1,500 Attend New England Cannabis Convention’s Inaugural Vermont Show

About 1,500 attended the New England Cannabis Convention’s inaugural show in South Burlington, Vermont, meeting the expectations of organizers and setting the stage for an event next year – when cannabis use and possession will be legal for adults in the state. “The hype is real,” said Eli Harrington, co-founder of Heady Vermont and one […]

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Connecticut House Committee Advances Rec. Cannabis Bill

The Connecticut House Appropriations Committee has narrowly advanced a recreational cannabis bill, moving it to the floor which could consider the measure before the end of this year’s legislative session. The measure passed the committee 27-24. The measure would require the Secretary of the Office of Policy and Management, in consultation with the Chief State’s […]

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Connecticut Seeking Applications for 3 MMJ Dispensaries

Connecticut’s Department of Consumer Protection is seeking applications for at least three new medical cannabis dispensaries by Apr. 9. Applicants are required to submit business plan information including organization structure, security plans, and compassionate care plans. “Our state’s Medical Marijuana Program is incredibly successful, and is growing rapidly. When there is a substantial increase in […]

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Topical Wins ‘Best Overall’ at Inaugural New England Harvest Cup

A cannabis-infused topical took home the top prize at the first-ever New England Harvest Cup, held in Worcester, Massachusetts over the weekend. The topical, “Sweet Releaf” produced by Clinton Bradshaw of Rhode Island’s Rogue Island Genetics, won best overall product, the Boston Globe reports. “It’s nice. It was surprising to [win] overall; to see a […]

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Cannabis Marketing Strategies New England Coming to Boston Feb. 28 to March 1

CBI—the leading marketing events firm—now launches the first conference of its kind: Cannabis Marketing Strategies New England from February 28 – March 1, 2018 in Boston, MA. This unique event brings together C-Suite executives from the medical and recreational cannabis industry to discuss and master business challenges, with a focus on the emerging New England market. Network with cannabis […]

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New Hampshire Gov. Signs Cannabis Decriminalization Bill

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu has signed legislation reducing penalties for possession of small amounts of cannabis, and with it effectively decriminalized low-level cannabis possession in New England. The measure makes possession of up to three-quarters of an ounce of flower and up to five grams of hashish by adults 18-and-older a violation rather than […]

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