Marijuana Initiatives Will Add $7.4 Billion To Market

Marijuana Elections grow legal cannabis industry

CALIFORNIA:  Arcview Market Research, in partnership with New Frontier Data, have released a special election update to the official Arcview Market Research growth projections in light of victories from 8 of the 9 marijuana ballot initiatives. The passage of initiatives in California, Nevada, Massachusetts, Maine, Florida, Arkansas, Montana, and North Dakota will add $7.4 billion to Read the full article…

BIG Industry Show and High Times Business Announce Partnership

BIG Industry Show and HighTimes announce partnership

NEW YORK: The BIG Industry Show and High Times Business have announced a unique partnership that will change the shape of the booming 420 industry in the US. The companies will come together to present the tenth anniversary BIG Industry Show at the Los Angeles Convention Center in California on January 19-20, 2017. Buyers Industry Guide (BIG) will be connecting its vast Read the full article…

Marijuana And The Growth In Cigarette Alternatives

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CALIFORNIA: Tobacco smoking is the leading cause of avoidable death in the US, and chronic exposure to tobacco smoke is related to increased incidences of cancer as well as vascular disease, according to the United States Center for Disease Control. Many substitutes have been created to help individuals quit smoking cigarettes, such as herbal cigarettes, e-cigs, Read the full article…

Polling by UC Berkeley Shows Nearly 2:1 Voting Support Passing Proposition 64 in California

Californians support Proposition 64

CALIFORNIA: Polling by UC Berkeley recently showed near two-to-one (2:1) support in the state of California for Proposition 64 passing. Cannabis Science is moving full-steam ahead to expand their product line, increasing the new products for launch. The Company has shored up the infrastructure to handle distribution capabilities to large client base. 9 More States Read the full article…

Librede Awarded NIH Funding to Optimize Cannabinoid Production in Yeast

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CALIFORNIA: Librede, a San Diego-based synthetic biology company, has received a Phase I Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to improve Cannabidiol production in genetically engineered yeast. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of several pharmacologically active chemicals (cannabinoids) found in Read the full article…

Event Wrapup: CWCBExpo LA

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CALIFORNIA:  According to organizers, the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition, attracted more than 4,000 attendees to the September 7-9, event at the Los Angeles Convention Center.  Deemed the most professionally run event in the industry, CWCBExpo delivered on-point education, business connections, and helped build mainstream awareness for this burgeoning market. The CWCBExpo LA featured a Read the full article…

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…

Historical Cannabis Discussion to Take Place at CWCBExpo in Los Angeles

CWCBExpo LA is coming

“Failure Is Not An Option,” to Feature Top Drug Policy Reformists Discussing Upcoming Legalization of Adult Use of Marijuana in California. CALIFORNIA: California, the most populous state and 6th biggest economy in the world, is poised to legalize adult recreational use of marijuana in the upcoming November elections.  The Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition, Read the full article…

First License For Concentrated Cannabis Manufacturing in California Granted

Landrace Ventures

CALIFORNIA: In a unanimous vote, the Richmond City, California Council awarded the first license for the legal manufacture of concentrated cannabis in California to Indigo Therapeutics, a legal cannabis company owned by Landrace Venture Fund. The license allows Indigo to begin producing cannabis concentrates immediately in quantities that make the company the state’s largest manufacturer of concentrates. “We’re Read the full article…

Green Cures Announces Final Negotiations For 20 Acres of Agricultural Land

Green Cures

CALIFORNIA: Green Cures, a medical marijuana and industrial hemp products innovator, announced that the company is in final stages of their negotiations to lease 20 acres of agricultural land in the Adelanto, CA area. GRCU’s major negotiations to lease 20 acres with the option to purchase are months ahead of the November legalization vote in California. Read the full article…