News on Cannabis Industry Vendors, Suppliers & Ancillary Firms:

March 1, 2013

Q&A With Robert Kane on US Firm’s Plans for Cannabis R&D, Treatment Facility in Canada

A US medical marijuana company is moving full speed ahead with plans to build a first-of-its-kind cannabis campus that will include a treatment center, hospital facilities, a lab for research [click to read more...]

February 18, 2013

Weekly Wrapup: Reading the Tea Leaves + International Medical Marijuana Opportunities

This time next year, adults in Colorado and Washington might be able to walk into a neighborhood shop and purchase an eighth of marijuana almost as easily as they would [click to read more...]

February 15, 2013

Legalization of Medical Marijuana in Czech Republic Could Benefit US Cannabis Industry

A move by the Czech Republic to legalize medical marijuana could create opportunities for cannabis consultants, cultivation experts and MMJ-related businesses based in the United States. As Czech officials look [click to read more...]

February 13, 2013

MedBox Stock Spike Not Just Hype? MMJ Firm Reports Revenue, Earnings Growth in 2012

MedBox Inc. has seen a meteoric rise in its share price since last fall, piquing the interest of the mainstream investment community and drawing attention to medical marijuana stocks in [click to read more...]

February 12, 2013

Cannabis Event Aimed at MMJ Investors & Entrepreneurs in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey

Investors and entrepreneurs in the Northeast will get an opportunity to learn about opportunities in the budding medical marijuana industry next month at an educational seminar in New York City. [click to read more...]

January 30, 2013

5 Promising Ancillary Cannabis Business Opportunities for Entrepreneurs, Investors

Looking to get involved in the marijuana industry but don't want to take on the sizable risks of actually handling the drug? Good news: Some of the biggest opportunities in [click to read more...]

January 28, 2013

Weekly Wrapup: The Challenges of a Mature MMJ Market + Positive Signs From Feds

By Chris Walsh The business opportunities that arise when a state legalizes medical marijuana and allows dispensaries to serve patients have been well documented. Here's what typically happens: There's a [click to read more...]

January 23, 2013

Medical Marijuana Inc. Swings to $3.4 Million Profit in Q4 on Expansion, National Exposure

California-based Medical Marijuana Inc. closed out 2012 on a high note, reporting a record $3.4 million profit in the fourth quarter as it continued to gain traction in the edibles [click to read more...]

January 22, 2013

31 Medical Marijuana Business Applications in Colorado Since End of Moratorium

For two years, Colorado barred entrepreneurs from starting cannabis dispensaries, cultivation sites and infused product companies under a state-wide moratorium on new medical marijuana businesses. Officials enacted the ban in [click to read more...]

January 18, 2013

Cannabis Jobs: Washington State Seeks Marijuana Consultants for Market Research, Regulations

Looking to get involved in Washington's emerging recreational marijuana industry? One of the first opportunities has just emerged: The state is seeking cannabis consultants who can paint a picture of [click to read more...]

January 17, 2013

Proposed Connecticut Medical Marijuana Rules: Up to $100,000 in Initial Fees, Extensive Regs

Opening a medical marijuana dispensary or cultivation operation in Connecticut will require lots of time, money, resources ... and patience. The state has released proposed rules governing the emerging medical [click to read more...]

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Health Canada Recalls Medical Marijuana

Health Canada has initiated the country's first medical marijuana recall. Earlier this week, British Columbia-based [click to read more...]

Tommy Chong Signs on With Colorado Cannabis Store

Actor and longtime marijuana advocate Tommy Chong is diving head-first into the business side of [click to read more...]

Cannabis Firm Buys 3 Buildings in Florida

The publicly traded firm Cannabis RX has acquired three commercial buildings in Florida that it [click to read more...]

Lack of Testing Oversight in Oregon Raises Concerns

Dispensary owners in Oregon are concerned that the state's lack of oversight on testing labs [click to read more...]

Lottery for Rec Licenses Underway in Washington

Washington State is holding a lottery this week to determine who can sell recreational cannabis [click to read more...]

Updated Illinois MMJ Rules Could Increase Market Size

Illinois has issued revised draft rules for the medical marijuana industry, easing up on regulations [click to read more...]

Privateer Holdings Expects to Raise $50M

Privateer Holdings, one of the largest private equity firms in the cannabis industry, is reportedly [click to read more...]

WeedMaps Ad Pulled From Times Square

Online dispensary directory WeedMaps recently purchased electronic billboard space in New York City's Times Square, [click to read more...]

Wisconsin Legalizes CBD Oils, But Questions Remain

Wisconsin has become the latest state to legalize cannabidiol extracts, joining Utah and Kentucky in [click to read more...]

More Oversight on Rhode Island MMJ Industry Urged

A marijuana working group in Rhode Island is lobbying for greater oversight of the state's [click to read more...]

Nevada MMJ Businesses Scramble to Meet Application Deadline

Prospective medical marijuana business owners in unincorporated areas of Nevada's largest county are making a [click to read more...]

Boston Dispensary Told to ‘Go Away’

A medical marijuana dispensary looking to set up shop in Boston can't seem to win [click to read more...]

CO Seeks to Shut Down Raided Dispensaries

Colorado regulators recently moved to shut down four dispensaries that were targeted during a high-profile [click to read more...]

DOJ Chief ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About Rec Cannabis Programs

The nation's top law enforcement official said he is encouraged by Colorado and Washington State's [click to read more...]