WSLCB Notice Of Rule Making: Pre-proposal #17-26

Notice of Rulemaking

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board is seeking input on the attached proposed amendments to rules in Chapter 314-60, Public records, and Chapter 314-42, Liquor control board operations. This notice can be found at lcb.wa.gov/laws/laws-and-rules under Proposed Rules. The Liquor and Cannabis Board encourages you to give input on these proposed rule changes. Read the full article…

Cannabis Market Expected to Grow As Legalization Spreads

Marijuana is big business

NEW YORK: According to a new report from Brightfield Group, the global cannabis market is currently worth $7.7 billion and is expected to reach $31.4 billion by 2021. The United States accounts for about 90 percent of the market. But the U.S. domination of the market is expected to drop to 57 percent due to legalization of cannabis in other countries. Canada is Read the full article…

Baker Acquires Grassworks To Further Solidify Position As “The Salesforce of Pot”

Founded in 2014, Baker has grown from three founders, representing a couple of dispensaries in Denver, to a staff of over 50 and representing more than 700 dispensaries across 16 states and Canada.

COLORADO: Baker, a leading customer engagement software company for marijuana dispensaries, has announced the acquisition of Seattle-based Grassworks Media, the second largest CRM player in the cannabis market, making Baker the largest and most innovative company in the space. As a result of the acquisition, Baker will add Grassworks’ approximately 150 dispensary clients to its roster of Read the full article…

Global Medical Marijuana Market – Industry Trends & Updates (2016-2022)

Introducing the CCC

IRELAND: The global medical marijuana market in 2016 was USD 12.67 billion and will reach USD 33.41 billion by 2022 at a CAGR of 17.53% during the forecasted period, according to a new report, the “Global Medical Marijuana Market – by Medical Indications, Mode of Administration, Region – Market Size, Demand Forecasts, Industry Trends and Updates Read the full article…

Survey: More Than One In Five Military Vets Uses Cannabis Medicinally

Survey: More Than One In Five Military Vets Uses Cannabis Medicinally

INDIANA:  More than one in five military veterans engage in the use of cannabis for therapeutic purposes, according to nationwide survey data conducted on behalf of The American Legion. The Legion is the largest veterans’ advocacy organization in the United States. Twenty-two percent of respondents said they “use cannabis to treat a mental or physical condition.” Thirty-nine percent affirmed they Read the full article…

greenRush.com Closes $3.6 Million Series A Funding Round

Since its inception in 2015, millions of dollars in legal Cannabis transactions have been facilitated on the greenRush platform. As a result, greenRush’s proprietary data offers unique insight into global online Cannabis purchasing behavior in both the recreational and medical industries.

CALIFORNIA:  greenRush.com, the largest online marketplace for legally purchasing cannabis, today announced the $3.6 million closing of its Series A Funding Round. The Round will fuel the expansion of the company’s current recreational and medical marijuana services in California, Nevada, Massachusetts, Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, and Illinois. The company’s latest group of investors include James Weil, President Read the full article…

Help Make Marijuana Legal, Buy These Rolling Papers!

"we're very proud to be associated with NORML. This commercial program will help sustain the world-changing work that NORML does to protect personal freedom and reform our nation’s marijuana laws."

 Curved Papers And NORML Partner On Hemp Rolling Papers NEW YORK: Michael O’Malley sees the world through a convex lens. The MIT-educated CAD architect believes “The Best Things In Life Are Curved” and has applied that principle to create new product innovation in the 400 year-old rolling paper industry.  With its patent-pending “Easy To Roll”  curved edge, Curved Read the full article…

Casa Verde Capital Leads Investment In Cannabis Testing Lab Cannalysis

Cannalysis gets funding from Casa Verde Capital

Snoop Dogg Venture Firm Helps Analytical Cannabis Laboratory Expand Its Nationwide Footprint CALIFORNIA: Cannalysis, a cannabis testing laboratory, announced today a seed investment led by Casa Verde Capital. As the premier cannabis testing lab in the market, Cannalysis harnesses technology to provide best-in-class service to some of the largest cultivators and brands in California. With California’s Read the full article…

Washington: Cannabis Sales Exceed $1.1 Billion In 2017

Edibles are changing the marijuana marketplace

WASHINGTON:  Retail marijuana sales in Washington state exceeded one billion dollars during the first nine months of 2017, according to data compiled by the State Liquor and Cannabis Board. Retail sales now stand at record highs, with monthly sales exceeding $130 million – up from $106 million in February. Overall, year-to-date marijuana sales in Washington are $1,101,853,539. In Read the full article…

Europe’s Legal Cannabis Market Is A €56 Billion Opportunity

Europe's Legal Cannabis Market is a €56 Billion Opportunity - Prohibition Partners

UNITED KINGDOM: A new report from industry advisors, Prohibition Partners, suggests that Europe will become the largest legal cannabis market in the world once all countries have introduced legislation and regulation over the next five years. Cannabis is set to become the major global industry of the post-digital generation. It will drive economic and employment growth as well Read the full article…