‘Why so uptight about this?’: Doctors, nurses and Nimbin ‘elders’ trade cannabis tips: There were GPs, nurses, hospital specialists and a row of “tribal elders” from Nimbin — so many people the staff had to set up more tables. All wanted to know more about the drug. http://ab.co/2rWVSaQ @abcaustralia #cannabis

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Cannabis M&A: Practice Pointers and Pitfalls When Buying or Selling a Cannabis Business: The Stage is Set According to the Marijuana Policy Group, the U.S. cannabis industry is expected to reach more than $13 billion in sales by 2020 and create more jobs than the U.S. manufacturing industry. According to…

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MJ Freeway’s Source Code Stolen & Published Online: Portions of MJ Freeway’s source code were reportedly stolen and posted in Reddit threads as well as on Gitlab.com, a source code hosting website. On June 15th, the account “MJFreeway Open Source” was made on Gitlab.com, and portions of the source code…

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PA Announces First 12 Grower/Processor Permit Winners: The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced today the first 12 winners of growing and processing permits for the state’s medical cannabis program. At first glance, it appears those who won the permits have teams with experience in successful cannabis operations elsewhere in the…

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‘We’re on to something good’: Doctors learn how to prescribe medicinal cannabis: A Brisbane cancer survivor says medicinal cannabis helped heal a large ulcerating tumour eating into his neck as doctors prepare to meet in Melbourne to learn more about prescribing the newly available drug. http://ab.co/2tftzkR @abcaustralia #cannabis

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National Association of Cannabis Businesses Announces Launch: According to a press release, the National Association of Cannabis Businesses (NACB) launches today, becoming the first self-regulatory organization (SRO) for the cannabis industry. With their mission to help compliance, transparency and growth of cannabis companies, they will lead member businesses in establishing…

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Former Mexican President Ridicules Justice Department’s Cannabis Policy: This week, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) hosted their annual Cannabis Business Summit in Oakland, California amid some alarming news in Washington. On Monday, a letter written by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions back in early May made its way into…

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