AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) In a story Sept. 13 on whether workers’ compensation should cover medical marijuana, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of a compensation insurance trade group. It is the National Council on Compensation Insurance, not the National Counsel for Compensation Insurance. A corrected version of the story is below: Insurer says it […]

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LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With the launch of its interactive professional development series, ATMA Technology is giving banks, credit unions and financial institutions the tools and confidence to get on board with the multibillion-dollar legal cannabis industry. “The Complete Cannabis Banking Pro” is a comprehensive exploration of best practices for risk mitigation […]

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LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With the launch of its interactive professional development series, ATMA Technology is giving banks, credit unions and financial institutions the tools and confidence to get on board with the multibillion-dollar legal cannabis industry. “The Complete Cannabis Banking Pro” is a comprehensive exploration of best practices for risk mitigation […]

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The new state agency charged with regulating marijuana in Massachusetts held its first formal meeting Tuesday, kicking off a process its officials hope will result in the first recreational dispensaries opening next July. Attended by several dozen reporters, lobbyists, and activists, the half-hour meeting of the Cannabis Control Commission at a state office building on […]

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The Green Market report wants to be the central media platform for financial reporting in the cannabis industry. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid A new website launched Tuesday aims to be the cannabis industry’s preeminent source for in-depth financial reporting.  The Green Market Report will publish news briefs on all facets of the cannabis business, including banking issues, investment, cultivation and […]

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Nevada is moving forward on consumption lounges after a letter from its legislative council bureau to State Sen. Tick Segerblom last weekend said such businesses would not violate state law. The letter, dated Sept. 10, also claims that one-off events, like festivals and concerts, where the plant is consumed should also be allowed. “It is […]

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