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Surviving a Tough Market: Q&A With Hillary Peckham of New York’s Etain Health

Omar Sacirbey  | May 12, 2016

By Omar Sacirbey

At 24, Hillary Peckham is probably one of the youngest chief operating officers in the cannabis industry. She’s also confronting a medical marijuana market that’s one of the of the toughest in the nation – one that began at a snail-like pace.

Peckham is COO of Etain Health, a New York MMJ company. 

MA Poll: Opponents, Proponents of Legalization in Virtual Tie

Omar Sacirbey  | May 9, 2016

Massachusetts voters are split down the center over whether to legalize marijuana, although the anti-legalization campaign appears to have gained ground, a new poll shows.

The Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll of 500 Bay State voters found that 45.8% opposed legalizing recreational marijuana, 43% supported it, and 11% were undecided.

The difference was within the poll’s …

Three More Michigan Marijuana Dispensaries Raided

John Schroyer  | May 6, 2016

Michigan state police and FBI agents raided three medical marijuana dispensaries in the state capital belonging to a local dispensary business, the latest action by law enforcement against MMJ in the Great Lakes State.

Broadcaster WLNS said agents this week seized marijuana plants, supplies, cash and personal belongings from three dispensaries owned by Lansing-based