Tag: medical marijuana dispensaries

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January 28, 2015
01/28/2015
DPA Report: Employment Rates Rise Due to CO Cannabis Legalization

DPA Report: Employment Rates Rise Due to CO Cannabis Legalization

The industry created over ten thousand new jobs and brought in approximately $19 million a month. Rather than bringing about the end of society as we know...
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January 21, 2015
01/21/2015
At Long Last: The First Cannabis Based Credit Union to Open

At Long Last: The First Cannabis Based Credit Union to Open

Finding banks who will cater to cannabis businesses has been a constant obstacle for new ganjapreneurs opening up shops since states began legalizing in the U.S. But...
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January 21, 2015
01/21/2015
Colorado Cannabis Firm to Grow on California Tribal Lands

Colorado Cannabis Firm to Grow on California Tribal Lands

Their aim is to form agreements with several California Native American tribes to grow and manufacture cannabis products on native land and then sell those products to...
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January 7, 2015
01/07/2015
Product Review: Julie’s Baked Goods, Groovy Granola Bar

Product Review: Julie’s Baked Goods, Groovy Granola Bar

I definitely recommend trying any product of Julie’s Baked Goods, especially the Groovy Granola bar by itself for a sweet treat, or with vanilla yogurt and blueberries...
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January 6, 2015
01/06/2015
Necessity Opens Cancer Patient’s Mind to Cannabis

Necessity Opens Cancer Patient’s Mind to Cannabis

Diagnosed with breast cancer at a fairly young age, Xeni found herself genuinely contemplating death and dying, unsure of how, or even if, she would go on...
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January 6, 2015
01/06/2015
City Attorney Puts an End to California Nestdrop Cannabis App

City Attorney Puts an End to California Nestdrop Cannabis App

Nestdrop, a California based app/business that delivers medical cannabis from clinics to patients, has quickly been thwarted just as it was starting up.
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January 5, 2015
01/05/2015
Licensing Mistakes Stall Massachusetts Medicinal Dispensaries

Licensing Mistakes Stall Massachusetts Medicinal Dispensaries

Two years after the overwhelming majority of Massachusetts voters approved the use of medical cannabis, the state still has a grand total of zero medical dispensaries opened...
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December 22, 2014
12/22/2014
Dispensary Weed Might Not Be as Safe as You Think

Dispensary Weed Might Not Be as Safe as You Think

The weed you purchase legally at a government sanctioned dispensary is still just as variable as the strains you might buy from a dealer.
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December 18, 2014
12/18/2014
Seattle Teacher Accused of Buying Cannabis for a Student

Seattle Teacher Accused of Buying Cannabis for a Student

A teacher in Seattle surrendered his teaching certificate after allegedly purchasing cannabis for a student after school hours at a medical clinic.
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December 4, 2014
12/04/2014
Weedmaps Advertises Itself With Hilarious Videos

Weedmaps Advertises Itself With Hilarious Videos

Weedmaps, a website for reviewing strains and dispensaries, cleverly advertises itself by making satirical comedy videos on YouTube. The business, considered to be the Yelp of cannabis,...
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October 20, 2014
10/20/2014
Instafire: Refine Seattle Starfighter Wax

Instafire: Refine Seattle Starfighter Wax

Refine is known for flavor and potency. Their runs as of late have been absolute animals. Its Errl is so good it’s even on Fweedom’s shelves –...
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October 14, 2014
10/14/2014
Massachusetts Has Banked Over $3M in Dispensary Fees & Not a Single Marijuana Seed Has Been Planted

Massachusetts Has Banked Over $3M in Dispensary Fees & Not a Single Marijuana Seed Has Been Planted

To date, Massachusetts DPH has banked $3,271,500 in application fees from prospective dispensaries. Consider that 181 applicants paid out $1,500 apiece. When that number was trimmed down...
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October 3, 2014
10/03/2014
Dispensaries Make Good Neighbors

Dispensaries Make Good Neighbors

Despite the uproarious crying of DJ Kevin Sabet and the Quack Pack, the uptick in dispensaries has not caused a proto-armageddon complete with dancing chainsaws and turtles...
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October 2, 2014
10/02/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.10.01)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.10.01)

A new study punctures some myths about medical marijuana in California, Connecticut’s dispensaries finally open for business, the Illinois program is moving along, and more. Let’s get...
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September 17, 2014
09/17/2014
The Banking Bind: How Federal Law Is Making Business Difficult for Cannabis Dispensaries 

The Banking Bind: How Federal Law Is Making Business Difficult for Cannabis Dispensaries 

While cannabis remains federally illegal, the banks hesitate to serve medical dispensaries despite their treatment as legal businesses by the state.
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September 16, 2014
09/16/2014
New Jersey’s Broken Medical Marijuana Program Continues to Hurt Patients

New Jersey’s Broken Medical Marijuana Program Continues to Hurt Patients

New Jersey remains a poor excuse for a medical marijuana state, and patients continue to suffer the consequences. Currently, there remain only three dispensaries in the state,...
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September 15, 2014
09/15/2014
Tips for Buying Legal Weed in Colorado: Your Vape Pen Will Probably Not Work

Tips for Buying Legal Weed in Colorado: Your Vape Pen Will Probably Not Work

After working in sales in the marijuana industry for over two years, I’m ready to admit something that I wish I could tell every customer who wants...
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September 12, 2014
09/12/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.09.10)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.09.10)

The Florida initiative is in a close fight, hearings are coming in Hawaii, draft regulations are coming in Maryland, Illinois begins taking medical marijuana business applications, and...
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September 10, 2014
09/10/2014
Oregon Health Authority Orders 9 Illegal Dispensaries to Shut Down

Oregon Health Authority Orders 9 Illegal Dispensaries to Shut Down

The Oregon Health Authority has ordered nine unlicensed medical marijuana dispensaries, six of them in Portland, to shut down since the state launched its dispensary program in...
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September 10, 2014
09/10/2014
Massachusetts Marijuana Dispensaries Need Access to Banking System

Massachusetts Marijuana Dispensaries Need Access to Banking System

Nearly two years after Massachusetts voters approved medical marijuana, nine distribution centers are to open next year in places like Brookline, Lowell, Salem, and Quincy. The state licensing...
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