Oregon Asking 1 System or 2
Mar05

Oregon Asking 1 System or 2

This specific topic came up the other day -- will re-legalized cannabis run on a single system or rules, or something else -- 1 system or 2?  A press release from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission reveals the people tasked with creating a new industry in Oregon find themselves at this very question.    OLCC speaks out on co-locating medical and recreational marijuana sales PORTLAND, OR – Recreational and medical marijuana...

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Unionizing Cannabis Workers
Mar04

Unionizing Cannabis Workers

[Legal] Cannabis worker's in various places are starting to unionize.   The United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) announced that it has signed a contract with workers at Minnesota Medical Solutions, one of two companies that will produce MMJ in the state and sell it to patients. The UFCW is also reportedly in negotiations with LeafLine Labs, the second Minnesota MMJ company that will begin operating later this year....

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The Happy Day Arrives in Alaska
Mar03

The Happy Day Arrives in Alaska

February 23, 2015 was that day.  Alaska is re-legalized.   Legislation enacted by voters in November legalizing the personal use and cultivation of marijuana took effect on Tuesday. Fifty-three percent of Alaska voters approved Ballot Measure 2 on Election Day, permitting those over the age of 21 to lawfully possess up to one ounce of marijuana and/or to grow up to six marijuana plants (no more than three mature) for...

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Cannabis Investment $$$ Crossing Borders
Mar02

Cannabis Investment $$$ Crossing Borders

National borders are one thing, but the chance to invest in the dawning of a new industry is something else.  Money is crossing borders looking for a place to invest.   A U.S. investment fund has cemented its second deal with a Canadian cannabis grower this month. Dutchess Opportunity Fund II will provide a $30 million equity line facility to Canadian marijuana cultivator Affinor Growers, signaling that international cooperation...

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Home Growing Being Debated in Washington
Mar02

Home Growing Being Debated in Washington

Washington made cannabis legal, but the rules are still being debated.  Home growing is an important decision.   State Senate legislation is pending, Senate Bill 5519, to allow Individuals age 21 or older to grow up to six plants in their home for non-commercial purposes and to share up to 1 ounce with another person. Under this act, it will remain prohibited to sell homegrown marijuana for profit. State-qualified patients retain...

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About Tomorrow:  Cannabis Infused Beverages
Mar01

About Tomorrow: Cannabis Infused Beverages

Among the many new things we will have in our re-legalized tomorrow are cannabis-infused beverages.  This topic popped up in HMJ's mailbox this week, and when a trend is seen we pull out the "About Tomorrow" column.  I have not tried these -- yet.  Something to look forward to.  Here's more:   House of Jane, which is a not-for-profit corporation that provides quality, cannabis-infused beverages for patients who value a healthier...

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