How to tell legal from illegal cannabis dispensaries in California

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It's not always easy to tell what's a legal cannabis store in California. Learn how to ensure the shop you're visiting is legal and licensed. The post How to tell legal from illegal cannabis dispensaries in California appeared first on Leafly.

A Dispensary Dichotomy – Why Activists Are Needed on Both Sides of the Brick and Mortar

Cannabis Life Network

A lot of cannabis consumers were suspended in terror at the beginning of October, 2018. Many dispensaries were announcing their closure and we did not know when or if they would reopen.

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Dispensary Raids – A War of Attrition

Cannabis Life Network

By now, many of us have heard of the unlicensed dispensary raid that happened Wednesday morning in Vancouver’s West End. The Medical Cannabis Dispensary, located on Thurlow Street, was the site of an unpleasant law enforcement visit, around 10:00 a.m.,

BREAKING NEWS: The Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary on Thurlow, in Vancouver, raided by CSU

Cannabis Life Network

The Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary, located on Thurlow St. The dispensary had been selling pot without a provincial licence, but had recently applied for one, and was taking the appropriate steps towards entering the licensed market.

Cannabis shortages force temporary dispensary closures in Illinois

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Days after recreational cannabis became legal, dispensaries face temporary closures due to shortages and employee fatigue. The post Cannabis shortages force temporary dispensary closures in Illinois appeared first on Leafly.

B.C. Court of Appeal rules against Vancouver dispensaries

Cannabis Life Network

Court of Appeal unanimously ruled against several prohibition-era dispensaries on February 4. Justices Peter Willcock, Joyce DeWitt-Van Oosten, and David Tysoe ruled against the eleven dispensaries, of which included Weeds Glass & Gifts Ltd.,

Protest to Save Vancouver’s Dispensaries held at City Hall

Cannabis Life Network

1, the Save Our Dispensaries protest went down at Vancouver City Hall as the city’s unlicensed dispensaries continue their fight to stay open. The post Protest to Save Vancouver’s Dispensaries held at City Hall appeared first on Cannabis Life Network. On Feb.

Vancouver Coastal Health partners with former dispensary (TMCD)

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The post Vancouver Coastal Health partners with former dispensary (TMCD) appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks.

Medical Marijuana Expected Tuesday at Louisiana Dispensaries

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Patients in Louisiana have been waiting years for medical marijuana, after lawmakers created the regulatory framework for dispensing therapeutic cannabis in 2015. The post Medical Marijuana Expected Tuesday at Louisiana Dispensaries appeared first on Leafly.

Why BC’s dispensaries are screwed no matter what they do

Cannabis Life Network

There’s been a lot of news in Vancouver’s local cannabis scene lately, what with the Community Safety Unit hard at work raiding long-running dispensaries like The Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary (TMCD) on Thurlow.

5 Powerful Stories Helping to Debunk Dispensary Myths

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Former mayors, police officers, current city leaders, and operators speak their truths on the impact of local cannabis retail. The post 5 Powerful Stories Helping to Debunk Dispensary Myths appeared first on Leafly. Politics California Colorado dispensaries legalization

What Are You Smoking Episode 82: Dispensary Myths Debunked

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Leafly news editor Bruce Barcott joins the show to talk about the myths surrounding cannabis dispensaries, and why legalization advocates still have work to do setting the record straight.

First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens On Hawai‘i Island

MassRoots

The two-and-one-half year wait is finally over for medical cannabis patients living on the Big Island of Hawaii, more accurately known as Hawai‘i Island. Big Island Grown opened in Hilo , and is the first medical marijuana dispensary operating on the largest island in the United States.

NORML Canada Launches Post-Legalization Platform on One Year Anniversary of Marijuana Legalization

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NORML Canada launches official Post-Legalization platform to focus advocacy efforts on reforming Canada’s legal Cannabis system. 2) Transitioning “Unregulated Market” into the legal framework.

Maelstrom of Morality – Medical Dispensaries return to B.C. court with an Appeal

Cannabis Life Network

Vancouver‘s unlicensed medical dispensaries returned to court this week, appealing a December 2018 B.C. Supreme Court decision that had ordered them to shut down, keeping in time with the initial launch of the coincidental federal legalization late last year.

6 Of The Best Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

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More than 151,000 people have applied for and received an MMJ card in Oklahoma since marijuana was legalized for medicinal purposes back in June 2018. What to look for in MMJ dispensaries in Oklahoma. You’ll then no doubt want to know about OK medical marijuana dispensaries.

Sky High – Squamish’s First Legal Cannabis Store

Cannabis Life Network

Sky High Cannabis Store closed their doors for a month to prepare for legalization, and on September 30, 2019 they became the first retailer in Squamish, British Columbia, to receive a provincial license. In fact, once legalization came into effect […].

What Makes an Online Weed Dispensary Legal?

Cannabis Law Report

The market for CBD and cannabis products continues to grow at an amazing rate, with more suppliers and retailers coming into the picture. Note that, for these to be legal they have to be licensed according to the laws of the state. Choosing a Legal Online Dispensary.

North Dakota’s First Medical Cannabis Dispensary Is Open for Business

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The post North Dakota’s First Medical Cannabis Dispensary Is Open for Business appeared first on Leafly. Industry dispensaries legalization medical marijuana north dakotaPatients who visit The Botanist will find themselves walking into a room that has the feel of a spa or salon, with wood floors and two large display cases illuminated by hanging lights.

Dana Larsen: Why I’m temporarily closing The Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary on Hastings

Cannabis Life Network

I am sad to announce that we are temporarily closing our dispensary location at 880 East Hastings tomorrow morning (June 5) at 11 am. We are closing and ceasing cannabis sales from this location to comply with the recent court order and decision from the BC Court of […]. The post Dana Larsen: Why I’m temporarily closing The Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary on Hastings appeared first on Cannabis News | Marijuana News | Medical Cannabis News.

Study Finds Cannabis Dispensaries Reduce Opioid Deaths by 21%

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It's not just legalization, say researchers—it's access to legal cannabis dispensaries that helps the most. The post Study Finds Cannabis Dispensaries Reduce Opioid Deaths by 21% appeared first on Leafly. Health Science & Tech opioids

Illinois dispensaries open for recreational sales: Leafly’s live coverage

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The post Illinois dispensaries open for recreational sales: Leafly’s live coverage appeared first on Leafly. Industry Politics adult-use cannabis cannabis legalization Chicago illinois retail retail sales retail storesThe Land of Lincoln celebrates its new freedom, and Leafly's team is there to cover it all.

Study: Cannabis Retailers Associated with Drop in Localized Crime

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The establishment of regulated cannabis retailers is associated with a decrease in localized criminal activity, according to data published in the journal Regional Science and Urban Economics. The effect of marijuana legalization on neighborhood crime,” is online here.

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Illinois Gov. Pritzker Signs Bill to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana

NORML

Pritzker has signed legislation legalizing the adult use of marijuana and regulating its commercial production and retail sale. The Prairie State is the first state to legislatively regulate cannabis sales. Support our continued work to legalize marijuana in all 50 states.

Legal California Dispensaries Want to See Stronger Action Against Grey Market

WeedAdvisor

Despite being a pioneer in marijuana legalization, California is dealing with an illegal marijuana crisis. This poses a serious problem for legitimate cannabis businesses, whose very existence is threatened by the grey market’s presence. WeedAdvisor’s Opposition to Illegal Cannabis. .

California’s Legal Marijuana Market Outnumbered Three to One by Illegal Dispensaries

WeedAdvisor

High cannabis taxes and overhead costs make it impossible for legal establishments to compete with their illegal counterparts. This leaves the onus on the public to support legal dispensaries. billion on legal cannabis in 2019, illicit storefronts took in $8.7

Illinois cannabis dispensaries open New Year’s Day for adult-use sales

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Here’s what to expect from newly legal Illinois. The post Illinois cannabis dispensaries open New Year’s Day for adult-use sales appeared first on Leafly. Industry Lifestyle adult-use cannabis illinois

Dana Larsen on fighting for Vancouver’s Dispensaries: Court cases, Injunctions, Exclusion Zones, and Outdated Bylaws

Cannabis Life Network

CLN caught up with prominent cannabis activist Dana Larsen for an update on Vancouver’s unlicensed dispensaries and their ongoing fight to stay open.

Marijuana Times Report: Legal Dispensary Oil Implicated In Second Cannabis Vaping Death

Cannabis Law Report

Combine this with the pump and dump culture of the regulated cannabis world and a plethora of other misdemeanors just bubbling under the surface and it looks like the run up to the end of 2019 could be a very rocky road for the sector indeed. Cannabis Law News

Huge Victory for the Legal Marijuana Market as WeedMaps Stops Featuring Unlicensed Dispensaries

WeedAdvisor

This handy website and mobile app gives users access to prices, strains and locations of virtually any dispensary in the world. Because WeedMaps listed all dispensaries, it did not differentiate between legal ones and grey market establishments.

Breaking News: CCEC Credit Union abruptly ends services for illicit cannabis dispensaries, Vancouver

Cannabis Life Network

In yet another blow to businesses serving medicinal cannabis patients, CCEC Credit Union – a single branch, independent institution, located on Commercial Drive, in Vancouver, B.C.

Report: Adult Use Legalization Associated With Increased Home Values

NORML

The study determined: “States that legalize recreational cannabis see an immediate bump in home values following legalization, even without retail dispensaries opening up. Legalization SOCIETY Colorado crime home values housing prices Washington

Cannabis statistics since legalization

Cannabis Life Network

Cannabis stocks are leading the charts. An overwhelming percentage of cannabis sales are still going to the black market. Men hold a much higher rate of boardroom seats in the Canadian cannabis market than women. Ontario dispensaries saw great success on their opening day- over 6 […]. The post Cannabis statistics since legalization appeared first on Cannabis News | Marijuana News | Medical Cannabis News.

First Medical Cannabis Dispensary Opens In North Dakota This Week

MassRoots

The very first medical cannabis dispensary in the Roughrider State is opening in Fargo on February 28, 2019. Voters in North Dakota approved Measure 5 , legalizing the use of medical cannabis as well as a retail market for the medication, in November 2016.

Interviewing & Managing Cannabis Dispensary Staff

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Rob Hendrix here with Cannabis Consulting Nationwide. They were by the fact they were young, younger than me I mean, automatically great with computers, WIFI, social media, graphics, spreadsheets, other younger people and of course, Cannabis. Cannabis Consulting Nationwide.