Week in Review: Growth Potential in New York, Oregon Rec Market Red Hot & MI Stumbles

John Schroyer  | August 26, 2016

By John Schroyer

New York’s health department recommends doubling the size of the state’s medical marijuana industry, Oregon recreational applications flood in as adult-use sales skyrocket, and Michigan’s MJ legal limbo may persist a few more years.

Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the marijuana industry over the past week.

John Schroyer  |
August 26, 2016

Landing a Bank Account: Q&A With Sundie Seefried of Partners Colorado Credit Union

Omar Sacirbey  | August 25, 2016

By Omar Sacirbey

Sundie Seefried was ready to retire as CEO of a Colorado credit union when some lawyer friends asked why she couldn’t bank their marijuana business clients.

Good question, she thought. Seefried met with bankers, lawyers and cannabis business owners. What she learned scared her out of retiring.

Omar Sacirbey  |
August 25, 2016

Big Shift in Store for Los Angeles Medical Cannabis Businesses

John Schroyer  | August 24, 2016

By John Schroyer

Significant changes are on the way for Los Angeles’ sprawling, largely unregulated medical marijuana industry.

City lawmakers are expected to place a measure on the local ballot next year to reform existing rules and create a new regulatory framework for the MMJ industry.

John Schroyer  |
August 24, 2016

PA’s Draft Medical Cannabis Rules a Good Start, Experts Say

Omar Sacirbey  | August 23, 2016

By Omar Sacirbey

Pennsylvania has moved quickly to issue draft regulations governing its new medical marijuana program, a sign the state is keen to get the MMJ industry off on the right foot.

The proposed rules are detailed and offer marijuana entrepreneurs a road map of where the program is headed, experts said.

Omar Sacirbey  |
August 23, 2016

Chart of the Week: Monthly Marijuana Sales in Washington State Surpass $60 Million

Chris Walsh  | August 22, 2016

By Eli McVey

The merger of Washington State’s unregulated medical marijuana industry into its recreational cannabis program has led to a huge spike in monthly sales for licensed retailers, indicating that the complicated transition is playing out as hoped.

Chris Walsh  |
August 22, 2016

Week in Review: Big Legal Victory, Nervous Credit Union & Unrequited Love in MA

Roger Fillion  | August 19, 2016

By Omar Sacirbey and John Schroyer

The marijuana industry scores a big legal victory, a credit union in Alaska gets cold feet, and a Massachusetts city nixes a controversial business deal with a medical cannabis dispensary.

Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the marijuana industry over the past week.

Roger Fillion  |
August 19, 2016