North Dakota Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News


Map: The post-election U.S. marijuana landscape

By Eli McVey Nearly 60% of the U.S. population now lives in states that have legalized some form of marijuana use and sales, illustrating the rising acceptance of cannabis nationwide and highlighting the industry’s immense potential for future growth.

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Week in Review: 5 business takeaways from the landmark election

By Omar Sacirbey and Bart Schaneman Now that voters in seven additional states have legalized recreational or medical marijuana, business leaders and political observers are bullish about the potential for industry growth. They point to surge in opportunities for interstate expansion, increased investor interest in cannabis and greater innovation in technology and business strategies.

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President Trump: Election surprise creates huge uncertainties for cannabis industry

By Marijuana Business Daily staff Donald Trump’s upset election victory is causing consternation in the marijuana industry even though seven states legalized medical or recreational cannabis and another paved the way for MMJ businesses. Executives are uncertain of what a Trump presidency means in terms of federal regulations and enforcement, with some fearing an eventual crackdown.

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An $8 billion night: 7 states legalize medical, recreational cannabis in historic election

By Marijuana Business Daily staff The cannabis industry scored a landslide victory Tuesday as four states legalized recreational marijuana and another three approved medical use, cementing the 2016 election’s place in the history books. The developments could lead to $7 billion-$8 billion in additional annual retail cannabis sales, according to Marijuana Business Daily’s preliminary estimates.

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Election Updates: Live coverage of marijuana measures across the country

Marijuana Business Daily provided live updates on cannabis ballot measures and related news on Election Day (all updates in Eastern time). 3:45 a.m. Wednesday (Montana): Montana’s measure to legalize medical marijuana businesses is poised to win comfortably, as the initiative has garnered 56% of the vote with more than 80% of precincts reporting.

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Chart: Polls for marijuana measures tight heading into Election Day

By Eli McVey Will Election Day lead to champagne showers and celebratory toasts in the U.S. marijuana industry or widespread heartache and disappointment? Judging by the latest round of polling data, there’s reason to be optimistic – though cannabis executives might want to keep the bubbly on ice for now.

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North Dakota to vote on legalizing medical cannabis

North Dakota could become the cannabis bridge between the Midwest and the western United States if voters there decide to pass a newly certified ballot question this November to legalize medical marijuana. The North Dakota Compassionate Care Act, which is supported by a committee chaired by Ray Morgan, handed in more than 17,600 signatures a […]

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North Dakota Looking for Hemp Farmers

North Dakota farmers now have a new alternative if they’re tired of growing traditional crops. The state’s agricultural department is looking for volunteers to start growing industrial hemp under a pilot program, according to AG Week. Participants will only be permitted to grow hemp for “agricultural or academic research,” and not for profit. But they could get the […]

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Hopes for Medical Marijuana Legalization in North Dakota Fizzle After Supreme Court Denies Appeal

So much for the possibility of medical cannabis legalization in North Dakota this year. The state Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit filed by MMJ advocates claiming that local officials acted improperly when they tossed out a large number of petitions supporting medical cannabis legalization. The move effectively ends any hope that the marijuana measure […]

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