Medical Marijuana News By US State:

September 2, 2014

I-502 Ban Passes First Test

A judge in Washington State has upheld a municipality's authority to ban marijuana retailers, though not under federal law. Judge Ronald Culpepper ruled that the city of Fife can deny [click to continue...]

August 29, 2014

Chicago Suburbs Debate MMJ Regs

As the impending September timeframe looms for medical marijuana businesses to apply for operating permits in Illinois, local communities around the Chicago metro area have been working feverishly to adjust [click to continue...]

August 29, 2014

Week in Review: Retailers, Growers at Odds Amid Supply Shortage in Washington State

 By Chris Walsh After a rocky start to recreational marijuana in Washington State, many entrepreneurs on the front lines of the industry assumed the market would settle down fairly quickly. [click to continue...]

August 29, 2014

Marijuana Vending Machine Comes to Denver

A medical marijuana vending machine generating plenty of buzz in the media has made its debut in Denver, one of the largest MMJ markets in the country. Doctor's Orders - [click to continue...]

August 28, 2014

Colorado City Awards 21 Rec Shop Licenses

The third-largest city in Colorado awarded 21 licenses for cannabis shops on Thursday, paving the way for the first stores to open on Oct. 1. Aurora, located just east of [click to continue...]

August 27, 2014

DEA Cements Plan to Boost Cannabis Production

For four years, the Drug Enforcement Administration has allowed the federal government to grow a meager 46.3 pounds of cannabis annually for research purposes. But this week, the agency formalized [click to continue...]

August 27, 2014

Study: 2 Denver Cannabis Stores Create $30M Economic Impact, 280 Local Jobs

By John Schroyer How much of an economic impact can a cannabis business have on a community? A new study offers a glimpse, estimating that a pair of retail marijuana [click to continue...]

August 27, 2014

Another Lawsuit Over Dispensary Licensing in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts dispensary licensing process has evoked the ire of several applicants who feel that they were unjustly passed over for operating permits, and now a total of seven companies [click to continue...]

August 26, 2014

Advocate: Paraphernalia Sales Legal Under Florida MMJ Bill

Florida's medical marijuana ballot measure will create an overlooked business opportunity: paraphernalia sales. Currently, it’s illegal in Florida to sell pipes for smoking marijuana. But Amendment 2 - the measure [click to continue...]

August 26, 2014

WA Retail Stores Fight Price Gouging

Washington State recreational marijuana shops have had it with the sky-high prices licensed growers are charging for cannabis. Six retail store owners in the state recently joined forces to form [click to continue...]

August 25, 2014

Colorado Rec Tax Structure Safe for Now

Taxing recreational marijuana sales is a tricky business, as a Denver judge pointed out in an initial ruling against activists who contend that having to pay taxes on a federally [click to continue...]

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Illinois Releases Final MMJ Application Forms

Aspiring cannabis entrepreneurs in Illinois now have access to official license application documents. The state's [click to continue...]

I-502 Ban Passes First Test

A judge in Washington State has upheld a municipality's authority to ban marijuana retailers, though [click to continue...]

Chicago Suburbs Debate MMJ Regs

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As the impending September timeframe looms for medical marijuana businesses to apply for operating permits [click to continue...]

Marijuana Vending Machine Comes to Denver

A medical marijuana vending machine generating plenty of buzz in the media has made its [click to continue...]

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

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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

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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

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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...]