Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission selects 31-year-old as first director
The state agency created to oversee legal marijuana in Massachusetts, the Cannabis Control Commission, has selected its first executive director.
Raging fires hit northern California cannabis farms
California began to license and regulate its cannabis cultivation, processing and yields this year, just in time to be hit with a trial by fire, literally, that tore through parts of the famous Emerald Triangle. Hosts of the Emerald Cup intend to go forward with their annual competition and expo in Santa Rosa in December, […]
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Why Ohio growers may have to break the law to start medical marijuana crops
Ohio will be authorizing 24 companies to grow medical marijuana soon, but how can they legally import the seeds to begin sowing their crops?
Is this the next country to legalize recreational marijuana?
Jacinda Ardern, the new prime minister of New Zealand, said the nation will hold a referendum on whether to legalize recreational marijuana at some point over the next three years.
Feds now say they shouldn't have spent tax dollars to prosecute Washington medical marijuana growers
Federal prosecutors acknowledged that they shouldn't have spent money on the trial or appeals of the so-called Kettle Falls Five in Washington state.
Maine gov proposes delaying recreational sales until 2019
Maine's governor Gov. Paul LePage is proposing that lawmakers consider delaying recreational marijuana sales to 2019, rather than considering new regulations.
Colorado town's K-9 puppies will be trained to ignore weed
Rifle Colorado is retiring its oldest K-9 dog and welcoming two new puppies, who will be trained to ignore the smell of marijuana when sniffing out drugs.
ACLU says Pennsylvania should legalize marijuana, given racial disparity in arrests
Citing disproportionate arrest and prosecution of minorities and people of color, the ACLU called for an end to marijuana prohibition in Pennsylvania.
Montana MMJ enrollment up, but producers on hold for testing regs
Montana’s medical marijuana patient sign ups are increasing, but producers are waiting for revised testing regulations to be released before moving forward.
MassRoots shake-up: In wake of abrupt CEO switch, deal to acquire CannaRegs gets nixed
MassRoots Inc. went through a massive transition this week. In a span of two days, the Denver-based marijuana tech and social media firm no longer had its founder at the helm and no longer had an acquisition valued at $12 million on the docket.
Shopping mall seeks to bar marijuana dispensary from opening nearby
A shopping mall operator is trying to bar a medical marijuana dispensary from opening near a Philadelphia mall.
Want to start a cannabis business in California? Tips from a recent workshop
The California Bureau of Cannabis Control has organized three workshops to help scores of entrepreneurs navigate industry licensing ahead of the scheduled Jan. 1 start of adult-use marijuana sales.
Massachusetts Marijuana Legalization Advocates Urge Towns to Allow Regulated Businesses, Follow Marshfield Example
BOSTON, MA — Towns passing legal cannabis bans and moratoriums are guaranteeing continued market control by criminals and street dealers, the group behind the legalization measure passed by voters last November said today. The group praised Marshfield voters for rejecting a measure at a town meeting yesterday that would have banned marijuana retail facilities in […]
Recreational sales could start this weekend in another big Nevada city
Henderson, Nevada, near Las Vegas has approved the sale of recreational marijuana nearly four months after sales began across the state.
At least 31 legal cannabis farms have been destroyed in the California fires
At least 31 marijuana farms were destroyed and many more damaged by California wildfires, a number that is expected to rise significantly once evacuated farmers are allowed back to their property.
Jeff Sessions calls for "more competition" among medical marijuana growers for research
In testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday morning, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions called for "more competition" among growers who supply marijuana for federal research.
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