North Dakota Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

North Dakota officials offer digital medical marijuana card

North Dakota state regulators are offering an electronic card option for medical cannabis patients. The card is seen as an added convenience for patients that could potentially mean a boost in sales for medical cannabis businesses. According to the Bismarck Tribune, the state will make the cards accessible through mobile devices and will roll them out […]

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Multistate medical cannabis firm forced to close in North Dakota, refund $21,000

A North Dakota-based private clinic that provided evaluations for medical marijuana has been forced to close and repay $21,800 to patients who ultimately did not receive their medical marijuana cards. The action against Green Health Docs – which operates clinics in Maryland, Missouri, Ohio and Oklahoma – underscores the demand for medical marijuana in North […]

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ND implements changes to medical marijuana law that improve business viability

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum signed into law changes to the state’s medical marijuana law that will increase patient access and therefore expand business opportunities for cannabis license holders. According to a news release, the state health department has implemented the changes passed by the Legislative Assembly. Those changes include: Adding 12 qualifying conditions to the […]

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North Dakota Senate moves bill forward that might ease access to medical marijuana

North Dakota’s state Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill aimed at increasing the number of residents who could gain certification to use medical cannabis. Medical marijuana firms took note of the move since it could boost the MMJ market in the conservative state. State Senators voted 43-0 in favor of removing a requirement in state law […]

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Medical cannabis sales kick off in North Dakota

North Dakota’s first medical marijuana dispensary opened for business Friday in a Fargo mini-mall, but potential customer numbers remain relatively low. The state began accepting applications in October from residents for medical marijuana cards, but only 122 people were certified as of this week, according to state regulators. North Dakota expects that number to climb […]

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North Dakota’s first medical marijuana dispensary set to open

The first medical marijuana dispensary in North Dakota is scheduled to open next week in Fargo. The Botanist will open in the state’s largest city on Feb. 28, according to the North Dakota health department. The dispensary’s parent company is Acreage Holdings, a multistate cannabis operator based in New York. The Botanist, which was awarded […]

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ND medical cannabis market inches onward as state hands out first patient cards

North Dakota has begun issuing medical marijuana cards to patients and caregivers, which marks another step forward as the state has spent nearly two years setting up a regulated distribution system for the MMJ market. Voters in the state approved medical cannabis in November 2016. Here are the basics surrounding the situation: North Dakota’s health department […]

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North Dakota taps two more firms to open medical marijuana dispensaries

North Dakota’s Health Department selected companies to open medical cannabis dispensaries in Grand Forks and Williston, and those companies now are invited to move forward with the registration process. It’s the latest development in the state’s ongoing efforts to set up a system for medical marijuana, which voters approved two years ago. Here’s what you […]

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Key cannabis legalization wins could bring in upwards of $2 billion in new sales

Marijuana scored a sweeping victory at the ballot box on Tuesday, with voters approving new markets in Michigan, Missouri and Utah that eventually could generate $2 billion in medical and recreational sales.

Across the nation, voters installed the Democrats as the new majority party in the U.S. House of Representatives, improving the odds that lawmakers will pass federal marijuana reforms that benefit MJ businesses.

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Election updates, analysis & highlights

Marijuana Business Daily reporters were on the ground across the United States on Election Day 2018, providing live coverage of the midterms and their significance to the cannabis market. Scroll down for updates our staff filed from the states voting on cannabis-related proposals, as well as potentially pivotal U.S. congressional and gubernatorial races. For analysis of […]

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