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Springs Woman Claims Marijuana Cured Her Son’s Cancer

Posted on 2014-09-25 12:40:00
Springs Woman Claims Marijuana Cured Her Son’s Cancer

More than 200 children under the age of 10 now have medical marijuana cards in Colorado, according to information received in a CBS4 records request. One woman in Colorado Springs now goes so far to say marijuana has cured her 4-year-old son’s cancer.

Security Concern Comes From Inside the Cannabis Industry

Posted on 2015-06-12 11:01:00
Security Concern Comes From Inside the Cannabis Industry

The most successful way to stop employee theft is to simply hire people who are really trustworthy. “The most successful dispensaries around here hire full-time employees and offer them a small part of profit-sharing,” Owens said. “If you’re continually hiring part-time people, and you have turnover, and you’re going through new staff every three to six months – which I see out here a lot – they’re trying to put Band-Aids on the problem. You need to bring them in and make them part of the solution, and reward them for good work.”

After States Legalized Medical Marijuana, Traffic Deaths Fell

Posted on 2016-12-29 15:53:00
After States Legalized Medical Marijuana, Traffic Deaths Fell

Legalization of medical marijuana is not linked with increased traffic fatalities, a new study finds. In some states, in fact, the number of people killed in traffic accidents dropped after medical marijuana laws were enacted.

CT medical marijuana dispensaries now selling pot

Posted on 2014-09-24 16:44:00
CT medical marijuana dispensaries now selling pot

Connecticut’s medical marijuana system is finally up and running. The first state-licensed grower sent its first shipment to dispensaries this week. That means qualified patients are getting their first ever legal pot.

Michigan MMJ Industry Booming

Posted on 2015-06-12 09:44:00
Michigan MMJ Industry Booming

Michigan actually legalized medical cannabis four years ago, but things looked grim at first. The state ruled that dispensaries were technically illegal in spite of the allowance to medicate, and with that ruling in place, it was virtually impossible to get anywhere with the industry. Many of the dispensaries that were looking to get started closed down, and a lot of fledgling business owners were losing hope... ...There are currently 175,000 registered patients and 33,000 registered caregivers in the state, which is thousands more than ever before. This can be chalked up to the opening of more dispensaries and access to medicine, as well as the fact that PTSD has been added to the list of acceptable ailments, opening the treatment up for veterans.

A Cannabis Business Park Covering 1 Million Square Feet Is Coming To Massachusetts

Posted on 2016-12-28 16:13:00
A Cannabis Business Park Covering 1 Million Square Feet Is Coming To Massachusetts

The canna-business park will be 1 million sq ft and include energy-efficient greenhouses for cultivation, plant processing spaces, facilitiesfor creating infused products, a testing laboratory, research and training centers, and corporate offices.

If All 50 States Legalized Recreational Weed, Tax Revenue Could Be $3 Billion A Year

Posted on 2014-09-23 15:30:00
If All 50 States Legalized Recreational Weed, Tax Revenue Could Be $3 Billion A Year

A finance site has calculated that if all 50 states were to legalize recreational marijuana today, the state governments would be raking in a total of $3.1 billion in taxes a year.

Wilie Nelson's History with Cannabis

Posted on 2015-06-12 08:35:00
Wilie Nelson

A reflection on Nelson's involvement in light of his recent marijuana company... ...His career began at the young age of seven, when he got his first guitar in the small Texas town where he grew up, and started making music for his friends and family to enjoy. It didn’t take long before he also started to be something of a troublemaker, and this manifested in his early days as a smoker of just about anything he could get his hands on.

Six Predictions For The Marijuana Industry In 2017

Posted on 2016-12-27 14:25:00
Six Predictions For The Marijuana Industry In 2017

It's time to look ahead and see what's in store for the cannabis industry in 2017.

Colorado Retail Marijuana Sales Finally Beat Medical

Posted on 2014-09-11 10:14:00
Colorado Retail Marijuana Sales Finally Beat Medical

Retail sales have lagged medical sales since pot shops opened on Jan. 1, fueling concern that projected tax revenues would fall short