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  1. Ron Strider

    How Delaware Is Lining Up To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

    Delaware appears to be on the verge of becoming the first state in the Mid-Atlantic to legalize retail sales of marijuana for recreational use by adults. In Dover on Wednesday, a governor's task force reviewed changes to a proposed bill that also could make the state the first to legalize...
  2. Ron Strider

    Gov. Gary Herbert Predicts That Voters Will Legalize Medical Marijuana In Utah

    Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday that Utahns will vote to legalize medical marijuana. Whether that will be this November – when it may be on the ballot as an initiative – or a future year, the governor didn't say. Speaking to a middle school class in Riverton, Herbert was asked by a...
  3. Ron Strider

    Phivida Signs CBD Distribution Agreement In California

    Phivida Holdings Inc. ("Phivida" or the "Company" traded as ("VIDA:CNX") or ("PHVAF") announced today that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Green Reef Distributing Inc. to distribute its products across the State of California. "We are excited to be the first state to launch...
  4. Ron Strider

    Legal Cannabis To Generate $40B, 400,000 Jobs

    The legal cannabis sector is expected to generate $40B and more than 400 000 jobs by 2021 in the United States, according to a study released on Tuesday. The estimate by consulting firm Arcview includes direct purchases by consumers of $20.8bn and indirect revenue for growers and various...
  5. Ron Strider

    Cannabis Oil Openly Sold By Iowa Stores Without State Permits Despite Legal Questions

    Iowans who want to buy cannabis oil to treat a range of ailments don't have to wait a year for state officials to set up a tightly regulated distribution system — because versions of the products already are for sale on store shelves. State and federal officials say the oils, known as...
  6. Ron Strider

    California Unleashes A Massive Market For Legal Cannabis

    In the cold, breezy desert of California one minute after midnight, January 1, 2018, Cathedral City Care Collective had its first customer, and a promise made in 2016 got fulfilled. California's marijuana legalization initiative, Prop 64, originally passed by voters on the November 2016 ballot...
  7. Ron Strider

    Delaware Marijuana Task Force Begins Drafting Final Report

    A controversial bill aimed at legalizing recreational marijuana in Delaware will be rewritten in the coming weeks in an effort to shore up support in the General Assembly, according to one of the measure's lead sponsors. "There is a lot of stuff we have to go through to reach some consensus,"...
  8. Ron Strider

    What Colorado Has Learned Since Legalizing Marijuana

    Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has some advice for California after recreational marijuana became legal in the Golden State. He told Cheddar that his state faced issues with packaging and making sure children did not have access to marijuana. "The things we had challenges with were...
  9. Ron Strider

    MI: Medical Pot Enforcement Higher Ahead Of New Law

    County sheriffs across Michigan are using excess state revenue from medical marijuana patient and caregiver fees to beef up enforcement as the state prepares to license dispensaries and related pot businesses in communities that want them. Law enforcement agencies in 54 of Michigan's 83...
  10. Ron Strider

    California Launches Legal Sale Of Cannabis For Recreational Use

    California will launch the world's largest regulated commercial market for recreational marijuana on Monday, as dozens of newly licensed stores catering to adults who enjoy the drug for its psychoactive effects open for business up and down the state. It becomes the sixth U.S. state, and by...
  11. Ron Strider

    Recreational Pot Is Officially Legal In California

    Retail cannabis shops in California opened their doors on Monday for the first time, inaugurating what proponents say will become the world’s largest market for legalized recreational marijuana. A transaction that remains illegal in many parts of the country seemed almost banal on Monday for...
  12. Ron Strider

    CA: Mike Tyson Plans Marijuana Revolution

    The baddest man on the planet is breaking bad. Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson's secret plan to revolutionize the pot industry in America with a super one-stop pot-shop amusement park compound in California has been revealed. The facility, unofficially titled Tyson Ranch...
  13. Ron Strider

    A $1 Billion Marijuana Windfall For New Jersey? Some Say It's Possible

    New Jersey could reap as much as $1 billion a year from legal marijuana – the equivalent of more than a half-cent boost in the sales tax – if the state taxes the industry aggressively and imposes fees on growers, distributors, testing labs, retailers and delivery services, according to...
  14. Ron Strider

    Will Michigan Legalize Marijuana In 2018? A Vote Is Likely

    Will 2018 be the year Michiganders legalize pot? As long lines for the pungent product form Tuesday on the west coast – here at home, appears residents are gearing up for a vote on the issue of marijuana for recreational use on Tuesday, November 6. In case you missed it, organizers of a...
  15. Ron Strider

    CA: Confusion For LA Dispensaries As Legal Pot Begins

    The Latest on recreational marijuana sales in California (all times local): 7:00 AM Attorneys advising a group of Los Angeles dispensaries have concluded that those businesses can continue to legally sell medicinal marijuana as "collectives," until they obtain local and state licenses...
  16. Ron Strider

    ND: Track Medical Pot From 'Seed To Sale' To Keep Drugs Out Of Wrong Hands

    North Dakota's entry into medical marijuana will require establishing a monitoring system that will enable officials to track the product from seed to final sale. It will have to account for medical marijuana that initially will be grown at up to two operations and distributed through up to...
  17. Ron Strider

    California Turns Over A New Leaf As Legalization Of Marijuana Takes Effect

    The arrival of the new year in California brought with it broad legalization of marijuana, a much-anticipated change that comes two decades after the state was the first to allow pot for medical use. The nation's most populous state joins a growing list of other states, and the nation's...
  18. Ron Strider

    88 California Shops Have Licenses To Sell Retail Marijuana

    Anticipation is high – if Southern Californians can find a place to buy pot when it becomes legal for recreational use on January 1. As of Sunday afternoon, officials had issued 88 licenses statewide for adult use marijuana retailers, according to Alex Traverso, a spokesman for the state's...
  19. Ron Strider

    Recreational Marijuana Is Now For Sale In California - Here's What You Need To Know

    The Golden State is about to get a lot greener. Sales of recreational marijuana began on Monday, January 1, after Californians voted to legalize the drug in the 2016 election. The market's debut brings an end to prohibition in the most populous state, which is now also the biggest legal...
  20. Ron Strider

    CA: Some Dispensaries To Require State IDs For Medical Marijuana Patients

    Uncertain about new regulations governing the sale of marijuana, some dispensary operators say that starting Monday they won't sell medical cannabis to customers if they're equipped merely with a referral from a local doctor. Instead, to avoid the possibility of breaking the law, some...