While the province of Newfoundland and Labrador has its key policies in place for recreational legalization and has secured a supply agreement with Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED) to provide cannabis for the province, it is now ready to hear from prospective cannabis retailers.
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Alberta said on Friday recreational marijuana will be sold in licensed private retail stores to be overseen by a government regulator, as the energy-rich province unveiled its guidelines for pot just months before it is legalized in Canada.
While the locations for New Brunswick cannabis stores were only recently announced, the province is moving full steam ahead, completing design plans for the retail cannabis properties expected to open this summer.
FREDERICTON, GNB, Feb. 15, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – The Cannabis NB store designs were unveiled today.
Colorado marijuana shops raked in a record $1.51 billion sales of medical and recreational cannabis, edibles and concentrate products during 2017, according to Colorado Department of Revenue data released Friday.
Canada is nearing its rollout of recreational marijuana this summer and while there have been challenges in keeping up with the federal deadline, the British Columbia marijuana market is taking shape.
The Indiana Legislature is poised to allow anyone to purchase and use a cannabis-derived extract believed to have therapeutic benefits, following a key vote by the state Senate on Monday.
DENVER, Feb. 5, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — This Industry Bulletin is being issued to notify licensees of new requirements for outdoor or greenhouse medical and retail marijuana cultivations (collectively referred to as “Outdoor Cultivations”), effective January 1, 2019.
VANCOUVER, B.C., Feb. 5, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — As British Columbia works towards the federal timeline for legalization of non-medical cannabis in July 2018, the Province continues to set policy direction to meet the needs and expectations of British Columbians.
VANCOUVER, B.C., Feb. 4, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — The BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is aiming to open the first government-operated non-medical cannabis retail store by late summer, and has begun exploring an e-commerce model to offer online sales to the public.
Who gets to profit from Canada’s booming weed industry? Researchers at The Weekly found that nearly 40 former politicians and police officers are involved in medicinal marijuana companies, set to make retail sales as soon as it becomes legal.
A new report has confirmed that Alaska’s marijuana tax revenue fell short two months in a row. The dip started in November 2017 and continued downward through December 2017.
Massachusetts’ legalization of recreational marijuana has created a cottage industry of companies selling the drug under the guise of giving it away for free, or pot “gifting.”
FREDERICTON, New Brunswick, Jan. 31, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — The provincial government has announced the locations of the final nine Cannabis NB retail stores.
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.
It has been just over six months since Nevada began selling legal recreational cannabis, and sales continue to surpass the Silver State’s projections.
A previously pot-friendly rural Northern California county has reversed course and banned commercial marijuana farms, paving the way for lawsuits from growers who previously received permits and paid taxes.
A member of the Republican leadership team in the Kentucky Senate has introduced a bill aimed at legalizing marijuana.
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island, Jan. 16, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — As Prince Edward Island works to meet the federal government’s timeline for cannabis legalization this summer, the province continues to set policy direction to meet the needs and expectations of Islanders.
DENVER, Jan. 16, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – The seasoned entrepreneur behind Green Man Cannabis—one of the best cannabis dispensaries in the nation, well known for its connoisseur grade craft cannabis and many Cannabis Cup wins—is looking to save others from making the countless, million-dollar mistakes he made with the launch of his new franchised brand ONE Cannabis.
As of January 1st it is legal to sell and buy cannabis for recreational use here in the state of California. There is a lot of curiosity about it, so we sent Guillermo out on a mission to a store called ‘MedMen’ in West Hollywood to get all the details.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 10, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Tree of Life Seeds, Inc., an Arkansas-owned, premium hemp genetics company based in Colorado, has launched a full line of hemp oil CBD products and is planning to bring production facilities to Arkansas.
DENVER, Jan. 9, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — As cannabis consumers begin to differentiate between quality product and the rest of their product selections, L’Eagle Services — a cannabis cultivator and retail dispensary specializing in clean cannabis — is now offering its clients Clean Green Certified cannabis flower and infused products they can count on.
On Jan. 8, 2018, the Bread Basket of Canada announced that approximately 60 Saskatchewan cannabis retail permits will be awarded to private operators distributed across 40 Saskatchewan municipalities and First Nations that have populations of at least 2,500.
REGINA, Saskatchewan, Jan. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) will issue approximately 60 cannabis retail permits to private operators in as many as 40 Saskatchewan municipalities and First Nation communities.
Colorado’s marijuana sales continue to rise, from more than $683 million sold the first year it was legal to more than $1.2 billion from January to October this year. But with more and more states legalizing recreational cannabis, will sales in Colorado suffer?
WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Dec. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Manitoba government is beginning the next step in establishing a hybrid system for the distribution and retail of legal cannabis by evaluating proposals from applicants seeking to operate retail locations, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen announced today.
Nevada’s recreational marijuana industry hit a new high, selling more than $37.9 million in October. The state has earned nearly $20 million in marijuana tax revenue since the adult-use market launched in July.
On Jan. 1, 2018, California recreational cannabis shops will be allowed to sell recreational cannabis legally, but only if they’ve been issued their state-required licenses.
A video for California retail businesses, one of three in a series by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, to help retailers learn about their tax responsibilities.
The state issued the first few licenses to sell recreational marijuana beginning in January. One of those businesses is in Santa Cruz and Maria Medinat talked with the firm’s founder on Friday.
BOSTON, Dec. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, the Cannabis Control Commission held its third day of public deliberation on policy matters that will inform the implementation of the recreational adult use cannabis industry in Massachusetts.
SEATTLE, Dec. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc., the premium marijuana brand and retail development company, today announced that it has partnered with world-class architect Michael Rotondi, FAIA, and creative trailblazer Jill Savini to develop retail prototypes and innovative branding for future store locations.
In just 21 days, recreational marijuana sales will be legal in California. Many are predicting a “Green Rush,” so here’s how to set up a legal marijuana business in the state.
In the past five years, eight states and Washington, D.C., have legalized recreational marijuana for adults. Today, 68 million people live in areas where marijuana is treated like alcohol or tobacco.
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island, Dec. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The provincial government today outlined three significant directions related to implementing the federal government’s objective of legalizing cannabis.
San Francisco could have recreational weed for sale the first week of January under legislation signed by San Francisco’s mayor.
Massachusetts marijuana tax revenue in the Bay State has been given a wide-ranging projection for recreational marijuana’s first year of sales. According to a Massachusetts Department of Revenue analysis, tax revenue will range between $44-82 million in fiscal year 2019.
Medicinal marijuana stores are finally beginning to open after Maryland legalized the substance in 2013, and a California-based company is helping make that transition smoother.
VANCOUVER, B.C., Dec. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — After considering input from 48,951 British Columbians, and submissions from 141 local and Indigenous governments and a range of other interested stakeholders, the Province has announced a number of key decisions related to the anticipated legalization of non-medical cannabis in July 2018.
OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Cannabis Compliance Inc. (“CCI”) is pleased to announce that it is working with National Access Cannabis Corp. (“NAC”), providing technical services in connection with NAC’s anticipated proposal to the Manitoba Request for Proposal for Retail Cannabis stores (RFP 10QGET-CRS-2017) (the “RFP”) due December 22, 2017.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is giving Indiana retailers 60 days to get CBD oil off their shelves. The decision came Tuesday, roughly a week after state Attorney General Curtis Hill issued an opinion saying CBD oil was illegal in the state.
In February 2015, Alaska became one of the first states to legalize recreational marijuana with a 53% vote in favor of the drug. Even though cannabis was made legal in the state, it took another year for Alaska to approve cannabis retail stores and manufacturers. Now, since the state has approved full legalization, the industry has grown, affecting Alaska’s economy in a number of ways.
Big-box stores won’t be the only ones offering discounts to shoppers in Las Vegas this Black Friday. Marijuana dispensaries are rolling out deals, too.
It looks like Nevada cannabis sales are still ranking high for the recreational market. The Nevada Department of Taxation released the state’s results for recreational cannabis sales for the month of September, and the data proves that sales are still going strong.
OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Canada, and the licensed producers of medical cannabis that it represents, share Province’s commitment to ensuring adult Quebecers have access to safe, regulated cannabis products and support the Government’s decision to make clear its intentions regarding the distribution and retail of adult-use cannabis.
A medical marijuana company in New York is looking to start the holiday shopping season off on a high note with a Cyber Monday deal on weed.
San Francisco supervisors delayed voting Tuesday on proposed pot regulations, making it more unlikely that people in this weed-friendly city will be able to buy recreational pot when adult use becomes legal Jan. 1 in California.
For the third year on a row, Colorado is proud to boast that it has more medical cannabis dispensaries than Starbucks branches, and the same applies to McDonald’s outlets!