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Nevada recreational marijuana sales to launch...
by Omar Sacirbey on June 27, 2017 at 9:12 am
Licensed Nevada medical marijuana dispensaries can start selling recreational cannabis as planned on Saturday despite an ongoing legal battle, state officials said. Nevada intends to appeal a […]
Canadian firm strikes deal to cultivate MJ in...
by Bart Schaneman on June 27, 2017 at 5:00 am
Canadian marijuana companies continue to expand their reach beyond their nation’s borders. LGC Capital, a Canadian investment firm, has partnered with AfriAg to cultivate and distribute […]
California cannabis rules taking shape: Q&A...
by John Schroyer on June 27, 2017 at 3:30 am
By John Schroyer California took a big step forward in June by passing a law designed to streamline government oversight for the state's medical and recreational marijuana industries. Because the […]
Alaska to weigh three onsite marijuana...
by Omar Sacirbey on June 26, 2017 at 9:12 am
The Alaska Marijuana Control Board next month will consider three proposals to allow onsite consumption in marijuana retail stores. Under the board members’ recommendations, which will be […]
Massachusetts picks panel to draft rec cannabis...
by Bart Schaneman on June 26, 2017 at 5:00 am
A six-member House-Senate conference committee has been selected to try to create a compromise bill to revamp the voter-approved recreational marijuana law in Massachusetts. Legislative leaders […]
Chart: Cannabis industry employs 165,000-plus...
by Eli McVey on June 26, 2017 at 3:30 am
By Eli McVey With 165,000-230,000 full- and part-time workers, the U.S. cannabis industry has quickly become a major job generator. Cannabis-related businesses now employ more people than there are […]
Nevada enacts plan to start adult-use marijuana...
by Kevin Huhn on June 23, 2017 at 9:46 am
Nevada’s marijuana regulators believe they have found a way around a judge’s order that threatens to block the state’s first recreational marijuana sales scheduled to begin next […]
Rhode Island to form recreational cannabis study...
by Omar Sacirbey on June 23, 2017 at 8:57 am
Rhode Island’s Senate and House of Representatives voted to end their debate over recreational marijuana legalization bills and instead created a 19-person commission to study the issue. Among the […]
Mexican president signs medical marijuana...
by John Schroyer on June 23, 2017 at 5:00 am
Mexican President Pena Nieto made it official this week: His nation is the latest to legalize cannabis for medical purposes. Many of the details of the country’s MMJ program are still unclear, […]
Week in Review: Massachusetts rec logjam,...
by Bart Schaneman on June 23, 2017 at 3:30 am
By Omar Sacirbey, Bart Schaneman and John Schroyer Massachusetts lawmakers propose an overhaul to a voter-approved measure to legalize recreational cannabis, Pennsylvania awards 12 medical marijuana […]