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Tag Archives: Cannabis Blog

By | April 22, 2014

Rebranding Marijuana from Pot Culture to Cannabis Industry

With legalized retail marijuana expected to hit the market in Washington this coming summer and an already fruitful market in Colorado, marijuana’s image is changing. Less than a decade ago, many people saw marijuana as pot culture and not...

By | March 26, 2014

Oregon Moves to Ban Sweet Edibles from Dispensaries

Last week the Oregon Health Authority released its draft rules for medical marijuana dispensaries, and the rules ban the sale of sweet and sugary edibles. Edibles overall have frequently come under fire from lawmakers in medical marijuana states. In...

By | March 9, 2014

Senate Bill 5887 Passes, Major Adjustments to Medical Marijuana coming to WA

The changes under the bill sponsored by Sen. Ann Rivers, R-La Center, include reducing the amount of marijuana and the number of plants patients can possess, doing away with collective gardens and establishing a patient registry. Rivers called the...

By | March 7, 2014

Washington Issues First Processer and Producer Licenses

Washington State issued its first marijuana production and marijuana processing licenses earlier this week. Only one of each were issued, and both were issued to the same applicant. Sean Green, chief executive of Kouchlock Productions. While Green is getting...

By | February 26, 2014

What You Need to Know about Washington State House Bill 2149

Recreational cannabis is changing how Washington State intends to regulate medical marijuana. While many people currently being helped under the medical dispensary model are fighting the changes they see coming to the system currently in place, many believe the...

By | February 20, 2014

State to Further Limit Marijuana Production and Licenses

The Washington State Liquor Control Board announced yesterday that the State would limit qualified applicants to one growing license, a significant reduction from three licenses per cannabis business applicant originally designated. With 2,858 applications for marijuana growing alone, 900...

By | February 13, 2014

SMMA’s CannaBus™ Attends Seattle Seahawks’ Super Bowl Victory Parade

Seattle Medical Marijuana Association had the opportunity to support the Seahawks during their Super Bowl Victory Parade in Seattle last week. Lots of fans stopped by to take photos with SMMA’s Cannabus. Just another way Canna Consulting Group is...

By | January 24, 2014

NFL to Consider Allowing Medical Marijuana

The perceptions that have surrounded marijuana for the last few decades are starting to erode and even the NFL is looking into the medicinal properties of marijuana. Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday the NFL would consider allowing athletes to...

By | January 3, 2014

Demand for Cannabis is High as Retail Marijuana goes Online in Colorado

If three-hour lines and snow don’t discourage patrons from seeking this year’s most notable product, there isn’t much that will. And no, these lines aren’t for Black Friday sales, they are for the first legal sales of retail cannabis....

By | December 27, 2013

How Much Do We Really Know About Marijuana?

During marijuana prohibition, it has been largely believed that the scientific community actually knows very little about the plant and the effects of its various compounds. That is changing more rapidly than you probably know. According to a recent...