Hoban Law Group Files Ninth Circuit Petition To Challenge Recent DEA Classification of “Marihuana Extracts”

Walker to sign marijuana extract bill

COLORADO: In an overreach of authority and without consulting Congress, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued its Final Rule, the “Establishment of New Drug Code for Marihuana Extract,” on Dec 14, 2016. In response to the change, which serves to potentially devastate developing businesses and consumer, textile and manufacturing industries related to industrial hemp and other Read the full article…

Teen Marijuana Use In Colorado And Washington Dropped More Than The National Average in 2014-2015

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COLORADO: The federal government quietly published new national survey data this week that shows rates of teen marijuana use in Colorado and Washington — the first two states to legalize and regulate marijuana for adult use — decreased more than the national average in 2014-2015. Fewer teens in the two states are reportedly using marijuana than in Read the full article…

MassRoots Enters Into Definitive Agreement To Acquire Whaxy

MassRoots To Acquire Whaxy

COLORADO: MassRoots, one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, this week announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DDDigtal Inc. d.b.a. “Whaxy” & Cannabuild for $100,000 cash and 2,926,830 million shares of MassRoots’ common stock. Since launching in May 2016, Whaxy‘s menu management and online ordering platform for licensed cannabis businesses has processed Read the full article…

Study: History Of Marijuana Use Inversely Associated With In-Hospital Mortality

Study: Cannabis and mental illness

COLORADO: Hospitalized patients who test positive for cannabis are less likely than non-users to suffer from heart failure or cardiac disease, and are less likely to die from cancer, according to data published online ahead of print in the journal Cancer Medicine. A team of researchers from the University of Northern Colorado, Colorado State University, and the University of Read the full article…

CannaScore Wins Banking Appeal – Has Account Fully Restored

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COLORADO: CannaScore announced it is has been successful in its appeal, and its banking privileges have been restored. As reported here on MJ News Network last month, the company had certain banking privileges revoked when its financial services provider discovered the company was providing services to the marijuana industry. During the appeal, the company offered its products Read the full article…

CannaScore Offers Free Compliance Auditing Tool After Bank Revoked Its Credit Card Processing Privileges

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COLORADO: CS Compliance Systems, developers of CannaScore – the world’s first real-time regulatory compliance auditing application for the cannabis industry, announced that its credit card processing privileges were revoked after their bank realized that CannaScore was providing services to the marijuana industry. In response, the company announced that it is now offering its products free of Read the full article…

Diego Pellicer Worldwide Tenant’s Secure New Licenses For Operations in Colorado

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COLORADO: Diego Pellicer Worldwide, a real estate and consumer retail development company that is focused on developing the world’s first “premium” cannabis brand, today announced that their Colorado tenants have been approved for three new state licenses for medical and retail operations in the state of Colorado. Diego Pellicer Worldwide’s tenants have been approved for a total of ten Read the full article…

Mother’s High Tea Continues to be a Pivotal Force in Driving Cannabis Thought-Leadership.

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COLORADO:  Mother’s High Tea, the fourth annual gathering of cannabis professionals, regulators, advocates, patients and families on Monday, October 10th, 2016 at 10:00 AM in the landmark McNichols Civic Center Building, in historic downtown Civic Center Park, 144 West Colfax Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80202.  Mother’s High Tea is a non-consumption event celebrating women and mothers 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…

Industrial Hemp Gaining Traction In Agriculture Industry

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COLORADO: Two years ago, Rick Trojan and his team at Colorado Cultivars found a wild hemp plant growing on the side of the road. It looked kind of like a Christmas tree, he said. They brought it into their greenhouse and began doing research, cultivating different strains of hemp so they could plant each section Read the full article…