Medical Marijuana News By US State:

June 25, 2014

Emergency Edibles Rules Issued

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee announced an emergency set of rules on Tuesday to govern edibles manufacturers and the retail stores that sell edible products. According to the rules, edibles [click to continue...]

June 25, 2014

Moving Day: Tips for Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Forced to Relocate

By Fred Dreier Forced relocation has become a reality for many dispensary owners in the past few years. In some cases, skittish landlords have booted cannabis tenants because of pressure [click to continue...]

June 24, 2014

Advocacy Group Drops Out Of Oregon’s Legalization Drive

One of Oregon’s two legalization campaigns has called it quits. The Campaign for the Restoration and Regulation of Hemp ended operations this week after it became clear the group would [click to continue...]

June 24, 2014

Washington Retail Stores To Open July 8

Washington’s Liquor Control Board finally provided a firm date for the program’s debut after several weeks of industry speculation. The state’s recreational cannabis industry will officially begin July 8. According [click to continue...]

June 23, 2014

Guest Column: Answers to Common Questions About Cannabis Testing

By Matt Walstatter As the cannabis industry continues to mature and new states adopt marijuana legislation, the topic of laboratory testing is arising with increasing frequency. Many markets now require [click to continue...]

June 23, 2014

Edibles Shortage Likely in WA’s Rec Market

Marijuana edibles could be missing from store shelves when Washington State rolls out its recreational market next month. That’s because the state’s Liquor Control Board, which oversees the industry, has [click to continue...]

June 20, 2014

San Jose Dispensaries Face ‘Daunting Challenge’ Fighting New Rules

Dispensaries in San Jose, California, are preparing to fight the city. The group Silicon Valley Cannabis Coalition plans to file two separate referendums to challenge the recent rules approved by [click to continue...]

June 20, 2014

Edibles Company Responds to Hershey Trademark Lawsuit

The president of a Colorado edibles company is firing back at chocolate giant Hershey, which is suing the cannabis firm over trademark violations. Last week, Hershey filed suit against TinctureBelle LLC, [click to continue...]

June 20, 2014

Week in Review: New Market in New York + Unorganized Crackdown in LA & Telling Crime Stats

By Chris Walsh New York finally goes green, a development highlights how unorganized the Los Angeles dispensary crackdown has been and crime stats show that fears over recreational cannabis are [click to continue...]

June 20, 2014

UK Company Raising $148M to Advance CBD Drug

British drug maker GW Pharmaceuticals plans to raise $148 million from U.S. investors to advance an epilepsy drug that uses cannabidiol (CBD). The company will sell 1.7 million American Depository [click to continue...]

June 20, 2014

Florida Beach Town Approves Land for Dispensaries

A Florida town is already paving the way for medical marijuana dispensaries. City commissioners in Cocoa Beach passed an ordinance Thursday night to approve two locations for medical marijuana dispensaries. The spots [click to continue...]

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Feds Raid Pair of Dispensaries in LA

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The Drug Enforcement Administration raided a pair of medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles on [click to continue...]

Seattle Church Sues to Close Rec Shop

Remember the church in Seattle that began staging protests outside the city’s second legal recreational [click to continue...]

San Diego Shuts Down 4 More Dispensaries

San Diego is continuing its quest to close down illegal medical marijuana dispensaries. Four more [click to continue...]

Russian Cannabis Firm Buys Ebola.com for $200K

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This may be the strangest marijuana-related story you read all week. A Russian cannabis company [click to continue...]

WA Sheriff: Rec Marijuana is Working

A Washington State sheriff has a message about marijuana for Oregon voters. “The sky hasn’t [click to continue...]

Uruguay Presidential Candidate Would Scale Back Legal Marijuana

The first country in the world to fully legalize the sale and possession of recreational [click to continue...]

Seattle Warns 330 MMJ Businesses to Get Licenses

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Obtain a state permit or shut down. That’s the gist of a letter Seattle’s Department [click to continue...]

Nevada Will Weigh Rec Marijuana

Nevada lawmakers will tackle the recreational marijuana issue early next year, whether they’re ready to [click to continue...]

CO Awards $250K Grant to THC Breathalyzer Developer

A Colorado company attempting to develop THC breathalyzers is getting some help from the state [click to continue...]

Missouri to Start Taking Hemp Cultivation Applications

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Cannabis growers of a different stripe can begin submitting applications to the Missouri government next [click to continue...]

Backlash Sinks Proposed Edibles Ban in Colorado

Colorado edibles manufacturers can let out a sigh of relief. A proposal on Monday to [click to continue...]

3 Chicago Dispensary Hopefuls Get Local Green Light

Several businesses have taken a big step forward in their quest to open medical marijuana [click to continue...]

San Francisco Delays Decision on New Dispensary

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San Francisco, which was at the forefront of the medical marijuana movement a decade ago, [click to continue...]

Oregon Judge: Towns Can Ban Dispensaries

An Oregon judge has decided that towns and counties have the right to ban or [click to continue...]