August 16, 2013

Another Medical Marijuana State Looks to Start Cannabis Dispensary Program

Delaware could become the third state with existing medical marijuana laws to pave the way for regulated dispensaries this summer. On Thursday, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell said he will revive [click to continue...]

August 15, 2013

A First for MMJ? Connecticut Marijuana Startup Gets ‘Best Form of Local Approval Imaginable’

A startup company hoping to cultivate medical cannabis in Connecticut recently received approval from local officials to set up shop in the city of Middletown, assuming it wins an MMJ [click to continue...]

August 14, 2013

Earnings Update: Mixed Quarterly Results for 2 Publicly Traded Medical Cannabis Companies

Two of the more prominent – and transparent – publicly traded companies in the medical cannabis industry released second-quarter financial data this week, offering up a mixed bag for investors. [click to continue...]

August 13, 2013

Colorado Retail Cannabis Opportunities Limited for Newcomers as Existing MMJ Businesses Get Edge

Getting involved in the recreational marijuana business in Colorado could take a lot longer for newcomers than initially expected. The state is moving forward with rules that will prevent new [click to continue...]

August 12, 2013

Week in Review: Gupta Bombshell Big Boost for Cannabis Biz? + Latest Colorado MMJ Sales Data

Sure, the fact that Illinois and New Hampshire legalized medical marijuana this summer and dispensaries opened in a handful of states in recent months has generated a fair share of [click to continue...]

August 9, 2013

Hope on Horizon for Embattled New Jersey Medical Cannabis Industry as More Dispensaries Approved

New Jersey’s medical marijuana program has been a major disappointment from a business perspective so far. Despite having legalized cannabis for medical use back in 2009, just one dispensary has [click to continue...]

August 8, 2013

Michigan Town’s Cap on MMJ Businesses Reflects Larger Trend, Offers Takeaways

By most accounts, the small Michigan town of Ypsilanti has been a relatively welcoming place for medical marijuana entrepreneurs. Local voters backed MMJ legalization by a ratio of nearly 5-to-1 [click to continue...]

August 7, 2013

Guest Column: Due Diligence Important When Starting Cannabis Concentrates Product Line

By Andy Joseph Medical marijuana is quickly transitioning into a mainstream industry, as evidenced by the growing acceptance of MMJ across the country and the passage of favorable cannabis laws [click to continue...]

August 6, 2013

Colorado Medical Marijuana Dispensary Sales Soar to Estimated $300M Despite Consolidation

Annual medical marijuana sales in Colorado have surged over the past year and are now hovering around $300 million, a huge increase that highlights the industry’s growth despite a wave [click to continue...]

August 5, 2013

Week in Review: Cannabis Industry Marches Across Nation + Another Entrepreneur With Grand Plans

The last eight months have been remarkable for the medical marijuana industry, at least when it comes to dispensaries launching in new areas. Four states – Arizona, New Jersey, Rhode [click to continue...]

August 2, 2013

6 Questions for Privateer Holdings CEO Brendan Kennedy on the Current Investment Climate

Ancillary cannabis startups received some good news on the funding front last month when Seattle-based Privateer Holdings announced that it closed a $7 million round of funding. The private equity [click to continue...]

August 1, 2013

Court Ruling Gives Some AZ Dispensaries Reprieve, But More Uncertainty & Delays Ahead

The medical marijuana industry in Arizona has scored another victory in the courtroom that will have positive repercussions for some cannabis entrepreneurs, at least in the near term. A county [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...]

‘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...]

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