Montana Gets Ready to License the Recreational Cannabis Industry

Montana made recreational cannabis legal this past election, and now, they’ve begun the process of licensing, already looking ahead to the future of the recreational industry.  According to the Montana Department of Revenue, the state is currently planning on being able to make licenses available by October of next year,…

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Can CDL Driver’s Smoke Marijuana and keep license and job

Todd briefly discusses the hypocrisy when it comes to the ability of CDL holders to use medical or recreational marijuana. The DOT REGULATION 49 CFR Part 40, at 40.151(e) does not authorize “medical marijuana” under a state law to be a valid medical explanation for a transportation employee’s positive test…

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Marijuana Business News – Cheech and Chong Back Together, The Golden Goose Cannabis License, and Congress Votes on Weed?

[embedded content] Welcome back to this week’s Weed Talk NEWS with Jimmy Young o Pro Cannabis Media and Curt Dalton of Cannabis.net.  This week Solomon Israel of MJ BIZ Daily is off, so Debra Borchardt of the Green Market Report and Phil Adams of Vote Pro Pot Podcast carry the news…

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Illinois Considers Ethical Implications of Cannabis License Lottery

Illinois social justice advocates and cannabis applicants alike are speaking up, claiming that the lottery system used to determine cannabis license holders in the state does not give fair opportunities to marginalized groups looking for a seat at the table.  As it stands now, the lottery system would determine 75…

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Bribes for a Cannabis License – $200,000 and 15 Pounds of Weed Sound Right?

Cannabis License Bribes – Does $ 150,000 and 15 Pounds of Weed Sound Right? How a Massachusetts mayor took $ 200,000 bribes and pounds of weed in order to recommend certain groups for a cannabis license. News broke in recent weeks the FBI was jumping into the cannabis industry in…

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Denver seeks to revoke Cheba Hut liquor license following 4/20 event

The sandwiches apparently weren’t the only ones getting toasted on April 20 at a Cheba Hut location in Denver, and the sub shop’s liquor license now hangs in the balance for alleged violations of the city’s public cannabis consumption laws. The city of Denver’s Department of Excise and Licenses is…

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No ganja yoga yet: Denver denies license for marijuana spa, citing proximity to child-care center

A Denver business that hoped to open the nation’s first legal marijuana spa has come up short — by about 20 feet, to be more exact. The city’s licensing director on Wednesday denied a license application filed by Utopia All Natural Wellness Spa and Lounge to allow marijuana consumption in…

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Arkansas judge rejects bid to quash medical marijuana license lawsuit

Published: Mar 16, 2018, 1:22 pm • Updated: Mar 16, 2018, 1:22 pm By The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas judge who blocked the state from issuing its first licenses to grow medical marijuana has rejected an effort to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the state’s application process…

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Wisconsin accepting industrial hemp license applications

Published: Mar 3, 2018, 6:00 am • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 2:47 pm By The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin farmers who want to grow industrial hemp can now apply for a state license. The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection began accepting applications Friday. The deadline…

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Nation’s first social marijuana use license approved by Denver regulators

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 5:38 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 5:43 pm By The Cannabist Staff A Denver coffee shop received city approval Monday for the nation’s first business license to allow marijuana use by patrons, The Denver Post’s Jon Murray first reported. The Coffee Joint soon can allow…

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