Medical Marijuana News By US State:

October 7, 2014

Marijuana Marketing Firm Loses Client Over NYT Comments

Be careful what you say and how you say it. That’s the take-away from a recent incident involving Cannabrand, a Denver-based marijuana ad agency that took it on the chin over [click to continue...]

October 7, 2014

Washington Cannabis Stores Bursting With Inventory

After an initial shortfall of recreational cannabis in Washington State, some retail stores now have so much inventory that they’re turning down growers. Chalk it up to a huge spike [click to continue...]

October 6, 2014

Big Business Differences Between Oregon, Washington Rec Laws

If Oregon voters decide to legalize recreational marijuana in November, the state would create a distinctly different business climate from the one that has emerged in its neighbor to the [click to continue...]

October 6, 2014

Protest at Second Seattle Retail Cannabis Store

Not everyone in Washington State is happy about recreational marijuana. The second legal rec shop in Seattle saw roughly 200 protesters gather outside its doors on Sunday, chanting “Shut it down!” [click to continue...]

October 6, 2014

Guest Column: Canada’s MMJ Program Off to Great Start, but Applicants Face a New Reality

By Paul Rosen Canada's medical marijuana industry has experienced significant growth, improvement and refinement since the county overhauled its cannabis program in June 2013. Under Health Canada’s exceptional oversight, Canada [click to continue...]

October 6, 2014

12 Firms Gunning for Minnesota Medical Marijuana Licenses

A dozen companies filed formal applications for medical cannabis business licenses in Minnesota by the Friday deadline, forking over $20,000 each for the opportunity to grow, process and sell medical [click to continue...]

October 3, 2014

Week in Review: Updates on 2 Forgotten MMJ States + Changes in CO & What’s Next for CA Regs

By Marijuana Business Daily staff Michigan and Montana (finally) make it into the headlines on the medical marijuana front, Colorado's cannabis industry undergoes a big shift and California lawmakers consider [click to continue...]

October 3, 2014

Heavy MMJ Interest in Northern, Central Illinois

Competition for Illinois dispensary and cultivation licenses is heaviest in the northern and central parts of the state but is nonexistent in some areas, according to newly released data on [click to continue...]

October 2, 2014

Edibles Company Seeks $5M in Private Stock Offering for Expansion

Infused products manufacturer G FarmaLabs is looking to raise $5 million though a private stock offering to expand its presence in California and pave the way for national growth. The [click to continue...]

October 2, 2014

519 MMJ Business Applications Filed in Nevada

The final tally is in. Nevada received a total of 519 applications for medical marijuana business licenses, according to information released by the state’s health department on Thursday. The state [click to continue...]

October 2, 2014

Michigan Dispensary, Edibles Legislation Still in Limbo

Michigan lawmakers are attempting to advance a pair of bills that would re-establish a legal foundation for medical cannabis dispensaries and allow the sale of infused products. But concerns from [click to continue...]

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Prominent Investment Firm Pumps Money Into Cannabis Tech Company

Another mainstream investment firm is hoping to cash in on the cannabis industry. Tao Capital [click to continue...]

Plan to Open 1st Alaska ‘Dispensary’ Draws Criticism

The former TV reporter who generated controversy last fall when she quit her job on-air [click to continue...]

MBank Nixes Services for Colorado MJ Companies

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Well that was quick. MBank, the Oregon-based financial institution that recently announced it would begin [click to continue...]

Florida Republican Files Proposal to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Entrepreneurs continuing the fight for medical marijuana in Florida have found an ally in Republican [click to continue...]

California Tribe Inks MMJ Deal

It’s official: Native Americans are getting into the marijuana industry. The Pinoleville Pomo Nation announced [click to continue...]

Former Illinois Gov’s List of License Finalists Revealed

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Former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, who left office earlier this month without granting medical marijuana [click to continue...]

1,600+ Applicants for 10 Rec Licenses in Colorado County

How popular is the marijuana business in Colorado? Here’s one indication: A single county that [click to continue...]

Report: Cannabis Sales Rise 74% in 2014

Medical and recreational marijuana sales jumped 74% last year to hit $2.7 billion compared with [click to continue...]

Social Media, App Sites Take Hard Line Against Cannabis Businesses

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Fearing legal repercussions if their users break the law, Instagram and Apple’s App Store are [click to continue...]

MMJ Bill Introduced in Nebraska, Despite Interstate Cannabis Lawsuit

How’s this for irony: A lawmaker has introduced a bill to legalize medical cannabis in [click to continue...]

3rd Annual Marijuana Business & Investor Survey Underway

Marijuana Business Media has launched its annual survey of cannabis professionals to gather key financial, [click to continue...]

WA Lawmakers Weigh Rec Tax Change

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Washington State recreational marijuana shops have been struggling underneath a heavy tax burden, but state [click to continue...]

Union: New Jersey Dispensary Engaging in Unfair Labor Practices

A New Jersey union has filed a grievance alleging unfair labor practices against a dispensary [click to continue...]

Medical Marijuana Inc. Acquiring Startup Valued at Up to $243M

Medical Marijuana Inc. announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement to acquire Kannaway, a [click to continue...]