Cannabis Company Kaya Holdings Reports 700% Q3 Revenue Increase

700% Year Over Year Revenue Increase

OREGON: Kaya Holdings has announced that it has filed its third quarterly report for 2016, in which the Company details its financial results from operations, the licensing and build-out status of the two new Kaya Shack Marijuana Superstores currently under development, as well as discusses forward looking growth plans for the Company after legal marijuana’s November Read the full article…

HerbTools Online Takes Headshops High Tech

Headshops have gone high tech

By Sam Capone Today, I’m going to talk to you about online headshops and how great they can be for all you stoners out there. There are a number of reasons as to why they can be so beneficial to use, so first things first what exactly are they for those who do not know? Read the full article…

Washington LCB To Increase Number Of Retail Marijuana Stores Following Analysis Of Marketplace

“The legislation will further concentrate retail marijuana stores in low income and working class neighborhoods, and, more often than not, minority neighborhoods.”

WASHINGTON: Following an analysis of the entire marijuana marketplace in Washington State, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) today heard a recommendation from staff to increase the number of retail marijuana stores from the current cap of 334 to a new cap of 556. The methodology for the cap will be part of Read the full article…

Ding Dong: Mary Jayne Is Calling

Mary Jayne Parties are coming to a home near you

WASHINGTON: Taking a page from Earl Tupper, who revolutionized home shopping with his Tupperware Parties in the late 1940s, author/educator Kat Bohnsack is going door to door in Washington State, spreading the good word about cannabis and hemp with her Mary Jayne Parties. “Our goal is to demystify marijuana and create a safe environment in which Read the full article…

After Two Years, Debate Remains Over Marijuana Legalization’s Impacts

The legal cannabis market is big, and getting bigger

COLORADO: Ask Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper how marijuana legalization is going, now almost two years into a historic initiative of allowing licensed stores to sell cannabis to anyone over 21, and he offers this: “In many ways, the first two years of marijuana legalization has been a testament to Coloradans and our ability to work together.” Hickenlooper Read the full article…

Weighing Enforcement And Black Market, City Introduces Marijuana Tax

TThough it’s still several steps away, Assembly members are proposing to eventually tax marijuana retail sales at five percent.

ALASKA: The Anchorage Assembly is introducing a measure to tax marijuana when sales become legal in the year ahead. The proposal hinges, however, on voter approval in April. Though it’s still several steps away, Assembly members are proposing to eventually tax marijuana retail sales at five percent. Ernie Hall chairs the committee that’s been looking at Read the full article…

Colorado’s Brian Vicente: What’s Next For The Silicon Valley Of Marijuana?

Pot Startups call Green Labs Denver home.

COLORADO: By any metric, 2014 was a monumental year for the legalization of cannabis. Colorado became the first state in the U.S. to allow recreational use and the overwhelmingly positive impact on the state’s economy, school funding, and crime rates helped to spark the nationwide domino effect we’re seeing today as more and more states Read the full article…

The 2015 MJBA/Front Runner Washington Marijuana Producer/Processor Report

As we approach the end of 2015 recreational marijuana is currently being sold as a commodity.

By Brian Yauger Front Runner WASHINGTON: During its first 15 months of legalization, we have seen sales of recreational marijuana in Washington State grow at an astounding rate of 13% a month. The number of recreational customers has topped 50,000 a day, fueled by a steady drop in retail prices. The number of both new Read the full article…

Who’s Minding The Marijuana? Banned Pesticide Found In Colorado Testing

Pesticide testing is not mandatory for pot businesses in Colorado, nor are they subject to random pesticide testing, as are other crops, according to Mitch Yergert of the state's agriculture department.

COLORADO: It’s been nearly two years since recreational pot was legalized in Colorado and the thriving pot industry has hit some hurdles in the form of potential dangers to consumers. Pesticides that are illegal to use on marijuana plants in Colorado are being found in some recreational and medical pot products being marketed and sold to the public Read the full article…

Pentagram’s High-End Design For Snoop Dogg’s Marijuana Product Line

With their identity for rapper and artist Snoop Dogg’s new line of marijuana products, Leafs by Snoop (LBS), leading design firm Pentagram has given pot its highest-design makeover yet.

Just a decade ago, marijuana in the popular imagination was largely associated with cheesy stoner iconography — pot leaf decals, tie-dye and paisley patterns — and its packaging was limited to discreet plastic baggies. But now, with medical marijuana legal in 23 states and recreational marijuana legal in four, top designers are stepping up to rebrand the plant. Read the full article…