UPDATE: Franwell Bows Out As Vendor for WA Marijuana Traceability System

WSLCB selects METRC

UPDATE: Franwell and METRC Withdrawal Proposal; MJ Freeway Is Washington’s New Marijuana Traceability Software

WeedTraQR Seed-to-Sale Software Certified For Oregon

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WASHINGTON: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) has approved WeedTraQR cannabis seed-‐to‐sale tracking software as a validate software provider for Oregon’s recreational marijuana program. The Seattle-based company has developed a platform that is compatible for integration with Oregon’s Cannabis Tracking System (CTS) to meet the inventory traceability needs of the state’s producer, processor, wholesaler, and research. Read the full article…

Hawaii Selects BioTrackTHC For State’s Medical Marijuana Program

BioTrackTHC's government software solution will provide the Hawaii Department of Health real-time visibility into the seed-to-sale tracking data of every licensed medical marijuana dispensary in the state, including plant and inventory quantities, production activity, laboratory testing results, transportation activity, and dispensing activity.

HAWAII: The Hawaii Department of Health’s Office of Health Care Assurance has selected BioTrackTHC as the winner apparent for its state contract for tracking the production, transportation and sale of medical marijuana. “The development of a healthy and successful medical cannabis program is a top priority for Hawaii, and we are extremely proud to have been Read the full article…

Spokane’s First Cannabis Job Fair Draws Huge Crowds

Nearly 900 eager job seekers came to the first Spokane Cannabis Job Fair on 6/20 at the Spokane Convention Center

WASHINGTON: Nearly 900 eager job seekers turned out for Spokane’s first ever cannabis job fair this past weekend, many of them lining up as early as 7:30 to drop their resumes off and meet some of eastern Washington’s leading cannabis industry employers. Organized by the Marijuana Business Association, and presented by Washington NORML and the Read the full article…

Will Work For Weed

This green rush is unlike other economic booms," Rheins says. "There are more opportunities in this new market, and employers are looking for workers across the spectrum — from insurance salesmen, to growers, to bankers, to security guards."

WASHINGTON: Start practicing your elevator pitch — the 60-second speech to land you a dream job in the cannabis industry. The Marijuana Business Association is hosting a job fair and networking event featuring up to 50 cannabis employers and keynote speakers from across the state. Spokane is host to the third MJBA job fair to date. MJBA Read the full article…

New Mexico Department of Health Awards Medical Cannabis Software Government Contract to BioTrackTHC

I commend the New Mexico Department of Health on its comprehensive RFP process in securing the right technology and team for the state's needs," said Steven Siegel, CEO, BioTrackTHC.

NEW MEXICO: The New Mexico Department of Health’s Medical Cannabis Program has awarded BioTrackTHC™, a division of Bio-Tech Medical Software, Inc., a contract for the provision and deployment of an integrated patient and provider tracking software application. This award makes BioTrackTHC the cannabis industry’s first company with marijuana regulatory technology contracts in two states, following the Read the full article…

Tech Execs Raising Eyebrows Over Washington State’s Cannabis-Tracking Pact

That same company also has sold licensing rights for its cannabis-tracking software to Washington and California is now the subject of a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigation and a class-action shareholder lawsuit.

WASHINGTON:  The emerging cannabis industry in Washington is tied at the hip to the state’s burgeoning technology sector in no small measure because robust product-tracking data serves as a shield against federal pre-emption of the great marijuana-legalization experiment now underway. That’s why a little-noticed flap within the state’s tech community is worth paying attention to Read the full article…

Software Wars Slings And Arrows, Cease And Desist

David Busby WeedTraQR says BioTrackTHC hacked his rival software system in the latest compliance software skirmish.

WASHINGTON: MJ News Network has been reporting on the ongoing software wars between participants in the cannabis compliance, or so called “traceability” or “seed to sale” software arena. Last week we reported on widespread accusations in social media that the official LCB portal, whose use is mandated for all licensees, contained security flaws — a Read the full article…

Washington’s Marijuana Compliance Software At Security Risk? LCB Says No

According to the New York State Contract Reporter’s May 22 release, BioTrack bested Agrisoft Development Group, Franwell, Leaf Logix Technology and MJ Freeway.

WASHINGTON: Reports that the software powering Washington State Liquor Control Board’s I-502 Portal contained serious security vulnerability have circulated widely on Reddit and across the cannabis industry blogs in the past several weeks. MJ News Network asked the author of that software, BioTrackTHC, to clarify.  The company CTO, Patrick Vo, passed along a note from Liquor Control Read the full article…

Marijuana Inventory Tracker Seeds Trust In New Ventures

Banks must review state license applications for marijuana-selling clients, understand the types of products to be sold and monitor public sources for any negative information about the business.

WASHINGTON:  The business of dispensing legal marijuana is in its infancy, where it is likely to stay unless regulators, bankers and newly licensed sellers have technology in place for tracking the sales activity, compliance and the credit worthiness of the new businesses. Lately, new tools have become available that would allow banks to become more Read the full article…