February 26, 2015

Guest Column: The Analytics Behind Marijuana – How Data Can Help Your Cannabusiness Grow

By Richard Krueger What’s one of the most overlooked keys to success in the cannabis industry? Data. And more specifically, the analysis of data to understand your business and shed [click to continue...]

February 25, 2015

Fears of Marijuana Price Crash, ‘Bloodbath’ in Colorado as Regulatory Changes Take Hold

By John Schroyer Last October brought a dramatic change to Colorado’s recreational marijuana market when the state axed its vertical integration rule and opened up the industry to new players. [click to continue...]

February 24, 2015

Washington State Rec Shop Plans to Close, Blames State for Its Troubles

By John Schroyer A recreational marijuana shop in Washington State is going out of business just a few months after opening its doors, and the owner is pointing her finger [click to continue...]

February 23, 2015

Chart of the Week: Latest Patient Counts in Emerging Medical Marijuana Markets

By Marijuana Business Daily staff Medical marijuana dispensaries are slated to launch in several new states this year, accelerating the MMJ industry’s march across the country. But it’s difficult to [click to continue...]

February 20, 2015

Week in Review: IRS Penalty Fight, Wait-and-See in Washington State & 2 More MJ Lawsuits

By John Schroyer The IRS refuses to budge on a controversial – and confounding – tax penalty, officials in one Washington city give medical marijuana businesses a break, and two [click to continue...]

February 19, 2015

High-Profile Cannabis Store Behind Nation’s First Rec Sale on Market for $2 Million

By John Schroyer 3D Cannabis Center, which garnered worldwide media attention when it conducted what is largely regarded as the nation’s first state-legal recreational marijuana sale, is on the market. [click to continue...]

February 18, 2015

Cannabis Investment Trends and Funding Advice: Q&A With Viridian Capital’s Scott Greiper

By Tony C. Dreibus Big money is flowing into the marijuana industry, merger and acquisition activity is increasing, and the legislative environment is improving – all good things for the [click to continue...]

February 17, 2015

Who’s Next: States With the Best Chances of Legalizing Rec or Medical Marijuana in 2015

By John Schroyer Let the lobbying begin. Lawmakers across the country are introducing bills to legalize medical or recreational cannabis at the state level this year, galvanizing marijuana advocacy groups [click to continue...]

February 16, 2015

Chart of the Week: Monthly Medical, Recreational Marijuana Sales in Colorado

By Marijuana Business Daily staff So much for initial concerns that recreational cannabis would end up being a novelty. The rec industry had a meteoric rise in Colorado, with sales [click to continue...]

February 13, 2015

Week in Review: Maine Legalization, California Dispensary Lawsuit & Illinois MMJ Licensing

By John Schroyer Two very different visions of recreational legalization emerge in Maine, a California dispensary gets a break in an important lawsuit, and Illinois’ medical marijuana program inches forward. [click to continue...]

February 12, 2015

Colorado Marijuana Industry Firing on All Cylinders as Annual Sales Hit $700M

By John Schroyer Behold, the power of cannabis. Dispensaries and retail cannabis stores in Colorado generated nearly $700 million in marijuana revenues last year, when the state became the first [click to continue...]

February 11, 2015

Guest Column: Medical Marijuana Must Remain a Key Component of Recreational Markets

By Matthew Walstatter With the recreational marijuana industry taking root in two states last year and poised for further expansion into new markets, a great deal of attention is being [click to continue...]

150K Pounds of Legal Marijuana Sold in CO Last Year

Dispensaries and retail cannabis stores in Colorado sold nearly 150,000 pounds of marijuana flower last [click to continue...]

Medical Cannabis Demand Outweighing Supply in DC

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Recreational marijuana has dominated headlines out of Washington DC this week, as the use, possession [click to continue...]

Another Lawsuit Over MMJ Licensing Process in Illinois

A company that got turned down for one of the Illinois’ 21 medical marijuana cultivation [click to continue...]

MJ Financial Services Firm Secures $2M Investment

A financial services firm that plans to serve the cannabis industry has secured $2 million [click to continue...]

Alaska’s Largest City Enacts MJ Concentrates Rules

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Alaska marijuana entrepreneurs who want to specialize in infused products or extracts will have to [click to continue...]

Washington DC Mayor Seeks to Ban ‘Cannabis Clubs’

With private marijuana use on track to become legal in Washington DC on Thursday barring [click to continue...]

Evicted MMJ Grower Wants Same Legal Protections as Farmers

Oregon is facing an interesting question tied to its medical marijuana law: Should evicted cannabis [click to continue...]

Report: Outlook for MJ Stocks Strong, But Many Could Stumble

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Institutional investors will put money into cannabis stocks this year, though many publicly traded MJ [click to continue...]

Alaska Governor Seeks Marijuana Industry Oversight Board

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has sent a bill to state lawmakers calling for the establishment [click to continue...]

Canadian Stock Regulators: Risk Disclosures Lacking

Canadian stock regulators have a word of warning for those investing in MMJ companies north [click to continue...]

Minnesota Medical Cannabis Workers Join Union

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At least half of Minnesota’s medical marijuana dispensaries will be unionized. The United Food and [click to continue...]

Kosher Medical Cannabis Certification in New York?

Dispensary owners in New York may have a niche customer base to tap when they [click to continue...]

U.S. Investment Fund Inks Another Deal With Canadian Grower

A U.S. investment fund has cemented its second deal with a Canadian cannabis grower this [click to continue...]

Some San Jose Dispensaries Refusing to Pay Tax

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Dispensary owners in San Jose, California, are in a dispute with the city over unpaid [click to continue...]