Update: Pennsylvania Medical Cannabis Industry Begins to Heat Up

According to the York Daily Record, the state of Pennsylvania will receive roughly $7.9 million in revenue from marijuana permit applicants this year alone. Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program was signed into law by Governor Tom Wolf on April 17, 2016. Since that time, the department has completed the Safe Harbor temporary guidelines and Safe Harbor Letter application process, as well as approved 231 applications; completed temporary regulations for growers/processors, dispensaries, and laboratories (which have been published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin); released Phase One permit applications for grower/processors and dispensaries; developed the Medical Marijuana Physician Workgroup; drafted temporary regulations for practitioners to participate in the program; and selected the woman-owned company MJ Freeway to implement… Read More

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California Could Soon See A Huge Tax Increase on Medical Marijuana

More taxes may be soon be imposed on medical marijuana in California under two separate proposals that were approved by lawmakers last week, one in the Senate and one in the Assembly. Both bills will now be considered by members of the opposite chamber. Senate Bill 987 Imposes an Additional 15% Sales Tax Last week, lawmakers in the California Senate voted overwhelmingly to approve imposing a 15% sales tax on medical marijuana, passing the measure by a 27-10 vote on June 1. The bill, Senate Bill 987, now heads to the Assembly for consideration. In order to pass the Senate, lawmakers used creative wording to circumvent the state constitution, which requires all tax… Read More

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Nathaniel Morris: Cannabis Activist And Scientist, As Seen On Weed Country

Much like myself, Nathaniel Morris is a redhead with a real thirst for knowledge and developing connections with others. For the year that I’ve known him, he’s shown himself to be a gracious, caring individual who wishes to impart knowledge and absorb it as often as possible. Nate has been growing cannabis since he was 12 years old and has earned his position as one of the world’s most known cannabis connoisseurs. He is most famous for his television roles on PBS and the Discovery Channel show, Weed Country, where he helped treat a child’s epilepsy with cannabis oil high in cannabidiol (CBD). As a leading expert in cannabis cultivation and politics, his thoughts… Read More

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