Maryland Opens MMJ Business Application Period

Business licenses are now officially up for grabs in Maryland.

The state began its licensing application period on Monday, and the window will close in early November.

Officials will ultimately choose 94 dispensaries, 15 cultivators and an undetermined … Read the article

On Eve of Rec Sales in Oregon, Concerns Over Local Restrictions

By John Schroyer

Come Thursday, Oregon medical cannabis dispensaries will be able to start selling marijuana to recreational consumers.

While many dispensary owners are bracing for a big spike in foot traffic, some are worried that new laws at the … Read the article

Tribe to Open Marijuana Resort on New Year’s Eve

A South Dakota Native American tribe that has been planning a recreational marijuana resort for months now says it’s scheduling the first sale to take place on New Year’s Eve.

The Santee Sioux Tribe, which decided in June to Read the article

How Green Are Your Cannabis Cultivation Practices?

For all the talk about the danger of edibles consumption by minors or the unsuspecting, for all the din about compliance and regulation overall, one area that has been quietly growing into its own in the second year of legalization … Read the article

Tweed Farms Granted License for Entire 350,000 Square Foot Facility

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ON, Sept. 30, 2015 /CNW/ — Tweed Farms Inc. (Tweed Farms), wholly owned subsidiary of Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX.V: CGC) (Canopy Growth), has received Health Canada approval to commence cannabis cultivation in all 350,000 sq. ft. of the … Read the article

Marijuana 101: Methods of Consumption

Marijuana is one by far one of the most versatile substances on the planet. In addition to producing an intoxicating effect, marijuana has been know to have medicinal properties, and the stalks of the plant can be used to produce … Read the article

MJIC Inc. Invests in Willie’s Reserve Offering, Becomes Limited Partner

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 30, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — MJIC Inc., a private holding company focused exclusively on the legal cannabis industry, today announced its investment in Willie’s Reserve, the premier cannabis brand from country music legend Willie … Read the article

Early Recreational Marijuana Sales to Begin under Oregon Health Authority

OLCC Continues Work Creating Recreational Marijuana Regulatory Infrastructure for 2016

 

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 30, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The early start sales of recreational marijuana begins Thursday, October 1, 2015 under the regulatory oversight of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). … Read the article

Native Americans Joining The Marijuana Boom

 

One Native American tribe has had strong success in terms of business; that tribe is the Santee Sioux tribe. They have been “running a successful casino, a 120-room hotel and a 240-head buffalo ranch on the plains of South Dakota.” … Read the article

Two Publicly Traded Companies That are Working on Cancer Treatments

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) updated its website to include various studies revealing how cannabis may inhibit tumor growth by killing cells, blocking cell growth, and blocking the development of blood vessels that tumors need to grow. The institute released … Read the article