Category: Cannabis Laws


March 30, 2017 / Cannabis Business Tips, Cannabis Laws

Starting a Dispensary: How to Advertise Cannabis According to Your State

As anyone starting a dispensary knows, the dance between state and federal law is a delicate one that reaches into many aspects of the business, including advertising. Naturally, cannabis entrepreneurs want to Read more

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

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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

September 29, 2016 / AUMA, California Proposition 64, Cannabis in the News, Cannabis Laws, Cannabis on the Ballot, medical marijuana

SIVA Cannabis News Update, September 29, 2016

Federal Medical Marijuana Amendment extended Cannabis industry watchers will be interested to know the Rohrabacher-Farr amendment to the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) budget has been extended. The important amendment has been protecting patients by ensuring […] Read more

September 15, 2016 / Cannabis in the News, Cannabis Laws, medical marijuana

Medical marijuana bills win final approval from Michigan Legislature

The Republican controlled Michigan House of Representatives voted 83-22 Wednesday for a bill to require a state operating license to grow, process, sell, transport or test marijuana used for medical purposes. The new law, expected […] Read more

September 7, 2016 / Cannabis Consulting, Cannabis Information, Cannabis Laws, SIVA news

Avis Bulbulyan, CEO of SIVA Enterprises, to teach Crash Course for Clover Leaf University

Avis Bulbulyan, the CEO and Founder of SIVA Enterprises and a cannabis industry leader with over a decade of experience is teaching a crash course on Opening and Cannabis Business, Laws, Applications and National Business […] Read more

September 1, 2016 / Cannabis Consulting, Cannabis Laws, SIVA news

Cannabis Industry Leader Avis Bulbulyan is speaking on “The Road to State Licensing” @ Opening Day of Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo

Avis Bulbulyan, CEO & Founder of SIVA Enterprises, LLC and one of the foremost experts on business development issues in the cannabis industry, will be a featured speaker on the Opening Day of the 2016 Cannabis […] Read more

November 11, 2015 / Business Plans by SIVA, Cannabis Consulting, Cannabis Laws, Marijuana Dispensary

Marijuana State License Applications: What You Need to Know

As of November 2015, marijuana has been legalized in 23 states for recreational or medical use, and some estimates reveal that the cannabis industry could be worth as much as $35 billion by 2020. If […] Read more

November 10, 2015 / Cannabis Laws

Federal vs State: Cannabis Dispensary Regulations

Knowledge on cannabis law is key for cannabis entrepreneurs. In this post we review some of the major differences between federal and state cannabis regulation in the U.S. Understanding how state law varies between states, […] Read more