Anticipation, Anxiety As State Prepares For Next Step In Medical Marijuana Legalization

Next week, the Department of Health will name the two companies it has selected to grow and refine the state’s entire supply of medical marijuana.

MINNETSOTA:  Next week, the Minnesota Department of Health will name the two companies it has selected to grow and refine the state’s entire supply of medical marijuana. While some communities are ready to welcome new agribusinesses, others have taken steps to block marijuana outlets from setting up shop. The city of Duluth, which spent years Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Program On Track For Summer Launch, Officials Say

Lawmakers now are pursuing several options to ensure patients can acquire cannabis oil, even if the marijuana plant isn’t grown here.

MINNESOTA:  Minnesota will have at least one state-approved medical marijuana manufacturer by Dec. 1, the leader of the state’s Office of Medical Cannabis said Thursday. The prediction comes five months after Gov. Mark Dayton signed the state’s new medical marijuana law, and as officials say they remain on track to launch the program next summer. Read the full article…

WeedHire’s Third Quarter 2014 Cannabis Jobs Report Shows Increasing Demand In Government Positions

Local lawyer finds renewed passion for his practive acting as a matchmaker between cannabis-industry investors and the growers, processors and retailers who are in search of investment.

NEW JERSEY:  The findings of the Third Quarter 2014 Cannabis Jobs Report show significant demand by state governments looking to fill regulatory and other positions, including senior level positions with the Minnesota Department of Health. Annual pay for the positions typically ranges from $60,000 to $105,000. “With marijuana now legal in 23 states, the green Read the full article…