Oct 202014
 October 20, 2014
AmeriCann Partners With Medical Marijuana Applicants In Illinois In $9 Million Alliance

AmeriCann, Inc. (ACAN OTCQX), a company that develops cannabis cultivation facilities and provides capital for cannabis entrepreneurs, has partnered with local medical marijuana applicants in the state of Illinois. “AmeriCann’s management team members have had extensive first-hand experience with compassionate medical marijuana programs for many years,” AmeriCann CEO Tim Keogh stated.  “We have seen the tremendous benefits that patients have received from medical cannabis and, as an organization, we are proud to play a role in helping to potentially bring an important medicine to patients in Illinois.” In Illinois, the [...]

Oct 202014
 October 20, 2014
Medical Marijuana Inc Files Huge Lawsuit Against Other Cannabis Companies

The marijuana industry can be a shady place at times, which is something that I’ve stated over and over. There are more ‘snake oil salesmen’ in the marijuana industry right now than I can stand. There are also more haters in the industry that I think there is in any other industry. People, for various reasons, want to throw other people under the bus, stab people in the back, or in a lot of cases, want to blatantly rip off or bash other people in the industry to try to [...]

Oct 202014
 October 20, 2014
Poll: Majority Support For Marijuana Legalization In Delaware

A growing majority of Americans want to see marijuana legalized, taxed, and regulated. The citizens of Delaware are no exception. A recent poll found that a strong majority of Delaware residents want to see Delaware follow in the footsteps of Colorado and Washington and legalize marijuana. Per Delaware Online: According to a new University of Delaware poll that finds 56 percent of Delawareans support legalization of marijuana use. The university polled 902 Delaware adults between Sept. 10 and 22, finding just 39 percent opposed to legalization. Delawareans older than 60 [...]

Oct 202014
 October 20, 2014
Oregon Court Rules That Local Governments May Ban Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

It has been a wild ride for medical marijuana dispensaries in Oregon. Medical marijuana dispensaries have been around for a long, long time in Oregon. However, until late 2013 they were illegal, and it wasn’t until this year that licenses were issued to make some of them completely legal. Ironically, even though the dispensaries were illegal for so long, it was only after they became legal that local governments started to crack down on some of them. Some local governments issued moratoriums prohibiting them from opening until rules could be [...]

Oct 202014
 October 20, 2014
Vote Medical Marijuana Ad: Get Educated

Americans for Safe Access created a site to track where candidates stand on the issue of medical marijuana, and I encourage readers to check it out. If you get a chance to meet with a candidate, make sure to ask where they stand on this very important issue. If a candidate has expressed support in the past, but their actions don’t match their words, feel free to call them out on their empty rhetoric. Below is an ad created by Americans for Safe Access talking more about the issue. “This [...]

Oct 202014
 October 20, 2014
Hemp Building Material Absorbs Pollutants And Improves Insulation

Hemp never ceases to amaze me. Hemp is great for making clothes. Hemp seed is a great food source. Hemp is better to make paper out of than wood, although as we continue to transition to digital formats, that need is becoming less prevalent, but still prevalent enough to be relevant nonetheless. I read an article not too far back that showed hemp is likely to be used to make more efficient batteries in the future. It appears that hemp is a stellar building material too, creating a material that [...]

Oct 202014
 October 20, 2014
How Much Money Does A Seattle Marijuana Store Make In A Day?

Legal recreational marijuana sales started in Washington near the beginning of July. However, until very recently, there was only one legal recreational marijuana store in Washington’s largest city of Seattle. There are now two stores in Seattle, with hopefully more opening sooner than later. The Seattle marijuana market consumer base is by far the largest in the state, and that translates to enormous sales revenues. How much does a Seattle marijuana store make in a day? Per Capitol Hill Seattle: Anybody who thinks Washington’s I-502 pot business is fun and [...]

Oct 202014
 October 20, 2014
Advanced Cannabis Solutions Purchases Bank Location In Denver

The Bank Facility Purchased By Advanced Cannabis Solutions Will Be Called ‘The Greenhouse’ And Will Eventually Serve As A Full Service Bank For The Cannabis Industry In the not too distant future, the cannabis industry will be allowed to bank like any other industry without obstacles. At least that’s my hope. But I don’t think that’s too bold of a prediction considering just how much money the cannabis industry brings in. There are already some cannabis businesses using banks, but there are many, many restrictions involved, and more bank accounts [...]

Oct 192014
 October 19, 2014
No On 91 Campaign Makes The Case FOR Legalization

On Friday, Mandi Puckett, the head of the No on Measure 91 campaign trying to defeat legalization in Oregon, held a press conference Friday that was chock full of concerned moms and precocious kids.  More telling was the presence of law enforcement and drug treatment professionals joining in to protect the drug war grants and easy forced rehab clients they get from prohibition. As I watched the live stream of their press conference, however, I was shocked by how often these anti-pot crusaders made the case FOR legalizing marijuana under [...]

Oct 192014
 October 19, 2014
NORML PAC Endorses Senator Cory Booker For U.S. Senate

NORML PAC has endorsed Senator Cory Booker (NJ) for re-election the the United States Senate representing New Jersey. “We endorsed Cory Booker during his election campaign in 2013 and we are honored to do so again,” stated NORML PAC manager Erik Altieri, “Senator Booker kept the promises he made to champion crucial criminal justice and marijuana reform issues in his first term. If re-elected for a full six year term this fall, he will be a strong crusader for rolling back our failed war on cannabis at the federal level. [...]