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Harvest Inc. gets OK for medical marijuana dispensary in Muhlenberg Township

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One of the two companies looking to bring a medical marijuana dispensary to the Fifth Street Highway can move ahead with its project. On Monday, Harvest Inc. received conditional-use approval for its plan for a medical marijuana dispensary at 2701 North Fifth Street Highway, the site of Jack O’Reilly Tuxedos. The township commissioners approved the Arizona-based company’s plan by a 4-0 vote. President

Scottsdale Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opening Its Doors

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Just weeks away from putting the issue of recreational marijuana use in front of Arizona voters, Scottsdale is opening up its newest medical marijuana dispensary. Located near Hayden Road and Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard, Harvest of Scottsdale opened its doors Sunday evening, but not just to medical marijuana patients. “There are a lot of stereotypes about medical marijuana dispensaries, and we think most of those are unfair, ” Harvest CEO Steve White said. “So this is an opportunity to invite people and show people what things are really like—then they can make their own decisions.” For Phoenix mother Michelle Kalinski,...
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Medical marijuana dispensary ‘Harvest’ opening second Valley location in Scottsdale

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A former Scottsdale bank got a million dollar makeover. But it won’t be dispensing cash to customers. Instead, medical marijuana. Harvest Scottsdale opens to the public Wednesday. The 6,800-square foot medical cannabis dispensary on Hayden Road near Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd. is the second Harvest location in the Valley, the other is in Tempe. The facility has patient advisors and a doctor with office hours to educate patients. “There will be an open house. People with or without patient cards can come to the facility, tour it and hopefully leave with an appreciation for what the medical cannabis community is...
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Medical Marijuana Nevada’s Growing Business

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Longtime Las Vegas businessman Andrew Jolley had a successful career in real estate and, by his own account, was never interested with experimenting with drugs such as marijuana. Fast-forward to 2016, and Jolley is running a pretty elaborate—and legal— medical marijuana dispensary, cultivation and dispensary operation. Just how did this real estate entrepreneur turn into a marijuana mogul, of sorts? As Jolley explains, the process began in 2001, when he lost a lifelong friend to an accidental death from prescription drugs at age 27. “He was misprescribed a very powerful prescription drug. He took half of the recommended prescribed dose,...
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Western Maryland town poised to get into medical marijuana business

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The small Western Maryland town of Hancock — population 1,545 — is poised to be a part-owner of a medical marijuana company after winning a license to grow cannabis plants this week. The town is in a unique partnership with an Arizona company that plans to grow cannabis in a town-owned warehouse and share profits with the Washington County town. After Hancock suffered an exodus of about 1,000 jobs over the past two decades, the cannabis industry could spark an economic turnaround for the town and surrounding communities, said Mayor Daniel Murphy. “I’ve embraced it, our town has embraced it,”...
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New medical marijuana dispensary opens in Las Vegas

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Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) – Las Vegas’ newest medical marijuana dispensary is now open for business. The Source held a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday afternoon at its location near Sahara Avenue and Rainbow Boulevard. Operators said they offer different products grouped by category, including a flower section. They will also sell balms and oils. Read More

Booming medical marijuana businesses continue to grow in the Valley

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“Currently, you’re surrounded by a lot of Double Dream, a lot of Blue Dream. We have Amnesia Lemon Haze growing right now. We have Girl Scout Cookies,” said Drew Wilmeth. I haven’t transported you back to college. Drew is a master marijuana grower working at one of the five marijuana cultivation facilities up-and-running in North Las Vegas. He gave me a tour of his operation Tuesday. “What we are growing in this room right now is cleaner than any head of lettuce, or any produce at your grocery store right now,” said Wilmeth. He works for a cultivation facility called...
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Harvest time is serious business at Las Vegas medical marijuana grow warehouse

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Leave the black lights and Jim Morrison posters in the attic. The methodically cultivated marijuana grown at Nevada Organic Remedies is not your father’s weed. With a one-of-a-kind watering system, production extraction machine and multiple strains of the plant grown under very specific conditions, the 12 employees and CEO Andrew Jolley harvest up to 50 pounds of “flower” every five days in the Las Vegas grow warehouse — a process that soared to new heights Saturday, when the company’s first matured plants were ripe for the taking. “We’re constantly improving methods and techniques to get a better, more purer, more...
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Company Seeking MMJ License Offers Town Equity Stake

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Harvest, Inc. shows goodwill toward the Town of Hancock by offering an equity stake in the proposed cultivation and processing facility. White said the minority stake offering is simply a way to show commitment to Hancock, which sits in the narrowest part of the state and is close to both Pennsylvania and West Virginia borders. “If we are really dedicated to this town, let’s show them,” White said. James Peck, director of research at the Maryland Municipal League, said there is nothing illegal or unethical about the Harvest-Hancock equity arrangement. The town has a non-voting share and will not be...
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Harvest, Inc Poised to Save Maryland Town

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Harvest, Inc’s proposed cultivation and processing facility would provide much needed jobs and revenue for a town long suffering from economic depression. Nestled outside of the hills of Flagstaff, a quiet, little horticulture business is growing marijuana and jobs. Harvest, Inc. is an Arizona-based company that employs dozens of workers in Tempe and Flagstaff and is now looking to expand to Maryland. “We’re a fast-moving industry,” said Harvest CEO Steve White. Medical marijuana is now available in 23 states. The current value of the legal marijuana market is $2.7 billion. That’s a 74 percent increase over 2014. Harvest’s business is...
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Hancock and Harvest, Inc Become Equity Partners

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Hancock’s Town Council unanimously voted to become a 5% equity partner in Harvest, Inc’s proposed cultivation and processing facility, forming a first-of-its-kind public-private partnership between the Town and a medical cannabis organization. The town of Hancock is showing major support by agreeing to be an equity partner with Harvest Inc., a medical marijuana company that is looking to locate its new facility to South Street. “What it means for the community itself is dollars,” said Daniel Murphy, mayor of Hancock. “If they are successful in their operation and making profits then we are a 5% shareholder in those profits.” Town officials...
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Hancock Facility Would Create 124 New Jobs

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Harvest, Inc pledges its commitment to Hancock, Maryland and projects that the proposed facility will create 124 new jobs and a $4.5 million annual labor investment for the town, which is suffering from economic depression. Thirty-five South Street in Hancock could soon be a new site for growing medical marijuana. Town officials signed off on Harvest Inc.’s potential operation of a facility for cultivation and production, which would create 124 new jobs. “They are looking at a $4.5 million payroll into our community each year when they get up and running for our people,” said Daniel Murphy, mayor of Hancock....
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Mayor: Medical Marijuana Grower “Nothing but Positive” for Hancock

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Mayor Dan Murphy expresses his support for Harvest, Inc’s proposal to locate a medical marijuana cultivation and processing facility in Hancock, Maryland. As a medical-marijuana cultivator gets ready to make application to the state, Hancock residents and town officials this past week reaffirmed their support of the operation that could bring much-needed employment opportunities to a job-starved community. Harvest Inc., a company with roots in Arizona, Nevada and Illinois, has proposed locating a medical-marijuana growing and processing operation in Hancock’s town-owned Stanley Fulton Industrial Complex, formerly known as the Fleetwood building, off South Street. The operation is projected to create...
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Henderson approves 4th medical marijuana dispensary

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The Henderson City Council approved a medical marijuana dispensary Tuesday night that plans to open on Eastern Avenue, south of the 215 Beltway. The Source Henderson becomes the fourth dispensary approved in the city, three of which are within about two miles of each other. None have opened yet. Clark County has only one dispensary in business, Euphoria Wellness in the southwest Las Vegas Valley. Andrew Jolley, the co-owner and CEO of The Source’s parent company, said the dispensary plans to apply for building permits in a few weeks and could be open by the new year. “Our partner owns...
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