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July 27, 2015

Police Raid Business Owned By CA Industry Association Exec

A business run by the president of the California Cannabis Industry Association was raided and shut down by police, who claim it has been operating as an illegal dispensary. The [click to continue...]

July 24, 2015

Washington State Dispensaries to Benefit From PTSD Addition

A week after Colorado shot down an attempt to add post-traumatic stress disorder as a qualifying condition for medical cannabis, a new law goes into effect today in Washington State [click to continue...]

July 24, 2015

Week in Review: Michigan Dispensary Raids, Ohio Legalization Roadblock + Mixed MMJ Bag in Florida

By John Schroyer Law enforcement cracks down on Michigan’s medical cannabis industry, a bid to legalize marijuana in Ohio runs into a serious problem, and Florida’s MMJ effort moves forward [click to continue...]

July 23, 2015

California Report Calls for Strong Regulations on Legal Marijuana

A working group overseen by California’s lieutenant governor has issued a report outlining 58 policy suggestions for regulating recreational cannabis in the state should voters legalize marijuana for general adult [click to continue...]

July 23, 2015

TV Station’s About-Face on Cannabis Commercials Reflects Difficult MJ Advertising Climate

By Tony C. Dreibus Advertising restrictions have long been a bane to the cannabis industry, forcing many businesses to focus on word of mouth, social media and non-traditional methods of [click to continue...]

July 22, 2015

New PA Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill in the Works

Pennsylvania might have another shot at legalizing medical marijuana sooner rather than later. A new bipartisan group of state lawmakers is working on a compromise bill to legalize MMJ after [click to continue...]

July 21, 2015

Lawsuits Likely in New York After Winners of Medical Marijuana Licenses Announced

By John Schroyer A bevy of lawsuits has become the new norm in states that legalize medical cannabis and set tight caps on the number of business licenses. And that [click to continue...]

July 20, 2015

Ohio MJ Push in Jeopardy Due to Signature Shortfall

ResponsibleOhio, the controversial campaign to legalize medical and recreational marijuana this year in Ohio, failed to gather enough qualifying signatures to make the November ballot. The group now has 10 [click to continue...]

July 20, 2015

Google Boots Marijuana Delivery App From Play Store

Tech giant Google has removed a California medical marijuana delivery service from its Android-based app store, yet another indication of how mainstream companies shun cannabis-focused businesses and services. The app [click to continue...]

July 20, 2015

Anchorage Marijuana Delivery Service in Crosshairs

Although recreational marijuana is now legal to possess and consume in Alaska, cannabis sales are most decidedly not. That distinction was highlighted last week when a marijuana delivery service employee [click to continue...]

July 20, 2015

New Mexico to Reveal Names of MMJ Businesses, Employees

New Mexico’s medical marijuana dispensaries and their employees are about to feel the full weight of government transparency. Gov. Susana Martinez has approved a policy change that will make the [click to continue...]

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Israel to Sell Medical Marijuana in Pharmacies

Israel, one of the world’s leading countries on medical cannabis research, will soon be dispensing [click to continue...]

Third Minnesota Dispensary Opens Despite Low Patient Count

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Minnesota’s third medical cannabis dispensary has opened despite the low number of patients registered to [click to continue...]

Police Raid Business Owned By CA Industry Association Exec

A business run by the president of the California Cannabis Industry Association was raided and [click to continue...]

Illinois Poised to Begin Seed-to-Sale Tracking

As Illinois’ medical marijuana industry ramps up, regulatory officials are preparing to start following medical [click to continue...]

Washington State Dispensaries to Benefit From PTSD Addition

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A week after Colorado shot down an attempt to add post-traumatic stress disorder as a [click to continue...]

MMJ Patient Boom in Rhode Island

Rhode Island’s three medical cannabis dispensaries must be pleased: In the past two and a [click to continue...]

Canadian PM Candidate Wants Legal Dispensaries

Justin Trudeau, a candidate for prime minister of Canada, came to the defense of dispensaries [click to continue...]

Inspector Turnover Could Delay Nevada Dispensaries

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Hurry up and wait. That appears to be the situation for medical marijuana businesses in [click to continue...]

California Report Calls for Strong Regulations on Legal Marijuana

A working group overseen by California’s lieutenant governor has issued a report outlining 58 policy [click to continue...]

Florida Medical Cannabis Campaign Takes Step Forward

United for Care, which was behind the failed 2014 campaign to legalize medical cannabis in [click to continue...]

University Will Assist With Maryland MMJ Applications

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Prospective cultivators and dispensary owners seeking medical cannabis licenses in Maryland might be scrutinized by [click to continue...]

New PA Medical Marijuana Legalization Bill in the Works

Pennsylvania might have another shot at legalizing medical marijuana sooner rather than later. A new [click to continue...]

Willie Nelson Hopes to Debut Marijuana Strain Soon

In just two months, Colorado recreational shops may have some serious star power to contend [click to continue...]

Another Possible Setback for Florida’s CBD Program

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Florida’s CBD industry may face further delays after a key official overseeing implementation of the [click to continue...]

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