Dang it, I’m out of milk! Should be an easy enough problem to solve, right? Just go to the corner store and buy some milk. But there’s a complication. I’m not back home in Portland, OR, where there are convenience stores full of milk within walking distance of most neighborhoods. I’m in this strange little […]

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The Oregon Marijuana Business Conference (OMBC) returns to Eugene with the most important and best event yet. The Oregon cannabis industry and patient community are going through dramatic changes, many reforms are for the better, while others have created difficulties. However, it is clear that the future of the cannabis industry is lucrative and those that […]

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If anyone doubted Alaskans’ entrepreneurial spirit, that myth is being dispelled by the number of Alaskans rushing to get into the commercial marijuana business. The State’s Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office recently released the applications for growing operations, testing facilities and retail stores. In the first few weeks, there have been some 200 applications for […]

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That’s right, goodies loaded with THC, coming to you from Waka himself. Waka Flocka Flame is everyone’s favorite vegan rap artist, and according to a recent interview he gave to TMZ in LAX, he’s looking to get into the edibles business. Yup, now we can all look forward to those blueberry muffins he cooked up […]

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County also rejects a license request for 
pot-infused product manufacturing business Pitkin County commissioners on Wednesday approved one license for the county’s first outdoor grow operation, and denied another for a marijuana-infused product manufacturing enterprise. The Stash marijuana dispensary, which operates an existing cannabis growing operation in the Roaring Fork Valley, is looking to expand […]

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JUNEAU – Juneau officials have approved the city’s first conditional use permit for a marijuana business. The Juneau Empire reports that the Planning Commission approved the permit on Tuesday for June Hall and Paul Disdier to start running Fireweed Factory on their property. The grow operation will be in a building no larger than a […]

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Related Coverage ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – New York’s medical marijuana law went into effect in January, but many patients said they still don’t have access to the medicine. Many patients said they can’t afford the medicine. The market dictates the price, which is only disclosed between the company and the New York State Department… read […]

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Tweet IF CANNABIS BUSINESSES can’t get bank loans, aren’t they totally screwed? NOT NECESSARILY. I actually don’t see pot businesses getting screwed in this particular manner. Even for non-pot startups, small business loans are generally out of reach nowadays. Most entrepreneurs start their ventures with savings, credit cards, and maybe a loan from a friend […]

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Facebook Twitter More shares recommend reddit email The sacred blessing ceremony of Orange County’s first cannabis-friendly Native American church is being held up by Mother Nature. It’s late in the morning of Feb. 24, and Joy Graves squats before a bush on the side of a mini-mall parking lot along Huntington Beach’s heavily trafficked Beach […]

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Pitkin County commissioners on Wednesday denied a local woman’s application to open a kitchen at the Aspen Business Center that would have manufactured marijuana-infused edibles. “The (marijuana) legalization train left the station at a good clip, and I’m not sure our communities have caught up,” said Commissioner Rachel Richards. “The messaging is this isn’t a […]

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