One of California’s most revered medical marijuana collectives is on the brink of closure. The Wo/Man’s Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM) has provided medical marijuana to seriously ill patients for decades, but what makes it so iconic is its function as a true cooperative —patients are asked to provide a small donation if possible or volunteer for the organization in exchange for their medicine.
In efforts to slim down and become more streamline, one of Canada’s largest cannabis companies is announcing major layoffs.
Tilray had just opened it’s massive grow facility located in the Vancouver area in 2014. Before the recent round of layoffs, which in total netted 61 Tilray employed nearly 200 people at the grow operation giving them a high profile as one of the major employers in the region.
If this hasn’t happened to you, it’s probably because you don’t own a dog. You leave your freshly baked (or acquired) edibles saran wrapped on the counter, awaiting Sunday’s premiere of the latest True Detective. You go to work and upon your return notice Lassie isn’t quite as happy to see you as usual.
“What is it girl… Is Timmy stuck in the well?!” you ask. She stands still, gazing at you with rolling eyes and a lolling tongue.
Last month we reported on how well a medical marijuana bill was doing in Pennsylvania. Soon after that, the bill hit a wall in the state house; a wall consisting of one man, House Health Committee Chairman Matt Baker (R), who refuses to let the bill go through his committee because medical cannabis hasn’t been approved by the FDA.
Today presidential candidate and Senator Rand Paul will utilize his libertarian, laissez-faire political attitude in attempt to woo head players in the cannabis industry.
Paul’s fundraising reception will be at the Cannabis Business Summit meeting in Denver, CO, co-sponsored by the National Cannabis Industry Association. At the event, Paul will discuss and defend his stance on marijuana issues, such as banking regulations, medical marijuana policy, and nationwide legalization.
If you were planning on taking part in the First Church of Cannabis’ inaugural service this upcoming Wednesday, I have bad news for you. Church founder Bill Levin has announced via his Facebook page that there will be no marijuana use at the church’s kick-off event.
Last week Marion County prosecutor Terry Curry and Police Chief Rick Hite held a news conference to let folks know that arrests would be made if those in attendance chose to bring their pot with them.