Kush Bottles Claims "Official Bottle" Of Fast-Growing Marijuana Industry

CALIFORNIA: Kush Bottles, the nation’s largest wholesale distributor of pharmaceutical grade containers for the natural health and medical marijuana industry, announced today that they have sold over 12 million bottles and containers in the legal and medical marijuana industry.

“We are like the McDonald’s of the marijuana industry,” said Nicholas Kovacevich, COO of Kush Bottles. “Each month we keep adding up the number of bottles sold, and we continue to break sales records,” he added. “I believe it is our commitment to quality and our exclusive top grade, made-in-America products; our fabulous customer service and in-house dedicated support teams; and our value-based pricing that keeps existing customers coming back and new customers contacting us everyday.” [Read more…]

Uruguay To Sell Legal Marijuana For $1 A Gram

URUGUAY: Uruguay’s drug tsar says the country plans to sell legal marijuana for $1 a gram to combat drug-trafficking, according to a local newspaper.

The plan to create a government-run legal marijuana industry has passed the lower house of Congress, and Uruguay’s president, José Mujica, expects to push it through the Senate soon as part of his effort to explore alternatives in the war on drugs. [Read more…]

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes Warns: Not Enough Retail Pot Shops

WASHINGTON: Twenty-one retail marijuana outlets likely won’t be enough to meet Seattle’s demand for now-legal, taxed, and regulated recreational marijuana,  Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes says in a letter to the Washington State Liquor Control Board. [Read more…]

Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes Warns: Not Enough Retail Pot Shops

WASHINGTON: Twenty-one retail marijuana outlets likely won’t be enough to meet Seattle’s demand for now-legal, taxed, and regulated recreational marijuana,  Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes says in a letter to the Washington State Liquor Control Board. [Read more…]

Marijuana Investors Commit More Than $1 Million After Denver Meeting

COLORADO:  Denver meeting of a marijuana industry investment group resulted in more than $1 million in new money being pumped into cannabis businesses, the group announced Wednesday. [Read more…]

Marijuana Investors Commit More Than $1 Million After Denver Meeting

COLORADO:  Denver meeting of a marijuana industry investment group resulted in more than $1 million in new money being pumped into cannabis businesses, the group announced Wednesday. [Read more…]

For Marijuana Entrepreneurs, Sticky Red Tape Remains In Colorado

COLORADO: Once a quarter for the past two years, the ArcView Angel Investor Network plays matchmaker between individuals curious about investing in the newly legal marijuana market and pot entrepreneurs who need capital to expand. Skeptical financiers at each of these pitch sessions have had to price in an enormous risk: that even with more states moving to legalize the drug, the federal government could still step in and block the trade. [Read more…]

Marijuana Entrepreneurs Line Up to Cash In

WASHINGTON: Jim Willett has never smoked pot. His teenage sons think he’s a square. A former Navy pilot, Willett spent a year flying drug interdiction patrols along the Washington coast, checking for ships carrying bales of marijuana. For the graying retiree, voting against the state’s legalization of recreational weed last fall was pretty much a given. [Read more…]

Marijuana Entrepreneurs Line Up to Cash In

WASHINGTON: Jim Willett has never smoked pot. His teenage sons think he’s a square. A former Navy pilot, Willett spent a year flying drug interdiction patrols along the Washington coast, checking for ships carrying bales of marijuana. For the graying retiree, voting against the state’s legalization of recreational weed last fall was pretty much a given. [Read more…]

Marijuana Industry Eager to Pay Taxes – and Cash in on Deductions

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: As Congress wrestles with big budget cuts, one budding industry wants to help out the federal government with a novel message: Tax us, please. [Read more…]