Medical Marijuana Blog

November 8, 2017

Why The Weed Industry Needs More Diversity

As the marijuana industry continues to grow, growers and retailers are looking for ways to become a more diverse community and business. The marijuana industry is especially inclusive in regards of age, but is somewhat lacking with regards to women and people of color. But, with the introduction of professional […]
October 25, 2017

How Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Can Increase Home Values

It’s no secret that medical and recreational marijuana have a striking amount consumer benefits, but here’s a surprising benefit you might not be aware of – increased home values! A recent study published in the academic journal Real Estate Economics concluded that homes within 0.1 miles of Denver’s 103 marijuana […]
October 18, 2017

How Will Canada’s Federal Legalization Work

It was recently announced that effective July 1, 2018, recreational pot will become legal and can be sold at government-sanctioned outlets. While federal legalization is good for Canada, is limiting the sale of cannabis to only government outlets the right and effective way to do it?   Canada’s Complicated Marijuana […]
October 4, 2017

How the Cannabis Industry Will Help Bring More Jobs to the US

How do you turn around and grow an economy quickly and effectively? Jobs. More and more jobs. While the Trump administration is showing signs of slowing down the growth of the marijuana industry, a new report projects that by 2020, the legal marijuana industry will create more than 250,000 jobs. […]
September 27, 2017

Is Alaska’s Proposed “On-Site Consumption” Rule Too Little, Or Just Enough

After months of debate, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board has officially proposed regulations to permit on-site consumption of marijuana at retail locations. Though Alaska may be the first state to let customers use marijuana inside businesses, there are still many more hurdles to clear. During a July meeting in Fairbanks, […]
September 21, 2017

Republican Lawmakers Blocking the “Veterans Equal Access” Amendment

This July, the House Committee blocked a measure allowing VA doctors to recommend medical marijuana to veterans in states where the drug is legally prescribed. The measure, titled “Veterans Equal Access” has been voted on the past three years in the House as an amendment to the VA appropriations bill, […]
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