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Medical Marijuana Industry to Rally Around Oakland, Protest Crackdown During Obama Visit

For California medical marijuana businesses, a presidential visit couldn’t come at a better time. President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak in Oakland on Monday as his reelection campaign gains steam, giving the MMJ industry a perfect opportunity to protest his administration’s moves against Harborside Health Center, Oaksterdam University and scores of other medical cannabis […]

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New Speaker for National Marijuana Business Conference: Amy Poinsett of MJ Freeway

Amy Poinsett, a co-founder and current chief executive officer of MJ Freeway Software Solutions, has agreed to speak at the National Marijuana Business Conference in Denver this November. She plans to share her insight on how medical marijuana companies can streamline their operations, manage their financials, boost revenues and enhance customer loyalty. Poinsett has trained […]

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Khurshid Khoja: JOBS Act to Open MMJ Door for Angel Investors, Shareholders

By Khurshid Khoja This is the second column in a two-part series In my last column I discussed how the JOBS Act might ease the regulatory burden on ancillary business startups and early-stage companies seeking investment capital. In this column, I’ll elaborate on the JOBS Act’s relaxation of the “general solicitation” ban and its impact […]

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Lawmaker Calls for Hearings on Delays Plaguing New Jersey Marijuana Program

New Jersey Assemblyman Reed Gusciora wants the state to answer a question that’s been on the minds of MMJ advocates for quite some time: What’s taking so long? Gusciora has called for hearings that will force state officials to explain why there have been so many delays tied to New Jersey’s medical marijuana program. Dispensaries […]

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