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Medical marijuana providers seek first chance at retail sales in Maine

MMJ Providers Seek First Chance at Retail Sales in Maine

MMJ Providers Seek First Chance at Retail Sales in Maine

Medical marijuana dispensaries and caregivers are quietly lobbying state lawmakers to allow them to sell pot to recreational users before retail cannabis stores open in Maine next year.

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Cannabis Industry Thanks Elected Leaders for Protecting Marketplace

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today the Washington CannaBusiness Association (WACA) and its members applauded the work of state senators, representatives and Governor Inslee in their work to uphold our state’s regulated cannabis marketplace.

Oregon Set to Shield Marijuana User Data From US Officials

Oregon Set to Shield Marijuana User Data From US Officials

Oregon state lawmakers who fear heightened marijuana enforcement by federal agents overwhelmingly approved Monday a proposal to protect pot users from having their identities or cannabis-buying habits from being divulged by the shops that make buying pre-rolled joints and “magic” brownies as easy as grabbing a bottle of whiskey from the liquor store.

Uruguay Says Yes to Pharmacies Selling Marijuana this JULY

Uruguay Says Yes to Pharmacies Selling Marijuana Starting This July

On April 6, 2017, Uruguay’s three-year legalization journey hit a pivotal milestone. The Uruguayan government officially gave the okay for pharmacies throughout the country to begin selling recreational marijuana starting in July.

Illinois Medical Cannabis Sales Surge by Nearly $2 Million in March

Illinois Medical Cannabis Sales Surge by Nearly $2 Million in March

On April 5, 2017, the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program announced that it brought in approximately $6.3 million in retail medical marijuana sales for the month of March, a nearly $2 million surge from the $4.9 million in sales for the month of February.

Canopy Growth to launch online marijuana store in April

Canopy Growth to Launch Online Marijuana Store in April

Online sales could be one way recreational marijuana is sold after legalization. Canopy Growth, the parent company of Tweed, Bedrocan, and Mettrum, is preparing to launch a website that will sell marijuana from all three producers in one place.

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Oregon Liquor Control Commission Chair Rob Patridge Resigns

PORTLAND, Ore., March 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Rob Patridge, Chair of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, today submitted his resignation to Oregon Governor Kate Brown. Patridge is leaving the OLCC to join the private sector. Patridge’s resignation from the Commission is effective March 10, 2017.

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Illinois Department of Public Health Provides Medical Marijuana Program Update

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., March 2, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has approved applications for approximately 16,990 qualifying patients (including 139 persons under 18 years of age), since it began accepting applications for the Medical Cannabis Registry Program on September 2, 2014.

Seattle’s Emerald Mile Is Home to Many Marijuana Dispensaries

Seattle’s Emerald Mile Is Home to Many Marijuana Dispensaries

This cluster of marijuana stores has been dubbed the “Emerald Mile.” An industrial neighborhood near the city’s stadiums was the perfect place for these companies. Opening many marijuana outlets in close proximity has forced the stores to choose an identity that their customer base can relate to.

Gummies And Mints Are Hits In The Edible Marijuana Markets

Gummies and Mints Are Hits in the Edible Marijuana Markets

Gummies and mints are turning out to be marijuana hits at recreational dispensaries. “From the beginning, cannabis consumers embraced our gummies as well as our approach to crafting edibles,” said Americanna CEO and founder Dan Anglin.

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American Cannabis Company, Inc. Announces It Has Secured A Contract And Equity Stake With A New Client In The State Of Florida

DENVER, Feb. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) (the “Company”), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced it has secured its second client in the state of Florida.

Lawmakers to re-write Massachusetts marijuana law

Lawmakers to Rewrite Massachusetts Marijuana Law

The Massachusetts House and Senate created a new “Committee on Marijuana Policy” to take a second look at the recreational pot law. Top state leaders have several concerns, from public safety to the tax structure, to the number of pot plants someone can grow at home.

Colorado Poised to Get First Drive-Through Dispensary

Colorado Poised to Get First Drive-Through Dispensary

On Feb. 16, 2017, the Board of Trustees for the city of Parachute, Colorado, approved a business license renewal for Tumbleweed Express, a drive-through retail marijuana dispensary set to open in the coming months.

Marijuana Control Board Rules in CBD Oil Violations

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — In a unanimous vote, the Marijuana Control Board determined the CBD (cannabidiol) oil seized last week by the Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office (AMCO) to be marijuana product, except that which is labeled as made exclusively from seeds and that does not also include the term “CBD.

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CannaGrow Holdings Reports on Completion of First Wholesale Harvest Cycle by Licensed Grower at Colorado Buffalo Ranch Facility I

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Feb. 9. 2017 /Weed Wire/ — CannaGrow Holdings, Inc. (OTC PINK: CGRW), a Liaison and Consultant providing turnkey solutions to licensed growers, announces the meeting of a major company benchmark as Licensed Grower, Category One Botanicals, LLC, completes their first major harvest cycles and initiates marketing and distribution of wholesale retail Marijuana products in the State of Colorado.

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GrowGeneration Signs Lease for 13,000 Sq. Ft. Denver South Retail Distribution Center, Continues its Colorado Expansion Plan

DENVER, Feb. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — GrowGeneration Corp. (OTCQB: GRWG), GrowGeneration (“GrowGen” or the “Company”), one of the largest specialty retail hydroponic and organic gardening store chains, selling to both the commercial and home cannabis markets, with currently 9 locations in Colorado, 1 location in California and 1 location in Las Vegas, NV, today announced that it has signed a 5-year lease on a 13,000 square foot facility in Denver, CO for its 12th store.

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Leafbuyer Announces its List of the ‘Top 10 Most Eye-Catching Dispensaries in Seattle’

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.”

5 Pot Stocks to Watch Now

5 Pot Stocks to Watch Now

Forward-thinking investors are already plotting seven-figure weed windfalls with the top pot stocks from every ecosystem. You see, there’s more to the marijuana industry than just selling cannabis. There are a lot of ways to profit from legal recreational and medical marijuana sales.

Gov. Hickenlooper Submits Budget Amendments to Legislature, Calls for Reductions in Senior Homestead Exemption & Higher Retail Marijuana Sales Taxes to Backfill School Funding Reductions

DENVER, Jan. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Office of State Planning and Budgeting (OSPB) today submitted budget amendments to the Joint Budget Committee that apply to the FY 2017-18 budget request.

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Huge Buzz Kill for U.S. Pot Producers as Prices Plunge on Rising Supply

Prices are tumbling as formerly illicit cultivators emerge from the shadows to invest millions of dollars in massive pot factories. In Colorado, the average price sought by wholesalers has fallen 48 per cent to about US$1,300 a pound since legal sales to all adults started in January 2014, according to Cannabase, operator of the state’s largest market.. Supply is surging as growers expand and install the latest agricultural technology.

The Real Reason Craft Cannabis is Here to Stay

The Real Reason Craft Cannabis is Here to Stay

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.

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OLCC Approves More than 760 Recreational Marijuana Licenses

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has approved 762 recreational marijuana licenses through the first week of January 2017, fulfilling the commitment to start-up a regulated system by the end of 2016. The OLCC began accepting recreational marijuana license applications in January 2016 and issued the first licenses in May 2016.

Report: Colorado MMJ Shrinks as Licenses, Plants and Edibles Rise

Report: Colorado MMJ Shrinks as Licenses, Plants and Edibles Rise

The Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division recently issued its 2016 mid-year report, documenting supply chain data from Jan. 1 to June 30, 2016.

Illinois Tops Off 2016 with $5.5M in MMJ Sales for December

Illinois Tops Off 2016 with $5.3M in MMJ Sales for December

On Jan. 4, 2017, the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program reported that it recorded approximately $5.3 million in retail medical marijuana sales for the month of December, a significant increase from the $4.4 million in sales for the month of November.

Budding regulation in one of California's marijuana meccas

Budding Regulation in One of California’s Marijuana Meccas

As more states move to legalize pot, Humboldt County, California, an epicenter of the underground marijuana industry, has begun a new, bold experiment to bring growers out of the shadows and regulate the growth, sale and environmental impact of cannabis.


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