensive overview of consumer trends driving the marijuana industry year over year.
Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission Votes Yes on Drafted Rules
On Dec. 21, 2017, the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission voted yes on drafted regulations for the state’s recreational marijuana businesses.
Proper Rx Leads the Charge in Northern California with Their Unique Delivery Only Dispensaries in Oakland and San Francisco
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Since 2010, Proper Rx’s delivery-only medical cannabis dispensary located in California’s East Bay has strived to create a community without pain.
Regulation Questions Swirl as Sacramento Draws Closer to Recreational Marijuana
For months, Joe Devlin and his team have been working to create the rules and regulations for each aspect of Sacramento’s cannabis industry, including cultivation, delivery, dispensary, testing, and transportation.
Vireo Kicks Off Holiday Season with NY’s First-Ever ‘Cyber Monday’ Sale of Medical Marijuana
NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Today, Vireo Health of New York (“Vireo”), one of only five companies licensed by New York State to cultivate, manufacture and dispense medical marijuana, announced New York’s first-ever “Cyber Monday” sale of medical marijuana products purchased online at vireohealthny.com.
MJIC at MJBizCon
Meet Jen Gentile, Chief Creative Officer for MJIC. We interviewed her on the floor of MJBizCon in Las Vegas.
Marin County Delivery-Only Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Approved
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Marin County Board of Supervisors’ unanimous approval of a new delivery-only medicinal cannabis licensing ordinance took only about 15 minutes on November 14.
As California’s Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Approaches in January 2018, ProperRx Goes the Extra Mile With Delivery & Care for Medical Marijuana Patients
OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — January 1, 2018 marks the day that recreational marijuana will officially become legal in California. As districts contemplate how dispensaries will be affected, Proper Rx, a trailblazer in the industry, is devoted to educating its community about cannabis’ medicinal benefits.
Eaze is Moving Into Recreational Marijuana Delivery With New Funding
The cannabis industry has lit up in the last year, including weed delivery startup Eaze, which just raised $27 million in Series B financing and claims a 300 percent year-over-year increase in gross sales.
Drones and Self-Driving Cars Can’t Legally Deliver Marijuana in This State
When retail outlets in California finally get permission to start selling recreational marijuana at the start of 2018, thanks to a vote last year, there’s one notable way they won’t be able to deliver the drug—by drone.
Cal Can Biz Expo Interview: MJIC and Speedweed’s A.J. Gentile
In this Cal Can Biz Expo interview, watch Kristen Fox, Editor-in-Chief of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview A.J. Gentile, CEO of Speedweed.
San Diego Police Raid Two Illegal Cannabis Dispensaries
On Aug. 17, 2017, the San Diego Police Department narcotics unit raided two illegal cannabis dispensaries, bringing the number of raids on illegal dispensaries to more than 60 since March 2016.
First Harvest Launches Ufly420 for On-Demand Legal Cannabis Delivery
TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — First Harvest Corp. (OTCQB: HVST) (the “Company” or “First Harvest”), a technology, media and mobile gaming platform with a focus on the cannabis industry, announced today its monetizing beta version launch of Ufly420.
CNBC Presents a Special Episode ‘The Profit: Marijuana Millions’ on Tuesday, August 8 at 10 PM ET/PT
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On CNBC’s hit primetime series “The Profit,” entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis puts his own money on the line to help save and grow struggling businesses. Now, he’s headed to California, following the recent passage of Proposition 64, a new law that will soon allow any adult to buy cannabis legally. This time, he’s here not to invest, but to explore the business behind what will soon be the largest legal marijuana market in the world.
Harborside Named BEST of the East Bay 2017 in Four Cannabis Categories
OAKLAND, Calif., July 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The East Bay Express 2017 “Best of the East Bay” winners have been announced and Harborside has won all four cannabis categories for which they received nominations! Harborside thanks their patients for such accolades.
Skinvisible Improves the Delivery of Cannabis with Patented Invisicare Technology
LAS VEGAS, July 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Skinvisible announces that by mutual consent, its license agreement with Cannaskin, LLC has been terminated, allowing Skinvisible to pursue without constraints its objective of licensing its cannabis products globally.
Medical Marijuana Delivered Directly to Customers From Eaze
As California’s medical marijuana industry has grown to an $800 million dollar business, one company is hoping to take advantage of that by delivery the product directly to the customer.
BBB Warning: Marijuana Shipment Businesses
DENVER, June 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — BBB is issuing a warning after receiving a tip through ScamTracker that has led to the investigation of two web-based businesses-Denver Marijuana and Denver Smoke Buds. The BBB is investigating whether these businesses have attempted to capitalize on the legality of Colorado’s medical and recreational marijuana laws by falsely posing as legitimate sources for this substance.
Why Marijuana Stocks Will Benefit From Drone Deliveries
Here is a novel concept could increase the safety of cannabis deliveries and be a boon for marijuana stocks: drone deliveries. Not only will drone deliveries increase safety, but they will also make delivery faster and more convenient.
Los Angeles Issues Dispensary Map, Draft Business Regs and Zoning Ordinance
In the span of two days, the City of Los Angeles has taken three important steps toward regulating its legal cannabis market—issuing a cannabis dispensary map, draft commercial cannabis regulations and a proposed zoning ordinance.
Pot Couriers Searching for Path to Legalization in Sacramento
The California city has not forced any delivery businesses to shut down while officials sort out the rules for legalization in Sacramento.
Sacramento Names First Chief of Cannabis Policy and Enforcement
Sacramento is the first municipality to create a chief of cannabis policy and enforcement position at a city level. Joe Devlin started the job last week.
California’s Demand for Cannabis Delivery Spiked on April 20
Medical cannabis was in demand in California this past 420 holiday. According to Onfleet, a delivery management company, medical cannabis delivery in The Golden State spiked to great heights on April 20.
Vireo Launches New York City & Long Island’s First-Ever Medical Marijuana Home Delivery Program
NEW YORK, April 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Vireo Health of New York (“Vireo”), one of only five companies licensed by New York State to cultivate, manufacture and dispense medical marijuana, will launch New York City and Long Island’s first-ever medical marijuana home delivery program.
MariBiz Garners Enthusiastic Response at California Cannabis Business Expo for Its Unique, Innovative, Mobile-First Platform for Canna-Business Owners
LAS VEGAS, March 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MariBiz (http://maribiz.com/), the mobile-first platform for canna-businesses that wants to turn #Green2Gold, made big noise at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Diego — and the investment community is taking notice.
Black Market Marijuana: Big Business of the Illegal Marijuana Industry
American Vice: Black Market Marijuana follows four outlaws who run successful businesses growing, selling, and distributing illegal marijuana.
Elemental Wellness Approved as the First Legal Cannabis Delivery Service in San Jose
SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The San Jose City Council recently voted to amend the City Ordinance governing medical marijuana dispensaries to allow delivery services. Elemental has worked closely with the City to provide a safe, yet fully transparent experience for Elemental members.
Colorado Dispensaries Could Get The Right to Deliver
A bill introduced in the Colorado Senate could allow licensed dispensaries to obtain a state endorsement to make deliveries to homes. If passed, Senate Bill 192 would allow residential deliveries of up to one ounce of recreational marijuana and up to two ounces of medical marijuana. Dispensaries would not be allowed to deliver to commercial, public, hotel or dormitory addresses.
Marapharm Ventures Inc. “Marapharm” announces an acquisition in California
KELOWNA, British Columbia, Feb. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Marapharm has entered into an agreement to purchase a Medical Delivery Service with the specific and limited purpose to deliver, facilitate or coordinate cannabis transactions between qualified patients and caregivers.
Oregon Greenlights Dispensary to Deliver in Bend
With the Oregon Liquor Control Commission recently greenlighting one of the state’s first marijuana delivery services, Oregon’s retail marijuana industry is preparing to cover new ground.
Company Launching Medical Marijuana Delivery in New York
On Jan. 11, 2017, Vireo Health of New York, one of five medical marijuana companies licensed by the state of New York, announced that the New York State Department of Health has approved its medical marijuana delivery program, making it the first company in the state to receive such approval.
Vireo Approved for NY’s First-Ever Medical Marijuana Home Delivery Program
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Vireo Health of New York (“Vireo”), one of only five companies licensed by New York State to cultivate, manufacture and dispense medical marijuana, announced that it received approval from the New York State Department of Health to launch a medical marijuana home delivery program.
Marijuana Deliveries Are Expected to Spike on New Year’s
Weed deliveries have been in high demand throughout the holidays. On Dec. 23, pot deliveries jumped by 23% from the average on Fridays throughout the year, and they bumped up by 6% on Christmas Eve.
Riding High in Bridgetown: Portland Approves Marijuana Couriers
On Dec. 22, 2016, Oregon’s Portland City Council voted unanimously to amend its marijuana business regulations, creating a license for marijuana retail couriers.
Report: Majority of California’s MMJ Patients Support Clinton
On Oct. 27, 2016, on the heels of its recent $13 million Series B round of financing, Eaze, a medical marijuana delivery service in the state of California, released its first data report on the voting preferences of registered medical marijuana patients in California.
No Need to Speed: Eaze Evolves With Capital Raise
On Oct. 25, 2016, Eaze, a medical marijuana delivery service in California, announced that it had completed a $13 million Series B round of financing, bringing the company’s fundraising total to $25 million.
Marijuana Collectives Can Now Make Deliveries in San Jose
On Oct. 19, 2016, San Jose City Council passed an ordinance amending the San Jose Municipal Code, allowing the city’s 16 registered collectives to have delivery services, two cultivation facilities and one dispensing-only location.
6 Business Ideas for People Looking to Cash in on the Marijuana Boom
The Wild West of weed is on fire with entrepreneurial opportunities. Potpreneurs across America are legally growing, curing and cooking the skunky stuff in record numbers. As those who cultivate and sell the plant grow, so do the offshoot businesses sprouting up around them.
New York to Expand Medical Marijuana Program
On Aug. 30, 2016, the New York State Department of Health announced that it is going to expand its medical marijuana program.
State Department of Health Expands Medical Marijuana Program to Reach More Patients Suffering From Severe, Debilitating Illnesses in New York
ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The New York State Department of Health today announced that, based on a statewide needs assessment, it will implement numerous recommendations through new regulations and guidelines to enhance its Medical Marijuana Program.
Florida Welcomes Second Authorized Dispensary
On July 27, 2016, the Florida Department of Health announced that Surterra Therapeutics, the first company in Florida to receive a cultivation license, had been authorized by the DOH to begin processing and dispensing low-THC medical marijuana.
First Medical Marijuana Delivery Made in Florida
On July 23, 2016, Trulieve, a medical marijuana dispensary licensed by the state of Florida, announced that it had made the first authorized home delivery of low-THC medical cannabis.
Dispensary in Tallahassee Slated to be First Open in Florida
On July 20, 2016, Trulieve, a medical marijuana dispensary licensed by the state of Florida, announced that it had received authorization from the Florida Department of Health to begin dispensing low-THC medical marijuana.
Aurora Launches Same-Day Medical Marijuana Delivery in Calgary
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 24, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Aurora Cannabis Inc. (CSE:ACB)(FRANKFURT: 21P)(OTCQB: ACBFF)(WKN: A1C4WM) (“Aurora” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that the Company has launched same-day delivery of medical cannabis orders to registered customers in Calgary and surrounding communities, an area encompassing a population of 1.2 million people.
Start Up Offers Cannabis Subscriptions
A new company in Sacramento is offering a cannabis subscription-box service.
Colorado May Create Licenses for Cannabis Couriers
On April 12, 2016, the Colorado House of Representatives issued preliminary approval for House Bill 16-1211, a bill that would create retail and medical transporter licenses for cannabis couriers, during the bill’s second reading.