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November 17, 2014

Marijuana Business Conference Wrap-Up: Banking, Federal Legalization, Marketing, Investing & More

By Marijuana Business Daily staff If you want to open a bank account, seek out smaller financial institutions. If you're looking to boost customer loyalty, engage in socially responsible business [click to continue...]

November 13, 2014

Conference Highlights: Top Tip for Customer Loyalty, Pitch Slam Winner & Cultivation Advice

By Marijuana Business Daily Cannabis companies that help others can end up helping themselves in the process. That was one of the core messages on Thursday morning at the Rio [click to continue...]

November 6, 2014

$1.5M in Venture Capital for Marijuana Delivery Company

Eaze Solutions LLC, which provides a high-tech marijuana delivery service, has reportedly raised $1.5 million to expand outside of San Francisco to other California cities. The company secured some of [click to continue...]

November 5, 2014

Marijuana Business Media Bolsters Staff; New Hires From Wall Street Journal, Private Equity

Marijuana Business Media has expanded its staff in recent months, bringing on veteran reporters, marketing pros and other key employees. Led by George Jage  – who previously founded World Tea [click to continue...]

October 31, 2014

Marijuana Business Incubator Launches in Florida

Whether or not medical marijuana passes in Florida on Tuesday, Tampa will be home to a cannabis business incubator. The Common Bond Collective opened an incubator in the city this [click to continue...]

October 29, 2014

CO Company Sues Shareholder Over Trading Halt

A publicly traded cannabis company has filed suit against a major shareholder, alleging he caused the Securities and Exchange Commission to temporarily halt trading of the firm’s stock earlier this [click to continue...]

October 28, 2014

Former FBI Official Joins Cannabis Company’s Board

Medbox Inc., a publicly traded software and consulting firm that makes marijuana dispensing machines, has added a retired FBI assistant director of security to its board of directors. The company’s [click to continue...]

October 27, 2014

Head Shops Thriving in Many Marijuana Markets, Despite Competition From Cannabis Retailers

By John Schroyer Head shops once served as the primary - and in many cases only - distributors of pipes, rolling papers and other types of cannabis paraphernalia. But the [click to continue...]

October 21, 2014

CO Awards $250K Grant to THC Breathalyzer Developer

A Colorado company attempting to develop THC breathalyzers is getting some help from the state – in the form of a sizable cash infusion. Lifeloc Technologies was recently awarded a [click to continue...]

October 17, 2014

Medical Marijuana Inc. Files $100M Lawsuit Over ‘False’ Claims

Medical Marijuana Inc. has filed a lawsuit in California against several businesses – including a prominent cannabis testing lab – over statements made about its hemp-based products. The publicly traded [click to continue...]

October 17, 2014

Week in Review: Cutting the Cord on Dispensaries + Challenges for Bank Plan & Expertise From Israel

By Marijuana Business Media staff A California city comes up with a novel way to shut down illegal dispensaries, a company explores how to open a cannabis-specific bank and a [click to continue...]

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Chicago MMJ Clinic Plans Float for Thanksgiving Parade

You read that headline correctly. The new Illinois medical marijuana clinic Good Intentions will have [click to continue...]

Some Florida Cannabis Startups Undeterred By Election Loss

Though medical marijuana failed at the Florida ballot box earlier this month, plenty of cannabis [click to continue...]

Senator Urges Hearings on DC Rec Cannabis

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A key federal lawmaker has suggested that Congress should hold hearings on Washington DC’s new [click to continue...]

WA School District Rejects Marijuana Grower’s $14K Donation

Education officials in Prosser, Washington, have turned down a $14,000 donation from a local marijuana [click to continue...]

Ohio Firm Lands Big Bank Loan After Battling Cannabis Stigma

Even companies that don’t touch cannabis – but have clients that do – can have [click to continue...]

New Hampshire Dispensary Hopeful Pitches Plan

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New Hampshire’s first medical marijuana dispensary could open within a year in the tiny hamlet [click to continue...]

Seattle MMJ Regulations, Standards Proposed

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray outlined a plan Monday afternoon to license medical marijuana businesses and [click to continue...]

Report: CO Targeting Cannabis Businesses Violating MJ Rules

The Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division has been cracking down on cannabis businesses violating state regulations, [click to continue...]

IRS Council: Protect Tax Pros Working With MJ Industry

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A key advisory group to the Internal Revenue Service has recommended that the agency refrain [click to continue...]

More Chicago MMJ Businesses Get Local Approval

The Windy City is well on its way toward exhaling legal cannabis smoke. On Friday, [click to continue...]

Cannabis Retailers Hope to Cash in on Black Friday

Recreational marijuana businesses in Colorado will have sales just like any other retailer on Black [click to continue...]

San Diego Dispensary Applicants Trip Each Other Up

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Entrepreneurs hoping to open dispensaries in San Diego are competing aggressively with each other before [click to continue...]

Multi-State MMJ Operators Embroiled in Lawsuits, Legal Disputes

Entrepreneurs seeking cannabis licenses in multiple states have a new concern: legal issues from one [click to continue...]

CO Credit Union for MJ Businesses Could Open by New Year’s Day

Colorado marijuana businesses in need of a bank account, take heart. Banking services may soon [click to continue...]