The Senate Health and Human Services Committee on Wednesday approved a pair of bills promoting the growth of full-strength marijuana in the state and terminally ill patients’ right to try medicinal cannabis products.
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The Art of Gifting Marijuana
For many pot lovers, this Christmas is much more about reefer than wreaths. Gifting marijuana has long been a part of the culture, and the drug’s newly legal status is a source of Yuletide celebration in four states.
Surface Technology: Cannabis Growing Operations Flooring Contractor
LANCASTER, Penn., Dec. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As more firms across the US and Canada undertake growing cannabis in the new legalized environment, there is an increasing need for safe, marijuana-friendly industrial flooring systems. Surface Technology has emerged as the leader in planning and installing high-performance flooring and wall systems specifically designed to meet the needs of cannabis growing and processing facilities.
Braddock, Penn., Looks to Medical Marijuana For Economic Revitalization
A Pennsylvania town that lost its steel industry 25 years ago hopes a new medical marijuana facility will bring economic revitalization. Braddock, Penn., lost its steel industry more than 25 years ago and since has been considered a financially distressed community. But the prospect of a medical marijuana facility is encouraging news for the town.
Recent Trends Reveal Canadian Market Maturing Faster Than U.S.
“We are continuing to see Canadian companies invest in or acquire assets in U.S. cannabis markets […] looking to take advantage of increased demand abroad,” a Viridian Capital analyst says.
Michigan Bill Allowing Landlords to Ban MMJ Reaches Governor
Governor Rick Snyder has just a few bills from last session left to consider. Among them is a bill that would allow landlords to include a provision in their leases preventing tenants from smoking or growing medical marijuana.
The Wait for Legal Recreational MJ Is Almost Over in Massachusetts
Beginning Thursday, December 15th, it will be legal for adults 21 or older to possess up to an ounce of marijuana outside a home.
Marijuana Initiative Driving Northern California Real Estate Boom
A real estate boom has begun in Northern California as would-be growers anticipate the passage of the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. The act is not officially on the November ballot yet, but many people will be ready with slices of growing land from San Francisco to the so-called Emerald Triangle of Humboldt, Mendocino, and Trinity counties.
Hybrid Tech to Speak at Indoor Agriculture Energy Summit
PORTLAND, Ore., May 14, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Hybrid Tech President, Dan Gustafik, will speak at the Indoor Agriculture Energy Summit, on May 17th.
Avid Growing Systems’ Modular Cultivation Model Hits Home in California
LOS ANGELES, April 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — To create a competitive advantage over existing business models, Avid Growing Systems capitalizes on the third dimension: stacking their modular grow chambers 2 to 3 units high
Kush Bottles Named to Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12, 2014 /Weed Wire/ — Kush Bottles (www.kushbottles.com), North America’s premier supplier of customizable child-resistant packaging solutions and accessories for the legal cannabis industry, announced today that the company was named to the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies in America.
The Good and Not So Good: Cannabis Regulations and Standardization
In trying to win support to end the United States’ 70-year prohibition of cannabis, legislators across the country, particularly in the east, have enacted stringent laws and regulations to control the growing, production and distribution of the medicine.
Growing Out of Pot Investment Anxiety
Many venture capitalists are still nervous about investing in marijuana, despite a legal market estimated at $1.44 billion. Worries range from DEA enforcement action to scalability to a general squeamishness about “sin products.” A realistic way to take the risk/reward problem apart may be to look at the industry as a collection of mini-markets, each with unique characteristics.
Hydroponics Firm Predicts Weed Growth in NY
New York is on the radar as yet another state with the possibility of implementing marijuana legalization.