I had a great time interviewing Huey of Sol Cultivations today. It was awesome to have a true Southern Oregon local and 3rd generation family farmer come in and chat about growing up in the Rogue Valley!
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Autocorrect nightmare: Typo in Bill C-45 legalizes cannibalism instead of cannabis. OTTAWA – Canada is one step closer to the accidental legalization of cannibalismafter the House of Commons passed a typo-ridden Bill C-45, formerly known as The Cannabis Act.
Hey Oregon, here’s a questin for ya: Which is cheaper: Wal-Mart’s Weed Christmas Tree or Actual Weed??? A few months ago, Leafly contributor Chase Scheinbaum noticed that Walmart was offering a cannabis rosin press on its website for $299. So we ordered one and put it through its paces. The result? Not bad. Now it appears that the nation’s largest retailer is continuing its rollout of cannabis-themed products. For the holiday season, Walmart is selling “the original Weed Christmas Tree,” a seven-foot fake tree made up of cannabis leaves, for $249.
http://kdvr.com/2017/12/11/first-colorado-business-eyeing-pot-consumption-prepares-opening/In DENVER -- Another milestone is set for Colorado’s pioneering marijuana industry. The first business that could allow cannabis consumption is expected to open by the end of the year. The developers of The Coffee Joint plan to allow customers to enjoy pot while also drinking a cup of Joe. Denver voters approved the social marijuana use initiative that allows businesses to offer on-site pot consumption. City regulators still have to approve the license for The Coffee Joint, but the business’ owners are confident their application will be given the OK.
MJ Freeway reveals theft of client data in 2016 cyberattack. MJ Freeway has notified its clients that some of their business information was stolen “on or about” Nov. 19, 2016.
A top Vermont lawmaker says the state could become the first in the U.S. to legalize marijuana through an act of lawmakers early next year. “It will be up for a vote in early January,” House Speaker Mitzi Johnson (D) said on Friday. “I expect that it likely will pass in early January.”
A California-based winery just announced the launch of a cannabis-infused wine. This is great news for wine and cannabis enthusiasts, as there’s no need to worry about mixing cannabis and drinking; this wine is also alcohol-free. The company that is offering this wine, Rebel Coast Winery, grows all of its grapes in Sonoma County, California, and uses a traditional winemaking process to produce the product. After making a classic wine, the company then removes the alcohol and add in 16 mg of organic THC to each bottle. Apparently, the fusion of the cannabis terpenes and classic wine flavor is what gives the drink its special taste and aroma.
Last week, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions held a behind-closed-doors meeting about marijuana with anti-legalization activists. Now, thanks to the fact that Sessions inadvertently showed an agenda for the meeting to a TV camera that was in the room to capture introductions — along with some high-tech sleuthing — we know what the prohibitionists discussed in secret after reporters were kicked out. A Twitter user was able to enhance a screen capture of the document that Marijuana Moment posted.
http://nwnewsnetwork.org/post/illegal-marijuana-grows-continue-even-era-legalization (AUDIO in Link)
Following our story last week on Washington State’s legalization of home grows, this headline: Illegal Marijuana Grows Continue, Even in an Era of Legalization”
8 FACTORS CALIFORNIA CANNABIS BUSINESSES NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STATE LICENSING
Highlights include the fact that there are remaining concerns about a burdensome barrier to entry for small businesses. Cannabis industry members voiced concerns that the new licensing fees will create a barrier of entry that gives big business an advantage.
Sunny Jones, the cannabis policy coordinator for the Oregon Department of Agriculture, helps growers navigate the complex regulatory system for marijuana and hemp.
Proposed A. Street Pot Grow in Ashland faces New Scrutiny