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Cannabis in Canada and U.S.: Who Will Win the Race?

By |December 10th, 2018|

Cannabis in Canada and the U.S. is going strong. The race is on. But, who will win the marijuana melee? Canada or the United States? Although the two countries are vastly different in size, it isn’t necessarily clear-cut as to who will eventually lead the industry. Consider this: The four biggest cannabis companies (with valuation […]

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 […]

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. […]