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CBD in SOHO: Kevin Harrington’s CBD/Hemp Advisory Panel and CBD Pop-Up Event

Kevin Harrington and his “AsSeenOnTV.pro” Team realize the CBD/Hemp explosion is no fad and thankfully, is here to stay and growing exponentially stronger every day. In order to support this growing industry, they have formed a CBD/Hemp Advisory Panel comprised of a prestigious group of leading CBD/hemp experts and “movers and shakers” from a wide […]

A Goal without a Plan is Just a Wish: A Breakdown of the Medical Marijuana Licensing Process in Missouri

In what feels like eons ago, Missouri became the 32nd state in the country to legalize medical cannabis when voters approved Amendment 2 on the November 6, 2018 ballot. The Missouri Department Health and Senior Services (DHSS) began accepting license application fees for medical cannabis cultivation, infused product manufacturing and dispensaries on Jan. 5, 2018. […]

National Cannabis Industry Association Lobby Days | Observations and Insights | May 21-23, 2019

Washington D.C. in May is always the perfect time of year, summer weather but not too hot with temperatures in the low 80s and blue skies with puffy white clouds. This past May, the cherry blossom trees and flowers were in bloom everywhere. Just beneath the beautiful landscape, hyper-partisan politics lurked, and wrangling over the […]

California Cannabis Regulators Seek Control Over White Labeling Practices

The California Bureau of Cannabis Control (“BCC”) recently adopted Final Rules[1] that will greatly impact the legal marijuana industry in the Golden State.  While not as disruptive as initially proposed, the final regulations will require marijuana license holders that sell products under a brand owned by a non-licensee to report that brand owner as either […]

Adult-Use Dispensaries are Open in Massachusetts … and Sales are Through the Roof!

My partner, Cory Parnell, and I traveled to Boston recently to attend the National Cannabis Industry Association’s Seed to Sale Show.  Following the show, I toured Western Massachusetts and visited an adult-use dispensary in Leicester with clients who accompanied me from Denver.  At the time of our visit, there were only five adult-use dispensaries open […]

Six Months after Oklahoma State Question 788: Challenges and Opportunities Plentiful in the Wild, Wild Mid-West

Voters in North Dakota, Ohio, and Arkansas approved medical cannabis programs in 2016. Louisiana legalized medical marijuana through ultra-restrictive state legislation in 2015. Yet, none of these states have been able to achieve what Oklahoma has accomplished in just six months: the first sale to a registered patient. “I think we really are the wild, […]