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$100 Million in Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Sales

By |March 11th, 2019|

The Pennsylvania medical marijuana market is booming. The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently announced that patients purchased almost $100 million of medical marijuana just within the first year of legalization. 83,000 Pennsylvanians hold medical marijuana cards. With sales like the above, this equates to over 600,000 transactions occurring amongst the 45 dispensaries in the state.

 
“The […]

The Current Oklahoma Cannabis Market

By |March 4th, 2019|

In 2018, medical cannabis became legal in Oklahoma. Instead of gushing midnight black oil, the new gusher is green. The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) has been busily granting applications for dispensaries, cultivation, and patients for about seven months now. So, how eager are the citizens of the state to get in on the action? […]

Aptly Named Marijuana 420 Bill Filed in Legislature

By |February 4th, 2019|

Capitol Hill is getting ready to join the 420 party. Lawmakers have filed a bill that is aptly titled, H.R. 420 in an attempt to remove cannabis from the federal Controlled Substances Act. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon) introduced the 420 bill, officially known as the Regulate Cannabis Like Alcohol Act. The name is perfect. But to Blumenauer, […]

Kentucky Cannabis Up Next?

By |January 14th, 2019|

Medical marijuana is currently legal in 24 states. And recreational use is legal in Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Colorado, Alaska, Michigan, Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts, Washington, D.C., and Michigan. Will Kentucky cannabis soon be added to the MMJ list?
New Year, New Bills
Lawmakers recently released a new medical marijuana bill – House Bill 136 – in the state […]

Why Isn’t the California Cannabis Market Booming?

By |January 2nd, 2019|

The California cannabis market was supposed to herald a new dawn in the industry. A state the size of California had so much potential. Many thought adding recreational use would make it one of the biggest and most successful markets. The West Coast’s markets aren’t exactly failing, but they certainly are struggling amidst high taxes and […]

Maine Medical Marijuana Business Options Expand

By |December 26th, 2018|

Cannabis businesses in Maine can now sell medical marijuana to one another. Many cannabis companies see this as an opportunity for the industry to grow. Maine medical marijuana businesses saw these changes go into effect December 13, 2018.
So, why is this such promising news?
Maine has 50,000 registered medical marijuana patients. These changes in law allow collaboration and […]

Thousands of Oklahoma MMJ Applications Approved

By |December 17th, 2018|

Oklahoma MMJ applications are booming. According to state officials, thousands of patients have already been given approval for medical marijuana licenses. State Question 788 allows 18+ to apply for an MMJ license if they have a note from their doctor. Once approved, a $100 application fee would get them a license.

The state only began accepting applications in […]

Reflections on the Largest MJBizCon Held in Las Vegas

By |December 4th, 2018|

For those wanting an edge in the cannabis industry, MJBizCon– hosted by Marijuana Business Daily – is the happening spot. Held this year from November 14th to 16that the Las Vegas Convention Center, the event was the largest gathering of marijuana industry professionals ever. More than 28,000 people attended the three-day conference. Without a doubt, if […]

Cannabis Industry: New and Noteworthy

By |November 26th, 2018|

It sounds like a broken record, but the ever-changing marijuana industry is well…ever-changing. Month-to-month and, if elections occur, day-to-day reform seems to be constantly taking place. Here’s a look at various developments in the cannabis industry throughout the United States.
ALASKA
State Department of Revenue is considering a third tax tier for cultivators to help thwart the […]

Is Indiana Marijuana Legalization Up Next?

By |November 19th, 2018|

Is Indiana marijuana the next big news? Michigan legalized recreational marijuana on November 6th – becoming the 10th state in the nation to do so. Immediately, officials in neighboring Indiana have become concerned about impaired drivers crossing state lines.
“People should know law enforcement around here is working together on how to address it.”

– Dave Wells

Commander of […]