Only Universities Can Test Ohio's Medical Marijuana For First Year
Mar 24, 2017 10:24am
Only Universities Can Test Ohio’s Medical Marijuana For First Year

In Ohio, public universities have to test medical marijuana during the first year of the state’s program. Private laboratories are not allowed to do the testing. The law creates a practical problem. Universities do not necessarily want to risk losing federal funding for testing medical marijuana, which remains illegal under federal law.


House approves bill to block Nashville, Memphis marijuana laws
Mar 24, 2017 09:55am
House Approves Bill to Block Nashville, Memphis Marijuana Laws

The House of Representatives approved a bill on Thursday that would nullify the partial marijuana decriminalization laws approved in Nashville and Memphis last year.


Senator Wants California Legislature to Urge Trump to Reschedule Marijuana
Mar 23, 2017 06:25pm
Senator Wants California Legislature to Urge Trump to Reschedule Marijuana

On March 21, 2017, California Sen. Jeff Stone, R-Temecula, presented a resolution to the Senate Standing Committee on Public Safety that would have the California State Legislature urge the United States Congress to pass legislation to reschedule marijuana and have President Donald Trump sign it.


Vodis Pharma
Mar 23, 2017 04:10pm
Vodis Pharmaceuticals Inc. Announces Construction Underway on Bellingham Cannabis Facility Expansion

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Vodis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CSE: VP / FSE: 1JV1) (“Vodis” or the “Company”) announces today they have received municipal building permits to complete construction to the full 10,000 square foot of production canopy space of their Bellingham facility tenanted to Tier 2 cannabis licensee, Our Church International LLC (“OCI”)

-Weed Wire

World of Cannabis Interview: Tetra Bio Pharma
Mar 23, 2017 04:00pm
World of Cannabis Interview: Tetra Bio Pharma

In this World of Cannabis interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of Marijuana Industry News, interview Ryan Brown, Co-founder of Tetra Bio Pharma.


Nation's Capital Now Fielding Letters of Intent for Sixth Dispensary
Mar 23, 2017 03:35pm
Nation’s Capital Now Fielding Letters of Intent for Sixth Dispensary

On March 17, 2017, Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser signed Bill 220138, increasing the medical marijuana dispensary cap from five to six and greenlighting an application period for a sixth dispensary to be located in Ward 7 or Ward 8.


Florida Lawmakers: Medical Marijuana Bill Two Weeks Away
Mar 23, 2017 03:20pm
Florida Lawmakers: Medical Marijuana Bill Two Weeks Away

The Florida Senate is approximately two weeks away from passing a bill that would regulate its newly minted medical marijuana program.

-William Sumner

Cannabis Benchmarks
Mar 23, 2017 03:02pm
Cannabis Benchmarks® and Guardian Data Systems Partner To Provide Cannabis Businesses Real-Time Pricing and Transaction Data for Better Inventory Management

STAMFORD, Conn., March 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Cannabis Benchmarks®, a division of New Leaf Data Services, LLC, and Guardian Data Systems, a leading ERP and POS solution provider, have announced a partnership to bring real-time transaction and cost data to cannabis businesses.

-Weed Wire

Mar 23, 2017 02:37pm
DC’s Medical Marijuana Dispensary Emergency Amendment Act 2017

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act Of 2017, signed by Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on March 17, 2017.

-Research Library

New Federalism Fund
Mar 23, 2017 01:06pm
Business Leaders Form New Group to Support State-Based Cannabis Trade

DENVER, March 23, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A coalition of companies related to the legal cannabis industry have announced the formation of the New Federalism Fund (NFF), an effort dedicated to working with Congress and the administration to protect current state-based regulatory systems for the legal cannabis industry.

-Weed Wire