About Marsha De Clue

Marsha is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism. She blogs for Pinnacle Consultation on the state of the cannabis industry. She welcomes comments and suggestions.

Health Canada: MMJ Program Grows

By |December 5th, 2016|

Health Canada reported rapid growth in its Medical Marijuana Access Program. According to Health Canada data, patients enrolled in the program grew almost 30 percent in the quarter ending Dec. 31, 2015 to 39,668.  This is 157 percent growth from a year ago.  It is an acceleration from the 27.6 percent sequential growth reported in the prior quarter.  The quarter […]

Plummer to Support TBI Research

By |December 2nd, 2016|

Jake Plummer, a former Broncos quarterback,  is supporting TBI research by auctioning game-day experiences to fund studies on cannabinoid treatments. Plummer and Realm of Caring  have raised awareness and funds through the “When the Bright Lights Fade” campaign for two studies on CBD’s potential benefits to both active and retired NFL players.

The NFL Players Association has formed a pain […]

Private Placement Memorandum

By |November 30th, 2016|

Private Placement Memorandum. PPM. I’m not talking about a business plan here.

A Private Placement Memorandum is a legal document provided to prospective investors when selling stock or another security in a business. It is also call an offering memorandum or offering document. It is a vehicle to secure financing.

A Business Plan is a formal statement of business goals, reasons […]

Oregon’s Edibles

By |November 25th, 2016|

Licensed medical marijuana dispensries in Oregon can sell edibles, extracts and topicals under SB 1511.  Edibles are foods that contain marijuana, such as brownies. Extracts are concentrates processed from marijuana and used to make edibles. Extracts also can be smoked or vaporized.
The Oregon Health Authority recently issued temporary rules for early sales of recreational marijuana. Sales […]

Election 2016 Cannabis Ballot Issues

By |November 16th, 2016|

Upon the heels of Donald Trump’s election, four states approved retail adult use of cannabis and four approved medical marijuana use. That brings the total to 28 states with a legal cannabis industry.

California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada will join Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Alaska and the District of Columbia to offer cannabis for adult use. Arkansa, Floridas, Montana and North Dakota […]

Marijuana Deaths

By |November 14th, 2016|

Marijuana deaths from overdose? Zero. Zip. Nada. Zilch. That’s the number of deaths from marijuana overdoses in 2015 now that marijuana is legal in 23 states. And it was the same number in 2014. This is according to figures from the Centers for Disease Control.

Although athere are no marijuana deaths to report, during the same time […]

Cannabis Grow Start-up FAQs

By |November 9th, 2016|

Pinnacle Consultation has been swamped with questions about starting a medical or retail cannabis grow. To better aid those seeking to enter the legalized marijuana market here are a few FAQs.

Q: How is growing marijuana regulated?

A: Because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level, there is myriad of state and local laws to navigate. Each […]

Election Day 2016: 420 Ballot Issues

By |November 7th, 2016|

As Election Day 2016 nears, marijuana activists are assuring cannabis gets its day in the sun and on the ballot. And whether you counting 13, 8 0r 5 states, marijuana will be on the ballot this fall.
Election Day 2016
Arizona – The Arizona Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act would legalize the possession of up to one […]

Arizona Congressman Gallego Supports MJ Initiative

By |November 4th, 2016|

Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego, (D), an Iraq War veteran, said he supports the Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol initiative, the state marijuana-legalization initiative. Gallego represents Arizona’s Seventh Congressional District which includes central and south Phoenix as well as western Maricopa County communities.
“I am proud to support this initiative, as it represents a far more sensible approach to marijuana […]

Arkansas Down to One Initiative

By |November 2nd, 2016|

On Oct. 27 the Arkansas Supreme Court disqualified the Arkansas Medical Cannabis Act (Issue 7) in a 5-2 ruling. The ruling came after nearly 142,000 ballots were cast through early voting.

In the ruling, the Arkansas Supreme Court disqualified 12,000 signatures. It said 12,000 of the signatures collected for Issue 7 were invalid because the measure’s […]