California Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Harborside Wins Third CA Dispensary License

John Schroyer  | September 9, 2015

Harborside Health Center has officially been granted its third dispensary license in California, extending the reach of one of the most well-known businesses in the medical cannabis industry.

The San Leandro City Council voted unanimously at its Tuesday night meeting to grant the municipality’s lone dispensary license to Harborside San Leandro. The new dispensary is …

Harborside Poised to Open Third Dispensary

John Schroyer  | September 2, 2015

It appears that Harborside Health Center, one of the most well-known names in the medical marijuana business, is about to get formal permission for its third dispensary in California’s bay area.

The San Leandro City Council is slated to vote next week on a resolution to award its lone dispensary permit to Harborside, …

Week in Review: Cannabis Bank in CA? + Tight Deadline in NY & Sales Confusion in WA

John Schroyer  | August 7, 2015

By John Schroyer

California officials propose a state-run bank for marijuana companies, New York license winners face a tough deadline, and Washington State’s sales figures spur confusion.

Here’s a closer look at several notable developments in the marijuana industry over the past week.

Wildfires Could Drive Up California MMJ Prices

Tony C. Dreibus  | August 6, 2015

California wildfires that have destroyed 43 homes are cutting into the amount of cannabis available to Bay Area dispensaries, potentially increasing prices for marijuana that’s grown outdoors.

Another Company Looks to Deliver MMJ Via Drones

John Schroyer  | August 6, 2015
Here's a novel business concept: ferry medical marijuana straight to patients using drones instead of humans driving cars, thereby reducing delivery times, increasing reliability and possibly lowering long-term costs.