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…

Thank You To All Our Loyal Readers, Subscribers, Members And Sponsors!

Happy Hempy Holidays from MJBA

As we enter December and our 5th anniversary, the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) would like to take this opportunity to thank all our members, sponsors, subscribers and followers for your contribution in helping us to firmly establish ourselves as one of the leading b2b organizations in legal cannabis.  It’s been an amazing first five years, Read the full article…

VIP Speaker And Sponsor Lineup Announced For HOTBOX: The Best In Marijuana Design And Packaging 2016

The Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) and Online Marijuana Design (OMD) have teamed up to present HOT BOX: The Best In Marijuana Design & Packaging 2016, at the historic Union Bank of California Building, 1011 Pacific Avenue, in Tacoma WA,  Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 10-4:20PM.

WASHINGTON:  The Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) and Online Marijuana Design (OMD) have teamed up to present HOT BOX: The Best In Marijuana Design & Packaging 2016, at the historic Union Bank of California Building, 1011 Pacific Avenue, in Tacoma WA,  Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 10-4:20PM. According to the event’s organizers, the design and packaging of cannabis product Read the full article…

Get A Job — In Legal Marijuana

New cannabis comic strip by Gary ODD Edmund, inspired by the buzz created around New York Times Journalist Maureen Dowd's recent column.

By Gary ODD Edmund Gary ODD Edmund found his career in legal cannabis – drawing his own comic, “The Bud,” featured here on the MJNewsNetwork. Gary and The Bud suggest that if you are interested in finding your place in the fastest growing industry in America, you start by attending an MJBA Job Fair. The Read the full article…

Pot Talk: Radio Stations Adopting Marijuana Formats

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COLORADO: With more states legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational use, marijuana media is growing like a weed, including an array of new online publications, social networks, and podcasts targeting consumers and business people. Now broadcast radio is joining the list. Several stations around the country have flipped to a new format: marijuana talk. This week, Read the full article…

MJ Research Report: After Slow Start For 2015 Washington Legal Pot Sales Rebound With Record Week

Washington State now has 110 issued retail licenses.  In a couple weeks we will have the details on how many of these stores have opened for business.

By Joe Armes WASHINGTON:  After a record sales day with over $1.2M in sales on New Year’s Eve the beginning of 2015 seemed to have been off to a sluggish start for recreational cannabis sales in Washington State.  That was until last week when sales growth perked up with a new record sales week with Read the full article…

MJ Research Report: Washington State 2015 Legal Pot Sales Outlook: $350M To $495M

Utilizing the 25 weeks of sales data we have from 2014, Analytically Correct has modeled Washington State’s legal recreational cannabis sales for 2015.

By Joe Armes Washington: 2014 was a groundbreaking year for legal recreational cannabis in Washington State.  The year was about setting the groundwork for the future with opening of the first recreational cannabis businesses and establishing a steady supply for the market. While the Washington State Liquor Control Board (LCB) won’t have the complete December Read the full article…

Smoke Swipes: Highlights From My Interview With Tommy Chong

Tommy Chong Smoke Swipes

By David Rheins I had the pleasure of speaking to cannabis icon Tommy Chong about his latest brand endorsement — Tommy Chong’s Smoke Swipe, how the world has come around to his way of thinking, and his dream getting everyone in America — and the world — stoned. Q: Good morning Tommy Chong.  First of all, Read the full article…

City Attorney Holmes To Seek Dismissal Of All Pot-Use Tickets

Holmes, who is set to discuss the decision at a briefing of the City Council on Monday morning, will go beyond Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole’s request to dismiss tickets written by bicycle Officer Randy Jokela.

WASHINGTON: Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes, reacting to one police officer’s personal campaign to write citations for public marijuana use, will announce Monday that he will seek dismissal of more than 85 tickets issued during the first seven months of the year, according to two City Hall sources. Holmes, who is set to discuss the decision Read the full article…