Arizona

Business Insurance Carrier Offers Services to Cannabis Market in Arizona

While the legal cannabis industry is slowly spreading across the U.S. and becoming legal, regulated, and accepted in more states, one thing the cannabis industry struggles with is having access to services that most businesses have access to, including banking and insurance. Now, one company has stepped forward to offer insurance services to the Arizona market, which is very much in need.  The insurance broker M.J. Hall & Company is the carrier who offers this insurance option to the cannabis industry. Through an exclusive partnership, a product called Cannabis Businessowners Policy (CannaBOP) covers the insurance needs of cannabis business owner […]

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Officials Say Arizona Has Work To Do Before Legalization

Arizona is poised to bring a recreational industry to market thanks to the passing of Proposition 207 this election cycle, but the state still has some work to do before everything falls into place and the new industry is fully formed.  In order to become official, the Arizona Secretary of State has to certify the new proposition, which is expected to happen this month. Dispensaries, which have been a part of Arizona culture since medical cannabis was legalized in 2010, will each have to seek state approval in order to also become a part of the recreational industry. They won’t […]

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Support for legal cannabis in Arizona fades – Washington Examiner

New polling shows Arizonans are cooling to the idea of legalizing recreational cannabis. Mail-in voting is set to begin soon with Proposition 207 on the ballot. The measure would legalize the possession, use, purchase, transport, or process 1 ounce or less of marijuana or 5 grams or less of marijuana concentrate. It would also allow residents 21 and older to grow up to 6 plants on their properties. A poll conducted from Sept. 8 to Sept. 10 by OH Predictive Insights found support for recreational marijuana in Arizona fell to 46%, with 45% opposed and 9% undecided. That represents a […]

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New Biodegradable Joint Tubes Just Made the Cannabis Industry Even Greener – AZmarijuana.com

In recent years, cannabis companies have struggled to find ways to source sustainable packaging, due to a lack of availability, and it’s no secret that the marijuana industry has been a  significant source of plastic waste due to single-use packaging materials. On average, the cannabis industry is responsible for more than a billion units of plastic every year. Sheesh! But as of late, companies have taken steps towards greener alternatives such as biodegradable packaging, recyclable packaging and more technologies are also in the works. These numbers make unnecessary sound like an understatement. In fact, distributors and dispensaries often sell products […]

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Support for legal cannabis in Arizona fades – The Center Square

 (The Center Square) – New polling shows Arizonans are cooling to the idea of legalizing recreational cannabis.  Mail-in voting is set to begin soon with Proposition 207 on the ballot. The measure would legalize the possession, use, purchase, transport, or process 1 ounce or less of marijuana or 5 grams or less of marijuana concentrate. It would also allow residents 21 and older to grow up to 6 plants on their properties.  A poll conducted from Sept. 8 to Sept. 10 by OH Predictive Insights found support for recreational marijuana in Arizona fell to 46%, with 45% opposed and 9% […]

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New Poll Shows Arizona Voters Indifferent On Prop 207, Recreational Cannabis Legalization – Forbes

Tourists Laura Torgerson and Ryan Sheehan, visiting from Arizona, smell cannabis buds at the Green … [+] Pearl Organics dispensary on the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales in California, January 1, 2018 in Desert Hot Springs, California. / AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images Market research company OH Predictive Insights finds that the legalization of recreational cannabis in Arizona is almost split amongst voters. The recent poll surveyed by 600 likely voters answered the question, “ Do you believe that marijuana should be legalized for adult use in the State […]

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Arizona Cannabis Jobs and Marijuana Careers

Arizona Cannabis Jobs and Marijuana Careers Arizona cannabis jobs and marijuana careers are on the rise. The state has one of the fastest-growing medical weed markets in the country. From trimming weed to working retail, the industry has a wide range of entry-level jobs for the aspiring weed worker. Keep reading to learn more about the state of the industry and the types of jobs available. Industry Snapshot: Arizona The Copper State has one of the country’s most robust medical markets. In 2019, the state saw a 21 percent increase in sales. It posted an estimated $709 million in total […]

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