Montana Medical Marijuana News:

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...]

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 continue...]

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 continue...]

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Multi-state MMJ Operators Embroiled in Lawsuits, Legal Disputes

Entrepreneurs seeking cannabis licenses in multiple states have a new concern: legal issues from one [click to continue...]

CO Credit Union for MJ Businesses Could Open by New Year’s Day

Colorado marijuana businesses in need of a bank account, take heart. Banking services may soon [click to continue...]

Bill Would Allow VA Docs To Recommend MMJ

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A bill introduced in Congress by representatives from California and Oregon with 10 bipartisan cosponsors [click to continue...]

1000-Foot Buffer Rule Could Lead to Federal Action in MA

Legal marijuana dispensaries face potential prosecution if a U.S. attorney enforces federal guidelines banning marijuana [click to continue...]

Two More San Diego MMJ Dispensaries Ordered to Close

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The crusade against illegal medical marijuana dispensaries in southern California has been going on for [click to continue...]

Congressional GOP Not Likely to Block DC Marijuana Legalization

In what must come as a relief for cannabis enthusiasts in the nation’s capital, The [click to continue...]

Two Rec Legalization Measures Possible on Maine Ballot for 2016

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Legalize Maine, an advocacy organization for legalized recreational cannabis in the northeastern state, announced a [click to continue...]

Oregon Lawmakers Begin Looking at Rec MJ Regulations

Oregon lawmakers have started asking questions about how to frame regulations pertaining to recreational marijuana [click to continue...]

Seattle Still Trying to Curb MMJ Businesses

The Emerald City has been trying for months to slow down the quickly-expanding medical marijuana [click to continue...]

Anchorage Official Moves to Ban Rec Sales in City

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Though Alaska voters spoke earlier this month on recreational marijuana, the state’s largest city might [click to continue...]

California Attorney General Says Cannabis Legalization `Inevitable’

California Attorney General Kamala Harris said cannabis legalization in the state is “inevitable” as advocates [click to continue...]

Montana Dispensary Owners Seek Stronger Regulations

Some Montana marijuana dispensaries are asking for more-stringent regulations to avoid a repeat of 2011 [click to continue...]

Final Rhode Island Dispensary Opens Wednesday

The smallest state in the nation will get its third and final medical marijuana dispensary [click to continue...]

OR Cities to Push Legislature on Local MJ Taxes

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One of the ways backers of recreational cannabis sales in Oregon planned to fight the [click to continue...]