MJINews.com

Media Misses Real Danger In Hash Oil

All across the nation, news media outlets are sounding the alarm over something they do not understand. You may have noticed the news becoming filled with stories about this dangerous new “marijuana wax.”

The post Media Misses Real Danger In Hash Oil appeared first on MJ Investor News.

Read More

“Big Ag” to Begin MMJ Cultivation in Illinois

Illinois’s Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act establishes a 4-year pilot program allowing the cultivation and dispensing of marijuana for medical purposes. Although the law became effective in January, 2014, much of this year has been spent building the regulatory framework necessary to administer the program.

The post “Big Ag” to Begin MMJ Cultivation in Illinois appeared first on MJ Investor News.

Read More

Morning Shift: Investors Ready to Cash in on Medical Marijuana Business

We talk about how some Illinois residents plan to invest in Illinois’ medical marijuana business. And, we look at the Illinois Green Party’s attempts at getting on the November ballot. Plus, we chat with one of Chicago’s renowned photographers, John H. White.

The post Morning Shift: Investors Ready to Cash in on Medical Marijuana Business appeared first on MJ Investor News.

Read More

Philadelphia to Decriminalize Marijuana

The city of brotherly love has just gotten a lot more loving. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter confirmed that on Monday, September 15, he will sign into law a bill which decriminalizes marijuana. The bill will institute a $25 fine for simple possession of 30 grams or fewer instead of jail time. Once the bill is signed, it will go into effect on October 20.

The post Philadelphia to Decriminalize Marijuana appeared first on MJ Investor News.

Read More

Massachusetts Cannabis Research Labs

Massachusetts Cannabis Research Labs is the only ISO-17025 accredited medical marijuana testing laboratory located on the East Coast. MCR Labs offers quality assurance in testing all MMJ products, marijuana buds as well as MIP’s. The laboratory utilizes methodologies from the pharmaceutical industry to further improve marijuana test accuracy and lower costs.

The post Massachusetts Cannabis Research Labs appeared first on MJ Investor News.

Read More

No Shock: Big Pharma Tied to Anti-Pot

Smart Approaches to Marijuana was created in part by Patrick Kennedy, a former Rhode Island congressman known for being son of Ted Kennedy and for crashing his car into a Capitol Hill barricade in 2006. In an article from The Nation, Kennedy railed against marijuana in the name of improving mental health.

The post No Shock: Big Pharma Tied to Anti-Pot appeared first on MJ Investor News.

Read More

Marijuana Dispensaries Need Access to Banking System

NEARLY TWO years after Massachusetts voters approved medical marijuana, nine distribution centers are to open next year in places like Brookline, Lowell, Salem, and Quincy. The state licensing process for these dispensaries has been convoluted. And yet that path seems easy to navigate compared with the latest obstacle: the banking system.

The post Marijuana Dispensaries Need Access to Banking System appeared first on MJ Investor News.

Read More

John Morgan’s Intoxicated Speech Outrages Opponents and No One Else

In this digital age where cell-phones are everywhere, and where every phone has a camera, it is hard to have an embarrassing moment that isn’t captured on film. Of all people, public figures have to watch what they say because someone could always have the camera rolling.

The post John Morgan’s Intoxicated Speech Outrages Opponents and No One Else appeared first on MJ Investor News.

Read More

Colorado Testing Edibles by Year’s End

Colorado is building a reputation as the national laboratory for getting marijuana mostly right, and the edible side of the industry is no exception. However, edibles present their own set of challenges from the regulatory perspective. Challenges range from the agricultural to the pharmaceutical to child safety.

The post Colorado Testing Edibles by Year’s End appeared first on MJ Investor News.

Read More

Kevin Smith’s New Film Brands Marijuana

The world of cinema and cannabis culture have recently intersected through an innovative marketing tactic. On Friday, September 6, 2014, The New York Times reported on the advertising technique of “Tusk,” a new movie by Kevin Smith, which includes selling two medical marijuana strains under the movie’s brand names: Mr. Tusk and White Walrus.

The post Kevin Smith’s New Film Brands Marijuana appeared first on MJ Investor News.

Read More