Tommy Chong Will Headline Washington Cannabis Summit on Friday 1/9

"If marijuana were taxed similarly to alcohol and tobaccos is now nationally we can help generate billions annually in tax revenues and savings to state and federal expenditures on enforcement" said Pete O'Neil, Managing Member of C&C Cannabis of Seattle.

WASHINGTON:  Cannabis mega-celebrity Tommy Chong will be headling the Washington Cannabis Summit this Friday, January 9th, 2015.  The stoner activist will be in town to  announce the formation of “2015 Cannabis Project,” which is being launched at the summit. Tommy Chong will be making a special appearance at a press conference  arranged by C&C Cannabis of Seattle, Read the full article…

Sexism In Cannabusiness

MJBA Women’s Alliance warmly welcomes Betty Aldworth, Executive Director for Students for Sensible Drug Policy, who will lead us in an open and honest discussion of Sexism in Cannabis Workplace.

By TwicebakedinWA Sexism in the workplace is probably one of the least sexy things to have to talk about, and yet, it is a topic that comes up for women of all industries including those in cannabis.  While sexism may be an uncomfortable topic it is something, especially as a woman, that is hard to avoid. 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…

Washington Celebrates Hot Pot Products For The High Holidays

And if you’re lucky, Sativa Santa will pay you a visit this year! (Make sure to leave him milk and cookies…) Thanks to the wonderful sponsors and MJBA (Marijuana Business Association)!

WASHINGTON: Live from the GreenPole, Higher Ground hit the Hot Pot Product Bazaar for the High Holidays! Check out the greatest gifts on Earth for cannabis connoisseurs! And if you’re lucky, Sativa Santa will pay you a visit this year! (Make sure to leave him milk and cookies…) Thanks to the wonderful sponsors and MJBA (Marijuana 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…

MJ Research Report: Washington Surpasses $40M In Recreational Marijuana Transactions

We are providing the MJ Research Report as an industry resource for business intelligence.   The report will cover analysis of key issues, events, trends and will provide critical insights for businesses in this new markeplace.

By Joe Armes WASHINGTON: The Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) and Analytically Correct are pleased to announce the release of the first MJ Research Report and business intelligence dashboard on the eve of the cannabis industry event: The Dollars and Sense of Risk & Financial Management. We are providing the MJ Research Report as an industry resource Read the full article…

The Heart of Leadership: Why Women + Pot = Power

“Our lives dictate that we must get out of our comfort zones to evolve the species,” noted Diane Fornbacher in her talk. “And the cannabis movement is an excellent vehicle for that.”

By Blair Lyonev What would an industry led by women look like? The MJBA Women’s Alliance dares to ask. Tattooed, buttoned-up, pencil-skirted, dreadlocked, twenty-something-to-seventy-something, wide-eyed, canny, high-octane, high-test, high-heeled, serene, essentially-oiled, blown out, crunchy, sleek, seasoned, demure, loud-mouthed, smart-assed, mothering, laughing, crying, drinking, pot-friendly women. These are the women who assembled in a hotel conference Read the full article…

A Look At Legalizing Marijuana In The US

Nearly half of all states have legalized medical marijuana, with Colorado and Washington serving as bellwethers for recreational use, and the US is amid an end to a prohibition on par with that of alcohol. But just how will the Green Rush grow? And why is it attracting some surprising advocates among doctors, entrepreneurs, politicians, attorneys, and businesspeople?

Nearly half of all states have legalized medical marijuana, with Colorado and Washington serving as bellwethers for recreational use, and the US is amid an end to a prohibition on par with that of alcohol. But just how will the Green Rush grow? And why is it attracting some surprising advocates among doctors, entrepreneurs, politicians, Read the full article…

Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) Founder to Provide Valuable Guidance for WeedHire & Cannabis Industry

"This partnership makes sense as we share the same ideals as the MJBA which is to establish integrity and legitimacy, create common market standards, provide market intelligence, and develop best ethical business practices for participants in the emerging legal marijuana industry - including commercial hemp, medical marijuana and recreational marijuana for adults. David's commitment to the betterment of the industry is un-parallel in his work within the MJBA." Bernstein added.

NEW JERSEY:  WeedHire today announced that it has selected David Rheins as a member of its Cannabis Industry Advisory Board. David Rheins is founder of the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA). The MJBA a.k.a. “Chamber of Commerce of Cannabis”­ provides intelligence, ethical business practices and networking for participants in the legal marijuana, mmj and hemp industries. Read the full article…

Stoners Trade Tie-Dye T-Shirts For Wall Street Suits

Eden Labs' CEO AC Braddock on the runway at the MJBA Jobs Fair in Seattle.

NEW YORK: Josh Gordon would cut a dashing figure in a suit. He grew up in Miami, Fla., as the son of two private wealth managers and saw himself going into the same field. He enrolled in Fordham Graduate School of Business, moved to the Upper West Side and had some interviews for jobs with Read the full article…