Arizona Medical Cannabis News:

March 19, 2014

Cannabis-Friendly Landlord Finalizes $4.6 Million Deal

One of Arizona's largest real estate deals in 2014 has closed, and the property is specifically designed to attract medical marijuana tenants. Zoned Properties, a real estate company and landlord [click to read more...]

March 18, 2014

Edibles Companies Fear Local Laws in Arizona

The patchwork of local laws governing edibles in Arizona has created an uneasy business climate for manufacturers. And at least one company is so worried about legal repercussions that it [click to read more...]

February 11, 2014

Proposed AZ Rule Changes Would Impact Dispensaries

Arizona officials are weighing several changes to the state's medical marijuana rules that could both hurt and help dispensaries. The proposals include: - Tweaking the distance requirement for growing cannabis [click to read more...]

January 22, 2014

Seniors Boosting MMJ Usage in AZ

Senior citizens in Arizona could be boosting medical marijuana usage. According to a report by the state's health department, Yavapai County had the highest per-capita rate of medical marijuana use [click to read more...]

December 19, 2013

Exclusive: Arizona Medical Marijuana Sales Hit $40M in First Year

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Arizona sold roughly $40 million worth of cannabis and infused products during the past 12 months, according to Marijuana Business Daily's analysis of data provided by [click to read more...]

November 14, 2013

Judge Upholds Limits on Arizona Home Grows

Arizona medical marijuana dispensaries won't have to worry about competition from home growers, at least for now. A superior court judge has upheld a controversial section of the state's medical [click to read more...]

October 29, 2013

ACLU Lawsuit Could Open Door for Sales of Marijuana Extracts, Edibles in Arizona

Arizona dispensaries could sell marijuana extracts and popular types of edibles without fear of legal repercussions if a lawsuit filed Monday by the American Civil Liberties Union is successful. A [click to read more...]

October 15, 2013

Legal Ruling Could Allow More Medical Cannabis Dispensaries, Grow Sites to Open in Arizona

Score another one for medical marijuana businesses in Arizona. A judge has ruled that Maricopa County cannot tweak its zoning laws to prevent dispensaries from opening, removing another roadblock for [click to read more...]

August 28, 2013

Lawsuit Tied to Home Grows Could Alter Arizona Medical Marijuana Market, But Industry Skeptical

Arizona's medical marijuana industry has already dealt with enough turbulence to last a lifetime. But MMJ professionals might have to brace themselves for more uncertainty and change in the near [click to read more...]

August 1, 2013

Court Ruling Gives Some AZ Dispensaries Reprieve, But More Uncertainty & Delays Ahead

The medical marijuana industry in Arizona has scored another victory in the courtroom that will have positive repercussions for some cannabis entrepreneurs, at least in the near term. A county [click to read more...]

June 7, 2013

Another Swing and a Miss for Arizona Marijuana Opponents, Another Victory for MMJ Industry

Arizona medical cannabis businesses can exhale: Yet another attempt to sink the state's MMJ program has failed - utterly and completely. State Rep. John Kavanagh, a Republican representing Fountain Hills, [click to read more...]

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Privateer Holdings Expects to Raise $50M

Privateer Holdings, one of the largest private equity firms in the cannabis industry, is reportedly [click to read more...]

WeedMaps Ad Pulled From Times Square

Online dispensary directory WeedMaps recently purchased electronic billboard space in New York City's Times Square, [click to read more...]

Wisconsin Legalizes CBD Oils, But Questions Remain

Wisconsin has become the latest state to legalize cannabidiol extracts, joining Utah and Kentucky in [click to read more...]

More Oversight on Rhode Island MMJ Industry Urged

A marijuana working group in Rhode Island is lobbying for greater oversight of the state's [click to read more...]

Nevada MMJ Businesses Scramble to Meet Application Deadline

Prospective medical marijuana business owners in unincorporated areas of Nevada's largest county are making a [click to read more...]

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...]