San Francisco finalizes regs for recreational marijuana, but not in time for Jan. 1 sales debut

Published: Dec 6, 2017, 9:42 am • Updated: Dec 6, 2017, 9:42 am By Janie Har, The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco is another step closer to allowing recreational marijuana sales to start in January after city leaders approved regulations in a mandatory second vote Tuesday. Mayor Ed…

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Busy debut: 1,000 sign-ups for Pennsylvania medical marijuana program on first day

Published: Nov 3, 2017, 2:52 pm • Updated: Nov 3, 2017, 2:52 pm By The Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Department of Health says more than 1,000 people signed up for the state’s new medical marijuana program on its first day. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported the registrations include…

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Denver cannabis church’s debut doesn’t go exactly as planned

Published: Apr 21, 2017, 4:03 pm • Updated: Apr 21, 2017, 6:06 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A musky marijuana bouquet wafted into a south Denver neighborhood as 4:20 p.m. approached on 4/20. The International Church of Cannabis, which claims marijuana as its primary sacrament, officially opened for…

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Cannabis real estate company gets NYSE approval, but Wall Street debut delayed

Published: Nov 23, 2016, 4:39 pm • Updated: Nov 23, 2016, 6:10 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The first cannabis company to land a listing on the New York Stock Exchange could go public early next week; however, a culmination of factors — including marijuana’s uncertain future on…

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Harvest Dispensary to Debut California’s First Private Medical Cannabis Lounge

Harvest, San Francisco’s first boutique-style medical cannabis dispensary, announces the grand opening of its long-anticipated private membership consumption lounge. Located in the inner Richmond district, the members-only lounge is the first of its kind in the country, accessible through a discreet door inside the popular dispensary.  It’s furnished with plush leather couches,…

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Tech, Finance, Marijuana, And Media Combine In New West Summit’s Schedule Debut

Recently I told readers about the New West Summit event coming to the Bay Area next month. It could potentially be the marijuana event of the year, especially if you are involved in marijuana media or technology. I issued a public challenge to all the companies attending the event, which…

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