Medical Marijuana News By US State:

July 31, 2014

Connecticut Dispensaries Preparing to Open

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Connecticut are about to welcome their first customers, even though the businesses won’t have any cannabis available for sale until later this year. Several of the [click to continue...]

July 30, 2014

Statewide CBD Delivery, Higher Fees Possible in Florida

Updated draft rules released by Florida’s Department of Health suggest that regulators may allow delivery of cannabis products throughout the state. The second draft of the rules, which will govern [click to continue...]

July 30, 2014

Column: The M-Word Revisited – Why the Industry Should Embrace the Term ‘Marijuana’

By George Jage What’s in a name? What word – or words – define our industry? Several industry pioneers have lobbied the business community to use the word "cannabis" in [click to continue...]

July 30, 2014

NY Urged to Accelerate MMJ Program

Cannabis advocates and lawmakers in New York are urging the state to accelerate implementation of its medical marijuana program, saying officials should look into obtaining the drug from other MMJ [click to continue...]

July 30, 2014

Senators Ask Feds for Cannabis Guidance, Consistency

Senators from Colorado and Washington have jointly appealed to the White House and the U.S. Attorney General to coordinate a consistent approach to marijuana policy across federal departments. In a [click to continue...]

July 28, 2014

90% Support MMJ in Florida

Opponents of medical marijuana legalization in Florida have ramped up publicity for their campaign in recent weeks. But that doesn’t appear to have made a dent in support levels. A [click to continue...]

July 28, 2014

Stiff Competition for LV Dispensary Licenses

Applicants for medical marijuana dispensary licenses in Las Vegas face some hefty competition. Roughly 47 groups have thrown their hats in the ring for dispensary permits. Given that Las Vegas [click to continue...]

July 28, 2014

Salty & Savory Edibles Still a Niche Market, but Some Companies See Growth Potential

By Marijuana Business Daily staff Cannabis consumers have a major sweet tooth, as evidenced by the vast selection of candies, brownies and chocolate bars at many dispensaries and retail stores. [click to continue...]

July 25, 2014

Debt Fund Launched for Illinois MMJ Startups

Entrepreneurs looking to enter Illinois’ medical marijuana industry could get help with one of the biggest issues facing cannabis startups: funding. Prairie Wellness Fund Ltd. announced it is hoping to [click to continue...]

July 25, 2014

Week in Review: 1,000s More Patients in IL + Rec Makes Oregon Ballot & Hopes Dashed in San Jose

By Chris Walsh Illinois expands its medical marijuana program, the legalization drive in Oregon gains steam and dispensaries in one of California's largest MMJ markets get the worst possible news. [click to continue...]

July 25, 2014

FL Company Nabs $500K Funding Commitment

A Florida company has secured up to $500,000 in investments to fuel its business interests in the marijuana field. Holding firm iMD Companies landed an initial infusion of $25,000 with [click to continue...]

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Seattle Dispensary Plan May Be Scrapped

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Seattle medical marijuana businesses may not be able to get local licenses after all, as [click to continue...]

Michigan MMJ Bills Sputter, Leaving Industry in Limbo

Michigan sheriffs reportedly helped kill legislation on Thursday that would have allowed the legal return [click to continue...]

New York MMJ Regs: $200,000 Licensing Fee, Strain Limit

Medical cannabis companies hoping to operate in New York will have to jump through several [click to continue...]

Nebraska, Oklahoma Ask Supreme Court to Nix Colorado Marijuana Law

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Nebraska and Oklahoma have filed a lawsuit with the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Colorado’s [click to continue...]

Joint-Smoking Santa Display Backfires for LA Dispensary

In a lesson on how not to advertise your medical marijuana business, a dispensary in [click to continue...]

Key Michigan MMJ Bills Come Down to the Wire

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The future of dispensaries in Michigan hangs in the balance as police groups and public [click to continue...]

High Prices Could Limit Minnesota Medical Cannabis Market

Minnesota’s medical marijuana market could be smaller than expected, as patients will reportedly have to [click to continue...]

Colorado Earmarks $8 Million for MMJ Research

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The Colorado Department of Health and Environment will devote serious money to studying the efficacy [click to continue...]

PayPal Co-Founder to Invest in Cannabis

PayPal co-founder and early Facebook investor Peter Thiel plans to pump money into the marijuana [click to continue...]

Anchorage Shoots Down Proposed Ban on Rec Sales

Alaska’s budding marijuana industry scored a significant victory Tuesday night when lawmakers killed a proposal [click to continue...]

MMJ Lounges Popping Up in Maine

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A new trend in Maine offers yet another possible offshoot business opportunity in the cannabis [click to continue...]

Hope for DC Rec Market Still Alive

It looks like hope may still be alive for a recreational marijuana market in Washington [click to continue...]

Cannabis Business Accelerator to Help 20 Startups

Startup companies focusing on the ancillary cannabis market will get a helping hand – and [click to continue...]

Ruling on Home Grows a Setback for Canadian Cultivation Companies

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A Canadian federal appeals court unanimously upheld an injunction that lets patients continue growing medical [click to continue...]