NY Governor Cuomo Forms Workgroup To Draft Legislation for Regulated Adult-Use Marijuana Program

NY Gov forms committee to study adult-use cannabis

NEW YORK: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today appointed a workgroup to draft legislation for a regulated adult-use marijuana program for the legislature to consider in the upcoming session based on the findings of a multi-agency study he commissioned in January. The study, led by the Department of Health, concluded that the positive impacts of a regulated marijuana market in New York State outweigh the potential negative Read the full article…

Marijuana Legalization Could Come To These 12 States This Year

Who are next 12 states to legalize cannabis?

By Eric Weisbrot Despite strong efforts to maintain the criminalization of marijuana use in the United States, many individuals and lawmakers have taken a step in the direction of legalization over the last several years. Currently, there are 29 states that allow for medical marijuana use, under particular limitations, and a smaller percentage that give residents Read the full article…

Cannafest Destiny Tour Stops At First Church Of Cannabis In Indy On June 13th, 2018

Cannafest Destiny Tour Stops at First Church of Cannabis in Indy on 6/13

INDIANA: Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) Founder David Rheins and Curved Papers Founder Michael O’Malley will be featured speakers at the weekly services of the First Church of Cannabis, spreading education and encouragement to Indianapolis’ cannabis community on Wednesday, June 13th, as part of the midwestern leg of their “Cannafest Destiny” educational tour. The two will Read the full article…

Mass Cannabis Control Commission Notice Of Public Meeting May 22


MASSACHUSETTS: In accordance with Sections 18-25 of Chapter 30A of the Massachusetts General Laws, notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Cannabis Control Commission. The meeting will take place at 10:30AM on May 22, 2018 in the Health Policy Commission Conference Room, 50 Milk Street, 8th Floor Boston, MA. PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA 1) Call Read the full article…

Washington State Legal Cannabis By The Numbers: February 1, 2018 – May 17, 2018

LCB Leaf Data

WASHINGTON: The below statistics cover activity in Leaf Data Systems for the time period between February 1, 2018 and May 17, 2018.    

Denver To Hold Permitting Event For Marijuana Facilities March 7

On March 7, experts from Denver Excise and Licenses, Community Planning and Development, Denver Fire Department, and the Department of Public Health and Environment will host a forum on licensing, permitting, and inspections for the marijuana industry.

COLORADO: On March 7, experts from Denver Excise and Licenses, Community Planning and Development, Denver Fire Department, and the Department of Public Health and Environment will host a forum on licensing, permitting, and inspections for the marijuana industry. Officials will walk through requirements for new and expanding marijuana stores, centers, and grows, and answer questions on Read the full article…

New Frontier Reports Legal Cannabis Sales On The Rise

Data also shows that support for cannabis legalization continues to rise. According to Gallup's latest poll in October, 64 percent of Americans support for legalizing cannabis, the highest level in nearly a half-century.

NEW YORK: The legal cannabis market was valued an estimated $6.6 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach more than $24 billion by 2025, at a compound annual growth rate of 16 percent during the forecast years According to a report from New Frontier Data. Accelerating pace of legalization for both medical and recreational cannabis in the U.S. is Read the full article…

Garden State Gets With Green Rush

NJ Cannabis Symposium

By Stu Zakim NEW JERSEY: Curiosity about the budding legal cannabis industry attracted over 800 last night at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark NJ for the premiere session of the New Jersey Cannabis Symposium. The four hour event was faced paced and full of information for these cannabis explorers; kicked off Read the full article…

Eaze Data Report: Major Increase In Legal Marijuana Sales in California

The number of Baby Boomers ordering marijuana increased by 19 percent annually, the highest of any generation. Vaporizers and edibles are most popular among Millennials, while tinctures are most popular among Baby Boomers.

CALIFORNIA: -Eaze, a leading marijuana technology company, has released its Eaze Insights: 2017 State of Cannabis data report, a comprehensive overview of consumer trends driving the marijuana industry year over year. The report, which draws insights from the user behavior of more than 350,000 Eaze consumers and 15,000 survey respondents across the state of California, reveals that 2017 was a Read the full article…

Berkeley Mayor Celebrates The First Day Of Adult Use Cannabis Sales At Nation’s Longest Running Dispensary

Left to right: Roger La Chance, Director of Operations, Berkeley Patients Group (BPG), Nancy Skinner, CA State Senator, Sean Luse, COO (BPG), Jesse Arreguin, Berkeley Mayor, Tim Schick, CEO (BPG), Sabrina Fendrick, Director of Government Affairs (BPG) (Photo: Business Wire)

CALIFORNIA: Berkeley Patients Group (BPG), the nation’s oldest, continuously operating dispensary in the country, as well as the first dispensary in the Bay Area – and fifth in the state – to receive a temporary retail permit from the California Bureau of Cannabis Control, will once again make history as it opens its doors to the Read the full article…