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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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

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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...]

Florida MMJ Campaign Tells TV Stations to Pull Ad

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The group behind Florida’s medical marijuana ballot measure has sent a cease-and-desist letter to local [click to continue...]

Group With Ties to Koch Brothers Promotes Marijuana Candidate

A candidate in the North Carolina U.S. Senate race is getting some help from an [click to continue...]

CO Company Releases Cannabis Testing Kit for Halloween

A Colorado company is capitalizing on concerns that marijuana-infused candy will wind up in the [click to continue...]

Feds Raid Pair of Dispensaries in LA

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The Drug Enforcement Administration raided a pair of medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles on [click to continue...]

Seattle Church Sues to Close Rec Shop

Remember the church in Seattle that began staging protests outside the city’s second legal recreational [click to continue...]

San Diego Shuts Down 4 More Dispensaries

San Diego is continuing its quest to close down illegal medical marijuana dispensaries. Four more [click to continue...]