What Nevada medical marijuana businesses have to do to be legal to start recreational sales

Published: May 19, 2017, 10:26 am • Updated: May 19, 2017, 10:26 am By John Schroyer, Marijuana Business Daily DENVER — Now that Nevada has approved an early start to recreational cannabis sales, existing medical marijuana companies in the state are readying for a burst of new business that could…

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Philly mayor continues to advocate legal weed, calling for sales at state liquor stores

Published: May 11, 2017, 11:36 am • Updated: May 11, 2017, 11:36 am By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney says recreational marijuana use should be legal in Pennsylvania and says the best place for it to be sold is state-run liquor stores. He tells WHYY’s “Radio…

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Colorado marijuana sales top $131M, set record in March 2017

Published: May 10, 2017, 3:35 pm • Updated: May 10, 2017, 4:59 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The Colorado cannabis industry’s unbridled growth hasn’t waned — in fact, it’s still setting records. The state’s licensed marijuana shops captured nearly $ 132 million of recreational and medical cannabis sales…

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Colorado cannabis sales top $126M in February 2017 amid federal uncertainty

Published: Apr 11, 2017, 5:52 pm • Updated: Apr 11, 2017, 5:54 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff In a month when the phrase “greater enforcement” was uttered by the Trump administration in relation to marijuana, Colorado’s cannabis sales continued their surge. In February, licensed shops brought in nearly…

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Maine shops offer free weed ‘gifts’ while waiting for state to work out sales

Published: Apr 10, 2017, 11:01 am • Updated: Apr 10, 2017, 11:01 am By The Associated Press A Biddeford business owner hoping to start selling pot next year is giving his products away for free for now. The Portland Press Herald reports that Jack Sargent of the Biddeford-based Cannabis Shack…

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Colorado marijuana sales holding steady with $109 million in January 2017

Published: Mar 9, 2017, 6:58 pm • Updated: Mar 9, 2017, 6:58 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado marijuana shops kicked off 2017 by selling nearly $ 109 million in recreational and medical cannabis in January, marking a 23 percent increase from January 2016, the latest revenue data…

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Nevada continuing to plan for July marijuana sales, despite federal crackdown warning

Published: Feb 24, 2017, 11:24 am • Updated: Feb 24, 2017, 2:03 pm By Alison Noon, The Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada still plans to launch recreational marijuana sales in July despite warnings this week of a federal crackdown by the administration of President Donald Trump, state officials…

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Georgia legislature eyes medical marijuana expansion, craft beer sales and opioid addiction response

Published: Feb 7, 2017, 8:23 am • Updated: Feb 7, 2017, 8:27 am By Kathleen Foody and Ezra Kaplan, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Lawmakers began talks about the ongoing opioid crisis this week at the Georgia Capitol as lawmakers passed the quarter mark of the 40-day working session. Here’s…

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