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 […]

Medical Marijuana Research Allowed at PA Colleges

By |June 4th, 2018|

Colleges in Pennsylvania are now officially sanctioned to perform medical marijuana research. The Governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, made the announcement on Monday, May 14th. Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana legislation passed in April 2016. The program now has over 37,000 patients. And 16,000 patients are active MMJ card users.
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New Jersey MMJ to Expand Program

By |May 28th, 2018|

New Jersey MMJ was legalized in 2010. But demand is now surpassing supply in the state. Significant changes in the medical marijuana laws in New Jersey have had a major impact on dispensaries. An overwhelming number of new patients have signed up and stores are having a hard time keeping up with the demand. But […]

Recreational Marijuana Law Takes Hold in Maine – Governor Overridden

By |May 21st, 2018|

Maine can’t say the Governor didn’t try. The recreational marijuana market is now officially law. It is slated to launch possibly by 2019, but most likely by 2020. Gov. Paul LePage had previously vetoed the proposed cannabis bill. But the second time around, on May 2nd, lawmakers in the state opted to override the governor.

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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 […]

Marijuana Dispensary Training: Are Your Employees Prepared?

By |May 7th, 2018|

As a marijuana dispensary seller, you have a responsibility to anticipate your customers’ needs and to understand the various effects of cannabis products: but how good are you in your canna-knowledge customer service?

Can you explain to a new user what they can expect to feel and when and how long such effects should begin and last respectively?

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Evolving Marijuana Laws?

By |April 30th, 2018|

Times are changing. On April 13th, 2018, President Trump agreed to a deal with Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner (R) to support federalism-based legislation to protect states who reform marijuana laws. All in all, it is good news for cannabis advocates as back in January, Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, alluded to potential crackdowns after rescinding Obama-era […]

420 Ready?

By |April 19th, 2018|

It’s almost here. To some, it is the ultimate marijuana meet-up of the year. To others, just another Friday. This day in question is of course, April 20th, known more commonly as 420. According to marijuana sales records collected by the Colorado Department of Revenue, exponential growth continues every year. Retail sales alone from the month of April grew […]

Marijuana Regulations in Massachusetts

By |April 16th, 2018|

The western part of the U.S., namely Washington, Oregon and Colorado have led the way in cannabis legislation. Each state has taken varying policy approaches. Massachusetts is now taking on recreational sales. The Commonwealth legalized cannabis in 2016 but has opted to take a slightly different approach to the rules. July 1st of this year […]