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 […]

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 […]

November Ballot

By |October 17th, 2016|

This land is your land This land is my land
From California to the New York island;
From the red wood forest to the Gulf Stream waters
This land was made for you and Me.*

And this land will soon be seeing more states with legal and active marijuana, medical and adult, industries after this Fall’s election.

With Missouri down […]

Election Day 2016: 420 Ballot Issues

By |September 28th, 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.

Pundits say states (and a Commonwealth) looking to vote on some form of cannabis legalization include: Arkansas, Arizona, California, […]

State Bars Bar Attorneys

By |August 26th, 2016|

In a Catch-22 for the legal industry, state bar associations are issuing “ethics” opinions to discourage attorneys from protecting the rights of cannabusinesses. Those opinions warn attorneys helping medical marijuana businesses may be violating federal law and professional rules of conduct. Shades of Tom Hagen from The Godfather.  The non-binding opinions could make it tougher for cannabusinesses […]

Arizona: $3.7M in Dispensary Fees

By |August 8th, 2016|

The Arizona Department of Health Services reported $3.7 million in application fees for mmj dispensary licenses to operate medical marijuana. The application fee was $5,000 per application.

The number of licenses to be issued? Thirty-one. The number of applications? Seven hundred forty-seven from  July 18-29. Applicants who fail to obtain one of the licenses will receive a refund […]

Arizona MMJ Dispensary Applications

By |August 5th, 2016|

The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 747 applications submitted during the official submission period, July 18-29. Thirty-one licenses will be issued.

Here are some FAQs from PInnacle Consultation’s experts.

Q: What is still prohibited under the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act?

A: The Arizona Medical Marijuana Act does not:

Authorize a person to undertake any task under the influence of […]

Arizona Dispensary FAQs

By |July 16th, 2016|

The Arizona Department of Health Services will accept dispensary registration certificate applications from July 18 – July 29, 2016.  Here are some FAQs from PInnacle Consultation’s experts.

Q: What is still prohibited under the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act?

A: The Arizona Medical Marijuana Act does not:

Authorize a person to undertake any task under the influence of marijuana that […]

Congressman Gallego Supports Arizona Initiative

By |July 8th, 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 […]