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Michigan: MMFLA Licensing Process Begins Today

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December 15 is the day many in Michigan have been waiting for- the official start of the applications process to become a state-regulated businesses handling marijuana. Applications can be submitted electronically or via paper applications. LARA is the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs; their entity, the Bureau of Medical […]

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How Bigoted Pennsylvania Drug Warriors Turned A Man’s Life Into A Living Hell

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By Phillip Smith In June, 2014, Wilfredo Ramos was driving back to his Brooklyn home after visiting his mother in Lancaster, Pennsylvania when two Pennsylvania State Police troopers detoured him into a Kafkaesque nightmare from which he emerged only five months later. In the meantime, Ramos rotted in jail on […]

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Tripp Keber resigns as CEO of marijuana edibles powerhouse Dixie Brands for new role

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One of the more colorful and well-known executives in the marijuana industry is handing over the reins of the Denver company he helped transform into an edibles powerhouse with national reach. Tripp Keber, the co-founder and CEO of Dixie Brands, resigned from the company Friday afternoon, effective immediately, to assume a new role in the […]

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Harborside Wins ‘Best Dispensary’ In California

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Harborside is proud to be selected “Best Dispensary” by the San Francisco Chronicle’s 2018 GreenState Cannabis Awards! The first-ever awards honor exceptional performance throughout the cannabis industry. “There are some moments you know you will remember the rest of your life, and day one of legal cannabis will be one […]

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George Martorano: Life After Lock Up

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Written By Mindi Hunt George Martorano has a life story movies are made from. He was not only one of the longest serving, non-violent, first-time offenders to be incarcerated in America; he was the first non-violent, first time offender to receive a federal sentence of life without parole. George admits […]

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Online marijuana marketplace Tradiv to shut down at end of year

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Online cannabis marketplace Tradiv is closing its doors on Dec. 31 after the once promising Colorado tech company stumbled badly. Co-founder Geoff Doran said in an email to Marijuana Business Daily the company is closing because of the “missteps along our journey, some of our own making and some beyond our control.” He declined to […]

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13 Sweet Leaf budtenders swept up in Denver police raids

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The criminal activities alleged include sales of cannabis in violation of Colorado law, which stipulates that adults over the age of 21 can buy and possess up to 1 ounce of marijuana at a time, according to Denver police.Original Article

Here’s an Easy Recipe to Make Cannabis-Infused Latkes for Hanukkah

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The candles are slowly being lit, the dreidels are spinning, the delicious smells of sufganiyot and loukoumade donuts are wafting in the air — Hanukkah is finally upon us. Inspired by the Hanukkah miracle, a one-day supply of olive oil providing fire and light for eight nights, many foods surrounding the celebration are fried with […]Original Article

Sweet Leaf undercover sting targeted budtenders for cannabis sales practices

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The Denver Police Department’s undercover sting operation targeting Denver-area Sweet Leaf marijuana dispensaries netted 13 arrests involving the retail chain’s employees, some of whom may face felony charges for alleged improper sales practices. Many of those arrested were budtenders. They are accused of selling adult-use marijuana in amounts exceeding the 1-ounce limit allowed under state law, […]

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Sweet Leaf undercover sting targeted budtenders for recreational cannabis sales practices

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The Denver Police Department’s undercover sting operation targeting Denver-area Sweet Leaf marijuana dispensaries netted 13 arrests involving the retail chain’s employees, some of whom may face felony charges for alleged improper sales practices. Many of those arrested were budtenders. They are accused of selling adult-use marijuana in amounts exceeding the 1-ounce limit allowed under state law, […]

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Marijuana Business Daily’s annual cannabis industry survey extended to Dec. 22

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The deadline for executives and major investors in the cannabis industry to participate in Marijuana Business Daily’s annual industry survey has been extended until Friday, Dec. 22. Owners, founders and executives with dispensaries/retail stores, commercial cultivation operations, infused product manufacturers, testing labs and ancillary firms as well as investors that fund cannabis companies are invited to […]

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Las Vegas may have marijuana lounges by spring 2018

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Officials want to make Las Vegas the country's first city to allow marijuana smoking lounges, and hope to do so by March or April of 2018.Original Article

Four arrested in Nebraska CBD case

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A vaping shop in Nebraska has been shut down and the owners and two employees charged with crimes for selling cannabidiol, which Nebraska considers a controlled substance. The arrests in Herman, about 35 miles north of Omaha, come two months after Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson declared CBD products illegal because they haven’t been approved by […]

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Peanut Butter Quick Bread: Simple is so, so good

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Quick breads are great for cannabis cooks. Chef Laurie Wolf is feeling the power of the peanut and has dialed in a weed recipe for peanut butter quick bread.Original Article

Denver marijuana tech firm Baker raises $8 million

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Baker, a marketing automation software company serving marijuana dispensaries, has secured $8 million in Series A funding, bringing its total capital raises to $11.75 million. Denver-based Baker will use the money to fuel growth in California and Washington state, according to a company news release. The company – which some dub the Salesforce of cannabis – […]

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Phoenix man forced by cops to eat marijuana gets $100K

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A Phoenix man who says he was forced by police to eat marijuana or go to jail has settled a lawsuit against the city for $100,000.Original Article

Phoenix man forced by cops to eat marijuana by police gets $100K

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A Phoenix man who says he was forced by police to eat marijuana or go to jail has settled a lawsuit against the city for $100,000.Original Article

Colorado: ‘Highly Desired’ Marijuana Sales Report Now Released Monthly

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Colorado’s annual marijuana sales are on pace to reach an all-time high, according to a new monthly report published by the Colorado Department of Revenue (CDOR). Announced by the CDOR on Tuesday, Dec. 12, the Centennial State is reporting they’ve topped more than $4.2 billion in marijuana sales since 2014. Convenient and concise, Colorado’s new […]Original Article

Two guys in Missouri try to mail 23 pounds of weed via FedEx

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A FedEx package packed with 23 pounds of marijuana led to the arrest of two Columbia, Missouri men Monday at their home.Original Article

Bermuda Senate Approves Cannabis Decriminalization

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Not even a week after Bermuda’s House of Assembly passed a bill to decriminalize cannabis possession, the Senate has done the same. With support from all sides, the island nation pushed forward on its Misuse of Drugs [Decriminalization of Cannabis] Amendment Act 2017, which removes criminal prosecution for the possession of 7 grams of cannabis […]Original Article