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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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 read more...]

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...]