MJ Freeway still working on fixes, damage control as reputation takes hit

John Schroyer  | January 18, 2017

By John Schroyer

MJ Freeway continues to reel from a systems crash earlier this month that has affected a large swath of the cannabis industry, with its workers scrambling to retain longtime customers and mitigate damage to the company’s image.

The long-term fallout for the software firm is unclear.

John Schroyer  |
January 18, 2017

Two of Washington’s largest recreational marijuana chains on the selling block

John Schroyer  | January 17, 2017

By John Schroyer

Washington state’s two top-selling cannabis retailers are for sale.

Main Street Marijuana owner Ramsey Hamide and Uncle Ike’s owner Ian Eisenberg, who own three storefronts apiece, have united in an attempted joint sale of both companies, they told Marijuana Business Daily on Monday.

John Schroyer  |
January 17, 2017

Week in Review: Sessions’ sleight of hand, scofflaws in CA & risky business in NY

John Schroyer  | January 13, 2017

By John Schroyer, Bart Schaneman and Omar Sacirbey

Attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions plays his cannabis-enforcement views close to the vest, dispensaries sidestep California’s adult-use law, and an L.A. marijuana company attempts a risky rescue in New York.

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

John Schroyer  |
January 13, 2017

New Market: California awaits regulations before unleashing huge industry

Bart Schaneman  | January 12, 2017

By Bart Schaneman

California’s recreational marijuana market has the potential to dwarf all others as long as workable statewide regulations are ironed out, municipalities allow adult use and legal businesses can supplant the state’s thriving black market.

Bart Schaneman  |
January 12, 2017

New career, MMJ-rec tensions and cannabis under Trump: Q&A with pioneer Becky DeKeuster

Omar Sacirbey  | January 11, 2017

By Omar Sacirbey

Becky DeKeuster went from being a Catholic high school teacher to a cannabis pioneer who co-founded the Wellness Connection of Maine.

DeKeuster helped Wellness Connection earn a reputation for caring service and left her mark nationally on an industry trying to find its footing. She's now switching gears again.

Omar Sacirbey  |
January 11, 2017