Colorado Pot Shops Banned From Advertising

Advertising experts say that until the entire industry has a reasonable level of clarity in regards to the regulations surrounding marijuana marketing, “potrepreneurs,” are on their own.

COLORADO:  The legalization of recreational pot in Colorado means big business, and with big business comes cutthroat competition and the desperate need for cost effective advertising. However, many marijuana marketers are finding out that their advertising dollars are worthless in the commercial world, as many new media outlets simply will not allow businesses dealing in cannabis to Read the full article…

Updated County Count: 1,326 Applications Submitted For Marijuana Licenses In Washington

About 500 residents had differing opinions Tuesday night about what rules state officials should write to regulate recreational marijuana.

WASHINGTON: The latest number of applications submitted to grow, produce products from and sell marijuana in Washington has jumped to 1,326, up from 585 just two weeks ago. As we said before, competition in the new legal marijuana market established by I-502 and the Liquor Control Board looks to be rather robust. Not all of the applications Read the full article…

Window To Apply For WA Recreational Marijuana Business Licenses Opens Nov. 18

“The easiest and most flexible way to apply for a business license is through the online application.”

WASHINGTON: Washington businesses and individuals may start applying for recreational marijuana business licenses at 8 a.m. on Nov. 18. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. All complete business license applications filed at any point in this window will be considered. There are three ways to apply: