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News for 11.22.16
 

Award: Best in Cannabis Sustainability/ Recycling

Award: Best in Cannabis Sustainability/ Recycling

On November 16th, 2016 Sun Grown Packaging Won the best in Cannabis Sustainability/ Recycling, by the Denver Post’s Cannabist Newsletter!

About the Awards
The Cannabist Awards recognize the world’s top marijuana and hemp businesses, researchers, technologists, thought leaders, products, influencers and philanthropists. Winners were ...
 
News for 10.07.16
 

Important Documentaries on Plastic

The destruction of our seas from the overuse of plastics is at the core of Sun Grown's mission to change.  We will begin posting important news on this topic that is close to all of our hearts, here at Sun Grown and why we do what we do.  This is called P ...
 
News for 09.28.16
 

OLCC Approves Sun Grown CRP 2.0

 


 
 
Our OLCC (Oregon Liquor Control Commission), has approved our packaging for Oregon...!
 
News for 03.17.16
 

Cannabinoids: The ultimate guide to cannabis medicine

Cannabinoids:  The ultimate guide to cannabis medicine
The Endocannabinoid System:
Endocanabinoids and their receptors are found throughout the body in the brain, organs, connective tissue, glands and immune cells. In each tissue, the cannabinoid system performs different tasks, but the goal is always the same—homeostasis (maintain stable internal environment regardless of fluctuations in the ...
 
News for 03.16.16
 

Pa. House takes up medical marijuana legislation

Pa. House takes up medical marijuana legislation
By Karen Langley / Post-Gazette Harrisburg Bureau
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania House on Monday took up legislation to allow the medical use of marijuana in the state, beginning to prepare the bill to send back to the Senate later this week.
By a vote of 152-38, the House approved a comprehensive amendment from House Judiciary Committee ...
 
News for 12.18.15
 

Feds Approve Truce in War on Medical Marijuana

Feds Approve Truce in War on Medical Marijuana
Earlier today, Congress passed a $1.1 trillion dollar spending bill, and in the process it approved a provision promising to keep federal law enforcement’s hands off of state-legal medical marijuana operations.
How big of a deal is this? Media interpretations are mixed.
From LostCoastOutpost.com by Ryan Burns
In the L.A. Times, reporter Evan ...
 
News for 12.17.15
 

Wide Variety of Product Categories in Infused Products and Extracts Sector

Wide Variety of Product Categories in Infused Products and Extracts Sector
The publicly traded infused products and extracts company with the highest market cap is Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd. (CSE: GLH), which had a market cap of C$52.66 million (approx. US$38.18 million) as of market close on December 16, 2015.
From www.equities.com by Viridian Capital Advisors
Cannabis processors and infused product manufacturers ...
 
News for 12.12.15
 

Congress quietly ends federal government's ban on medical marijuana

Congress quietly ends federal government's ban on medical marijuana


Tucked deep inside the 1,603-page federal spending measure is a provision that effectively ends the federal government's prohibition on medical marijuana and signals a major shift in drug policy.
The bill's passage over the weekend marks the first time Congress has approved nationally significant legislation backed by legalization ...
 
News for 12.08.15
 

Leading California marijuana legalization initiative adds safeguards for children, workers

Leading California marijuana legalization initiative adds safeguards for children, workers
The ballot initiative seen as California’s best chance at legalizing marijuana just got stronger.
Proponents of the measure known as the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) announced on Monday significant amendments to the language that adds safeguards for children, workers, local governments, and small businesses, according to an AUMA press ...
 
News for 12.07.15
 

The Pineapple Express taps design firm, The McBride Company, to envision the future of cannabis culture (and consumerism)

The Pineapple Express taps design firm, The McBride Company, to envision the future of cannabis culture (and consumerism)
In the landscape of global branding, retail has come to define the brand experience. Companies are expected to adapt emerging technologies and pair them with delicately merchandised products while retaining the perfect balance of experiential and shop-ability. Taking note of the modern retail experience, one cannabis company tapped a ...
 
News for 12.05.15
 

Legal Marijuana May Become A Reality in California Next Year

Legal Marijuana May Become A Reality in California Next Year
In the 1990's, California's decision to legalize medical marijuana put it at the forefront of pro-pot policy. However, California's failure to pass recreational marijuana legislation in 2010 led to it taking a backseat to other states when it comes to reforming recreational marijuana laws.
Today, four states and the District of Columbia have ...
 
News for 12.04.15
 

Company Claims to Have Created an Accurate Cannabis Breathalyzer

Company Claims to Have Created an Accurate Cannabis Breathalyzer
From Cannabis Now Magazine By 
As more states across the nation move to legalize cannabis for medicinal and recreational purposes, there is a great deal of pressure to develop a breathalyzer test that can easily, and more importantly, accurately determine if a person is driving stoned or whether they are just displaying THC metabolites ...
 
News for 12.03.15
 

Medical marijuana back at the center of debate in Florida

Medical marijuana back at the center of debate in Florida
The issue of medical marijuana in Florida will be front and center this week as a Senate panel takes up a bill that would allow terminally ill patients to use medical marijuana.
Lawmakers continue to grapple with whether to go beyond a 2014 law that approved a limited form of cannabis.

The Senate Criminal and Civil Justice Appropriations ...
 
News for 12.03.15
 

Federal Lawmakers Push to Cut DEA Marijuana Eradication Funds

Federal Lawmakers Push to Cut DEA Marijuana Eradication Funds
Over the last year, the DEA has found themselves in a good amount of hot water which may come back to haunt them in the next fiscal year.
Not only were there reports from this spring where DEA agents were found to be throwing wild sex parties funded by drug cartels in Columbia, but the current head of the administration, Chuck Rosenberg, is also ...
 
News for 12.02.15
 

Pain added to list of conditions for medical cannabis in Minnesota

Pain added to list of conditions for medical cannabis in Minnesota
ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) - The commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Health will add "intractable pain" to the list of qualifying medical conditions for medical cannabis. Patients certified as having intractable pain will be eligible to receive medical cannabis from the state’s two medical cannabis manufacturers, LeafLine Labs and Minnesota ...
 
News for 11.30.15
 

Activists Revive Effort to Overturn San Jose’s Pot Laws

Activists Revive Effort to Overturn San Jose’s Pot Laws
From San Jose Insider By 
Frustrated by what they call unworkable regulations, activists have revived an effort to replace San Jose’s pot ordinance with a voter initiative.
The Sensible San Jose measure headed for the June 2016 ballot would require dispensaries to register with the city, pay taxes and follow a new set of ...
 
News for 11.30.15
 

Hemp returning to North Carolina fields ... legally

Hemp returning to North Carolina fields ... legally
By next summer, some North Carolina farm fields could be filled with cannabis plants - not marijuana, but hemp, which is marijuana's near-twin in appearance but has little of the ingredient that makes people high.
For the first time in decades, hemp will be a legal crop in this state.
Initially it's to be grown only on an experimental basis. ...
 
News for 11.27.15
 

(Michigan) Medical marijuana law may receive upgrades

A series of three bills that passed through the Michigan House and are now expected to be taken up by the Senate would enhance the state’s medical marijuana law, possibly paving the way for lucrative business ventures.
The bills, HB 4209, HB 4210 and HB 4827, would establish regulations for licensed dispensaries, allow for edibles and create ...
 
News for 11.25.15
 

7 ways marijuana dispensaries will look totally different in 2020

7 ways marijuana dispensaries will look totally different in 2020
From Tech Insider, By

Marijuana dispensaries have come a long way from the seedy head shops lining Venice Beach.
Today, these brick-and-mortar establishments range from boutique shops where "budtenders" walk you through the product line to fluorescent-lit clinics where medicinal use is emphasized.
The dispensary of the future ...
 
News for 11.23.15
 

How Centralized Processing Could Help Small Cannabis Farmers

How Centralized Processing Could Help Small Cannabis Farmers
From The Ganjier By @caseyoneill42
My next proposition may seem outlandish, and I offer it for discussion: Centralized Processing. I have come to believe that it could provide the balance between a hyper-regulated California business environment and the small farms of rural California.
Cannabis flowers are delicate; drying and ...
 
News for 11.21.15
 

Cannabis Farms Need the Agricultural Cooperative Model

Cannabis Farms Need the Agricultural Cooperative Model
From The Ganjier By @caseyoneill42
“A cooperative (coop) or co-operative (co-op) is an autonomous association of people who voluntarily cooperate for their mutual social, economic and cultural benefit.”  (Source: Wikipedia)
Consumer: owned by consumers who buy goods or services from their cooperative. Producer: owned by ...
 
News for 11.20.15
 

Marijuana edible products need stronger regulation, Stanford experts say

Marijuana edible products need stronger regulation, Stanford experts say
Stanford Law Professors Rob MacCoun and Michelle Mello say that marijuana edibles, which look like snacks and are often highly potent, should be better regulated in an effort to protect young children.
FROM Stanford Report BY CLIFTON B. PARKER
Two Stanford law professors call for stronger regulations on the formulation and packaging of ...
 
News for 11.19.15
 

4 packaging designs that create high expectations for cannabis products

4 packaging designs that create high expectations for cannabis products
Branding and safety are now coming to the forefront for packaging of cannabis products, as the market for medicinal and recreational marijuana intensifies.
With Americans voting to legalize marijuana in a growing number of states, for recreational as well as medical use, demand for cannabis packaging design expertise is booming.
Dispensaries ...
 
News for 11.18.15
 

Utah State Legislature to consider two medical marijuana bills

Utah State Legislature to consider two medical marijuana bills
Fox13 Salt Lake BY 
SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah State Legislature will consider two separate medical marijuana bills when it meets next year.
But cannabis advocates claim only one of those bills will actually do patients some good.
The legislature's interim Health and Human Services Committee met Wednesday to discuss a pair of bills....
 
News for 11.17.15
 

The Next 11 States to Legalize Marijuana

The Next 11 States to Legalize Marijuana
From MarijuanaWorldNews.com
1. Massachusetts – Under Massachusetts’ state law, an individual can only be fined a maximum of $100 for possession an ounce or less of marijuana — the result of a 2008 ballot to decriminalize possession of small amounts of the drug. The impact of decriminalization has been dramatic. While there were more than 10,000 ...

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