Arizona Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Harvest Health to buy CannaPharmacy, expand cannabis operations

Phoenix-based Harvest Health & Recreation agreed to acquire CannaPharmacy, a vertically integrated marijuana company operating in four Northeastern states. Terms were not disclosed, and a Harvest spokesman confirmed the deal was not material to the company. CannaPharmacy has cultivation, manufacturing and retail operations in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. “There is tremendous value in […]

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Vireo enters Arizona medical cannabis market

Vireo Health, a Minneapolis-based cannabis group, said it is expanding into Arizona with the acquisition of Arizona Natural Remedies (ANR). Vireo declined to disclose the value of the acquisition. The company, which started trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange earlier this month, will now operate in seven states. ANR operates a dispensary in Phoenix and an Amado-based cultivation […]

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CA, AZ cannabis retailers with same name headed to court over trademark

Two marijuana companies both named “Harvest” are heading to court over the rights to the title, and both are claiming trademark protections for their respective companies. The case is far from the only cannabis dispute over a company name. One key to the Harvest case may be that the California-based company has a state trademark […]

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Multistate cannabis firm 4Front buys dispensary, grow operations in AZ and MA

4Front Holdings, a U.S. cannabis retail and brand company based in Phoenix, expanded its national footprint with acquisitions in Massachusetts and Arizona. 4Front acquired Healthy Farms, which has two dispensaries and a cultivation facility in Massachusetts, and PHX Interactive, owner of Greens Goddess in Phoenix, a holder of a vertically integrated license. Financial details of the […]

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Canadian cannabis firm Green Growth enters Arizona with $12M Desert Rose purchase

Toronto-based Green Growth Brands is entering its third U.S medical marijuana market with the $12.35 million cash acquisition of ZLJT and Arizona Natural Pain Solutions, better known collectively as Desert Rose. Arizona had 186,000 registered MMJ patients as of December 2018. Desert Rose serves roughly 400 medical marijuana patients daily. Green Growth, which trades on the Canadian […]

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Arizona Supreme Court to rule on legality of medical marijuana extracts

The Arizona Supreme Court will rule on whether medical marijuana extracts are legal to sell and possess, giving hope to the state’s MMJ businesses that they’ll be allowed to manufacture and peddle infused cannabis products without fear of legal repercussions. The court has agreed to review the legality of the products after a challenge to a June […]

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Marijuana company TILT Holdings inks $210 million deal to buy vape tech firm

TILT Holdings, a Massachusetts company specializing in cannabis technology, cultivation and support solutions, agreed to acquire Jupiter Research, a Phoenix-based vaporization technology business, for $210 million. TILT CEO Alex Coleman said in a news release the acquisition “is paramount to our goal of consolidating and centralizing services for all industry verticals: cultivation, production and retail.” Founded […]

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