MPP Op-Ed: Our Neighbor to The North

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On Wednesday, marijuana sales will begin nationwide in Canada, making it the second country in the world — following Uruguay — with a federally legal adult-use marijuana industry.  Each Canadian province has developed its own system for how marijuana will be sold to adults. This will include government stores, private retailers, online government sales with Read the full article…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Stacy Thompson, Founder Women of Cannabis Conference

Founder of Women of Cannabis Conference Stacy Thompson

Digital marketing agency 420MEDIA and the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) have joined forces to create a series highlighting entrepreneurs trailblazing the cannabis scene. Each week, we profile a noteworthy business pioneer and ask each 5 questions. This week’s featured trailblazer is Stacy Thompson, Founder of the Women of Cannabis Conference. 1. Tell us about your Read the full article…

National Expungement Week Is October 20-27, 2018

National Expungement Week

Cannabis Equity and Reparative Justice Organizations Join Forces To Host Free Clinics Across The Country NEW YORK: A coalition of more than 20 organizations working at the intersection of the cannabis industry, racial equity and reparative justice, will join local and community groups across the country for the inaugural National Expungement Week October 20-27, 2018.  Conceived to Read the full article…

September 25th Is National Voter Registration Day

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Celebrated on the fourth Tuesday of every September – September 25 in 2018 – by thousands of volunteers, organizations, businesses, schools, and election officials from all over the country are celebrating National Voter Registration Day. With 3,000 community and online partners, and over 10,000 volunteers working in a massive, single-day event, National Voter Registration Day Read the full article…

NY Governor Cuomo Forms Workgroup To Draft Legislation for Regulated Adult-Use Marijuana Program

NY Gov forms committee to study adult-use cannabis

NEW YORK: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today appointed a workgroup to draft legislation for a regulated adult-use marijuana program for the legislature to consider in the upcoming session based on the findings of a multi-agency study he commissioned in January. The study, led by the Department of Health, concluded that the positive impacts of a regulated marijuana market in New York State outweigh the potential negative Read the full article…

Marijuana Legalization Could Come To These 12 States This Year

Who are next 12 states to legalize cannabis?

By Eric Weisbrot Despite strong efforts to maintain the criminalization of marijuana use in the United States, many individuals and lawmakers have taken a step in the direction of legalization over the last several years. Currently, there are 29 states that allow for medical marijuana use, under particular limitations, and a smaller percentage that give residents Read the full article…

Cannafest Destiny Tour Stops At First Church Of Cannabis In Indy On June 13th, 2018

Cannafest Destiny Tour Stops at First Church of Cannabis in Indy on 6/13

INDIANA: Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) Founder David Rheins and Curved Papers Founder Michael O’Malley will be featured speakers at the weekly services of the First Church of Cannabis, spreading education and encouragement to Indianapolis’ cannabis community on Wednesday, June 13th, as part of the midwestern leg of their “Cannafest Destiny” educational tour. The two will Read the full article…

Mass Cannabis Control Commission Notice Of Public Meeting May 22

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MASSACHUSETTS: In accordance with Sections 18-25 of Chapter 30A of the Massachusetts General Laws, notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Cannabis Control Commission. The meeting will take place at 10:30AM on May 22, 2018 in the Health Policy Commission Conference Room, 50 Milk Street, 8th Floor Boston, MA. PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA 1) Call Read the full article…

Washington State Legal Cannabis By The Numbers: February 1, 2018 – May 17, 2018

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WASHINGTON: The below statistics cover activity in Leaf Data Systems for the time period between February 1, 2018 and May 17, 2018.    

Denver To Hold Permitting Event For Marijuana Facilities March 7

On March 7, experts from Denver Excise and Licenses, Community Planning and Development, Denver Fire Department, and the Department of Public Health and Environment will host a forum on licensing, permitting, and inspections for the marijuana industry.

COLORADO: On March 7, experts from Denver Excise and Licenses, Community Planning and Development, Denver Fire Department, and the Department of Public Health and Environment will host a forum on licensing, permitting, and inspections for the marijuana industry. Officials will walk through requirements for new and expanding marijuana stores, centers, and grows, and answer questions on Read the full article…