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Is Jamaica’s ganja industry going up in smoke?

Is Jamaica’s ganja industry going up in smoke?

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Oct. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – With ganja being the hot topic around the world, it is no doubt that Jamaica is expected to be at the front of the line to reap rewards.

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Top California Cannabis Cultivator Expands Veterans Internship Program, Offering ‘Boot Camp’ Experience to Succeed in Multibillion-Dollar Emerging Sector

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — THC Design Launches 12-Week Cannabis Cultivation Internship Program to Teach Veterans Advanced Cultivation Skills and Groom New Talent for Company and Industry


State Granted DEA Permit to Help Growers Import Industrial Hemp Seed and Advance Research Opportunities Industrial Hemp Working Group Meets for First Time Today

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced an open solicitation for farmers, businesses and research institutions interested in growing and processing industrial hemp as part of the State’s Industrial Hemp Agricultural Research Pilot Program.

These Are the 8 Newly Licensed Maryland Medical Cannabis Cultivators

These Are the 8 Newly Licensed Maryland Medical Cannabis Cultivators

On Aug. 14, 2017, the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission greenlit eight final cultivation licenses, meaning the newly licensed can finally start cultivating medical cannabis.

Ready or Not, Maryland Marijuana Firms Face Big Deadline

Ready or Not, Maryland Marijuana Firms Face Big Deadline

Maryland’s beleaguered medical marijuana industry faces a critical deadline Monday, when companies the state has selected to grow the plant are required to be operational.

Here Are the 5 New Licensees for the New York Medical Marijuana Program

Here Are the 5 New Licensees for the New York Medical Marijuana Program

On Aug. 1, 2017, the NYSDOH announced that it had approved five more registered organizations for the New York Medical Marijuana Program, with each registered organization permitted to cultivate and dispense medical marijuana in the state.

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Hawaii Department of Health Approves Production Centers for Medical Marijuana Licensees on Kauai and Oahu

HONOLULU, June 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) today issued Notices to Proceed to Acquire and Cultivate Marijuana to Manoa Botanicals LLC for their second production center on Oahu and to Green Aloha Ltd. for their first production center on Kauai. The licensees have met all requirements to begin growing marijuana at their approved facilities.

Colorado Safety Training for Marijuana Cultivation Workers

Colorado Safety Training for Marijuana Cultivation Workers

On May 31, 2017, the Colorado Department of Agriculture emailed an update on cannabis production, announcing that the Colorado School of Public Health and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are holding a safety training event for marijuana cultivation workers on June 28 at the CU Anschutz Campus in Aurora.

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StarGreen Capital Will Invest $100 million Over the Next Year to Support Entrepreneurs in California’s Legal Medical and Recreational Cannabis Industries

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — StarGreen Capital announced today its plans to invest $100 million over the next year in California’s legal medical and recreational cannabis industries.

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OLCC Approves Medical Bump-Up Canopy for Marijuana Producers

PORTLAND, Ore., April 28,2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Oregon Liquor Control Commission today approved rules allowing growers licensed in Oregon’s Recreational Marijuana Program to grow marijuana specifically for Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) cardholders.

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HempTech (HTCO) Announces Preliminary Record Numbers for Fourth Quarter and Year-end 2016 — Grew revenue 400% compared to Q4 2015

SAINT PETERSBURG, April 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — HempTech Corp. (OTC PINK: HTCO), a provider of advanced Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) with sophisticated automation and analytical tools for the cultivators of legal industrial hemp and marijuana, announces today that it has experienced exceptional growth in corporate performance and sales in 2016, which has materialized broadly in the first quarter 2017.

: 3 Marijuana Stocks to Buy if You're Leery of Buying Marijuana Stocks

3 Stocks to Buy if You’re Leery of Buying Marijuana Stocks

Although marijuana stocks have skyrocketed in the last couple of years, many investors have been understandably leery of jumping on board. Check out why investors might like these three stocks that don’t fit the mold of most marijuana stocks.

Maryland Lawmakers Seek diversity for marijuana licenses

Maryland Lawmakers Seek Racial Diversity for Marijuana Licenses

A battle over Maryland’s medical marijuana program is coming down to the number of licenses. Lawmakers are wrangling over increasing the number of medical marijuana licenses to achieve racial diversity. The law currently allows for 15 licenses. The Legislative Black Caucus wants to increase the licenses by five.

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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.

Medocino Cultivators: Department of Agriculture Hosting Application Workshops

Mendocino Cultivators: Department of Agriculture Hosting Application Workshops

The Mendocino County Department of Agriculture recently announced that it will be hosting workshops in mid-April to help medical cannabis cultivators with their applications for cultivation permits.


Agricultural Cannabis Growers Now Eligible for PG&E Ag Rate and Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — While recreational marijuana cannot be sold in California until January 2018, existing medical marijuana growers and future recreational marijuana growers will be eligible as of March 1 for PG&E’s agricultural energy rate.

Alaska's Marijuana Tax Revenue Dipped in January

Alaska’s Marijuana Tax Revenue Dipped in January

Tax revenue for Alaska’s legal marijuana industry dipped in the month of January. With retailers selling approximately 111 pounds of marijuana flower and another 77 pounds of marijuana plant material during the first month of 2017, the state took in $107,500 in marijuana taxes for January, which is $38,300 less than December’s high of $145,800.

Love Purple, Grow Gold: LSU Searching for Medical Cannabis Cultivator

Love Purple, Grow Gold: LSU Searching for Medical Cannabis Cultivator

Next week, the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, one of the state’s two state-sanctioned medical cannabis cultivators, will start accepting applications from contractors interested in cultivating cannabis on behalf of the LSU AgCenter for the state’s medical cannabis program.


Department of Health Releases Medical Marijuana Program Permit Applications for Growers/Processors and Dispensaries

HARRISBURG, Penn., Jan. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today announced applications for medical marijuana growers/processors and dispensaries are now available on the department’s Medical Marijuana Program website. Permit applications will be accepted from February 20 to March 20, 2017.

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Huge Buzz Kill for U.S. Pot Producers as Prices Plunge on Rising Supply

Prices are tumbling as formerly illicit cultivators emerge from the shadows to invest millions of dollars in massive pot factories. In Colorado, the average price sought by wholesalers has fallen 48 per cent to about US$1,300 a pound since legal sales to all adults started in January 2014, according to Cannabase, operator of the state’s largest market.. Supply is surging as growers expand and install the latest agricultural technology.

Rhode Island Awards First Three Cultivator Licenses

Rhode Island Awards First Three Cultivator Licenses

On Jan. 4, 2017, Rhode Island’s Department of Business Regulation issued licenses to the state’s first three medical marijuana cultivators, all of which are based in Warwick.

Stanford University Graduates Form New Energy Company to Help Cannabis Industry Go Green

NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Scale Energy Solutions is a new company formed by entrepreneurs from Stanford University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the United States Air Force Academy, to serve the energy needs of the indoor cultivation sector of the legal cannabis industry.

Oregon Issues New Temporary Marijuana Testing Rules

Oregon Issues New Temporary Marijuana Testing Rules

On Dec. 2, 2016, the Oregon Health Authority announced a set of temporary rules for the testing of medical and recreational marijuana. Requested by Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, the rules are part of an effort to help alleviate a testing backlog as well as ease the financial burden of testing for cultivators.

California Could See $1 Billion in Tax Revenue From Legal Marijuana

California Could See $1 Billion in Tax Revenue From Legal Marijuana

In California, analysts are saying the state could see $1 billion in tax revenue from marijuana when a new legalization law becomes effective in 2018, according to an article in the International Business Times. The recently approved Proposition 64 prescribes a 15 percent excise tax on adult-use and medical marijuana.

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mCig Subsidiary, Scalable Solutions Chosen As The Exclusive Distributor For Sangreen Green Houses

Nov. 17, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — mCig, Inc. (OTCQB: MCIG), a diversified company serving the legal cannabis, hemp, and CBD markets, updates shareholders from the Las Vegas Conference on an industry changing deal that Scalable Solutions has signed an exclusive agreement with Sangreen International Agricultural Technology Co, one of the premier greenhouse manufacturers in the World.

R.I. emergency regulations create new category to supply medical marijuana dispensaries

R.I. Emergency Regulations Create New Category to Supply to Dispensaries

The emergency is this: state officials fear that if they cut off the caregiver supply to the dispensaries without giving enough time for a seamless transition to the licensed cultivators, prices could skyrocket, driving patients further to the black market.

Alaska Welcomes First Marijuana Testing Lab

Alaska Welcomes First Marijuana Testing Lab

On Oct. 24, 2016, Alaska’s first marijuana testing lab opened for business. CannTest LLC, in Ship Creek, opened its doors at 10:30 a.m. and was immediately met with 15 samples to test from two marijuana cultivators — Greatland Ganja and Green Rush Gardens LLC.

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