January 3, 2012

Montana’s Medical Cannabis Industry Shrivelling After Rapid, Uncontrolled Growth

Yet another state with medical pot laws on the books is seeing its MMJ sector shrivel as the entire industry grapples with a federal crackdown, damaging court rulings, falling registered [click to continue...]

December 14, 2011

Pot Patient Numbers in Colorado Slide for Fourth Consecutive Month, Several Factors at Play

The number of patients on Colorado's medical pot registry slid by 13% in October from the previous month, with 13,720 residents dropping off the list. It marks the fourth straight [click to continue...]

December 13, 2011

Webcast Series Takes In-Depth Look at Medical Cannabis Issues, Encourages Debate

HealthRadio.net and InsidersHealth.com will host the second installment of their four-part webcast series on medical marijuana today, featuring patients describing the medical benefits of pot and detailing their struggle to [click to continue...]

November 15, 2011

Colorado Health Board to Consider Lowering Patient Fees, Other MMJ Changes

Patients,  doctors, dispensary owners and other medical pot professionals in Colorado will get a chance to provide some input on several MMJ-related proposals at a public hearing on Wednesday. The [click to continue...]

November 11, 2011

Latest Colorado Stats: Number of Registered Medical Pot Patients Plummets 20% Since June

Enrollment in Colorado's medical marijuana program has tumbled since the state enacted tough new MMJ regulations this summer, with 26,106 patients dropping off the active registry in just three months. [click to continue...]

November 8, 2011

MMJ Advocates Fight Back Against Calif. Cannabis Crackdown, Sue Federal Gov’t

After getting smacked around over the past month, medical marijuana supporters in California are going on the offensive, filing several lawsuits against the federal government's widely publicized crackdown on the [click to continue...]

October 5, 2011

Professionalism Key to Beating Out MMC Competition

Competition in the medical marijuana industry is fierce, particularly in California and Colorado. Many dispensaries are in a race to the bottom in terms of price, offering eights for as [click to continue...]

October 3, 2011

Oregon Patients Paying $100 More for Medical Marijuana Cards

Starting this week, patients in Oregon will have to pay an extra $100 to obtain or renew medical marijuana cards each year - a move that could restrict the industry's [click to continue...]

September 29, 2011

New Mexico: 25 Dispensaries, 4,000 Active Patients, $744,079 in Q2 Sales

Following up on our post yesterday about New Mexico, we thought it might be useful to summarize some stats about the state’s medical marijuana industry, courtesy the Santa Fe New [click to continue...]

September 16, 2011

Arizona Expects 32,000 Card-Carrying MMJ Patients by April 2012: 80% With “Chronic Pain”

13,000 Arizona residents have successfully applied for medical marijuana patient cards since the program started in April of this year, netting the state nearly $2 million in annual application fees.  [click to continue...]

August 23, 2011

Want To Better Serve Medical Pot Patients? Urge Them To Fill Out Our Questionnaire

In line with our mission of helping dispensary owners run their businesses more effectively, we're looking for advice from those arguably in the best position to give it: patients. MMJ [click to continue...]

August 10, 2011

Several MMJ Events, Meetings in Pipeline for August

After a flurry of gatherings in late spring, the Colorado medical marijuana community has been relatively quiet on the event front. Blame it on the July 1 compliance deadline - [click to continue...]

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CBD, Hemp Bill Introduced in House

A Republican lawmaker has introduced a bill in the U.S. House that would effectively legalize [click to continue...]

Stiff Competition for LV Dispensary Licenses

Applicants for medical marijuana dispensary licenses in Las Vegas face some hefty competition. Roughly 47 [click to continue...]

New York Times Urges Marijuana Legalization

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The New York Times editorial board is calling for an end to the federal ban [click to continue...]

Debt Fund Launched for Illinois MMJ Startups

Entrepreneurs looking to enter Illinois' medical marijuana industry could get help with one of the [click to continue...]

FL Company Nabs $500K Funding Commitment

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A Florida company has secured up to $500,000 in investments to fuel its business interests [click to continue...]

$38.5M Potential Tax Haul From Legalized Cannabis in Oregon

Cannabis legalization in Oregon could generate $38.5 million in taxes for the state during the [click to continue...]

Seattle Dispensaries, MMJ Growers Could Get Reprieve

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Medical marijuana businesses in Seattle could get until 2016 to obtain licenses with the state. [click to continue...]

63 License Applications in Las Vegas

Las Vegas received 63 applications for medical cannabis business licenses by Wednesday's deadline, according to [click to continue...]

PTSD Study Could Move Forward, With Lead Researcher

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A federally approved project to research the use of marijuana for treating post-traumatic stress disorder [click to continue...]

Minnesota Names Medical Cannabis Czar

Minnesota's medical marijuana program now has a leader. Michelle Larson, who held various executive roles [click to continue...]

Moody’s: WA Rec Sales Could Fall Short of Projections

Initial recreational cannabis sales in Washington State could fall "well short" of expectations due to [click to continue...]

Oregon Recreational Marijuana Bill Approved for Ballot

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Oregon voters will get another shot at legalizing recreational marijuana. The state announced Tuesday that [click to continue...]

Infused Products, Extracts Guidelines Released

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) released business guidelines today tied to the manufacturing, packaging, [click to continue...]

IL Hospital Voices Interest in Dispensing Marijuana

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A hospital in Chicago has gone public with its desire to dispense medical cannabis. Executives [click to continue...]