Nevada residents convicted of simple marijuana possession could get a new lease on life if one state lawmaker gets his way. Introduced by Assemblyman William McCurdy II, Assembly Bill 259 would vacate the convictions of Nevada residents who had been caught with one ounce or less of marijuana before Jan. 1, 2017.
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A bill introduced in the Nevada Senate would allow public use of marijuana in certain circumstances, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. As of Jan. 1, 2017, Nevadans can possess marijuana, but they can use it only in private residences. Senate Bill 236 would allow local governments to give businesses and events licenses so patrons can use marijuana publicly.
BOULDER, Colo, March 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As the company prepares for growth into new markets, Wana Brands–Colorado’s No. 1 infused gummie manufacturer–has expanded its ranks with the addition of marketing expert, consumer analyst and award-winning fine artist Julia Bright as Brand Manager.
HENDERSON, Nev., Feb. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — mCig, Inc. (OTCQB: MCIG), a diversified company focused on the cannabis industry, announced today that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Stony Hill Corp. (OTCQB: STNY) for the purpose of pursuing mutually beneficial business opportunities in the Cannabidiol (CBD) 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.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Crown Baus Capital Corp. (OTC PINK: CBCA) announces the Company acquires 100-acre investment participation in the Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS) Property and Drug Development Projects spread across California and Nevada.
A majority of Nevada voters legalized adult-use, retail marijuana on Nov. 8, 2016, but opinions still differ on whether pot is a so-called “gateway drug” to more-addictive substances, according to a Feb. 14, 2017, post at News3LV.com, the website of KSNV in Las Vegas.
HENDERSON, Nev., Feb. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — mCig Inc., (OTCQB: MCIG), a diversified company servicing the legal cannabis, hemp, and CBD markets, announced today it has entered into legally binding subscription agreements with Paul Rosenberg, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Michael Hawkins, Chief Financial Officer for the issuance of 25,000 newly issued Series A Preferred shares each.
CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Maple Leaf Green World (MGW-V) (“Maple Leaf” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into a formal purchase agreement with the owner of a vacant site comprising approximately four (4) acres of land in Henderson, Nevada.
Canadian weed? It’s supposed to be pretty good.But Arizona medical marijuana? Super profitable. Ask the people from a Toronto firm who recently announced the “acquisition” — with caveats and disclaimers — of two Mesa dispensaries.
On Jan. 19, 2017, the Carson City Board of Supervisors temporarily banned recreational cannabis dispensaries in Carson City, Nevada. The ban will last for 180 days, unless the state issues regulations before the moratorium has expired.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reports that a medical marijuana dispensary was robbed at gunpoint on Wednesday.
Although the legal cannabis industry is still in its infancy, it’s already delivering tremendous results. According to tech financial guru Michael A. Robinson, the cannabis industry has been one of the fastest growing sectors in the stock market.
Nevada’s marijuana industry sees the Governor’s proposal to levy an excise tax on the sale of recreational marijuana as more evidence it is a player, with a seat at the table.
A vote is expected in March or April to approve whether or not boxers should be able to smoke pot.
With 13 Medical Cannabis Cups to his name, Kyle Kushman is a prolific cultivator. Strains and genetics are his passion and the host of The Grow Show podcast and High Times columnist loves to share his knowledge.
As Cannabis Science Inc (OTCMKTS:CBIS) goes forward into 2017 with its stock, the company recently announced about its new drug facility in Nevada.
On Wednesday, the Nevada State Medical Marijuana Program became aware that application information about individuals with medical marijuana agent cards, such as employees and owners of medical marijuana establishments, has been disclosed.
On Dec. 29, 2016, Terra Tech (OTCQX:TRTC), a marijuana-focused agriculture company, announced that it is opening a Blüm dispensary in Reno, Nevada, the company’s fourth medical marijuana dispensary in the state, on Jan. 2, 2017.
Terra Tech Corp. (OTCQX: TRTC) (“Terra Tech”) or (the “Company”), a vertically integrated cannabis-focused agriculture company, today announced that its new Blüm dispensary, located at 1085 South Virginia Street, Reno, Nevada, will open to patients on Monday, January 2nd, 2017 at 9:00 AM Pacific Time.
IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based medications, has started work on its second 33,000 sq. ft. pilot cannabinoid drug development and manufacturing facility in Douglas County, Nevada.
DENVER, Dec. 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Lucky Edibles ™ a Colorado-based cannabis-infused mint company, is set to unveil new branding for all products this December.
Nevada voters approved recreational marijuana. Now what? Senator Tick Segerblom discusses the next steps ahead as the state draws closer on Question 2’s effective date.
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The recent passage of Question 2 in Nevada, which makes recreational marijuana legal for adults 21 years of age and older as well as seeks to establish a system in which marijuana is regulated and taxed similarly to alcohol, raises questions for medical marijuana patients, including about whether they should renew their patient card.
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Clifford J. Perry, CEO and Co-Founder of Freedom Leaf, Inc., The Marijuana Legalization Company™” (OTC PINK: FRLF), announced today that the company has launched the FLI Agency, a full service marketing and talent agency and has signed the popular band, Los Marijuanos, which it calls the “House Band of the Marijuana Legalization Movement”.™
HENDERSON, Nev., Dec. 12, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — mCig, Inc. (OTCQB: MCIG), a diversified company servicing the legal cannabis, hemp, and CBD markets announced today that it will be filing its second quarter financial report with SEC after the close of financial markets on Monday, December 12, 2016.
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 28, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Clifford J. Perry CEO of Freedom Leaf, Inc. “The Marijuana Legalization Company™” (OTC PINK: FRLF) announced today that Dr. Robert Melamede, Ph.D. and Dr. David J. Barton, MD are joining the company’s new medical advisory board.
Nevada gaming regulators this week reiterated their stance on cannabis and casinos: licensees must avoid it like the plague.
In light of Nevada legalizing recreational marijuana, Reno City Attorney Karl Hall announced on Nov.16, 2016, that his office would likely stop prosecuting low-level marijuana possession.
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.
OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 14, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Once again, the most popular candidate on the ballot was cannabis.
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 14, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Leading infused products producer Wana Brands’ most popular products, including their mixed Hybrid, Indica and Sativa Sour Gummies, Watermelon Gummies and Peach Gummies are now available in Nevada through a partnership with CWNevada, a vertically integrated cannabis company operating in Pahrump and Las Vegas, Nevada.
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — On the heels of marijuana legalization wins in California, Nevada, Massachusetts and Maine and medical marijuana victories is Florida, Arkansas, North Dakota, and Montana, more than 250 high net worth investors from around the world will gather in Las Vegas, NV for the first post-election gathering of cannabis investors.
RENO, Nev., Nov. 11, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — On the heels of Nevada’s decision to legalize recreational Cannabis use, Good Chemistry Nurseries is bringing its award-winning nursery system and world-class product to Nevada with the launch of a new Reno production facility that will service dispensaries throughout the state. The announcement was made today by company founder & CEO Matthew Huron.
On Nov. 15, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit will survey the southwestern region of the United States at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Jubilation over marijuana’s ballot wins was quickly tempered by the uncertain future marijuana faces under a Trump Justice Department.
The marijuana industry got a boost on election night. Voters in California, Nevada and Massachusetts approved measures to legalize recreational pot. Campaigns spent millions to support or oppose the effort.
OAKLAND, Nov. 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — In the midst of the most divisive election in living history the issue of cannabis reform has united voters across the nation.
On Nov. 16, 2016, Marijuana Investor Summit will talk Massachusetts and Maine at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, taking on the future of recreational marijuana in New England.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The National Cannabis Industry Association, the nation’s largest cannabis trade association, today looked ahead to a new era for marijuana policy in the United States.
On Nov. 8, 2016, a majority of voters in Nevada approved Question 2, legalizing retail marijuana in the the Silver State and poising the state marijuana market for massive growth.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — California, Maine, Massachusetts, and Nevada voted to end marijuana prohibition and Arkansas, Florida, and North Dakota adopted medical marijuana laws.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Nevada has joined California and Massachusetts by legalizing marijuana today.
From children with seizures to athletes with joint pain, people are using cannabis to cope effectively. This one herb and its variety of therapeutic compounds seem to affect every aspect of our bodies and minds. How is this possible?
Potential victories in Arizona, Nevada, Massachusetts and Maine would fill in much of the rest of the West and extend recreational use to the Northeast. Opinion polls show voters favoring the initiative in all five states.In addition, measures to legalize medical marijuana or expand its use are on the ballot in North Dakota, Montana, Arkansas and Florida.
As Nevadans vote on Question 2, supporters and opponents debate the impact of legalized recreational marijuana on children, while a study predicts the new industry could substantially boost the state’s economy, according to Esquire.com.
As The World of Cannabis takes over Las Vegas next week, Marijuana Investor Summit will hold the Cannabis Industry Awards on the evening of Nov. 15, 2016, at the Rain Nightclub at the Palms Casino Resort.
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 7, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Marijuana Investor Summit has announced that it will be holding the annual Cannabis Industry Awards on Tuesday, November 15 at The World of Cannabis conference in the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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.
Are you an entrepreneur eager to fund your cannabis business? Needless to say, banks are not going to be your first choice. How can you raise capital legally and then bank the money you make?