The Legal Cannabis Market Contributes to Job Creation

Nearly 900 eager job seekers came to the first Spokane Cannabis Job Fair on 6/20 at the Spokane Convention Center

NEW YORK: New data shows that the growing legal cannabis industry is strongly contributing to job creation. A recent report by New Frontier Data, which provides comprehensive analysis and reporting for the cannabis industry, projects that by 2020, the legal cannabis market will create more than a quarter million jobs for American workers. The legal cannabis Read the full article…

Largest U.S. Banks Host Accounts for Marijuana Businesses, Says American Banker

banks and marijuana money...closer than they say

FLORIDA: A recent study commissioned by industry journal American Banker reveals that the nation’s four largest banks have opened accounts for pot shops and marijuana-related businesses. Conducted by MRB Monitor, a firm that helps financial institutions identify the risks associated with the marijuana industry, the study examined public records in the state of Massachusetts and found that 34 Read the full article…

Managing Your I-502 Business Bootcamp is Feb 16th In Seattle

Managing Your I-502 Business is Tuesday 2/16 in Seattle

WASHINGTON: The Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) and Washington cannabis legal firm NWMJ Law have teamed up to present a series of business “bootcamps” tailored specifically to meet the needs of Washington’s licensed cannabis businesses. The bi-monthly series kicks off February 16th, 6-8:30PM  at the Factory Luxe (Old Rainier Brewery) with the fundamentals of  “Managing Your 502 Business.” Attorney Anne Van Read the full article…

Local Neurologist Leads In Unearthing The Medical Benefits Of Marijuana

Dr. Russo’s lecture at the Vashon Island Marijuana Entrepreneurs Alliance meeting was one of his first appearances in front of the general public.

WASHINGTON:  Last week the grange hall was packed for a lecture by Dr. Ethan Russo. The standing-room-only crowd was silent as Russo, a neurologist, flipped through a PowerPoint presentation packed with charts, graphs and molecular diagrams, and easily rattled off scientific terms. Only the occasional mention of cannabis or picture of a leafy green plant Read the full article…

Tech Mogul Jamen Shively Keynotes “Technology And Your Cannabis Business” Seminar Weds, Aug 27 In Seattle

All industry eyes will be on technology-turned-marijuana mogul Jamen Shively, the former Microsoft strategist best known as the man behind premium retail pot brand Diego Pellicer, who will deliver the keynote speech for “Technology & Your Cannabis Business” seminar at Seattle’s ultra-hip Motif Hotel.

WASHINGTON: All industry eyes will be on technology-turned-marijuana mogul Jamen Shively, the former Microsoft strategist best known as the man behind premium retail pot brand Diego Pellicer, as he delivers the keynote speech for “Technology & Your Cannabis Business” seminar at Seattle’s ultra-hip Motif Hotel. Shively’s much-anticipated talk before the elite gathering of Washington’s leading cannabis and Read the full article…