Montana Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Montana AG Wants to Reverse MMJ Payment, Advertising Ruling

John Schroyer  | May 7, 2015

Medical marijuana businesses in Montana could be in for an abrupt shift in how they do business if Attorney General Tim Fox gets his way.

Fox on Wednesday filed an appeal with the aim of overturning a 2011 district court ruling that allows MMJ businesses to accept payment for cannabis and advertise their businesses,

Montana Dispensary Owners Seek Stronger Regulations

Marijuana Business Daily staff  | November 19, 2014

Some Montana marijuana dispensaries are asking for more-stringent regulations to avoid a repeat of 2011 when federal agents swooped in a shut down several cannabis producers and dispensaries.

Roger Petersen, whose company has grown and dispensed marijuana since 2010, said he takes careful steps to work within the law and make his business as transparent …

Montana City’s MMJ Industry Thriving

John Schroyer  | September 29, 2014

Montana’s once-burgeoning medical marijuana sector unraveled quickly several years ago due to legal issues, but dispensaries are thriving in one city that has taken a hands-off approach to the industry.

At least 14 MMJ centers are currently operating in Butte, according to one report.

The state Legislature passed a law in 2011 essentially …

Update: Judge Puts Montana MMJ Restrictions on Ice Yet Again With Key Vote Looming

Chris Walsh  | October 30, 2012

The roller coaster ride continues for medical marijuana professionals in Montana, with a judge once again preventing the state from implementing tough new MMJ regulations.

District Court Judge James P. Reynolds said he feared that the new rules would cause “immediate and irreparable harm” to dispensaries and patients that hold valid medical marijuana …

How Key Medical Marijuana Measures, Cannabis Legalization Initiatives Are Faring Ahead of Election

Chris Walsh  | September 27, 2012

November could be a huge month for medical marijuana, with voters in two states set to weigh in on MMJ legalization and those in another considering tough new restrictions on dispensaries.

The elections also will have a major impact on the national medical cannabis movement. Residents of three states have the chance to legalize the …