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Massachusetts State lawmaker proposes ban on EBT cards for pot sales

Massachusetts Lawmaker Proposes Ban on EBT Cards for Pot Sales

Massachusetts Lawmaker Proposes Ban on EBT Cards for Pot Sales

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.


Oregon Liquor Control Commission Chair Rob Patridge Resigns

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.


NORML Forms Multi-State Workplace Drug Testing Coalition

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.

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Cannabis Business Alliance Statement: Richard Kirk Case

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.

The Real Reason Craft Cannabis is Here to Stay

The Real Reason Craft Cannabis is Here to Stay

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.

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Oregon Regulatory Snafus Hobble Cannabis Industry

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.


Diamond Cut Co. Announces – The Premier – Signature 3½” Original Lifestyle Herb Scissor

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.

MassRoots Users Funding Round and Crosses Half a Million Users and NASDAQ

Cannabis Technology Platform MassRoots to Present at CES This Friday, January 8, 2016

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.


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.