TJM: Green in 2019 and Beyond [12/30/18]

THE CLAMP

Proposed Bill Would Prevent Companies in Massachusetts from Firing Employees for Off the Clock Cannabis Use (Marijuana Times)

THE GRAMP

75-year-old grandfather charged with trafficking 150 pounds of pot (WCVB)

THE CHAMP

Mike Tyson is hosting a cannabis-themed music festival (Consequence of Sound)

Recapping The Year In Marijuana In Massachusetts — And Looking Forward To 2019
WBUR

CCC Chair Could See Eight New Marijuana Retail Stores A Month
WBUR

The year in marijuana: Key events for legal pot in 2018
Boston 25 News

The top Massachusetts marijuana stories of 2018
MassLive

With recreational pot shops open in Mass., here’s what the cannabis commission wants you to know
Boston Globe

More pot shops open in state
Boston Herald

A surge of hemp flower is about to get sold across The US
CBD Incubator

What’s up with premium CBD hemp flower
Boston Herald

State panel: Penalize drivers for pot like alcohol
Boston Globe

What ever happened to the first recreational marijuana sold in Mass.?
Boston Globe

Wolf on legalizing weed: time for a ‘serious look’
Metro US

LOOKING FORWARD
We Saw The Future of Cannabis in Grass Vegas – DigBoston

GET WEEKLY CANNABIS SALES DATA DIRECTLY FROM THE CANNABIS CONTROL COMMISSION

Keep up on the Massachusetts regulations and Cannabis Control Commission, and explore the contours of the law with DigBoston’s KNOW THE REGS series:

 

 

1) EQUITY PROVISIONS
2) A SMALL COMPANY GETS STARTED
3) COMPOSTING + RECYCLING
4) HOME DELIVERY
5) THE MICROBUSINESS STRUGGLE
6) OPERATING VEHICLES WHILE STONED
7) CULTIVATION OPPORTUNITIES
8) INTERSTATE MEDICAL RIGHTS
9) HANDY CHECKLISTS AND REQUIREMENTS
10) GETTING YOUR CANNABIS EDUCATION

 

Easthampton
INSA in Easthampton touts ‘fast-moving lines’
Fifth recreational pot shop opens, in Easthampton

Fall River
Fall River marijuana company sells business interest to Canadian company

Hampshire County
Hampshire County marijuana pacts vary

Northampton
Recreational marijuana store opens in Massachusetts

Springfield
New York woman propose Springfield recreational marijuana shops in Pine Point…

Wareham
ICYMI: Recreational Marijuana Sales Begin in Wareham

Worcester
Central Mass. officials fear underage abuse of THC-infused edibles

CONNECTICUT
A road trip to Massachusetts gives Nutmeggers legal weed
MAINE
Maine marijuana law gives medical pot businesses more options

NEW HAMPSHIRE
New NH Marijuana Legalization Bill Unveiled

NEW JERSEY
Legal weed is one step closer in New Jersey. Here’s what’s next

NEW YORK
NYC Should Get Some Authority Over Pot Taxes, Report Says
De Blasio administration lays out roadmap for legalized pot in NYC
Cuomo warns against over-taxing recreational marijuana
Growing like a weed: Some of marijuana’s milestones
NY mayor supports legalizing marijuana, if it’s done right

RHODE ISLAND
Judge again denies appeal from ex-candidates to return pot

VERMONT
New CBD Drive-Thru in Brattleboro, Vt., Soon Will Dispense Medical Marijuana
Vermont panel proposes 26 percent tax rate on pot sales in report


 

FEATURED

5 States That Will Likely Legalize Marijuana in 2019

How the global market for legal marijuana exploded in 2018
PBS News Hour

How Will The Incoming Congress Shape Marijuana Legalization?
The Fresh Toast

In The Marijuana ‘Gold Rush,’ Federal Rules Are Keeping Banks At Bay
New England Public Radio

Treasurer’s Report Squashes Hope for California-Backed Marijuana Bank
KTLA

Legal marijuana industry toasts year of global gains
Seymour Tribune

Cannabis firm plans major cultivation facility in Pike County
Jacksonville Journal-Courier

2019 Predictions For The Legal Weed Business
Forbes

Acreage Holdings Opens First The Botanist Dispensary in Massachusetts
New Cannabis Ventures

 

FEATURED

Legal marijuana industry had banner year in 2018 with $10B worth of investments

 

Weed on wheels: Marijuana board to roll out rules on cafes, delivery
Boston Herald

Biotech, cannabis, tariffs to highlight manufacturing in 2019
Worcester Business Journal

MedMen and PharmaCann Move Forward with Merger Plans
New Cannabis Ventures

Pot panel chair asks Elizabeth Warren for help with jittery banks
Boston Herald

Cannabis Entrepreneurs Should Work with Communities — and Emerge from Them
East Boston Times-Free Press

Cannabis-infused condoms? This company is working on it
Boston Business Journal

Law Firms Growing Cannabis Practices With Privacy Cases in Mind
Bloomberg Law

Top Hemp Stocks for 2019
Profit Confidential

Marijuana board to roll out rules on cafes, door-to-door delivery
Boston Herald

Marijuana Consumption Restrictions And Risks Explained In Videos
International Business Times

A look at trends in California’s first year of recreational marijuana salesThe 10 Best Strains of 2018
 



FEATURED
Recreational marijuana is here, so what’s the point of medical?
 

The Future of Cannabis

WHAT: “In continuation of our ongoing Future of Food panel series, we’ll bring together leading industry experts for a discussion and networking event on the future of cannabis to understand the past, present, and future of the industry. Join us for this event and brush up on the latest on this fast-moving sector.”
WHEN: January 24, 6pm
WHERE: CIC Boston, Boston, MA

Talking THC: Where Do We Go From Here?

WHAT: “Please join us for a conversation about the local impact of Massachusetts’ new marijuana law with a panel of experts from the Codman Square community, medical field, and legal profession.”
WHEN: Thursday, January 24, 6:30pm
WHERE: Black Box Theatre at Codman Academy, Boston

Medical Cannabis Information Series: Chicopee

WHAT: “Are you, or someone you know, interested in getting a Medical Cannabis Patient Card?
WHEN: January 25, 3pm
WHERE: Hampton Inn, Greenfield

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Staff & Operations Training

WHAT: “The Medical Marijuana Dispensary Staff & Operations Training Seminar is intended to help individuals who want to land jobs in the medical cannabis industry or start their own medical cannabis businesses. The course covers everything from cannabis laws and regulations to cultivation basics, available products, proper dosage, and more.”
WHEN: February 9, 10am
WHERE: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston, Boston

Seed to Sale Show

WHAT: Seed to Sale Show is the only national show focused solely on innovative best practices, science, and cutting-edge technology surrounding the whole life cycle of the cannabis plant grown, processed, and sold in a regulated market
WHEN: February 12 – February 13
WHERE: Hynes Convention Center, Boston

Medical Cannabis Information Series: Hanover

WHAT: “NCIA Announces New Location for Seed to Sale Show®National Cannabis Trade Association Relocates Leading Business-to-Business Conference to Support Newly Legalized Markets in the Northeast”
WHEN: February 13
WHERE: Hanover Council on Aging, Hanover

NECANN – New England Cannabis Convention

WHAT: The New England Cannabis Convention is the largest gathering of the New England MMJ, Cannabis, and Hemp Industries, the perfect B2B and B2C platform for everyone doing cannabis business in the northeast, and those who want to! It also serves as an education platform for those interested in learning more about the vital medical marijuana programs available in Massachusetts and the rest of New England.
WHEN: March 22 –March 24, 2019
WHERE:Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, 900 Boylston St, Boston


 

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