Prior to recreational cannabis legalization in California, unlicensed cannabis companies proliferated under a system that didn’t require state licenses to operate medical cannabis businesses; however, the opportunity for those operating under the guise of legality is over in California and a popular cannabis dispensary and strain review website is erring on the side of caution.
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A bill before the Colorado State Legislature would allow legalized delivery of marijuana. State Rep. Jonathan Singer and others are behind the push to make delivery of pot in Colorado legal.
Canadian cannabis legalization is rolling out this summer and the country’s provinces are under a tight deadline to be up and running, but it looks like the legal Nova Scotia cannabis market may be ahead of the game as far as distribution goes.
HALIFAX, N.S., Jan. 30, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis will be sold at nine Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) stores across Nova Scotia. Attorney General and Minister of Justice Mark Furey announced the locations today, Jan. 30.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 18, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Eaze, the leading marijuana technology company, today released its Eaze Insights: 2017 State of Cannabis data report, a comprehensive overview of consumer trends driving the marijuana industry year over year.
On Dec. 21, 2017, the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission voted yes on drafted regulations for the state’s recreational marijuana businesses.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Since 2010, Proper Rx’s delivery-only medical cannabis dispensary located in California’s East Bay has strived to create a community without pain.
For months, Joe Devlin and his team have been working to create the rules and regulations for each aspect of Sacramento’s cannabis industry, including cultivation, delivery, dispensary, testing, and transportation.
NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Today, Vireo Health of New York (“Vireo”), one of only five companies licensed by New York State to cultivate, manufacture and dispense medical marijuana, announced New York’s first-ever “Cyber Monday” sale of medical marijuana products purchased online at vireohealthny.com.
Meet Jen Gentile, Chief Creative Officer for MJIC. We interviewed her on the floor of MJBizCon in Las Vegas.
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Marin County Board of Supervisors’ unanimous approval of a new delivery-only medicinal cannabis licensing ordinance took only about 15 minutes on November 14.
OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — January 1, 2018 marks the day that recreational marijuana will officially become legal in California. As districts contemplate how dispensaries will be affected, Proper Rx, a trailblazer in the industry, is devoted to educating its community about cannabis’ medicinal benefits.
The cannabis industry has lit up in the last year, including weed delivery startup Eaze, which just raised $27 million in Series B financing and claims a 300 percent year-over-year increase in gross sales.
When retail outlets in California finally get permission to start selling recreational marijuana at the start of 2018, thanks to a vote last year, there’s one notable way they won’t be able to deliver the drug—by drone.
In this Cal Can Biz Expo interview, watch Kristen Fox, Editor-in-Chief of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview A.J. Gentile, CEO of Speedweed.
On Aug. 17, 2017, the San Diego Police Department narcotics unit raided two illegal cannabis dispensaries, bringing the number of raids on illegal dispensaries to more than 60 since March 2016.
TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — First Harvest Corp. (OTCQB: HVST) (the “Company” or “First Harvest”), a technology, media and mobile gaming platform with a focus on the cannabis industry, announced today its monetizing beta version launch of Ufly420.
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On CNBC’s hit primetime series “The Profit,” entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis puts his own money on the line to help save and grow struggling businesses. Now, he’s headed to California, following the recent passage of Proposition 64, a new law that will soon allow any adult to buy cannabis legally. This time, he’s here not to invest, but to explore the business behind what will soon be the largest legal marijuana market in the world.
OAKLAND, Calif., July 25, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The East Bay Express 2017 “Best of the East Bay” winners have been announced and Harborside has won all four cannabis categories for which they received nominations! Harborside thanks their patients for such accolades.
LAS VEGAS, July 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Skinvisible announces that by mutual consent, its license agreement with Cannaskin, LLC has been terminated, allowing Skinvisible to pursue without constraints its objective of licensing its cannabis products globally.
As California’s medical marijuana industry has grown to an $800 million dollar business, one company is hoping to take advantage of that by delivery the product directly to the customer.
DENVER, June 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — BBB is issuing a warning after receiving a tip through ScamTracker that has led to the investigation of two web-based businesses–Denver Marijuana and Denver Smoke Buds. The BBB is investigating whether these businesses have attempted to capitalize on the legality of Colorado’s medical and recreational marijuana laws by falsely posing as legitimate sources for this substance.
Here is a novel concept could increase the safety of cannabis deliveries and be a boon for marijuana stocks: drone deliveries. Not only will drone deliveries increase safety, but they will also make delivery faster and more convenient.
In the span of two days, the City of Los Angeles has taken three important steps toward regulating its legal cannabis market—issuing a cannabis dispensary map, draft commercial cannabis regulations and a proposed zoning ordinance.
The California city has not forced any delivery businesses to shut down while officials sort out the rules for legalization in Sacramento.
Sacramento is the first municipality to create a chief of cannabis policy and enforcement position at a city level. Joe Devlin started the job last week.
Medical cannabis was in demand in California this past 420 holiday. According to Onfleet, a delivery management company, medical cannabis delivery in The Golden State spiked to great heights on April 20.
NEW YORK, April 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Vireo Health of New York (“Vireo”), one of only five companies licensed by New York State to cultivate, manufacture and dispense medical marijuana, will launch New York City and Long Island’s first-ever medical marijuana home delivery program.
LAS VEGAS, March 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MariBiz (http://maribiz.com/), the mobile-first platform for canna-businesses that wants to turn #Green2Gold, made big noise at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Diego — and the investment community is taking notice.
American Vice: Black Market Marijuana follows four outlaws who run successful businesses growing, selling, and distributing illegal marijuana.
SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The San Jose City Council recently voted to amend the City Ordinance governing medical marijuana dispensaries to allow delivery services. Elemental has worked closely with the City to provide a safe, yet fully transparent experience for Elemental members.
A bill introduced in the Colorado Senate could allow licensed dispensaries to obtain a state endorsement to make deliveries to homes. If passed, Senate Bill 192 would allow residential deliveries of up to one ounce of recreational marijuana and up to two ounces of medical marijuana. Dispensaries would not be allowed to deliver to commercial, public, hotel or dormitory addresses.
KELOWNA, British Columbia, Feb. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Marapharm has entered into an agreement to purchase a Medical Delivery Service with the specific and limited purpose to deliver, facilitate or coordinate cannabis transactions between qualified patients and caregivers.
With the Oregon Liquor Control Commission recently greenlighting one of the state’s first marijuana delivery services, Oregon’s retail marijuana industry is preparing to cover new ground.
On Jan. 11, 2017, Vireo Health of New York, one of five medical marijuana companies licensed by the state of New York, announced that the New York State Department of Health has approved its medical marijuana delivery program, making it the first company in the state to receive such approval.
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Vireo Health of New York (“Vireo”), one of only five companies licensed by New York State to cultivate, manufacture and dispense medical marijuana, announced that it received approval from the New York State Department of Health to launch a medical marijuana home delivery program.
Weed deliveries have been in high demand throughout the holidays. On Dec. 23, pot deliveries jumped by 23% from the average on Fridays throughout the year, and they bumped up by 6% on Christmas Eve.
On Dec. 22, 2016, Oregon’s Portland City Council voted unanimously to amend its marijuana business regulations, creating a license for marijuana retail couriers.
On Oct. 27, 2016, on the heels of its recent $13 million Series B round of financing, Eaze, a medical marijuana delivery service in the state of California, released its first data report on the voting preferences of registered medical marijuana patients in California.
On Oct. 25, 2016, Eaze, a medical marijuana delivery service in California, announced that it had completed a $13 million Series B round of financing, bringing the company’s fundraising total to $25 million.
On Oct. 19, 2016, San Jose City Council passed an ordinance amending the San Jose Municipal Code, allowing the city’s 16 registered collectives to have delivery services, two cultivation facilities and one dispensing-only location.
The Wild West of weed is on fire with entrepreneurial opportunities. Potpreneurs across America are legally growing, curing and cooking the skunky stuff in record numbers. As those who cultivate and sell the plant grow, so do the offshoot businesses sprouting up around them.
On Aug. 30, 2016, the New York State Department of Health announced that it is going to expand its medical marijuana program.
ALBANY, N.Y., Aug. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The New York State Department of Health today announced that, based on a statewide needs assessment, it will implement numerous recommendations through new regulations and guidelines to enhance its Medical Marijuana Program.
On July 27, 2016, the Florida Department of Health announced that Surterra Therapeutics, the first company in Florida to receive a cultivation license, had been authorized by the DOH to begin processing and dispensing low-THC medical marijuana.
On July 23, 2016, Trulieve, a medical marijuana dispensary licensed by the state of Florida, announced that it had made the first authorized home delivery of low-THC medical cannabis.
On July 20, 2016, Trulieve, a medical marijuana dispensary licensed by the state of Florida, announced that it had received authorization from the Florida Department of Health to begin dispensing low-THC medical marijuana.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 24, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Aurora Cannabis Inc. (CSE:ACB)(FRANKFURT: 21P)(OTCQB: ACBFF)(WKN: A1C4WM) (“Aurora” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that the Company has launched same-day delivery of medical cannabis orders to registered customers in Calgary and surrounding communities, an area encompassing a population of 1.2 million people.
A new company in Sacramento is offering a cannabis subscription-box service.
On April 12, 2016, the Colorado House of Representatives issued preliminary approval for House Bill 16-1211, a bill that would create retail and medical transporter licenses for cannabis couriers, during the bill’s second reading.