Illegal Marijuana Sales & Other License Violations Prompt WSLCB To Issue Emergency License Suspension For The Smoke Shop In White Center

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (WSLCB) today issued a Board Order of Suspension for The Smoke Shop after an investigation found multiple violations of their state licenses and violations of state and federal drug laws. The suspension is for the licensee listed below: The Smoke Shop: 9817 16th Ave SW, Seattle WA  Read the full article…

How To Begin Investing In Marijuana

With the legalization of marijuana in specific areas of Canada and the United States, you may be interested in investing in this high-growth industry. To understand the best way to do this, you need to know about the different types of marijuana stocks and what you should look for when you’re investing. Understanding the Different Read the full article…

Ohio Board Of Pharmacy Awards Dispensary Certificate Of Operation In Lakewood

OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy today awarded a Dispensary Certificate of Operation to Rise, located at 11818 Madison Ave., Lakewood. The Board has now issued 46 Dispensary Certificates of Operation. The interactive map of Dispensaries with Certificates of Operation will be updated within two business days.

Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program Mandatory Product Recall 12/20/19

OHIO:  Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program Mandatory Product Recall 12/20/19: TOPIC: Mandatory Product Recall ISSUE: The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (MMCP) is issuing a mandatory product recall. This recall is being initiated by the MMCP because product destined for a processor was erroneously packaged for sale to a dispensary. Consequently, the product was not tested for heavy Read the full article…

Congressman Riggleman Sends Letter To Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, On Hemp Production

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Congressman Denver Riggleman sent a letter to Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, to discuss potential changes to the implementation of the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program.  The letter suggested improvements to benefit farmers and align the rules with the realities that hemp farmers face while growing. “Virginia and the 5th District are uniquely positioned Read the full article…

Surgeon General Releases Advisory on Marijuana’s Damaging Effects on the Developing Brain

Encourages Youth and Pregnant Women Not to Use Marijuana DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Surgeon General Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams, issued an advisory emphasizing the importance of protecting youth and pregnant women from the health risks of marijuana use. Marijuana, or cannabis, is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a component Read the full article…

Tilray Completes Merger With Privateer Holdings

CANADA: Tilray, Inc., a global pioneer in cannabis research, cultivation, production and distribution, today announced that the merger with Privateer Holdings, Inc. closed on December 12, 2019. Mark Castaneda, Chief Financial Officer of Tilray, said: “We appreciate the long-term confidence that Privateer has in the Tilray business and we look forward to having their investors as part of Read the full article…

M&A News: Cannabis One & ONE Cannabis Unite

Cannabis’ “House of Brands” and U.S. Cannabis Dispensary Franchisor Form a Definitive Arrangement Agreement to Combine Businesses COLORADO: Cannabis One Holdings and ONE Cannabis Group announced that they have entered into a definitive arrangement agreement to combine businesses. Both are cannabis leaders in their own right, their combined prowess creates a strong, national force among cannabis Read the full article…

Ohio State Board Of Pharmacy Seeking Input On Proposed Rule Amendments

OHIO: The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy is seeking public input on proposed medical marijuana: (1) dispensary, (2) patient and caregiver and (3) form and method of administration rules. To view the proposed rules, including instructions on how to provide comments, visit: https://www.medicalmarijuana.ohio.gov/Rules.

Higher Ground Holdings To Aquire High Times & Industry’s Top Cannabis Content

Sale Price: $9340 (plus unopened box of Dead bootlegs). Re-Branded Venture to be called High Leafly Cannabis Culture Times  HOLLYWEED, CA: In a stunning move, the world’s largest satirical cannabis conglomerate, Higher Ground LLCBD, announced the purchase of dozens of cannabis sites and magazines this week, aggressively moving to centralize stoner cliches in one place. Speaking Read the full article…