Marijuana Dispensary & Cannabis Store News

Washington DC Medical Marijuana Symposium to Unite Cannabis Dispensaries, Pot Growers

The Washington DC cannabis scene is heating up, with medical pot dispensaries and marijuana growers gearing up to start serving MMJ patients. To help the DC medical marijuana industry get off on the right foot, a local law office is hosting a first-of-its-kind meeting in DC that will bring together individuals who submitted applications to […]

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Need Business Investors for Your Cannabis Dispensary? Our Financing Toolkit Can Help

Starting a medical marijuana dispensary is an expensive endeavor. Pot entrepreneurs must shell out a small fortune for everything from grow equipment and security systems to MMJ registration fees and building modifications. The costs can multiply quickly once the business is up and running, particularly if an upgrade or expansion is on the horizon. So […]

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18 States Considering Medical Marijuana Laws in 2012 Despite Pressure on Cannabis Business

Medical marijuana raids in California, Colorado, Washington and other states make newspaper headlines seemingly every morning. Pot dispensary bans, moratoriums on weed dispensaries and community protests lead the nightly newscast. Speculation about what the federal government might do next fills online MMJ chat rooms. Given all the negative news, one would think that medical marijuana […]

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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 pot shops. In the latest series of marijuana raids, agents served warrants at four San Diego dispensaries, forcing the MMJ businesses to shut down and […]

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Weekly Wrapup: Crackdown in Colorado + Dispensaries to Launch in Arizona

Two very different developments emerged in the MMJ industry at the end of last week, one immensely negative and one immensely positive for medical cannabis. First, the bad news: The federal government shifted the focus of its crackdown from the West Coast to Colorado, demanding that nearly two dozen dispensaries within 1,000 feet of schools […]

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Arizona to Move Forward With MMJ, Start Issuing Marijuana Dispensary Licenses After Long Delay

It’s a great day for MMJ in Arizona…and for the entire medical cannabis industry. After a nine-month delay that threatened to completely derail the state’s budding medical marijuana industry, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has directed Department of Health Services officials to “begin accepting and processing dispensary applications and issuing licenses for those facilities” in the […]

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