$100 Million in Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Sales

By |March 11th, 2019|

The Pennsylvania medical marijuana market is booming. The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently announced that patients purchased almost $100 million of medical marijuana just within the first year of legalization. 83,000 Pennsylvanians hold medical marijuana cards. With sales like the above, this equates to over 600,000 transactions occurring amongst the 45 dispensaries in the state.

 
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The Current Oklahoma Cannabis Market

By |March 4th, 2019|

In 2018, medical cannabis became legal in Oklahoma. Instead of gushing midnight black oil, the new gusher is green. The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) has been busily granting applications for dispensaries, cultivation, and patients for about seven months now. So, how eager are the citizens of the state to get in on the action? […]

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 […]

Is Indiana Marijuana Legalization Up Next?

By |November 19th, 2018|

Is Indiana marijuana the next big news? Michigan legalized recreational marijuana on November 6th – becoming the 10th state in the nation to do so. Immediately, officials in neighboring Indiana have become concerned about impaired drivers crossing state lines.
“People should know law enforcement around here is working together on how to address it.”

– Dave Wells

Commander of […]

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Booming

By |October 15th, 2018|

As of October 1st, Oklahoma medical marijuana has gone full speed ahead. The state has already received a considerable amount of revenue from registration fees. Here are a few of those figures:

Patient registration fee: $501,100 for 5,011 applicants

Medicaid patient registration fee: $46,140 for 2,307 applicants

Temporary patient registration fee (valid for 30 days): $1,100 for 11 applicants

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Oregon Admits MMJ Mistakes

By |July 30th, 2018|

The first step is admitting you have a problem. To many, the admission couldn’t have come soon enough. The MMJ debacle in Oregon has come to a breaking point in the state. Dispensaries, cultivators, and more are losing money in an immensely overcrowded and overstocked industry. But it seems that finally, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), […]

Ohio MMJ Market Launch Date Delayed

By |July 9th, 2018|

Residents in Ohio are in limbo to legally buy medical marijuana in the state. September 8 was the original deadline, but the state is delaying the launch date because of licensing process issues. Ohio currently has 25 growers ready and primed to get started. But Ohio requires a cultivator’s license AND an inspection with 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 […]

Anti-Marijuana Group Wants Michigan Marijuana Legalization

By |June 4th, 2018|

It’s the legislature’s move, says the Committee to Keep Pot out of Neighborhoods and Schools. Michigan marijuana legalization is on the ballot and ready to go to voters in November. But the Michigan group has been a staunch opponent of marijuana in the state. Now, they’ve switched their tune and are willing to go for […]

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.
Eight Schools Get the Go-Ahead
Here are the eight […]