CCMA Greenbrief May 24: High Tax Could Doom CA Cannabis… Pot Revenue Projections Lowered… Cannabis Farmers Examine Regenerative Agriculture…

CCMA Political greenBrief Thursday, May 24, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org How CA’s Tax Rates Compare  “There are unregulated growers who are doing tremendous environmental damage. There are unregulated retailers that are selling unsafe products or products that are laced with other substances. It’s a mess out there. And ...
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CCMA Greenbrief May 23: LA County Votes To Reduce, Eliminate Marijuana-Related Convictions…First Marijuana Based Drug Product Nearing FDA Approval…Clarifying California’s Rules About Medical Marijuana Cards…

CCMA Political greenBrief Wednesday, May 23, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org CA Senate Candidate Alison Hartson Wants To Fight Back For Cannabis Regulation “In the last five years, I’ve been getting at the root cause of all the issues we’re facing, and I firmly believe that if we’re going to get something like a ...
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CCMA Greenbrief May 21: CA Bureau Of Cannabis Control Proposes Extension Of Emergency Cannabis Regulations… CA’s ‘Pot Desert’ Problem… Cal Poly Students Want To Grow And Study Hemp…

CCMA Political greenBrief Monday, May 21, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org Cal Poly Students Conor Stephen, Left, And Ted Fitzgerald Are Working To Get A Pilot Program Started At The University To Conduct Research On Industrial Hemp “We’re doing it for the overall scientific understanding of this crop. We’re lacking so much ...
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CCMA Greenbrief May 18: CA Co-Working Licenses Could Help Further Equity In Cannabis… Why Medical Cannabis Isn’t A Fully Blooming Industry…Yet… 4 Inspirational Lessons From Women Leaders In The Cannabis Business…

CCMA Political greenBrief Friday, May 18, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org Marijuana Users By The Numbers “A lot of people are trying to patent various strains, but that hasn’t been very successful either due to questionable genetics of individual strains available. I think they realized that the only hope for them to make money is to ...
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CCMA Greenbrief May 14: CA Tax Revenue About $100M Below Estimates… Cannabis Transporters May Have To Report Themselves To Feds… Regulators Say Crackdown Is Needed on Black Market Cannabis…

CCMA Political greenBrief Monday, May 14, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org At The Age Of 70, Sue Taylor Is The First African American Senior To Own  A Medical Cannabis Dispensary In The Bay Area “You don’t go on the medical cannabis journey without your primary care doctor. Whether they agree with your decision to use cannabis or not, they ...
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CCMA Greenbrief May 11: Xzibit Sued For Promoting Pesticide-Laced Weed… CA Police Claim Edibles “Could Cause Death”… Cannabis Tax Revenue Falls Short In CA…

CCMA Political greenBrief Friday, May 11, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org Cannabis Users Claiming Sickness After Consuming Rapper Xzibit’s THC Cartridges “Legalization done poorly has actually hurt the well regulated market in California. Consumers can’t access the product they want. Most consumers in California probably ...
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CCMA Greenbrief May 10: US Marijuana Sales May Reach $10 Billion This Year…CA Cannabis Tax Revenue 80% Below Expected Projections… Marijujana Being Recommend For Pregnancy…

CCMA Political greenBrief Thursday, May 10, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org Expected Retail Sales Of Medical And Recreational Cannabis In The United States This Year “We started off last year with 10 employees. When the December tax bill came, it was either pay the tax or reduce the headcount.”  Jesse Melendrez, Monterey County business ...
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CCMA Greenbrief May 9: Federal Agents Search CA Mayor’s Home… CA’s Marijuana Tax Collections Lag Below Expectations… Feds’ Veterans Affairs Medicinal Cannabis Research Bill Advances…

CCMA Political greenBrief Wednesday, May 9, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org Bud Prices Plummet As Oregon Farmer’s Grow Too Much Product, Panic Begins To Set In “The market is now in a position where only the large businesses are the ones that produce at a lower cost can survive.” Economist Beau Whitney On Oregon’s ...
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CCMA Greenbrief May 8: Cannabusinesses Flee Los Angeles As City Stuggles To Regulate… UCSD Receives $4.7M Grant to Study CBD as Autism Treatment… Canadian Cannabis Act On Track for Summer 2018 Implementation…

CCMA Political greenBrief Tuesday, May 8, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org Kenny Morrison, CEO Of VCC Brands Leaves LA Because Their Inability To Approve Business Licenses In A Timely Manner. “To stay alive. To stay in the game.” Kenny Morrison of VCC Brands on why he left Los Angeles “You could call it the new gray area. The gray area ...
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CCMA Greenbrief May 7: CA Insurance Commissioner Approves Coverage for Landlords of Cannabusinesses…. Cannabis Industry Political Expenditures Hit $600K in Q1… Sacramento’s First Legal Pot Event Attracts Thousands of Attendees…

CCMA Political greenBrief Monday, May 7, 2018 www.cannabismanufacturers.org CA Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer Talks Cannabis With Melissa Ethridge “I’ll be the first one, I’ll be the guinea pig. Some of the most brilliant people I’ve ever met in my life, at least as far as business is concerned, are locked up.” Assemblymember ...
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