Who is the Next Marijuana Millionaire?
Jun25

Who is the Next Marijuana Millionaire?

It's called The Marijuana Show. Think cannabis meets "Shark Tank." Is your idea going to make you the next marijuana millionaire?   [image: Google images "The Marijuana...

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The 420 Games
Jun23

The 420 Games

Jim McAlpine, founder of the 420 Games, said, "We're coming off decades of negative propaganda stigmatizing cannabis use. We've all been lied to. It's a bad rap and we need to change the dialogue. There are millions of people who use marijuana in effective, healthy and productive ways." Hail Mary Jane certainly agrees with that.       [Image via Google images "420...

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Taxing Legal Cannabis
Jun17

Taxing Legal Cannabis

Both Oregon and Colorado have legal cannabis, and both are still working out the tax issue.   In Oregon, which is open for business in a few days: Legislators in Oregon have reached a tentative agreement on a deal that would result in a 20% sales tax on recreational marijuana. 17% of the tax revenues would go to the state, while the other 3% would go to localities. The deal was made with the hopes that it will end the...

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Denver This July — Big Cannabis Trade Show
Jun16

Denver This July — Big Cannabis Trade Show

It's called the "Indo Expo," a big trade show, educational opportunity, and if you want to be something more than just a consumer in the emerging cannabis economy, the place to be.  It's two days, one private and the other open to the public.  Here's more:   Saturday July 11th 10 am - 5 pm -- Trade Professionals Only -- this is the private day. Already in the business? This day is for you. Enjoy Complimentary Indo Expo Seminars...

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Oregon Update — Rules Are Coming
Jun12

Oregon Update — Rules Are Coming

It's a lot of work to introduce a legal, regulated product.  Let's check on some of the Rules-subcommittees.   The Recreational Marijuana Rules Advisory Technical Subcommittee: Processors-Extracts, will meet Monday, June 15, 2015 at 1:00 p.m., at the OLCC's main office; 9079 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Portland, OR 97222. Space is limited; capacity for the meeting room is 60. And The Recreational Marijuana Rules Advisory Technical...

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Re-Legalization Like Pulling Teeth
Jun11

Re-Legalization Like Pulling Teeth

We are going to re-legalize the cannabis plant.  We really are.  But some days it seems like we are pulling teeth.   The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly defeated a measure 206-222 on Wednesday that was intended to prevent the federal government from interfering with state laws regulating marijuana for all purposes, including adult use. The amendment, offered by Reps. Tom McClintock (R-CA) and Jared Polis (D-CO) to the House...

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