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 […]

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MA – METRC set up and training

News from Adilas.biz: Adilas Is Pleased to Announce API Integration with Massachusetts’ Metrc Tracking System. Massachusetts has elected Metrc as their state wide Cannabis Tracking System, and Adilas has made connecting to the new Metrc system easy with our API Integration Tools. If you haven’t yet procured an API key from Metrc, this is how […]

Lack of Cannabis Testing Applications delay Recreational Marijuana Sales in Massachusetts

According to an article from WBUR News: No recreational cannabis testing laboratories have received regulators’ permission to open….So far, the commission has not received any completed license applications from independent testing labs, though one lab has begun its application. Source: You Won’t Be Able To Buy Legal Recreational Marijuana On July 1   Testing is a […]

METRC offering first “Road Show Training” in Massachusetts – Register Now

Prepare for Track and Trace requirements for your Mass. Cannabis Business. METRC has announced their schedule for their first “road show” in Massachusetts. This 2 hour presentation will give you an introduction to METRC and the states intentions for track and trace.   Adilas420 has a list of questions that we will get answered hopefully […]

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Massachusetts 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, […]

Medical marijuana patients worried about shortages when legal recreational sales begin

Massachusetts is likely to face a shortage of marijuana once legal sales begin. Medical marijuana patients want to make sure their supply of medicine is protected. According to a Masslive article this week : Medical marijuana patients worried about shortages when legal recreational sales begin   Massachusetts currently has 22 registered dispensaries selling medical marijuana […]

Massachusetts gov signs bill making changes to marijuana law

The Republican spoke after signing a compromise bill approved by lawmakers last week that raises taxes on retail pot, establishes stringent requirements for the packaging and labeling of marijuana products, and spells out procedures cities and towns must follow if they wish to ban or restrict pot shops from opening in their communities. Read the […]

Voters want to dictate tax rates in Massachusetts legislation for marijuana

A bill that would change the voter-approved law is expected by the end of the month. The law established a 3.75 percent tax rate on marijuana sales, on top of the state’s 6.25 percent sales tax. Cities or towns have the ability to add their own 2 percent tax as well. Source: Marijuana Activists Say […]

 Massachusetts allows for home growing of marijuana.

Home growing is becoming a big business in Massachusetts. At NECANN vendors were selling light kits, grow tents, soil and cultivation kits which can run from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars. In Massachusetts, it’s still illegal to sell marijuana without a license. The law sets the limit on how many plants you […]

Mass. town banns marijuana shops

Voters in Westwood (MA) have decided resoundingly to prohibit recreational marijuana businesses in the town, joining a growing number of communities that have outlawed the legal operations within their town borders. Source: Westwood joins growing number in banning marijuana shops – The Boston Globe