The History of Appropriations

Posted on: September 17th, 2018 by admin No Comments

by Michelle Rutter, Government Relations Manager Congress doesn’t spend much of their time on passing legislation, but one exception is how much time they spend on the nation’s annual spending bills.

VIDEO: Member Spotlight with Canndescent

Posted on: June 17th, 2018 by admin No Comments

In this month’s member spotlight, we visited with CEO Adrian Sedlin at his cultivation and processing facility in Desert Hot Springs, California. His company Canndescent has been acclaimed for its unique, modern packaging designs.

Member Blog: The Cannabis Industry Requires New Security Thinking

Posted on: June 17th, 2018 by admin No Comments

by Tom Dillon, S2 Security Corporation The legal medical and adult-use cannabis market has grown to an estimated size of 7.1 billion dollars. With this growth comes an array of new opportunities and challenges for cultivation centers and dispensaries. These entities are looking for solutions to ensure they meet regulatory requirements, secure their facilities and..

Member Blog: Cannabis Branding Faces Uncertain Future

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by Mark Lusky, Lightning Labels When it comes to cannabis labels and cannabis packaging, and for that matter everything branding-related, the marijuana industry is a many-splendored riddle. On one hand, the industry’s avant-garde nature and offerings lend themselves to eclectic and eccentric designs. On the other hand, a demand-heavy marketplace, lack of branding sophistication, and…

State House OKs new medical marijuana bills – Traverse City Record Eagle

Posted on: May 3rd, 2012 by admin No Comments

LANSING (AP) — The Michigan House on Thursday passed a package of bills aimed at clarifying the state’s voter-approved law allowing the use of marijuana for medical purposes.

DC Selects Medical Marijuana Cultivation Centers – NBC4 Washington

Posted on: April 27th, 2012 by admin No Comments

Tisha Thompson News4 I-Team’s Tisha Thompson reports on the sites selected to by medical marijuana cultivation centers.

San Francisco Democratic Party Calls on Obama to End Medical Marijuana Attacks

Posted on: April 27th, 2012 by admin No Comments

San Francisco Democratic Party Calls on Obama to End Medical Marijuana Attacks Democrats seek to re-open closed dispensaries & call for passage of statewide regulations San Francisco, CA — The San Francisco Democratic Party adopted a resolution yesterday demanding that President Obama, Attorney General Eric Holder, and U.S.

Medical Marijuana, Death and Taxes –

Posted on: April 23rd, 2012 by admin No Comments

The New Hampshire Senate and House of Representatives have another busy week of life and death and taxes. Oh, and medical marijuana, too, among the bills

Billings medical marijuana operation raided – NECN

Posted on: April 21st, 2012 by admin No Comments

The Billings Gazette reports ( that agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration and members of the City Drug Task Force on Friday executed a federal search warrant at the business on Enterprise Avenue. Task force member Sgt. Brian Korell says he couldn’t provide additional details because it was a federal investigation.

Yuba medical marijuana ordinance still burning issue – Appeal-Democrat

Posted on: April 18th, 2012 by admin No Comments

April 17, 2012 05:22:33 PM Yuba County has adopted an ordinance to guide when growing medical marijuana is a nuisance, but the ordinance, and legal reaction to it, are far from burned out as an issue. With an overflow crowd at Tuesday’s meeting, supervisors adopted the ordinance on a 4-1 vote with the understanding an ad hoc committee of two supervisors will continue studying the issue for possible changes before final adoption next month. “We’re trying to deal with this issue in a civil way,” said Supervisor John Nicoletti, one of the committee members, after county Sheriff Steve Durfor said his department had more than 200 nuisance calls about pot grows last year

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