List of Massachusetts Recreational Marijuana Dispensaries

This Tuesday, recreational marijuana dispensaries will be open for business in Massachusetts for adults 21 years and older. For those looking to purchase weed on Tuesday, it is good to know that there will only be two shops open, New England Treatment Access and Cultivate Holdings. As more shops open, we here at Leafbuyer will […]

Puff, Puff, Passed: Cannabis Wins This Midterm

Michigan becomes the tenth state to legalize cannabis on a recreational level, and Missouri and Utah now join thirty-one other states who have legalized medical marijuana. But what’s next and how will this affect employers? Here is a quick summary of some of the major issues employers may face now that cannabis is legal in […]

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Best Cannabis Stocks Practices for New Investors

As marijuana legalization sweeps across the nation, the financial opportunities continue to manifest, with many referring to the potential of the marijuana industry as the “green rush.” Marijuana related profits used to be contained to the black market, but the advent of legalization has meant those profits have spread to the people; those in business, […]

How Safe Is It To Smoke Marijuana Every Day?

We hear a variation of this question a lot. “Am I an addict if I smoke marijuana every day?” As with most questions, answers will be all over the place. But the most important answer is how you answer it yourself. Unfortunately, there are no definitive research that you can point to for the complete answer. […]

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Don’t Be a Marijuana Mooch!

DON’T BE THE MOOCH. This morning when I went to the gym before work, I put on an NPR podcast that delved into the story of the FTC’s bust of David Diamond. Diamond is an infamous Angeleno who defrauded hundreds of people via telemarketing scams. In the podcast, the interviewee does a great job of […]

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Washington State Regulates CBD Additives as Used in Marijuana Products

Earlier this year, the Washington Legislature passed House Bill 2334 (the “Bill”) into law. The Bill allows licensed marijuana producers and processors to use cannabidiol (CBD) from a source not licensed by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB). The Bill defines a “CBD product” as “any product containing or consisting of cannabidiol” and would permit […]

The Weed in News: Mexico May (and Should) Legalize Next; Americans Still Pine for Adult Use; and the End of U.S. Prohibition is on the Horizon

As Canada legalizes marijuana and Mexico thinks about doing the same, one burning question is on the minds of many: When will the United States legalize recreational marijuana? Mexican officials announced they may reform their marijuana laws; a new poll finds American support for legalization is higher than ever; and Colorado researchers predict when cannabis […]

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Procedural Hurdles for Washington Marijuana Businesses

Some LCB policies make hurdles tough to clear. Regulatory challenges can be substantive or procedural. Substantive challenges include things like Washington’s ban on out of state ownership and its view that licensee royalty payment constitute profit-sharing. These types of rules and interpretations are challenging because, as a policy matter, businesses aren’t allowed to pursue certain […]

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California Cannabis Delivery: Not So Fast and Furiously Difficult

When the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) first released its proposed medical cannabis regulations under the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA) last April it created license types for laboratories, retailers, distributors, and transporters. Most people were surprised (and worried) when they found out that the MCRSA did not create a license type […]