State Officials Missed Self-Imposed Deadline For Med Pot Biz

State officials on Wednesday missed their self-imposed deadline to award licenses to grow and sell medical marijuana in Illinois before the end of 2014. On New Year’s Eve, a state spokeswoman said no announcement would be made regarding the limited and highly sought licenses. In a statement, officials said, “We are strongly committed... more →
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Ganjapreneur Interviewed Marijuana Investment Group Founder

As public support for the legalization of marijuana has grown, so has the speculation that the cannabis industry could be poised for a major boom if the US federal government changes its policy toward the drug. Like any other emerging market, the cannabis industry has piqued the interest of many venture capital and investment firms... more →
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Hurdles Seen In Legalized Marijuana In Spite Of Huge Revenues

Only for adults, only when consumed in private and only if it was grown, processed and sold by state-licensed stores. But while some two dozen states allow some use of marijuana for medical purposes under some conditions, Washington went into the vanguard, with Colorado, by saying it could be consumed legally just for the fun of... more →
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Marijuana Industry: The Biggest Winning Industry In 2014

The year’s biggest bud-related change came out of Colorado, a mild-mannered state shaped like a square that has turned out to be anything but. On the first day of 2014, after 55 percent of voters greenlighted the sale of recreational pot back in 2012, Colorado began retail sales to those 21 or older. True believers in national... more →
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A Tale of Two Counties In The Medical Pot Arena

After hours of testimony from at least 50 El Dorado residents and patients & caregivers from neighboring counties, El Dorado county supervisors voted not to repeal the county’s cultivation ordinance and instead appoint a task force consisting of county counsel, the sheriff, DA and activists to come up with a solution that will... more →
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Endexx Gears Up to Commercialize Dispensing Technology

The idea of an automated marijuana-dispensing machine has been a fantasy of sorts since the cannabis industry’s inception. By automating the identification, purchasing, and dispensing processes, dispensaries wouldn’t have to worry quite as much about critical issues like security, cash management, or proper identification... more →
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Verde Science Completes Assembly Of Research And Development Team

(OTCPK: VRCI) Verde Science, Inc., a Medical Research and Development Company, is pleased to announce that it has assembled its complete Research and Development team under the direction of its newly appointed Chief Technology Officer, Manit Patel, and it has initiated the coordinated design of its overarching R&D plan. The recently... more →
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15 Sectors To Watch This Coming Year

But it’s certainly novel if you’re looking for positive returns. Steven Siegel, CEO of BioTrackTHC, which provides medical marijuana dispensary software, says the legal marijuana industry, already at $3 billion, is growing by leaps and bounds. “It offers significant opportunities, whether in publicly traded companies,... more →
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