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Cannabis Shortages Continue: Could California Be Different?

Cannabis Shortages Continue: Could California Be Different? By: Anthony Stevens This article was originally shared by Cannabis Business Executive. Here we go again.. Another state, Maryland, begins medical cannabis sales and within just a week, shelves are empty. Mainstream media builds these situations up to look like “everybody is crazy for cannabis and the stores […]

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Michigan Marihuana Regulations Update: 4 Things You Need to Know

Michigan Marihuana Regulations Update: 4 Things You Need to Know October 24, 2017 Michigan Representative Klint Kesto introduced legislation that will provide some guidance to the states’ soon to be expanding medical cannabis industry. Filed last week, HB 5144 seeks to amend several sections of the Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act, specifically targeting items like […]

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Former Athletes Endorse Cannabis and New Opportunities

Former Athletes Endorse Cannabis and New Opportunities We know all the stereotypes associated with cannabis use. Whether it’s being called lazy, unmotivated, or unhealthy, rarely is cannabis use viewed as complementary to physical activity, exercise, or feats of physical achievement. But that’s changing. More athletes are using cannabis to help recover from intense workouts or […]

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Can Sessions Really Interfere with States Marijuana?

Can Sessions Really Interfere with States Marijuana?

Can Sessions Really Interfere with Medical Cannabis? June 13th, 2017 After months of speculation, the cannabis industry’s worst fears might be on the cusp of becoming a reality. Yesterday’s bombshell from Tom Angell should serve as a wake-up call; AG Sessions appears to have medical cannabis in his cross hairs and we have until September […]

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Southeast Cannabis Convention and Expo 2017 – Recap

Southeast Cannabis Convention and Expo Education, Advocacy, and Awareness June 12, 2017 Given the current legislative outlook, one might wonder if Ft Lauderdale, FL. is an ideal destination for a cannabis conference. I wouldn’t blame anyone for thinking that the market is still a few years from being “lucrative” and that an event in South […]

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Oregon’s SB1057 and Its Impact on Medical Licenses

Oregon’s SB1057 and Its Impact on Medical Licenses June 1, 2017 Oregon Governor Kate Brown is expected to sign Senate Bill 1057, which alters multiple measures regarding Oregon’s medical marijuana regulations, some of which also relate to recreational marijuana.  Here’s what changed: Licensed Oregon medical marijuana growers and processors can receive permits to sell their […]

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Nevada Temporary Licensing

Nevada Temporary Licensing Guide

Nevada Temporary Licensing Guide May 16, 2017 The Nevada State Tax Commission approved a measure last week that would allow medical cannabis dispensaries to begin recreational sales on July 1st by a count of 6-1.  With a medical program already in place, there’s a lot that must be done in order to make this happen.  […]

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Jeff Sessions Drug War

Congress Reacts to Sessions’ Drug War

Congress Reacts to Sessions’ Drug War May 15, 2017 Last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a new sentencing directive to federal prosecutors, repealing the Obama-era Smart on Crime Initiative, which was intended to create leniency and lighter sentencing for low-level drug offenders.  The Smart on Crime Initiative aimed to clear up our overcrowded prison […]

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California: Submit Feedback on Rules and Regs

California: Submit Feedback on Rules and Regs

California: Submit Meaningful Feedback   Guest Contributor: Amanda Ostrowitz, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, CannaRegs May 11, 2017 Over the last month, California has released rules and regulations for business licensing as it relates to the state’s impending adult-use cannabis industry.  Because California’s cannabis program is unlike any before it, the state wants to ensure that […]

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Trump’s Stance on Medical Cannabis

Trump’s Stance on Medical Cannabis: Broken Down May 8, 2017 On Thursday, President Trump signed a $1 trillion spending bill to maintain the government’s operations through September, which details funding specifications on a wide variety of sectors.  In addition, Trump signed an amendment to the bill on Friday that indicated the Administration’s anxiously awaited stance […]

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