Perils of Pot Press Release: MMJ Doc TV Spot Dropped

NEW JERSEY: This is a yarn about how a single press release about pot misled dozens of major media outlets.

NEW JERSEY:  This is a yarn about how a single press release about pot misled dozens of major media outlets. The press release in question was published Monday on behalf of MarijuanaDoctors.com, a company that says it helps connect patients with doctors who prescribe medical marijuana. The release stated that MarijuanaDoctors.com was buying television ads through Read the full article…

Kevin O’Leary: I Would ‘Very Much’ Like To Invest In Marijuana

“My lawyers tell me a different story right now, because we don't have a federal mandate to legalize marijuana yet. We have state initiatives,” he explains, adding that the risk of incarceration is still present.

NEW YORK:  “I would very much like to invest in it,” the co-star of ABC’s reality show Shark Tank and CBC’s Dragon’s Den told CNBC on Wednesday. O’Leary, who has a net worth in the hundreds of millions and makes investments both on and off camera, says he has already looked at two deals in Read the full article…

Limits On Marijuana Advertising Land Colorado In Court

Under Colorado law, recreational marijuana shops cannot advertise on television and radio, over the Internet, or in print publications unless they can establish that no more than 30 percent of the targeted audience is under the age of 21.

COLORADO: Two publications have sued Colorado in federal court over restrictions that prohibit the state’s legalized recreational marijuana industry from advertising on television, radio, online or in most print publications. High Times magazine, which caters to marijuana enthusiasts, and Westword, a Colorado alternative weekly newspaper, said in a suit filed this week in U.S. District Court Read the full article…

Ad Agencies Prepare For The Legal Marijuana Market

Local grandmother and businesswoman starts her own marijuana infused soda company as she manages epilepsy with medical cannabis.

COLORADO: The slogan, “This Bud’s for You” may already be claimed, but that isn’t stopping advertising executives from dreaming about getting in on the burgeoning sales of legal medical and recreational marijuana – an industry estimated to already be generating revenues in the billions of dollars. With medical marijuana sales legal in 20 states and the District Read the full article…

Marijuana Market Poised To Grow Faster Than Smartphones: Report

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COLORADO: Legal marijuana is the fastest growing market in the United States, and it’s growing at a rate poised to outpace the expansion of the global smartphone market, according to a new report obtained exclusively by The Huffington Post. Researchers surveyed hundreds of medical cannabis retailers, processors, dispensary owners and industry leaders over the course of Read the full article…