Day: June 11, 2019

New Jersey governor wants several changes in medical cannabis bill

Published 1 min ago New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy outlined at least five changes he’d like to see in a medical marijuana expansion bill currently under consideration by state lawmakers, including the elimination of a 6.625% sales tax within three years. The changes, according to NJ Advance Media, provide more specifics than previously reported. […]

Cannabis firm Acreage, Maine partner might sue if state residency requirements enacted

Published 1 hour ago The largest medical marijuana company in Maine threatened to sue the state if it doesn’t alter course on proposed residency requirements for recreational cannabis business permits. According to the Portland Press Herald, MMJ provider Wellness Connection has financial ties to New York-based multistate operator Acreage Holdings, and the recreational rules […]

Everything You Should Consider When Traveling with Weed in the U.S.

Whether you’re embarking on a hazy journey to a state where adult-use cannabis is legal, or trying to decipher the marijuana laws of interstate travel, knowing the ins and outs that come with traveling with weed can be the difference maker between a trip to paradise and a vacation nightmare. When considering whether you’ll be […]

New Mexico health department suggests new cap on medical cannabis production

Published 7 mins ago New Mexico is proposing new medical marijuana production rules that the state said are designed to shore up supplies to its MMJ program without flooding the rapidly expanding market. Here’s what you need to know: The Department of Health published a proposal Tuesday to limit medical cannabis cultivation to 1,750 […]

Massachusetts recreational marijuana sales approach $140 million

After six full months of operations, Massachusetts adult-use marijuana sales continue to rise, with aggregate sales approaching $140 million through the last week in May. The market enjoyed a solid launch the week of Thanksgiving 2018, and Massachusetts retailers have seen average month-over-month sales increases of 21% between December 2018 – the first full month of […]