Category: Cannabis in the News


February 14, 2017 / Cannabis in the News, Cannabis Laws, Cannabis on the Ballot, Home Slider

SIVA Cannabis Update: State-by-State

Here’s a lighting-quick summary of a mere fraction of recent cannabis legislative activity across the US: New Jersey: “N.J. migraine, chronic pain patients seek OK to use medical marijuana” New Mexico Read more

February 13, 2017 / Avis Bulbulyan, Cannabis Consulting, Cannabis in the News

“Preparing Your Business for Trump” – MJ Business Magazine, featuring Avis Bulbulyan

Cannabis business consultant and SIVA CEO Avis Bulbulyan is featured in the Feb. 2017 issue of Marijuana Business Magazine, "Preparing your Business for Drumpf":   "As the calendar flipped to 2017, marijuana execs Read more

January 19, 2017 / Cannabis in the News, medical marijuana

Pennsylvania Releases Medical Cannabis Grower/Processor and Dispensary Applications

As reported in Cannabis Business Executive, “On January 17th the Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH) released applications for medical cannabis grower/processor (G/P) and dispensary licenses.” Applicants in Pennsylvania had been aware of this schedule in late […] Read more

January 7, 2017 / Avis Bulbulyan, Cannabis in the News, Cannabis Information

READ: “A Look Ahead” featuring industry leaders Bulbulyan, Khalatbari, West, and Engleking

The January 2017 issue of Marijuana Business Magazine hit our desks today, and we were more than a little bit excited to see Avis Bulbulyan, our Founder & CEO, prominently featured in an article called […] Read more

December 30, 2016 / Cannabis in the News

Fake News and Urban Myths about Cannabis

Due to its surge in the recent US presidential election, the issue of Fake News has spread like wildfire. And Urban Myths about Cannabis are as old as Prohibition itself. So perhaps it’s no surprise […] Read more

November 10, 2016 / Application for Cannabis License, Business Plans by SIVA, Cannabis in the News, Siva Enterprises

Cannabis’ Election Victories Mean Opportunity

We were very pleased to see cannabis do so well in the 2016 elections, passing in 8 of 9 contests nationwide. Building on medical cannabis’ successes in more than half the states, and high revenues and […] Read more

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October 14, 2016 / Cannabis in the News, Cannabis Laws

Arizona’s Proposition 205: What This Means for Arizona

It’s going to be close. This fall, Arizonans will vote on the Arizona Marijuana Legalization Initiative, Proposition 205, to determine whether marijuana should be legal for recreational use. Voters are split on the issue. In […] Read more

October 6, 2016 / California Proposition 64, Cannabis in the News, Siva Enterprises

13 Things You Might Not Know About California’s Prop. 64

From Leafly, here’s an important summary of the details of California’s Proposition 64, which goes before the voters this November, and which SIVA supports.   Read more

October 4, 2016 / Cannabis in the News, Cannabis Jobs

Bloomberg Says over 100,000 Americans have Jobs in the Cannabis Industry

According to Bloomberg News, the “U.S. Cannabis Industry Employs More Than 100,000 People“ This figure should continue to climb as legalization spreads, and as the total cannabis market approaches its anticipated $50 Billion scale in […] Read more