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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]