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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Marijuana for Pets

By |June 25th, 2018|

Across the country, states have legalized or decriminalized marijuana – medically and recreationally. Registered patients use MMJ to assist with pain management and for a variety of other conditions. Could Fido benefit from cannabis consumption too? California wants to be the first to allow veterinarians to discuss cannabis as a treatment option for pets. The […]

Safe Marijuana Banking Laws Coming Soon?

By |June 18th, 2018|

Cannabis and banking in the same sentence? If Sen. Robert Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys of California gets his way, limited-service banks and credit unions would help facilitate financial transactions within the industry. The Senate Bank and Financial Institutions Committee has approved the bill called the Cannabis Limited Charter Banking Law. It now will go before the […]

How to Prepare a Job Posting

By |June 11th, 2018|

There are numerous aspects to running a cannabusiness: increasing revenue, logistics, marketing, licensing, compliance, and maintaining inventory, just to name a few. However, these all share a common element – people. If you don’t have the right people at the right time for the right job, your business will suffer. But those who hire often […]

Flower Sales Ban Lifted in Pennsylvania

By |May 14th, 2018|

Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program began sales in February of this year. But the six dispensaries in the state are struggling to meet the high demand they’re facing. A few additional dispensaries closed prematurely due to lack of inventory. Pennsylvania’s answer to their problem is to now allow flower sales so patients can inhale marijuana as […]