Dispensary Business News:

August 25, 2014

Medical Marijuana Industry Burgeoning in WA Town

The town of Port Angeles, Washington, has experienced a marijuana boom in 2014. But the growth is tied to the medical - not recreational - market. Three new medical marijuana [click to continue...]

August 22, 2014

Oregon City’s Recall Election Tied to Dispensary

Just because Oregon is poised to legalize recreational marijuana in November doesn’t mean everyone in the state is crazy about cannabis. Several city council members in the town of Gold [click to continue...]

August 21, 2014

1st Connecticut Dispensary Opens

The first of six medical marijuana dispensaries formally opened in Connecticut on Wednesday night. The dispensary - Prime Wellness of Connecticut - doesn’t yet actually have any cannabis on hand [click to continue...]

August 19, 2014

Hundreds Apply for Nevada MMJ Business Licenses

Entrepreneurs submitted nearly 400 applications for medical marijuana business licenses in Nevada by Monday's deadline, highlighting the intense level of interest in the state's MMJ program. The Nevada health department [click to continue...]

August 14, 2014

58 Dispensary Inspections, 2 Closures in Oregon

Oregon health inspectors have made 58 surprise visits to medical marijuana dispensaries since late May, forcing two to shut down for serious violations. One of the dispensaries that had to [click to continue...]

August 14, 2014

Massachusetts Company’s Dispensary Licenses in Jeopardy

A company's licenses to operate two medical marijuana dispensaries in Massachusetts are in jeopardy after reports surfaced that a key executive misled officials about his college background. Kevin Fisher, executive [click to continue...]

August 14, 2014

Delaware Awards MMJ Dispensary Contract

Not every cop has a problem with marijuana. In Delaware, a company headed by a former state trooper has been awarded a two-year contract to launch the state’s first medical [click to continue...]

August 13, 2014

What it Will Take to Land a Coveted Medical Marijuana Business License in Illinois

By John Schroyer Let the countdown begin. Entrepreneurs in Illinois can officially apply for medical marijuana business licenses in less than four weeks, with the state planning to accept submissions [click to continue...]

August 12, 2014

More Controversy Over MA Application Process

The cannabis controversy continues in Massachusetts. The state's health department knowingly awarded two dispensary licenses to a company whose top executive allegedly misled local officials about his college credentials, according [click to continue...]

August 7, 2014

Edibles Come to Washington State’s Rec Market

A Bellingham, Washington, recreational marijuana retailer has become the first in the state to offer cannabis edibles to customers. Top Shelf, one of the largest retailers in the state, has [click to continue...]

August 7, 2014

Washington DC to Vote on Legalizing Marijuana

The nation's capital will join Alaska and Oregon with a measure on the November ballot to legalize recreational cannabis. Washington DC election officials certified enough signatures on Wednesday to put [click to continue...]

Page 1 of 4612345...102030...Last »

Colorado City Awards 21 Rec Shop Licenses

The third-largest city in Colorado awarded 21 licenses for cannabis shops on Thursday, paving the [click to continue...]

$25M Infusion for Kiosk Company

dollar

More good news on the financial front for cannabis businesses: A company that sells self-service [click to continue...]

DEA Cements Plan to Boost Cannabis Production

For four years, the Drug Enforcement Administration has allowed the federal government to grow a [click to continue...]

Another Lawsuit Over Dispensary Licensing in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts dispensary licensing process has evoked the ire of several applicants who feel that [click to continue...]

Advocate: Paraphernalia Sales Legal Under Florida MMJ Bill

marijuana pipe

Florida's medical marijuana ballot measure will create an overlooked business opportunity: paraphernalia sales. Currently, it’s [click to continue...]

WA Retail Stores Fight Price Gouging

Washington State recreational marijuana shops have had it with the sky-high prices licensed growers are [click to continue...]

Investors Welcome 2 New Canadian MMJ Stocks

Two Canadian cannabis cultivation companies saw their share prices soar on the first day of [click to continue...]

Colorado Rec Tax Structure Safe for Now

coloradocannabis

Taxing recreational marijuana sales is a tricky business, as a Denver judge pointed out in [click to continue...]

Medical Marijuana Industry Burgeoning in WA Town

The town of Port Angeles, Washington, has experienced a marijuana boom in 2014. But the [click to continue...]

Oregon City’s Recall Election Tied to Dispensary

Just because Oregon is poised to legalize recreational marijuana in November doesn’t mean everyone in [click to continue...]

Applicant for Massachusetts MMJ Licenses ‘Befuddled’ by Ruling

MassHealthDepartment

A Denver medical cannabis company says it's “befuddled” by obstacles it has encountered while trying [click to continue...]

Lawsuits Could ‘Destroy’ Rec Cannabis in Washington State

Federal versus local control over marijuana. That’s the question at the heart of two lawsuits [click to continue...]

Recreational Marijuana Good for Oregon’s Budget, Researcher Says

OregonMedicalMarijuana

Legalizing recreational marijuana in Oregon would represent a "net win" for the state from a [click to continue...]

1st Connecticut Dispensary Opens

The first of six medical marijuana dispensaries formally opened in Connecticut on Wednesday night. The [click to continue...]