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April 15, 2015

Bill Rolling Washington MMJ Into Recreational Program Advances

Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee will likely sign a bill passed by the Legislature that would roll the state’s unregulated medical marijuana market into its heavily regulated recreational cannabis program. [click to continue...]

April 2, 2015

PTSD Study Using MMJ Moves Forward After Year Delay

A long-planned study on the effects of MMJ on post-traumatic stress disorder may finally begin after the National Institute of Drug Abuse said it is ready to supply the smokeable [click to continue...]

March 26, 2015

Ups and Downs in the Canadian MMJ Industry

By Tony C. Dreibus New regulations in Canada designed to improve access to higher quality medical cannabis have shaken up the market. The rules have left some patients with few [click to continue...]

March 25, 2015

US House Follows Senate, Introduces Bill to Reclassify MJ as Schedule II

Cannabis businesses would be less likely to face federal government intervention and have better access to banking as a bipartisan bill introduced Tuesday in the House of Representatives would reclassify marijuana, [click to continue...]

March 6, 2015

Week in Review: Controversial MJ Plan in Ohio, New CO Rec Lawsuit + Questions Over Florida CBD Regs

By John Schroyer A proposed legalization measure in Ohio stirs up controversy among entrepreneurs and advocates, a fourth lawsuit targets Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry, and Florida’s CBD program suffers another [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 17, 2015

Congress Should Reclassify Marijuana, Cato Institute Says

Medical cannabis companies and users would benefit if Congress rescheduled marijuana as a Schedule II drug, according to a report by the Cato Institute. The libertarian think tank said reclassifying [click to continue...]

February 10, 2015

Goverment: No Correlation Between MJ Use, Car Crash Rates

Cannabis legalization advocates have a new arrow in their quiver: A new U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Commission report says there’s little correlation between marijuana use and car wrecks, and [click to continue...]

February 5, 2015

Surgeon General Backs MMJ

Medical cannabis professionals may have a new ally at the federal level: U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy told CBS this week that “marijuana can be helpful” for some medical ailments. [click to continue...]

January 14, 2015

WA Judge Strikes Down Law Banning MMJ Ads by Doctors

A Washington State judge has ruled that a law preventing doctors from mentioning medical marijuana in their advertising is unconstitutional. Advertising by cannabis businesses is heavily regulated in the state, [click to continue...]

December 24, 2014

Los Angeles MMJ Delivery App Ordered to Shut Down

Nestdrop, a smartphone app that helps patients arrange medical marijuana deliveries through local dispensaries, was ordered to stop operating in Los Angeles. A judge overseeing a lawsuit filed by the [click to continue...]

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Cannabis Chamber Logo Sparks Lawsuit

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The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce has filed suit over what it claims is trademark [click to continue...]

New York Taking Applications for Medical Cannabis Business Licenses

Ready, set, go! Entrepreneurs can now apply for medical cannabis business licenses in New York, [click to continue...]

Video Statement Part of Settlement Tied to $100M Lawsuit

In an unusual legal settlement, a Colorado company has issued a video statement about its [click to continue...]

WA Gov. Signs Sweeping Bill Moving MMJ Into Rec Program

News about Washington medical cannabis dispensaries, state marijuana laws and marijiana businesses

Washington State’s MMJ program will officially be rolled into its recreational market after Gov. Jay [click to continue...]

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...]

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