Cannabis Retail Facilities Associated With Rising Home Values

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GEORGIA: Cannabis retail facilities are associated with increased home values, according to data to be published in the journal Real Estate Economics. Researchers from the University of Georgia at Athens, the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and California State University Sacramento assessed the relationship between operational retail cannabis facilities in Denver, Colorado and fluctuations in nearby housing values. Authors reported Read the full article…

Personal Cultivation Of Cannabis: Constitutional Concerns And The Cole Memo

Home Grow Options for WA are limited

By Bailey Hirschburg The following is one section of a report presented by Washington NORML to the state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) regarding their study of regulatory options for home growing. WA NORML’s full report, “Personal Cultivation of Cannabis: A look at policy alternatives” can be found here: The study was mandated by recently Read the full article…

Cannabis Companies Can Earn Positive Media Coverage And Attract New Business

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By Bill Bongiorno Earning positive media coverage by being a source to the media builds credibility and visibility for cannabis companies. Being quoted in a newspaper, magazine or being a guest on TV as an expert source carries a lot of weight with the public. The media acts as a third-party endorsement. It’s also the best and Read the full article…

Tour Legal Hemp Farm In Kentucky Saturday, September 30, RSVP By September 29

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KENTUCKY: Ananda Hemp is inviting the media to tour their 500-acre hemp farm and production facility on Saturday, September 30 from 12-3 at 2155 Grays Run in Cynthiana, KY. A Farm Bill passed by Congress has included an amendment granting states and universities the right to research hemp. Several states have since started research projects, but Kentucky is at the forefront, experimenting with Read the full article…

FBI Reports More Than 653,000 Arrests For Marijuana Offenses In 2016

FBI Reports More Than 653,000 Arrests for Marijuana Offenses in 2016

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  An estimated 653,249 arrests were made nationwide for marijuana in 2016, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s annual Crime In the United States (CIUS) report. This means one person was arrested for marijuana approximately every 48 seconds on average in the United States. The full report is available here:  (Note: Marijuana-specific data was not published Read the full article…

Report: Teen Marijuana Use, Treatment Admissions Fall In Washington State Post-Legalization

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WASHINGTON: The regulation of adult cannabis use in Washington is not associated with any increase in teens’ marijuana consumption or abuse rates, according to a report to the state legislature compiled by researchers at the Washington State Institute for Public Policy. Authors reported that rates of current marijuana use and lifetime marijuana use have fallen among young people Read the full article…

Sales of Medical Cannabis Products Are Expected To Grow

The legal cannabis market is big, and getting bigger

NEW YORK: According to a report by Grand View Research, the global medical cannabis market is projected to reach a value of USD 55.8 billion by 2025. After the elections in 2016, Washington D.C., along with 28 states have legalized cannabis for medical use. The growing number of states and countries receiving approval for use in therapeutic applications Read the full article…

Study: Nearly 7.5 Million Canadians — 26% Of The Population — Consume Cannabis

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CANADA:  Nearly 11.5 million Canadians, or 39% of adult-age Canadians have admitted they will be cannabis consumers if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s legalization plans for 2018 come to bloom, and as a country, 57% of Canadians are supportive of the Prime Minister’s plan for changing the cannabis laws. This is according to a newly released Read the full article…

Tilray Receives License to Produce Medical Cannabis In The European Union

Tilray to build European Union Campus in Portugal

Company Announces €20 Million Investment to Build EU Campus and Begin Operations this Year PORTUGAL: Tilray has announced plans today to invest up to €20 million in a European Union Campus after receiving licenses from the Government of Portugal to import cannabis genetics and to cultivate cannabis for medical purposes. “Tilray’s EU Campus is another strategic Read the full article…

incredibles, Colorado’s Top-Selling Cannabis Edibles Brand, Goes National

Already in Dispensaries in Colorado, California and Nevada, incredibles Products Will Soon be Available in Oregon, Illinois, Arizona, Michigan and Puerto Rico - With More Ambitious Growth Planned for 2018

COLORADO: The same cannabis-infused edibles team that has created and propelled the incredibles cannabis brands (manufactured by Medically Correct, LLC. in Colorado) to the top-selling position in Colorado’s recreational marijuana market, will soon be available in multiple markets throughout the United States via strategic licensing deals via IP holding company, MC Brands, LLC. incredibles’ innovative products became Colorado’s No. 1 edibles brand on the strength of the incredibles brands’ handcrafted chocolates, gummies Read the full article…