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.
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.
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.
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.
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.