Arizona Medical Cannabis News:

May 18, 2015

AZ Cannabis Farmer’s Market Club Raided by SWAT

Nine people were arrested at five locations after an Arizona SWAT team raided a medical cannabis club in the Phoenix area. The 7Ten Club was known for hosting marijuana farmer’s [click to continue...]

April 17, 2015

Arizona Businesses, Advocates Unite Behind Single MJ Measure

The formerly fractured Arizona marijuana community emerged as a united front on Friday, with representatives from three separate organizations backing a single ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana in 2016. [click to continue...]

April 13, 2015

New Doctor Requirement Could Dampen Arizona’s MMJ Market

Arizona dispensaries could see fewer new patients after the state’s governor signed a bill forcing naturopathic doctors to provide documentation on medical marijuana recommendations. The new rule, which take effect [click to continue...]

April 3, 2015

Week in Review: Cheers & Jeers for MPP Head, Delivery App Asks for Help + Final New York Regs

By John Schroyer Members of the cannabis community weigh in on a controversial move by the director of the Marijuana Policy Project, an embattled ancillary company seeks help for its [click to continue...]

April 1, 2015

MPP Director Threatens Arizona Cannabis Dispensaries Over Legalization Rift

By John Schroyer The Marijuana Policy Project’s executive director is threatening to spend thousands of dollars to disrupt a pair of Arizona dispensaries, saying a key staffer of the businesses [click to continue...]

March 31, 2015

Questions Cloud the Horizon for Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Industry

By John Schroyer By some measures, the Arizona cannabis market is riding high. The state reported $112 million in sales in 2014, making it one of the largest MMJ industries [click to continue...]

March 23, 2015

Chart of the Week: Arizona’s Cannabis Cultivation Over-Capacity

By Becky Olson According to data gathered by Benchmark Commercial Real Estate (BMCRE) in Arizona, the amount of square footage approved for potential cannabis cultivation massively exceeds what the current [click to continue...]

February 9, 2015

Large Phoenix MMJ Grow Wins Go-Ahead

A company has received the green light to build a 20-acre indoor medical marijuana cultivation facility within 1,000 feet of a neighborhood in Phoenix, which is technically not allowed under [click to continue...]

January 23, 2015

Week in Review: Arizona Market Data, Vape Lounges in New England & Rec Real Estate Boom

By John Schroyer Arizona medical marijuana sales skyrocket, vape lounges gain traction in more states and cannabis entrepreneurs trigger a real estate boom in new rec markets. Here’s a closer [click to continue...]

January 20, 2015

Arizona MMJ Sales Triple to Hit $112M

Medical marijuana is booming in Arizona. Dispensaries in the state recorded $112 million in medical cannabis sales last year, nearly triple the total in 2013, according to the Arizona Department [click to continue...]

December 30, 2014

Dispensary That Shaped Arizona Law Opens Doors

A Sun City, Arizona, dispensary whose court case helped pave the way for other medical cannabis centers in the state finally opened its doors this week after a lengthy legal [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

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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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