California Medical Marijuana News:

June 24, 2015

California Medical Marijuana Grow Raided

Local law enforcement officials in a town just south of San Francisco raided a medical cannabis grow site that supplies a nearby dispensary, seizing roughly 1,900 plants. The cultivator in [click to continue...]

June 23, 2015

Study: Edibles Potency Claims in CA, WA Often Inaccurate

Edibles products in several major cities on the West Coast often include misleading labels that overstate or understate the level of THC and CBD, according to a new study. The [click to continue...]

June 16, 2015

Dispensary Lawsuit Alleges Bribes, Excessive Force

A dispensary in Santa Ana, California, has filed a lawsuit alleging the city’s mayor took bribes from competing medical marijuana businesses and that the police department used excessive force during [click to continue...]

June 15, 2015

California Grower, Contractor Fined for Environmental Violation

California marijuana cultivators need to be sure they’re aware of environmental regulations, as the state is looking to crack down on growers violating rules meant to protect waterways and wildlife. [click to continue...]

June 11, 2015

Prominent Edibles Company’s Expansion Highlights Evolution of Cannabis Industry

By John Schroyer One of the largest and most prominent infused products manufacturers in the cannabis industry is expanding beyond its home base of Colorado, becoming the latest marijuana company [click to continue...]

June 10, 2015

Recreational Marijuana Polling Well in California

Support for recreational marijuana is growing in California as advocates attempt to get a legalization bill on the 2016 ballot. A new study from the Public Policy Institute of California [click to continue...]

June 8, 2015

U.S. Cannabis Companies Putting Mexican Growers Out of Business

Cannabis growers, processors and retailers in the United States are doing something the Drug Enforcement Administration never could: putting Mexican marijuana dealers out of business. About a third of marijuana [click to continue...]

June 5, 2015

Medical Marijuana Regulatory Bills Advance in California

The California Senate and Assembly have passed separate bills that would establish rules on the medical marijuana industry, reviving hope that the state will find a way to push through [click to continue...]

June 1, 2015

Chart of the Week: Potential Patient Increase for Legal LA Dispensaries if City Enforces Cap

By Becky Olson Legal medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles stand to gain hundreds of new patients each and boost their revenues dramatically if local officials are successful enforcing a [click to continue...]

May 21, 2015

5 Key Takeaways From the First Full Day of the Big Spring Conference

By John Schroyer and Becky Olson More than 2,100 cannabusiness executives and major investors have descended on Chicago for the national Spring Marijuana Business Conference & Expo. After a rousing [click to continue...]

May 13, 2015

Branson-Backed Company to Deliver Cannabis in San Francisco

Another company is entering the cannabis delivery business in California, and this one has a high-profile backer: British tycoon Sir Richard Branson. Sidecar, a ride-hailing service similar to Uber and [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


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


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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