It's time to look ahead and see what's in store for the cannabis industry in 2017.
Retail sales have lagged medical sales since pot shops opened on Jan. 1, fueling concern that projected tax revenues would fall short
“Marijuana has many useful uses,” he says. “I have fibromyalgia pain in this arm, and the only thing that offers any relief is marijuana. They’re talking about kids who have grand mal seizures, and they’ve discovered that marijuana eases that down to where these children can have a life. That right there, to me, says, ‘Legalize it across the board!’” - Morgan Freeman
Over $1 billion has been raised in the cannabis industry in 2016, according to Viridian Capital Advisors.
A groundbreaking clinical trial may provide some answers to medical marijuana as a seizure treatment
Governor Chris Christie recently stated on radio that he would not let America legalize marijuana if he is elected president in 2016. Christie stated he would “crack down” on the pro-marijuana states.
In 2017, expect the momentum to grow with further mainstreaming of cannabis and the cementing of the industry.
CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta is back with more revelations about medical marijuana with his latest documentary, “Weed 3: The Marijuana Revolution.”
Cigarettes are out. Joints are in.
By: Lucy Berry, Alabama Media Group