Dispensary/Retail Store Business News

Oregon Dispensaries Could Ease Into Recreational Marijuana

John Schroyer  | August 25, 2015

By John Schroyer

Dispensaries in Oregon may not have to jump through many hoops to begin selling recreational cannabis this fall.

The state recently released proposed rules covering the early sale of adult-use marijuana, and it appears existing dispensaries will be able to make a smooth transition into the recreational …

Chart of the Week: MMJ Demand Booming in Washington DC, Creating Inventory Shortages

Becky Olson  | August 24, 2015

By Becky Olson

After a painfully slow start, Washington DC's medical marijuana market is flourishing as more patients and physicians sign up to participate in the city's MMJ program. Still, the spike in demand hasn't necessarily translated into increased revenue and profits for dispensaries - at least not yet.

Viability of New York MMJ Timeline in Question

John Schroyer  | August 18, 2015

Some stakeholders in New York are already voicing concerns about whether or not medical cannabis will be available for purchase in January, as required by state law.

A mother with a severely epileptic daughter told one NBC affiliate that there’s “no way” MMJ will be ready for …