Marijuana Business Conference Begins Today in Las Vegas

NEVADA: The excitement is palpable as thousands of cannabis industry professionals descend upon Las Vegas for the 5th Annual Marijuana Business Conference & Expo, held as the glitzy RIO hotel.  Last week, Nevada voters legalized adult-use marijuana, adding momentum and enthusiasm to the budding sector, that already represents the fastest-growing industry in the American economy. An Read the full article…

Marijuana Initiatives Will Add $7.4 Billion To Market

CALIFORNIA:  Arcview Market Research, in partnership with New Frontier Data, have released a special election update to the official Arcview Market Research growth projections in light of victories from 8 of the 9 marijuana ballot initiatives. The passage of initiatives in California, Nevada, Massachusetts, Maine, Florida, Arkansas, Montana, and North Dakota will add $7.4 billion to Read the full article…

Freedom Leaf Reports Tech Hiccups, Success In Live Election Night Coverage With Cannabis Radio

NEVADA:  The morning after a marathon live video feed of election coverage on Tuesday night in conjunction with Cannabis Radio, Freedom Leaf, “The Marijuana Legalization Company™”  discovered early Wednesday morning, to the consternation of many friends and shareholders that its websites (http://www.freedomleaf.com/ and http://freedomleafinc.com/) were not responding. The company released this statement n response to numerous inquiries about the Read the full article…

BIG Industry Show and High Times Business Announce Partnership

NEW YORK: The BIG Industry Show and High Times Business have announced a unique partnership that will change the shape of the booming 420 industry in the US. The companies will come together to present the tenth anniversary BIG Industry Show at the Los Angeles Convention Center in California on January 19-20, 2017. Buyers Industry Guide (BIG) will be connecting its vast Read the full article…

MJ Index Launched: 20 U.S. Based Marijuana Stocks Ranging From Microcap To Large Cap

Marijuana legalization in California will increase the number of people that currently have access to recreational pot by over 5 fold. After all, California in itself boasts the world’s 6th largest economy. Once California passes legal marijuana then the rest of the nation will soon follow. The passive investment opportunities are limited almost exclusively to Read the full article…

CannaScore Wins Banking Appeal – Has Account Fully Restored

COLORADO: CannaScore announced it is has been successful in its appeal, and its banking privileges have been restored. As reported here on MJ News Network last month, the company had certain banking privileges revoked when its financial services provider discovered the company was providing services to the marijuana industry. During the appeal, the company offered its products Read the full article…

Got Bank? Election Could Ereate Flood Of Marijuana Cash With No Place To Go

By Lisa Lambert Although the sale of marijuana is a federal crime, the number of U.S. banks working with pot businesses, now sanctioned in many states, is growing, up 45 percent in the last year alone. Still, marijuana merchants say there are not nearly enough banks willing to take their cash. So many dispensaries resort to Read the full article…

Marijuana Company Announces Plans For Worldwide Distribution Ahead Of Historic Marijuana Vote

WASHINGTON: Prohibition Brands, a manufacturer of recreational marijuana products in Washington state, announced its intention to sell marijuana products to any adult in the world. “I don’t care what the marijuana laws are in your state or country,” said Prohibition Brands CEO Brian Laoruangroch.  “From our new San Francisco offices, we can facilitate distribution of our licensed products nationwide in Read the full article…

2016 Cannabis Investment Study: 68% Of Investors Open to Businesses That Touch Marijuana

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: New Frontier Data, in partnership with Arcview Market Research and The Arcview Investor Network has released its 2016 Cannabis Investment Study. The study unveils insights from Arcview’s members and shows that despite the differences in regulations affecting businesses that touch cannabis and ancillary businesses that do not touch cannabis, the majority of investors (68%) are now Read the full article…

Diego Pellicer Worldwide Tenant’s Secure New Licenses For Operations in Colorado

COLORADO: Diego Pellicer Worldwide, a real estate and consumer retail development company that is focused on developing the world’s first “premium” cannabis brand, today announced that their Colorado tenants have been approved for three new state licenses for medical and retail operations in the state of Colorado. Diego Pellicer Worldwide’s tenants have been approved for a total of ten Read the full article…