PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 7, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – The Oregon Liquor Control Commission values transparency and acknowledges that many of the findings released today in the Oregon Secretary of State’s Information Technology audit of the OLCC accurately reflect the current condition of the agency’s IT portfolio, but that the overall health of the agency’s IT infrastructure remains sound.
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SALEM, Ore., Feb. 7, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Secretary of State Dennis Richardson released an audit of The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC). The audit titled: Cannabis Information Systems Properly Functioning but Monitoring and Security Enhancements are Needed found that OLCC has taken positive steps to establish information systems for recreational marijuana regulation.
OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 25, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Health Canada is introducing two targeted changes to the physical security requirements under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) that must be respected by licensed producers (LP) of cannabis for medical purposes.
On Nov. 21, 2017, California’s Santa Barbara City Council approved an ordinance to amend the city municipal code to allow five recreational cannabis shops within city limits, as well as voting to ease requirements for onsite security officers, permit an unlimited number of wholesale cannabis operations and allow residents to cultivate one cannabis plant outdoors and five indoors.
California just released new rules for legal marijuana that will take effect January 1, 2018.
The state health department released a pack of proposed rules for the medical marijuana industry, which will be the subject of a public hearing this month.
TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Cannabis Compliance Inc., (CCI) of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is pleased to announce the formation of a strategic partnership with 3|Sixty Secure Corp. of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, to provide the ultimate in security, transport and compliance for Canadian medical marijuana.
On Sept. 10, 2017, at approximately 12:45 p.m., a man shot and carjacked an employee of Lucid Cannabis, a dispensary in Cheney, Wash.
There has been a lot of news in the marijuana industry this year. The medical marijuana industry exploded, and many new companies came to market in a frenzy, which reminded investors of the exciting technology bubble.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — BioTrackTHC has partnered with the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) to be the first in the history of the cannabis industry to deploy a live seed-to-sale cannabis Traceability System in a FedRAMP authorized environment.
PORTLAND, Maine, March 16, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wellness Connection of Maine (WCM), the state’s largest medical cannabis operator, now offers members the ability to pay for cannabis without using cash. A new mobile app, CanPay, is the first of its kind technology for the cannabis industry.
WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Penn., March 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Pending approval from its board of directors, ASTM International announced yesterday the launch of a new committee focused on creating technical standards and guidance materials for cannabis and its products and processes.
On Jan. 26, 2017, Queensland Health announced the release of initial medical cannabis guidelines for medical practitioners in Queensland, Australia.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reports that a medical marijuana dispensary was robbed at gunpoint on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, a bipartisan group of Senators led by Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley pressed a key federal regulator to take further action to ensure that vendors working with legal marijuana businesses in states that have legalized recreational or medicinal marijuana do not have their banking services taken away.
An audit of the U.S. Postal Service calls for new policies to secure marijuana found in the mail. The audit, finished in October 2016, was based upon visits to seven USPS facilities earlier in the year. It found packages containing marijuana in places like an unlocked cage, an unlocked office and on an unguarded table.
On Oct. 5, 2016, Vancouver Pain Management Society in Vancouver, B.C., notified patients of a potential security breach that may have made the medical data of some patients publicly available on the dispensary’s website.
IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabis-based medicines, is pleased to announce the development and opening of the Cannabis Science Financial Security Department.
A break-in captured on video at a Seattle marijuana shop is just the latest in an increasing string of violent robberies, prompting renewed calls for Congress to authorize banks to do business with legal pot retailers, growers, and processors.
As business owners, managing risk is something we are all aware of, but it’s often pushed to the side, especially with new businesses, in the battle for cash flow and stability. We tell ourselves that we will work on risk once we are making money.
FAIRBANKS — On a warm, cloudless Memorial Day, Mike Emers surveyed his domain at Rosie Creek Farm. Emers has owned the family farm for 16 years, a spacious plot cut from the Interior Alaska wilderness.
NEW YORK, May 12, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Blue Line Protection Group, Inc. (OTCQB: BLPG), a leading security, transportation and risk mitigation solutions provider for financial institutions servicing the legal cannabis industry, is pleased to announce that it has engaged Viridian Capital Advisors for investor relations and corporate advisory services.
Canna Security America has been working with C4EverSystems and others to develop cash transport services for the cannabis industry that meet full compliance on a state-by-state basis to meet full traceability and realistic banking solutions.
DENVER, March 15, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Canna Security America (CSA) (OTCQB: CSAX), the leading comprehensive security solutions provider catering to businesses in the licensed cannabis industry, is pleased to announce the completion of its 500th facility security system installation in a cannabis-related business.
DENVER, March 9, 2016 /Weed Wire/— Jane, the kiosk solution for cannabis retailers, announced an exclusive program that combines Banking, Cash Transport and Cash Management.
TALENT, Ore. — Starting March 1st, several new laws will begin to be implimented that affect medical marijuana patients, growers, and dispensaries.
PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 31, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has created a series of forms, and supporting instructions, to assist prospective applicants in submitting online applications for Recreational Marijuana Licenses.
NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Canna Security America (CSA) (OTCBB:CSAX) is pleased to announce that it has engaged Viridian Capital Advisors for financial and corporate advisory services.
NEW YORK, October 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — DirectView Holdings, Inc. (OTC: DIRV) (“DirectView” or the “Company”), a company focused on ownership and management of leading video and security technology companies, today announced that it has received a contract to complete a comprehensive security and surveillance installation at a Colorado cannabis facility.
While marijuana and its related products have been for sale in Washington state for over a year now, the financial aspect of the business is still a bit on the hazy side.
Despite being medicinally legal in 23 states and completely legal in four states, there is still one place where marijuana has failed to make a breakthrough: airlines. Regardless of legal state’s rights, citizens have been unable to legally take marijuana with them on an airplane, but that is about to change.
NEW YORK, June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — DirectView Holdings, Inc. (DIRV) (“DirectView” or the “Company”), a company focused on ownership and management of leading video and security technology companies, today announced that it has been selected by Good Life, Colorado LLC. to complete a comprehensive security and surveillance installation at a newly constructed Colorado Marijuana Infused Product (“MIP”) facility.
BOULDER, Colo., May 5, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — Our mission is to set the standard for responsible cannabis use. At the core of our design is an integrated combination lock. We’ve designed this to make the safe storage of cannabis simple. Revolutionize self-regulation.
As states create their own regulatory regimes regarding the legal manufacturing, distribution and possession of medical and recreational marijuana, there’s one area that is murky at best: security.
Legalization and the black market are oil and water for the marijuana industry. Neither side of the law does the other side any favors.
The anti-marijuana folk seem to be cashing in on the legalization. For instance, there is a new device being launched in 2015 called the AirGuard from a company called Fresh Air Sensor Corp.
(Reuters) – Italy legalized marijuana for medical use last year, but the high cost of buying legal pot in a pharmacy meant few people signed up. Now, the government has found a solution: get the army to grow it.
Illinois officials are now accepting applications for people who want to open a medical marijuana dispensary or cultivation center. The number of licenses are quite limited – only 22 available for cultivation centers and 60 for dispensaries.
Collective Protective Services provides medical marijuana security services for dispensaries nationwide. Our professional armed and unarmed security guards are trained specifically to secure medical marijuana collective facilities.
Canna Security America offers commercial-grade equipment installed by certified technicians at discount prices. We install all of our systems cleanly, to code, correctly, and in a professional manner. Free service is provided for 60 days following installation completion as well as a 1 year warranty on all equipment.
American Cannabis Consulting provides consulting and advisory services for cultivation, operational, retail and industrial hemp processes.
Sapphire Protection LLC specializes in loss prevention for the progressive cannabis business owner. Our mission is to help the business owner protect against any issue that could cause a loss to your company while also maximizing the health and welfare of their company’s most important assets: your employees and your customers.
Security for cannabis-related businesses is a growing concern, but one company is in the process of helping out with surveillance.