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Hawaii Cannabis Dispensaries – Cure Oahu Blessing and Opening

Cure Oahu Cannabis Dispensary in Hawaii

Another medical Cannabis dispensary opens in Hawaii on Oahu Island. According to KITV news, a blessing was held earlier today at 10:30 a.m. “The 24-hundred square food facility will offer locally grown medical-grade cannabis products to customers with 329 cards. The company says the Department of Health will conduct a final inspection this week then […]

Cannabis Consumer Capsule Consumption Option

What’s Your preferred consumption method? Do you have special precautions you have to follow to avoid additional side-effects? Can Cannabis capsules reduce side-effects? Not all patients can or prefer to consume Cannabis the same way. Smoking, vaping, edibles and a needle injection of the marijuanas through the eyeball aren’t great options for many. Cannabis oil medicating massages […]

Daniel Morii Still Bringing People Together

For more than 40 years Daniel Morii documented sustainability efforts and the Cannabis movement. His works reveal many storylines across Hawaii and in his own neighborhood. Daniel Morii was also successful in business. He and a small group of friends created a commune in the heart of Haight-Ashbury. Unbeknownst to many, that small group of hippies […]

California Cannabis Regulation Released

LICENSING AUTHORITIES RELEASE EMERGENCY MEDICINAL AND ADULT-USE CANNABIS REGULATIONS SACRAMENTO – California’s three state cannabis licensing authorities announced today that proposed emergency licensing regulations for commercial medicinal and adult-use cannabis have been posted online and are available to the public for review. View the pdf: California Cannabis Regulation Released. The Department of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of […]

First Dispensary-Destined Cannabis Crop Harvested in Hawaii | Ganjapreneur

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Anna Hrushka a reporter with Pacific Business News spoke with a Hawaii Cannabis dispensary on Oahu who said it is now waiting for the certification of an independent laboratory to conduct required product safety testing. Graham Abbot at Ganjaprenuer reports that Aloha Green Holdings in Oahu, Hawaii is the first medical cannabis dispensary to harvest their crop, […]

How to find High Quality Hash in a Marijuana Dispensary

We certainly enjoy different concentrates and learning all about them at The Weed Blog.  We have posted everything from information about how to make dry ice hash to various hash and concentrate reviews like this one of Cotton Candy shatter that was processed here in Oregon.  However, this guest post by cannabis connoisseur, Here 4 the Flavor offers his advice […]

Hawaii Medical Marijuana Moves Forward with Cultivator Licenses

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Hawaii medical marijuana moves forward with cultivator licenses as the state just named it’s third cannabis cultivator, Manoa Botanicals. The company got the green light from officials to begin growing the plant in their production center on Oahu. That means the state of Hawaii says they can obtain seeds, and grow clones and marijuana plants – […]

Former Bank of Hawaii Converting into Hawaii Medical Marijuana Dispensary

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According to Sarah Parfitt writing for Hawaiʻi Marijuana News, “A former Bank of Hawaii branch on Kapahulu Avenue is set to become a medical marijuana dispensary. Tradewind Capital Group and Colbert Matsumoto purchased the property a year ago for $4.5 million.” According to Duane Shimogawa at Pacific Business News, “The 5,434-square-foot building will be converted into a dispensary […]

Leafly List: Colorado Best Cannabis Dispensaries, December 2016

THE LEAFLY LIST: COLORADO December 2016 The Leafly List ranks the top dispensaries and retail stores in each of the major North American cannabis markets every month. This region-specific version is designed to provide helpful, community-based information for cannabis consumers looking for the most relevant dispensaries in Colorado. It highlights the most talked-about locations in the […]

Leafly List: Ontario’s Best Cannabis Dispensaries December 2016

THE LEAFLY LIST: ONTARIO December 2016 The Leafly List ranks the top dispensaries and retail stores in each of the major North American cannabis markets every month. This region-specific version is designed to provide helpful, community-based information for cannabis consumers looking for the most relevant dispensaries in Ontario, Canada. It highlights the most talked-about locations in […]

The Hawai‘i State Legislative Oversight Committee for Medical Cannabis is Now in Session

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from the Hawaii Dispensary Alliance Aloha Alliance! It has been a long quiet summer as the dispensaries work to prepare their facilities and DOH works to administer Hawai‘i’s new medical marijuana dispensary system. Patients and the public alike are understandably curious about the progress of the system.  Today, with the first session of the Hawaii State […]

Kauai Deputy Chief on Medical Marijuana Oversight Group

Stakeholders to develop, improve legislation; first meeting slated Wednesday in Honolulu The group tasked with developing and recommending legislation to improve the medical marijuana system to ensure safe and legal access to qualifying patients is scheduled to have its first meeting in Honolulu on Wednesday. The Act 230 Medical Marijuana Legislative Oversight Working Group will […]

Hawaii dispensaries not yet growing medical marijuana plants

HONOLULU The groups that plan to open medical marijuana dispensaries in Hawaii have all identified sites to grow their products, but none of the eight licensees has begun cultivating the plants because they haven’t been given a green light from the state Department of Health. One holdup is the state doesn’t have a software system […]

Maryland’s Geography Of Pot

When the General Assembly legalized medical marijuana in Maryland, it required the commission running the program to “actively seek to achieve racial, ethnic, and geographic diversity when licensing medical marijuana growers.” But the Attorney General’s office advised the commission that, absent a study documenting racial disparities in the medical cannabis industry, creating racial and ethnic […]

WA: Grays Harbor Co. Hopes New Pot Growing Warehouse Will be an “Economic High”

Near Elma, Wash. – A Grays Harbor County community, starved for jobs, is opening some of its publicly-owned space to a pot grower. The struggle for economic survival is now changing attitudes toward the cannabis industry. A big warehouse near Elma, that has struggled economically for a long time, will soon be filled with pot […]

MA: Medical Marijuana Plan In Holyoke Withdrawn By Herbie Flores, Brian Lees Group

Holyoke – The group pitching a medical marijuana facility headed by prominent figures Heriberto Flores and Brian P. Lees took another detour by saying it was withdrawing pursuit of a special permit from the city. It was unclear if that signaled the plan to open such a dispensary by Debilitating Medical Condition Treatment Centers, a […]

A Visit to ‘Leaves of Grass’ Cannabis Lounge in Bologna, Italy

Cannabis is coming out of the shadows in Italy. In Rome, Carlo Monaco and Luigi Mantuano recently opened a patient-operated cannabis café run in the citadel of San Lorenzo, a few blocks south of the city’s central rail station. And in Bologna, Luca Maria Cauterucci and his partners at Foglie d’Erba, or Leaves of Grass, […]

How to Prevent Enforcement Interference in Your Cannabis Organization

How to Prevent Enforcement Interference in Your Cannabis Organization

MJ Freeway Program Manager, Tony Reese and Operations Consultant, Tyler Stratford share clear, actionable tips that you can implement immediately. They discuss compliance as a company culture, how to reduce risk, record keeping best practices, and more. Written by Jasmine on August 16, 2016 http://youtu.be/NjTYVNr1wbk

CA: Owner Of Popular Dipsea Cafe May Convert It To Pot Dispensary

Mill Valley, Calif. – Overlooking the marshlands from Richardson Bay lies a Mill Valley institution, of sorts. It’s name is Dipsea Café – Dipsea as in the trail that takes you to Stinson beach and the longstanding footrace with the same name. The owner of the ever-popular Dipsea Cafe in Mill Valley may close his […]

Adam Jacques and Team Launch Sproutly, Dispensary in Eugene, Oregon

Adam Jacques and his team officially launched the newest arm of their business last week, Sproutly, a dispensary located in Eugene, Oregon. “This is an extension of what the Grower’s Guild Gardens does and what the Microgrower’s Guild was,” says Jacques. The Grower’s Guild Gardens, Jacques’ award-winning cultivation business, is known for their high-CBD genetics […]

Hawaii Cannabist: No clues ahead for transport, testing

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“Hawaii is going to be a really interesting market in general, basically because of the geography,” said Chris Walsh, managing editor of Marijuana Business Daily. “First, it’s a chain of islands separated by bodies of water, and second, it’s remote.” Edited to reflect more recent developments. The Hawaii Department of Health, known for it’s horrifying […]

Hawaii County Dispensary Applicants Named

Hawaii Cannabis Dispensary Applicants

By KIRSTEN JOHNSON Hawaii Tribune-Herald Fourteen Hawaii County Dispensary Applicants are vying to open the first medical marijuana dispensaries on Hawaii Island, according to information released Friday by the state Department of Health. Seven of the dispensary applicants listed in the state’s business registry have Hawaii Island mailing addresses, and five have Oahu addresses. Two applicants […]