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Pennsylvania Gets Growing

Cresco Yeltrah, a licensed cannabis grower and processor in Northwestern Pennsylvania, became the first to get one of the few coveted medical marijuana growing permits in PA on Thursday. In a press release, Governor...

Infographic: medical marijuana card holders by state

The chart below shows the number and percentage of medical marijuana cardholders by state. Total population in medical marijuana states: 195,792,284 Estimate of all state-legal patients: 2,354,403   This is a rough estimate based on...
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Cannabiz News Briefs, October 13, 2017

This week in weed, Office of National Drug Control Policy gets a new leader, Colorado surpasses $1 billion, Lucky's Markets stocks CBD, Gov Brown vetoes 3 anti-pot bills, Northern California’s wildfires destroy millions in...
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Cannabiz News Briefs, 10/6/2017

The most perturbing news for the week is FDA director Scott Gottlieb hinting that his agency will review claims being made by cannabis brands in an effort to determine if they are making unproven health claims....

What’s going on up there? Canadian cannabiz on the rise

Canada may soon consider changing the maple leaf on their flag to a marijuana leaf. Ok, not really, but if there's one industry that will blow maple syrup out of the water, it's going...

Why Medical Marijuana is Critical to the Evolution of the Cannabis Industry

More than half of the adult population in the U.S. now has access to legal cannabis, and it is estimated that more than 500,000 patients may potentially benefit from medical marijuana treatments. Guest post by...
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Cannabiz News Briefs – 9/27/2017

Los Angeles rule makers have proposed for the 2018 start of RMJ centers to have all plant-touching licensees cease operations in early 2018, subject to a re-issue of new legal permits after final rules...
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Cannabiz News Top 5 and Trending, 9/15/2017

This week had some close calls and a lot of controversies. Rohrabacher-Blumenauer gets a 3-month reprieve. Hawaii goes cashless. Cannabis market on the rise while prices falling. More adults but fewer teens using marijuana....

Big investors are opening the flood gates and tens of millions of dollars are...

Americans’ attitudes toward marijuana are rapidly evolving, as evidenced by the growing number of legalization and anti-prohibition efforts currently under way in a majority of US states. Meanwhile, the regulatory foundations of state programs,...
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Cannabiz News Briefs, 9/8/2017

Extension of the MMJ protections under Rohrabacher-Blumenauer is very likely to rollover in the pending "continuing resolution" to be voted upon along with a FEMA/hurricane funding package and debt ceiling vote, Sept. 8 or...

Top 10 Special Reports: Curated cannabiz news from around the web, 9/7/2017

Looking for something to read while you wait for your budtender, ride the bus, or eat your breakfast? Here are some of the more recent, most informative articles for cannabiz folks from around the...
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Cannabiz News Top 5 & Trending, August 28, 2017

1. Denver still smoking on the sidewalks After many delays, Denver will soon start accepting social use club license applications. Denver’s rules allow for the creation of some of the nation’s first private marijuana clubs...