California is trying to educate people about marijuana before recreational sales start

Months before California allows the sale of marijuana for recreational use, the state has launched an education campaign about the drug, including highlighting the potential harms of cannabis for minors and pregnant… Read More

Trump Extends Cannabis Protections ‘Til December As Plans For Study, States Remain Hazy

In his temporary budget-dealing with Democrats, President Trump has agreed to continue a ban on using federal funds to interfere in states’ legal cannabis practices, but as 2018 nears, a government stance is largely still up… Read More

L.A. presses forward with proposed rules for marijuana businesses despite industry concerns

sell, process and distribute marijuana Monday, the next step toward giving cannabis the stamp of local legitimacy. But industry groups said that recent changes to the proposed rules would force existing marijuana… Read More

S.F.’s Cannabis Department Gets a Director

On Aug. 28, longtime City Hall aide Nicole Elliott was appointed to head the newly established department, which was formalized by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on July 25. Elliott is now… Read More

Hawaii says it’s the first state to go cashless for pot sales

Hawaii is cutting out cash from pot sales, making it the first state in the country to switch to a cashless system. Hawaii said Tuesday that it aims to be the first state to… Read More

Cannabis Jobs Count: Legal Marijuana Supports 149,304 AmericansHow many jobs are supported by legal cannabis? This year, we found that legal cannabis supports 149,304 Americans. Because of the Schedule I status of… Read More

You can buy legal marijuana in four months. But is California ready to sell it?

With four months left until full legalization, the apparatus to regulate commercial cannabis sales in California is being built on the fly. Up to 82 people must be hired. Software must be… Read More

Is Cannabis the World’s Biggest Cash Crop?

When you think of the biggest crops in the world, what do you think of? Probably corn, wheat and soybeans. And while those are some of the most popular crops in the… Read More

Responsible Cannabis Vendor Training Program, Launches California Expansion

ANAHEIM, CALIF. —(August 25, 2017) — Cannabis Trainers, the company behind the first responsible cannabis vendor training program approved by state regulators anywhere in the world, has announced its expansion into the promising… Read More

How to get a job in the marijuana industry

For anyone curious about working in the world of weed, a new resource makes job-hunting easier. A recruiting agency for legal cannabis firms has launched a website that aims to serve as… Read More