Montana Medical Marijuana News:

January 5, 2015

Montana Judge Rules Against MMJ Crackdown

Montana medical marijuana businesses are about to get some serious relief, thanks to a district court judge who struck down several key portions of a 2011 law intended to crack [click to continue...]

November 19, 2014

Montana Dispensary Owners Seek Stronger Regulations

Some Montana marijuana dispensaries are asking for more-stringent regulations to avoid a repeat of 2011 when federal agents swooped in a shut down several cannabis producers and dispensaries. Roger Petersen, [click to continue...]

September 29, 2014

Montana City’s MMJ Industry Thriving

Montana’s once-burgeoning medical marijuana sector unraveled quickly several years ago due to legal issues, but dispensaries are thriving in one city that has taken a hands-off approach to the industry. [click to continue...]

October 30, 2012

Update: Judge Puts Montana MMJ Restrictions on Ice Yet Again With Key Vote Looming

The roller coaster ride continues for medical marijuana professionals in Montana, with a judge once again preventing the state from implementing tough new MMJ regulations. District Court Judge James P. [click to continue...]

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 continue...]

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 continue...]

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 continue...]

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 continue...]

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 continue...]

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 continue...]

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 continue...]

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Pennsylvania MMJ Efforts Get Big Boost From Governor

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The chances that Pennsylvania could become one of the next states to legalize medical marijuana [click to continue...]

Prominent Investment Firm Pumps Money Into Cannabis Tech Company

Another mainstream investment firm is hoping to cash in on the cannabis industry. Tao Capital [click to continue...]

Plan to Open 1st Alaska ‘Dispensary’ Draws Criticism

The former TV reporter who generated controversy last fall when she quit her job on-air [click to continue...]

MBank Nixes Services for Colorado MJ Companies

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Well that was quick. MBank, the Oregon-based financial institution that recently announced it would begin [click to continue...]

Florida Republican Files Proposal to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Entrepreneurs continuing the fight for medical marijuana in Florida have found an ally in Republican [click to continue...]

California Tribe Inks MMJ Deal

It’s official: Native Americans are getting into the marijuana industry. The Pinoleville Pomo Nation announced [click to continue...]

Former Illinois Gov’s List of License Finalists Revealed

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Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, who left office earlier this month without granting medical marijuana [click to continue...]

1,600+ Applicants for 10 Rec Licenses in Colorado County

How popular is the marijuana business in Colorado? Here’s one indication: A single county that [click to continue...]

Report: Cannabis Sales Rise 74% in 2014

Medical and recreational marijuana sales jumped 74% last year to hit $2.7 billion compared with [click to continue...]

Social Media, App Sites Take Hard Line Against Cannabis Businesses

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Fearing legal repercussions if their users break the law, Instagram and Appleā€™s App Store are [click to continue...]

MMJ Bill Introduced in Nebraska, Despite Interstate Cannabis Lawsuit

How’s this for irony: A lawmaker has introduced a bill to legalize medical cannabis in [click to continue...]

3rd Annual Marijuana Business & Investor Survey Underway

Marijuana Business Media has launched its annual survey of cannabis professionals to gather key financial, [click to continue...]

WA Lawmakers Weigh Rec Tax Change

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Washington State recreational marijuana shops have been struggling underneath a heavy tax burden, but state [click to continue...]

Union: New Jersey Dispensary Engaging in Unfair Labor Practices

A New Jersey union has filed a grievance alleging unfair labor practices against a dispensary [click to continue...]