DC Medical Marijuana Business News:

March 4, 2015

DC Bans Consumption at Private Clubs

In a bid to curtail premature business opportunities tied to recreational marijuana, city leaders in Washington DC have passed a bill banning cannabis consumption in private clubs. City council members [click to continue...]

February 27, 2015

Medical Cannabis Demand Outweighing Supply in DC

Recreational marijuana has dominated headlines out of Washington DC this week, as the use, possession and home cultivation of cannabis became legal in the city on Thursday. But lost in [click to continue...]

February 25, 2015

Washington DC Mayor Seeks to Ban ‘Cannabis Clubs’

With private marijuana use on track to become legal in Washington DC on Thursday barring Congressional intervention, the city’s mayor is looking to prevent private cannabis clubs from popping up. [click to continue...]

February 10, 2015

Washington DC Council Pushing for Recreational Cannabis Sales Amid Stiff Resistance

By John Schroyer A very public fight over marijuana in Washington DC is brewing between city leaders and Congress, and the outcome will likely determine whether recreational cannabis sales come [click to continue...]

February 2, 2015

Obama Bill Would Make Rec Sales Possible in DC

President Barack Obama is reviving hopes that recreational cannabis sales will become a reality in Washington DC. Buried in a 2,000-page budget Obama’s office sent recently to Congress is a [click to continue...]

January 5, 2015

DC Mayor: City Will Fight for Rec Marijuana Law

Washington DC isn’t giving up the fight on legalized cannabis. The city will “explore every option” to get a voter-approved marijuana law enforced, Mayor Muriel Bowser, who took office on [click to continue...]

December 16, 2014

Hope for DC Rec Market Still Alive

It looks like hope may still be alive for a recreational marijuana market in Washington DC. According to The Washington Post, DC City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson plans to ignore [click to continue...]

December 12, 2014

Obama Supports DC Legalization But Will Sign Ban Anyway

Politics, as the saying goes, is the art of compromise. And in Washington DC, that means the marijuana industry is getting the short end of the stick. Even though President [click to continue...]

December 9, 2014

Update: DC Legalization Could Stand, But Sales May Be Banned

Congress will reportedly let Washington DC’s marijuana legalization initiative stand as passed by voters, but it will prohibit the city council from approving marijuana sales and taxation until at least [click to continue...]

November 26, 2014

Senator Urges Hearings on DC Rec Cannabis

A key federal lawmaker has suggested that Congress should hold hearings on Washington DC’s new recreational marijuana measure, saying such issues should be left up to local governments. Ron Johnson, [click to continue...]

November 21, 2014

Week in Review: OR Rec Taxes in Question, DC Measure Might Stand + MD Sticks With Huge Fees

By Marijuana Business Daily Staff Marijuana legalization in Washington DC will probably remain intact, neighboring Maryland decides to stick with enormous fees for medical marijuana cultivators, and Oregon cities are [click to continue...]

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Four WA Rec Stores Sell to Minors in Sting Operation

A quartet of recreational cannabis shops in Washington State wrongly sold marijuana to minors in [click to continue...]

New Lawsuit: CO Cannabis Baron Breaking IL MMJ Rules

Yet another lawsuit has been filed in Illinois over the licensing process in the state’s [click to continue...]

Facebook Blocks MMJ Educational Video

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Medical cannabis apparently isn’t socially acceptable in Connecticut. At least, not by Facebook. A marketing [click to continue...]

Former OH Lawmaker Joins Cannabis Legalization Campaign

Former state Senate Minority Leader Eric Kearney, a Democrat from Cincinnati, has been hired by [click to continue...]

‘Worthless’ CBD Bill Heads to Texas Governor

The Texas Legislature has sent a bill allowing CBD treatments for some epilepsy patients to [click to continue...]

Debate Over New MMJ Business Restrictions in Oregon

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Just a week after one legislative committee fought to a standstill over Oregon’s medical cannabis [click to continue...]

Cannabis Cultivation Contender in Illinois Drops Lawsuit

One of several losing contenders in Illinois’ medical marijuana program has withdrawn a lawsuit it [click to continue...]

Denver MJ Law Firm Funds Local Cannabis Professorship

Vicente Sederberg LLP, perhaps one of the best known marijuana legal firms in the country, [click to continue...]

AZ Cannabis Farmer’s Market Club Raided by SWAT

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Nine people were arrested at five locations after an Arizona SWAT team raided a medical [click to continue...]

Denver Grower Loses Court Fight Over Pesticide Quarantine

Denver marijuana cultivator Organic Greens was shot down in court on Friday by a district [click to continue...]

Revamped MA Dispensary Guidelines Make Process More Transparent

Medical marijuana dispensary license applicants in Massachusetts will be judged on their own merits under [click to continue...]

FDA Says CBD Products Don’t Qualify as Dietary Supplements

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ruled that cannabidiol products don’t fit under the [click to continue...]

Edibles Producer May Beef Up Offerings With Infused Meats

Infused products companies are known for their cookies and candies, but producers are getting creative [click to continue...]

License Problems Lead to Layoffs at Cannabis Chain

A marijuana baron in Colorado has been forced to lay off roughly 45% of his [click to continue...]

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