Medical Marijuana News By US State:

March 5, 2015

Professor Projects Next 5 States to Legalize Rec

California, Illinois, New York, Nevada and Vermont could become the next states to legalize recreational marijuana, according to a Kansas University professor who has studied the history of cannabis. Barney [click to continue...]

March 5, 2015

Sheriffs File Lawsuit Over Colorado Legalization

Sheriffs from three states have filed a lawsuit against Colorado over recreational marijuana, presenting another legal challenge for the controversial legislation. Twelve sheriffs and prosecutors filed the suit, saying state [click to continue...]

March 5, 2015

Bank CEO Steps Down to Enter Cannabis Industry

By John Schroyer The top executive of a groundbreaking Nevada bank that began working with the marijuana industry last year has left his post to accept a job with a [click to continue...]

March 4, 2015

Another Nat’l Poll Finds Majority of Americans Favor Legalization

Some more good news for cannabis activists and businesses: A respected national poll taken every two years has found that 52% of Americans now support marijuana legalization. That’s an increase [click to continue...]

March 4, 2015

DC Bans Consumption at Private Clubs

In a bid to curtail premature business opportunities tied to recreational marijuana, city leaders in Washington DC have passed a bill banning cannabis consumption in private clubs. City council members [click to continue...]

March 3, 2015

PharmaCann Poised to Hold Most IL Licenses

After a medical marijuana company abandoned its cultivation license on Monday in an area west of Chicago, the permit is being offered to the runner-up in the district’s scoring process: [click to continue...]

March 3, 2015

WA Could Outlaw Marijuana Vending Machines

Washington State entrepreneurs hoping to sell marijuana through vending machines or drive-up windows took a hit this week when the Senate approved a bill that would ban such practices. The [click to continue...]

March 3, 2015

Nevada Senator: Secrecy in MMJ Licensing Process a ‘Disaster’

Nearly 40% of the 519 businesses that applied for medical cannabis business licenses in Nevada have chosen to remain anonymous, taking advantage of a stipulation in the state’s MMJ law [click to continue...]

March 3, 2015

Alaska Could Provide Big Opportunities for Expansion-Minded MJ Companies in Other States

By John Schroyer Established cannabis companies looking to expand into new markets could find a major opening in Alaska if a recent legislative proposal becomes law. The measure - introduced [click to continue...]

March 2, 2015

Maine Medical Cannabis Sales Total $16.2M

Dispensaries in Maine sold an estimated $16.2 million worth of medical cannabis last year, while the state collected around $900,000 in taxes on those transactions, according to the latest figures. [click to continue...]

March 2, 2015

Oregon Agency Weighs in on MMJ, Rec Rules

Oregon could keep medical marijuana completely separate from recreational cannabis when retail sales begin next year. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC), which is tasked with writing recommendations for policymakers, [click to continue...]

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News of Surna Exec’s Departure Triggers Stock Slide

Shares of Surna Inc. have dipped since the company announced that its high-profile CEO Tom [click to continue...]

More Delays for Uruguay’s Marijuana Industry

The first country to legalize marijuana on a national scale is dragging its heels, and [click to continue...]

Professor Projects Next 5 States to Legalize Rec

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California, Illinois, New York, Nevada and Vermont could become the next states to legalize recreational [click to continue...]

Sheriffs File Lawsuit Over Colorado Legalization

Sheriffs from three states have filed a lawsuit against Colorado over recreational marijuana, presenting another [click to continue...]

Another Nat’l Poll Finds Majority of Americans Favor Legalization

Some more good news for cannabis activists and businesses: A respected national poll taken every [click to continue...]

Insurance Firms Urged to Craft MJ Policies

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Mainstream insurance companies should start crafting policies to cover legal marijuana businesses as the industry [click to continue...]

DC Bans Consumption at Private Clubs

In a bid to curtail premature business opportunities tied to recreational marijuana, city leaders in [click to continue...]

$36 Million Raised for Ohio MJ Legalization

A group in Ohio┬áhas already raised $36 million for a proposed ballot measure that would [click to continue...]

PharmaCann Poised to Hold Most IL Licenses

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After a medical marijuana company abandoned its cultivation license on Monday in an area west [click to continue...]

WA Could Outlaw Marijuana Vending Machines

Washington State entrepreneurs hoping to sell marijuana through vending machines or drive-up windows took a [click to continue...]

Cannabis Producers Have New Worry: Stoned Rabbits

Cannabis businesses face opposition from anti-marijuana advocates worried about the drug falling into the hands [click to continue...]

Nevada Senator: Secrecy in MMJ Licensing Process a ‘Disaster’

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Nearly 40% of the 519 businesses that applied for medical cannabis business licenses in Nevada [click to continue...]

Florida’s Second Stab at CBD Rules Questioned

Florida is having a hard time figuring out rules for its CBD industry. The state [click to continue...]

Maine Medical Cannabis Sales Total $16.2M

Dispensaries in Maine sold an estimated $16.2 million worth of medical cannabis last year, while [click to continue...]