With weed legalization on the horizon, dozens of grey-market dispensaries remain open in Toronto. VICE offers a glimpse into the violent cannabis dispensary robberies that are creating a rift between shop owners and police.
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A group of professionals from Maine’s business community have come together to call for better regulation of the state’s marijuana industry.
Many people who work in the emerald triangle’s underground economy think of it as just a job. However, for the majority of people outside the cannabis industry there is a lot of mystery.
Business owners were hit with a surprise in 2015 when Lloyd’s of London—one of the largest insurers in the cannabis industry—announced it was backing away from the business. It cited regulatory uncertainty and the high risk nature of the business.
On May 29, 2015, Marijuana Business Daily reported that it had viewed a memo from insurance behemoth Lloyd’s of London, wherein it directs its underwriters not to write or renew existing policies to cannabis-based companies until the plant is legal on the federal level.
The latest innovation in cannabis tourism and travel is carving out a niche among vacation and travel accommodation rental websites by offering access to cannabis-friendly lodging worldwide.
BOULDER, Colo., April 2, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Bud and Breakfast launched the first web-based booking engine to match travelers with safe and legal accommodations in places which have legalized the use of cannabis for medical and/or recreational use.
Inside Oregon’s Finest, a medical marijuana dispensary in Portland’s Pearl District, a young woman carefully fills rolling papers with Rose City Cinex, a strain of cannabis.