Start A Cannabis Business

People interested in exploring business opportunities in Maine’s emerging cannabis industry are encouraged to attend the third annual Maine Cannabis Convention set for Saturday and Sunday at the Portland Sports Complex. As Maine becomes the eighth state to legalize recreational marijuana, the Maine Cannabis Convention will explore how laws will be shaped, what business opportunities […]

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Many firmly believe the notion that cannabis and legal marijuana is quickly becoming one of the market’s fastest-growing industries. According to the latest report from Marijuana Business Daily entitled “Marijuana Business Factbook 2017,” U.S. legal weed sales are expected to grow by approximately 30% in 2017, 45% the following year, and explode higher by roughly […]

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Economists hired by the state government estimate that California farms produce about 13.5 million pounds of marijuana each year, while state residents annually consume about 2.5 million pounds. That leaves 11 million pounds of pot that likely flows out of California illegally, according to the economic report commissioned by the California Department of Food and […]

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No purses or briefcases allowed. Only transparent trash bags can be used. Randomized routes and delivery times demanded for the product, moved in unmarked vehicles. Constant surveillance expected. Piecing together a medical marijuana program in a conservative Southern state like Louisiana involves reams of regulations, tightly-controlled growing operations and a slow selection process for the […]

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No purses or briefcases allowed. Only transparent trash bags can be used. Randomized routes and delivery times demanded for the product, moved in unmarked vehicles. Constant surveillance expected. Piecing together a medical marijuana program in a conservative Southern state like Louisiana involves reams of regulations, tightly-controlled growing operations and a slow selection process for the […]

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OTTAWA — Canada is set to become the first advanced industrialized ­nation to legalize and regulate marijuana from production to consumption by next July, but increasingly, Canadians are wondering: What’s the hurry? The government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pressing ahead with legislation to legalize cannabis, a move that a majority of the Canadian […]

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OTTAWA — Canada is set to become the first advanced industrialized ­nation to legalize and regulate marijuana from production to consumption by next July, but increasingly, Canadians are wondering: What’s the hurry? The government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pressing ahead with legislation to legalize cannabis, a move that a majority of the Canadian […]

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Alison Bosma abosma@wickedlocal.com @AlisonBosma BOSTON – For civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton, cannabis legalization lands squarely under his purview. “I will never tell you how to grow marijuana, I don’t know how to do that,” Sharpton told an audience in Boston Thursday. “But I know how to agitate.” Sharpton’s remarks came during the […]

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