To Grow or Not to Grow? Where to start.

Getting seeds or cuttings to start your cannabis business may sound easy, but it can be more complicated than expected. This could be true due to rule, or simply due to timing, facility needs, environment, ect. can Of course, the harder part is the next chapter, where we address what the “master grower” needs to do to […]

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 […]

Maine will delay social cannabis clubs until 2023

While rule making for implementation of adult use marijuana in Maine is finally moving forward, Gov. Paul LePage has agreed to delay social consumption until 2023. The move is intended to shore up political support for implementing recreational marijuana rules, but advocates say it ignores the will of Maine voters. According to the source: Legalization […]

Lawmakers consider delaying marijuana ‘social clubs’ in Maine

No other state is licensing businesses where people can buy and consume recreational cannabis products, a fact that legalization advocates say merely forces the clubs underground. The legalization referendum narrowly endorsed by Maine voters in November includes references throughout the ballot initiative to “social clubs” where adults age 21 and over buy and consume recreational marijuana on […]

Marijuana ‘Gifts’ Legal in Maine as State Works Out Licensing Rules

By The Associated Press, Associated Press A Biddeford business owner hoping to start selling pot next year is giving his products away for free for now. The Portland Press Herald reports that Jack Sargent of the Biddeford-based Cannabis Shack is accepting donations for shipping and handling while waiting for the state to issue retail licenses. […]

Maine Town Blocks Marijuana Sales before Regulators Adopt Rules

Since voters approved recreational marijuana use and sales in November, some towns, including the town of Sullivan, Maine have closed the door on marijuana sales. Some local residents are voting to prohibit retail sales and social marijuana clubs. Local ordinances in Marijuana States are common, although more cities and towns have opted “in” later than those […]

Maine prepares for recreational marijuana rule making

In Maine, The Legislature’s Committee on Marijuana Legalization Implementation begins the long process of crafting a structure for the marketplace. While recreational marijuana became legal for Mainers age 21 and older on Jan. 30, retail sales of cannabis products are still at least a year away, so state agencies have time to craft rules for licensing, […]

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 […]