California won’t be ready to regulate marijuana businesses next year, lawmaker says

Californians legalized recreational marijuana in November, and the state is expected to begin distributing licenses to businesses by January 1, 2018. But least one state senator, who represents California’s marijuana-rich northern counties,… Read More

State Writing New Pot Regulations

“…cultivation, public health, manufacturing, distribution, transportation, testing, and the like” by JOHN HOWARD posted 01.24.2017 Twitter FacebookEmail California authorities are crafting new rules governing both medical and recreational marijuana, and they hope to present them to the public… Read More

North Americans Spent $53.3 Billion On Marijuana Last Year, Most Of It Illegally

A new report estimates consumers spent $53.3 billion on cannabis in North America last year. The first-of-its-kind analysis, compiled by ArcView Market Research, spans legal, medical and illegal marijuana markets across both… Read More

2017-2018 Budget References to Cannabis

Department of Public Health/ Program Descriptions (html): ProgramDescriptions/4265/0 Health and Human Services/4265 Department of Public Health (pdf): http://www.ebudget.ca.gov/2017-18/pdf/GovernorsBudget/4000/4265.pdf Business, Consumer Services, Housing: Agency/1000 Business, Consumer Services, Housing: http://www.ebudget.ca.gov/2017-18/pdf/GovernorsBudget/1000.pdf Department of Consumer Affairs/… Read More

Hemp, Inc. on What’s Next in 2017 for the Industrial Hemp Industry

January 04, 2017 01:00 ET, SOURCE: Hemp, Inc. SPRING HOPE, NC–(Marketwired – Jan 4, 2017) – As festive gatherings and yuletide celebrations come to an end, Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP) executives are looking forward to… Read More