San Bernardino Initiative Projects $15-20 Million in Revenue

Considering the amount of money the city has spent chasing down dispensaries, it certainly makes sense to consider bringing the market above ground and generating some revenues from it

CALIFORNIA: The San Bernardino Regulate Marijuana Act of 2016 (SBRMA) announced that the citizen-backed initiative submitted more than enough valid signatures to qualify for the upcoming November ballot. SBRMA projects that passage of this model legislation will result in an economic windfall for San Bernardino government and residents with $15-20 million in new revenue and Read the full article…

New Hampshire DHHS Issues Registration Certificate To Prime ATC Therapeutic Cannabis Dispensary In Merrimack

New Hampshire Cannabis Dispensary Approved

NEW HAMPSHIRE: The NH Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announces that Prime Alternative Treatment Center  has received a registration certificate for its therapeutic cannabis dispensary in Merrimack. Prime’s dispensary will begin operations on Thursday, August 11, at which point qualifying patients and designated caregivers registered with Prime ATC will be able to obtain therapeutic Read the full article…

“Smart Money” Bootcamp For Cannabis Biz Is August 16th In Seattle

Smart Investing Bootcamp
NWMJ Law, PLLC – Maynard Building in Pioneer Square

119 1st Avenue S, Suite 420, Seattle, WA 98104

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

6:00 to 8:30 PM

WASHINGTON: Responsible financial management is of critical importance to cash-constrained cannabis entrepreneurs.  Leading cannabis attorneys Aaron Pelley and Anne van Leynseele of NWMJ Law will host “Smart Money” the latest MJBA Seattle Business Bootcamp on Tuesday, August 16th at their new offices at the historic Maynard Building in Pioneer Square, 119 1st Avenue S, Suite 420, Seattle, WA 98104. Read the full article…

Mother’s Parental Rights Terminated For Smoking Marijuana

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Family Defense Center asks Illinois Supreme Court to reverse decision, citing lack of evidence of harm, the shifting status of marijuana and gross racial disparities in child removal rates in Peoria ILLINOIS: In a case that challenges racial disparities in the child welfare system, the Family Defense Center filed a petition asking the Illinois Supreme Read the full article…

Department of Health Names John J. Collins as Director of Pennsylvania’s Office of Medical Marijuana

PA appoints new medical marijuana director

PENNSYLVANIA: Secretary of Health Dr. Karen Murphy today announced that John J. Collins has been named director of the Office of Medical Marijuana. Collins, who currently works in the Department of Health’s HIV Care Section, will assume his new role on Aug. 8, 2016. “I am pleased to announce the department has identified a highly qualified Read the full article…

Washington Poison Center Unveils Warning Symbol For Products “Not For Kids”

No More Mr. Yuk.

WASHINGTON: The Washington Poison Center (WAPC) today unveiled its chosen warning symbol for identifying products that are not for children at a Liquor and Cannabis Board meeting. The Washington Poison Center (WAPC) developed the warning symbol as a deterrent for children who may access adult-only products, such as edible marijuana products, purchased by adults in their home. Read the full article…

Governor Signs Bill Reducing Marijuana Penalties In Illinois

10 grams or less of marijuana will be a civil offense, punishable with a fine of up to $200

By Ivan Moreno, AP ILLINOIS: Marijuana possession in small amounts in Illinois will be punishable by fines but not jail time after Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Friday that makes the state the third largest to decriminalize minor pot offenses. The new law, which takes effect immediately, makes having 10 grams or less of marijuana will be Read the full article…

King County Council Chair: Council’s Vote Continues Inequitable Location Of Marijuana Facilities

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

WASHINGTON:  Metropolitan King County Council Chair Joe McDermott, joined by Council member Larry Gossett, released this statement after the passage of legislation limiting the production, processing and retail of marijuana in the unincorporated areas of King County: “The legislation will further concentrate retail marijuana stores in low income and working class neighborhoods, and, more often than not, Read the full article…

Two Rivers Water and Farming Company Subsidiary Receives Court Order for Eviction of Suncanna

GrowCo Partners 1, LLC ("GCP1") received a court ordered Writ of Restitution from the Pueblo County, Colorado District Court.

COLORADO: GrowCo, a majority owned subsidiary of Two Rivers Water and Farming Company, has announced that on July 22, 2016 it received a court ordered Writ of Restitution from the Pueblo County, Colorado District Court. By September 6, 2016 at 12:00 P.M. MDT, Suncanna must vacate the marijuana-focused greenhouse owned by GCP1. If, by this time, Suncanna Read the full article…

Americas Largest Hemp Processing Facility & Milling Operation Nearing Completion

America's largest Hemp facility nears completion.

NEVADA: An industrial hemp decortication facility, spearheaded by Hemp, Inc. wholly-owned subsidiary, Industrial Hemp Manufacturing, LLC (IHM), is in the final stages of completion. “Industrial hemp is reclaiming its rightful place in America as demand for this environmentally friendly natural fiber continues to increase due to the economic benefits. Hemp, Inc. is strategically positioned at the forefront of this industry. We are Read the full article…