Next Gen To Reschedule The Seattle GreenRush Financial Conference

“Basically, we’re the pickax manufacturer for the gold rush — or, in this case, the green rush."

CANADA : Next Gen Metals Inc. reports that due to numerous requests by both exhibitors and attendees to change the conference to a two day format, management has made a decision to postpone the Seattle GreenRush Financial Conference scheduled for September 23rd, 2014 to a later date. The company is actively seeking a suitable venue/date to Read the full article…

Leading Canna Business Voices: Meet Bill Bates, Founder/Ceo of CIPS

"I specialize in solving the security and operational needs of the I-502 community by offering a comprehensive offering than includes valued cohorts in areas requiring deep subject matter expertise."

WASHINGTON: As part of our ongoing series of profiles of leading voices within the emerging legal marijuana industry, MJ News Network recently conducted a Q&A with William Bates, CEO and Founder of Cannabis Investment Protection Services (CIPS). Q: Tell us about CIPS. How big is the firm? A: CIPS, LLC is my third start up, and Read the full article…

CannaCon Showcases The Business Of Buds

The Marijuana Business Association will be in Vancouver on Thursday, Sept. 18 for a special free Meetup event at the Vancouver Community Library.The meeting will be at the 901 C Street location from 6-8 p.m. and is sponsored by Viridian Sciences, a Vancouver marijuana industry software company.

WASHINGTON: Under the massive, round roof of the Tacoma Dome, a button-down crowd from across the state gathered last weekend for CannaCon, billed by its organizer as the largest cannabis business conference in the nation. While tourists and marijuana enthusiasts descended on Seattle’s more lighthearted Hempfest, this much smaller group was on a serious mission — Read the full article…

USEI Cannabis Expands Marketing of Vape Pens With Lollipopvapor And Will Attend MJBA Vendor Fair As VIP Sponsor

Legal Marijuana to grow to $2B by 2020

WASHINGTON: USEI Cannabis and Lollipopvapor, are actively expanding its vapor pen partnership to a nationwide audience to proliferate their “Real McCoy Genuine Product” to become a national brand by becoming a VIP Sponsor of MJBA Vendor Fair, the leading trade show for participants in Washington’s legal marijuana industry. According to USEI CEO Anthony Miller, “On June 28 & 29 we will attend Read the full article…

Medical Marijuana Companies Flood Florida Ahead Of Ballot Measure

Medical marijuana remains illegal after Amendment 2 received just 57 percent of the required 60 percent supermajority needed to pass the constitutional amendment.

FLORIDA:  The medical marijuana industrial-complex is in full swing in Florida. With the question of legalizing medical marijuana apparently heading to voters on the Nov. 4 ballot, entrepreneurs are popping up in an effort to get in on the ground floor of the movement. Eighteen medical marijuana companies have registered with the state this year. Read the full article…

Fair Lawn New Jersey Electronics Recycler Exploring Legal Marijuana Industry

"This is something we feel extremely passionate about, the same way we feel that electronics recycling protects the environment," CEO David Bernstein said. "We see this as a really exciting market to enter into."

NEW JERSEY: Electronics recycler AnythingIT takes pride in calling itself a “green company,” though that label might soon be taken literally. The Zink Place facility recently announced that it is exploring entry into the legal marijuana industry, and over the near-term will report a series of changes to the company’s design. It’s an odd conglomerate for Read the full article…

Fair Lawn New Jersey Electronics Recycler Exploring Legal Marijuana Industry

"This is something we feel extremely passionate about, the same way we feel that electronics recycling protects the environment," CEO David Bernstein said. "We see this as a really exciting market to enter into."

NEW JERSEY: Electronics recycler AnythingIT takes pride in calling itself a “green company,” though that label might soon be taken literally. The Zink Place facility recently announced that it is exploring entry into the legal marijuana industry, and over the near-term will report a series of changes to the company’s design. It’s an odd conglomerate for Read the full article…

Many Turned Away From Vegas Medical Marijuana Forum

The meeting on licensing and zoning was the first of two the city of Las Vegas will conduct. The discussion centered around a 38-page regulation draft that is already sparking concern.

NEVADA:  A public forum on local medical marijuana regulations Wednesday night draws such a large crowd that dozens who wanted to get in are turned away. The meeting on licensing and zoning was the first of two the city of Las Vegas will conduct. The discussion centered around a 38-page regulation draft that is already Read the full article…

Marijuana Regulators Switching Sides To Work For Industry

the moves do show the increasing legitimization — and commercialization — of the marijuana industry.

COLORADO:  At least three influential officials at the state agency that regulates marijuana businesses have found work doing cannabis industry consulting after leaving the division, the latest sign of the industry’s growing allure in Colorado. All three officials say they adhered to strict — but not always mandatory — ethical standards in switching from the Read the full article…

Bloom Off Of Pot Stocks On Wall Street

marijuana mania continues to fade as investors realize there's more smoke than fire at many companies, which show "pot-tential" but little actual revenue.

NEW YORK: Wall Street seems to be losing its appetite for pot. Marijuana stocks were high flyers — so to speak — after Colorado and Washington states legalized pot sales and several other states announced they may legalize sales or decriminalize possession. Shares in about 20 marijuana-related companies began soaring, with some gaining more than 500% Read the full article…