November 21, 2012

Latest Arizona Medical Marijuana Market Data: 33,601 Active Card-Carrying Cannabis Patients

Arizona entrepreneurs planning to open dispensaries in the near future will have a sizable market to tap. Nearly 34,000 patients have active MMJ cards in the state as of Nov. [click to continue...]

November 20, 2012

73 Current & Former Police Officers, Judges Urge Gov’t to Respect CO & WA Marijuana Legalization

The Obama administration is facing pressure on numerous fronts to respect laws legalizing marijuana in Colorado and Washington. The latest plea came this morning, when the nonprofit group Law Enforcement [click to continue...]

November 20, 2012

Connecticut Medical Cannabis Leaders Consider Forming Biz Group for MMJ Entrepreneurs

A handful of prominent figures in Connecticut’s MMJ scene are batting around the idea of starting a trade organization to help entrepreneurs navigate the complexities of launching and running a [click to continue...]

November 19, 2012

Weekly Wrapup: More States to Weigh Legalization + How to Succeed in the Cannabis Business

First Colorado and Washington, then a few states on the East Coast? That could very well be the case when it comes to marijuana legalization. Last week, lawmakers in Rhode [click to continue...]

November 16, 2012

MedBox Shares Skyrocket on Surge in Demand After Positive MarketWatch Article, Cannabis Legalization

MedBox Inc. – which makes automated cannabis dispensing machines for MMJ centers – saw its stock price rocket by nearly 6,000% in the past week. Yes, you read that right: [click to continue...]

November 15, 2012

Morgan Fox: How the Gov’t Might Respond to Cannabis Legalization & What it Means for MMJ

By Morgan Fox November’s historic victories in Colorado and Washington have the whole country talking about marijuana. One of the biggest debates in the media at the moment is whether [click to continue...]

November 15, 2012

Marijuana Business Conference Wrapup: 36 Tips, Lessons & Takeaways for the Cannabis Industry

Last week was one for the record books, to say the least. Just days after the most important election in history for the cannabis industry, nearly 400 professionals gathered in [click to continue...]

November 14, 2012

Lawmakers in 4 States to Push for Marijuana Legalization as Cannabis Reform Gains Momentum

Let the domino effect begin. Lawmakers in four states plan to submit bills that would legalize marijuana for adult use and tax cannabis sales, spurred by similar successful measures in [click to continue...]

November 13, 2012

Uncertainty Ahead as Cannabis Industry Awaits Federal Response to Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana advocates rejoiced last week when Colorado and Washington became the first states in the US to legalize cannabis for recreational use. But MMJ professionals in those states are experiencing [click to continue...]

November 12, 2012

Some Medical Cannabis Stocks Soar After Election as Investors Eye New Opportunities

Shares of several publicly traded companies that serve the medical marijuana industry have surged in the wake of a watershed election that saw huge gains for the cannabis industry. Investors [click to continue...]

November 9, 2012

Steve DeAngelo: Cannabis Industry Professionalism ‘Critically, Critically Important’

The cannabis industry is at a pivotal point in its history and must quickly mature to take advantage of new opportunities and while beating back unprecedented challenges, Steve DeAngelo, director [click to continue...]

November 8, 2012

National Marijuana Business Conference Leader to Cannabis Industry: ‘There is a Tsunami Coming’

The next green wave is quickly gaining strength, fueled by marijuana legalization in two states and the expansion of medical cannabis into new regions, Cassandra Farrington, producer of the National [click to continue...]

WA Could Outlaw Marijuana Vending Machines

Washington State entrepreneurs hoping to sell marijuana through vending machines or drive-up windows took a [click to continue...]

Cannabis Producers Have New Worry: Stoned Rabbits

Cannabis businesses face opposition from anti-marijuana advocates worried about the drug falling into the hands [click to continue...]

Nevada Senator: Secrecy in MMJ Licensing Process a ‘Disaster’

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Nearly 40% of the 519 businesses that applied for medical cannabis business licenses in Nevada [click to continue...]

Florida’s Second Stab at CBD Rules Questioned

Florida is having a hard time figuring out rules for its CBD industry. The state [click to continue...]

Maine Medical Cannabis Sales Total $16.2M

Dispensaries in Maine sold an estimated $16.2 million worth of medical cannabis last year, while [click to continue...]

Oregon Agency Weighs in on MMJ, Rec Rules

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Oregon could keep medical marijuana completely separate from recreational cannabis when retail sales begin next [click to continue...]

Missouri Awards Hemp Cultivation Licenses

Missouri has joined the growing number of states legalizing CBD-based medicines. The state awarded cultivation [click to continue...]

150K Pounds of Legal Marijuana Sold in CO Last Year

Dispensaries and retail cannabis stores in Colorado sold nearly 150,000 pounds of marijuana flower last [click to continue...]

Medical Cannabis Demand Outweighing Supply in DC

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Recreational marijuana has dominated headlines out of Washington DC this week, as the use, possession [click to continue...]

Another Lawsuit Over MMJ Licensing Process in Illinois

A company that got turned down for one of the Illinois’ 21 medical marijuana cultivation [click to continue...]

MJ Financial Services Firm Secures $2M Investment

A financial services firm that plans to serve the cannabis industry has secured $2 million [click to continue...]

Alaska’s Largest City Enacts MJ Concentrates Rules

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Alaska marijuana entrepreneurs who want to specialize in infused products or extracts will have to [click to continue...]

Washington DC Mayor Seeks to Ban ‘Cannabis Clubs’

With private marijuana use on track to become legal in Washington DC on Thursday barring [click to continue...]

Evicted MMJ Grower Wants Same Legal Protections as Farmers

Oregon is facing an interesting question tied to its medical marijuana law: Should evicted cannabis [click to continue...]