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Cannabis Benchmarks Wholesale Market Report

U.S. Wholesale Cannabis Prices Down 18.6% During First Half of 2017, Despite Relative Stability

U.S. Wholesale Cannabis Prices Down 18.6% During First Half of 2017, Despite Relative Stability

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Benchmarks®, a division of New Leaf Data Services, LLC and the cannabis industry’s only independent assessor of wholesale prices, has released its 2017 Mid-Year Wholesale Market Report.

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Tomorrow: Board of Physicians Holds Public Hearing to Discuss New Medical Marijuana Conditions

HARTFORD, Conn., Aug. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Tomorrow, on Friday, August 18th at 8:30am the Board of Physicians will hold a public hearing to discuss the addition of two conditions to the Medical Marijuana Program.

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Commissioner Seagull Recommends New Medical Marijuana Conditions

HARTFORD, Conn., June 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On Wednesday, June 7th, the Board of Physicians met to discuss five (5) petitions to add new conditions to the Medical Marijuana Program. The Board took votes and made recommendations to the Commissioner.

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Connecticut Board of Physicians Holds Public Hearing to Discuss Petitions for Additional Conditions for Medical Marijuana Program

HARTFORD, Conn., June 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – TOMORROW, Wednesday, June 7th, at 8:30am, the state Board of Physicians will hold a public hearing to discuss petitions it has received to add five conditions to Connecticut’s medical marijuana program.

Proposed Connecticut Budget Bill Adds Cannabis Legalization

Proposed Connecticut Budget Bill Adds Cannabis Legalization

In a Connecticut budget bill introduced on May 16, 2017, Democrats included legalizing, regulating and taxing recreational marijuana. According to the Marijuana Policy Project, the proposal would allow adults 21 and older to buy marijuana from dispensaries.

US Voter Support For Marijuana Hits New High; Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; 76 Percent Say Their Finances Are Excellent Or Good

HAMDEN, Conn., April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American voters say 60 – 34 percent “that the use of marijuana should be made legal in the U.S.,” the highest level of support for legalized marijuana in a Quinnipiac University national poll. Republicans and voters over 65 years old are the only listed party, gender, education, age or racial groups to oppose legalized marijuana.

Cannabis Benchmarks Wholesale Market Report

Cannabis Benchmarks® and Guardian Data Systems Partner To Provide Cannabis Businesses Real-Time Pricing and Transaction Data for Better Inventory Management

STAMFORD, Conn., March 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Benchmarks®, a division of New Leaf Data Services, LLC, and Guardian Data Systems, a leading ERP and POS solution provider, have announced a partnership to bring real-time transaction and cost data to cannabis businesses.

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Consumer Protection Commissioner Proposed New Medical Marijuana Conditions

HARTFORD, Conn., Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Commissioner Jonathan A. Harris informed the Board of Physicians of his decision regarding which conditions DCP will seek to add to the list of debilitating conditions through the regulation making process.

Cannabis Benchmarks Wholesale Market Report

Double-Digit Price Declines in Wholesale Cannabis Markets in 2016 Driven by Changes in Cultivation Methods and Greater Supply

STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 9. 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Benchmarks®, a division of New Leaf Data Services, LLC and the cannabis industry’s only independent assessor of wholesale prices, has released its Annual Review & Outlook: 2016-2017 Edition.

Connecticut Talks Green in Recreational Marijuana Estimate

Connecticut Talks Green in Recreational Marijuana Estimate

On Feb. 1, 2017, the Connecticut General Assembly’s Office of Fiscal Analysis released a fiscal estimate for the legalization of recreational marijuana in the state, noting that the state could earn $30.1 million to $63.9 million in tax revenue during the first full year of implementation.

Medical MJ a Growing Biz in CT: Number of Patients Tops 15,000

Medical MJ a Growing Biz in CT: Number of Patients Tops 15,000

The number of dispensaries in the state also has increased, from the original six to eight, with a ninth, which has met neighborhood resistance, planned in Milford. Much of the growth has come because “the doctors are looking at medical marijuana as a legit treatment option,” Pharmacist Nicholas Tamborrino said.

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Cannabis Benchmarks Predicts California Wholesale Cannabis Prices Will Increase at Outset of Legal Recreational Market

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 2, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Benchmarks®, a division of New Leaf Data Services, LLC, is predicting that wholesale cannabis prices will initially increase with the implementation of California’s Proposition 64.

State To Promote Expanded Medical Marijuana Research

State to Promote Expanded Medical Marijuana Research

Reforms to the state’s medical marijuana program will allow Connecticut hospitals, universities, growers and dispensaries to conduct research into medical cannabis, supplementing the limited federal research available on the drug’s palliative effects. The Department of Consumer Protection will begin accepting research proposals Oct. 1. The move is part of a number of changes to the

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Global Alpha Forum to Host First Cannabis Finance Symposium

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Global Alpha Forum, in conjunction with GreenWave Advisors and Greenhouse Ventures, will present its first Cannabis Finance Symposium as part of its annual marquee alternative investment conference to be held October 6th and 7th in Stamford, CT.

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Connecticut Welcomes Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Milford

On Aug. 3, 2016, Southern CT Wellness & Healing opened in Milford, Connecticut. With the addition of SCWH to the state’s list of licensed dispensary facilities, Connecticut now has a total of eight medical marijuana dispensaries.

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Cannabis Benchmarks Releases® 2016 Mid-Year Review & Outlook

STAMFORD, Conn., August 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Benchmarks®, a division of New Leaf Data Services, LLC and the cannabis industry’s independent assessor of wholesale prices, has released its 2016 Mid-Year Review & Outlook.

Department of Consumer Protection Commends State Legislature for Passing Medical Marijuana Access for Patients Under 18

HARTFORD, Conn., May 2, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — On Friday, HB 5450 passed the State Senate after passing the House on April 20th. The Department of Consumer Protection commends the members of the legislature who supported this thoughtful expansion of Connecticut’s medical marijuana program.

2016

Most Likely to Succeed in 2016

Marijuana activists and political junkies can barely wait for 2016 to begin, and the list-making has been in full flower for months. But full adult-use legalization may depend as much on the nuts and bolts of petition deadlines or legislative calendars as it does on history, social attitudes and the state of medical marijuana regulation.

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Strategic Water Resources Chooses Maine-based Vista Green Group to Represent SWR 50 Water Filtration and Conservation System to US & Canadian Cannabis Markets

Portland, Maine, Aug. 5, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Strategic Water Resources of Mystic, CT has partnered with Portland, Maine-based Vista Green Group to introduce its advanced water purification, oxygenation, and conservation system—SWR 50—to US and Canadian cannabis growers and producers.

Green Leaf Innovations

Green Leaf Innovations, Inc., Selected for Inclusion in The Marijuana Index

WILTON, Conn., July 27, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Green Leaf Innovations, Inc. (OTC Pink: GRLF), provider of services and products to the marijuana industry, today announced that it has been selected for inclusion in The Marijuana Index.

Time

Time to Invest in Medical Marijuana as Big Names Lead?

When the Washington Times dedicates a column to billionaire George Soros’s role in the campaign to legalize medical marijuana, then you could say the movement has come of age. He has pumped at least $80 million into it since 1994, hoping to fund grass-roots initiatives that pressure local politicians.


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