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Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition in New York Attracts Venture Capitalists, Entrepreneurs and Major Media

The Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) attracted more than 2,500 business professionals and garnered major media attention at its recently concluded 2nd Annual event June 17-19, 2015 at the Javits Center in New York.
The leading event for the legalized and medical marijuana industry, sponsored by the International Cannabis Association, was 3-days of non-stop business building, education, networking and serious media coverage that included…

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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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PESTICIDE USE

As States Legalize Marijuana, Study Finds Uneven Pesticide Use Restrictions on Growing Practices, Safety Concerns, and Ecological Options

The legal and medical marijuana industry is on track to be the next American gold rush, and the second Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) in New York, presents an in-depth educational program that covers everything from A to Z on how to succeed in the industry.
Sponsored by the International Cannabis Association (ICA), CWCBExpo taking place June 17-19, 2015 at the Javits Center in New York provides the latest insight and strategies for the legal, regulatory, financial, operational, retail, marketing and healthcare sectors of the industry…

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ASK THE INSIDER

Selling Your Dispensary License

QUESTION
Can the owner of a marijuana dispensary sell its license to another business?
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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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MEDICAL CANNABIS PROGRAM

NY Still Waiting for Feds to Okay Emergency “Charlotte’s Web” Imports

The state is still waiting to hear whether the U.S. Justice Department will let the state import limited amounts of “Charlotte’s Web” cannabis for treating patients with seizures. When and if…

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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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