New Jersey MMJ Business News:

March 25, 2014

Legalization Bill Proposed in New Jersey

A New Jersey lawmaker wants recreational marijuana to pay for the state's crumbling bridges and roadways. On Monday, Sen. Nick Scutari introduced a bill to the New Jersey Senate that [click to read more...]

March 5, 2014

New Jersey Says MMJ Program Working Just Fine

New Jersey's three operating dispensaries can adequately meet current demand for medical cannabis despite complaints that patients are having difficulties accessing the drug, according to progress reports issued by the [click to read more...]

January 15, 2014

New Jersey Must Issue Medical Marijuana Progress Report

An appeals court has ordered New Jersey to produce a report on the status of its medical marijuana program, including an update on several dispensaries that have been seeking final [click to read more...]

December 13, 2013

Showdown Over New Jersey MMJ Expansion

New Jersey lawmakers have put medical marijuana patients on a collision course with Republican Gov. Chris Christie. On Thursday, an Assembly health committee approved a measure that allows registered medical [click to read more...]

December 4, 2013

NJ Poll: Support for Out-of-State Cannabis Purchases

The governor of New Jersey might not want local MMJ patients to be able to buy marijuana in other states, but the public sure seems to be on board with [click to read more...]

December 3, 2013

New Jersey Gov. Won’t Expand MMJ Program

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will not expand the state’s current medical marijuana program "under any circumstances," saying he believes doing so would help efforts to legalize cannabis for recreational [click to read more...]

November 26, 2013

NJ Bill Would Alter Cannabis Market

A bill introduced before the New Jersey Assembly today would allow medical marijuana patients to purchase cannabis in other legal states and consume it at home. The move could have [click to read more...]

November 18, 2013

3rd New Jersey Dispensary Preparing to Open

New Jersey’s third medical marijuana dispensary is about to open. Garden State Dispensary, formerly known as the Compassionate Care Center of America, is now accepting registrations for future patients and [click to read more...]

October 28, 2013

2nd Dispensary (Finally) Opens in New Jersey

New Jersey’s second medical marijuana dispensary opened Monday in the township of Egg Harbor, roughly five miles west of Atlantic City. The clinic, called Compassionate Care Foundation, grows all of [click to read more...]

September 13, 2013

New Jersey Agrees to Loan a Dispensary $357,200 – History in the Making

By Anne Holland In a nationally historic move, New Jersey's Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has agreed to loan a a state-licensed dispensary, the Compassionate Care Foundation of Egg Harbor Township [click to read more...]

August 9, 2013

Hope on Horizon for Embattled New Jersey Medical Cannabis Industry as More Dispensaries Approved

New Jersey's medical marijuana program has been a major disappointment from a business perspective so far. Despite having legalized cannabis for medical use back in 2009, just one dispensary has [click to read more...]

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Health Canada Recalls Medical Marijuana

Health Canada has initiated the country's first medical marijuana recall. Earlier this week, British Columbia-based [click to read more...]

Tommy Chong Now Part-Owner of Colorado Cannabis Store

Actor and longtime marijuana advocate Tommy Chong is diving head-first into the business side of [click to read more...]

Cannabis Firm Buys 3 Buildings in Florida

The publicly traded firm Cannabis RX has acquired three commercial buildings in Florida that it [click to read more...]

Lack of Testing Oversight in Oregon Raises Concerns

Dispensary owners in Oregon are concerned that the state's lack of oversight on testing labs [click to read more...]

Lottery for Rec Licenses Underway in Washington

Washington State is holding a lottery this week to determine who can sell recreational cannabis [click to read more...]

Updated Illinois MMJ Rules Could Increase Market Size

Illinois has issued revised draft rules for the medical marijuana industry, easing up on regulations [click to read more...]

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...]