Business
Oregon is Hiring Pot Inspectors

Oregon is Hiring Pot Inspectors

Oregon is soon to have some new job openings. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) is putting out feelers in efforts to hire 11 Cannabis Compliance Officers before recreational sales begin Oct 1.

Medical marijuana dispensaries will begin to serve recreational users next month. And Oregon will begin to accept and review applications for strictly recreational businesses starting in early 2016.

Lifestyle
Marijuana Tourism on the Rise

Marijuana Tourism on the Rise

The key to tourism is having an attraction that most people can’t get where they live. Things like beaches and warm weather, the shows of New York City, the casinos of Las Vegas, etc.

Enter legal recreational marijuana. It’s new and it’s limited to a few states as of right now. And best of all, it’s something that is very much in demand. What stoner doesn’t want to walk into a nice, clean store and buy some good quality cannabis?

Business
Feds Give Weed Dispensaries a Tax Break on Merchandise Sales

Feds Give Weed Dispensaries a Tax Break on Merchandise Sales

If you want to support the cause of medical marijuana in the face of crushing and unjust taxation by the federal government, you have one easy option: “Buy more t-shirts,” said the nation’s leading dispensary tax attorney, San Francisco’s Henry Wykowski. “I’m not being facetious.”

This July, the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals gave the medical marijuana a billion-dollar piece of legal clarity.

Business
Cannabis Energy Drink Gives a Good Buzz

Cannabis Energy Drink Gives a Good Buzz

There are all types of ways to enjoy cannabis these days. You have the traditional smoking, adding it as a special ingredient in your favorite baked goods, the newly popular vaporizers and now thanks to an Austrian based beverage company, you can drink it. The Cannabis Energy Drink, released in 2014, is an all-natural energy drink that includes hemp seed oil to appeal to cannabis lovers everywhere. Just like other energy drinks this one includes caffeine and sugar as its base, vitamin B complex, and Taurine.  Unlike other energy drinks, this one contains cannabis.