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 continue...]

February 14, 2013

More Questions Than Answers After Drug Policy Chief’s Comments on Marijuana Industry

The Obama administration has repeatedly sidestepped the issue of marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington, offering vague comments that leave cannabis entrepreneurs in limbo. The marijuana industry – as well [click to continue...]

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 continue...]

February 12, 2013

Aaron Justis: Winning Over Locals Can Be Matter of Life or Death for Cannabis Dispensaries

By Aaron Justis Dispensaries that provide safe access to medical cannabis are still relatively new to the business world, creating some unique challenges for the MMJ industry as a whole. [click to continue...]

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 continue...]

February 11, 2013

Weekly Wrapup: 1st Major Setback for Cannabis in New Year + Pushing Change at the Federal Level

By Chris Walsh So now what? That’s the question many medical marijuana professionals in Michigan are asking after the state Supreme Court ruled on Friday that dispensaries are illegal. Theoretically, [click to continue...]

February 8, 2013

Michigan Bombshell: Supreme Court Says Dispensaries Are Illegal, Many Centers Could Close

The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled that dispensaries are illegal under local medical cannabis laws, a worst-case scenario for the state’s MMJ industry. The ruling leaves no doubt about the [click to continue...]

February 8, 2013

Washington Dispensaries Could See Regulatory Changes Modeled After I-502 Rules

The legalization of cannabis in Washington could trigger huge changes in the state’s medical marijuana laws and policies this year. Case in point: Two state lawmakers have introduced a bill [click to continue...]

February 7, 2013

Lone NJ Dispensary Struggling to Meet Crushing Demand as Frustration Mounts Over MMJ Program

The New Jersey medical cannabis industry celebrated a major milestone in December, when the state’s first dispensary officially opened its doors and began serving patients. Now, two months later, frustration [click to continue...]

February 6, 2013

Behold, the Power of MMJ: Michigan Collects $10M in Revenue Fom Marijuana Applications

Perhaps that whole MMJ crackdown thing in Michigan isn’t such a good idea, after all. The state collected $10 million in application fees from medical cannabis patients during its most [click to continue...]

February 5, 2013

Lawmakers Introduce Bills to Overhaul Federal Marijuana Policies, Bolster Cannabis Industry

Two congressmen have unveiled separate bills today that would overhaul the federal government’s approach to marijuana and allow the industry to flourish in states that have legalized cannabis for medical [click to continue...]

February 5, 2013

California Dispensary Bans in Spotlight as State Supreme Court Takes Up Medical Cannabis Case

Can cities and counties in California ban medical marijuana dispensaries, or should they be forced to regulate – rather than destroy – the industry if they have a problem with [click to continue...]

Young Voters Could Make or Break Legalization Measures

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The success of several marijuana measures on the ballot next week could ultimately hinge on [click to continue...]

Estimate: Legal Rec Sales in DC Could Create $130M Market

The cannabis market in Washington DC could top $130 million annually if the city legalizes [click to continue...]

67 Warnings, Penalties for MJ Violations in Washington

When it comes to recreational marijuana, enforcement of the law is no laughing matter for [click to continue...]

Oregon Rec Legalization a Coin Flip

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Recreational marijuana could be a nail-biter in Oregon on Election Day. A poll released this [click to continue...]

Chile Plants First Medical Cannabis Crop

The first legal medical marijuana plants were seeded in Chile on Wednesday as part of [click to continue...]

Maryland Delays Vote on MMJ Regs, Plans to Lower Fees

A Maryland commission postponed a final vote on medical marijuana regulations, saying the 15-member panel [click to continue...]

Super-Potent Strain a Top Seller in WA

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High-potency strains are a big hit with customers in Washington State’s new recreational market, it [click to continue...]

CO Company Sues Shareholder Over Trading Halt

A publicly traded cannabis company has filed suit against a major shareholder, alleging he caused [click to continue...]

Expert: Liability Lawsuits Next Challenge for Edibles Companies

A Seattle attorney warned hundreds of industry insiders at a business conference on Tuesday that [click to continue...]

‘Very Large’ Raid Operation Targets Denver Cultivation Sites

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Police officers and federal agents raided multiple marijuana growing operations in Denver on Tuesday, saying [click to continue...]

Former FBI Official Joins Cannabis Company’s Board

Medbox Inc., a publicly traded software and consulting firm that makes marijuana dispensing machines, has [click to continue...]

NM Marijuana Grower Loses Bid to Reopen Licensing Process

Mark Springer really wants to grow medical marijuana in New Mexico. So much so that [click to continue...]

Florida MMJ Campaign Tells TV Stations to Pull Ad

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The group behind Florida’s medical marijuana ballot measure has sent a cease-and-desist letter to local [click to continue...]

Group With Ties to Koch Brothers Promotes Marijuana Candidate

A candidate in the North Carolina U.S. Senate race is getting some help from an [click to continue...]