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Cannasure Insurance Services

Cannasure Launches New Comprehensive Insurance Program for the Cannabis Industry

Cannasure Launches New Comprehensive Insurance Program for the Cannabis Industry

CLEVELAND, OHIO, Jan. 30, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Cannasure Insurance Services (Cannasure), the premier cannabis insurance MGA and wholesale broker, announced today it will launch a comprehensive coverage program to support the cannabis industry.

Series B Round

Simplifya, a Leading Cannabis Compliance Company, Closes First Part of Series B Financing With $1 Million From Merida Capital Partners

DENVER, Jan. 11, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Simplifya, a developer of the cannabis industry’s leading regulatory compliance software, announced Thursday it has closed a lead investment of $1 million in its Series B financing from Merida Capital Partners, a private equity fund that targets fundamental growth drivers underpinning the rapid development of the cannabis industry.

New Hampshire House

Key Drivers of Amendment 64 to Host Event Celebrating Five Years of Legal Marijuana in Colorado

DENVER, Oct. 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) will host an event to celebrate five years of legal marijuana in Colorado, during which attendees will be able to take part in a conversation with the main architects and proponents of the Amendment 64 initiative.

Colorado’s Marijuana Tax Revenue Now Exceeds Half a Billion Dollars

Colorado’s Marijuana Tax Revenue Now Exceeds Half a Billion Dollars

These days, cannabis is Colorado’s cash crop. In the three-and-a-half years since the state began allowing adults to purchase marijuana for recreational use, cannabis has contributed more than half a billion dollars in tax revenue to both state and local coffers.

Nevada Recreational Marijuana Gets Green Light for Sales on July 1

Nevada Recreational Marijuana Greenlit for Sales on July 1

The partygoers of Sin City will soon be given the opportunity to indulge in recreational marijuana this Saturday. On July 1, 2017, Nevada recreational marijuana sales will commence as dispensaries will have the green light to sell to adults.

Consumption Ban

MPP Issues Statement Regarding White House Press Secretary’s Comments About Federal Marijuana Enforcement

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Marijuana Policy Project has issued the statement below regarding White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s comments about federal marijuana enforcement. A clip of the comments is available at http://bit.ly/2leuCx9.

Consumption Ban

Colorado Government Reports $1.3 Billion in Marijuana Sales Generated Nearly $200 Million in Tax Revenue in 2016

WASHINGTON Feb. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Marijuana Policy Project issued the following statement in response to the Colorado Department of Revenue’s announcement that $1.3 billion in regulated marijuana sales took place in calendar year 2016.

Consumption Ban

Annual Colorado Government Report on Marijuana-related Health Concerns Highlights Several ‘Encouraging Trends’

DENVER, Feb. 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment highlighted several “encouraging trends” in its latest annual report on marijuana-related health concerns.

Consumption Ban

National Academies of Sciences Releases Report on Marijuana Confirming Medical Benefits and Dispelling Myths

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a report on the health impacts of marijuana Thursday, confirming the existence of medical benefits and dispelling some long-held myths about the substance.

Consumption Ban

Teen Marijuana Use in Colorado and Washington Dropped More Than the National Average in 2014-2015

DENVER, Dec. 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The federal government quietly published new national survey data this week that shows rates of teen marijuana use in Colorado and Washington — the first two states to legalize and regulate marijuana for adult use — decreased more than the national average in 2014-2015.

Consumption Ban

Federal Survey Debunks Marijuana-Kids Myth (Again)

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The results of an annual survey of U.S. middle and high school students released Tuesday invalidate claims that reforming marijuana laws and debating legalization will lead to increased marijuana use among teens.

New Rule Limits Marijuana Social Use in Denver

New Rule Limits Marijuana Social Use in Denver

On Nov. 18, 2016, the Colorado Department of Revenue announced a new rule that would prevent holders of liquor licenses from allowing on-site use of marijuana, striking a blow to supporters Initiative 300, a ballot measure allowing the social use of marijuana in Denver.


Drug Policy Groups Respond to Choice of Sessions for Attorney General

The Drug Policy Alliance and the Marijuana Policy Project have responded to President-elect Donald Trump’s choice of Senator Jeff Sessions for U.S. attorney general. Ethan Nadelmann, executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance, said Sessions is a “drug war dinosaur” and “the last thing the nation needs now.”

Consumption Ban

MPP Statement Regarding the Nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Marijuana Policy Project released the following statement Friday in response to President-elect Donald Trump’s announcement that he plans to nominate Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as attorney general.

Consumption Ban

Voters in Nine States Will Decide Whether to Roll Back Marijuana Prohibition on Tuesday

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Voters in nine states will decide whether to roll back marijuana prohibition on Tuesday, marking the biggest Election Day in history for marijuana policy reform.

Consumption Ban

Poll Finds Most Coloradans Upbeat About Legal Marijuana, Few Would Support Repeal

DENVER, Sept. 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — A new poll finds Colorado voters are still upbeat about their decision to regulate and tax marijuana for adult use, and few would support repealing Amendment 64, the legalization initiative approved in November 2012.

Consumption Ban

National Survey Finds Dip in Teen Marijuana Use, Dispels Anti-legalization Myth

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The results of a federal survey released Thursday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control once again dispel the myth that rolling back marijuana prohibition laws will lead to an increase in teen marijuana use.

Sanders Endorses Legalization

Bernie Sanders Endorses Recreational Legalization

During the Democratic presidential debates on Oct. 13, 2015, Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., became the second major party candidate, after Rand Paul on the Republican side, to endorse marijuana legalization.

FBI Report

FBI Reports Marijuana Busts Increased in 2014 for First Time Since 2009

According to statistics included in the just-released Uniform Crime Report compiled by the FBI about all crimes in the United States, there were 700,993 marijuana-related arrests made last year, up from 693,058 in 2013.

Selling to Minors

7 Denver Dispensaries Found Selling Marijuana to Minors

On Sept. 25, 2015, members of the Denver police department and the Marijuana Enforcement Division conducted compliance checks on 30 Denver dispensaries. Out of the 30 dispensaries, seven have been cited for selling marijuana to minors.

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Presenting the 2014 MJINews Power Activists

Progress is not given, it is earned. The 2014 MJINews Power Activists know this all too well. The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws began the organized drug law reform movement in 1970, inspiring activists across the nation.