Medical Marijuana News By US State:

August 1, 2014

Week in Review: Report on CO Rec + Dispensaries Welcome in FL & Lessons From Lawsuit

By Chris Walsh A prominent think tank lends support to Colorado's recreational cannabis industry, potential dispensary owners in Florida get some good news and a lawsuit underscores business risks tied [click to continue...]

August 1, 2014

Colorado to Tighten Edibles Regulations by Nov.

Colorado's Department of Revenue has confirmed a Nov. 1 target date to require tighter regulations on recreational cannabis edibles in the state. Officials have developed a set of draft emergency [click to continue...]

July 31, 2014

Chicago Solidifies Rules on Marijuana Businesses

Chicago will allow medical marijuana dispensaries in commercial and business districts - including popular tourist and shopping destinations - but bar them from setting up shop in other areas. The [click to continue...]

July 31, 2014

Connecticut Dispensaries Preparing to Open

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Connecticut are about to welcome their first customers, even though the businesses won't have any cannabis available for sale until later this year. Several of the [click to continue...]

July 30, 2014

Statewide CBD Delivery, Higher Fees Possible in Florida

Updated draft rules released by Florida's Department of Health suggest that regulators may allow delivery of cannabis products throughout the state. The second draft of the rules, which will govern [click to continue...]

July 30, 2014

Column: The M-Word Revisited – Why the Industry Should Embrace the Term ‘Marijuana’

By George Jage What’s in a name? What word – or words – define our industry? Several industry pioneers have lobbied the business community to use the word "cannabis" in [click to continue...]

July 30, 2014

NY Urged to Accelerate MMJ Program

Cannabis advocates and lawmakers in New York are urging the state to accelerate implementation of its medical marijuana program, saying officials should look into obtaining the drug from other MMJ [click to continue...]

July 30, 2014

Senators Ask Feds for Cannabis Guidance, Consistency

Senators from Colorado and Washington have jointly appealed to the White House and the U.S. Attorney General to coordinate a consistent approach to marijuana policy across federal departments. In a [click to continue...]

July 28, 2014

90% Support MMJ in Florida

Opponents of medical marijuana legalization in Florida have ramped up publicity for their campaign in recent weeks. But that doesn't appear to have made a dent in support levels. A [click to continue...]

July 28, 2014

Stiff Competition for LV Dispensary Licenses

Applicants for medical marijuana dispensary licenses in Las Vegas face some hefty competition. Roughly 47 groups have thrown their hats in the ring for dispensary permits. Given that Las Vegas [click to continue...]

July 28, 2014

Salty & Savory Edibles Still a Niche Market, but Some Companies See Growth Potential

By Marijuana Business Daily staff Cannabis consumers have a major sweet tooth, as evidenced by the vast selection of candies, brownies and chocolate bars at many dispensaries and retail stores. [click to continue...]

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WA Attorney General: Bans OK, but Reasoning Wrong

Two counties in Washington State can prohibit cannabis businesses, just not for the reasons they [click to continue...]

Colorado to Tighten Edibles Regulations by Nov.

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Colorado's Department of Revenue has confirmed a Nov. 1 target date to require tighter regulations [click to continue...]

Chicago Solidifies Rules on Marijuana Businesses

Chicago will allow medical marijuana dispensaries in commercial and business districts - including popular tourist [click to continue...]

Connecticut Dispensaries Preparing to Open

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Medical marijuana dispensaries in Connecticut are about to welcome their first customers, even though the [click to continue...]

Statewide CBD Delivery, Higher Fees Possible in Florida

Updated draft rules released by Florida's Department of Health suggest that regulators may allow delivery [click to continue...]

Oregon Bank Looking to Work With Marijuana Industry

An Oregon-based financial institution has confirmed it is in talks with federal and state regulators [click to continue...]

NY Urged to Accelerate MMJ Program

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Cannabis advocates and lawmakers in New York are urging the state to accelerate implementation of [click to continue...]

Senators Ask Feds for Cannabis Guidance, Consistency

Senators from Colorado and Washington have jointly appealed to the White House and the U.S. [click to continue...]

Study: WA Rec Industry Not Creating Tourism Boom

Interest in traveling to Seattle has dipped slightly despite the start of recreational cannabis sales [click to continue...]

Rand Paul Pressuring Lawmakers to Declare Marijuana Stance

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U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has filed a series of marijuana-related amendments in recent days, [click to continue...]

CBD, Hemp Bill Introduced in House

A Republican lawmaker has introduced a bill in the U.S. House that would effectively legalize [click to continue...]

90% Support MMJ in Florida

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Opponents of medical marijuana legalization in Florida have ramped up publicity for their campaign in [click to continue...]

Stiff Competition for LV Dispensary Licenses

Applicants for medical marijuana dispensary licenses in Las Vegas face some hefty competition. Roughly 47 [click to continue...]

New York Times Urges Marijuana Legalization

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The New York Times editorial board is calling for an end to the federal ban [click to continue...]