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Arizona medical marijuana vendors expect windfall with legalization of recreational cannabis

10/13/2020 — The following article was published by the Phoenix Business Journal on October 10, 2020: Medical marijuana dispensaries and vendors are expecting big financial gains if voters approve Proposition 207 legalizing recreational cannabis in Arizona. The industry already generates revenue of some $900 million a year in the state, and industry players expect that […]

Emerging Trends in Cannabis: The Cannabis Cafe

Throughout the past few years, cannabis cafes have been popping up around the nation, becoming the new, trending way to purchase and consume cannabis products. Usually a combination dispensary and eatery, these cafe styles vary by location and state. Currently, cannabis cafes are not legally permitted to serve cannabis-infused food.  Instead, they serve a widely-varied […]

Collinsville, IL Dispensary Sells $5M in First Month of Legalization

Article from St. Louis Public Radio (stlpublicradio.org) “COLLINSVILLE — Illinois Supply and Provisions recorded $5 million in sales of recreational marijuana in the first month of the year, city officials announced Tuesday. The preliminary figures come after a strong month of sales across the whole state. Illinois sold nearly $40 million of legal marijuana in […]

A Letter to the Editor of Hemp News from John Hartsell, owner of DIZPOT.

Letter to the Editor John Hartsell Owner, DIZPOT LLC The Green Rush is over?  Middle America says otherwise. Founder of the Beverly Hills Cannabis Club, Cheryl Shuman recently proclaimed that “the Green Rush will be over” and that only consolidation lies ahead. Shuman has made a name for herself influencing high-stakes investments in the California […]

Marijuana Legalization Bill Approved By Congressional Committee In Historic Vote

Could federal legalization finally be in sight? introduced by Chairman Jerrold Nadler, This legislation Could deschedule Marijuana and expunge thousands of records. Will this be the start of a long road to the end of marijuana prohibition and drug wars? we hope so! Read here: https://www.marijuanamoment.net/watch-live-congress-holds-historic-vote-on-bill-to-federally-legalize-marijuana/

AZ Medical Marijuana Cards Go Digital

The Arizona Department of Health Services announced today that it will be switching to a digital identification system for medical marijuana cardholders.  Current patients should update their information with ADHS as soon as possible to take advantage of the new system.  The ADHS issued the following instructions for updating your information:   Hello, To better […]

9/8/19 DIZPOT Quick Hits: Legalization in 2020

Arizona Voters Favor Marijuana Legalization? Maybe, If It’s the Right Plan A new poll showing that Arizona voters generally favor adult-use marijuana legalization in 2020 created a lot of excitement last week. But the real trick for proponents will be to come up with a proposed ballot measure that voters like. History shows this will […]

DIZPOT Quick Hits 7/5/2019

Nurses accidentally get high after grandfather brings ‘thank you’ cake laced with cannabis Man unknowingly gifts an edible to a hospital nurse staff. Reportedly left over from his grandson’s birthday party. The cake didn’t cause any harm, but apparently, the staff is getting some new information on how to receive edible gifts. Cease-And-Desist Order Issued […]

DIZPOT’s Weekend Quick Hits 6/28/2019

Oregon has too much cannabis. Two laws may help the state manage its surplus Oregon has been primed for producing an excess of cannabis since before recreational legalization. Through their effective “Go Legal” campaign, designed to transform black market producers into legal farmers, Oregon has found itself with the largest relative surplus in the country. […]

DIZPOT’s Weekend Quick Hits 6/21/2019

The weekend is almost upon us – here are some “Quick Hits” of cannabis industry related news articles from the week. Colorado Surpasses $1 Billion in Tax Revenue from Cannabis Sales  Colorado, along with Washington, is recreational cannabis’ oldest market. This article features the benefits that recreational marijuana can bring, along with the lessons learned […]