Freedom Leaf Inc. Develops Incubator /Accelerator For Cannabis Sector Startups

Freedom Leaf founder Clifford Perry at CWCBExpo in NY.

NEVADA: Freedom Leaf, Inc.  a budding publishing & multimedia company in the rapidly growing medical/recreational Marijuana & Industrial Hemp industry has set up a financial services division that will include an Incubator/Accelerator to assist companies in the legal Cannabis/Hemp Industry. It will not only work at incubating new companies but it will also seek companies to Read the full article…

The Clinch On Cannabis: Immature Industries Eventually Grow-Up

There are many academic sources available, but what differentiates this report from others is that this author is able to combine economic rigor with direct industry experience.

By Beau Whitney, Whitney Economics The cannabis industry is still taking shape. Legislative and regulatory policies can have a profound impact on the direction the movement takes. There are many academic sources available, but what differentiates this report from others is that this author is able to combine economic rigor with direct industry experience.  The author Read the full article…

How Healthcare Professionals Are Getting Involved In The Legal Cannabis Industry

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Medical professionals and their approaches to the growing MMJ industry By Zack M As the medical marijuana industry continues to grow, so too does the opportunity for innovation. Healthcare professionals in particular are taking part in this boom and have been approaching the legal cannabis industry in a multitude of ways. Education and Training Although Read the full article…

Oregon Cannabis Jobs Report

As new Cannabis economies come online across the United States and around the world, it is imperative that we track the growth of this industry as it creates jobs and economic opportunities for individuals, communities, and businesses alike.

OREGON: The goal of the Oregon Cannabis Jobs Report is simple: To establish a foundation for future research on how many jobs are being created within the cannabis industry to date. As new Cannabis economies come online across the United States and around the world, it is imperative that we track the growth of this Read the full article…

Washington Medical Marijuana Database May Not Be Operational By July 1

"Treatment with cannabinoids in all cases lead to an improvement of motor symptoms, mainly driven by improvement of dystonia," authors concluded. Patients generally reported "no relevant side effects."

WASHINGTON: The Department of Health wants medical marijuana patients and providers to be prepared for possible delays when Washington’s new medical marijuana law takes effect July 1. The law requires DOH to oversee the development and administration of the medical marijuana authorization database. The agency reportedly is experiencing some software challenges with the database, and it may not be ready Read the full article…

Whole Plant Technologies Unveils “Savy” New Brand

whole plant technologies

OREGON: Whole Plant Technologies today introduced the company’s new corporate brand and website. The branding reflects both the launch of the company as well as its vision for the future. The launch is well-timed with the first run of the company’s patented Grow Tray System, which is now available for purchase and installation. Whole Plant Technologies Read the full article…

The Wink In Weed: Reflections On An East Coast Pot Show

Rheins at CWCBExpo

By David Rheins Summertime is tradeshow season for the cannabis industry, and like all industry participants, I spend a fair amount of my time on the road, carefully choosing from all the events that fill every available weekend between May and October. This month, I made my way to the sprawling Jacob Javits Convention Center Read the full article…

The Cannabis Industry Is Coming To Anchorage Alaska

Alaskans can currently lawfully possess up to four ounces of marijuana in their homes for personal use [and cultivate up to 25 plants], but still risk prosecution under existing state and federal statutes.

ALASKA:  Alaska is the next US state that will soon be selling recreational marijuana, and the cannabis industry is watching with keen anticipation. The Alaska Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office issued its first licenses for cannabis producers and testing facilities this month.   Retail licenses are to be given out in September. In anticipation of the opening Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana And Its Impact To The Economy

Study: Cannabis and mental illness

By Zack M Twenty five states have legalized marijuana for medical use so far, and it’s already clear that there are many economical advantages to be gained from this as well as the various medical marijuana benefits to be enjoyed by patients.  Because the marijuana systems in place in these states are being well regulated and Read the full article…

CWCBExpo Is June 15th – 17th At The Jacob Javits Center In NYC

CWCBExpo is June 15-17

  NEW YORK: Thousands of cannabis industry business professionals are expected to attend the second annual CWCBExpo, June 15th – 17th at the Jacob Javits Center in New York.  The b2b event has become one of the East Coast’s top forums for exhibitors and sponsors to explore opportunities in the fast-growing cannabis industry.  CWCBExpo Featured Line-up: “The New York Medical Read the full article…