Wanted: cannabis tracking system for billion dollar market

Published: Apr 14, 2017, 10:19 am • Updated: Apr 14, 2017, 10:19 am By Bart Schaneman, Marijuana Business Daily DENVER — Washington state regulators have begun accepting bids for a new seed-to-sale tracking system to keep tabs on marijuana commerce, a deal with an initial value of about $ 3…

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Colorado looks to ban co-op marijuana grows to block black market

Published: Mar 6, 2017, 7:11 am • Updated: Mar 6, 2017, 8:26 am By The Associated Press DENVER — Colorado may ban collective marijuana growing under a bill that calls some patient-owned marijuana grows a “public nuisance.” A bill up for its first hearing in a House committee Monday would…

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Cannabis Is Great, But The Hemp Market Is Worth Billions

Pot Prophecies: “The Billion Dollar Cash Crop” In 1938, Popular Mechanics published an article entitled, “Billion Dollar Crop” in reference to Hemp. At the time, a billion dollars would hold the modern day equivalent of $ 16,766,111,111.11 based on inflation and all that economic jazz. As of last year, Colorado…

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In wake of Arizona recreational pot rejection, here are the state’s latest cannabis market projections

Published: Dec 6, 2016, 10:51 am • Updated: Dec 6, 2016, 10:51 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Arizona’s medical marijuana market could hit $ 681 million in sales by 2020, but the state’s share of the overall U.S. legal cannabis market likely will peak next year, new market…

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This San Diego company is banking on the medical grow market with a $175 million planned IPO

Published: Oct 18, 2016, 11:54 am • Updated: Oct 18, 2016, 11:54 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Citing momentum in the medical marijuana industry, a San Diego-based real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on acquiring medical-use grow facilities has set its sights on the public market. Innovative Industrial…

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Market for Hemp Food to Increase Over 20% by 2020

Please share! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Research and Markets has announced a new report titled Global Hemp-Based Foods Market 2016-2020, which estimates the growth rate of the hemp food market over the next several years. “Scientists believe that humans have been cultivating hemp for over ten thousand years, owing to…

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How Serra is Establishing a Brand in the Saturated Dispensary Market

Throughout July, we will be highlighting a Dispensary of the Month. This month is Serra in Portland, OR. As a part of this series, we will take a peek into how the dispensary industry is blending within the complex eco-system of the legal marketplace. In the recognized, taxed, and regulated…

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Hemp Makes Landmark Strides In White Plume Case, Market Growth And Environmental Sustainability

The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) and Vote Hemp have announced the dates for the 7th annual Hemp History Week, to be held June 6-12, 2016. This year promises to be an historic time in the movement to legalize hemp farming, as more farmers than ever before are planting hemp in…

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