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Aracata City, CA Allowed Special Medical Marijuana Processing Area To Operate

Aracata City, CA Allowed Special Medical Marijuana Processing Area To Operate

There are currently two medical marijuana dispensaries in Arcata, where cardholders can buy cannabis. Arcata Community Development Director Larry Oetker explained that this proposed zone will be different. “My goal is to get serious businesses together that are going to operate within the rules and that we’re going to essentially grow a new industry in Arcata,” Oetker said. To read […]

May 22, 2015 · 0 comments · News
Senate Appropriations Committee Passed Amendment Today Regarding Medical Pot-Veterans Connection

Senate Appropriations Committee Passed Amendment Today Regarding Medical Pot-Veterans Connection

Republican Sen. Steve Daines and Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley forwarded the amendment for inclusion in the Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act. Specifically, if passed by Congress, the bipartisan amendment would disallow the VA from spending funds to enforce a prohibition against physicians filling out medical marijuana recommendation forms in states where the drug is legal. To read more, […]

May 22, 2015 · 0 comments · News
Senate Appropriations Committee Gave Thumbs Up To Vets Medical Pot Amendment

Senate Appropriations Committee Gave Thumbs Up To Vets Medical Pot Amendment

The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a bipartisan amendment today, 18 to 12, allowing Veterans Administration (VA) doctors to recommend medical marijuana to their patients in states where medical marijuana is legal. The vote is the first time the U.S. Senate has ever moved marijuana law reform legislation forward. This amendment would allow VA doctors to recommend medical marijuana to their […]

May 22, 2015 · 0 comments · News
Colorado Governor Signed Medical Marijuana “Crackdown” Bill Signed Into Law

Colorado Governor Signed Medical Marijuana “Crackdown” Bill Signed Into Law

              Early language in SB15-014 required caregivers to register with the state Department of Revenue within 10 days or face criminal penalties and a lifetime ban on serving as a caregiver. The recreational pot industry has argued that lax regulations on primary caregivers has created a black-market business because such marijuana growers don’t face […]

May 22, 2015 · 0 comments · News
Medican Enterprises Announcing Closing of Acquisition of CBD Branding Company TWYNS

Medican Enterprises Announcing Closing of Acquisition of CBD Branding Company TWYNS

Medican Enterprises Inc. (MDCN) (“Medican” or “the Company”), a merchant bank and bio-pharmaceutical company in the emerging global marijuana industry, announces that further to its press release of April 28, 2014 the Company has closed on its acquisition of TWYNS, a company that provides branding services for enterprises in the Cannabidiol (CBD) business. The transaction is valued at approximately $1,000,000, […]

May 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Press
Maple Leaf Begins Trading on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Maple Leaf Begins Trading on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Maple Leaf Green World (TSX VENTURE:MGW) (“Maple Leaf” or the “Company“) announces that the Company has obtained the necessary approval to list its common shares on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (FWB) under the ticker symbol 4HV effective March 30, 2015. The Frankfurt Stock Exchange is considered to be the world’s third-largest stock exchange, after the Nasdaq and the New York […]

May 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Press
Marijuana-Opioids Combo Not Risky Or Dangerous, Research Says

Marijuana-Opioids Combo Not Risky Or Dangerous, Research Says

A new study in the May issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, a peer-review scientific journal focusing on substance-related issues, found that using medical marijuana along with prescribed opioids does not increase the likelihood of a patient abusing alcohol or other drugs. Researchers examined the data from 273 patients already receiving medical marijuana at a clinic in Michigan. To […]

May 21, 2015 · 0 comments · News
Marijuana Investors Get Funds From Legalised Industry

Marijuana Investors Get Funds From Legalised Industry

But as the chief executive of Privateer Holdings, a venture capital firm operating exclusively in weed businesses, Kennedy is on the cutting edge of a new breed of entrepreneurs looking to take advantage of a new gold rush – a green rush – made possible by the legalisation of cannabis. Kennedy, who has an MBA from Yale, does not fit […]

May 21, 2015 · 0 comments · News
Imported Weed From Norfolk Island To Canada

Imported Weed From Norfolk Island To Canada

It means as of the end of June, Norfolk Island will no longer be a self-governing territory, it’s government will be abolished, and islanders will be brought under Australia’s taxation and welfare system during a transition period of about one year. An international security firm, Lockforce International, has been engaged to ensure the site remains secure. At least eight full-time […]

May 21, 2015 · 0 comments · News
Bloomberg: It’s Always 4/20 For These Pot Companies

Bloomberg: It’s Always 4/20 For These Pot Companies

After surging briefly in 2014, many companies dependent on marijuana have sputtered as the industry hovers in a wait-and-see mode about pot’s legal fate. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) classifies marijuana as a Schedule 1 illegal drug, a category that also includes narcotics like heroin. The pot companies are an eclectic mix. Pharmaceutical businesses have been the most successful so […]

May 20, 2015 · 0 comments · News