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. […]

Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Bill to Protect Medical Marijuana

By |July 29th, 2017|

Details of bill
Thursday of this week the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bill to go forward to the senate to extend protections for states with medical marijuana. This bill is in direct contradiction to Jeff Sessions’ as well as the DOJ’s position on marijuana. This bill is still far from law at this point. The […]

Robert DeLeo Suspends Negotiations on Massachusetts’ Recreational

By |July 6th, 2017|

There is a recent announcement of suspension of negotiations for recreational marijuana rules in Massachusetts. Robert Deleo announced this suspension on Wednesday, July 6th. The Massachusetts House lawmakers are looking to repeal the voter approved initiative and replace it with a much more restrictive version. However, the State Senate looks to only make a few […]

Update on I-300 The Social Use Initiative

By |July 2nd, 2017|

There is an update on Initiative 300, the social use initiative in Denver, CO. The release of a zoning map has brought up some concerns with Colorado pot activists. Another concern is the $2000 application fee that may or may not get you started on the licensing process. If you read the previous blog on […]

Time to Participate in the MED Summer Legislation

By |June 30th, 2017|

This summer you have a chance to be part of the brainstorm for 2017 rule making as well as legislation. The MED (Marijuana Enforcement Division) allows public input in the five meetings scheduled for this summer. We mentioned in a previous blog that the MED will allow license changes and will accept new license applications. […]

Colorado Attorney General Works with DEA on Toker Poker Bust

By |June 28th, 2017|

Today in Denver Colorado the Attorney General Cynthea Coffman did exactly what Colorado marijuana business owners don’t want to see. She and several law enforcement divisions throughout Colorado colluded with the DEA. They worked together  to serve up the so called “Toker Poker” bust. This bust wasn’t just in Colorado. The accused are from several […]

Cops Use Marijuana Tax for DUI Training in Colorado

By |June 15th, 2017|

The local Colorado police forces use tax revenue from marijuana for stoned driver identification training. That’s correct the cops are taking money from marijuana consumers and subsequently using it to lock those same consumers up. DUI numbers for marijuana are rising by the day in legal states. Colorado police used $1,168,000 of marijuana tax in […]

How Will Social Consumption be Defined?

By |May 25th, 2017|

What is social consumption and how should it be safely managed? Is social consumption a complete open display, for example smoking a blunt on a street corner? Is social consumption vaping only in a private club while under a blanket in a room with no windows? Responsible social consumption falls somewhere between these two extremes. […]

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 […]

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 […]