Charlottetown, PE, Feb. 28, 2018 /Weed Wire/ —The Prince Edward Island Liquor Control Commission has announced new details regarding the province’s model for cannabis sales.
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CANNABIS COMPLIANCE INC. (CCI) announces successful retail licence for its client National Access Cannabis (NAC) and gears up for private retail consulting.
TORONTO, Ontario, Feb. 22, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – CANNABIS COMPLIANCE INC. (CCI) of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is pleased to announce the conditional acceptance for securing cannabis retail licence in Manitoba for National Access Cannabis (NAC).
Province of Newfoundland and Labrador Issues RFP for Cannabis Retailers
While the province of Newfoundland and Labrador has its key policies in place for recreational legalization and has secured a supply agreement with Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED) to provide cannabis for the province, it is now ready to hear from prospective cannabis retailers.
Canada’s Alberta Sets Out Rules for Recreational Pot Shops
Alberta said on Friday recreational marijuana will be sold in licensed private retail stores to be overseen by a government regulator, as the energy-rich province unveiled its guidelines for pot just months before it is legalized in Canada.
New Brunswick Cannabis Stores to Have Refined Design Elements
While the locations for New Brunswick cannabis stores were only recently announced, the province is moving full steam ahead, completing design plans for the retail cannabis properties expected to open this summer.
Cannabis NB Store Designs Revealed
FREDERICTON, GNB, Feb. 15, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – The Cannabis NB store designs were unveiled today.
Colorado Marijuana Sales Hit a Record $1.5 Billion in 2017
Colorado marijuana shops raked in a record $1.51 billion sales of medical and recreational cannabis, edibles and concentrate products during 2017, according to Colorado Department of Revenue data released Friday.
British Columbia Marijuana Market Details Revealed
Canada is nearing its rollout of recreational marijuana this summer and while there have been challenges in keeping up with the federal deadline, the British Columbia marijuana market is taking shape.
Senate Joins House in Passing Indiana Cannabis Oil Bill
The Indiana Legislature is poised to allow anyone to purchase and use a cannabis-derived extract believed to have therapeutic benefits, following a key vote by the state Senate on Monday.
MED Bulletin: New Outdoor Cultivation Security Requirements Mandatory on Jan. 1, 2019
DENVER, Feb. 5, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — This Industry Bulletin is being issued to notify licensees of new requirements for outdoor or greenhouse medical and retail marijuana cultivations (collectively referred to as “Outdoor Cultivations”), effective January 1, 2019.
Cannabis Retail, Driving Laws Amongst New Firm-on-Safety Policy Decisions
VANCOUVER, B.C., Feb. 5, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — As British Columbia works towards the federal timeline for legalization of non-medical cannabis in July 2018, the Province continues to set policy direction to meet the needs and expectations of British Columbians.
Liquor Distribution Branch Begins Preparing for Retail and Online Non-medical Cannabis Sales
VANCOUVER, B.C., Feb. 4, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — The BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is aiming to open the first government-operated non-medical cannabis retail store by late summer, and has begun exploring an e-commerce model to offer online sales to the public.
Legal Weed: Politicians and Police Cashing in on New Industry
Who gets to profit from Canada’s booming weed industry? Researchers at The Weekly found that nearly 40 former politicians and police officers are involved in medicinal marijuana companies, set to make retail sales as soon as it becomes legal.
Alaska’s Marijuana Tax Revenue Falls Short Two Months in a Row
A new report has confirmed that Alaska’s marijuana tax revenue fell short two months in a row. The dip started in November 2017 and continued downward through December 2017.
No Crackdown on Pot ‘Gifting’ Businesses in Boston Area
Massachusetts’ legalization of recreational marijuana has created a cottage industry of companies selling the drug under the guise of giving it away for free, or pot “gifting.”
Update on Cannabis NB retail locations
FREDERICTON, New Brunswick, Jan. 31, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — The provincial government has announced the locations of the final nine Cannabis NB retail stores.
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.
Nevada’s Recreational Cannabis Sales Continue to Surpass Projections
It has been just over six months since Nevada began selling legal recreational cannabis, and sales continue to surpass the Silver State’s projections.
Once Pot-Friendly California County Bans Marijuana
A previously pot-friendly rural Northern California county has reversed course and banned commercial marijuana farms, paving the way for lawsuits from growers who previously received permits and paid taxes.
GOP Senator Offers Bill to Legalize Marijuana in Kentucky
A member of the Republican leadership team in the Kentucky Senate has introduced a bill aimed at legalizing marijuana.
Province Sets Next Policy Directions for Cannabis Legalization
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island, Jan. 16, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — As Prince Edward Island works to meet the federal government’s timeline for cannabis legalization this summer, the province continues to set policy direction to meet the needs and expectations of Islanders.
Award-Winning Team Behind Green Man Cannabis Launches New Retail Franchise, ONE Cannabis
DENVER, Jan. 16, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – The seasoned entrepreneur behind Green Man Cannabis—one of the best cannabis dispensaries in the nation, well known for its connoisseur grade craft cannabis and many Cannabis Cup wins—is looking to save others from making the countless, million-dollar mistakes he made with the launch of his new franchised brand ONE Cannabis.
Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Guillermo Live at a Legal Pot Shop in West Hollywood
As of January 1st it is legal to sell and buy cannabis for recreational use here in the state of California. There is a lot of curiosity about it, so we sent Guillermo out on a mission to a store called ‘MedMen’ in West Hollywood to get all the details.
Tree of Life Seeds Launches CBD Product Line with Arkansas in Sights
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 10, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Tree of Life Seeds, Inc., an Arkansas-owned, premium hemp genetics company based in Colorado, has launched a full line of hemp oil CBD products and is planning to bring production facilities to Arkansas.
L’Eagle Services Earns Clean Green Certification
DENVER, Jan. 9, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — As cannabis consumers begin to differentiate between quality product and the rest of their product selections, L’Eagle Services — a cannabis cultivator and retail dispensary specializing in clean cannabis — is now offering its clients Clean Green Certified cannabis flower and infused products they can count on.
Saskatchewan Cannabis Retail Permits Marked for Private Retailers
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.
Cannabis To Be Sold by Private Retailers, Regulated by SLGA
REGINA, Saskatchewan, Jan. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) will issue approximately 60 cannabis retail permits to private operators in as many as 40 Saskatchewan municipalities and First Nation communities.
With More States Legalizing Recreational Weed, Will Sales in Colorado Suffer?
Colorado’s marijuana sales continue to rise, from more than $683 million sold the first year it was legal to more than $1.2 billion from January to October this year. But with more and more states legalizing recreational cannabis, will sales in Colorado suffer?
Province Evaluating Proposals for Cannabis Retail Locations
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Dec. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Manitoba government is beginning the next step in establishing a hybrid system for the distribution and retail of legal cannabis by evaluating proposals from applicants seeking to operate retail locations, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today.
Nevada’s Recreational Marijuana Market Hits $38M, Soars Past Colorado
Nevada’s recreational marijuana industry hit a new high, selling more than $37.9 million in October. The state has earned nearly $20 million in marijuana tax revenue since the adult-use market launched in July.
Some California Recreational Cannabis Shops Won’t Open on New Year’s Day
On Jan. 1, 2018, California recreational cannabis shops will be allowed to sell recreational cannabis legally, but only if they’ve been issued their state-required licenses.
California Tax Help for Cannabis Industry Retailers
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.
California Issues Recreational Marijuana Licenses to Local Dispensaries
The state issued the first few licenses to sell recreational marijuana beginning in January. One of those businesses is in Santa Cruz and Maria Medinat talked with the firm’s founder on Friday.
Cannabis Control Commission Continues Public Policy Discussion
BOSTON, Dec. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, the Cannabis Control Commission held its third day of public deliberation on policy matters that will inform the implementation of the recreational adult use cannabis industry in Massachusetts.
Diego Pellicer Worldwide To Develop New, Industry Leading Premium Marijuana Branding And Retail Prototypes
SEATTLE, Dec. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc., the premium marijuana brand and retail development company, today announced that it has partnered with world-class architect Michael Rotondi, FAIA, and creative trailblazer Jill Savini to develop retail prototypes and innovative branding for future store locations.
How to Set Up a Legal Marijuana Business in California
In just 21 days, recreational marijuana sales will be legal in California. Many are predicting a “Green Rush,” so here’s how to set up a legal marijuana business in the state.
U.S. States Tried Decriminalizing Pot Before. Here’s Why It Didn’t Work
In the past five years, eight states and Washington, D.C., have legalized recreational marijuana for adults. Today, 68 million people live in areas where marijuana is treated like alcohol or tobacco.
First Directions Set on Cannabis Regulation
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island, Dec. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The provincial government today outlined three significant directions related to implementing the federal government’s objective of legalizing cannabis.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Approves Recreational Pot Rules
San Francisco could have recreational weed for sale the first week of January under legislation signed by San Francisco’s mayor.
Massachusetts Marijuana Tax Revenue Projection Swings Wide for First Year
Massachusetts marijuana tax revenue in the Bay State has been given a wide-ranging projection for recreational marijuana’s first year of sales. According to a Massachusetts Department of Revenue analysis, tax revenue will range between $44-82 million in fiscal year 2019.
Marijuana Point-of-Sale Technology Designed to Ensure Owner Compliance
Medicinal marijuana stores are finally beginning to open after Maryland legalized the substance in 2013, and a California-based company is helping make that transition smoother.
BC Releases First Decisions on Cannabis Regulation After Public Engagement
VANCOUVER, B.C., Dec. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — After considering input from 48,951 British Columbians, and submissions from 141 local and Indigenous governments and a range of other interested stakeholders, the Province has announced a number of key decisions related to the anticipated legalization of non-medical cannabis in July 2018.
CCI and NAC Announce Manitoba Tender Intentions
OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Cannabis Compliance Inc. (“CCI”) is pleased to announce that it is working with National Access Cannabis Corp. (“NAC”), providing technical services in connection with NAC’s anticipated proposal to the Manitoba Request for Proposal for Retail Cannabis stores (RFP 10QGET-CRS-2017) (the “RFP”) due December 22, 2017.
Gov. Holcomb Gives Indiana Retailers 60 Days to Remove CBD Oil
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.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Alaska Marijuana Economy
In February 2015, Alaska became one of the first states to legalize recreational marijuana with a 53% vote in favor of the drug. Even though cannabis was made legal in the state, it took another year for Alaska to approve cannabis retail stores and manufacturers. Now, since the state has approved full legalization, the industry has grown, affecting Alaska’s economy in a number of ways.
Las Vegas Marijuana Dispensaries Offer Black Friday Deals
Big-box stores won’t be the only ones offering discounts to shoppers in Las Vegas this Black Friday. Marijuana dispensaries are rolling out deals, too.
Nevada Cannabis Sales Exceed State’s September Estimate
It looks like Nevada cannabis sales are still ranking high for the recreational market. The Nevada Department of Taxation released the state’s results for recreational cannabis sales for the month of September, and the data proves that sales are still going strong.
Statement on the Government of Québec’s plan for the Regulation of Cannabis
OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Canada, and the licensed producers of medical cannabis that it represents, share Province’s commitment to ensuring adult Quebecers have access to safe, regulated cannabis products and support the Government’s decision to make clear its intentions regarding the distribution and retail of adult-use cannabis.
Medical Marijuana Company Plans Cyber Monday Deal in New York
A medical marijuana company in New York is looking to start the holiday shopping season off on a high note with a Cyber Monday deal on weed.