Arizona Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Arizona Medical Cannabis News

Cannabis online platform raises $10 million

LeafLink, an online inventory and ordering platform for marijuana businesses, has raised $10 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Nosara Capital, a London-based venture capital firm, according to a LeafLink news release. Nosara was joined by previous LeafLink investors from both inside and outside the cannabis space, such as Lerer Hippeau Ventures, […]

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Arizona’s medical cannabis card fees face court test

An Arizona attorney has filed a lawsuit asking the state’s Court of Appeals to decide whether the $150 patient card fee is legal, a move that could affect Arizona’s medical marijuana market. Lawyer Sean Berberian claims the $150 fee is unnecessarily high, according to Capitol Medial Services, because it generates more than enough revenue to […]

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Marijuana payment firm to put $2.86M raise toward expansion

Marijuana payment service PayQwick, which brands itself as the PayPal of marijuana, has secured a $2.86 million raise. According to a news release, the Calabasas, California-based company plans to use the funding to increase sales and product development as it expands into California, Nevada, Michigan and Alaska. Here’s what you need to know: PayQwick allows […]

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Weedmaps’ marijuana billboards under fire in Arizona

An anti-marijuana organization in Arizona has asked the state’s attorney general to investigate cannabis tech company Weedmaps for false advertising. According to Phoenix New Times, Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy (ARDP) is questioning the validity of claims on billboard ads paid for by Weedmaps that youth marijuana usage in Colorado and Washington hasn’t changed since those […]

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Montel Williams’ suit seeks to protect image vs. CBD scams

Television talk-show host and medical marijuana activist Montel Williams is suing several Arizona-based companies for wrongly using his name and image in alleged CBD scams. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, alleges that at least three companies were involved in an “elaborate online scheme” that involved misleadingly using […]

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Arizona recreational cannabis foe indicted in national opioid plot

The founder of a company that contributed $500,000 to help defeat recreational marijuana legalization in Arizona last year now faces fraud and racketeering charges from federal authorities who accuse him of pushing prescriptions of powerful painkillers. The charges against Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor came on the same day that President Donald Trump declared the opioid […]

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MJ Freeway’s issues mount with more outages, delayed seed-to-sale program

By Bart Schaneman MJ Freeway, one of the leading technology companies in the cannabis industry, continues to experience security and performance issues with its inventory tracking software. The company’s point-of-sale system failed multiple times over the past few days, forcing marijuana retailers nationwide to log transactions by hand or in some cases even close temporarily.

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Ancillary cannabis business inks $2 million equity deal

Indoor Harvest Corp. (OTCQB: INQD), a Houston-based manufacturer of commercial aeroponic systems that can be used to grow cannabis, signed an investment deal with Tangiers Global for an equity investment of up to $2 million. Tangiers Global is located in San Diego and provides funding to small and microcap public companies. In addition to the investment agreement, Tangiers provided Indoor […]

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Arizona real estate firm plans third medical marijuana business park

An Arizona real estate company that already operates a pair of medical cannabis business parks says a third is in the works. Scottsdale-based Zoned Properties has announced plans to build a 47.6-acre business park in Chino Valley, roughly 100 miles north of Phoenix. The operation will include at least 25 acres dedicated to cultivation and processing, according […]

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Colorado edibles company expands into six states, Puerto Rico

A high-selling, infused products brand in Colorado that recently expanded into California and Nevada now plans to enter four more states and Puerto Rico this year and next. Incredibles – which is manufactured by Colorado-based Medically Correct, a subsidiary of MC Brands holding company – will be on sale in Oregon and Puerto Rico by the […]

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Arizona recreational marijuana foe accused of fraud

A company that contributed half a million dollars to help defeat recreational marijuana legalization in Arizona last year is now in the crosshairs of the state’s attorney general, who has accused the company of deceptive practices to bolster sales of an opioid product. Insys Therapeutics – which gave $500,000 to Arizonans for Responsible Drug Policy during […]

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Another MMJ edibles company temporarily leaving Arizona

Just days after news broke that Dixie Brands is leaving the Arizona medical marijuana market, another prominent edibles company said it’s doing the same – though for different reasons. California-based Bhang Chocolate is losing its local licensee, Harvest of Arizona, meaning it won’t have anyone on the ground in the state to produce and distribute […]

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