Oregon Medical Marijuana News:

February 27, 2015

Week in Review: Oregon MMJ Takes Backseat to Rec, Licensing Lawsuit in IL & Outlook for Stocks

By John Schroyer An Oregon city forces hopeful medical marijuana entrepreneurs to wait until the state hammers out rec rules, a second licensing lawsuit crops up in Illinois, and a [click to continue...]

February 25, 2015

Evicted MMJ Grower Wants Same Legal Protections as Farmers

Oregon is facing an interesting question tied to its medical marijuana law: Should evicted cannabis cultivators be granted the same legal protections as businesspeople who grow other types of plants? [click to continue...]

February 18, 2015

Oregon MMJ Growers Worried About Proximity of Hemp Farms

Oregon marijuana cultivators want industrial hemp kept far away from their grows, saying it could unintentionally pollinate their crop. The opposition stems from approval of a 25-acre industrial hemp field [click to continue...]

February 6, 2015

Hemp Farmers Wanted in Oregon

Attention, Oregon growers: If you’re looking to expand your crop base, you might want to consider hemp. The state’s Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for business licenses to [click to continue...]

February 5, 2015

Oregon Cities Pushing for Power to Tax, Ban Cannabis Sales

As it was originally passed last November by Oregon voters, Measure 91 legalizes recreational marijuana and allows the state to tax cannabis sales. But a lawmaker has introduced a bill [click to continue...]

February 4, 2015

Real Estate Issues in a Flourishing Cannabis Market: Q&A With Oregon Broker Zack Stratford

By Tony C. Dreibus A thriving medical marijuana industry and an emerging recreational cannabis market have created a real estate boom in Oregon as entrepreneurs seek space for cultivation sites, [click to continue...]

January 20, 2015

Alaska, Oregon Rec Legalization Leading to Real Estate Boom

As Alaska and Oregon get closer to establishing their respective recreational marijuana industries, business-minded enthusiasts are hoping to secure storefronts and cultivation sites in the two states. Alaska real estate [click to continue...]

January 16, 2015

Week in Review: Challenges in New Rec Markets, M&A Deal and Native American MJ Activity

By John Schroyer Alaska and Oregon begin grappling with complex issues tied to recreational cannabis, a fast-rising ancillary firm buys a big stake in another prominent marijuana-related company, and entrepreneurs [click to continue...]

January 14, 2015

Oregon Lawmakers Introduce 16 Marijuana Bills

A bill that would prevent recreational shops from locating within one mile of schools is among 16 pieces of legislation tied to the cannabis industry introduced in Oregon this week. [click to continue...]

January 9, 2015

Top WA Rec Shop Near Oregon

The highest-grossing retail marijuana shop in Washington State is located just a few miles from the border with Oregon, which is in the process of setting up its own recreational [click to continue...]

December 11, 2014

Oregon Considers Tinkering With Rec Legalization Law

After giving the thumbs up to more than half a million dollars in funding to begin implementing Measure 91 – the law Oregon voters passed last month to legalize recreational [click to continue...]

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Maine Medical Cannabis Sales Total $16.2M

Dispensaries in Maine sold an estimated $16.2 million worth of medical cannabis last year, while [click to continue...]

Oregon Agency Weighs in on MMJ, Rec Rules

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Oregon could keep medical marijuana completely separate from recreational cannabis when retail sales begin next [click to continue...]

Missouri Awards Hemp Cultivation Licenses

Missouri has joined the growing number of states legalizing CBD-based medicines. The state awarded cultivation [click to continue...]

150K Pounds of Legal Marijuana Sold in CO Last Year

Dispensaries and retail cannabis stores in Colorado sold nearly 150,000 pounds of marijuana flower last [click to continue...]

Medical Cannabis Demand Outweighing Supply in DC

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Recreational marijuana has dominated headlines out of Washington DC this week, as the use, possession [click to continue...]

Another Lawsuit Over MMJ Licensing Process in Illinois

A company that got turned down for one of the Illinois’ 21 medical marijuana cultivation [click to continue...]

MJ Financial Services Firm Secures $2M Investment

A financial services firm that plans to serve the cannabis industry has secured $2 million [click to continue...]

Alaska’s Largest City Enacts MJ Concentrates Rules

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Alaska marijuana entrepreneurs who want to specialize in infused products or extracts will have to [click to continue...]

Washington DC Mayor Seeks to Ban ‘Cannabis Clubs’

With private marijuana use on track to become legal in Washington DC on Thursday barring [click to continue...]

Evicted MMJ Grower Wants Same Legal Protections as Farmers

Oregon is facing an interesting question tied to its medical marijuana law: Should evicted cannabis [click to continue...]

Report: Outlook for MJ Stocks Strong, But Many Could Stumble

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Institutional investors will put money into cannabis stocks this year, though many publicly traded MJ [click to continue...]

Alaska Governor Seeks Marijuana Industry Oversight Board

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has sent a bill to state lawmakers calling for the establishment [click to continue...]

Canadian Stock Regulators: Risk Disclosures Lacking

Canadian stock regulators have a word of warning for those investing in MMJ companies north [click to continue...]

Minnesota Medical Cannabis Workers Join Union

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At least half of Minnesota’s medical marijuana dispensaries will be unionized. The United Food and [click to continue...]