August 21, 2012

Colorado Medical Marijuana Enforcement Division Officials to Discuss MMJ Compliance at Event

Want to ask the top medical marijuana officials in Colorado your most burning questions about regulations and compliance?  MMJ professionals in the Denver area will get that chance Wednesday night [click to continue...]

August 20, 2012

Weekly Wrapup: Denver Medical Marijuana Advertising Ban + LA Dispensaries on the Ropes

Say goodbye to the eye-catching posters at bus stops, massive billboards near major roads and cardboard signs on street corners in Denver advertising super-cheap eighths. Last week, the Denver City [click to continue...]

August 17, 2012

Referendum Drive, Lawsuits Not Enough to Delay LA Marijuana Dispensary Ban

The Los Angeles medical marijuana industry is exploring every avenue to prevent a recently approved ban on dispensaries from crippling the city’s entire MMJ infrastructure. Advocates and professionals are working [click to continue...]

August 17, 2012

Dana Cawthon: 3 Rules Every Medical Marijuana Dispensary Must Follow to Help Stabilize Industry

By Dana Cawthon In our uncertain and volatile marketplace, it is more important than ever for medical marijuana dispensary owners to comply with local rules, standards and regulations established for [click to continue...]

August 16, 2012

Successful Arkansas Medical Marijuana Legalization Push Could Open up South for MMJ

Arkansas is poised to become a key medical marijuana battleground this November, with an initiative to legalize cannabis for medical purposes likely headed for the ballot. The main group behind [click to continue...]

August 15, 2012

Acquisitions Help Fuel Medical Marijuana Inc. to $1.5 Million Profit in the Second Quarter

Medical Marijuana Inc., one of the few publicly traded companies in the MMJ industry, swung to a profit in the second quarter on increased revenue tied to its purchase of [click to continue...]

August 15, 2012

Risky Business: Some LA Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Remain Open Despite Ban?

Scores of Los Angeles dispensaries are preparing to close on Sept. 6, when a new citywide ban on medical marijuana centers takes effect. But some cannabis centers are reportedly considering [click to continue...]

August 14, 2012

Indictment of Colorado Dispensary Owner for MMJ Diversion Couldn’t Have Come at Worse Time

Earlier this month, the government released a study claiming that large amounts of medical marijuana from Colorado are ending up in the wrong hands. The report pegged the problem squarely [click to continue...]

August 14, 2012

Denver Set to Ban Outdoor Medical Marijuana Ads, Move Will Both Hurt and Help MMJ Industry

Denver dispensaries that promote their products via billboards or spinning roadside signs will have to come up with a new marketing strategy. A proposal to ban most forms of outdoor [click to continue...]

August 13, 2012

Weekly Wrapup: Positive Developments for Medical Marijuana in Arizona, California & NJ

The US medical marijuana industry desperately needs something to cheer about, and it got just that last week. Times three. Both Arizona and New Jersey made tangible strides with their [click to continue...]

August 10, 2012

Berkeley Patients Group Hopes to Rise From Ashes, Set Example for CA Medical Marijuana Industry

Now here’s an uplifting story: A well-known California dispensary that was forced to shut down due to government pressure is planning to reopen in a new location. Berkeley Patients Group [click to continue...]

August 9, 2012

New Jersey Medical Marijuana Program Advancing as State Begins Registering Cannabis Patients

New Jersey is moving full speed ahead with medical marijuana despite a federal crackdown on the cannabis business across the country and increasing uncertainty about the industry’s future. This week, [click to continue...]

Missouri to Start Taking Hemp Cultivation Applications


Cannabis growers of a different stripe can begin submitting applications to the Missouri government next [click to continue...]

Backlash Sinks Proposed Edibles Ban in Colorado

Colorado edibles manufacturers can let out a sigh of relief. A proposal on Monday to [click to continue...]

3 Chicago Dispensary Hopefuls Get Local Green Light

Several businesses have taken a big step forward in their quest to open medical marijuana [click to continue...]

San Francisco Delays Decision on New Dispensary


San Francisco, which was at the forefront of the medical marijuana movement a decade ago, [click to continue...]

Oregon Judge: Towns Can Ban Dispensaries

An Oregon judge has decided that towns and counties have the right to ban or [click to continue...]

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

Medical Marijuana Inc. has filed a lawsuit in California against several businesses – including a [click to continue...]

WA Puts Sales Data for Rec Businesses Online


Want to track sales of individual marijuana stores, cultivators and processors in Washington State? Easy [click to continue...]

Cole to California: Regulate the MMJ Industry

The author of the 2013 Cole Memo has a clear message for California: “If you [click to continue...]

Former Israel MMJ Exec Tapped by Cannabis Consultancy

A national cannabis consulting firm has brought on a key architect of Israel’s medical marijuana [click to continue...]

14 Marijuana Labs Participate in ‘Proficiency’ Test


Yet another sign that the marijuana industry is maturing: 14 cannabis labs from across the [click to continue...]

San Diego Approves 1st Dispensary

Let the rebirth of San Diego’s medical marijuana industry begin. On Wednesday, the city granted [click to continue...]

CA City Cuts Power, Water to Dispensaries

Can medical marijuana dispensaries continue operating without electricity and water? In Anaheim, California, the answer [click to continue...]

Nearly $14K in Daily Revenues for Seattle Rec Shop

Uncle Ike's

The Emerald City’s second recreational marijuana shop is rolling in the green. Uncle Ike’s, which [click to continue...]

Company Hopes to Launch ‘Full-Service’ Cannabis Bank

Marijuana companies in Colorado could eventually have their very own bank if a publicly traded [click to continue...]