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 […]

Four New York medical marijuana companies sue the state from licensing more cannabis businesses

Four New York medical marijuana companies want to block the state from licensing more cannabis firms. The lawsuit, first reported Friday by the Times Union in Albany, was filed by the New York Medical Cannabis Industry Association in state Supreme Court in Albany on behalf of Vireo Health of New York, PharmaCannis, Etain and Bloomfield Industries. Columbia Care did […]

Medical marijuana available for chronic pain next week in New York.

Chronic pain sufferers will now be able to get medical marijuana prescribed to them in New York. Source: Medical marijuana for chronic pain starts next week After announcing in December it planned to add chronic pain to its list of eligible conditions, the state Health Department on Thursday said medical marijuana for the ailment will be available […]

NY seeks updated medical marijuana company applications by March 1, 2017 as they consider doubling the dispensary count to 40 stores.

Currently, five “registered organizations” grow and produce non-smokeable marijuana products for sale at 20 dispensaries statewide. Should five more companies enter the program under the same rules, the number of dispensaries would eventually double to 40. The state Department of Health has asked five companies that previously sought medical marijuana licenses to submit updated application […]

Medical Marijuana policy expands in New York

New York is loosening restrictions in its nearly year-old medical marijuana law but, to the dismay of some cannabis advocates, there is no sign the state is in any hurry to join eight other states in embracing full legalization. […] Gov. Andrew Cuomo remains a skeptic of outright recreational use and legalization faces challenges in […]

About BioTrack THC

BioTrack THC is used as both a State Seed to Sale Software and a Cannabis Seed to Sale Software. Image Source: A Winner Emerges to Track Puerto Rico’s Bud | The Marijuana Times BioTrack has continued to win state contracts for the state mandated Seed to Sale Software. Most recently, they won the high score for […]

Rochester’s medical marijuana dispensary, Columbia Care, opens at Eastman Business Park

Regardless of discussion of recreational or adult use marijuana coming soon, it is a relief to see companies like Columbia Care staying focused on the availability and research of medical marijuana. Columbia Care now has multiple locations in New York, Massachusetts, Arizona and Washington DC. Nick Vita, the CEO of Columbia Care was interviewed last week regarding […]

New York: Medical marijuana program launch remains unclear – NY Daily News

Medical marijuana is growing in New York but it remains unclear just when patients will be able to obtain the drug. State health officials insist the program is on track to open in January — the timeframe stipulated in the 2014 legislation that legalized medical marijuana in New York. Five companies were chosen last summer […]