News on MMJ Dispensaries & Retail Stores:

April 24, 2015

Canadian MMJ Crackdown On the Way?

Medical marijuana businesses in Vancouver, British Columbia, may soon be in the city’s crosshairs. The city council has “decided to step in” with a new ordinance that will boost licensing [click to continue...]

April 24, 2015

Seed-to-Sale Tracking Trend Continues With New Mexico

An increasing number of states are requiring cannabis companies to track every plant from seed to sale in a bid to increase oversight on the industry, which subsequently bolsters the [click to continue...]

April 24, 2015

Week in Review: Oregon Rec Preview, Florida MMJ Fail + California Dispensary Lawsuit

By John Schroyer and Tony C. Dreibus Oregon officials offer a glimpse of potential business activity in the state’s recreational cannabis industry, Florida fails to pass medical marijuana reforms once [click to continue...]

April 23, 2015

Oregon Catering to Cash-Carrying Cannabis Businesses

The agency in charge of overseeing Oregon’s recreational marijuana industry is planning to add a dedicated window specifically for cannabis companies to pay their sales taxes as part of a [click to continue...]

April 23, 2015

Bill Would Prevent Feds From Targeting Compliant MJ Companies

Cannabis business owners harassed by federal prosecutors despite operating legally in their respective states would finally get some relief under a bipartisan bill introduced in the House on Wednesday. The [click to continue...]

April 22, 2015

Ohio Group Claims Sabotage in Legalization Efforts

An Ohio organization pushing for medical marijuana legalization in the state says a stronger, more well-funded group sabotaged its efforts to get a bill on the November ballot. The Ohio [click to continue...]

April 22, 2015

California Industry Association Head Faces Suit to Close Dispensary

A dispensary run by the president of the California Cannabis Industry Association has come under fire from local officials who want to shut down the operation, underscoring the difficulty of [click to continue...]

April 22, 2015

Cannabis Incubator Blossoms in Unlikely Place

By Tony C. Dreibus Several entrepreneurs running early-stage cannabis businesses are looking to an unlikely place for help: deep in the heart of Texas. Nine startups, including five from out [click to continue...]

April 21, 2015

Las Vegas Dispensary With ‘Snowball’s Chance’ Moves Forward

The owners of a planned Las Vegas dispensary held a ceremonial groundbreaking on Monday despite being told at one point – by their lawyer no less – that they had [click to continue...]

April 21, 2015

Michigan Medical Marijuana Renaissance Underway as Industry Quietly Booms

By John Schroyer Nearly four years ago, Michigan’s medical marijuana industry slipped into a downward spiral after an appeals court ruled that dispensaries are technically illegal under the state’s MMJ [click to continue...]

April 20, 2015

60% Plunge in Washington Recreational MJ Prices

Washington State cultivators must be hurting. The average price of a gram of retail cannabis has plummeted since recreational shops opened last July, from an average of $30 to $12 [click to continue...]

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Minnesota MMJ Companies Raise $30M

The two companies selected to grow and dispense medical cannabis in Minnesota have raised a [click to continue...]

Canadian MMJ Crackdown On the Way?

Medical marijuana businesses in Vancouver, British Columbia, may soon be in the city’s crosshairs. The [click to continue...]

Seed-to-Sale Tracking Trend Continues With New Mexico

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An increasing number of states are requiring cannabis companies to track every plant from seed [click to continue...]

Oregon Catering to Cash-Carrying Cannabis Businesses

The agency in charge of overseeing Oregon’s recreational marijuana industry is planning to add a [click to continue...]

Bill Would Prevent Feds From Targeting Compliant MJ Companies

Cannabis business owners harassed by federal prosecutors despite operating legally in their respective states would [click to continue...]

Florida Medical Marijuana Measures Fizzle Out

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An attempt to legalize medical marijuana in Florida this year via the state Legislature is [click to continue...]

Ohio Group Claims Sabotage in Legalization Efforts

An Ohio organization pushing for medical marijuana legalization in the state says a stronger, more [click to continue...]

California Industry Association Head Faces Suit to Close Dispensary

A dispensary run by the president of the California Cannabis Industry Association has come under [click to continue...]

Oregon Expects 2,000 Applicants for Recreational MJ Licenses

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Oregon officials in charge of regulating the state’s up-and-coming recreational marijuana industry expect roughly 2,000 [click to continue...]

Marijuana Testing Lab Seeks $5 Million for International Expansion

One of the first commercial cannabis testing labs in the United States is seeking $5 [click to continue...]

Anti-Marijuana DEA Chief to Resign

The head of the Drug Enforcement Agency will resign next month, prompting cheers from cannabis [click to continue...]

Las Vegas Dispensary With ‘Snowball’s Chance’ Moves Forward

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The owners of a planned Las Vegas dispensary held a ceremonial groundbreaking on Monday despite [click to continue...]

Another Poll Finds Strong Support for Marijuana Legalization

Yet another national poll has revealed that attitudes towards legalizing cannabis have grown more tolerant [click to continue...]

60% Plunge in Washington Recreational MJ Prices

Washington State cultivators must be hurting. The average price of a gram of retail cannabis [click to continue...]

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