Montana Medical Marijuana News:

October 24, 2012

Another Setback for Montana Medical Marijuana Industry, Dispensaries as Court Denies Request

The medical cannabis industry in Montana - already on the verge of collapse - suffered yet another setback this week when the state Supreme Court declined to revisit its recent [click to read more...]

September 27, 2012

How Key Medical Marijuana Measures, Cannabis Legalization Initiatives Are Faring Ahead of Election

November could be a huge month for medical marijuana, with voters in two states set to weigh in on MMJ legalization and those in another considering tough new restrictions on [click to read more...]

September 26, 2012

Montana Medical Cannabis Industry Hopeful Despite Solid Voter Support for MMJ Restrictions

At first glance, a poll released last week about strict new regulations on Montana's medical marijuana industry seems highly discouraging for the MMJ community. Roughly 44% of registered voters in [click to read more...]

September 12, 2012

Montana Medical Marijuana Industry Turns to Nov. Election After Supreme Court’s MMJ Ruling

The medical cannabis community in Montana is scrambling to assess the damage from a state Supreme Court ruling that could allow tighter restrictions on the marijuana industry to take hold. [click to read more...]

September 7, 2012

Montana Medical Marijuana Patient Numbers Flat, Registry Still Far From 2011 Peak

The number of patients in Montana with medical marijuana cards rose by just five last month as tighter regulations enacted in 2011 continued to put a damper on the MMJ [click to read more...]

March 1, 2012

Montana Cannabis Industry Slip-Sliding Away as Marijuana Businesses, Patient Numbers Dip Again

The rapid erosion of Montana's medical marijuana industry has continued into the new year, with the number of registered cannabis patients tumbling another 11% in January from the previous month. [click to read more...]

February 21, 2012

Cannabis Caregivers Caught Up in Montana Medical Marijuana Raids Receive Jail Time, Fines

The federal government caused quite a stir last year when it launched a coordinated attack on medical cannabis dispensaries and related businesses in the western U.S., conducting a series of [click to read more...]

January 3, 2012

Montana’s Medical Cannabis Industry Shrivelling After Rapid, Uncontrolled Growth

Yet another state with medical pot laws on the books is seeing its MMJ sector shrivel as the entire industry grapples with a federal crackdown, damaging court rulings, falling registered [click to read more...]

November 28, 2011

Weekly Wrapup: Record Support for Medical Pot, MA Moves Forward While CO Town Backtracks

Although most of us skipped out early last week to celebrate Thanksgiving, the medical marijuana world still generated plenty of meaty news ahead of the holiday. First, the good: A [click to read more...]

November 22, 2011

Pot Dispensaries Not the Only MMJ Businesses Ensnarled in Recent Raids

Much of the media coverage surrounding the recent raids in Washington State and Montana focused on how federal agents targeted medical marijuana dispensaries, as they are the most visible part [click to read more...]

November 3, 2011

Poll: Montana Voters Back State’s Strict New Pot Regulations

The lion's share of Montana residents support new laws meant to rein in the state's medical marijuana industry, according to a poll released this week. More than 60 percent of [click to read more...]

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Boston Dispensary Told to ‘Go Away’

A medical marijuana dispensary looking to set up shop in Boston can't seem to win [click to read more...]

CO Seeks to Shut Down Raided Dispensaries

Colorado regulators recently moved to shut down four dispensaries that were targeted during a high-profile [click to read more...]

DOJ Chief ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About Rec Cannabis Programs

The nation's top law enforcement official said he is encouraged by Colorado and Washington State's [click to read more...]

70+ Oregon Cities Temporarily Ban Dispensaries

More than 70 municipalities in Oregon have implemented moratoriums on medical cannabis dispensaries, limiting businesses [click to read more...]

CA Marijuana Cultivators Urged to Cut Water Use

Legal and illegal marijuana cultivators in Northern California could be draining valuable water from the [click to read more...]

Kentucky Approves CBD Extracts Law

Kentucky has joined Utah on the short list of U.S. states to legalize cannabidiol (CBD) [click to read more...]

Maryland Revives Medical Cannabis Program, Passes Decriminalization

Maryland lawmakers have revamped the state's medical marijuana program by establishing a framework of rules [click to read more...]

Denver Rec Shop Projects $10M-$12M in 2014 Sales

The owner of one of Colorado's largest recreational marijuana stores projects his 2014 revenues will [click to read more...]

GrowLife Trading Halted by SEC, Cannabis Stocks Drop

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has temporarily halted stock trading for GrowLife Inc. (PHOT), [click to read more...]

Boston Mayor Aims to Block Dispensaries

Boston mayor Martin Walsh will try to block the city's two planned medical marijuana dispensaries, [click to read more...]

NJ Voters Split on Decriminalization, Oppose Rec

New Jersey voters are split down the middle when it comes to legalizing marijuana possession, [click to read more...]

Recreational Sales Rise 5%, But Actual Growth Much Bigger

Sales at Colorado recreational marijuana shops rose 5% in February to hit $15.1 million, according [click to read more...]

Oregon Registered Dispensaries Now Total 32

The Oregon Health Authority approved the registration of 10 additional dispensaries late last week, bringing [click to read more...]

Colorado Governor Lowers Cannabis Tax Forecast

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has scaled back his cannabis tax revenue estimates by about 15%, [click to read more...]