Rep. Allen Peake, a state congressman in Georgia, has begun distributing medical marijuana oil to qualifying patients within the state. Although Georgia legalized low-THC medical marijuana in 2015, there is no legal method for patients to obtain it, which prompted Peake to take action.
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On April 27, 2017, in an interview with Chuck Todd, host of NBC’s Meet the Press, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper recounted a recent talk he had with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and indicated that he doesn’t foresee Sessions cracking down on state-legal marijuana.
WASHINGTON, April 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — With eight states and Washington, D.C. now allowing for adult-use recreational marijuana and 29 states legalizing medical marijuana, it is time to align federal and state laws – specifically as it relates to the banking crisis confronting marijuana-related businesses.
As marijuana states back off of social pot use for fear of inciting a federal crackdown, Nevada is bucking the trend and pushing ahead with marijuana clubs.
DENVER, April 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Ubiquitech Software Corp. (OTC PINK: UBQU) is announcing to shareholders that its subsidiary HempLife Today™, an innovative and growing Company offering the finest CBD (Cannabidiol), products derived from Hemp, has had two record breaking sales weekends in a row for its CannazALL™ line of CBD products, and the Company expects this upward trend to continue.
DENVER, Colo., April 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — 4/20, the unofficial marijuana holiday has passed, but the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) will extend its partnership with ridesharing company, Lyft, until May 12.
EVERGREEN, Colo., April 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — ebbu™, an industry leader in cannabis research, has developed the industry’s first line of fast-acting, 100% water-soluble, truly consistent edible products that deliver a predictable and reliable experience.
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of http://www.MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Bradley Orr, CEO of Stratos.
BOULDER, Colo., April 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wana Brands has united its top selling sour gummies with CBD, a consumer favorite, for its latest line extension CBD Specific Gummies.
Though a benchmark cannabis bill might that brings on a tougher regulatory environment might not seem like a good thing, it’s actually great news for legal businesses and marijuana stocks.
On April 19, 2017, the California Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions advised judges in California that holding a financial interest in any marijuana-related venture, whether medical or recreational, would violate the California Code of Judicial Ethics.
DENVER, April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Ubiquitech Software Corp. (OTC PINK: UBQU), through its subsidiary HempLife Today™ an innovative and growing Company offering the finest CBD (Cannabidiol), products derived from Hemp, is celebrating 420 and rewarding its customers by offering its largest semi-annual discount on all of its CannazALL™ CBD products.
The first U.S. drive-through marijuana dispensary, The Tumbleweed Express Drive-Thru, is set to open on Thursday in a small town in Colorado.
DENVER, April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB: MSRT), a leading technology platform for medical cannabis patients and businesses, is pleased to announce it has partnered with Whoopi & Maya, a medical cannabis product company founded by Whoopi Goldberg and Maya Elisabeth, to promote their expansion plans, which are expected in the coming months.
A bill that just passed through the State Legislature clarifies the law that county governments do have the authority to collect special marijuana sales tax.
DENVER, April 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (the “Company”), a business-to-business consulting firm and distributor of ancillary products and services to the cannabis industry, today announced it has secured its first retainer client (the “Client”) in the state of Louisiana.
Colorado lawmakers on Thursday backed off plans to become the first U.S. state to regulate marijuana clubs, saying approval of Amsterdam-style pot clubs could invite a federal crackdown.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., April 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — At a press conference today, State Senator Heather Steans (D-Chicago) and State Representative Kelly Cassidy (D-Chicago) announced plans to hold the first subject matter hearing on the topic at 12 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in the Bilandic building.
DENVER, April 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (the “Company”), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced the addition of Dr. Av Singh to its SoHum Advisory Board.
BOULDER, Colo., April 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wana Brands Co-Owner Nancy Whiteman will offer Cannabis industry insights on innovative trends and discuss tools and strategies for marketing infused products at leading industry events.
DENVER, April 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Ubiquitech Software Corp. (OTC PINK: UBQU), through its subsidiary HempLife Today, an innovative and growing Company offering the finest CBD (Cannabidiol) products derived from Hemp, is announcing that it is giving away a free trial pack of six (6) CannazALL™ CBD GelCaps to all existing shareholders, their families and friends.
BOULDER, Colo., April 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — WeGrow, an interactive educational app using proprietary chatbot-based technology has launched in the iOS store.
Governors from the first four states to legalize recreational marijuana are asking the Trump administration to let the pot experiments continue.
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Today, the governors of the first four states to have regulated cannabis sales for all adults sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, urging the Trump Administration to maintain existing policies related to the enforcement of federal marijuana laws.
DENVER, April 3, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB: MSRT), a leading technology platform for medical cannabis patients and businesses, is pleased to announce it has launched an updated business portal.
PUEBLO, Colo., March 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In response to recent anti-cannabis moves by ProPuebloCO, The Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) has released a statement:
On April 1, 2017, the 2nd annual 420 Games is being held at California’s Santa Monica Pier. The event stands in it’s own lane in terms of marijuana-themed occasions. The games will include a 4.2-mile run, a pre- and post-run yoga workout, and speeches from former NFL players. The event in Santa Monica kicks off the 420 Games’ 2017 Tour, which will also head to Colorado and Oregon.
Democrats from Oregon and Colorado–along with a Republican from Kentucky–are proposing bills in the U.S. Congress that would establish federal regulations for marijuana businesses, according to The Hill. Legislation from Oregon’s Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Earl Blumenauer would get rid of the federal ban on marijuana.
DENVER, March 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) has released a statement regarding the recent decision by a bipartisan group of U.S. senators and representatives to introduce a package of marijuana reform bills intended to lay the framework for federal regulation of cannabis while protecting and existing states-based programs.
DENVER, March 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The New Federalism Fund applauds Reps. Carlos Curbleo (R-FL 26), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR 3) and Sens. Ron Wyden (D-OR), Rand Paul (R-KY) for introducing the Small Business Tax Equity Act of 2017 in the U.S. House and Senate on Thursday, March 30.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The 2nd annual 420 Games coming to the Santa Monica Pier on April 1st is not your normal marijuana event. The event starts at 8 am with a 4.2 mile run from Santa Monica to Venice and back.
DENVER, March 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB: MSRT), a leading technology platform for medical cannabis patients and businesses, is pleased to announce it has launched a new website, accessible at www.MassRoots.com.
On March 20, 2017, the Colorado Department of Transportation announced that it has partnered with the ridesharing company Lyft to introduce the 320 Movement, a campaign to encourage cannabis consumers to plan their rides before getting high.
Two Illinois legislators have introduced bills to legalize recreational marijuana in the state. However, state Sen. Heather Steans and state Rep. Kelly Cassidy, both Democrats from the north side of Chicago, said they will not put the bills up for a vote this year. Rather, they will hold hearings on the bills with an eye toward putting them up for a vote next year.
DENVER, March 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (the “Company”), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced that five of its active clients have successfully submitted application materials and supporting documents for the purpose of acquiring business licenses to operate within the newly founded medical cannabis program that is to be regulated by the State of Pennsylvania.
DENVER, March 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Next month, tens of thousands of people will gather in Civic Center Park in a celebration of cannabis culture—more affectionately known as 4/20. As marijuana users begin to plan their attendance at what is estimated to be the world’s largest 4/20 rally, CDOT has partnered with Lyft to launch the 320 Movement, a movement to plan a ride before you’re high.
DENVER, March 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB: MSRT), a leading technology platform for the medical cannabis industry, announced today that the company has registered more than one million users on its platform.
On March 17, 2017, event organizers behind the Denver 420 Fest, a two-day cannabis festival, announced that the event has been canceled.
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., March 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — CannaGrow Holdings, Inc., (OTC PINK: CGRW) — A Liaison and Consultant providing turnkey solutions to licensed growers, announces Category One Botanicals, LLC, the Licensed Grower, has received the lab analysis on the first Winter Test Run in the Ranger Series 2000 Climate Controlled Greenhouse.
DENVER, March 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — IMPACT Network, a nonprofit dedicated to Improving Marijuana Policy and Accelerating Cannabinoid Therapeutics, announced their new focus on cannabis for women’s health, as well as several new executive team appointments that will support Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Michele Ross, and newly promoted Deputy Executive Director Susan Parker.
BOULDER, Colo., March 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Move over, Blue Dream. A new strain is muscling into your territory on the dispensary shelf.
DENVER, March 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, is pleased to announce it has retired all convertible debt on its balance sheet.
The Colorado House has voted to impose a new restriction on the number of marijuana plants that can be grown in a residential space, according to a March 13, 2017 article in the Denver Post. If passed into law, the bill approved in the House would restrict all residential growing to 16 plants.
On March 9, 2017, the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies announced that Colorado Securities Commissioner Gerald Rome has ordered John W. Long, Jr., of Nederland, as well as his marijuana businesses, Green Farms Consulting and Green Farms Holdings, to cease and desist offering and selling unregistered securities.
DENVER, March 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached an agreement with Grow Depot, a Northglenn, Colo. hydroponics and organics supply store, resolving alleged violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).
The Denver FBI honored a youth dropout prevention group Thursday, apparently without realizing it is partially funded with taxes from the marijuana industry.
The Colorado Senate has approved marijuana clubs, where members can bring their own pot, according to a March 9, 2017, article by the Associated Press. Under the senate bill, the marijuana clubs would only be permitted to serve light snacks. Alcohol would be prohibited. However, Gov. John Hickenlooper has suggested he might veto the bill.
DENVER, March 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Colorado Securities Commissioner Gerald Rome has issued a cease and desist order to John W. Long, Jr. of Nederland along with his businesses, Green Farms Consulting, LLC and Green Farms Holdings, LLC, for the unauthorized solicitation of investment funds by an unlicensed representative for a marijuana business.
BOULDER, Colo., March 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As Wana Brands continues to dominate the Colorado market and expand into emerging markets, the leading producer of cannabis-infused edibles has released a reformation of a classic favorite as well as a new line extension.
A committee in the Colorado House has voted to restrict the number of home-grown marijuana plants to 12, according to the Associated Press. The committee voted 11-2 for the limitation. Currently, medical-marijuana users are allowed to have up to 99 plants at home, while recreational users can have six, which can be placed in greenhouses operated by co-ops.