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Tag Archives: Marijuana Blog

By | November 5, 2014

Midterm Elections Prove that Marijuana is Mainstream

Now that the midterm elections now over and the smoke has cleared, it is becoming increasingly apparent that marijuana is mainstream. While many parts of the U.S. voted more Republican this year, three out of the four states with...

By | October 31, 2014

Breathalyzer Developed for Cannabis

With cannabis legal in two states and more states to follow, there is growing concern that increased access will lead to increased instances of driving while impaired. Cannabix Technologies Inc. recently developed a the world’s first cannabis breathalyzer. The...

By | October 29, 2014

Seattle Church Sues to Close Neighboring Marijuana Shop

Mount Calvary Christian Center is suing Seattle’s second retail marijuana store Uncle Ike’s Pot Shop after being opened less than a month. The Seattle church says they should be considered a recreation center or facility, and that Uncle Ike’s...

By | October 28, 2014

City of Seatte’s Letter to Major Marijuana Operations Getting National Attention

Last week, the city of Seattle wrote a letter to 330 major medical marijuana operations outlining the City’s compliancy expectations. The letter drew concern from many Seattle medical marijuana businesses and patients. While Seattle Officials point to Washington and...

By | October 24, 2014

CCG Director Talks to Seattle Media about Medical Marijuana

Director of CCG Karl Keich was recently interviewed by King 5 News in Seattle about the City of Seattle’s “warning letters” which were sent to all “major” medical marijuana operations. Karl is also the owner of Seattle Medical Marijuana...

By | October 16, 2014

Marijuana Business Conferences Receiving Increased Turnout

Interest in both retail and medical marijuana has increased ten-fold over the last two years. While this is not surprising with the recent shift in public opinion to pro-cannabis, mostly due to the anticipated tax revenue, it’s entrepreneurs who...

By | October 11, 2014

Director of Canna Consulting Group Featured on PBS News Special

Our Director Karl Keich, was recently featured in a PBS news article about the state of medical marijuana in Washington. Karl is not only the Director of Canna Consulting Group but is also the owner of Seattle Medical Marijuana...

By | October 8, 2014

Washington Retail Marijuana Stores go from Shortages to Surplus

It is no secret that the first few retail marijuana facilities to open in Washington opened with product shortages that left many folks paying upwards of $40 per gram. It appears that these month long shortages have turned into...

By | October 2, 2014

Seattle City Council Extends Medical Marijuana until July 1, 2015

On September 2, 2014 Seattle City Council unanimously approved legislation to extend legal medical marijuana production, processing, and access points operating within the Seattle city limits. There are limitations though. First, the extension only applies to medical marijuana facilities...

By | September 28, 2014

Study Predicts $3B in Taxes for U.S. if Cannibis Nationally Legalized

Taxes have been a primary motive for legislators to consider the legalization of retail marijuana sales. With Colorado collecting $2.5 million in cannabis-related excise taxes during the first two months of sales and $30 million in sales, the apparent...