WeedWorthy News Network

Hot off the press cannabis, marijuana, cbd and hemp news from around the world on the WeedWorthy News Network.
Michael Dresser ~ Washington Post ~   A proposal to build a medical marijuana production plant could provide a local economic boost to the region.
Jessica Bartlett ~ Boston Business Journal ~   The Boston Zoning Board of Appeals has given conditional approval to open a medical marijuana dispensary on Milk Street.
Becky Schlikerman ~ Chicago Sun-Times ~   If you want a bottle of booze in downstate Albion, you have to drive out of town. But the Edwards County town of less than 2,000 residents is the site of a huge medical marijuana farm.
Landon Miller ~ KTVN.com ~   Despite two years of delays, the state’s first MMJ dispensary is ready to open its doors.
Michael Walsh ~ Yahoo! Politics ~   If public opinion is any indication, nationwide marijuana legalization might not be such a pipe dream after all.
Mark Demsky ~ Fox40.com ~   In California this week, the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors revised its water code to declare marijuana cultivation a form of water waste.
Stacy Cowley ~ New York Times ~   Exhibitors at  cannabis expo in New York City 'play the game' when it comes to displaying their wares
Brigette Namata ~ KHON2 ~   Medical marijuana is a multibillion dollar industry and hundreds of hungry entrepreneurs are ready to make it a reality in Hawaii.
Zachariah Hughes ~ Alaska Public Media ~   The state has a year until it begins issuing licenses for businesses selling recreational marijuana. Between now and then, the Alcoholic Beverages Control Board is home to a new body developing regulations: the Marijuana Control Board.
Phil Rogers ~ NBC Chicago ~   The exhibit halls of the Chicago Hilton and Towers were packed with vendors offering a glimpse of the world as it’s about to become in Illinois, from lemonade to honey to krispie treats
Maria Gallucci  ~ International Business Times ~   “Cannabis is spurring on an ag-tech revolution,” said Troy Dayton, CEO of ArcView Group, a cannabis-industry research firm in Oakland, California.
Luke Runyon ~ KUNC Greeley ~   Following months of wrangling, the Colorado Department of Agriculture has secured a permit from federal drug enforcement officials to import industrial hemp seed from foreign countries.
Hub staff report ~ Johns Hopkins University ~   They urge states to heed lessons from alcohol, tobacco industries
Eric Hartley ~ Las Vegas Review-Journal   After spending months in limbo, waiting for the state to hash out rules for testing medical marijuana, laboratories might be able to get to work soon.
Joseph Spector ~ PressConnects ~   ALBANY – The state Department of Health announced Monday it is accepting applications from businesses interested in becoming registered organizations to manufacture and dispense medical marijuana in New York.
Trevor Hughes ~ USA Today ~   DENVER — With smiles, selfies and a few nervous chuckles, a group of Nevada legislators and policymakers got a first-hand look at Colorado's fast-growing legal marijuana industry this weekend, coming face-to-face with thousands of green growing plants.