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Past Events

The Voice Of Arizona’s Cannabis Industry Highlights From Our Past Events https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBLGqLyYm58 Montel Williams @ MITA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSCKs9IVKP4 January Event @ MITA MITA on May 26 28th 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOjkqJzuYlk&t=2s The Marijuana Industry Trade Association awards Steve White , Gordon Hamilton , Tom Dean and Mikel Weisser, naming it the Mikel Weisser award.  MITA on April 28th …

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The 411 on the Social Equity Rules

The 411 on the Social Equity Rules What you need to know before applying for a social equity license Since Arizona legalized recreational marijuana with a social equity component, MITA has been instrumental in providing social equity educational programming and helping the cannabis community understand the social equity licensing rules. Arizona will award 26 social …

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PRESS RELEASE: Free Social Equity Mentorship Program Offered By MITA

FREE SOCIAL EQUITY MENTORSHIP PROGRAM OFFERED BY MITA Online course designed to help navigate new opportunities in cannabis January 12, 2021; Phoenix, AZ—The passage of adult-use marijuana presents huge opportunities for businesses and entrepreneurs, but the highly regulated cannabis industry can be difficult to navigate.  MITA, Arizona’s Cannabis Trade Association is offering a complimentary, 16-week …

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Joining a Cannabis Industry Association

By: Danielle Sedgwick, Director of Strategic Partnerships at MITA-AZ For cannabis industry business owners, visibility, connecting and voice are critical.  But these are just a few of the many reasons it’s a good idea to join an industry association. Local industry associations offer a wide range of opportunities that can enhance business relationships and lead …

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MMJ Tax “Killed” at Phoenix City Hall

Editorial by: Tim Sultan Arizona’s medical marijuana community won a big victory at City Hall this month. The Phoenix Mayor’s proposed 17% tax hike  on medical marijuana was unraveled by one strong voice on the Council.  When Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio boldly moved to “kill” the proposal, the room erupted in applause!  It was a packed-house at 2:30pm on Tues, …

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Young Entrepreneurs Revolutionize Arizona Cannabis Scene

Prepared by: Proven Media At only twenty-four years old, budding entrepreneurs Nadeem Al-Hasan and Thomas Rimbach co-founded Baked Bros, an award-winning edibles company. Together, their health-conscious lifestyles, millennial spirit, and emphasis on advocacy and education has fostered Baked Bros’ impressive growth.   Established in 2014, the Arizona brand has grown exponentially at dispensaries throughout the …

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Lilach’s Giving Tree Plans Global Expansion

By: David Sodemann Lilach Power, the founder and managing director of The Giving Tree Dispensary, has a long history of pushing the limit. Opening in 2013, The Giving Tree began with Lilach’s vision to provide alternative care to the community. Along with growing, extracting, and providing patients medical marijuana, they also brought in services for their …

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Primary Elections bring new potential allies to reform battle

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Like a Phoenix Rising, A New Marijuana Mindfulness Movement Emerges in Arizona

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