Cannabis Industry Ambassador-At-Large: Jake The Professor’s Weekend Unlimited

Weekend Unlimited

By Jake The Professor I am so privileged to be able to attend some of the cannabis industry’s top events.  As a rule, Cannabis Industry professionals are eager to support of our industry, our peers,  and even our competitors to some measure. We attend events honoring outstanding individuals, and enjoy participating with our industry associations, like Read the full article…

Cannabis Industry Needs To Know Packaging Laws

cannabis industry supply chain

CALIFORNIA: A leading expert has warned the fledgling Californian Cannabis industry that businesses could soon face heavy fines for breaking new laws they don’t fully understand. Brad Davis, Product Category Manager of Acorn Paper Cannabis Packaging, has warned that Proposition 65 has effectively changed the regulations already. As the legal cannabis industry is in a Read the full article…

Acorn Paper Creates New Division Targeting The Cannabis Industry

“Acorn Paper Cannabis Packaging chose to join MJBA, as our first professional trade association partnership, to augment the thought leadership MJBA has demonstrated over the past 6 years. Our goal is to help the cannabis industry understand the ways experts in brand marketing and  packaging can impact consumer sales and maximize effective fiscal management throughout the cannabis supply chain.”

CALIFORNIA: Acorn Paper has launched a new division to meet the paper, packaging, janitorial/sanitation and custom promotional needs of the Cannabis industry. Branded as Acorn Paper Cannabis Packaging (APCP), this division will address the entire cannabis supply chain to growers, manufacturers, distributors and consumer facing retail products. Acorn Paper is positioning itself to become a packaging industry Read the full article…

Women Grow Launches WomenGrow TV With LOOT Interactive On Twitch TV

Exclusive Content of Programming, Signature Networking Events, Interviews,
and Behind-the-Scenes at 2018 Leadership Summit

Exclusive Programming, Networking Events, Interviews & Behind-the-Scenes at 2018 Leadership Summit COLORADO: Women Grow, the cannabis industry’s largest professional networking organization, is expanding its media presence with its new channel on Twitch.tv. The online channel will officially launch during the Women Grow 2018 Leadership Summit in Denver this February 1 and 2.  WomenGrow TV (WGTV) will feature exclusive 2018 Read the full article…

Cannabis Product Sales Projected To Increase For Both Medical And Recreational Use

Marijuana is big business

NEW YORK: A market report by Ameri Research emphasizes that the global legal cannabis market was valued at $14.3 billion in 2016 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 21.1% from 2017 to 2024. During the forecast period, the demand for cannabis will continue to rise for both recreational and medical use products, and estimated global Read the full article…

Marijuana Business Conference Begins Today in Las Vegas

Las Vegas goes green as the marijuana industry comes to town

NEVADA: The excitement is palpable as thousands of cannabis industry professionals descend upon Las Vegas for the 5th Annual Marijuana Business Conference & Expo, held as the glitzy RIO hotel.  Last week, Nevada voters legalized adult-use marijuana, adding momentum and enthusiasm to the budding sector, that already represents the fastest-growing industry in the American economy. An Read the full article…

The Cannabis Industry Is Coming To Anchorage Alaska

Alaskans can currently lawfully possess up to four ounces of marijuana in their homes for personal use [and cultivate up to 25 plants], but still risk prosecution under existing state and federal statutes.

ALASKA:  Alaska is the next US state that will soon be selling recreational marijuana, and the cannabis industry is watching with keen anticipation. The Alaska Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office issued its first licenses for cannabis producers and testing facilities this month.   Retail licenses are to be given out in September. In anticipation of the opening Read the full article…

I-502 Accounting Basics: Avoid the Audit

NWMJLaw's Anne Van Leynseele leads the 502 Accounting Panel at MJBA Seattle

By Anne Van Leynseele, NWMJ Law WHO’S STANDING NOW; WHO’S STANDING TOMORROW We keep getting the same questions over and over from different clients so to save everyone’s time; we decided to share the answers with all of you MJBA members. GOALS OF THIS SERIES: To increase your business literacy. To help ensure that you Read the full article…

OLCC Talks Licensing, Temporary Regulations For Marijuana Businesses

Recreational retail shops won’t be open until October.

OREGON: Raised hands quickly shot up from potential recreational marijuana business owners who had plenty of questions for the Oregon Liquor Control Commission at a meeting Thursday. The state agency’s first of seven workshops about licensing and temporary rules was at the Riverhouse Convention Center in Bend. The other workshops will take place in Medford, Read the full article…

Ban On Alaska Pot Clubs Among Proposed Marijuana Control Board Regulations

The Marijuana Control Board on Monday laid out a comprehensive set of draft regulations for Alaska’s fledgling cannabis industry, including a proposal that would ban marijuana social clubs.

ALASKA:  The Marijuana Control Board on Monday laid out its most comprehensive set of draft regulations yet for Alaska’s fledgling cannabis industry, including a proposal that would ban marijuana social clubs, even as owners of existing clubs spoke out against any actions by the state that would shutter their doors. The newly created board is holding a two-day meeting at the Atwood Read the full article…