A key member of Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s inner circle thinks the new premier could make a decision cannabis sales in Canada’s largest market within weeks.Read More
California’s booming CBD industry is in disarray after the state’s health department reaffirmed earlier this month that CBD cannot be added to food, even if it comes from hemp.Read More
It can take months for a marijuana business to gain licensing approval from regulators.
The biggest problem facing a company in such a situation is it usually must have the location nailed down before filing an application.
But paying rent on space before having a license in hand can cost a lot of money, unless steps are taken early in the process to minimize costs.Read More
Arkansas lawmakers approved a rule to allow the state’s Medical Marijuana Commission to hire a consultant who will review hundreds of applications for licenses it has received from cannabis dispensaries. The approval comes after the state awarded licenses to five marijuana cultivation companies last week after a court injunction suspending the licensing process was lifted. The move to […]Read More
Newfoundland and Labrador announced five new recreational cannabis stores, bringing to 29 the total number of sales points in the province. Ontario-based Canopy Growth won two licenses, and local player Oceanic Releaf received three. Newfoundland is expected to announce at least one more round of retail licenses ahead of the first legal sales on Oct. […]Read More
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has reversed herself and said health regulators should rescind controversial rules that threatened to curb the growth of the state’s new medical marijuana program. The State Health Board last week approved rules banning smokable flower and requiring dispensaries to have a pharmacist on staff. Fallin quickly signed off on the regulations. But […]Read More
Efforts to sign leases for Ontario Cannabis Store outlets are on hold as the new government weighs how legal marijuana will be sold in the province.Read More
MaryMed has been given another chance at Maryland’s medical marijuana market after a judge ruled that the MMJ company likely didn’t violate the law. The Baltimore Business Journal reported the Dorchester-based company received preapproval from state regulators in 2016 to open cultivation, retail and processing operations. But the licenses were rejected after the state began […]Read More
The monopoly retailer for Canada’s largest marijuana market is without a permanent leader, with the first sales of legal recreational cannabis just 91 days away. Nancy Kennedy, who was chosen president of the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) in April, was promoted to another government position as part of new Premier Doug Ford’s appointments of deputy […]Read More
The first seven Michigan companies won business permits just last week, but now they find themselves in regulatory limbo, unable to fully comply with the law and also serve patients. That’s because there aren’t any licensed testing labs yet in all of Michigan, Mlive.com reported. And because state law requires MMJ to be tested for safety […]Read More
One of the larger publicly traded marijuana companies in the United States announced the sale Thursday of one of its assets, a Nevada cannabis retail storefront, for $6.25 million. Terra Tech sold a 3,900-square-foot shop – located just north of the Las Vegas strip – to Exhale Brands Nevada, according to a news release. The facility […]Read More
The Michigan medical marijuana industry sees an expansion of qualifying conditions and new licenses, Oklahoma adopts emergency medical cannabis rules, and Maine’s MMJ market opens up in new ways. Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the cannabis industry over the past week. Kick the can? The Michigan medical marijuana industry got a double […]Read More
- July 16, 2018
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