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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Keeping it Medical: How to Avoid the Legal Pitfalls with your Medical Marijuana
Mar03

Keeping it Medical: How to Avoid the Legal Pitfalls with your Medical Marijuana

As laws surrounding medicinal marijuana begin to change with many state regulations softening, it is important to realize that there are laws in place, which remain to control the substance. States like Washington and Colorado allow for the recreational use by individuals over the age of 21. Other states like Oregon, are awaiting the legalization after Measure 91 passed on November 4, 2014. But Oregonians be weary, the bill doesn’t...

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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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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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Colorado Sells $700 Million in Cannabis in 2014
Feb27

Colorado Sells $700 Million in Cannabis in 2014

Total rec + medical sales in Colorado in 2014 approached $700,000,000.00.  Not too shabby for the first year in business, yes?   Dispensaries and retail cannabis stores in Colorado generated nearly $700 million in marijuana revenues last year, when the state became the first market in the nation to launch recreational MJ sales. The total includes just under $386 million in MMJ sales and more than $313 million in recreational...

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Next Stops on Oregon’s “Listening Tour”
Feb26

Next Stops on Oregon’s “Listening Tour”

For our friends in Oregon, here are the next stops on the "Listening Tour" restoring balance and sanity to your state.  The people doing the listening both want, and need, to hear from you.  If you have been looking for a way get involved in re-legalizing the cannabis plant, this might be it.   Tigard: Thursday, February 26, 4-6 p.m. Embassy Suites Portland Washington Square 9000 SW Washington Square Road Tigard, OR 97223 CART...

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