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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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Privateer Holdings Expects to Raise $50M

Privateer Holdings, one of the largest private equity firms in the cannabis industry, is reportedly [click to read more...]

WeedMaps Ad Pulled From Times Square

Online dispensary directory WeedMaps recently purchased electronic billboard space in New York City's Times Square, [click to read more...]

Wisconsin Legalizes CBD Oils, But Questions Remain

Wisconsin has become the latest state to legalize cannabidiol extracts, joining Utah and Kentucky in [click to read more...]

More Oversight on Rhode Island MMJ Industry Urged

A marijuana working group in Rhode Island is lobbying for greater oversight of the state's [click to read more...]

Nevada MMJ Businesses Scramble to Meet Application Deadline

Prospective medical marijuana business owners in unincorporated areas of Nevada's largest county are making a [click to read more...]

Boston Dispensary Told to ‘Go Away’

A medical marijuana dispensary looking to set up shop in Boston can't seem to win [click to read more...]

CO Seeks to Shut Down Raided Dispensaries

Colorado regulators recently moved to shut down four dispensaries that were targeted during a high-profile [click to read more...]

DOJ Chief ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About Rec Cannabis Programs

The nation's top law enforcement official said he is encouraged by Colorado and Washington State's [click to read more...]

70+ Oregon Cities Temporarily Ban Dispensaries

More than 70 municipalities in Oregon have implemented moratoriums on medical cannabis dispensaries, limiting businesses [click to read more...]

CA Marijuana Cultivators Urged to Cut Water Use

Legal and illegal marijuana cultivators in Northern California could be draining valuable water from the [click to read more...]

Kentucky Approves CBD Extracts Law

Kentucky has joined Utah on the short list of U.S. states to legalize cannabidiol (CBD) [click to read more...]

Maryland Revives Medical Cannabis Program, Passes Decriminalization

Maryland lawmakers have revamped the state's medical marijuana program by establishing a framework of rules [click to read more...]

Denver Rec Shop Projects $10M-$12M in 2014 Sales

The owner of one of Colorado's largest recreational marijuana stores projects his 2014 revenues will [click to read more...]

GrowLife Trading Halted by SEC, Cannabis Stocks Drop

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has temporarily halted stock trading for GrowLife Inc. (PHOT), [click to read more...]