Medical Marijuana News By US State:

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 continue...]

March 5, 2014

Underage Recreational Cannabis Sales Targeted in ‘Secret Shopper’ Program

By Fred Dreier Colorado’s Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) wants to know if retail cannabis shops and medical dispensaries are selling to underage customers. So the division – which oversees the [click to continue...]

March 5, 2014

More Than 300 Apply for Oregon Dispensary Licenses

Hundreds of entrepreneurs have applied for dispensary licenses in Oregon over the past two days, reflecting high levels of interest in the state's emerging regulated medical cannabis industry. Oregon's health [click to continue...]

March 3, 2014

Thousands Apply for Licenses to Work in CO’s Rec Industry

People are still lining up around the block to work in Colorado's recreational marijuana industry. According to the state's Marijuana Enforcement Division  (MED), the office sees between 70-90 people each [click to continue...]

March 3, 2014

New Mexico Could Allow 12 More Cultivation Sites

New Mexico is considering a plan to boost the number of cultivation licenses significantly and raise production caps in a bid to alleviate a shortage of medical cannabis. Under a [click to continue...]

February 28, 2014

‘Reasonable Cause’ in Maine Marijuana Labor Case

It appears there could be some truth to allegations that the largest marijuana provider in Maine violated labor laws. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has found "reasonable cause" that [click to continue...]

February 28, 2014

Week In Review: Promoting Good Recreational Consumer Etiquette

By Fred Dreier Colorado’s retail marijuana industry has enjoyed overwhelmingly positive press through its first two months, with the program’s better-than-expected sales figures and optimistic tax projections grabbing headlines. But [click to continue...]

February 27, 2014

Washington Mayors Want Marijuana Tax Revenue

Mayors in Washington State want a cut of marijuana tax revenue, because they believe the businesses will put a strain on local law enforcement and infrastructure. Nearly 100 mayors signed a [click to continue...]

February 27, 2014

Dispensary Lawsuit in Massachusetts Alleges Favoritism

A dispensary applicant in Massachusetts has filed a lawsuit alleging the state's Public Health Department used political favoritism and not merit in awarding provisional medical marijuana licenses. The business, 1Releaf [click to continue...]

February 26, 2014

San Diego Passes Restrictive Dispensary Regulations

San Diego has finally paved the way for medical marijuana dispensaries, though it will cap the number of centers and implement strict location regulations. The San Diego City Council voted [click to continue...]

February 26, 2014

Chicago’s Zoning Rules Could Prohibit Dispensaries

Chicago’s strict zoning rules for medical marijuana dispensaries could prohibit the shops from operating within the city limits altogether. That’s the argument of Ed Burke, dean of the Chicago City [click to continue...]

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Oregon Recreational Marijuana Bill Approved for Ballot

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Oregon voters will get another shot at legalizing recreational marijuana. The state announced today that [click to continue...]

Infused Products, Extracts Guidelines Released

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) released business guidelines today tied to the manufacturing, packaging, [click to continue...]

Bid to Overturn San Jose MMJ Regs Falls Short

A last-ditch effort to block restrictive regulations on medical cannabis businesses in San Jose, California, [click to continue...]

IL Hospital Voices Interest in Dispensing Marijuana

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A hospital in Chicago has gone public with its desire to dispense medical cannabis. Executives [click to continue...]

VT Moves Forward With Marijuana Legalization Study

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Rand Corp. is set to begin a study on the possible impacts of marijuana legislation [click to continue...]

Illinois Expands MMJ Program

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation expanding the list of qualifying conditions for the [click to continue...]

Cheeba Chews Returns to Colorado Market

Cheeba Chews is back in business. The Colorado-based company - which makes a popular line [click to continue...]

WA Product Shortages Could Last Months

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When will Washington State's recreational marijuana industry have enough product to satisfy demand? One cultivator [click to continue...]

Denver Issues Edibles Recall, Despite Lack of Illness

Products from the popular Colorado edibles brand At Home Baked are being removed from store [click to continue...]

Vegas Suburb Proves Popular With Dispensary Hopefuls

The Las Vegas suburb of Henderson received 28 applications for medical marijuana business licenses by [click to continue...]

New Mexico Abandons Some Proposed Rule Changes

New Mexico's marijuana community has scored a minor regulatory victory. The state's health department is [click to continue...]

Washington OKs Marijuana Cookies, Nixes Candies

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Retail marijuana shops in Washington State can sell cannabis cookies, brownies and other baked goods, [click to continue...]

70% of Canadians Support Marijuana Legalization, Decrim

Canadians overwhelmingly favor loosening the country’s cannabis laws, according to a poll commissioned by the [click to continue...]

Canadian Cannabis Company Buys Huge Facility for $13M

A prospective medical marijuana company in Canada has purchased a 300,000-square-foot facility for roughly $13 [click to continue...]