Ancillary Marijuana Companies News

MMJ Opportunities in the Tropics: Hawaii Medical Marijuana Patient Numbers Soar 27%

The number of Hawaii residents with medical marijuana cards has unexpectedly surged since last summer, creating new opportunities for cannabis-related businesses even though there aren’t any dispensaries in the state. Nearly 10,500 patients in Hawaii held medical marijuana cards as of April 11, up from about 7,600 in June of last year, according to Hawaii […]

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Take This Quick Survey to Help Us Choose a Location for the National Marijuana Industry Conference 2012

MMJ Business Daily has some exciting news: We’re hosting the inaugural National Marijuana Industry Conference this November! The event will be tailored to medical cannabis professionals, vendors, ancillary companies and others involved in the industry. We’ll be working closely with our primary sponsor and partner, the National Cannabis Industry Association, to develop a stellar lineup […]

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Future of Medical Marijuana Cultivation Colleges Unclear in Wake of Oaksterdam Raid

Just hours after federal agents raided Oaksterdam University on Monday, officials with the California cannabis cultivation school were back in their offices sifting through the wreckage, assessing the damage and weighing what’s next. But more than the fate of Oaksterdam is at stake: The future of the entire medical marijuana college model hangs in the […]

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Weekly Wrapup: Medical Cannabis Growers Get Good News + Lowering Risk in MMJ

Washington DC dominated medical cannabis news late last week, with lawmakers finally choosing six groups to grow medical marijuana in the nation’s capital. It’s a positive sign for the industry on several fronts: #1. This moves DC one big step closer to officially starting its medical cannabis program after a long delay. Observers are tentatively […]

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Montel Williams-Backed Group Among 6 Selected to Cultivate Cannabis in Washington DC

Washington DC health officials have chosen six groups that will be able to grow medical marijuana this year, including one co-founded by former talk show host Montel Williams. The development could signal that DC is finally ready to move forward with its medical cannabis program after a prolonged period of delays and foot-dragging. According to […]

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Senate Supports ‘Preferred Vendor’ Bill Aimed at Boosting Training for Colorado Cannabis Workers

Colorado lawmakers are backing a proposal to establish a voluntary training program for medical marijuana businesses, which supporters say will bring more legitimacy and professionalism to the cannabis industry. The state Senate voted this afternoon to approve the so-called ‘preferred vendor’ proposal, with 24 lawmakers supporting the initiative and 11 opposing it. Such strong support […]

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Arizona Medical Cannabis Program On Track Despite Renewed Warnings From Federal Goverment

Arizona will continue to implement its medical marijuana dispensary program despite receiving a second letter from the federal government warning that state employees could be prosecuted for participating in the licensing process. This is welcome news for the industry: Medical marijuana dispensaries and related cannabis businesses can now breathe a little easier going forward, as […]

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