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Cal Can Biz Expo Interview: MJIC’s Sturges Karban

Cal Can Biz Expo Interview: MJIC’s Sturges Karban

Cal Can Biz Expo Interview: MJIC’s Sturges Karban

In this Cal Can Biz Expo interview, watch Kristen Fox, Editor-in-Chief of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Sturges Karban, CEO of MJIC.

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Cannabis Growers Brace for Proposed Limits on Chemicals in Crop Sprays

The laid-back days when marijuana growers could spray crops with chemicals without fear of consequences are just about over as California prepares to deploy a strict new testing regimen, but the proposed regulations have sparked debate over claims they’ll force many pot merchants out of business.

New California Bill Would Allow County Fair Vendors To Sell Marijuana

New California Bill Would Allow County Fair Vendors To Sell Marijuana

A new California bill making its way through state legislation would allow county fair vendors to sell pot alongside the corn dogs and cotton candy.

Impact of Cannabis Businesses

LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas issued the following statement regarding an ordinance prohibiting all cannabis businesses and activities in the unincorporated areas of the County. The ordinance also imposes reasonable regulations on personal cannabis cultivation while businesses are further studied for potential regulation.

Oregon Set to Shield Marijuana User Data From US Officials

Oregon Set to Shield Marijuana User Data From US Officials

Oregon state lawmakers who fear heightened marijuana enforcement by federal agents overwhelmingly approved Monday a proposal to protect pot users from having their identities or cannabis-buying habits from being divulged by the shops that make buying pre-rolled joints and “magic” brownies as easy as grabbing a bottle of whiskey from the liquor store.

Licensing, Branding, and Franchising at the World of Cannabis

Licensing, Branding, and Franchises at the World of Cannabis

Whether you want to create one, invest in one, or buy from someone, hear Aaron Raskin of Harbinger Pro, plus AJ and Jen Gentile of SpeedWeed, discuss the pros and cons of legal cannabis licensing, branding and franchises at the World of Cannabis in Las Vegas.

Canopy Growth to launch online marijuana store in April

Canopy Growth to Launch Online Marijuana Store in April

Online sales could be one way recreational marijuana is sold after legalization. Canopy Growth, the parent company of Tweed, Bedrocan, and Mettrum, is preparing to launch a website that will sell marijuana from all three producers in one place.

Some Ohioans Want Residency Requirement For Medical Pot Business Licenses

Some Ohioans Want Residency Requirement for Medical Pot Business Licenses

As the Ohio Department of Commerce prepares to give licenses to medical marijuana growers, some entrepreneurs want the state to restrict licensees to only those who live in Ohio. Ohio’s medical marijuana law allows the Department of Commerce to grant licenses to 12 large growing operations and 12 small growing operations.

Legal Pot Could Steal More Than a Quarter of Beer Drinkers

Legal Pot Could Steal More Than a Quarter of Beer Drinkers

In the latest speculation about the impact of legal marijuana on beer sales, Cannabiz Consumer Group research shows more than a quarter of beer drinkers have switched or would switch to marijuana, causing a major hit to retail sales of beer. Cannabiz estimates retail sales of beer could drop $2 billion annually, or 7.1 percent of existing sales.

San Diego County Outlaws New Marijuana Operations

San Diego County Outlaws New Marijuana Operations

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors has voted to prohibit new marijuana operations in unincorporated areas and to set a closing date for existing operations. The 3-2 vote by the Board of Supervisors will allow three existing dispensaries to operate until 2022. Two dispensaries in the process of getting permits can open, but they also must close within five years.

World of Cannabis: Acquisitions and Mergers

Buying, selling or investing in any business requires proper due diligence. In the cannabis industry – you need to take extra steps. Hear Kevin Sutherland, CEO of Canna Mergers, and Paul Shively, a compliance expert, discuss the diligence you need to perform as you invest in the legal cannabis industry.

Nevada Senate Bill Would Allow Some Public Use of Marijuana

Nevada Senate Bill Would Allow Some Public Use of Marijuana

A bill introduced in the Nevada Senate would allow public use of marijuana in certain circumstances, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. As of Jan. 1, 2017, Nevadans can possess marijuana, but they can use it only in private residences. Senate Bill 236 would allow local governments to give businesses and events licenses so patrons can use marijuana publicly.

Has Recreational Marijuana Use Become Too Big To Jail?

Has Recreational Marijuana Use Become Too Big to Jail?

Enforcing marijuana laws: FNC’s Alicia Acuna on concerns the Trump Administration may get tougher on enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana use.

Lindy Snider wants to get into Pennsylvania's medical marijuana business

Lindy Snider Getting Into Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Industry

Lindy Snider, daughter of the late Pennsylvania business and sports leader Ed Snider, wants to get into Pennsylvania’s fledgling medical marijuana industry. She hopes to build a 125,000 square-foot growing space on the northeast side of Philadelphia. She said her late father, owner of the Philadelphia Flyers, would have endorsed medical marijuana as a good business idea.

San Francisco Bay Area Now Has a Cold-Brewed Cannabis Coffee

San Francisco Bay Area Now Has a Cold-Brewed Cannabis Coffee

A new cold-brewed coffee drink infused with THC is now available in the San Francisco Bay area. Somatik is a joint effort between the edibles company of the same name and Ritual Roasters. The 8-ounce bottles are available at several Bay-area dispensaries or through the CANNVIS delivery service for $12 each.

Can Aphria Inc. Challenge Canopy Growth Corp.’s Dope Dominance?

Can Aphria Inc. Challenge Canopy Growth Corp.’s Dope Dominance?

Canopy Growth Corp. has garnered the most attention and established itself as the market leader; however, there is another company in the Canadian marijuana industry that could emerge as a potential winner.

Canopy Growth Corp. Could Crash Over Use of Banned Pesticides

Canopy Growth Corp. Could Crash Over Use of Banned Pesticides

Canopy Growth’s recently acquired Mettrum Ltd. stated that it wrote off $800,000 of costs owing to a series of recalls over the use of a banned pesticides. The staff at Mettrum feared detection from authorities, so they hid the pesticides in the office’s ceiling tiles.

Smart Business Opportunities in the Emerging Legal Cannabis Industry

Smart Business Opportunities in the Emerging Legal Cannabis Industry

The cannabis industry seems unstoppably ascendant at the moment. Medicinal marijuana is now legal in 28 states plus D.C., while recreational marijuana is legal in nine states plus D.C., which opens the doors for a lot of new business opportunities.

Should Marijuana Stocks Fear Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch?

Should Cannabis Stocks Fear Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch?

While there are a number of big issues and industries that could be impacted by the Gorsuch nomination (should he be confirmed), the marijuana industry and marijuana stocks have to be wondering how this nomination could impact them.

Etain to Offer Discounts to Repeat Medical Marijuana Customers in New York

Etain to Offer Discounts to Repeat Medical Marijuana Customers in New York

A New York medical marijuana company plans to offer discounts to repeat customers, according to a Jan. 29, 2017, article in the Times Union of Albany, N.Y. With four dispensaries statewide, Etain is one of five medical marijuana providers in the state. The company will begin a tiered system of discounts starting Jan. 31, 2017.


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