CARSON CITY, Nev., Jan. 4, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Statement from Governor Brian Sandoval on the announcement from the Department of Justice that United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions will rescind the previous administration’s directives that discouraged enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that had legalized the substance.
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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.
If it seems like there’s been a spurt of deals and potential deals going on in the cannabis industry lately, it’s because that’s exactly what’s happening.
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In Amazon bestseller “Tipping the Scale: The Book That Changed Everything You Know About Investing in Cannabis”, a 140-page roadmap for investors seeking to understand the legal cannabis industry and the first-ever book of its kind, author Michael Brubeck lays out provocative, controversial and insightful cannabis industry predictions.
In the business of medicinal marijuana, there are strains for almost anything that ails you. So far, though, female entrepreneurs have yet to find a variety that addresses a painful side effect of the booming legal pot industry: sexism.
SANTA ROSA, Calif., Oct. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In response to the devastating fires that swept through Northern California this month, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) and its state affiliate, the California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA), are hosting a cannabis industry fundraiser for community fire relief efforts on November 6 in Santa Rosa, CA.
Puerto Rico’s fledgling legal marijuana industry is struggling to recover as the devastation delivered by Hurricane Maria may have cost the island trade millions of dollars in damage.
Washington, D.C., isn’t a large market for the cannabis industry, but it could be very influential with regards to legalization. It turns out that quite a few cannabis buyers are government employees, according to new research.
Baltimore judge ruled Wednesday that a case that could disrupt Maryland’s fledgling medical marijuana industry should proceed to trial.
INDUSTRY, Calif., Aug. 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Sugarmade, Inc. (OTCQB:SGMD), today announces new details of its upcoming BudLife product line, the first patented, container system designed to maintain the integrity of cannabis during long-term storage. Sugarmade and its manufacturing partner, Plantation Corp., have been testing several prototype versions of BudLife over the past few months.
There has been a lot of news in the marijuana industry this year. The medical marijuana industry exploded, and many new companies came to market in a frenzy, which reminded investors of the exciting technology bubble.
TRENTON, N.J., Aug. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The New Jersey CannaBusiness Association (NJCBA), the state’s leading business advocacy group for expanding access to medical cannabis and responsible adult-use of cannabis, fully endorses Senator Cory Booker’s cannabis legislative efforts.
PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — It’s finally here, the ultimate guide to the cannabis universe. It’s taking the online cannabis industry to a new high. Herban Planet is the most complete cannabis guide available today for all things in the industry. From dispensaries, growers and business services, to green doctors, education, delivery services and more, there is no parallel.
ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, CCIA and NCIA are excited to announce the final track for the first-ever California Cannabis Business Conference, Track 6: Emerging Topics.
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, CCIA and NCIA announce Track 5 for our first-ever California Cannabis Business Conference: Industry and Political Forecasting.
Although the hype has worn off when it comes to Canadian marijuana companies, major growth prospects still exist in this newly emerging industry.
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.
Here’s why Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, GW Pharmaceuticals, and Canopy Growth Corporation are three stocks to buy if you’ve never bought a cannabis stock.
If there is a “Holy Grail” milestone out there for cannabis stocks, it’s the $1 billion sales mark. The first cannabis company to hit $1 billion in sales will likely validate the industry to Wall Street and investors. But which marijuana stock has the best chance at being first to $1 billion in annual sales?
Cities and states with legal pot are trying to make up for the toll marijuana enforcement took on minorities by letting them join the marijuana industry.
SEATTLE, Wash., May 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – A new study by Canna Ventures reveals expanding legalization is changing consumer attitudes and clarifying who will be the cannabis consumers, and who won’t.
With two marijuana stocks already sporting market caps over $1 billion, one of these four pot stocks is likely to be next.
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — BioTrackTHC COO Moe Afaneh announces membership with ASTM International. This will allow Dr. Afaneh to offer his years of experience in the cannabis industry to the ASTM International decision-making process.
AUSTIN, Texas, April 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — More than 200 high net-worth investors from around the world will gather in Austin, TX at the Arcview Investor Forum to hear pitches from dozens of promising cannabis companies in a “Shark Tank” like forum.
Recreational marijuana is now legal in several U.S. states, and more than 20% of people over 21 years old in the country are allowed to smoke legally. CNN’s Cristina Alesci explains what you need to know about the future of the weed industry.
LAS VEGAS, April 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Freedom Leaf, Inc. (OTC PINK: FRLF) today announced Mr. Charles Grigsby, CPA, ABV, CFF, CITP, CMAA, MAFF, CFE has signed a two year executive employment contract with Freedom Leaf, Inc. as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
BOULDER, Colo., April 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wana Brands Co-Owner Nancy Whiteman will offer Cannabis industry insights on innovative trends and discuss tools and strategies for marketing infused products at leading industry events.
PUEBLO, Colo., March 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In response to recent anti-cannabis moves by ProPuebloCO, The Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) has released a statement:
LOS ANGELES, March 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MJIC, Inc., a leader in the California legal cannabis industry, has announced the appointment of Sturges Karban as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective January 27, 2017.
DENVER, March 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A coalition of companies related to the legal cannabis industry have announced the formation of the New Federalism Fund (NFF), an effort dedicated to working with Congress and the administration to protect current state-based regulatory systems for the legal cannabis industry.
LOS ANGELES, March 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MJIC, Inc., a leader in the California legal cannabis industry, has today announced the completion of its acquisition of Rolling Paper Depot, LLC and CM Sales, LLC (collectively, “RPD”).
DENVER, March 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB: MSRT), a leading technology platform for the medical cannabis industry, announced today that the company has registered more than one million users on its platform.
PORTLAND, Maine, March 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wellness Connection of Maine (WCM), the state’s largest medical cannabis operator, now offers members the ability to pay for cannabis without using cash. A new mobile app, CanPay, is the first of its kind technology for the cannabis industry.
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MedMen, a leading cannabis management and investment firm based in Los Angeles, grew its workforce more than five-fold and greatly expanded its footprint in 2016 with new investments and operations across North America, the firm said in its annual report released today.
DENVER, Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, is pleased to report its monthly page views have increased 68% month over month.
DENVER, Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) has released a statement regarding recent comments from the White House on adult-use marijuana.
BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Surna Inc. (OTCQB: SRNA) converted $2.76 million of its 10% convertible promissory notes, consisting of approximately $2.28 million in principal and $480,000 of accrued interest, into approximately 18 million shares of newly issued common stock and cash payments of less than $200,000.
DENVER, Feb. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In response to Gov. Hickenlooper’s recent visit to speak with California legislators in Sacramento, Calif., in advance of legalization of adult-use cannabis, The Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) has released a statement.
OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In a forward thinking move, Oxford has invited American cannabis leader, advocate and educator Steve DeAngelo, to participate in a debate on drugs.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA) announced today that its subsidiary HempMeds® is announcing a new affiliate program showcasing customer loyalty by allowing them to earn a commission by referring customers to the company.
TRENTON, N.J., Feb. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — With the confirmation and swearing in of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, those in the cannabis industry are more than a little concerned.
“We are continuing to see Canadian companies invest in or acquire assets in U.S. cannabis markets […] looking to take advantage of increased demand abroad,” a Viridian Capital analyst says.
TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Sapphire Risk Advisory Group has been selected as the security consultant for the Florida Cannabis Coalition. Florida is one of the newer States to legalize Medical Marijuana joins over 28 other States in this growing industry.
SEATTLE, Jan. 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Leafbuyer.com, the world’s leading cannabis deals website, which connects cannabis consumers to the best legal marijuana deals in the market, has announced its 2017 list of the “Top 10 Most Eye-Catching Dispensaries in Seattle.”
TRENTON, N.J., Jan. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As the nation continues moving state-by-state towards legalizing medical and adult-use cannabis, more and more entrepreneurs and businesses are staking their claim in this rapidly growing industry. To help guide these businesses through New Jersey’s legal and regulatory environment, a group of business leaders, civic leaders and patient-advocates recently formed a trade association to support the expanding legal cannabis industry.
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.
Research suggests cannabis legalization linked to rise in drinking rather than users swapping Budweiser for bud-smoking.
SEATTLE, Jan. 12, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The legal cannabis industry is responsible for the creation of an estimated 123,000 full-time jobs in the United States, according to data provided by the online content provider Leafly.com.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) today launched We Are The Cannabis Industry, a campaign designed to tell the stories of real people who work in America’s legal marijuana industry and highlight how the emerging business sector is creating significant benefits for both individuals and the economy.
DENVER, Dec. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Marijuana Industry Group (MIG) has launched a public service announcement campaign advocating safe and responsible cannabis consumption in the Colorado marketplace, where cannabis was first made legal for adults.