June 2016

BOSTON – The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol on Thursday accused Walpole Police Chief John Carmichael, Jr., of violating state campaign rules by appearing at anti-marijuana legalization event in full uniform during working hours. The campaign, headed by former Massachusetts assistant attorney general Will Luzier, is seeking to legalize marijuana for recreational use and a […]

Oregon is marking its first year of legal marijuana and with it some milestones: We are buying a lot of pot and the sales are generating millions in tax revenue — but not in the eastern half of the state, where the idea remains particularly unpopular. Other cannabis trends worth noting: Oregon recorded an uptick […]

Tucked into the rolling hills of Alberta’s ranch country, just down the road from the small town of Cremona, lies one of Canada’s biggest medical marijuana operations.   Just over an hour from Calgary, the Aurora Cannabis production facility is set back from the road, and ringed by barbed wire.  Security is tight, inside and out. Marijuana task force to be led […]

With medical marijuana dispensaries opening throughout Clark County, Essence Vegas is hosting Wellness Wednesdays to educate patient card holders about a number of topics. In its biweekly workshop on June 15, chefs were on hand to talk about edible products. “We are always trying to inform and educate people,” said Milton Giron, a manager for […]

This article is sponsored by LivWell Enlightened Health. With 14 dispensaries, a partnership with Snoop Dogg, and over 550 employees, most would argue that Colorado dispensary chain LivWell Enlightened Health embodies “corporate cannabis” – a nebulous concept that both pro- and anti-legalization groups have been wary of for years. LivWell’s development is a symptom of […]

When documentary filmmaker Eric Weinrib set out to follow comedian, actress and self-proclaimed “domestic goddess” Roseanne Barr on her 2012 campaign for president, he figured the whole thing would probably be a goof. So, for that matter, did most people. “I expected it to be a more satirical campaign — after all, she is a comedian,” Weinrib says. “But the […]

ENGLEWOOD, N.J., June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc.,(OTCQB: JMDA) (the “Company” or “Jerrick Media”) a digital media and technology company focused on the development and marketing of branded digital content and e-commerce properties, announced today the launch of Potent, a new marijuana themed vertical. Potent is a platform exploring the marijuana lifestyle and […]

Both antipot groups and marijuana advocates tend to cherry-pick data to support their claims. However, Larry Wolk, chief medical officer for the state department of health, says it’s too early to draw conclusions about the true social and health impacts on Colorado. Marijuana-related hospitalizations have tripled in Colorado since legalization, and emergency room visits have […]

(Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) MedMen, a Los Angeles-based cannabis industry management company, announced on Monday, June 27, that the launch of a $100 million private equity fund to finance “strategic investments in supply-constrained, high barrier to entry markets,” according to a company news release. Chicago investment firm Wicklow Capital is an anchor investor in […]

(Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) MedMen, a Los Angeles-based cannabis industry management company, announced on Monday, June 27, that the launch of a $100 million private equity fund to finance “strategic investments in supply-constrained, high barrier to entry markets,” according to a company news release. Chicago investment firm Wicklow Capital is an anchor investor in […]

(Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) MedMen, a Los Angeles-based cannabis industry management company, announced on Monday, June 27, that the launch of a $100 million private equity fund to finance “strategic investments in supply-constrained, high barrier to entry markets,” according to a company news release. Chicago investment firm Wicklow Capital is an anchor investor in […]

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