Montana Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Montana Medical Marijuana News

Montana updates medical cannabis business rules

A slew of updated medical cannabis business rules for Montana companies has been proposed by the state health department The rules deliver more clarity to those looking to participate in the state’s MMJ industry, but the regulations have yet to be completely finalized. According to The Billings Gazette, the wide-ranging rules include: License fees. An […]

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Montana medical marijuana dispensary beats city ban – for now

One of two medical marijuana dispensaries in Billings, Montana, has won at least a temporary stay of execution. Montana Advanced Caregivers has won a preliminary injunction against a new city ordinance prohibiting dispensaries within city boundaries, meaning the dispensary will be allowed to continue operating until the district court can hold a hearing on the matter. A […]

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Montana’s largest city bans medical marijuana dispensaries

Although medical marijuana advocates had hoped for an industry renaissance in Montana after a ballot-box victory in November, at least one major municipality isn’t having it. The Billings City Council voted to ban medical cannabis dispensaries, meaning the industry won’t have a visible face in the most populous city in Montana, the Billings Gazette reported. […]

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Montana medical cannabis registrations skyrocketing

The number of registered medical cannabis patients in Montana has continued its steady upward pace this year, with the number of program enrollees more than doubling between December and July. As of last month, 17,819 patients had registered with the state to purchase MMJ, up from just over 8,000 at the end of 2016. The trend […]

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Montana releases temporary medical marijuana rules

The Montana health department has issued temporary emergency rules for the state’s medical marijuana program. Parts of the program took effect Friday as state regulators develop permanent regulations, which must be in place by April 30, 2018, the Billings Gazette reported. The emergency rules, which expire in late October, include clarifications on how the Montana […]

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Montana close to enacting medical cannabis rules

A bill that would create a seed-to-sale tracking system, licenses, fees and regulations for Montana’s medical marijuana industry is one vote away from moving to the governor. The Montana House gave preliminary approval to a bill to regulate the medical marijuana industry after voters last November approved lifting restrictions that severely restricted sales of MMJ by […]

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