November 28, 2011

MMJ Under Attack: Proposed Ban Could Deal Death Blow to CA Pot Industry

On the eve of Thanksgiving – when many people had already checked out for the holiday week – a councilman in Los Angeles introduced a proposal that could have profound [click to continue...]

November 3, 2011

MMJ Tax Hike Needed in San Jose to Fund Referendum, Mayor Says

Dispensary owners in San Jose, Calif., recently banded together to fight tough new medical pot regulations in the city, hoping to force a referendum on the issue. Little did they [click to continue...]

October 26, 2011

Billings Moves to Tighten Restrictions on Medical Pot Centers

After delaying a vote to gather more public input, City Council members in Billings, Mont., gave the initial go-ahead this week to two ordinances that will prevent new marijuana dispensaries [click to continue...]

October 13, 2011

Long Beach Bans Dispensaries, Continuing Calif. Trend

Dozens of California cities large and small have come out against medical pot in recent months, with some forcing existing dispensaries to leave town and others enacting bans that will [click to continue...]

October 13, 2011

Fate of Medical Pot in Billings, Mont., Still in Limbo After City Council Delays Vote

The largest city in Montana will wait another two weeks to decide whether to ban medical marijuana dispensaries, as officials want to get more input from citizens on the issue. [click to continue...]

July 22, 2011

Proposal to Ban Dispenaries in Fort Collins Gains Steam

Nearly two dozen medical marijuana dispensaries have sprouted up in the college town of Fort Collins, Colo., since 2009. Now, a group of citizens is attempting to turn back the [click to continue...]

July 19, 2011

Move to Tax, License Weed Dispensaries in Seattle Postive Sign for Industry

If you own a dispensary or hope to open one someday, you should pay particularly close attention to what’s going on in Seattle. It’s a sign of things to come [click to continue...]

Ohio Firm Lands Big Bank Loan After Battling Cannabis Stigma

Even companies that don’t touch cannabis – but have clients that do – can have [click to continue...]

New Hampshire Dispensary Hopeful Pitches Plan

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New Hampshire’s first medical marijuana dispensary could open within a year in the tiny hamlet [click to continue...]

Seattle MMJ Regulations, Standards Proposed

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray outlined a plan Monday afternoon to license medical marijuana businesses and [click to continue...]

Report: CO Targeting Cannabis Businesses Violating MJ Rules

The Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division has been cracking down on cannabis businesses violating state regulations, [click to continue...]

IRS Council: Protect Tax Pros Working With MJ Industry

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A key advisory group to the Internal Revenue Service has recommended that the agency refrain [click to continue...]

More Chicago MMJ Businesses Get Local Approval

The Windy City is well on its way toward exhaling legal cannabis smoke. On Friday, [click to continue...]

Cannabis Retailers Hope to Cash in on Black Friday

Recreational marijuana businesses in Colorado will have sales just like any other retailer on Black [click to continue...]

San Diego Dispensary Applicants Trip Each Other Up

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Entrepreneurs hoping to open dispensaries in San Diego are competing aggressively with each other before [click to continue...]

Multi-State MMJ Operators Embroiled in Lawsuits, Legal Disputes

Entrepreneurs seeking cannabis licenses in multiple states have a new concern: legal issues from one [click to continue...]

CO Credit Union for MJ Businesses Could Open by New Year’s Day

Colorado marijuana businesses in need of a bank account, take heart. Banking services may soon [click to continue...]

Bill Would Allow VA Docs to Recommend MMJ

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A bill introduced in Congress by representatives from California and Oregon with 10 bipartisan cosponsors [click to continue...]

1,000-Foot Buffer Rule Could Lead to Federal Action in MA

Legal marijuana dispensaries face potential prosecution if a U.S. attorney enforces federal guidelines banning marijuana [click to continue...]

Two More San Diego MMJ Dispensaries Ordered to Close

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The crusade against illegal medical marijuana dispensaries in southern California has been going on for [click to continue...]

Congressional GOP Not Likely to Block DC Marijuana Legalization

In what must come as a relief for cannabis enthusiasts in the nation’s capital, The [click to continue...]