Alaska Officials to Issue Cannabis Licenses this Week, Retail Outlets to Open by Year’s End

Almost two years after voters in Alaska legalized cannabis, the state’s Marijuana Control Board says that they’ll be going approving applications and issuing licenses this week allowing for the opening of cannabis retail outlets. The Board anticipates that most of the outlets will be open sometime before the end of…

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Oregon Approves First Recreational Marijuana Producer Licenses

(image via Oregon Herald) The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has approved eight Recreational Marijuana producer licenses, the first licenses issued under Oregon’s legalized recreational marijuana system. “These licensees reflect the pioneering spirit Oregon is known for,” said Rob Patridge, OLCC Chair. “They come from a variety of backgrounds and experiences…

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New York Assemblyman Wants To Double The Number Of Medical Marijuana Business Licenses

(via wikipedia.com) New York legalized medical marijuana in 2014. It took a long time to get the program off the ground, and even after the programs launch, New York’s medical marijuana program left a lot to be desired. Because New York’s medical marijuana program is so limited, with only a…

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Today: People Can Start Applying For Oregon Recreational Marijuana Business Licenses

Oregon voters approved marijuana legalization during the 2014 Election. The Oregon Legislature allowed licensed medical marijuana dispensaries to start limited sales in October 2015. Only seeds, clones, and flower were allowed to be sold. Sales were tax free until today. A temporary 25% tax begins today. As an avid marijuana…

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