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The Growth of Legal Cannabis Industry Sales Press Releases 

The Growth of Legal Cannabis Industry Sales

The legal cannabis market is growing rapidly as recent legalization in certain states contributed to the accelerated growth in the United States. According to a report from Arcview Market Research, regulated cannabis sales in North America were $6.9 billion in 2016, a 30 percent increase from 2015. Sales are projected to reach $21.6 billion by the year 2021, representing a 26 percent compound annual growth rate. In November, California state with 38 million U.S. citizens, legalized cannabis for recreational use and is expected to further boost the legal cannabis market….

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Legislation Introduced in Congress to Regulate and Tax Marijuana Like Alcohol at the Federal Level Press Releases 

Legislation Introduced in Congress to Regulate and Tax Marijuana Like Alcohol at the Federal Level

Measures filed in the House and Senate on Thursday would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and create a federal regulatory process for states that choose to regulate the cultivation and sale of marijuana for adult use Additional bills filed in the House and Senate on Thursday would eliminate many of the collateral consequences associated with federal marijuana convictions and reform a section of the federal tax code so that state-legal marijuana businesses can take standard deductions on business expenses WASHINGTON D.C., March 30, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Legislation…

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Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary Kannaway® Announces Release of Revitalizing New Product – “Kannaway Energy Chews” Press Releases 

Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary Kannaway® Announces Release of Revitalizing New Product – “Kannaway Energy Chews”

SAN DIEGO, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA) announced today that its subsidiary, Kannaway LLC, the first hemp lifestyle network to offer cannabidiol (CBD) hemp botanical products, has unveiled a renewed line of chewable energy supplements meant to enhance and energize an on-the-go lifestyle. This is yet another premium product added to its growing line of lifestyle products. Kannaway Energy Chews are a bite-sized line of hemp-based energy supplements with 5mg of CBD derived from sustainable hemp oil and vitamin B, meant to support cognitive function,…

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Humboldt Distillery Expands to Markets Outside of California Press Releases 

Humboldt Distillery Expands to Markets Outside of California

HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif., March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Humboldt Distillery, Humboldt County’s original small batch distillery, is expanding its reach outside of its Northern California home. The Distillery’s now nationally distributed products include an Organic Vodka, Organic Spiced Rum and “Humboldt’s Finest” a cannabis-infused vodka. In addition to California, Humboldt’s new markets include Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, Texas, Utah, and Wisconsin. According to Market Watch Magazine, the craft spirits market grew approximately 30% in 2016, and the demand for high-quality spirits and innovative cocktails is surging….

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MariBiz Garners Enthusiastic Response at California Cannabis Business Expo for Its Unique, Innovative, Mobile-First Platform for Canna-Business Owners Press Releases 

MariBiz Garners Enthusiastic Response at California Cannabis Business Expo for Its Unique, Innovative, Mobile-First Platform for Canna-Business Owners

LAS VEGAS, March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — MariBiz (http://maribiz.com/), the mobile-first platform for canna-businesses that wants to turn #Green2Gold, made big noise at the California Cannabis Business Expo in San Diego — and the investment community is taking notice. The company offers first-of-its-kind software designed exclusively for cannabis dispense-and-deliver services, which are witnessing dramatic growth everywhere cannabis products have been approved. “Our booth was packed all day long,” says MariBiz Principal and Founder Robert Keller, “because no one is doing what we’re doing. The industry is still in its infancy,…

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Seniors from Retirement and Assisted Living Community Take ‘Cannabis 101’ Class Living 

Seniors from Retirement and Assisted Living Community Take ‘Cannabis 101’ Class

Senior residents from a retirement and assisted living community in Washington recently took a field trip to a cannabis retailer for an educational seminar on the basics of medical cannabis. A group of nine seniors from Gig Harbor’s Sound Vista Village participated in a “Cannabis 101” course and tour at the Seattle-based marijuana retailer Vela. Read the full article HERE

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Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary HempMeds® Brasil To Hold Country’s First-Ever Symposium On Medical Cannabis For Health Professionals Medical News 

Medical Marijuana, Inc. Subsidiary HempMeds® Brasil To Hold Country’s First-Ever Symposium On Medical Cannabis For Health Professionals

SAN DIEGO, March 30, 2017 — Medical Marijuana, Inc. ( MJNA ), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, today announced that its subsidiary HempMeds®Brasil will hold the Country’s first-ever symposium dedicated to providing the Brazilian medical community with information about the medical value of cannabidiol (CBD) and how to legally import CBD into the country for patients. Read the full article HERE

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Scientists Believe Cannabis Could Help Cure Alzheimer’s Disease If It Were Rescheduled Health 

Scientists Believe Cannabis Could Help Cure Alzheimer’s Disease If It Were Rescheduled

The cannabinoids found in cannabis could effectively aid in the removal of dangerous protein fragments in the brain that are associated with dementia disorders like Alzheimer’s disease, according to researchers from Salk Institute. While cannabis has shown exciting promise, restrictive federal laws have obstructed more significant breakthroughs. Read the full article HERE

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Spring Invigoration Edibles & Infused Products 

Spring Invigoration

In terms of seasons, we’re finally approaching the light at the end of the tunnel. Spring is right on our doorstep; however, the crisp chill of winter’s end may still linger throughout the month. While the country is preparing to wear shorts and t-shirts, don’t throw out your light sweaters and cozy socks just yet. As spring and winter battle it out, we’ll remain cozy in our homes whipping up delicious and hearty meals while dreaming of springtime flavors soon to come. Read the full article HERE

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Ireland Begins Drafting Medical Cannabis Access Program Medical 

Ireland Begins Drafting Medical Cannabis Access Program

A panel of doctors have officially begun drafting guidelines for a medical cannabis program in Ireland. Health Minister Simon Harris said the expert group of medical professionals, headed up by Dr. Mairín Ryan of the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA), would start drafting guidelines on how the country will handle the prescription of, the supply of and how medical cannabis can be dispensed to qualifying patients. Dr. Ryan described this as a pivotal step for Ireland. Read the full article HERE

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