Tracking Cannabis Taxes: Phoenix, Arizona – This Week in News

The Phoenix, Arizona City Council voted down a measure to increase the dispensary and cultivation yearly cannabis taxes. The proposed bill suggested a 17% tax on State Licensed Arizona dispensaries and cultivators. Cannabis taxes this high could have caused Phoenix dispensaries to go out of business. The concern for local dispensary owners was that a […]


Alaska Uses METRC for Track and Trace Software

About Track and Trace Software METRC As described on METRC’s website: ” Metrc® is a regulatory compliance management solution used as a tool by government regulatory bodies for the oversight and compliance management of recreational and medical marijuana programs. Metrc is an online soft-ware reporting system for use by legally state licensed producers, processors, wholesalers, […]

Alaska Marijuana board revisiting on-site consumption in July

The Alaska Marijuana Control Board will discuss three different options for on-site marijuana consumption proposed by board members at its next meeting. The Source: Marijuana board to revisit on-site consumption in July – Newstalk 750 – 103.7 KFQD reports 3 current proposals for allowing on-site consumption: Jones’ proposal is it is legal only to try marijuana […]

What will Adult Use Marijuana Do to the Medical Marijuana Market?

Legal weed in North America is expected to reach $22.6 billion in revenue in 2021. But many won’t be spending their money on marijuana the way they do today. Recreational cannabis spending is expected to outpace medical marijuana sales for the first time in 2019, according to a comprehensive new report from Arcview Market Research. While recreational […]

Delivery or No Delivery?

Image Source: Oregon rolls out marijuana delivery industry FOX25   Lets not pretend marijuana delivery is about stoners being lazy. The modern American consumer demands door to door delivery and instant service with as little effort as possible. This is evident with the booming services of Uber, Ubereats, Doordash, Amazon Prime and the likes. Marijuana delivery […]

Unalaska, Alaska set to ban commercial marijuana sales

Today, I learned of place called Unalaska, Alaska, unfortunately it wasn’t for good reason. By a narrow 4-3 vote and with the mayor breaking the tie, the Unalaska City Council last week took its first step towards banning local sales and commercial growing, testing, and manufacturing of marijuana products. Opt out is a cop-out on the voters,” […]

Alaska to Become the First State With Legal Cannabis Cafés – Leafly

Before long, consumption in Alaska could look a lot more like the coffeeshops of Amsterdam Businesses allowing onsite consumption could become part of the state’s cannabis culture as soon as this summer. One important distinction is that the proposal as it currently stands will allow only cannabis-infused edibles to be consumed on site. The Alaska […]