January 18, 2012

Marijuana Raids Target Four San Diego Dispensaries as DEA Continues to Close California Pot Shops

The federal Drug Enforcement Agency has raided several medical marijuana businesses in San Diego over the past week, highlighting the Obama administration's efforts to conduct a sustained crackdown on California [click to read more...]

December 20, 2011

San Diego Dispensaries Hope to Revive Local MMJ Industry Via Sales Tax Initiative

When all else fails, show them the money. This is the strategy medical marijuana advocates in San Diego are using to help revive the city's comatose MMJ industry, crafting a [click to read more...]

December 5, 2011

Weekly Wrapup: Ruling Could Devastate CA Pot Industry, MMJ Programs in Other States Gain Traction

What the heck is happening in California? I find myself asking that question on a regular basis. Its future seems to get gloomier all the time, what with the series [click to read more...]

December 5, 2011

Weekly Wrapup: More Bad News for California, But Encouraging Signs for MMJ Elsewhere

What the heck is happening in California? Its future seems to get gloomier all the time, what with the series of raids, court rulings and dispensary bans as of late. [click to read more...]

December 1, 2011

San Diego’s Medical Pot Industry Going Up in Smoke as Feds Force Dispensaries to Close

The worst-case scenario is playing out for the MMJ industry in San Diego, which has become a focal point of the federal government's war on medical weed. In the past [click to read more...]

November 18, 2011

Cities, Counties Across California Making Key Medical Pot Decisions

From Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz to Sacramento and San Francisco, a host of cities and regions in California have made some important decisions involving medical marijuana this month. It's [click to read more...]

July 12, 2011

Stats: Do Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Really Fuel an Increase in Crime?

You've no doubt read articles about dispensaries robbed at gunpoint. And we've all heard about attacks on workers delivering medical marijuana. It's enough to make you want to close up [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...]

Boston Mayor Aims to Block Dispensaries

Boston mayor Martin Walsh will try to block the city's two planned medical marijuana dispensaries, [click to read more...]

NJ Voters Split on Decriminalization, Oppose Rec

New Jersey voters are split down the middle when it comes to legalizing marijuana possession, [click to read more...]

Recreational Sales Rise 5%, But Actual Growth Much Bigger

Sales at Colorado recreational marijuana shops rose 5% in February to hit $15.1 million, according [click to read more...]

Oregon Registered Dispensaries Now Total 32

The Oregon Health Authority approved the registration of 10 additional dispensaries late last week, bringing [click to read more...]

Colorado Governor Lowers Cannabis Tax Forecast

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has scaled back his cannabis tax revenue estimates by about 15%, [click to read more...]