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Bristol Bay Issues Weighed In By Candidates

Bristol Bay Issues Weighed In By Candidates

I would like to see Dillingham, the city, develop a fiscal plan for the next few years. We’re sort of at a threshold, again, I know we get here every few years with our dependence on state money right now and our own resources being pretty challenged right now, so I would like us to put together a fiscal plan […]

October 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Marijuana Politics Is Topic Of Responsibleohio Investor During Talk

Marijuana Politics Is Topic Of Responsibleohio Investor During Talk

He says recent raw polling data indicates 58 percent of Ohio citizens are in favor of legalization, but he acknowledges it may be tough to get that voting bloc to the polls on Nov. 3. One voter Foster knows he can count on is his mom, who now works for her son’s company, A1 Quality Logistical Solutions. “I don’t know […]

September 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Florida Medical Marijuana Update

Florida Medical Marijuana Update

“Most people understand that, in a presidential year, medical marijuana will pass,” said Jeff Kottkamp, the Republican former lieutenant governor who backs legalization. “They also know on the national level a Republican can’t win without Florida.” A constitutional amendment would draw to the polls the younger, more liberal voters more likely to support medical pot, proponents say, helping the eventual […]

March 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Marijuana Is Now Legalized In 23 States In U.S.

Marijuana Is Now Legalized In 23 States In U.S.

Twenty-three states and the District of Columbia allow the use of marijuana for medical use. Washington, Oregon, Hawaii, Colorado and the District of Columbia allow recreational use as well. Last month, D.C. joined 23 states in making marijuana legal in some form. New York legalized medical marijuana last year. A marijuana entrepreneur who wants to set up a pot farm […]

March 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Washington’s Medical Marijuana Bill Can Stop Dispensaries

Washington’s Medical Marijuana Bill Can Stop Dispensaries

Senate Bill 5052 would combine the medical and recreational cannabis systems by shutting down all currently operating dispensaries in the state, renaming the Liquor Control Board the Liquor and Cannabis Control Board, and by allowing recreational cannabis retail outlets to apply for a medical cannabis endorsement indicating they’re knowledgeable in the medical use of cannabis. Anyone who has been in […]

February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Feature Article
The Downside Of Legal Marijuana

The Downside Of Legal Marijuana

With the legalization of marijuana by District voters this month, the fun begins for some, and pitfalls begin for others. As the kinks are worked out before the distribution and sales arrangements are unveiled, we can look at what we have gotten ourselves into. The legalization of pot takes marijuana out of the shadows, removing it from the black-market economy […]

December 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Want To Know What Is A Much Smarter Investment Than Marijuana?

Want To Know What Is A Much Smarter Investment Than Marijuana?

Legalized medical marijuana wasn’t as lucky, with the measure falling just short of approval in Florida. While 58% of residents voted in favor of approval, the amendment, which would have required Florida to alter its constitution, needed 60% to pass.  Still, the legal marijuana movement is generating big dollars signs in investors’ eyes. According to a study by GreenWave Advisors, […]

November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Marijuana In The U.S. Is Altria’s Untapped $40 Billion Market

Marijuana In The U.S. Is Altria’s Untapped $40 Billion Market

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D., Ore.) says federal legalization will occur in “less than five years.” This is a very optimistic timetable for legalization, but it is possible. Public opinion on marijuana legalization has been gradually shifting toward legalization for years. Gallup Polls that asked the question “Do you think the use of marijuana should be made legal, or not?” have […]

November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Cannabis Merger May Be Coming To An End, All Cannabis Investors Should Read This

Cannabis Merger May Be Coming To An End, All Cannabis Investors Should Read This

Most recently the stock has seen an increase in price of 330% from the beginning of October to the close of the market on Tuesday (11-11). Besides the information on its corporate website, there doesn’t seem to be to much more on the company as far as recent developments go. This could just go to show than sentiment in the […]

November 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Election To Influence Legal Marijuana Market’s Future

Election To Influence Legal Marijuana Market’s Future

Today’s election will not only decide which party controls Congress and the future of President Obama’s agenda, but also the prospects for Americas legal marijuana industry and the growing impact it has on employment, tax revenues, the stock market and even the 2016 Presidential Election. Scott Greiper and Michael Swartz of Viridian Capital & Research, a business advisory and investment […]

November 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Feature Article