August 29, 2012

Industry Experts to Discuss Arizona Medical Marijuana Regulations, Threats Against Program

Have questions about the nuances of Arizona’s marijuana dispensary program? Looking for advice that will help you start a successful cannabis business in the state? Want to discuss recent attempts [click to continue...]

August 28, 2012

MMJ Makes Further Inroads in South With Introduction of Medical Marijuana Bill in Kentucky

First Arkansas, then Kentucky? Those could be the first two states in the South to legalize medical marijuana, opening up a whole new region of the country to the MMJ [click to continue...]

August 27, 2012

Civil Forfeiture Threats Becoming Key Piece of Feds’ Strategy Against Medical Marijuana Industry

If it wasn’t clear already, it should be now: The federal government’s weapon of choice against the medical marijuana industry is the threat of civil forfeiture. And it’s working like [click to continue...]

August 24, 2012

Feds Order 23 Washington Cannabis Dispensaries Located Near Schools, Playgrounds to Close

Nearly two dozen medical marijuana centers in Washington State have been ordered to shut down because they are located within 1,000 feet of areas where children congregate, representing the latest [click to continue...]

August 23, 2012

Only 8 Applications Submitted for New Colorado MMJ Business Licenses Since End of Moratorium

So much for the next Green Wave in Colorado. Consider it more of a ripple this time around, at least for now. The state has received just eight new applications [click to continue...]

August 22, 2012

Feds Raid 2 California Cannabis Dispensaries, Order 66 Other MMJ Businesses to Close

The federal government’s crackdown on medical marijuana in California continues unabated, with agents raiding two dispensaries in Anaheim this week and threatening dozens of others in the area. Expect more [click to continue...]

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...]

Group Looking to Expand Minnesota’s MMJ Patient Base

Many cannabis advocates in Minnesota think that the state’s medical marijuana program is much too [click to continue...]

Marijuana Business Incubator Launches in Florida

Whether or not medical marijuana passes in Florida on Tuesday, Tampa will be home to [click to continue...]

Young Voters Could Make or Break Legalization Measures

Photo for medical marijuana election

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

marijuana election

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

Medical marijuana regulations, cannabis laws and general MMJ news

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

Denverpolice

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...]