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July 11, 2014

NV Gaming Board Takes Hard Line Against Cannabis

Nevada's powerful casino industry is drawing a clear line in the sand when it comes to medical cannabis. The Nevada Gaming Control Board ruled this week that a Las Vegas [click to continue...]

July 9, 2014

Guest Column: How the Cannabis Industry Can Close the Digital Marketing Divide

By Joe Hodas Tripp Keber, CEO of Dixie Brands, is fond of saying that cannabis isn’t digital, meaning it can't be reproduced in any way other than going through the [click to continue...]

July 7, 2014

PTSD Cannabis Study Hits Snag

The study of marijuana as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder has hit a major snag, which is discouraging news for the medical cannabis industry. Dr. Suzanne Sisley, who had [click to continue...]

July 7, 2014

Raid Raises Questions Over Legality of CO Marijuana Lounges

A recent raid by police at a Denver marijuana lounge has prompted a debate over the legality of private clubs that cater to smokers. Denver police raided MaryJane's Social Club on [click to continue...]

July 2, 2014

New Rules Could Boost Expenses for CO Edibles Companies

Proposed regulations on edibles in Colorado will add tens of thousands of dollars in additional costs for manufacturers and introduce other headaches, owners of some infused products companies say. The [click to continue...]

July 2, 2014

$4M Infusion for Florida Medical Marijuana Legalization Push

The campaign to legalize medical marijuana in Florida just received a $4 million cash infusion from its primary backer, noted attorney John Morgan. The cash will help fund an advertising [click to continue...]

June 30, 2014

Washington Lab Warns of Potential Testing Backlog

Few licensed growers in Washington State have submitted cannabis to be tested for safety and potency, stoking concerns that there will be severe inventory shortages when the first recreational shops [click to continue...]

June 30, 2014

Cannabis Real Estate Investing: Q&A With Bill Gottlieb and Jake Schrader of Articulated Investors

By Fred Dreier Investors are flocking to the cannabis sector in record numbers as the risk of federal prosecution ebbs and business opportunities grow. But they aren't just pumping money [click to continue...]

June 27, 2014

CO Secret Shopper Program Shows 100% Compliance on Underage Sales

A secret shopper program conducted by Colorado's Marijuana Enforcement Division has shown that businesses are complying with the state's age requirement for cannabis sales. The MED conducted 20 compliance checks [click to continue...]

June 27, 2014

Week in Review: An Ugly Business Breakup + Big Pharma Coming & What to Watch in Washington

By Chris Walsh A blockbuster business deal goes up in smoke, an industry leader discusses Big Pharma's interest in medical cannabis and Washington gears up for a historic day. Here's [click to continue...]

June 26, 2014

Bhang Terminates Relationship With Mentor Capital

One of the most eye-opening financing deals in the cannabis industry has fallen apart. Edibles manufacturer Bhang Chocolate is terminating an agreement to sell a majority stake in the company [click to continue...]

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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...]

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...]

Dispensary Solution on Horizon in Michigan?

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Michigan lawmakers could be close to approving a solution to the state's medical marijuana problems. [click to continue...]

Cannabis Banking Bill Clears House

The U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment Wednesday to prevent the federal government from [click to continue...]

Colorado Cops Busting Fewer Illegal Grows

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Colorado law enforcement agencies are busting fewer illegal growers now that recreational marijuana is legal, [click to continue...]

Illinois Medical Marijuana Industry Could Launch in Spring

Lawmakers in Illinois have approved a set of administrative rules for marijuana businesses and patients, [click to continue...]

Judge Orders End to MMJ Farmers Market

A medical marijuana farmers market in Los Angeles does not comply with the city's laws [click to continue...]