“The Cannabis Industry: Growth Opportunities for Professionals, Operators and Investors” Is October 17th In Boston

Marijuana is big business

MASSACHUSETTS: Burns & Levinson and Viridian Capital Advisors will co-host “The Cannabis Industry: Growth Opportunities for Professionals, Operators and Investors,” an invitation-only event that will explore opportunities within the rapidly growing multi-billion dollar cannabis industry for professional investors and entrepreneurs. The conference will be held on October 17, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EDT at the Hilton Read the full article…

Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board To Hold Public Hearing On Recreational Marijuana Home Grows

America is pro-pot

Agency tasked by new law to conduct study and make recommendations to Legislature by Dec. 1, 1017 WASHINGTON:  The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) will hold a public hearing on Wed. Oct. 4, 2017, to receive public input on whether the State should allow home grows of recreational marijuana. The public hearing is Read the full article…

Marley Natural Launches New ‘Studio’ Line Of Cannabis Flower In California

Marley Natural Launches Studio brand in CA

CALIFORNIA: Marley Natural, the official Bob Marley cannabis brand, today announced the debut of Studio, a new line of cannabis flower available in California. Inspired by the collaborations that brought Bob Marley’s music to life, Marley Natural Studio strains are masterpieces of modern indoor herb, created with gifted producers who share our positive vision for artistry, Read the full article…

Retail Is The Focus Of Marijuana Venture’s RAD Expo Jan 17-18 In Portland

RAD Expo is January 17-18 in Portland

WASHINGTON: The RAD Expo, a national b2b trade show exclusively focused on the marijuana retail and dispensary business, is coming to the Oregon Convention Center in Portland on Jan. 17-18. Marijuana Venture, the national cannabis business publication producing the event, is offering free tickets to all current and future owners, buyers and employees of marijuana retail stores and dispensaries, Read the full article…

Marapharm Wins Conditional Approval As Nevada Marijuana Distributor

"Marapharm is one of the first marijuana businesses of more than 80 applicants to receive a conditional distribution license. This is great news." Linda Sampson, Marapharm CEO

NEVADA: The Nevada Department of Taxation, the main oversight body for marijuana in the state, conditionally approved Marapharm Ventures‘ application for a marijuana establishment distributor license, subject to vehicle and facility inspections. This is the first award among multiple applications Marapharm submitted. The conditional approval means Mararpharm may proceed with purchase of vehicles with essential operating standards Read the full article…

The Cannabrander: Canopy Case Study: The Branding Advantage of Thought Leadership

The Cannabrander: Canopy Case Study

By Ben Weinberg CanopyBoulder is a seed-stage business accelerator, operated under the Canopy parasol in Boulder, Colorado, where it focuses on the legal cannabis space.  It provides capital, a 16-week mentor-driven boot camp, and critical industry knowledge in return for a 6-9.5 percent equity stake in each hand-picked member of every incoming class.  After a three-month Read the full article…

Kirke LLC/Metro Denver Telluride Health Center LLC Voluntarily Recalls Medical Marijuana Due to Pesticide Residues

more pesticide recalls in Colorado

COLORADO: A Denver marijuana cultivation business Kirke LLC/Metro Denver Telluride Health Center LLC, doing business as The Hemp Center Colorado Springs and The Hemp Center, is voluntarily recalling all medical marijuana due to the presence of potentially unsafe pesticide residues. Samples of marijuana tested during a (DEH) investigation contained residual levels of Avermectin, Bifenazate, Imidacloprid and Myclobutanil, Read the full article…

WSLCB Notice of Board Action: Withdrawal of Producers Licenses And Tiers CR-102

medical marijuana

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board took action today and withdrew the proposed rules (CR-102) for the Producers Licenses and Tiers rule-making filed as WSR 17-12-116. The Board has determined not to proceed with consideration of the proposed rules as drafted at this time. The Board will continue to evaluate the industry and Read the full article…

CannaCon Boston Is July 13-15th

CannaConBoston

MASSACHUSETTS: This week in Cannabis, CannaCon comes to Boston’s Hynes Convention Center, July 13-15, 2017. Purchase tickets and see the full event schedule at CannaCon.org Thursday July 13th Cloverleaf University is hosting a six-hour instructional seminar that identifies national opportunities, legislative parameters, associated risks, business models and regulations concerning the opening of a cannabis business and more. For Read the full article…

Oregon: Legal Marijuana Economy Generating Millions, Report Says

Marijuana is big business

OREGON: The state’s licensed cannabis industry has created over 12,500 new jobs and is generating over $300 million in annual wages, according to a preliminary economic report provided to the legislature’s House Committee on Economic Development and Trade. The report, authored by Whitney Economics, identified over 900 cannabis-related businesses (as of February 21, 2007), with another 1,225 businesses awaiting licensure. Read the full article…