Rogue 420 Interview: Mike Kramer - 420 Blockchain 02/09/2018
In 2017, by combining his vast background in finance and law enforcement, Mr. Kramer became the Co-Founder of 420 Blockchain. He is committed to providing the government and the people with the essential technology for security, transparency, compliance regulation, and public safety. Mr. Kramer built 420 Blockchain to provide the innovative and effective solution to the cannabis industry’s top concerns and play an integral role in helping to eliminate the black market.
Could Blockchain Technology Be the Answer for Regulating Cannabis Growth and Sales?
Most businesses keep meticulous records of their inventory and sales, tracking how much and which varieties of product they move and at which times. This is even more true for industries like alcohol and cannabis, which need to demonstrate to regulators that they are following all necessary laws related to how they sell controlled substances.
12 Quotes from Cannabis Experts on Jeff Sessions Rescinding the Cole Memo
If you didn’t know by now, Jeff Sessions is moving to rescind the Cole Memo. The Cole Memo was the memo which allowed states to implement their own cannabis laws without federal interference. By terminating this, he terminates the US policy that lets the legal pot flourish.
New Technologies and the Cannabis Industry
The U.S. cannabis industry is well-known for a range of qualities, from the high potential for development to frequent political and regulatory shifts. Despite the fact that it serves as a relatively new sector, the space continues to grow and change form at an astounding rate. To the benefit of those involved in the industry, be it as an investor, entrepreneur, patient, or consumer, we’re in the midst of a dramatic, upward shift that shows no signs of slowing down.
DOJ guidelines threaten legal cannabis trade
A Jan. 4, 2018, memo by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions gives law enforcement the right to prosecute marijuana-related activities, even in states that have legalized these practices. Sessions maintains marijuana cultivation, distribution, possession and use have always been illegal, despite the previous administration's policy against prioritizing prosecution of several types of cannabis-related activities in states that have legalize it.
As Sessions Tries to Kill the High, Cannabis Industry’s Domestic — and Global — Aspirations Continue Speeding Up
The new year began with a bang — especially for those in the U.S. Pacific Time Zone. That’s because the entire contiguous western seaboard has now officially legalized and instituted recreational marijuana sales and consumption, with California joining Oregon and Washington on Jan. 1 as the latest state to open dispensary doors for rec sales.
WIRE: Jeff Sessions moves to rescind cole memo, prosecute legal cannabis
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Department of Justice has rescinded the “Cole Memo” and two additional memos related to marijuana enforcement policy. These memos, issued in 2013 and 2014, have helped to clarify the Department’s response to state-legal cannabis activity.
10 Cannabis CEOs Give Us Their Take on Jeff Sessions' Policy Decision
As many readers may have already heard, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded the Cole Memorandum, the Obama-era policy that gave protection from federal prosecution for the state-sanctioned consumption, cultivation, and sale of cannabis.
Bitter Sweet: Denver Shuts Down 11 Dispensaries for Double-Dealing Weed
On Thursday, Dec. 14, the Denver Police Department shut down 26 cannabis operations licensed under Sweet Leaf, one of Colorado’s largest dispensary chains. The raids led to the arrests of 13 budtenders, who were charged with allegedly “looping” weed sales in violation of state law. Looping is selling marijuana to customers beyond allotted limits.