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By | June 30, 2015

Recreational Marijuana set to go Online in Oregon, Brings Up Employee Rights Questions

On July 1, 2015, Oregon will become the fourth state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. With both medical and recreational marijuana legalization becoming more sociably acceptable, the question arrises, what does recreational marijuana mean for my employment?...

By | June 24, 2015

Medical Marijuana’s Research Conundrum – Karl Keich Interview

Following the White House’s recent move to make researching medical marijuana more accessible, KIRO News interviews Canna Consulting Group’s Director Karl Keich about medical marijuana’s research conundrum, the medical benefits he has seen in patients, and the current barriers...

By | June 22, 2015

White House Clears Path for Medical Marijuana Research

The White House clears a path for medical marijuana research, as a long-standing bureaucratic obstacle to privately-funded medical marijuana research has just been removed, effective immediately. Until today if you wanted to conduct marijuana research, you’d need to do...

By | June 16, 2015

Study finds Legalized Marijuana doesn’t Increase Teen Drug Use

A new study published Tuesday by Columbia University researchers in the The Lancet Psychiatry journal examined marijuana use among more than a million teenagers over 24 years. The study finds Legalized marijuana doesn’t increase teen drug use The researchers...

By | May 19, 2015

Increase in Contaminates cause Marijuana Crop Quarantine

An increase in contaminates, such as molds, mildews, and pesticides, have caused a marijuana crop quarantine for several cultivators in the Denver area. Six commercial operators were recently ordered to quarantine hundreds of cannabis plants due to a potential...

By | April 29, 2015

What does SB 5052 Mean for Marijuana Businesses in Washington State

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee signed Senate Bill 5052 on Friday, effectively merging the states successful yet unregulated medical marijuana market with the new and heavily taxed recreational industry. “I am committed to ensuring a system that serves patients...

By | April 8, 2015

Steel Warehouses could be the Key to Marijuana Shortages

Just after one of year being on line, Colorado’s retail marijuana industry has been thriving. With initial sales higher than many expected over the first year, a lingering problem has become more prevalent. The need for increased space to...

By | April 2, 2015

Cannabis is going Green and Greenhouses are the Future

Having attended a numerous cannabis conferences and severed on number of speaker panels throughout the United States over the last year, our cannabis consultant have been seeing a new movement in the industry. Cannabis is going green. As many...

By | March 30, 2015

Arizonans for Responsible Legalization Submit Initiative for Legal Recreational Marijuana

Arizonans for Responsible Legalization filed its organization documents Friday. The group plans a signature-gathering effort to get a marijuana legalization measure on the 2016 ballot. Arizonans for Responsible Legalization, said it would not offer details of its plan until...

By | March 22, 2015

‘Bud & Breakfasts’ Newest Trend in Marijuana Retail Industries

Bud & Breakfasts are amongst the newest trends popping up in Washington and Colorado, as retail marijuana tourism continues to grow. While cannabis tourism is a definite draw for vacationers heading to Washington or Colorado, current laws prohibit public...