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Tag Archives: Retail Cannabis

By | May 28, 2014

Nevada Group Petitioning for Retail Cannabis Bill

A Nevada cannabis advocate group has launched a petition that would put a vote for legalized cannabis on the Nevada State ballot in 2016. The move comes after the success of the Colorado model and is led by state...

By | May 19, 2014

Local Bans Hurting Upstart Cannabis Businesses

Retail cannabis is still a new idea to many people. While two states have voted to legalize retail sales and public opinion of the plant has gone up in the last couple of decades, there are still many people...

By | April 29, 2014

Washington Moves to Ban Online and Delivery Sales of Marijuana

Proposed rule changes presented to the board Wednesday that are likely to be approved at a future meeting say retailers can’t sell over the Internet and can’t deliver to customers. Buyers will have to come to the store in...

By | April 23, 2014

Washington’s Retail Marijuana License Lottery Starts May 2

Over a year and a half after Washington State citizens voted to legalize the retail sales of marijuana, the Washington State Liqueur Control Board will be ready to randomly draw the names of Washington States first marijuana retailers. Starting...

By | April 16, 2014

United States Attorney General Eric Holder ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About CO, WA Cannabis Programs

The nation’s top law enforcement official, United States Attorney General Eric Holder, said that he is ‘cautiously optimistic’ about the retail cannabis roll-outs in Colorado and Washington in a recent interview with Huffington Post. Holder continued, “but as I...

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 12, 2014

Colorado Earns $2 Million in Tax Revenue in First Month of Retail Sales

After the financials came in for the first month of legal retail sales of recreational marijuana in Colorado, the state enjoyed a tax revenue of over $2 million. The cannabis taxes come from a 12.9 percent sales tax and a...

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 | 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....