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Selling Your Dispensary License

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Can the owner of a marijuana dispensary sell its license to another business?
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CANNABLOG

Employers Must Adjust their Zero Tolerance Policies for Medical Cannabis

By Glenn Demby  bio
It seems like every employer in America has adopted a zero tolerance drug policy.
Question: What should employers do if they’re in one of the 23 states that have legalized medical cannabis?
Answer: They have to modify their zero tolerance policy to address medical marijuana head-on. How they do that will depend on which state they’re in…

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COMPLIANCE TRENDS

Legalization of CBD Oils

Cannabidiol (CBD) oils, made from extracts of the marijuana plant’s leaves, have been shown effective in treating seizures. Accordingly, state laws legalizing such treatments are springing up all over the country—including in states like Utah, Arkansas and Iowa where you’d least expect medical marijuana legislation to pass.
In addition to these CBD-oils-only laws, it could be argued that use of CBD oils is a form of “useable marijuana” made legal under state medical marijuana laws—especially in the majority of medical marijuana states that define “useable marijuana” to include the leaves, buds and flowers of the marijuana plant and

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LAWSCAPE
 

How Much Money Could Your State Make by Legalizing Cannabis?

How does $3,098,866,907 sound? That’s how much tax revenue could be collected if all 50 states legalized and imposed their normal state sales tax plus a modest…

 

 

 

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MARIJUANA IN THE WORKPLACE

Revising a Zero Tolerance Drug Policy for Medical Marijuana

It seems like every employer in America has adopted a zero tolerance drug policy. That includes you if you happen to be running a state-licensed medical marijuana business.
Question: What should employers do if they’re in one of the states that have legalized medical cannabis?
Answer: They must…

 

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RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA PROGRAM

Alaska Moves Forward on Recreational Program Rules

Efforts to implement Ballot Measure 2, which legalizes possession of up to 1 ounce and growing of up to 6 plants for personal use, are underway. The first question is who will run the state’s recreational program…

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA PROGRAM

New Electronic Marijuana Registry Application Rules

January 1, 2015- Effective immediately, patients and primary caregivers who want to apply for a registry ID card must go to the Alaska Bureau of Vital Statistics to get the Marijuana Application Packet in PDF…

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DECRIMINALIZATION

The New Marijuana Map

The November 4 elections changed the landscape of marijuana legalization. Here’s a visual rundown of…

 
 
 
 
 

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KNOW THE LAWS OF YOUR STATE

Medical Marijuana Sales and Excise Taxes in Each State

Alaska – NA: Alaska state law doesn’t authorize sales of medical marijuana by dispensaries
Arizona – Medical marijuana businesses subject to…

 
 
 
 

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LICENSING ECONOMICS

The States with the Highest—and Lowest—Dispensary License Fees

It takes a lot of money to get a state license to operate a medical marijuana dispensary. Expect to spend somewhere in the range of…

 
 
 
 
 

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