Delaware Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Sole MMJ dispensary opens in Delaware

Delaware’s only licensed medical cannabis dispensary officially opened in the northern town of Wilmington on Friday, bringing another state under the MMJ industry’s umbrella. First State Compassion Center welcomed its first patients in the morning, and lines formed 50-people deep at times, according to the News Journal. Though Delaware legalized MMJ in 2011, the program […]

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Delaware’s first dispensary set for June 26 opening

Behold, the latest medical marijuana market: Delaware. The state’s first and only dispensary is set to start serving patients on June 26 just outside of Wilmington, according to the News Journal. The opening of First State Compassion Center comes four years after Delaware legalized medical cannabis. The state’s governor previously delayed implementation of the program […]

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Delaware’s 1st dispensary delayed again, set for June opening

The opening of Delaware’s first and only MMJ dispensary has been delayed again, but this time construction issues are to blame rather than regulatory problems. First State Compassion Center near Wilmington, scheduled to open this month, likely will not launch until at least June thanks to electrical issues, its president said. Delaware residents approved MMJ […]

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Chart of the Week: Latest patient counts in emerging medical marijuana markets

By Marijuana Business Daily staff Medical marijuana dispensaries are slated to launch in several new states this year, accelerating the MMJ industry’s march across the country. But it’s difficult to determine the potential size of these markets, as it will largely depend on how many patients register for medical cannabis

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U.S. investment fund inks another deal with Canadian grower

A U.S. investment fund has cemented its second deal with a Canadian cannabis grower this month. Dutchess Opportunity Fund II will provide a $30 million equity line facility to Canadian marijuana cultivator Affinor Growers, signaling that international cooperation between cannabis companies is reaching new heights. Under the deal, Affinor will file a registration with the […]

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Delaware dispensary set for April opening

Delaware’s first – and only – dispensary is on track to open in the spring after a four-year delay left patients without a place to purchase medical cannabis. First State Compassion Center hopes to officially launch in April, according to the News Journal. Headed by a former state trooper, First State won a two-year contract […]

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Delaware Awards MMJ Dispensary Contract

Not every cop has a problem with marijuana. In Delaware, a company headed by a former state trooper has been awarded a two-year contract to launch the state’s first medical marijuana dispensary — set to open in early 2015. The ex-trooper, Mark Lally, serves as president of First State Compassion Center, which will establish the […]

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Former Politicians Square Off for Delaware Dispensary License

Two former political figures in Delaware are battling each other for the state’s sole dispensary license. Mark Lally – the former director of Sussex County, who once ran the governor’s executive protection unit – is being sued by former Lewes councilman A. Judson Bennett over a dispensary application. Bennett says he hired Lally to help […]

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