Big Business Of Medical Marijuana Draws Legal Officials & Ex-Law Enforcement Personnel

But industry members in Illinois and beyond say the state is unusual in the degree to which former law enforcement officers are not just working security but taking hands-on roles with patients and leading businesses- even with the uncertain future of a four-year pilot program that expires in 2017 and has received lukewarm support... more →
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Board Changes Residency Rules For Legalized Marijuana Businesses

          Colorado, Washington and Oregon the other states that have legalized recreational marijuana have residency requirements ranging from six months in Washington to two years in the other states. In Washington and Colorado, those requirements apply to business applicants and investors. In Oregon, majority... more →
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National Release Of Marijuana Report By The Canadian Centre On Substance Abuse

The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) released today its report, Cannabis Regulation: Lessons Learned from Colorado and Washington State,to help promote a national dialogue that will inform “made in Canada” policy options to minimize the potential negative health, social, economic and criminal justice impacts... more →
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Cannabis Genetics Company Introduces New Brand For Marijuana Strains

The Cannabis Seed Co. , a US based company specializing in cannabis genetics, today announced the launch of their brand, Evolve Marijuana. The Cannabis Seed Co., a marijuana producer in Washington, is laying the groundwork to take Evolve Marijuana to the national stage. The Cannabis Seed Co. is collaborating with cannabis producers... more →
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In Oregon, One-Stop Shopping For Recreational & Medical Marijuana Proposed

Patridge countered that he was instead concerned that it could put the state at odds with the 2013 memo from Deputy U.S. Attorney General James Cole laying out how the Obama administration would enforce federal laws against marijuana after voters in Washington and Colorado legalized it. Until the OLCC is ready to start retail sales,... more →
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Things You Ought To Know Regarding Medical Pot For Pets

“The cannabis plant has many compounds in it,” Matthew J. Cote, brand manager at Auntie Dolores, a San Francisco Bay Area-based edibles manufacturer, told ABC News. Auntie Dolores launched its pet line Treatibles last year. “Most people grow cannabis for the euphoric experience of THC. But they’ve been overlooking cannabidiol—commonly... more →
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Medical Marijuana Rules “Re-Reviewed” By Washington State

This time, with the state seeking to support its nascent recreational marijuana industry after the passage of Initiative 502 in 2012, there was a financial impetus to pull the medical users into the recreational system. Among the law’s many provisions, it creates a voluntary registry of patients and, beginning next year, eliminates... more →
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Marijuana Sellers Are Against Medical Marijuana

There is a good reason why those who are selling marijuana in Washington State are against medical marijuana.  Medical marijuana, it seems, will put up limits on the sale of their items. In 2012, Washington passed a ballot measure legalizing the sale of marijuana for recreational use. Finally adults could get high without a medical... more →
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“Arrests Make People Hate Us” – Washington, DC Police On Marijuana Busts

Last Wednesday, Lanier told the American News Women’s Club in an article at Daily Beast, “All those arrests we do is make people who use marijuana hate us.” She added, “Alcohol is a much bigger problem.  Marijuana smokers are not going to attack and kill a cop. They just want to get a bag of chips and relax.” The... more →
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