October, 2017


Michigan township sets up medical marijuana industrial park for growing, producing, testing

Windsor Township, Michigan plans to build a 130-acre medical marijuana industrial park that will create jobs, and bring in new tax dollars. READ MORE HERE

S03E28: She lobbies for policy change and education about hemp and marijuana

Featured guest: Samantha Walsh, CEO and co-founder of Tetra Public Affairs, a cannabis consulting firm. Talking about hemp education, CBD and marijuana industry matters. READ MORE HERE

Congressional members to VA chief: Allow veteran-focused marijuana research

The letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is the latest effort by some lawmakers and veterans groups to encourage cannabis research to proceed READ MORE HERE

How to safely try cannabutter or cannabis oil when you don't know its THC potency

Marijuana edibles experts share tips on trying a batch of cannabutter or cannabis oil when you don’t know the THC content and don’t want to overdo it. READ MORE HERE

How does cannabis affect us? $5.5M study to look at twins living in two states

A sweeping $5.5 million study of pot use among Colorado and Minnesota twins, both identical and fraternal, will try to answer why some people are more vulnerable to the negative impacts of legal marijuana. READ MORE HERE

Nevada marijuana sales eclipse $33 million for August 2017

Nevada marijuana shops sold more than $33 million in recreational cannabis products in August 2017, the state’s second month of adult-use sales, according to The Cannabist’s calculations on tax data provided by a state official during a visit to Colorado last week. READ MORE HERE

California cannabis growers are assessing the damages. After the shock, resignation.

For California marijuana growers, the fires have compounded existing problems with the 2018 start of adult-use cannabis sales because of a regulatory mess. READ MORE HERE

Peru's conservative leadership legalizes medical marijuana

Legislation for Peru medical marijuana legalization passed on a 67-5 vote by the nation’s conservative congress. Peru joins Chile, Colombia and Uruguay with legalized medical cannabis. READ MORE HERE

Feds now say they shouldn't have spent tax dollars to prosecute Washington medical marijuana growers

Federal prosecutors acknowledged that they shouldn’t have spent money on the trial or appeals of the so-called Kettle Falls Five in Washington state. READ MORE HERE

Recreational sales could start this weekend in another big Nevada city

Henderson, Nevada, near Las Vegas has approved the sale of recreational marijuana nearly four months after sales began across the state. READ MORE HERE