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First Cannabis Business Certification Program offered in New York City

By Catherine Jones  bio
A six-hour certification on “How to Open a Cannabis Business” is being presented at the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition at the Javits Center in New York, NY on Wednesday, June 17 as part of a dedicated day of education for the leading event on the East Coast for the legalized and medical marijuana industry…

 

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA PROGRAM

Seattle Cracks Down on Unlicensed Medical Dispensaries

Unlicensed medical dispensaries, also known as “collective gardens” in Seattle are taking business from licensed recreational dispensaries and costing the City tax revenues. Demanding a license does…

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DECRIMINALIZATION

New York City Moves to Decriminalize Marijuana Possession

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to change the law to make possession of small amounts of marijuana a misdemeanor punishable by a summons like a traffic offense rather than…

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BILLS & BALLOTS

Vermont May Become Next State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Should Vermont establish a regulated retail market for recreational marijuana? Hearings were held in November and the Legislature will discuss the issue when it reconvenes…

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MEDICAL CANNABIS PROGRAM

Nevada to Honor Out-of-State Medical Marijuana Cards

Starting next year, tourists with valid medical marijuana cards from other states will be allowed to buy marijuana in Nevada dispensaries. Although Maine and Rhode Island offer reciprocity, Nevada is…

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DECRIMINALIZATION

Senate Bill Would Decriminalize Marijuana Possession

Highlights of newly proposed SB 686…

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BILLS & BALLOTS

Renewed Efforts to Legalize Medical Marijuana in South Dakota

Four years ago, it looked like medical marijuana in South Dakota was a hopeless cause after voters decisively rejected a legalization ballot initiative. In 2013, a House legalization bill never made…

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BILLS & BALLOTS

Medical Marijuana Bills on the 2015 Agenda

A new law (H4803/S1035) allowing low-THC CBD oils for treating severe epilepsy took effect in South Carolina last June. But because the law doesn’t authorize growth and production, the only…

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA PROGRAM

Health Department Says Dispensary Can Make Home Deliveries

For the first time, Rhode Island has given a medical marijuana dispensary permission to make drop-offs to homebound patients. But the dispensary, which is located in Portsmouth…

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BILLS & BALLOTS

2015 Could Be the Year for Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

After coming oh so close last year, lawmakers may actually pass a medical marijuana bill in 2015. The new bill is expected to be patterned after Senate Bill 1182, the one that narrowly failed…

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