The Oklahoma health agency attorney who helped draft the state’s medical marijuana rules is facing criminal charges days after resigning her post and expressing frustration with changes to the MMJ rules.Read More
Despite knowing for years that electricity is a major expense that can significantly affect everyone’s bottom line, marijuana businesses – especially growers – are still struggling to keep costs manageable. The good news is that a burgeoning number of utility companies are working with cannabis cultivators to better manage costs.Read More
With patient numbers surging and supply problems escalating in New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration is expected to call for six more medical cannabis providers to serve the state. That would bring the total number of medical marijuana companies in the state to 12. State regulations mandate that MMJ businesses be vertically integrated. The Department […]Read More
One of the biggest alcohol trade associations in the U.S. has allied itself with the cannabis industry, a move that could accelerate cooperation between the two industries.Read More
Arkansas awarded licenses to five marijuana cultivation companies after a court injunction suspending the licensing process was lifted. The state’s Medical Marijuana Commission issued licenses to: Natural State Medicinals Cultivation Bold Team Natural State Wellness Enterprises Osage Creek Cultivation Delta Medical Cannabis Co. Each company paid a $100,000 license fee and a $500,000 performance bond. With the […]Read More
As a co-founder of MJ Freeway, one of the best-known names among cannabis seed-to-sale companies, Jessica Billingsley is widely seen as an industry pioneer.
When she and Amy Poinsett co-founded the Denver firm in 2010, seed-to-sale tracking wasn’t a thriving sector.
Today, it’s an indispensable element of the marijuana industry, and the firm has processed more than $10 billion in legal cannabis transactions.Read More
It was a busy day for the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC), which announced Thursday it inked cannabis supply agreements with 13 cultivation firms. Alberta – which allows privately run cannabis retailers but will contain provincial control of cultivation – signed supply deals with: 7 Acres/The Supreme Cannabis Company ABCann Global Aphria Aurora Cannabis CannTrust […]Read More
An unofficial July 1 target date set by Massachusetts cannabis regulators for the kickoff of recreational sales has come and gone, and it’s still anybody’s guess when the adult-use industry will actually launch. The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission may have awarded the state’s first recreational cultivation license in June and the first rec retail license on Monday, but a slew […]Read More
A result of Israel’s delay in allowing MMJ exports, one company to move some of its greenhouse operations to the EU. Other companies many follow suit.Read More
The founder of a California company that makes marijuana tinctures is under fire for hassling an 8-year-old African-American girl who was selling water to baseball fans headed to AT&T Park for the San Francisco Giants’ game on Friday. Alison Ettel, a white woman who is the owner of TreatWell Health, was videoed by Erin Austin […]Read More
Massachusetts’ top marijuana regulator told reporters this week that the state likely would not meet a July 1 target date for the launch of its recreational marijuana program, and the rollout could prove more gradual than some in the state had hoped to see. “There is nothing in the legislation about July 1, but I […]Read More
Tilray, the British Columbia cannabis company owned by Seattle private equity firm Privateer, filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday to go public. The vertically integrated grow, processing and distribution company – one of the bigger cannabis companies in Canada – intends to list on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under […]Read More
- July 16, 2018
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