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Arkansas to Name Legal Medical Marijuana Growers on Feb. 27

Arkansas to Name Legal Medical Marijuana Growers on Feb. 27

Arkansas to Name Legal Medical Marijuana Growers on Feb. 27

The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission says the highest-scoring bids to become the first legal growers of medical marijuana in the state will be announced Feb. 27.

New Hampshire Legalization Bill Rejected by House Criminal Justice Committee

New Hampshire Legalization Bill Rejected by House Criminal Justice Committee

New Hampshire legalization will have to wait for at least one more year. On Nov. 14, 2017, the state House Criminal Justice Committee voted to reject House Bill 656, a bill that aimed to legalize recreational marijuana in the state.

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Kahnawake Legislative Coordinating Commission receives second request for Cannabis legislation

KAHNAWAKE, QUEBEC, Oct. 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Kahnawàke Legislative Coordinating Commission would like to inform the community that it has received an additional request for legislation regarding Cannabis.

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Marijuana Reform Advocates Ask Gov. Sununu to Veto Marijuana Study Commission Bill

CONCORD, N.H., July 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, advocates for legalizing and regulating marijuana in New Hampshire sent a letter to Gov. Chris Sununu asking him to veto HB 215, a bill that would create a study commission to consider marijuana legalization and regulation.

Legislative Conference Committee Stalls on Massachusetts Marijuana Bill

Legislative Conference Committee Stalls on Massachusetts Marijuana Bill

he Massachusetts House and Senate continue to be at odds over how to regulate recreational marijuana. On June 30, 2017, a six-member conference committee comprised of both House and Senate leadership announced that although it had missed its self-imposed deadline to come to an agreement, it would continue negotiations after the Fourth of July holiday.

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Medical Cannabis Advocates Call on Trump Administration to Use all Tools Available to Fight Opiate Crisis

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, June 16th, Governor Chris Christie (NJ) will chair the first meeting of the President’s commision on Drug Addiction and Combating Opioid abuse. Americans for Safe Access has submitted comments to the Commission detailing how medical cannabis can be used as a tool in fighting the opioid epidemic.

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Vermont Legislature Passes Bill to Make Marijuana Legal for Adults; Historic Measure Now Headed to the Governor’s Desk

MONTPELIER, V.T., May 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A bill that would make marijuana legal for adults in Vermont has received final approval from state legislators and is headed to the desk of Gov. Phil Scott.

Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission Voting on Stage One License Pre-approvals

Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission Voting on Stage One License Pre-approvals

On July 25, 2016, the Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission announced that it will live stream its vote on Stage One pre-approvals for 15 growers and 15 processors on Aug. 5, with entity names initially remaining anonymous.

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OLCC Approves Recreational Marijuana Licenses First Group of Growers Represent Cross-Section of Marijuana Industry

PORTLAND, Ore., April 29, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) has approved eight Recreational Marijuana producer licenses, the first licenses issued under Oregon’s legalized recreational marijuana system.

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Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission Announces Senatorial District Breakdown of Dispensary License Applications

BALTIMORE, Nov. 25, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) today announced the breakdown by senatorial district of all dispensary applications received by the November 6 stage one submission deadline.

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Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission Receives Nearly 900 Grower, Processor and Dispensary License Applications

BALTIMORE, Nov. 12, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission (MMCC) today announced it received 882 applications seeking grower, processor and dispenser licenses by the November 6 submission deadline.

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Peril and Possibility: Direct Sales Channel Marketing

Entrepreneurs must research direct marketing companies and business models carefully. There is a clear difference between a company that is dedicated to educating consumers and a similar model that operates more closely to a pyramid scheme.

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Marijuana Reform: Fears and Facts

The specifics vary by state, but most reform legislation has followed one of three formulas: decriminalization of marijuana possession, legalization of marijuana for medical use, or legalization of marijuana for adult recreational use.

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Proposed Maryland MMJ Fees Are Too High

When discussing the cannabis industry, we usually like to discuss the large amounts of money that dispensaries make. Often overlooked, however, are the extremely high fees that many dispensaries pay the state to stay open, such as licensing and permit fees. It is actually very expensive to start a marijuana dispensary; and in Maryland, it stands to be even more expensive.


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