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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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NEGOTIATING A LEASE

Checklist of Key Terms to Include in Your Marijuana Business Lease

Here’s a list of the protections you should try to get when you negotiate a lease for your legal marijuana business:
[ ] Permitted Use: Specify what…

 
 
 

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WORKPLACE SAFETY

How to Comply with Chemical Safety Rules—the MSDS

The cultivation, processing and handling of marijuana involves exposure to dangerous chemicals and makes you potentially liable for penalties under federal workplace safety laws, including…

 
 
 

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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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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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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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MEDICAL MARIJUANA PROGRAM

Proposed Changes to Labeling Requirements

The proposed MMDP changes also include revised security and labeling rules. Before transferring usable marijuana, the person responsible for the facility must ensure a label is affixed including…

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SECURITY
 

Prevent Break-Ins and Theft at Your Cannabis Facility

  • Intruders shoot an employee after breaking into the AzGoGreen co-op in Tempe
  • Gunmen kill 2 security guards while robbing a Bakersfield dispensary
  • The owner of a Spokane medical dispensary shoots a burglar in self-defense
  • A security guard is shot during a botched holdup of a…

 

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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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