» Oklahoma medical cannabis market still relatively open under draft rules
09/07/18 21:50 from Marijuana Business Daily
Oklahoma’s nascent medical marijuana industry would be relatively open with no explicit license caps or patient-condition restrictions under the state’s final draft rules published over the weekend. However,  a coalition of medical...

» Caribbean nations consider paths to legalizing, regulating marijuana
09/07/18 20:03 from Marijuana Business Daily
Acknowledging the economic benefits of legalizing marijuana, Caribbean nations are looking toward reviewing marijuana’s status as an illicit drug and moving toward regulating it instead. Heads of state of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM...

» Maryland probing politically connected cannabis grower that allegedly used pesticides
09/07/18 17:18 from Marijuana Business Daily
Maryland regulators are investigating allegations that a cultivator with political ties to the governor illegally used pesticides in growing its medical marijuana. According to The Baltimore Sun, the investigation of ForwardGro, which is...

» AZ recreational marijuana measure fails to make November ballot
09/07/18 12:00 from Marijuana Business Daily
A campaign in Arizona to put an adult-use marijuana initiative on the November ballot has fallen far short of collecting enough signatures. David Wisniewski, chairman of the Safer Arizona campaign, indicated to Capitol Media Services tha...

» Chart: No end in sight for Florida’s rapid medical marijuana growth
09/07/18 10:30 from Marijuana Business Daily
Florida’s medical cannabis industry is already growing at a brisk pace, and changes to the program could accelerate growth even further. Chart: No end in sight for Florida’s rapid medical marijuana growth is a post from: Marijuana ...

» Michigan sets health standards for medical cannabis businesses
06/07/18 21:03 from Marijuana Business Daily
It may be OK for legal users to lick cannabis pre-rolls, but it’s not allowed inside a medical marijuana facility. That’s one of Michigan’s health and safety rules issued in advance of the state’s new MMJ regulatory regime. An advi...

» There’s a new marijuana czar in Colorado
06/07/18 18:39 from Marijuana Business Daily
Dominique Mendiola is the new director of marijuana coordination in Colorado, Gov. John Hickenlooper announced. She fills a position that was vacated in March, when Mark Bolton took a job as government affairs consultant for a Denver-bas...

» US regulators delay Utah study of cannabis effects on pain
06/07/18 15:51 from Marijuana Business Daily
Utah’s plan to study the effects of medical marijuana on pain has been delayed because of slow approval from the federal government to ship supplies to state researchers. The study was originally expected to be completed by March. ...

» Craft marijuana firm Flow Kana closes $22 million raise
06/07/18 14:48 from Marijuana Business Daily
Flow Kana has closed a $22 million funding round as it works to build out its supply chain focused on small craft cannabis farms in Northern California. Craft marijuana firm Flow Kana closes $22 million raise is a post from: Marijuana Bu...

» Week in Review: Arizona’s defiant marijuana firms, California deadline & big cannabis investment in Iowa
06/07/18 10:30 from Marijuana Business Daily
Arizona cannabis companies defy a court decision banning the sale of extracts, California marijuana businesses deal with the state’s July 1 transition, and an emerging player in the MJ industry plans a large indoor grow in Iowa. He...

» Sweet Leaf’s Denver downfall complete: City takes away 26 cannabis business licenses
05/07/18 23:42 from Marijuana Business Daily
Sweet Leaf, once one of Colorado’s largest marijuana retailers, is being stripped of all 26 of its retail and cultivation licenses in Denver because of an alleged illegal multimillion-dollar sales scheme. Sweet Leaf’s Denver downfall com...

» Alberta announces agreements with 13 Canadian marijuana cultivation firms
05/07/18 23:40 from Marijuana Business Daily
It was a busy day for the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC), which announced Thursday it inked cannabis supply agreements with 13 cultivation firms. Alberta – which allows privately run cannabis retailers but will contain...

» California governor appoints members to cannabis business appeals board
05/07/18 21:55 from Marijuana Business Daily
California Gov. Jerry Brown has taken another step toward solidifying his state’s cannabis business permitting system with the appointment of three new board members who will oversee appeals from license applicants that have been d...

» Canopy Growth acquires Colombian medical marijuana firm, expands in Latin America
05/07/18 20:52 from Marijuana Business Daily
Canopy Growth on Thursday unveiled a multimillion-dollar plan to enter the Latin America medical cannabis market. The Smiths Falls, Ontario-based firm has launched a new subsidiary, Canopy LATAM Corp., which acquired Spectrum Cannabis Co...

» Oklahoma medical cannabis growers could face legal hurdle in obtaining seed
05/07/18 19:59 from Marijuana Business Daily
Cultivators selected for Oklahoma’s emerging medical marijuana industry may face a challenge in starting up operations, particularly when it comes to obtaining seed. Since marijuana products are prohibited by federal law from cross...

» Some California marijuana companies hurting from July 1 transition
05/07/18 18:29 from Marijuana Business Daily
The changeover to selling only lab-tested cannabis products and those with proper packaging has created hard times for some California retailers in early July, with a lack of compliant marijuana leaving a good number of shelves empty. Th...

» Content of illicit cannabis extracts used to treat children with epilepsy revealed
05/07/18 15:56 from Marijuana News -- ScienceDaily
A pioneering study has found carers who turned to medicinal cannabis to treat children with epilepsy overwhelmingly (75 percent) considered the extracts as 'effective'.

» Prince Edward Island to allow cannabis use in hotels
05/07/18 15:23 from Marijuana Business Daily
Prince Edward Island is throwing the door open for cannabis tourism businesses by allowing recreational marijuana consumption in guest rooms. Prince Edward Island to allow cannabis use in hotels is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: ...

» Sorting out the holdup with Massachusetts’ recreational cannabis rollout
05/07/18 10:30 from Marijuana Business Daily
An unofficial July 1 target date set by Massachusetts cannabis regulators for the kickoff of recreational sales has come and gone, and it’s still anybody’s guess when the adult-use industry will actually launch. The Massachusetts Cannabi...

» Arkansas aims for early 2019 medical marijuana launch
03/07/18 23:03 from Marijuana Business Daily
After a monthslong delay due to a court ruling, Arkansas is developing a plan that could result in the state’s medical cannabis program launching in early 2019, a state official said Tuesday. Scott Hardin, communications director a...

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