October 24, 2014

San Diego Shuts Down 4 More Dispensaries

San Diego is continuing its quest to close down illegal medical marijuana dispensaries. Four more were forced to shutter this week, the city attorney announced on Thursday, bringing the total [click to continue...]

January 18, 2012

Marijuana Raids Target Four San Diego Dispensaries as DEA Continues to Close California Pot Shops

The federal Drug Enforcement Agency has raided several medical marijuana businesses in San Diego over the past week, highlighting the Obama administration’s efforts to conduct a sustained crackdown on California [click to continue...]

December 20, 2011

San Diego Dispensaries Hope to Revive Local MMJ Industry Via Sales Tax Initiative

When all else fails, show them the money. This is the strategy medical marijuana advocates in San Diego are using to help revive the city’s comatose MMJ industry, crafting a [click to continue...]

December 5, 2011

Weekly Wrapup: Ruling Could Devastate CA Pot Industry, MMJ Programs in Other States Gain Traction

What the heck is happening in California? I find myself asking that question on a regular basis. Its future seems to get gloomier all the time, what with the series [click to continue...]

December 5, 2011

Weekly Wrapup: More Bad News for California, But Encouraging Signs for MMJ Elsewhere

What the heck is happening in California? Its future seems to get gloomier all the time, what with the series of raids, court rulings and dispensary bans as of late. [click to continue...]

December 1, 2011

San Diego’s Medical Pot Industry Going Up in Smoke as Feds Force Dispensaries to Close

The worst-case scenario is playing out for the MMJ industry in San Diego, which has become a focal point of the federal government’s war on medical weed. In the past [click to continue...]

November 18, 2011

Cities, Counties Across California Making Key Medical Pot Decisions

From Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz to Sacramento and San Francisco, a host of cities and regions in California have made some important decisions involving medical marijuana this month. It’s [click to continue...]

July 12, 2011

Stats: Do Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Really Fuel an Increase in Crime?

You’ve no doubt read articles about dispensaries robbed at gunpoint. And we’ve all heard about attacks on workers delivering medical marijuana. It’s enough to make you want to close up [click to continue...]

Rand Paul Brings In Six Figures at MJ Industry Fundraiser

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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...]

Sole MMJ Dispensary Opens in Delaware

Delaware’s only licensed medical cannabis dispensary officially opened in the northern town of Wilmington on [click to continue...]

Canadian Cultivator Tilray to Lay Off 61 Employees

Canadian medical marijuana producer and distributor Tilray said it will lay off 61 employees as [click to continue...]

South Dakota Tribe to Partner With Colorado Grower

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A South Dakota tribe announced this week that it is teaming up with a cannabis [click to continue...]

Startup Acquires Inventory Tracking Firm, Plans Banking Solution

A Los Angeles-based financial services startup backed by a notable investor announced Thursday that it [click to continue...]

Vancouver Will Regulate Dispensaries Despite Federal Ban

The Vancouver City Council has voted to create a bylaw governing the city’s many dispensaries, [click to continue...]

Measure to Sink Ohio Cannabis Legalization Effort Passes House

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Correction: The initial version of this story incorrectly reported that the measure to prevent monopolies [click to continue...]

Cannabis Companies Dropped From Denver Fair

Marijuana companies apparently aren’t welcome at the Denver County Fair this year. The fair’s organizers [click to continue...]

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