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Applications open for Canadian marijuana business accelerator

Budding cannabis entrepreneurs in Canada have a new resource to help get their businesses launched, thanks to some established players in the nation’s marijuana industry. Leaf Forward, which claims to be the country’s first cannabis business accelerator program, will provide early stage ancillary businesses with mentoring, networking and learning opportunities. The program doesn’t provide seed […]

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Arkansas medical cannabis industry group forms 

A former Arkansas attorney general and the chair of the medical board are part of a new group representing entities doing business in the state’s fledgling medical marijuana industry. Ex-state AG Dustin McDaniel and Medical Board Chairman Dr. Steven Cathey are among the seven board members for the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association announced Wednesday. The association’s acting executive […]

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Arkansas medical cannabis trade group creates physician locator

In an effort to help Arkansas medical marijuana businesses drum up patients, the state’s cannabis industry trade association has compiled an online map listing doctors in the state who are willing to write MMJ certifications. The Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association created the map, which currently includes nine doctors, according to Fort Smith TV station KFSM. […]

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Marijuana company buys California town envisioning cannabis Epcot Center

By John Schroyer An Arizona-based ancillary marijuana company said Thursday it’s taken the arguably historic step of purchasing an entire town with the aim of transforming it into a cannabis tourism mecca. American Green, based in Phoenix, paid $5 million for the 80-acre town of Nipton near the California-Nevada border.

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Report: Cannabis magazine High Times to go public

High Times Holding Corp., the company behind High Times Magazine and other assets, reportedly plans to go public in October, a move that would make it the first U.S. marijuana-focused company to list on the Nasdaq Stock Market. Private equity firm Oreva Capital bought a controlling stake in High Times in June and will sell […]

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City official pitches bank plan for Los Angeles’ marijuana businesses

Los Angeles’ City Council president wants to establish a municipal bank to serve marijuana businesses, including providing financing. The proposed bank would also serve affordable housing developers and small businesses, the Los Angeles Daily News reported. According to the newspaper, Council President Herb Wesson likely will direct a committee to study the practicality of a […]

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Ohio OKs funding for medical marijuana seed-to-sale system

Ohio’s medical marijuana budget swelled to $11 million after state regulators received approval to spend an additional $6 million over the next two years, including the purchase of a seed-to-sale tracking system. The funding for the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program is on top of the previously approved $5 million. The largest sum of the […]

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Report: Demand for legal cannabis products dipped in April

Demand for legal marijuana products decreased by more than 1.1% in April, according to a new index that monitors the U.S. cannabis industry in states where the drug is legal. Cannabis producers should take heart, however: Anderson Economic Group’s inaugural AndCan Index shows that marijuana demand is up by 2.4% across the country since the […]

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Company behind MJBizDaily in legal dispute with former exec

The parent company of Marijuana Business Daily is involved in a legal dispute with its former president and publisher over several employment-related issues, including those tied to his termination, compensation and noncompete agreement. Rhode Island-based Anne Holland Ventures recently filed a lawsuit in Denver County District Court alleging that George Jage violated the terms of his […]

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