Washington Department Of Health & WSLCB Request Cesession Of Sales Of Vapor Products With Vitamin E Acetate

To:       Cannabis Licensees Fr:        Liquor and Cannabis Board Re:       Ban on Vapor Products Containing Vitamin E Acetate;             Implementation of Recall Procedures; and             Deadline for Product Disclosure Ban on Vitamin E Acetate Following a presentation on recent severe lung injury findings from the Department of Health, the Washington State Board Read the full article…

U.S. Hemp Authority Announces Issuance Of First 13 Certified Seals For Hemp Growers And Processors

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The U.S. Hemp Authority today announced the first awards of its Certification Seal to 13 outstanding companies that have met the stringent standards the industry laid out for quality and safety. The following awardees have demonstrated their commitment to assuring that consumers have access to safe and accurately labeled hemp-derived products, including fiber, Read the full article…

MJNews Exclusive Interview With Saul Kaye, CEO/Founder iCAN: Israel Cannabis

Since the 1960s, Israel has led the world in medical cannabis research. Now, as international markets emerge for legal medical cannabis, the country is poised to become a major global player.  Recently, the Israeli Parliament caused a great deal of industry excitement when it passed a bill that would pave the way for Israel to become an exporter of both Read the full article…

Alternative Health Secures $20 Million In Debt Financing For Expansion Of California Cannabis Operations

TEXAS: Alternate Health Corp., an international leader in technology solutions for the regulated cannabis industry, announced that the Company has signed a binding letter of intent with Agincourt Ventures, LLC to secure funding of $20 million, structured as a debt finance and limited stock purchase agreement, with the option to increase the total financing in the Read the full article…

New Hampshire: Taxing, Regulating Adult Use Cannabis Market Would Yield $58 Million In New Annual Revenue

NEW HAMPSHIRE: Regulating New Hampshire’s existing adult use cannabis market would yield as much as $58 million per year in new annual revenue, according to an analysis authored by the state’s Department of Revenue. Analysts’ estimates are based upon the application of a 15 percent tax rate on commercial transactions. The Department’s report was provided to the state’s Read the full article…

LAX Relaxes Pot Policy

CALIFORNIA: High flyers delight. No need to hide your stash on your next West Coast flight.  The fine folks at LAX have relaxed their pot policy, and now say it is now OK to fly with up to one full ounce of your favorite strain, or up to 8 grams of concentrate. Here’s what’s written on the Read the full article…

The Wink In Weed: The Road To Oklahoma Hempfest

By David Rheins  OKLAHOMA: You know the winds of progress are blowing in your favor when you find yourself making plans to head to Oklahoma City for a cannabis festival. The Road to Oklahoma Hempfest begins this weekend, as the first of three events heralding in a new era for the Sooner state.   A licensed and approved Read the full article…

The Wink In Weed: Lessons Learned At Seattle Hempfest

By David Rheins I’m just back from another epic Seattle Hempfest.  The Pacific Northwest is one of the most beautiful regions on the planet, and its volcanic mountains, vibrant cities and evergreen forests never cease to inspire wonder.  I cherish my PNW canna-family, and am humbled at how rich and meaningful have been our shared Read the full article…

The Wink In Weed: Why Seattle Hempfest Is Still Worth Supporting

By David Rheins It’s been five years since Washington opened its legal cannabis marketplace, and today adult consumers in the Evergreen state have an abundance of high-quality, legal weed available in an impressive array of product configurations at affordable prices. Seattle Hempfest, taking place this week along the gorgeous Puget Sound, is the nation’s oldest and largest Read the full article…

WinkInWeed: MJNN’s Exclusive Interview With WSWA EVP Dawson Hobbs

By David Rheins The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) founded in 1943, has nearly 400 member companies in 50 states and the District of Columbia. It’s members distribute more than 80 percent of all wines and spirits sold at wholesale in the United States.  The association made news this week by endorsing the Legalization Read the full article…