KIND's - CANNABIS YEAR IN REVIEW 2016

Timeline created by KIND Financial
  • US Supreme Court Declines to Hear Lawsuit Against Colorado Cannabis

    US Supreme Court Declines to Hear Lawsuit Against Colorado Cannabis
    In March, the US Supreme Court declined to hear Oklahoma's lawsuit against the Colorado Marijuana Industry
  • Pennsylvania Legalizes Medical Cannabis

    Pennsylvania Legalizes Medical Cannabis
    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed a bill making Pennsylvania the 28th state to legalize medical marijuana. The program is underway and set to come live toward the end of 2017, we hope!
  • Canada Vows to Pursue Legalization

    Canada Vows to Pursue Legalization
    Canada became the 2nd country to pave the way for Cannabis Legalization. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has always supported legalization for the country and is making it happen.
  • Ohio Legalizes Medical Marijuana

    Ohio Legalizes Medical Marijuana
    Although very limited, Governor Kasich legalized medical marijuana in Ohio. The bill was listed with a number of other items.
  • Microsoft Partners with KIND

    Microsoft Partners with KIND
    Microsoft entering the cannabis industry was one of the top moments of the year as it created an additional layer of legitimacy for the fastest growing industry on the planet.
  • DEA Denies Petition to Reschedule Marijuana

    DEA Denies Petition to Reschedule Marijuana
    Rumor had it the US Drug Enforcement Agency may see the light and reschedule marijuana. Once again, #GovernmentFail.
  • Federal Government Limits Funding for #MMJ Prosecutions

    Federal Government Limits Funding for #MMJ Prosecutions
    In August, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in unanimous favor (3-0) to prevent the federal government from providing funding for the prosecution of recreational or medical marijuana users in states that have chosen to legalize pot.
  • Colorado Cannabis Sales Surpass $1 BILLION

    Colorado Cannabis Sales Surpass $1 BILLION
    Reporting nearly $1 Billion in sales through October. This statistic represents a 10x growth in sales in only 4 years.
  • Election Day Changes Cannabis Industry Forever

    Election Day Changes Cannabis Industry Forever
    Election Day 2016 redefined the cannabis industry landscape and may have marked the 'tipping point' for cannabis reform in the United States.
  • Trump Names Jeff Sessions Attorney General

    Trump Names Jeff Sessions Attorney General
    With Trump in control, and Jeff Sessions as our new Attorney General, there is one big question mark for the future of the cannabis industry.