Medical Marijuana News By US State:

July 2, 2015

Denver MJ Growers Major Contributor to Rise in Energy Use

Marijuana cultivation facilities have been specifically identified as a key contributor to Denver’s increasing electric use, undermining the city’s goal of reducing energy usage. Electricity use in the city has [click to continue...]

July 2, 2015

Alaska Governor Names 5 to Marijuana Control Board

Five Alaskans were appointed to a board that will craft laws governing the state’s recreational marijuana industry. Gov. Bill Walker named a police chief, a former director of Alaska’s Division [click to continue...]

July 2, 2015

Tax Shift in Washington State Could Ease Burden on Businesses, Lower Cannabis Prices

By John Schroyer A big change is afoot for Washington State’s recreational marijuana industry. On Tuesday, Gov. Jay Inslee approved a bill that replaces Washington’s original three-tiered tax structure on [click to continue...]

July 2, 2015

New York Could Reveal MMJ License Winners Soon

The New York Health Department may announce winners of the five medical cannabis licenses up for grabs in the state as soon as Friday, according to a report in Fortune. [click to continue...]

July 1, 2015

50+ Medical Cannabis Business Applications Filed in MA

The Green Rush is back on in Massachusetts. The opening of the first medical cannabis dispensary in the state a week ago has renewed interest in the marijuana industry there. [click to continue...]

July 1, 2015

Oregon Rec Rules Materializing, Early Sales Possible

Rules governing Oregon’s recreational marijuana market are taking shape, with state lawmakers sending two bills establishing regulations on the industry to the governor. At the same time, the state Senate [click to continue...]

July 1, 2015

Raising Money in the Cannabis Industry: Q&A With Brendan Kennedy of Privateer Holdings

By Tony C. Dreibus Privateer Holdings made waves earlier this year when it closed on a $75 million round of financing, the largest infusion of cash into a cannabis-focused private [click to continue...]

June 30, 2015

Fifth New Jersey Dispensary Given Green Light

And then there were five. Dispensaries permitted in New Jersey, that is. Compassionate Sciences, Inc. was granted a license to begin growing and dispensing medical cannabis on Monday by the [click to continue...]

June 30, 2015

On Eve of Launch, Minnesota’s MMJ Companies Optimistic Despite Tiny Patient Base

By Tony C. Dreibus Low patient numbers, limited consumption options and hesitant doctors rank as some of the biggest challenges facing Minnesota’s medical marijuana industry, which is slated to launch [click to continue...]

June 29, 2015

New York Cannabis Firm Buys Oregon Utility Building for $3M

In another sign of the marijuana industry’s growing national reach, a New York-based real estate firm focused on the cannabis industry has spent $3 million on an industrial building in [click to continue...]

June 29, 2015

WA Moves Closer to Overhauling Marijuana Tax Structure

Washington State growers and processors would no longer pay a 25% tax on cannabis and marijuana-based products under a bill awaiting Gov. Jay Inslee’s signature. The measure – House Bill [click to continue...]

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Denver MJ Growers Major Contributor to Rise in Energy Use

Marijuana cultivation facilities have been specifically identified as a key contributor to Denver’s increasing electric [click to continue...]

Alaska Governor Names 5 to Marijuana Control Board

Five Alaskans were appointed to a board that will craft laws governing the state’s recreational [click to continue...]

New York Could Reveal MMJ License Winners Soon

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The New York Health Department may announce winners of the five medical cannabis licenses up [click to continue...]

50+ Medical Cannabis Business Applications Filed in MA

The Green Rush is back on in Massachusetts. The opening of the first medical cannabis [click to continue...]

Oregon Rec Rules Materializing, Early Sales Possible

Rules governing Oregon’s recreational marijuana market are taking shape, with state lawmakers sending two bills [click to continue...]

Rand Paul Brings in Six Figures at MJ Industry Fundraiser

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Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul made a splash in Denver on Tuesday, raising an estimated [click to continue...]

Hawaii Bill Establishing Dispensaries Likely to Become Law

Dispensaries could be open in Hawaii in just over a year, as a bill establishing [click to continue...]

Second MMJ Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania Legislature

In an attempt to get around obstructionists in the state House of Representatives who have [click to continue...]

Fifth New Jersey Dispensary Given Green Light

New Jersey medical cannabis, pot dispensary and marijuana industry news

And then there were five. Dispensaries permitted in New Jersey, that is. Compassionate Sciences, Inc. [click to continue...]

Louisiana Gov Signs Medical Marijuana Bill

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed a bill making his state the latest in the [click to continue...]

New York Cannabis Firm Buys Oregon Utility Building for $3M

In another sign of the marijuana industry’s growing national reach, a New York-based real estate [click to continue...]

WA Moves Closer to Overhauling Marijuana Tax Structure

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Washington State growers and processors would no longer pay a 25% tax on cannabis and [click to continue...]

Sole MMJ Dispensary Opens in Delaware

Delaware’s only licensed medical cannabis dispensary officially opened in the northern town of Wilmington on [click to continue...]

Canadian Cultivator Tilray to Lay Off 61 Employees

Canadian medical marijuana producer and distributor Tilray said it will lay off 61 employees as [click to continue...]

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