Registration Open For WSLCB Research License Education Events

I-502 applicants at WSLCB Workshop in Seattle,WA.

WASHINGTON:  Interested parties who would like to participate in the upcoming Research License education events will need to register in advance to ensure that there is enough space for everyone to attend. Space is limited to 75 participants at each event. There will also be a livestream of the Shoreline event via Periscope for those who Read the full article…

Oregon: Legal Marijuana Economy Generating Millions, Report Says

Marijuana is big business

OREGON: The state’s licensed cannabis industry has created over 12,500 new jobs and is generating over $300 million in annual wages, according to a preliminary economic report provided to the legislature’s House Committee on Economic Development and Trade. The report, authored by Whitney Economics, identified over 900 cannabis-related businesses (as of February 21, 2007), with another 1,225 businesses awaiting licensure. Read the full article…

WSLCB Upcoming Research License Education Events

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WASHINGTON: On July 18, 2017 the WSLCB will team up with our Scientific Reviewer, Science Solutions, to provide information to prospective research license applicants. LCB staff will be on hand to address questions about the licensing process, traceability issues, and laws and rules. Our partners at Science Solutions will address the scientific review process. Locations Read the full article…

Ethical Cannabis Alliance & Organic Cannabis Association Merge To Form Cannabis Certification Council

cannabis leaves possess anti-bacterial properties

Newly Re-Named Cannabis Certification Council Receives Legacy Funding Mandate to Ensure High Labor Standards and Organic integrity for Cannabis Produced and Sold in the United States OREGON: Ethical Cannabis Alliance and the Organic Cannabis Association, non-profit organizations respectively based in Portland, Oregon and Denver, Colorado, are merging and adopting a new name; The Cannabis Certification Council Read the full article…

WSLCB Issues Changes to Marijuana Advertising Laws

WSLCB issues new advertising regulations

WASHINGTON: Effective July 23, 2017, marijuana licensees will see changes and additional advertising restrictions, mainly around signage and billboards. These changes come from the passage of ESSB 5131 during the legislative session. The LCB will follow with additional communication regarding potential clarifying rulemaking, however, we wanted to make licensees aware so that they can comply with Read the full article…

The Cannabrander: CBD + Co. A First Product Case Study

CBD + Co. A brand study

By Ben Weinberg  CBD + Co. produces pharmaceutical grade cannabidiol (CBD) in a well-equipped laboratory northeast of Boulder, Colorado.  “Our chief innovation is a water-soluble isolate that can be ingested sublingually,” relates Founder Stephen Bernard, a mechanical engineer who has spent more than a decade in the cannabis industry.  This means it continues to release Read the full article…

PA Marijuana Dispensary Agent Training Class In Pittsburgh Sunday, June 25th

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PENNSYLVANIA: HempStaff, a medical marijuana staffing and training agency, is hosting a Medical Marijuana Dispensary Agent Training Class in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Sunday, June 25, 2017. The class will be held at the Embassy Suites Pittsburgh, located at 550 Cherrington Parkway, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania. There are 2 sessions to choose from: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. or 1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. The cost is $249 with prior online registration or $300 (cash-only) at the door, Read the full article…

Pacific Century Holdings Announces $50 Million Real Estate Investment Fund For The Cannabis Industry

PCH invests in real estate fund for WA cannabis industry

WASHINGTON: Pacific Century Holdings Inc., a strategic partner for legalized cannabis operators and investors, today announced the opening of a $50 million real estate investment fund, PCH Fund 1, an investment vehicle capitalizing upon the scarcity of real estate assets for the cannabis industry. The cannabis industry is poised for significant growth but continues to Read the full article…

Activists Bet $600,000 On Cannabis For NYS Constitutional Convention

Restrict - Regulate in NY State

NEW YORK: Restrict & Regulate in NY State 2019 (RRNY), a pro-cannabis, 9B ballot issue political action committee, registered with the New York State Board of Elections, dedicated to holding a New York State Constitutional Convention, announced today that the Committee raised more than $600,000 to advance its agenda. RRNY supports a fully-regulated, fully-tested adult-use cannabis market, a robust medical marijuana program Read the full article…

Rev. Al Sharpton To Keynote The Cannabis World Congress Conference

Rev. Al Sharpton to Keynote at Cannabis World Congress in NY, June 16th

NEW YORK: ‪On Friday, June 16, civil rights leader and founder of the National Action Network Rev. Al Sharpton will be the keynote speaker at CWCBExpo, the leading trade show and conference for the legalized cannabis, medical marijuana and industrial hemp industries at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. As a minister and the head of one Read the full article…