Sep 192012
 

Shocking, SHOCKING I tell you … medical marijuana is being grown in Fresno County. Medical marijuana is a SHAM! Medical marijuana doctors should be ARRESTED! Marijuana is stinky and unsanitary, too! Those are the highlights of a new YouTube video posted on an anti-cannabis site called Nip It In The Bud. In a PR Newswire press release picked up by the Sacramento Bee, Alexandra Datig says that “California’s medical marijuana laws have been exposed as [read more …]

DeAngelo headlines L.A. dispensary seminar

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Apr 082012
 
DeAngelo headlines L.A. dispensary seminar

Has your medical cannabis business been targeted with an IRS notice or tax audit? If you haven’t been hit yet, YOU WILL! Harborside Health Center’s Stephen DeAngelo and the country’s leading tax experts on 280E — Henry Wykowski and Hank Levy — will present effective strategies for dealing with IRS audits and for minimizing your 2012 tax liabilities. (Speaker bios.) Your $399 registration fee includes the seminar and your first drink at a social gathering [read more …]

Times report: Master growers boosting MMJ quality

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Apr 012012
 

Behind the bolted steel doors of an old brick warehouse, Big Wes meets a nutrient company scientist to see if he can increase his crop yield. Rows of hydroponic marijuana plants soak up solution flowing through plastic troughs and light blazing from high-pressure sodium lamps. Big Wes has spent more than half his life calibrating his system of growing high-grade marijuana to its utmost efficiency, Joe Mozingo reports in the Los Angeles Times. At 50 [read more …]

280E Reform tax seminar comes to L.A. in May

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Mar 242012
 
280E Reform tax seminar comes to L.A. in May

Has your medical cannabis business been targeted with an IRS notice or tax audit? If you haven’t been hit yet, YOU WILL! Harborside Health Center’s Stephen DeAngelo and the country’s leading tax experts on 280E — Henry Wykowski, Hank Levy and Rob Braach — will present effective strategies for dealing with IRS audits and for minimizing your 2012 tax liabilities. (Speaker bios.) Your $399 registration fee includes the seminar and your first drink at a [read more …]

Court backs dispensaries that grow on-site

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Mar 022012
 

California cities may not ban medical marijuana dispensaries, but the operations may sell only weed that is grown on site, an appeals court ruled in an Orange County case. The unanimous decision by a three-judge Court of Appeal panel in Santa Ana was the first in the state to prohibit cities from enacting zoning restrictions that effectively ban all marijuana dispensaries. The court was also the first to rule that dispensaries must grow the marijuana [read more …]

Medical Cannabis Cup coming to L.A.

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Jan 122012
 

Title: Medical Cannabis Cup – L.A. Location: Los Angeles Center Studios, 1201 W. Fifth St., Los AngelesLink out: Click hereDescription: The world’s premier medical-marijuana competition arrives in Los Angeles for the first time. Panels and seminars with leaders of the medical-marijuana movement, including doctors, patients, researchers, growers, dispensary owners, activists and HIGH TIMES magazine’s own cultivation editors. A Saturday-night VIP party featuring performances by very special musical guests. A closing-night Medical Cannabis Cup awards ceremony [read more …]