This Week In Cannabis – September 25, 2017

redditlinkMarijuana-Infused Wine Being Sold

Marijuana-Infused Wine Being Sold in California For Medical Card Holders

(source) – Canna Vine, is selling a cannabis infused wine that has active THC in it and is green in color. Only those in California with a medical marijuana card can purchase a bottle of cannabis wine. Half bottles start at $120 dollars and can go all the way up to $400.

redditlinkStudy: Legal Cannabis May Reduce Opioid Usage

Study: Legal Cannabis May Reduce Opioid Usage

(source) – A new study shows that patients who take cannabis for pain treatment tend to stop coming back for more pain management help and some even lower their total prescriptions usage too. The study was based on an observation by Dr. Anthony Reeve, a pain specialist.

redditlinkIceland - Cannabis Legalization Bill Proposed

Iceland – Cannabis Legalization Bill Proposed in Parliament

(source) – A bill was proposed by MP Pawel Bartoszek to regulate the full processes of selling and using cannabis throughout Iceland. Under the bill you would need to be least 20 years of age to purchase. According to the latest poll 6.6% of Icelandic adults use cannabis and 77% oppose it.

redditlinkLas Vegas Dispensaries Going 24/7

Another Las Vegas Dispensary Can Stay Open 24/7

(source) – The City Council voted to allow Oasis Cannabis to stay open 24/7. The current mayors son does have some stake in marijuana companies. This looks to be the second dispensary to be open 24/7 after North Las Vegas allowed a dispensary to go 24/7 last month.

redditlinkOntario Offers Marijuana Production Certifications

An Ontario College is Offering Post Secondary Marijuana Production Certifications

(source) – Niagara College is offering students a chance to gain a certification in Post Secondary Marijuana Production. The college is well know for other certifications such as their world class wine production program. This will be the first in the country and they plan to open the program fall of 2018

redditlinkOntario Government Planning $10 Grams

The Ontario Government is Looking Into Selling Cannabis at $10 Per Gram

(source) – The Ontario Government is looking into selling cannabis for $10 per gram. This is expected to generate around $100 million in gross annual tax revenue. It is unclear if buying large amounts, such as ounces, would result in a cheaper price, or it will be a $10 per gram no matter what.

redditlinkMaine Wants Cannabis Drive-Thrus

Proposed Cannabis Rules Will Allow Online Sales & Drive-Thrus in Maine

(source) – Maine’s Legislature’s Marijuana Committee has proposed regulations would allow marijuana to be sold online, and allow the use of drive-thrus for sales. Customers would have to provide proof they are 21 when picking up their cannabis. Some believe online sales will lead to easy pot access for minors.

redditlinkNorthern Michigan University Offers Medical Marijuana Major For Undergraduates

Northern Michigan University Offers Medical Marijuana Major For Undergraduates

(source) – Northern Michigan University is offering medical marijuana training courses. This is the first college in the country to be offering a service like this. It is expected to help train students for the ever growing career in medical marijuana sales and cultivation.

redditlink77 Year Old Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Cannabis Cultivation

77 Year Old Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Cannabis Cultivation

(source) – A 77 year old man was sentenced to 10 years in jail for growing more than 1,700 marijuana plants. Detectives running another case smelled marijuana at the home of Charles Frederick White and after obtaining a search warrant found more than 1,200 plants.

redditlinkSenator Al Franken Cosponsors Cannabis Legislation To Tax Cultivators and Sellers

Senator Al Franken Cosponsors Cannabis Legislation To Tax Cultivators and Sellers

(source) – Senator Al Franken has joined in cosponsoring a bill to help tax cannabis sellers and cultivators in states that have medical and recreational marijuana. This bill would help give cannabis businesses access to financial tools most businesses have and help legitimize them as a business.