Illinois Rakes in Nearly $20 Million in Revenue in First 12 Days of Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales

Cannabis Success in Illinois: Illinois Rakes in Nearly $ 20 Million in Revenue in First 12 Days of Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales  Illinois has officially joined the cannabis revolution with its first two weeks of legal recreational marijuana sales totaling $ 19,709,345.10. The advance comes after years of hard work…

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How Did Canadians Spend $1.6 Billion on Weed in Just 90 Days?

Canadians Spent $ 1.6 Billion On Weed In Just 3 Months But The Black Market Is Still Going Strong A new report issued by Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics, entitled, The State of the Legal Marijuana Market, revealed that despite delays in legalizing cannabis recreationally, Canada managed to spend…

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In order to keep 5 marijuana licenses, Colorado town trustee resigns 2 days after winning election

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Grand Junction area trustee has announced that he is resigning less than 48 hours after winning the election. Jesse Loughman says he is giving up the Palisade office so he can keep his five marijuana licenses. He owns Palisade’s only retail and medical marijuana…

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California issues emergency marijuana rules with 45 days to go to recreational sales

Published: Nov 16, 2017, 4:00 pm • Updated: Nov 16, 2017, 4:01 pm By Michael R. Blood, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — The largest legal marijuana marketplace in the U.S. is taking shape — at least on paper. California regulators released long-awaited rules Thursday that will govern the state’s…

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Acting DEA head says he will resign within days

Published: Sep 27, 2017, 7:43 am • Updated: Sep 27, 2017, 11:42 am By Devlin Barrett and Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – Acting Drug Enforcement Administration head Chuck Rosenberg, a veteran attorney and law enforcement official who has found himself at odds with the Trump administration in recent…

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Nevada racks up $1 million in pot tax revenue in early days of recreational sales

Published: Jul 5, 2017, 5:25 pm • Updated: Jul 5, 2017, 5:28 pm By Chris Kudialis, Las Vegas Sun The first four days of legal recreational marijuana sales generated $ 3 million in sales revenue and just under $ 1 million in tax revenue, putting Nevada on pace to achieve…

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Advocates of recreational marijuana in New York renew push in final days of legislative session

Published: Jun 12, 2017, 10:38 am • Updated: Jun 12, 2017, 10:39 am By The Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. — With little more than a week left in the legislative session, some state lawmakers and community advocates are renewing the push for legalized recreational marijuana in New York state. State…

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Will Florida MMJ patients need to wait 90 days to start treatment? Lawmakers still deciding this and other regs

Published: Apr 26, 2017, 8:42 am • Updated: Apr 26, 2017, 8:48 am By Joe Reedy, The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida lawmakers hope to agree by week’s end on medical marijuana, but the House and Senate bills still have many differences to resolve. The Legislature is trying to…

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