News on Ancillary Products & Services:

June 25, 2015

Startup Acquires Inventory Tracking Firm, Plans Banking Solution

A Los Angeles-based financial services startup backed by a notable investor announced Thursday that it has reached an agreement to purchase the cannabis software firm Agrisoft Development Corp. Kind Financial [click to continue...]

June 22, 2015

NY Dosing Rules Could Create New Industry Sector

Strict regulations surrounding medical cannabis dosing in New York could spark new ancillary business opportunities tied to clinical data. The majority of MMJ states haven’t required specific dosing levels to [click to continue...]

June 19, 2015

4th Annual Marijuana Consumer Survey Underway

Marijuana Business Daily has launched its annual survey of patients and cannabis consumers to gather key market data that will be used to help dispensaries, retail stores, infused products makers [click to continue...]

June 17, 2015

Experts: Canada Must Develop Regulations on Cannabis Edibles, Extracts Quickly

By Tony C. Dreibus Canadian officials must craft rules on infused products quickly to ensure patients buy from federally licensed cannabis companies instead of illegal dispensaries or the black market, [click to continue...]

June 15, 2015

Chart of the Week: IRS Audit Rate for Existing Marijuana Businesses

By Becky Olson More than 6% of operational cannabis companies surveyed by Marijuana Business Daily said they have been audited by the Internal Revenue Service, which suggests that the industry [click to continue...]

June 10, 2015

Insurance Giant’s Exit From Cannabis Market Could Trigger Shakeup, Higher Rates

By Tony C. Dreibus A decision late last month by Lloyd’s of London to exit the cannabis industry may change the dynamics of the marijuana insurance market and usher in [click to continue...]

May 14, 2015

Marijuana Growers Eyeing Conservation to Reduce Costs, Boost Image & Allay Energy Concerns

By Tony C. Dreibus Cannabis cultivators are increasingly exploring sustainability and energy conservation as a way to cut costs and minimize their impact on the environment. And they might be [click to continue...]

May 13, 2015

Branson-Backed Company to Deliver Cannabis in San Francisco

Another company is entering the cannabis delivery business in California, and this one has a high-profile backer: British tycoon Sir Richard Branson. Sidecar, a ride-hailing service similar to Uber and [click to continue...]

May 13, 2015

Tapping the Cannatourism Market: Q&A With Owner of Marijuana-Friendly Bed & Breakfast

By Tony C. Dreibus The recreational marijuana industries in Colorado and Washington State are clicking on all cylinders, and tourists have a lot to do with that success. But the [click to continue...]

May 8, 2015

Report: Investors in MJ Stocks Younger, Have Less Capital

Investors in marijuana stocks are younger and more likely to be from big states such as California and New York, but they tend to have less money to put into [click to continue...]

May 7, 2015

Rejection of Marijuana Startup at Tech Competition a Case of ‘Cannabias’?

By Tony C. Dreibus The cannabis industry has taken great strides towards entering the mainstream business world in recent years, but it apparently still has a ways to go. Case [click to continue...]

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Louisiana 2+ Years Away From MMJ Sales

Louisiana officials are predicting it will take at least two years for the state’s first [click to continue...]

Opening of Cannabis-Friendly Resort in Colorado Delayed


A company hoping to launch an all-inclusive vacation resort catering to cannabis users has delayed [click to continue...]

Alaska Governor Names 5 to Marijuana Control Board

Five Alaskans were appointed to a board that will craft laws governing the state’s recreational [click to continue...]

Denver MJ Growers Major Contributor to Rise in Energy Use

Marijuana cultivation facilities have been specifically identified as a key contributor to Denver’s increasing electric [click to continue...]

New York Could Reveal MMJ License Winners Soon


The New York Health Department may announce winners of the five medical cannabis licenses up [click to continue...]

50+ Medical Cannabis Business Applications Filed in MA

The Green Rush is back on in Massachusetts. The opening of the first medical cannabis [click to continue...]

Oregon Rec Rules Materializing, Early Sales Possible

Rules governing Oregon’s recreational marijuana market are taking shape, with state lawmakers sending two bills [click to continue...]

Rand Paul Brings in Six Figures at MJ Industry Fundraiser


Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul made a splash in Denver on Tuesday, raising an estimated [click to continue...]

Hawaii Bill Establishing Dispensaries Likely to Become Law

Dispensaries could be open in Hawaii in just over a year, as a bill establishing [click to continue...]

Second MMJ Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania Legislature

In an attempt to get around obstructionists in the state House of Representatives who have [click to continue...]

Fifth New Jersey Dispensary Given Green Light

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And then there were five. Dispensaries permitted in New Jersey, that is. Compassionate Sciences, Inc. [click to continue...]

Louisiana Gov Signs Medical Marijuana Bill

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has signed a bill making his state the latest in the [click to continue...]

New York Cannabis Firm Buys Oregon Utility Building for $3M

In another sign of the marijuana industry’s growing national reach, a New York-based real estate [click to continue...]

WA Moves Closer to Overhauling Marijuana Tax Structure

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Washington State growers and processors would no longer pay a 25% tax on cannabis and [click to continue...]

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