Marijuana Cultivation

Nevada Dispensary’s Launch Delayed Again

A Nevada company that hopes to open the first dispensary in the state has been delayed again, this time due to issues over how much medical cannabis it can buy from home growers. Euphoria Wellness in Las Vegas has been ready to open for months but has yet to begin operations thanks to a host […]

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California Medical Marijuana Grow Raided

Local law enforcement officials in a town just south of San Francisco raided a medical cannabis grow site that supplies a nearby dispensary, seizing roughly 1,900 plants. The cultivator in Aptos, California, had around 2,000 plants on hand when police executed the raid earlier this week. By county law, cannabis grows are limited to 99 […]

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Colorado Town Pins Revitalization Hopes on Marijuana Industry

Cannabis companies seeking cheap rent and a marijuana-friendly business environment need look no further than Walsenburg, Colorado. While some towns are against the marijuana industry, the small hamlet 160 miles south of Denver is hoping to revitalize its economy by becoming a mini-mecca for cannabis growers, processors and distributors. If the move is successful, it […]

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Industrial Hemp Production Can Begin in Maine

Farmers in Maine can start planting hemp immediately under emergency legislation that goes into effect immediately. The measure allows growers to legally purchase seed from certified sources and cultivate hemp for commercial purposes, according to the Bangor Daily News. The state’s agriculture department will set fees for cultivation licenses, which the law says must be […]

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Gov’t Removes MMJ Research Roadblock

The federal government has removed a big barrier to cannabis research, eliminating a 16-year-old requirement that made it difficult to study the medical aspects of marijuana. The requirement forced all non-federally funded marijuana research to go through a Public Health Service (PHS) review, according to a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services notice that’s […]

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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 and growers understand the wants and needs of customers. Patients and consumers who are 21 or older can take the online survey here. The survey […]

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Guam Cultivation Limited to Strains Already on the Island

Entrepreneurs who want to grow cannabis in Guam will need to cultivate marijuana from plants already growing in the U.S. territory, yet local officials don’t know which strains are currently on the island. The territory’s medical marijuana program, passed by voters in the November election, could look similar to Arizona’s. Guam public health officials recently […]

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DEA to Boost Marijuana Production for Research

It looks like the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is loosening up on medical cannabis – at least when it comes to research. The federal agency was originally planning on boosting the amount of marijuana it plans to produce for research purposes from 125,000 grams to 400,000 grams. But the DEA recently gave the thumbs up […]

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Entrepreneurs Prepping for Medical Marijuana Legalization in PA

A medical marijuana legalization bill has come up against stiff resistance in the Pennsylvania Legislature, and the likelihood that it will pass seems remote now. Yet a good number of entrepreneurs are still eagerly planning new businesses, hoping for a last-minute miracle. The bill, which Gov. Tom Wolf has already pledged to sign into law […]

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