Missouri Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Michigan marijuana firm raises a total of $25 million

C3 Industries, a cannabis producer and retailer based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, raised $16.5 million in private financing, allowing it to expand into existing markets and enter a new one. C3, which has raised more than $25 million this year, including the last financing round, said Monday it plans to expand operations in Massachusetts, Michigan […]

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Missouri cannabis group seeks vape rules

The Missouri Medical Cannabis Trade Association wants the state’s health officials to issue strict vaping regulations. The association, in a letter to the Department of Health and Senior Services, asked for rules on vaping additives, testing and labeling before legal medical marijuana sales begin in Missouri in 2020, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Nationwide, […]

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Competition heated for Missouri medical cannabis dispensary licenses

The race among medical cannabis business applicants in Missouri for growers and dispensary licenses is fierce, state figures show. The data shows that more than half the 2,100-plus medical cannabis business applicants are seeking dispensary licenses. Here are the applicant counts by category, according to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services: Dispensaries: 1,163 […]

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Week in Review: Weedmaps to end its ads for illicit cannabis, FBI probes MJ industry, MO licensing odds & more

Weedmaps plans to cease advertising unlicensed cannabis retailers, the FBI looks into public corruption in the legal marijuana industry, Missouri receives more than 2,000 medical marijuana applications – and more of the week’s top cannabis business news. Weedmaps to stop advertising unlicensed businesses The influential marijuana site Weedmaps, which is one of the most popular […]

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Missouri gets 2,000+ medical marijuana applications

Missouri regulators received roughly 2,100 applications for up to 348 medical cannabis licenses. More than 1,200 applications arrived in the past three days, including 800 in the 24 hours leading up to the extended deadline, according to state officials. The deadline was extended from Saturday until 4:30 p.m. CT Monday. Here are the key details about […]

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Missouri extends medical marijuana license application timeline

Missouri is giving businesses that want to run medical cannabis facilities more time to file applications. The state’s Department of Health and Senior Services extended the deadline until 4:30 p.m. CT Monday. The deadline was scheduled to end Saturday. Director Randall Williams said in a statement that the agency learned during the early days of […]

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Missouri starts taking applications for nearly 350 medical cannabis licenses

Prospective medical marijuana businesses in Missouri began vying for 348 potential licenses as the state’s formal two-week application process got underway. More than 600 potential applicants already had prefiled facility application fees, according to the Missouri Department of Health. The lion’s share of those applicants were multistate operators and wealthy local individuals, according to a […]

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Kansas City medical cannabis market attracts 73 applicants for 24 licenses

Only a third of the applicants to sell medical marijuana in the Kansas City area will receive licenses from the state this year, reflecting stiff competition as marijuana firms look to enter one of Missouri’s most lucrative markets. Lyndall Fraker, director of Missouri’s new medical marijuana program, told The Kansas City Star that the city’s […]

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Missouri cannabis application charge led by multistate operators

Large multistate marijuana operators and wealthy locals represent a major portion of the roughly 500 applicants seeking medical cannabis business licenses in Missouri. That’s according to a list sent by the state’s Department of Health and Senior Services to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch after the newspaper won a lawsuit asking for applicant records. The newspaper […]

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