California Ushers In Legal Cannabis With New Self-Service Automation

Grasshopper Kiosks

CALIFORNIA: Grasshopper Kiosks, the developers of the nation’s leading fully compliant self-service systems for the storage and dispensing of cannabis products, have installed a unit in Berkeley Patients Group (BPG), the nation’s longest continuously operating marijuana dispensary. The Grasshopper automated self-service sales system streamlines transaction times, tracks inventory and payments, and collects real-time data about sales Read the full article…

Data Reveals Optimism Regarding Legal Cannabis Sales

Marijuana is big business

NEW YORK: According to a report by New Frontier Data, medical cannabis sales in 2017 are forecast to grow to $5.3 billion, which represents 67% of total cannabis sales. The report estimates that by 2025, medical sales in current legal states are forecast to grow to $13.2 billion, which will account for 55% of total cannabis sales. Read the full article…

Cannabis Market Strategies New England Comes To Boston February 28th – March 1

Peer-to-Peer Dispensary and Cultivator Strategies to Master the Business Challenges of the Region’s Industry

Will focus on strategies for the emerging New England industry with industry leaders MASSACHUSETTS:  CBI  will host a two-day summit of industry leaders and players, “Cannabis Market Strategies New England,” February 28-March 1, at the DoubleTree Suites Boston-Cambridge. The event is structured as an intimate meeting of executives and owners of dispensaries in the rapidly growing New England Read the full article…

New Frontier Data And MassRoots Join Forces

New Frontier and MassRoots Team Up

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: New Frontier Data, a leading provider of data, analytics and business intelligence in the cannabis industry, and MassRoots have announced a partnership designed to “elevate digital marketing practices and better understand social consumer behavior at a pivotal time in the cannabis industry.” “It is an exciting time in the cannabis industry whereby Read the full article…

Canada’s Corner Stores Warn Government: Inconsistent Regulation Of Cannabis And Tobacco Will Have Serious Consequences

packaging and labelling of cannabis products is necessary to give adult consumers the relevant information they need to make informed decisions and an educated choice.

CANADA: A new white paper produced by the Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) charges that the federal government risks damaging thousands of small businesses in communities across the country by opening the door to further increases in sales of illegal tobacco while giving unfair and preferential treatment to the sellers of cannabis. Ottawa is considering important Read the full article…

Revolutionary Clinics Opens Up Dispensary In The Greater Boston Area

Revolutionary Clinic Opens in Boston

MASSACHUSETTS: Revolutionary Clinics, a vertically integrated medical marijuana company, today announced that its new dispensary, located at 67 Broadway, Somerville, MA, opened to patients on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM Eastern Time. The company hosted a Grand Opening for the dispensary on Thursday, November 9, 2017 for the community.  Investors, media and customers were invited to attend this special event Read the full article…

Tilray Exports Medical Cannabis Genetics To The European Union

Europe is going green

PORTUGAL: Tilray, a GMP-certified global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today announced that the company has successfully exported live medical cannabis genetics from its flagship British Columbia, Canada facility to its European Union Campus in Cantanhede, Portugal. The announcement is the first time a company has legally exported live cannabis genetics from North America Read the full article…

Golden Leaf Secures City Licenses to Sell Cannabis In Additional Nevada Jurisdictions

Goldenleaf Expands Nevada footprint

OREGON: Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd., a leading cannabis oil solutions company and dispensary operator built around recognized brands, has announced that it has been granted business licenses by Henderson County and Washoe County, in the State of Nevada, to sell cannabis to the adult-use markets in these locations. The Company plans to commence sales in these jurisdictions Read the full article…

Humboldt County’s Golden Tarp Awards Is November 18th

The Ganjier

CALIFORNIA:  The Ganjier has announced the call for entry for the fourth annual Golden Tarp Awards. The competition will take place Saturday, November 18th, at The Mateel Community Center in Humboldt County, and will feature, for the first time ever, a multi-camera feed live-streaming broadcast of cannabis competition judging. Flower entries, due by October 26th, are being accepted at drop-off locations throughout Northern Read the full article…

Shango Anniversary Party Oct. 27 At Win Sivers, Oregon Location

OREGON: Shango Premium Cannabis will celebrate the third anniversary of its Shango Win Sivers and Shango Harold dispensary locations with a Halloween party Friday, Oct. 27, that includes a grand prize drawing for a free trip to Las Vegas. The catered celebrations will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. at each location and feature Read the full article…