October 30, 2012

Arizona weGrow Franchise Accuses Rivals of Forming ‘Cartel’ to Sink Phoenix Store

WeGrow Phoenix, which offers hydroponics equipment and consulting services, has filed a lawsuit claiming that a handful of rivals colluded to prevent it from gaining a foothold in the Phoenix [click to continue...]

May 29, 2012

Weekly Wrapup: AZ Dispensary Application Total + CA Cannabis Patients Lose Court Battle

Arizona hit another major medical marijuana milestone last week, wrapping up its official dispensary application period on Friday. The state received nearly 500 applications during the 12-day submission period. That's [click to continue...]

May 24, 2012

Medical Marijuana Exec’s Legal Troubles a Setback for Cannabis Industry Regardless of Outcome

The medical marijuana entrepreneur behind weGrow - a hydroponics superstore attempting to expand nationally - is in some hot water. Dhar Mann (pictured), who founded the company in 2010 and [click to continue...]

May 7, 2012

Dhar Mann: How to Identify a Promising Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opportunity

By Dhar Mann This is the second column in a three-part series. Once you have carefully considered the unique challenges involved in opening a medical marijuana dispensary and the various [click to continue...]

March 28, 2012

Washington DC Medical Marijuana Industry Taking Shape as City Chooses Cannabis Cultivation Finalists

Medical cannabis will take a big step forward in Washington DC on Friday, when the Department of Health plans to unveil the final list of applicants that can register to [click to continue...]

March 26, 2012

Dhar Mann: How to Capitalize on the ‘Green Rush’ and Make Money in Medical Marijuana

By Dhar Mann This is the first column in a three-part series. On Jan. 24, 1848, when James W. Marshall found gold in Coloma, California, word spread throughout the broader [click to continue...]

March 7, 2012

Happy Ending: Former Partners Who Built weGrow Into Hydroponics Giant Settle Feud, End Litigation

Two prominent executives in the medical marijuana industry caught up in a contentious feud have agreed to bury the hatchet and go their separate ways for the good of MMJ [click to continue...]

August 1, 2011

Pot-Focused Hydroponics ‘Superstore’ Plans Rapid Expansion, IPO

A California hydroponics company is hoping to become one of the first major nationwide chains in the medical marijuana industry, announcing plans to open dozens of stores in several states. [click to continue...]

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...]