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MMJ Business Daily Debuts New Feature: Online Medical Marijuana Industry Directory

MMJ Business Daily has officially launched a new directory featuring a wide range of medical marijuana companies and vendors, part of the publication’s multi-pronged approach to becoming the leading source of news, analysis and information about the industry. The free online database currently features more than 150 businesses in the medical marijuana space, from law […]

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Update: Lawmakers Shoot Down Proposal to Halt Funding for Medical Marijuana Raids

A measure to eliminate federal funding for raids on legitimate medical marijuana businesses met a quick death late last night in the House of Representatives. The development highlights the significant hurdles medical cannabis faces on the federal level, where opposition remains strong despite growing support nationwide. The bill sputtered shortly after it was introduced, with […]

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Key Medical Cannabis Amendment Would Cut Federal Funding for Raids on MMJ Businesses

U.S. lawmakers are set to debate a measure that could have significant implications for the medical cannabis community, in a good way. Up for consideration is a proposal that, if passed, would bar federal funding from being used for medical marijuana raids. The bipartisan measure – called the Rohrabacher-Hinchey-Farr Amendment – would “recognize the right […]

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Dangerous Precedent: Insurance Firm Denies Malpractice Coverage for Lawyer With MMJ Clients

Pay particularly close attention to the recent experience of Denver attorney Ann Toney, whose insurance company essentially decided to yank her malpractice coverage. Why? Because some of her clients are involved in the medical marijuana industry. The move by Hanover Insurance Group is extremely worrisome for ancillary MMJ companies. Scores of banks have already stopped […]

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Dhar Mann: How to Identify a Promising Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opportunity

By Dhar Mann This is the second column in a three-part series. Once you have carefully considered the unique challenges involved in opening a medical marijuana dispensary and the various ways to mitigate risk, the next step is to identify the right opportunity. If you’re looking to capitalize on the “Green Rush” in a state […]

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