Marijuana Business

Company Tradiv Raising $1M for Cannabis B2B Marketplace

Company Tradiv Raising $1M for Cannabis B2B Marketplace

A company in Colorado, Tradiv, is raising $1 million for a cannabis B2B marketplace to connect legal marijuana businesses. Tradiv is backed by cannabis accelerator CanopyBuilder, which has a 9.5% equity stake in the company. Tradiv’s public SEC filing shows that the startup as raised $650K. Other parties noted in […]

No More Cannabis Clubs in Washington

No More Cannabis Clubs in Washington

Well, looks like the politicians have done it again in Washington with House Bill 2136.  Just as state of Washington celebrates one year anniversary of legalization of recreational marijuana, the state decides to reel in certain businesses.  The state lawmakers outlawed cannabis social clubs.  The Bill was originally meant to […]

Should Marijuana Use Be Legal in Private Businesses

The organizers for the 2012 Amendment to Colorado Marijuana Law that made it legal for recreational users that are 21 years and older, are now pushing once again to get the voters to allow marijuana use in private business settings.  The organizing group is hoping to collect enough signatures to […]

Colorado Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Employers

On Monday, 6/15/20015, Colorado Supreme Court upheld earlier lower court ruling that employers can terminate employees for use of medical marijuana.  The case Brandon Coats vs Dish Networks in which Brandon Coats challenged employer’s zero tolerance drug policy. Brandon Coats, a quadriplegic who holds a medical marijuana card to treat […]

States Ranked By Price Of Weed

States Ranked By Price Of Weed

What is the price for an ounce of high quality marijuana in your state? Depending on one’s state of residence, the answer to the price of weed question is going to vary widely with the lowest prices, not surprisingly, in those states that have legalized marijuana. Forbes recently did an article […]

New Roadside Device To Detect Marijuana DUI

New Roadside Device To Detect Marijuana DUI

A couple of University of Akron students, Mariam Crow and Kathleen Stitzlein, have invented a roadside device to detect the level of THC in drivers. The device, called “Cannibuster“, tests the saliva using lab-on-chip technology to determine concentration of the chemical in the bloodstream. The Cannibuster has the potential to completely […]

Lawyers Expand From Defending Marijuana Prosecutions To Legal Advice For Cannabis Industry

Lawyers Expand From Defending Marijuana Prosecutions To Legal Advice For Cannabis Industry

As the trend in criminal prosecutions for marijuana continue to point downward, lawyers are looking to expand from defending marijuana prosecutions to providing legal advice for the cannabis industry. One of the main arguments for marijuana legalization and decriminalization is the reduction in marijuana-related criminal prosecutions. According to a recent […]

MinnMed Raises $16.6 Million To Open Marijuana Dispensaries

MinnMed Raises $16.6 Million To Open Marijuana Dispensaries

Minnesota Medical Solutions (MinnMed) has raised $16.6 million to fund its opening of medical marijuana dispensaries in the state. MinnMed is one of two Minnesota companies licensed to grow & distribute medical cannabis in the Minnesota. The capital raise follows LeafLine Labs, Minnesota’s other cannabis grow licensee, which raised $12.4 […]