Hawaii medical marijuana dispensary prepares to open in Maui early 2017

Published: Sep 29, 2016, 9:49 am • Updated: Sep 29, 2016, 9:49 am By The Associated Press WAILUKU, Hawaii — One of the state’s eight licensed medical marijuana dispensaries says it plans to begin selling its products by early next year. The Maui News reports Maui Wellness Group LLC spokeswoman…

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Marijuana edibles will look different in Colorado starting Oct. 1, among many new state rules

Published: Sep 29, 2016, 10:58 am • Updated: Sep 29, 2016, 10:58 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Beginning Saturday, medical and recreational marijuana edibles and other cannabis products sold in Colorado will be stamped with a new “universal symbol” aimed at raising public safety awareness. The universal symbol…

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Surplus Cannabis Taxes to be Used to Combat School Bullying

Please share! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Colorado has a surplus of cannabis tax revenue that totals around $ 65 million. Due to the passage of Proposition BB last year, the state gets to keep these taxes and decide how they’re used. The Colorado Department of Revenue has announced that roughly…

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Cannabist Show: He’s Colorado’s chief medical officer; He oversees the state’s Marijuana Enforcement Division

Published: Sep 29, 2016, 2:31 pm • Updated: Sep 29, 2016, 2:31 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Dr. Larry Wolk, executive director and chief medical officer of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, and Ron Kammerzell, senior director of enforcement at the Colorado Department of Revenue.…

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This guy is convinced: Arkansas medical marijuana would hurt the state’s businesses

Published: Sep 29, 2016, 8:53 am • Updated: Sep 29, 2016, 8:53 am By Andrew Demillo, The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The state’s governor and lieutenant governor said Wednesday that legalizing Arkansas medical marijuana would hurt efforts to keep and attract businesses, as the two Republicans targeted a…

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Shark Tank Investors Talk Marijuana

Please share! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest I came across  an article at Entrepreneur.com by Kim Lachance Shandrow. In it she asks the investors from the popular TV series, Shark Tank, about their views on investing in the cannabis industry. Many of their responses were familiar because savvy and successful investors like them won’t…

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My Daughter’s Seizure Story and how Cannabis Saved Her

Please share! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest By Leah Corcoran This July, after years of hoping, waiting, campaigning, and jumping through innumerable bureaucratic hoops, my daughter Sarah had her first dose of legal medical marijuana, administered as an oil suspension through her G-tube. This medicine has changed Sarah’s life more than…

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Colorado murder trial set for March 2017; marijuana intoxication could be key factor in insanity defense

Published: Sep 29, 2016, 10:54 am • Updated: Sep 29, 2016, 12:00 pm By Noelle Phillips, The Denver Post The trial for Richard Kirk, accused of shooting and killing his wife, Kristine, in April 2014 at their Observatory Park home, is set for March 6, 2017. Kirk’s trial on a first-degree murder…

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Use WeedBlog50 for 50% Off the Cannabis Science Conference Next Week!

Please share! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest The Cannabis Science Conference will be held in Portland, Oregon on October 5-6, 2016 with their Cannabis Boot Camp happening on October 4. The Cannabis Science Conference pulls together cannabis industry experts, instrument manufacturers, testing labs, research scientists, medical practitioners, policy makers and interested…

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