Medical Marijuana News By US State:

January 16, 2015

Oversight of Florida’s CBD Industry Up in the Air

As if Florida isn’t having enough problems with its CBD program. This week, the commissioner of the state’s Department of Agriculture said he doesn’t want his agency to oversee quality [click to continue...]

January 16, 2015

Week in Review: Challenges in New Rec Markets, M&A Deal and Native American MJ Activity

By John Schroyer Alaska and Oregon begin grappling with complex issues tied to recreational cannabis, a fast-rising ancillary firm buys a big stake in another prominent marijuana-related company, and entrepreneurs [click to continue...]

January 15, 2015

Battle Between Rec, MMJ in Washington State

A political fight is brewing between recreational and medical marijuana business interests in Washington State. With legislators about to begin considering statewide rules for the medical cannabis industry, heavily-regulated recreational [click to continue...]

January 15, 2015

Connecticut Dispensaries Could See Rise in Patients

Connecticut dispensary owners may have access to a larger market soon, as a physicians board has recommended adding four diseases to the list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis cards. [click to continue...]

January 15, 2015

Newest Infused Product: Cannabis Lubricant

It seems there’s no limit to what can be infused with THC. Starting next week, Colorado consumers will be able to purchase a marijuana-infused lubricant called Foria, just in time [click to continue...]

January 15, 2015

After 2014 Boom, Marijuana Investments Poised for Another Big Year

By John Schroyer The rise of recreational cannabis, the federal government’s easing policies on the industry and growing public support helped fuel record investments in the marijuana sector last year. [click to continue...]

January 14, 2015

Oregon Lawmakers Introduce 16 Marijuana Bills

A bill that would prevent recreational shops from locating within one mile of schools is among 16 pieces of legislation tied to the cannabis industry introduced in Oregon this week. [click to continue...]

January 14, 2015

AK Capital Enacts Rec Moratorium

Alaska’s capital is tapping the brakes on recreational marijuana. Lawmakers in Juneau have passed a local ordinance that bans cannabis businesses from opening until at least Oct. 19. It’s more [click to continue...]

January 14, 2015

WA Judge Strikes Down Law Banning MMJ Ads by Doctors

A Washington State judge has ruled that a law preventing doctors from mentioning medical marijuana in their advertising is unconstitutional. Advertising by cannabis businesses is heavily regulated in the state, [click to continue...]

January 14, 2015

Guest Column: From Certification to Sales, a Look at How and When Nevada’s MMJ Industry Will Emerge

By Amanda N. Connor In June 2013, the governor of Nevada signed into law a bill allowing for licensed medical marijuana facilities in the state. Scores of entrepreneurs from both [click to continue...]

January 13, 2015

Report: Cannabis Industry Investments Rocket 942%

Talk about a growth spurt. In the 2013 and 2014 fiscal years, investments in the North American cannabis industry hit $104.5 million, according to Inc.com, which based its report on [click to continue...]

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More International Officials Looking at Relaxing MJ Laws

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More high-ranking government officials across the globe are taking up the cause of cannabis, with [click to continue...]

Error Could Force Oregon to Revoke Hemp Licenses

Oregon may revoke all 13 licenses it issued to hemp growers earlier this year after [click to continue...]

Florida’s CBD Program Cleared For Takeoff

Florida’s long-awaited CBD program could move into the fast lane now now that a Tallahassee [click to continue...]

Strict Cannabis Regulatory Proposal Advances in Oregon

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Marijuana producers and dispensers in Oregon face a laundry list of new regulations under a [click to continue...]

Dozens of Seattle Dispensaries Could Be Shuttered

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Seattle would need to obtain a special local business license by [click to continue...]

Pennsylvania MMJ Legalization Hits Snag

Although a number of marijuana activists have pegged Pennsylvania as one of the more likely [click to continue...]

Hemp, CBD Firm Lands $6.5M in Financing From Institutional Investor

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CannaVest Corp. said it has closed a $6.5 million round of financing with an unnamed [click to continue...]

Proposal Would Dampen Cannabis Business Opportunities in Anchorage

Businesses in Anchorage, Alaska, that allow patrons to smoke cannabis indoors may face legal issues [click to continue...]

OH Legalization Campaign Sabotage Allegation Tossed

A complaint filed by one marijuana legalization campaign against another in Ohio was dismissed unanimously [click to continue...]

Big MN-Backed Grower Applies for Coveted NY License

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Kyle Kingsley, MD, is hoping he’s found a way to expand his cannabis cultivation company [click to continue...]

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...]

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