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2014-03-05 12:27:52

Kush Bottles urges industry leaders to act responsibly SANTA ANA, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kush Bottles, North America's largest supplier of child-resistant packaging and state approved Philips Rx bottles for the marijuana industry, commented on the recent article in the New York Times stating that opponents of legal marijuana are watching Colorado closely for any signs of problems, which they could utilize and amplify to curb the entire industry. "Opponents of...

2014-02-26 23:00:32

A&A Packaging comments on Colorado's success in the first quarter of marijuana sales and how they benefited by being prepared for high demand in dispensary supplies. Commerce, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Colorado's new recreational marijuana legislation is only one month old but its first month implementation saw Colorado collect over $1 Million in sales taxes according to USA Today and NBC News. This is even more significant since a limited number of stores were able to...

2014-02-25 23:21:30

Former Imperial Tobacco factory in Aylmer, Ontario will produce product that exceeds Health Canada standards and creates quality jobs. Canadian market could exceed $1.3 Billion in 2024. Aylmer, Canada. (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Toronto-based WeedMD.com, (“WeedMD.com” or the “Company”), an innovative medical marijuana producer with a unique business plan, is pleased to announce that it is in the process of completing a $3 million financing round to launch a new plant in Aylmer,...

2014-02-25 12:28:16

RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The City of Richmond and MediJean underscored their positions as undisputed thought leaders in the new federal medical marijuana industry by setting a historical national precedent when Richmond's Council unanimously voted to pass MediJean's rezoning application through first reading. The process Richmond established might well define how every municipality in the country can work with a medical marijuana company to ensure the community's needs...

2014-01-31 23:04:03

A&A Packaging comments Florida's medical marijuana initiatives and the ability to provide state approved dispensary supplies if the ballot passes in 2014. Commerce, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 The controversial debate regarding medical marijuana has taken a surprising turn in a Southern state. In November 2014, Florida voters will decide whether medical marijuana will be legalized in the state. Recently, the Supreme Court approved an initiative that will add this proposal to the...

2014-01-15 23:27:54

Detroit Medical Marijuana School teaches legal principles of business entrepreneurship on Saturday, January 18th, 2013. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The State of Michigan has instituted one of the most humane approaches to giving people with life threatening illnesses access to medical marijuana. People with debilitating medical conditions such as cancer, glaucoma, positive HIV status, AIDS, Hepatitis C, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Crohn's Disease, Alzheimer's have...

2013-12-19 23:24:42

The medical marijuana industry has acknowledged the historic steps taken by the country of Uruguay regarding marijuana legalization. Commerce, Ca (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Just last week Uruguay’s Senate approved, by a 16-13 vote, a government sponsored bill that would regulate the cultivation, distribution and consumption of marijuana within the country. Uruguay became the first country to legalize marijuana so liberally and many other on looking countries, including the United States,...

2013-11-30 23:03:40

A&A Packaging is excited to be witness to this historic step for the medical marijuana industry. Commerce, CA (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 The State of Colorado has issued its first recreational marijuana sales license to a dispensary in Central City, Colorado. Annie's, a dispensary located in the Rocky mountain Gambling town, was the recipient of the historic license. It is one of eight dispensaries owned by the Strainwise company to have applied for licensure and the first to be...

2013-10-03 12:25:55

TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - MediJean is taking bold steps in favour of building an industry-leading and new vision for what a medical marijuana company stands for and how it should operate. The company is putting research first, growing pharma-grade, quality-assured cannabis. MediJean will ensure that people who need medical marijuana receive the highest-quality medicine available on the market. Earlier this week MediJean announced it had been approved by Health Canada to...

2013-09-03 08:29:28

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medbox, Inc. (OTC Markets: MDBX) (www.medboxinc.com), a leader in providing consulting services and patented systems to the medical and retail industries, announced that their patented software and hardware system provides dispensaries and regulatory agencies with comprehensive means to meet the priorities spelled out by the US Department of Justice in the August 29 memo to United States Attorneys titled, "Guidance Regarding Marijuana...