Adult Use of Marijuana Act

The people of the State of California are set to decide whether to make recreational marijuana use legal, as other Western states have done, after the California Secretary of State's office said on Tuesday the issue will be put to voters in the November ballot. (more…)

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Microsoft is Half Baked

Microsoft is welcoming marijuana compliance company Kind Financial onto its Azure Government cloud platform, marking a legitimizing first for the legal cannabis business while positioning the technology giant at the vanguard of a potentially lucrative new industry. Los Angeles-based Kind, which provides seed-to-sale tracking solutions, had been a commercial client of Microsoft's Azure cloud since its 2014 debut. But after nearly nine months of talks with Microsoft officials, Kind CEO David Dinenberg got the word his company would be promoted to Azure Government, a separate cloud platform whose security and compliance protocols are geared toward entities that interact with federal agencies.
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What About Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

What about medical marijuana dispensaries? If the 2016 California pot initiative passes what will happen to the already existing medical marijuana dispensaries? Simple, they will merely re-brand their business and continue to do business and continue to serve their patients. Actually, its a great question as of now the medical marijuana dispensaries are the only ones profiting from their businesses. (more…)

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2016 California Pot Initiative

A 2015 poll conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California found 53% of Californians supported legalizing recreational use of the drug, a high since polling began, however, in 2016 the numbers are at about 59%. (more…)

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DEA Ponders Changing Cannabis From a Scheduled Drug

The Drug Enforcement Agency is tasked with changing cannabis from a scheduled drug to none at all.  If this were to occur then everything will undoubtedly change, especially in the State of California.  A task force is set to enter into discussions later this year in order to make it all work.  It comes at a time where Obama is leaving office and the State of California citizenry will vote on an upcoming ballot to recreational the use of cannabis.  This crucial time will be a pivoting motion for the law to change across the board in where federal authorities will no longer have the authority to enforce certain laws as it pertains to enforcement.  (more…)

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