Massachusetts lawmakers are still working out the final provisions in the state’s recreational marijuana law, with one lawmaker proposing banning EBT cards to purchase the recreational drug.
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In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of MJINews.com, interview Jarrod Smith, CEO of Rolling Paper Depot.
PORTLAND, Ore., March 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Rob Patridge, Chair of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, today submitted his resignation to Oregon Governor Kate Brown. Patridge is leaving the OLCC to join the private sector. Patridge’s resignation from the Commission is effective March 10, 2017.
DENVER, Feb. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The fact that 190 million Americans now live in states where marijuana has been legalized to some degree is raising a number of questions and issues about how to integrate the American workforce and marijuana consumers rights in regards to drug testing.
DENVER, Feb. 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) has released a statement regarding the case against Richard Kirk, who has pled guilty to second-degree murder after confessing to the murder of his wife Kristine Kirk. Much of the news coverage attempted to connect the tragedy to the consumption of a cannabis infused edible.
Nothing evokes passionate debate in the cannabis community like the threat of big business taking over. The arguments against big marijuana fill the internet. The heartfelt plea to preserve small farms is echoed throughout the US, Canada, and Jamaica. At the Marijuana Business Conference in Las Vegas last November there was even a debate dedicated to arguing which was better: Craft Cannabis vs Big Marijuana.
BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 8, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — An analysis of retail sales by BDS Analystics since the rules took effect shows dramatic drops in sales in many dispensaries, and overall declines that threaten the economic health of businesses in the short-term.
BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 31, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — BDS Analytics launches the industry’s first-ever scientifically rigorous and trended consumer research survey dedicated to cannabis consumers.
BOULDER, Colo., July 20, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The cannabis boom is boosting more than dispensary traffic, grower income and state tax receipts — it also is hatching new cannabis brands at an intense pace.
MILWAUKEE, Wis., July 18, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Diamond Cut Co. is a marijuana lifestyle company that specializes in products for the burgeoning medicinal and recreational marijuana industry. We are proud to announce the first consumer marijuana scissor.
DENVER, Jan. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the largest and fastest growing technology platforms for the cannabis industry, will be presenting on stage at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this Friday, January 8, 2016 as part of the semi-finals for the Extreme Tech Challenge.
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.
Marijuana’s growing acceptance has helped grease the wheel to what could be a large boon to the United States farming industry—the growing of industrial hemp.
Every good business idea starts with an unmet need. Josh Gordon, CEO and founder of The Bureau, sees an unmet need for cannabis consumers to transport, store and present their product with class.
Ebbu specializes in creating healthier, safer cannabis-based medicinal and recreational products.
When companies like CannaBrand say they want to “weed out the stoners,” people shouldn’t care because smoking marijuana is an activity, not an identity.
There’s “Big Coal” and “Big Tobacco;” there’s “Big Oil,” and with the dominoes of cannabis prohibition tumbling, “Big Pot” rises.