Medical Marijuana in Oklahoma? Not So Fast.

Medical marijuana in Oklahoma could become legal this June when voters in the Sooner State cast their ballots on Question 788. According to a recent poll, 61% of Oklahomans support the bill, giving it a clear path for passing. What happens next is not so clear. At Medicine Man Technologies, we’ve been keeping an eye…

Paraguay Legalized Medical Marijuana

In December of 2017, Paraguay legalized medical marijuana, joining 6 other Latin American nations in providing patients with access to medication for a variety of ailments. At Medicine Man Technologies, we see this as a significant victory that comes after the country took its first steps by authorizing the import of cannabis oil. The bill…

Progressive Marijuana Laws in Colombia

When you think of Colombia, a bastion of progressive marijuana laws may not be the first thing that comes to mind. However, Medicine Man Technologies has seen this country make a number of moves that may help to further de-stigmatize marijuana around the world. So, let’s clear a few things up and take a look…

Medicine Man Technologies Client, Grow Ohio, Awarded Level 1 Cultivator License

Medicine Man Technologies congratulates client, Grow Ohio Pharmaceuticals LLC, for winning one of twelve, large-scale grow licenses and achieving the second highest application score in the state. Carrie Roberts, our Client Services Director assigned to the project, stated, “Of all the teams I have had the opportunity to work with, this application team was one of…

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…

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…
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