Tribe’s OK Of Marijuana Brings South Dakota AG Warning

While the cultivation, sale and possession of marijuana might be legal on a Native American Reservation, South Dakota law still bans it off reservation and for non-Natives.

SOUTH DAKOTA:  The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe in eastern South Dakota plans to sell marijuana by Jan. 1; but that prompts a warning from the SD attorney general that tribal laws won’t protect non-Native Americans, nor anyone off tribal land. The Santee Sioux will grow marijuana at one site; hopefully earning a monthly profit of Read the full article…

Flandreau Tribe Votes To Legalize Marijuana

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe has voted to grow and sell marijuana as soon as Fall 2015.

SOUTH DAKOTA:  A South Dakota tribe has voted to grow and sell marijuana as soon as Fall 2015. The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe executive committee voted 5-1 Thursday to legalize the growing and use of marijuana on tribal land. Trustee Roxee Johnson was the sole opposition to the ordinance. The marijuana control ordinance will establish Read the full article…

Patchwork Of Pot Rules Hampers Marijuana Business Expansion

Marijuana entrepreneurs rushing into the booming market are running headlong into a patchwork of state-by-state regulations that make it hard to transfer their expertise, brands and staff, and profits.

COLORADO:  Marijuana entrepreneurs rushing into the booming market are running headlong into a patchwork of state-by-state regulations that make it hard to transfer their expertise, brands and staff— and even their profits. Because the federal government classifies marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug, states that have legalized medical or recreational marijuana have developed widely divergent Read the full article…

B.C. Company Buys Ferndale Center For Marijuana Businesses

A Canadian company has bought a business center in Washington State with plans to lease the space to licensed marijuana growers and processors.

WASHINGTON:  A Vancouver, B.C., company has bought a business center at 2010 Grandview Road for $1.2 million and plans to lease space to licensed marijuana growers and processors. Chlormet Technologies bought the 9.7-acre parcel in Ferndale through its Washington state subsidiary PacCan Industries, according to a company news release. The seller was Excelsior Mortgage Equity Fund of Lake Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Firm Breaks Ground Before Getting License

A southeastern Illinois company says it has started growing medical marijuana and may be the first in the state to do so.

NEW YORK:  In what its president has called an educated leap of faith, a medical marijuana firm has broken ground in the Hudson Valley before winning state approval. The Times Herald-Record of Middletown reports (http://bit.ly/1L4O49f ) officials from Valley Agriceuticals broke ground on a growing and processing plant in Wallkill Thursday. Its president, Erik Holling, Read the full article…

Marijuana Legalization Petitions Approved By Michigan Board

Shaw, who in 1997 opened one of the first legal cannabis dispensaries in the US, received a lifetime achievement award at the confab, for her work as an activist in legalizing medical marijuana

MICHIGAN:  Michigan would legalize the use of marijuana for recreational use under two proposed initiatives for which advocates will soon begin collecting voter signatures. The Board of State Canvassers approved the form of the petitions on Thursday. Two advocacy groups need about 253,000 valid signatures each to put the bills before the Republican-led Legislature. The measures would Read the full article…

MJ Research Report: Washington State Rakes In Over $10M In Single Month From Pot Tax

Washington’s hefty 25% excise tax, which is applied to each stage of the supply chain (producers, processors and retailers), has alone resulted in accrued tax obligations of nearly $10.4M due to the state from May.

By Joe Armes WASHINGTON: The legal cannabis industry has been rapidly growing in Washington State since the implementation of recreational sales under I502, and along with them so too have the tax revenues due to the state. Washington’s hefty 25% excise tax, which is applied to each stage of the supply chain (, processors and retailers), has alone resulted Read the full article…

Nutritional High Announces Exclusive Partnership For Jimi Hendrix Products

Nutritional High International Inc. has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement to manufacture and distribute various marijuana edible products using the song titles and bearing the likeness of iconic guitarist Jimi Hendrix.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Nutritional High International Inc. (the “Company” or “Nutritional High”) (CSE:NHL)(OTCQB:SPLIF) is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement (“Agreement”), under which the Company may manufacture and distribute various marijuana and hemp-based edible products using the song titles and bearing the likeness of iconic guitarist Jimi Hendrix. Read the full article…

Marijuana And Hemp Growers Duke It Out In Oregon Legislature

Marijuana and hemp growers duke it out in Oregon Legislature

OREGON:  Depending on who’s talking, a 20-acre hemp farm about 10 miles south of Grants Pass is either the harbinger of a new industry that could help save rural Oregon – or an existential threat to local marijuana farmers just as they’re anticipating boom times. Hemp, the non-intoxicating version of cannabis sativa, has long been Read the full article…

Meet Washington State’s Official New Liquor And Cannabis Board

WASHINGTON: Big changes are coming to the state Liquor Control Board, including a name change.The same law that will change the Liquor Control Board’s name July 24 to the “Liquor and Cannabis Board” also directed the agency to decide which unlicensed medical-marijuana shops and grow operations to legitimize by July 1, 2016.The process will involve a Read the full article…