No you will not be able to buy Marijuana in a Microsoft store. Microsoft Health and Human Services Pod for Managed Service Providers is this new thing that provides computers and service for the governments to track legalized marijuana sales. This is the first attempt of a major corporation to join the legal marijuana business. […]
Cincinnati’s WLWT5 reports that the Ohio board clears cannabis, hemp legalization proposal. Grassroots Ohio’s proposal would give adults the right to have, process, transport, use, share and grow cannabis for medicinal purposes. It also allows non-medicinal cannabis products to be used in commerce.
The economist has an article concerning the next step that should be taken, now that the question of legalizing yes or no Cannabis is clearly favoring yes. Like any other mainstream industry it will be crucial to get the policy right.
CBS News has an article concerning the increasing transition of law enforcement personnel to key positions in the medical marijuana industry in several states including Illinois, Washington and Colorado.
Congratulations Illinois on your first day of treating patients with medical marijuana! It was reported by the Chicago Tribune that some patients were turned away, but it appears to be just technicalities and those patients can come back once they are fully registered. Regardless of the small issue with a few patients, this is one […]
The website SF weekly reported that a federal judge ruled that recent actions in Congress bar the Justice Department from interfering with a state-legal marijuana enterprise — a stunning rebuke for federal drug cops, and a game-changing victory for legal weed.
Oregon Retailers of Cannabis Association reported Oregon’s first week of legal recreational marijuana sales brought in $11M. According to Associated Press, the State’s existing medical marijuana infrastructure, as well as their plentiful supply contritubed to the strong early sales. Image credit: Snow Brains Behold, Californians.
The Time website indicates that today 1st of October mark the first day Oregonians can legally purchase recreational cannabis. As pointed out in the article, although the use of cannabis was legalized in that state earlier this year, the purchase was not legalized yet.
CRA (Canada Revenue Agency) published there list of eligible medical expenses here. Among this list of tax deductable items like artificial eye or lim, bone narrow transplant, cancer treatment, we can now find medical marijuana or marijuana seeds. “The amount paid to Health Canada or a designated producer for a person authorized to possess or […]
Yahoo finance has a post concerning a possible solution to the banking issues that companies in the cannabis industry are facing. The solution would come from the California Board of Equalization serving as kind of a bank for the legal marijuana sector. The inherent lake of paper trail of the cannabis businesses makes it complicated […]