A Bank 4 Cannabis?
Oct23

A Bank 4 Cannabis?

One of these days HMJ is going to be able to quit covering stories about cannabis and banking.  Maybe this is the first step on the road to that happy day.   Marijuana companies in Colorado could eventually have their very own bank if a publicly traded company has its way. The consulting firm Advanced Cannabis Solutions has filed a letter of intent to purchase a 15,000-square-foot former retail bank in Denver. It’s long-term...

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MMJ 2400 Years Ago
Oct23

MMJ 2400 Years Ago

If you are curious just how old cannabis-as-medicine is, keep reading.   A team of Russian scientists has determined that the Siberian “ ice maiden” likely died of breast cancer and used marijuana to treat the pain, The Siberian Times reports. An investigation of the mummified, 2,400 year old remains of the young woman indicates that the young woman died of breast cancer, and the researchers speculate that the marijuana found in...

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MMJ Study on the  Impact of MMJ
Oct22

MMJ Study on the Impact of MMJ

With so much we don't know, real research is long overdue.   With much of the country debating the legalization of medical marijuana, McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School researchers are launching a landmark new program that will conduct the first-of its-kind research study to explore the potential impact of medical marijuana on cognition, brain structure and function. The Marijuana Investigations for Neuroscientific...

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$14,000 Daily From 2nd Rec Shop in Washington
Oct22

$14,000 Daily From 2nd Rec Shop in Washington

New numbers from Washington state. This is what leads other revenue strapped states to embrace the future.   The Emerald City’s [Seattle] second recreational marijuana shop is rolling in the green. Uncle Ike’s, which opened on Sept. 30, averaged $13,736 in sales per day in its first week of operation. That equates to about $3,500 in excise tax revenue for the state each day [editor's emphasis]. If the pace holds up, the store...

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CannaJobs:  Looking for Work?
Oct21

CannaJobs: Looking for Work?

Cannabis is a real job creator.  Here's what's hiring right now.   According to 420careers.com, the 10 most popular marijuana jobs in the United States: 1. Budtenders (marijuana “pharmacists”) – assist dispensary customers with marijuana inquiries. 2. Marijuana Cultivators (growers) – cultivate marijuana for dispensaries. 3. Edibles Chefs – create marijuana-infused foods such as cookies, brownies, teas, sodas, and sauces. 4....

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