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Cannabis Midterms = November Wins

By |November 13th, 2018|

Last week’s cannabis midterms made history in some states. Here’s a look at what passed:
MICHIGAN
First off, adult-use legalization was approved. Proposition 1 passed 56-44 percent. Michigan is now the tenth state to legalize for adult-use. Now, residents of the state can possess 2.5 ounces and can grow up to 12 plants in their own home. […]

Colorado Marijuana Report Card

By |November 5th, 2018|

The state of Colorado marijuana. Recently, the Department of Public Safety released a report on marijuana’s impact in the state. General findings appear to be positive, with a few trouble spots.

According to the report, there has been a significant drop in arrests “since recreational sales began in 2014.” This is mostly attributed to the decline in […]

Marijuana Grows are Failing

By |October 29th, 2018|

Colorado legalized medical marijuana back in 2000 with Amendment 20. Of course, recreational (Amendment 64) passed in 2012 when Colorado and Washington became the first two states in the nation to legalize cannabis. But now a considerable number of years have passed since first generation marijuana grows were planted. And as usually happens with technology, […]

How Much Does it Cost to Open a Dispensary?

By |October 22nd, 2018|

One of the most commonly asked questions we get here at Pinnacle Consultation is, “How much does it cost to open a dispensary?” Well, it depends – on your intended focus, location, size, etc. The answer though is not clear-cut, but below we’ll delve into it and help you get exactly the info you need […]

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Booming

By |October 15th, 2018|

As of October 1st, Oklahoma medical marijuana has gone full speed ahead. The state has already received a considerable amount of revenue from registration fees. Here are a few of those figures:

Patient registration fee: $501,100 for 5,011 applicants

Medicaid patient registration fee: $46,140 for 2,307 applicants

Temporary patient registration fee (valid for 30 days): $1,100 for 11 applicants

Grower […]

The Changing Colorado Marijuana Code

By |October 8th, 2018|

The Colorado General Assembly modified several cannabis-related bills. From vertical integration, marijuana waste, product sampling to marijuana storage, the Colorado marijuana code is on the move. Read on to see what’s changing.
So Long Required Vertical Integration
Medical marijuana businesses can now choose to vertically integrate or not. To many cannabusiness owners, this comes as positive news. […]

Cannabis Market Update Across the Country

By |October 2nd, 2018|

A number of states across the country have either recently passed their marijuana legalization or have made significant changes to their regulations. Let’s take a look at a few noteworthy happenings in the cannabis market.
CALIFORNIA
The Governor of California recently signed a bill that lets cities issue temporary marijuana event permits at any venue. Jerry Brown’s […]

Selling Excess Marijuana Across State Lines?

By |September 24th, 2018|

Marijuana overproduction in Oregon is hardly breaking news. We’ve covered it ourselves a number of times in the Pinnacle blog. Oregon is producing so much excess marijuana, that it is about three times more that it can consume. This overproduction has resulted in rotting marijuana and low-ball prices in the state. At this stage, there aren’t […]

CO’s Costly Marijuana Pesticide Testing

By |September 17th, 2018|

The Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) requires a lot of marijuana pesticide testing. The MED requires multiple testing on all marijuana flower and trim (but not concentrates). This results in redundancy and higher costs.

New marijuana pesticide testing in Colorado officially began Aug. 1. But cultivators have been busy contending with product gluts and falling wholesale prices. […]

Colorado Springs Amends Marijuana Extraction Fire Codes

By |September 10th, 2018|

On June 4th of this year, the city of Colorado Springs City Council passed Ordinance No. 18-50, officially adopting the 2015 edition of the International Fire Code. Those in marijuana extraction should take note. Staying in compliance is crucial for staying in business. A major part of compliance is being aware of building and fire […]