GENERAL

Op-Ed: Washington Post: Why Jeff Sessions is going to lose his war against cannabis

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/posteverything/wp/2017/08/01/why-jeff-sessions-is-going-to-lose-his-war-against-cannabis/?utm_term=.8506198b7dbe

On at least one front, however, Sessions’s new war on drugs is likely to fail. In taking on cannabis — particularly the medical uses of cannabis — he is staking out a position that is at odds with powerful interests and an overwhelming majority of Americans from nearly all walks of life. This tide is too strong to swim against.

Op-Ed USA Today Marijuana’s legalization fuels black market in other states

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2017/07/31/marijuana-black-market/507417001/

Others may argue that states not legalizing are fueling their own blackmarket.

 

Profile: This 59 Year old mother of 2 is making millions selling legal marijuana gummies

http://www.businessinsider.com/wana-brands-nancy-whiteman-colorado-legal-marijuana-industry-edibles-entrepreneur-2017-7

Nancy Whiteman’s marijuana confectionary company makes millions of dollars a year, but she considers herself an “accidental cannabis entrepreneur.”

That’s how she felt in 2010 when starting Wana Brands (shortened from marijuana), now Colorado’s leading company for cannabis-infused confectionary products.

 

Cannabis Business Executive Convention January 10th – 12th, 2018 Washington, D.C.

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ALASKA

Alaska Cannabis Tax Revenues Reach New High

CALIFORNIA

CITY OF OAKLAND

Oakland Gives Marijuana Convicts First Chance To Open Legal Weed Businesses

Oakland Gives Marijuana Convicts First Chance To Open Legal Weed Businesses

Under a new proposal, Oakland will give marijuana convicts the first chance to open legal weed businesses. Advocates say the plan is an attempt to make up for older, more punitive anti-weed laws.

FLORIDA

Florida adds 10,000 medical marijuana patients since early June

 

NEW YORK

New York’s next medical marijuana licensees leap into embattled market

SOUTH DAKOTA

Typo Could Derail Legalization Effort in South Dakota