Medical Marijuana Bill in Peru Has Been Approved

Medicine Man Technologies is pleased to report that a medical marijuana bill in Peru has been approved, and implementation should take place by the end of 2017. After being introduced over the summer and subjected to a quite a bit of debate, the bill to legalize cultivation, sale and patient use was overwhelmingly passed by the…

The Ups and Downs of Medical Marijuana in Puerto Rico

The ups and downs of medical marijuana in Puerto Rico highlight the need for continued improvement across the entire industry. In January, Medicine Man Technologies was thrilled to see dispensaries open their doors in Puerto Rico. Since then, the medical marijuana program has created job opportunities and tax revenue, but its progress has been hindered…

Tasmania Launched a New Medical Cannabis Program

The Australian state of Tasmania launched a new medical cannabis program on September 1, 2017, and it’s unlike many others of its kind. At Medicine Man Technologies, we typically see medical marijuana programs include a long list of qualifying conditions, new infrastructure requirements, as well as a litany of regulations for cultivation, distribution, licensing and…

Medical Marijuana Bill in the Philippines Will Advance

In a stark juxtaposition to President Rodrigo Duterte’s notorious anti-drug stance, a medical marijuana bill in the Philippines will advance. Here at Medicine Man Technologies, we’re hopeful that HB 180 will overcome future hurdles and be passed. Known as the Philippine Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act, the bill would give patients with specific, debilitating conditions access…

How to Grow a Budding Cannabis Business

Medicine Man Technologies works closely start-ups to improve their cultivation efforts. Josh Haupt, Chief Cultivation Officer, joins Alyssa Julya Smith at the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition. Haupt, a.k.a. The Steve Jobs of Cannabis, is known for his unique method to growing marijuana that yields over three pounds per light bulb. Cheddar September 14,…

Compromise Bill Affecting Recreational Marijuana in Massachusetts

A compromise bill affecting recreational marijuana in Massachusetts was signed by Governor Charlie Baker in July. While Medicine Man Technologies was excited to see the state pass Question 4 with 56% of the vote during the November 2016 election, a legislative conference committee has now enacted significant changes to the original ballot measure. In December…

Michigan Recreational Marijuana May Face Bigger Hurdles

Two ballot initiatives are now underway for the 2018 election, but it appears that Michigan recreational marijuana may face bigger hurdles than being passed by voters. Medicine Man Technologies has seen it firsthand, the often cavernous gap between legalization and full implementation of both medical and adult-use recreational marijuana. In Michigan, it’s no different –…
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