MTech Acquisition Corp. And MJ Freeway Announce Merger Agreement

MJ Freeway

NEW YORK: MTech Acquisition Corp., the first US-listed Special Purpose Acquisition Company focused on acquiring a business ancillary to the cannabis industry, and MJ Freeway, a leading seed-to-sale technology provider and developer of the cannabis industry’s first enterprise resource planning platform, announced today they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Following the consummation of Read the full article…

Cannabis Industry Needs To Know Packaging Laws

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CALIFORNIA: A leading expert has warned the fledgling Californian Cannabis industry that businesses could soon face heavy fines for breaking new laws they don’t fully understand. Brad Davis, Product Category Manager of Acorn Paper Cannabis Packaging, has warned that Proposition 65 has effectively changed the regulations already. As the legal cannabis industry is in a Read the full article…

“Smart Money” Bootcamp For Cannabis Biz Is August 16th In Seattle

Smart Investing Bootcamp
NWMJ Law, PLLC – Maynard Building in Pioneer Square

119 1st Avenue S, Suite 420, Seattle, WA 98104

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

6:00 to 8:30 PM

WASHINGTON: Responsible financial management is of critical importance to cash-constrained cannabis entrepreneurs.  Leading cannabis attorneys Aaron Pelley and Anne van Leynseele of NWMJ Law will host “Smart Money” the latest MJBA Seattle Business Bootcamp on Tuesday, August 16th at their new offices at the historic Maynard Building in Pioneer Square, 119 1st Avenue S, Suite 420, Seattle, WA 98104. Read the full article…

Washington State Marijuana Shops Caught Selling To Minors

Four of 22 stores tested for compliance were caught selling weed to underage shoppers in state-run stings.

WASHINGTON:  Washington’s retail marijuana businesses got calls from the state liquor control board before the sting operations began, warning them and reminding them about best practices when it comes to keeping weed out of kids’ hands. But when the board sent 18- to 20-year-old operatives into the first batch of stores this month to see Read the full article…

Washington Marijuana Compliance Checks: 4 Of 22 Recreational Marijuana Stores Sell To Minors

Sales to minors are considered the most serious violations because they present a threat to public safety. Businesses cited for Sale to a Minor face a 10-day suspension or $2,500 fine. Businesses who receive three public safety violations within three years face license cancellation.

WASHINGTON: Four Western Washington recreational retail marijuana businesses recently failed compliance checks conducted by the Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB). Officers, working with underage investigative aides, checked 22 businesses for sales of marijuana to minors. The first checks represent an 82 percent no-sales-to-minors compliance rate. The four businesses will be cited for selling marijuana to Read the full article…

Blue Line Protection Group Hosts Free Security And Compliance Seminar For Illinois Medical Marijuana Industry

e free medical marijuana seminar takes place on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Convention Center at 1850 Convention Center Drive in Tinley Park, Illinois.

ILLINOIS: Blue Line Protection Group is hosting a free seminar to cannabis dispensaries, cultivation facilities, and other vendors and service providers to provide information about Illinois’ new medical marijuana industry. The free medical marijuana seminar takes place on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Convention Center at 1850 Read the full article…

Blue Line Protection Group Providing Financial, Security And Compliance To Legal Marijuana Industry

Lakewood-based Blue Line Protection Group is among the highest-profile companies in the growing security sector, and its services go beyond armed guards and armored transport.

COLORADO:  Blue Line Protection Group, a leading provider of protection, financial and compliance services to the legal cannabis industry, was featured on the front page of The Denver Post on Sunday, June 15th in the article, “Reluctance of banks leaves pot shops looking for secure practices.” The article focuses on the unique and uncertain banking Read the full article…