March 3, 2015

Alaska Could Provide Big Opportunities for Expansion-Minded MJ Companies in Other States

By John Schroyer Established cannabis companies looking to expand into new markets could find a major opening in Alaska if a recent legislative proposal becomes law. The measure – introduced [click to continue...]

March 2, 2015

Chart of the Week: 2014 Performance of Cannabis Stocks By Quarter

By Marijuana Business Daily staff Cannabis stocks proved lucrative at the beginning of 2014, but the chances of a solid return deteriorated in the second half of the year. An [click to continue...]

February 27, 2015

Week in Review: Oregon MMJ Takes Backseat to Rec, Licensing Lawsuit in IL & Outlook for Stocks

By John Schroyer An Oregon city forces hopeful medical marijuana entrepreneurs to wait until the state hammers out rec rules, a second licensing lawsuit crops up in Illinois, and a [click to continue...]

February 26, 2015

Guest Column: The Analytics Behind Marijuana – How Data Can Help Your Cannabusiness Grow

By Richard Krueger What’s one of the most overlooked keys to success in the cannabis industry? Data. And more specifically, the analysis of data to understand your business and shed [click to continue...]

February 25, 2015

Fears of Marijuana Price Crash, ‘Bloodbath’ in Colorado as Regulatory Changes Take Hold

By John Schroyer Last October brought a dramatic change to Colorado’s recreational marijuana market when the state axed its vertical integration rule and opened up the industry to new players. [click to continue...]

February 24, 2015

Washington State Rec Shop Plans to Close, Blames State for Its Troubles

By John Schroyer A recreational marijuana shop in Washington State is going out of business just a few months after opening its doors, and the owner is pointing her finger [click to continue...]

February 23, 2015

Chart of the Week: Latest Patient Counts in Emerging Medical Marijuana Markets

By Marijuana Business Daily staff Medical marijuana dispensaries are slated to launch in several new states this year, accelerating the MMJ industry’s march across the country. But it’s difficult to [click to continue...]

February 20, 2015

Week in Review: IRS Penalty Fight, Wait-and-See in Washington State & 2 More MJ Lawsuits

By John Schroyer The IRS refuses to budge on a controversial – and confounding – tax penalty, officials in one Washington city give medical marijuana businesses a break, and two [click to continue...]

February 19, 2015

High-Profile Cannabis Store Behind Nation’s First Rec Sale on Market for $2 Million

By John Schroyer 3D Cannabis Center, which garnered worldwide media attention when it conducted what is largely regarded as the nation’s first state-legal recreational marijuana sale, is on the market. [click to continue...]

February 18, 2015

Cannabis Investment Trends and Funding Advice: Q&A With Viridian Capital’s Scott Greiper

By Tony C. Dreibus Big money is flowing into the marijuana industry, merger and acquisition activity is increasing, and the legislative environment is improving – all good things for the [click to continue...]

February 17, 2015

Who’s Next: States With the Best Chances of Legalizing Rec or Medical Marijuana in 2015

By John Schroyer Let the lobbying begin. Lawmakers across the country are introducing bills to legalize medical or recreational cannabis at the state level this year, galvanizing marijuana advocacy groups [click to continue...]

February 16, 2015

Chart of the Week: Monthly Medical, Recreational Marijuana Sales in Colorado

By Marijuana Business Daily staff So much for initial concerns that recreational cannabis would end up being a novelty. The rec industry had a meteoric rise in Colorado, with sales [click to continue...]

Another Nat’l Poll Finds Majority of Americans Favor Legalization

Some more good news for cannabis activists and businesses: A respected national poll taken every [click to continue...]

Insurance Firms Urged to Craft MJ Policies

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Mainstream insurance companies should start crafting policies to cover legal marijuana businesses as the industry [click to continue...]

DC Bans Consumption at Private Clubs

In a bid to curtail premature business opportunities tied to recreational marijuana, city leaders in [click to continue...]

$36 Million Raised for Ohio MJ Legalization

A group in Ohio has already raised $36 million for a proposed ballot measure that would [click to continue...]

PharmaCann Poised to Hold Most IL Licenses


After a medical marijuana company abandoned its cultivation license on Monday in an area west [click to continue...]

WA Could Outlaw Marijuana Vending Machines

Washington State entrepreneurs hoping to sell marijuana through vending machines or drive-up windows took a [click to continue...]

Cannabis Producers Have New Worry: Stoned Rabbits

Cannabis businesses face opposition from anti-marijuana advocates worried about the drug falling into the hands [click to continue...]

Nevada Senator: Secrecy in MMJ Licensing Process a ‘Disaster’

Las Vegas MMJ

Nearly 40% of the 519 businesses that applied for medical cannabis business licenses in Nevada [click to continue...]

Florida’s Second Stab at CBD Rules Questioned

Florida is having a hard time figuring out rules for its CBD industry. The state [click to continue...]

Maine Medical Cannabis Sales Total $16.2M

Dispensaries in Maine sold an estimated $16.2 million worth of medical cannabis last year, while [click to continue...]

Oregon Agency Weighs in on MMJ, Rec Rules


Oregon could keep medical marijuana completely separate from recreational cannabis when retail sales begin next [click to continue...]

Missouri Awards Hemp Cultivation Licenses

Missouri has joined the growing number of states legalizing CBD-based medicines. The state awarded cultivation [click to continue...]

150K Pounds of Legal Marijuana Sold in CO Last Year

Dispensaries and retail cannabis stores in Colorado sold nearly 150,000 pounds of marijuana flower last [click to continue...]

Medical Cannabis Demand Outweighing Supply in DC

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Recreational marijuana has dominated headlines out of Washington DC this week, as the use, possession [click to continue...]