CANNABLOG

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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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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DECRIMINALIZATION

Senate Bill Would Decriminalize Marijuana Possession

Highlights of newly proposed SB 686…

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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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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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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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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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BUSINESS & FINANCE
 

Retail Outsells Medical Cannabis

In July, sales of retail marijuana in Colorado finally overtook sales of medical marijuana. Here’s a month-by-month breakdown starting in January when retail sales became legal in…

 

 

 

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA PROGRAM

Maryland Finalizes Medical Marijuana Licensing Rules

The Maryland commission finally approved regulations to implement the medical marijuana program. Highlights of the rules, which still need to be approved by the legislature and health secretary…

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