Medical Cannabis Industry & Recreational Marijuana Business News

Week in Review: MJBizConNEXT in New Orleans, OR preps for future interstate MJ potentials, NV cannabis board & more

The cannabis industry descends on New Orleans to explore emerging trends at MJBizConNEXT, Oregon lawmakers pass a bill that would empower it to make agreements with other states for the transfer of marijuana, Nevada creates a cannabis control board and says no to social use licensing for now – plus other important news from around the industry. […]

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Experts at MJBizConNEXT highlight cannabis industry’s move toward more mainstream acceptance

While there is still a long way to go before cannabis becomes totally mainstream, we may be seeing the end of the Wild West for marijuana businesses. This overarching theme permeated predictions for the industry Wednesday as MJBizConNEXT opened at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. MJBizConNEXT and the inaugural Hemp Industry Daily Conference, […]

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Marijuana Business This Week: MJBizConNEXT sees the future, critical California CBD hearing, Ohio eyes MMJ expansion & more

Here are some notable stories and events in the cannabis industry to watch for in the coming days: WHAT’S NEXT: More than 4,000 attendees and 300 exhibitors are flocking to New Orleans for MJBizConNEXT 2019, where they will contemplate what’s ahead for the ever-changing cannabis and hemp industries. For three days beginning Wednesday at the […]

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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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Chart: Arkansas medical marijuana sales top $353,000 via just two dispensaries, outpacing initial OH sales

Sales of medical marijuana in Arkansas are off to a strong start, with patients purchasing more than 50 pounds of cannabis in nearly 5,000 transactions in the first week dispensaries were open. The initial sales eclipsed those in Ohio, which has nearly four times the population. With sales underway, the Arkansas market could grow at a […]

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Iowa’s move to increase medical cannabis potency runs into roadblock

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds vetoed a bill that would have lifted the 3% cap on the potency of medical marijuana products available in the state. Reynolds vetoed the bill Friday afternoon, saying the state must proceed cautiously in any expansion of its medical marijuana program. If the measure had passed, it likely would have improved […]

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