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Nevada regulators OK a marijuana-gaming...
by Omar Sacirbey on May 18, 2018 at 10:15 pm
Marijuana stores with slot machines? Casinos with gamblers drawing on vape-pens? Not yet. But early inroads are perhaps being made. The Nevada Gaming Commission ruled unanimously that a gaming […]
Medical cannabis legalization headed to...
by Jeff Smith on May 18, 2018 at 8:49 pm
An effort in Missouri to pass narrow medical marijuana legislation to pre-empt ballot initiatives died this week, shortly before the end of the session. The lack of agreement by lawmakers paves the […]
California updates regulations for marijuana...
by John Schroyer on May 18, 2018 at 7:23 pm
The three California agencies that oversee licensing for the state’s marijuana companies on Friday issued updated emergency regulations. The new extended rules will govern the industry for up […]
MA entrepreneurs fear local resistance, fees will...
by Omar Sacirbey on May 18, 2018 at 4:17 pm
Massachusetts’ recreational marijuana program is set to launch July 1, but cannabis business executives in the state predict that fewer than a dozen retail marijuana stores will be ready to […]
Ohio recreational marijuana campaign cleared to...
by John Schroyer on May 18, 2018 at 3:59 pm
An Ohio campaign to legalize adult-use cannabis has gotten the go-ahead to begin collecting signatures to place a ballot question before voters in November 2019. The campaign, Ohio Families […]
New Jersey dispensary partners with John...
by John Schroyer on May 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm
A longtime medical cannabis dispensary in New Jersey has struck a partnership with Acreage Holdings, the multistate marijuana business that last month brought former House Speaker John Boehner onto […]
Week in Review: Medical marijuana research,...
by Bart Schaneman on May 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm
Pennsylvania approves eight universities to conduct medical marijuana research, a company spurned for a Louisiana license sues the state, and Ohio awards an additional MMJ permit. Here’s a […]
Marijuana investment firm Merida surpasses $50...
by John Schroyer on May 18, 2018 at 10:30 am
New York-based Merida Capital Partners, a private equity fund that has been investing in cannabis companies since 2012, announced that it’s amassed more than $50 million in assets under […]
Powerful congressional panel puts medical...
by Jeff Smith on May 17, 2018 at 11:22 pm
In a historic maneuver that signifies growing support in Washington DC for medical marijuana, a key congressional committee voted Thursday to continue to protect lawful state MMJ programs from […]
Alaska regulators still backed up on recreational...
by Jeff Smith on May 17, 2018 at 7:51 pm
It’s a recurring theme: Alaska is struggling with a backlog of marijuana license applications. About 470 applications are in various stages of the process, according to a May 8 […]