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 […]

Maryland Court Grants Stay in Medical Marijuana Case | Maryland News | US News

Maryland’s highest court on Friday agreed to hear arguments from attorneys who represent finalists for licenses to grow medical marijuana. The attorneys say their clients should be allowed to intervene in a legal case that seeks to block a state commission from awarding any more licenses until a lawsuit is resolved. Read the full story […]

The struggle with Maryland’s marijuana industry continues 

When the General Assembly authorized the state’s medical marijuana program, it instructed the licensure commission to “actively seek to achieve racial, ethnic, and geographic diversity when licensing medical cannabis growers; and encourage applicants who qualify as a minority business enterprise.” Rather than seeking such a study or adopting race-neutral language that could have had a similar effect, […]

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 […]

Maryland Names Top Medical Marijuana Applicants

Medical marijuana is making progress in Maryland, with all the growers and processors being finalized. Read the full story from the Source: Maryland Names Top Medical Marijuana Applicants

Maryland Lawmakers  Decriminalize Paraphernalia while Applicant’s await news on awards for business licenses. 

Medical Marijuana Establishment licenses are currently being reviewed by the Maryland Medical Marijuana Commission. The Commission anticipates medical cannabis could become available to patients in Maryland in the second half of 2016. Awardees will have 1 year to complete all license requirements including a request for final inspection by the commission. Meanwhile this week, Md. Lawmakers Override Veto […]