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Ganjapreneur Announces Cannabis Industry Survival Guide Series

Cannabis business resource and news outlet Ganjapreneur.com has announced the launch of a new series of downloadable content in the form of “survival guides,” intended to help industry operators navigate the complex and difficult reality of existing in a quasi-legal, hyper-competitive space. The Ganjapreneur Survival Guide series will focus on different aspects of running a

2022-04-27T15:27:36+00:00April 27th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Ganjapreneur Announces Cannabis Industry Survival Guide Series

Muha Meds Now Licensed In California & Available Through Multiple Retailers

CALIFORNIA (4/27/22) — Following the success of its launch in Michigan’s regulated cannabis market, Muha Meds — a legacy cannabis brand that got its start in the traditional California cannabis market about three years ago — is now officially licensed for the California adult-use marketplace, and Muha Meds products are available through select cannabis retailers

2022-04-27T18:15:30+00:00April 27th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Muha Meds Now Licensed In California & Available Through Multiple Retailers

Veriheal Opens Applications for 2022 Innovation Scholarship Fund

Medical cannabis card facilitator Veriheal on Tuesday launched its third annual Innovation Scholarship Fund which will grant $25,000 in awards to five students to help with college tuition and fees. The total represents a $5,000 increase from the previous funding offering by the company program. The scholarship is open to current college students, recent high

2022-04-27T19:15:52+00:00April 27th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Veriheal Opens Applications for 2022 Innovation Scholarship Fund

Biden Marks ‘Second Chance Month’ By Commuting Just 75 Drug Conviction Sentences

President Joe Biden (D) is commuting the sentences of 75 nonviolent drug offenders today to mark Second Chance Month, according to a CNN report. It is the president’s first time wielding the clemency powers afforded to him by his office. The move — which a senior administration official said “reflects the President’s broader commitment to

2022-04-26T18:17:09+00:00April 26th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Biden Marks ‘Second Chance Month’ By Commuting Just 75 Drug Conviction Sentences

Jesse Parenti & Kirk Miller: Risk Mitigation In the Cannabis Industry

Between the cannabis industry’s nascency and its highly regulated and cash-rich environment, operators in the space face a formidable number of business risks. But while these risks are real, concerns can be eased with the help of risk management experts like Nine Point Strategies, an agency offering business insurance and human resources consulting for the

2022-04-26T17:19:54+00:00April 26th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Jesse Parenti & Kirk Miller: Risk Mitigation In the Cannabis Industry

Oregon Stops Issuing New Cannabis Licenses

The Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission (OLCC) has halted issuing new cannabis licenses of any kind to applicants who submitted their applications after January 1, KTVZ reports. The action is in response to a 2022 bill passed by the Oregon Legislature which ordered OLCC to stop granting new cannabis licenses. “We see both sides of

2022-04-26T18:18:01+00:00April 26th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Oregon Stops Issuing New Cannabis Licenses

North Dakota Organizers Launch Cannabis Legalization Campaign

A North Dakota group is renewing efforts to legalize cannabis in the state through the ballot process after a previous effort failed to gather enough signatures earlier this year, KVRR reports. Advocates will need to get a minimum of 16,000 valid signatures to advance their petition but are aiming to get between 20,000 and 21,000,

2022-04-26T19:23:58+00:00April 26th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on North Dakota Organizers Launch Cannabis Legalization Campaign

Tennessee Looks to Regulate Instead of Ban Delta-8 THC

A Tennessee bill seeking to ban delta-8 THC has been amended by its author to remove language banning the compound and replace it with language to regulate the industry, the Johnson City Press reports. The amendment was approved by the House Criminal Justice Committee last week following a hearing during which the panel heard from

2022-04-25T16:20:00+00:00April 25th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Tennessee Looks to Regulate Instead of Ban Delta-8 THC

New York City Mayor Proposes $4.8M for Cannabis Business Assistance

New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) is proposing $4.8 million in his Fiscal Year 2023 Executive Budget for cannabis businesses, including funds for technical and licensing assistance. The investments would focus on communities most impacted by the “war on drugs” and include a multi-agency outreach effort. “The cannabis industry could be a major boon

2022-04-25T16:21:02+00:00April 25th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on New York City Mayor Proposes $4.8M for Cannabis Business Assistance

Lawsuit Accuses Cannabis Companies of ‘Chicago Cartel’

A federal lawsuit filed April 18 accuses cannabis companies in Chicago of running a “cartel” and alleging state-licensed cannabis businesses are violating anti-trust law under the Clayton Act, the Chicago Tribune reports. The lawsuit was filed by True Social Equity in Cannabis, which includes consumers, workers, and potential competitors in the industry, and seeks to

2022-04-22T16:20:23+00:00April 22nd, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Lawsuit Accuses Cannabis Companies of ‘Chicago Cartel’
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