Oregon Medical Marijuana News:

April 10, 2015

Oregon May Push Back Edibles Sales to 2017

Companies that make edibles may not be able to sell into Oregon’s legal recreational cannabis market until 2017 due to difficulties crafting laws governing these types of products, which could [click to continue...]

April 10, 2015

Week in Review: New Financing Benchmark, Oregon Weighs Early Rec Sales & Gardening Giant Enters MJ

By John Schroyer Privateer Holdings wraps up a record-setting financing round, Oregon lawmakers consider accelerating the recreational marijuana sales timeline, and Scotts Miracle-Gro dips its toes into the cannabis industry [click to continue...]

April 8, 2015

Proposal Would Let Oregon Dispensaries Sell Recreational MJ

Oregon dispensaries may be allowed to start selling recreational cannabis starting July 1 if an idea pitched by a state senator makes its way through the Legislature. The proposal by [click to continue...]

April 6, 2015

Chart of the Week: Much of Oregon Set for Messy Grand Re-Opening

By Becky Olson A common reaction of local municipal governments to medical and recreational marijuana laws is to enact moratoriums, thus preventing licensed shops from opening. One case in point: [click to continue...]

March 31, 2015

Kansas Firm to Design $80,000-a-Year Portal For License Management

A Kansas-based company will build an online portal allowing cannabis business owners to apply for and renew licenses, pay fees and taxes, and update information. NIC USA Inc. was hired [click to continue...]

March 31, 2015

Leaked Documents Behind Dismissal of OR Official

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) says Tom Burns, the former head of marijuana programs in the state, was terminated from his post because he leaked sensitive documents to lobbyists [click to continue...]

March 27, 2015

Firing of Oregon’s MJ Program Head Won’t Delay Rec Rollout

Tom Burns, director of marijuana programs in Oregon, was removed from his post Thursday. According to Oregon Liquor Control Commission, the state’s timeframe for drafting rules concerning its recreational marijuana [click to continue...]

March 19, 2015

Washington State City-Owned Rec Shop’s Advantages Offset By Location

By Tony C. Dreibus Tourists looking for the quintessential Washington State experience have a new reason to stop in North Bonneville, nestled in the hills of the Columbia River Gorge [click to continue...]

March 18, 2015

Oregon Recreational Marijuana Rules: Q&A With Liquor Control Commission Chair Rob Patridge

By John Schroyer Oregon will become the fourth state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana possession when a measure voters approved last year goes into effect this July, but [click to continue...]

March 11, 2015

Oregon Marijuana Advocacy Group to Include Dispensaries

The Oregon Growers Political Action Committee has a new moniker. Now, it’s officially known as the Oregon Cannabis PAC, a reflection of the group’s attempt to grow its membership base [click to continue...]

March 10, 2015

Marijuana Zoning Proposal Creates Questions in Oregon

Marijuana growers in one Oregon county may face stringent new zoning rules that would limit where they can cultivate, but such a move could violate the state’s recreational cannabis law [click to continue...]

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Arizona Businesses, Advocates Unite Behind Single MJ Measure

The formerly fractured Arizona marijuana community emerged as a united front on Friday, with representatives [click to continue...]

Heads of Illinois, New Jersey Medical Cannabis Programs Step Down

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Medical marijuana programs in two states are looking for new leaders. Bob Morgan, the coordinator [click to continue...]

2 Marijuana Measures Filed for 2016 Ballot in California

A pair of proposed 2016 ballot measures tied to cannabis have been filed with the [click to continue...]

Gupta: U.S. Needs Medical Marijuana ‘Revolution’

CNN’s chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta gave the medical marijuana industry another shot in the [click to continue...]

National Association for Cannabis Lawyers to Launch

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Two California lawyers have teamed up to start the National Cannabis Bar Association, with the [click to continue...]

Union Nixes Attempt to Organize Workers at NJ Dispensary

Marijuana businesses hoping for some potential legal guidance on unionization from a case in New [click to continue...]

CA Judge Won’t Reschedule Marijuana

A federal judge in California on Wednesday declined to overturn marijuana’s place on the Drug [click to continue...]

Bill Rolling Washington MMJ Into Recreational Program Advances

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Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee will likely sign a bill passed by the Legislature that [click to continue...]

New Jersey Dispensary in Labor Dispute Turned Away By Law Firm

Some attorneys still won’t touch the cannabis industry, it seems. David Knowlton, co-founder of the [click to continue...]

Delaware’s 1st Dispensary Delayed Again, Set For June Opening

The opening of Delaware’s first and only MMJ dispensary has been delayed again, but this [click to continue...]

Millions More Devoted to New York MMJ Industry

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Even though New York hasn’t even begun issuing business licenses yet for medical marijuana companies, [click to continue...]

Illinois Gov Won’t Extend MMJ Pilot Program Yet

In response to attempts by lawmakers to extend the timeline for the state’s medical cannabis [click to continue...]

Filings Show Many Banks Working With Cannabis Businesses

Banks have filed more than 1,700 so-called “marijuana limited” suspicious activity reports since the federal [click to continue...]

New Doctor Requirement Could Dampen Arizona’s MMJ Market

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Arizona dispensaries could see fewer new patients after the state’s governor signed a bill forcing [click to continue...]