February 26, 2015

Guest Column: The Analytics Behind Marijuana – How Data Can Help Your Cannabusiness Grow

By Richard Krueger What’s one of the most overlooked keys to success in the cannabis industry? Data. And more specifically, the analysis of data to understand your business and shed [click to continue...]

February 25, 2015

Fears of Marijuana Price Crash, ‘Bloodbath’ in Colorado as Regulatory Changes Take Hold

By John Schroyer Last October brought a dramatic change to Colorado’s recreational marijuana market when the state axed its vertical integration rule and opened up the industry to new players. [click to continue...]

February 24, 2015

Washington State Rec Shop Plans to Close, Blames State for Its Troubles

By John Schroyer A recreational marijuana shop in Washington State is going out of business just a few months after opening its doors, and the owner is pointing her finger [click to continue...]

February 23, 2015

Chart of the Week: Latest Patient Counts in Emerging Medical Marijuana Markets

By Marijuana Business Daily staff Medical marijuana dispensaries are slated to launch in several new states this year, accelerating the MMJ industry’s march across the country. But it’s difficult to [click to continue...]

February 20, 2015

Week in Review: IRS Penalty Fight, Wait-and-See in Washington State & 2 More MJ Lawsuits

By John Schroyer The IRS refuses to budge on a controversial – and confounding – tax penalty, officials in one Washington city give medical marijuana businesses a break, and two [click to continue...]

February 19, 2015

High-Profile Cannabis Store Behind Nation’s First Rec Sale on Market for $2 Million

By John Schroyer 3D Cannabis Center, which garnered worldwide media attention when it conducted what is largely regarded as the nation’s first state-legal recreational marijuana sale, is on the market. [click to continue...]

February 18, 2015

Cannabis Investment Trends and Funding Advice: Q&A With Viridian Capital’s Scott Greiper

By Tony C. Dreibus Big money is flowing into the marijuana industry, merger and acquisition activity is increasing, and the legislative environment is improving – all good things for the [click to continue...]

February 17, 2015

Who’s Next: States With the Best Chances of Legalizing Rec or Medical Marijuana in 2015

By John Schroyer Let the lobbying begin. Lawmakers across the country are introducing bills to legalize medical or recreational cannabis at the state level this year, galvanizing marijuana advocacy groups [click to continue...]

February 16, 2015

Chart of the Week: Monthly Medical, Recreational Marijuana Sales in Colorado

By Marijuana Business Daily staff So much for initial concerns that recreational cannabis would end up being a novelty. The rec industry had a meteoric rise in Colorado, with sales [click to continue...]

February 13, 2015

Week in Review: Maine Legalization, California Dispensary Lawsuit & Illinois MMJ Licensing

By John Schroyer Two very different visions of recreational legalization emerge in Maine, a California dispensary gets a break in an important lawsuit, and Illinois’ medical marijuana program inches forward. [click to continue...]

February 12, 2015

Colorado Marijuana Industry Firing on All Cylinders as Annual Sales Hit $700M

By John Schroyer Behold, the power of cannabis. Dispensaries and retail cannabis stores in Colorado generated nearly $700 million in marijuana revenues last year, when the state became the first [click to continue...]

February 11, 2015

Guest Column: Medical Marijuana Must Remain a Key Component of Recreational Markets

By Matthew Walstatter With the recreational marijuana industry taking root in two states last year and poised for further expansion into new markets, a great deal of attention is being [click to continue...]

60% Plunge in Washington Recreational MJ Prices

Washington State cultivators must be hurting. The average price of a gram of retail cannabis [click to continue...]

Alaska Sets Up New Marijuana Board

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The Alaska Legislature has decided to assign the difficult job of writing new regulations for [click to continue...]

WeedMaps Pumps $2 Million Into CA Marijuana Legalization

WeedMaps is getting into politics. The popular dispensary listings site has pledged $1 million to [click to continue...]

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...]