Tag: medical marijuana dispensaries

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September 17, 2014
09/17/2014
The Banking Bind: How Federal Law Is Making Business Difficult for Cannabis Dispensaries 

The Banking Bind: How Federal Law Is Making Business Difficult for Cannabis Dispensaries 

While cannabis remains federally illegal, the banks hesitate to serve medical dispensaries despite their treatment as legal businesses by the state.
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September 16, 2014
09/16/2014
New Jersey’s Broken Medical Marijuana Program Continues to Hurt Patients

New Jersey’s Broken Medical Marijuana Program Continues to Hurt Patients

New Jersey remains a poor excuse for a medical marijuana state, and patients continue to suffer the consequences. Currently, there remain only three dispensaries in the state,...
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September 15, 2014
09/15/2014
Tips for Buying Legal Weed in Colorado: Your Vape Pen Will Probably Not Work

Tips for Buying Legal Weed in Colorado: Your Vape Pen Will Probably Not Work

After working in sales in the marijuana industry for over two years, I’m ready to admit something that I wish I could tell every customer who wants...
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September 12, 2014
09/12/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.09.10)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.09.10)

The Florida initiative is in a close fight, hearings are coming in Hawaii, draft regulations are coming in Maryland, Illinois begins taking medical marijuana business applications, and...
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September 10, 2014
09/10/2014
Oregon Health Authority Orders 9 Illegal Dispensaries to Shut Down

Oregon Health Authority Orders 9 Illegal Dispensaries to Shut Down

The Oregon Health Authority has ordered nine unlicensed medical marijuana dispensaries, six of them in Portland, to shut down since the state launched its dispensary program in...
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September 10, 2014
09/10/2014
Massachusetts Marijuana Dispensaries Need Access to Banking System

Massachusetts Marijuana Dispensaries Need Access to Banking System

Nearly two years after Massachusetts voters approved medical marijuana, nine distribution centers are to open next year in places like Brookline, Lowell, Salem, and Quincy. The state licensing...
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September 9, 2014
09/09/2014
Cannabis 101: Shop Around Dispensaries

Cannabis 101: Shop Around Dispensaries

I found this new place had all the same stuff I liked about the first one, but at about 2/3 the price. After that visit, I...
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August 29, 2014
08/29/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.08.27)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.08.27)

A study finds marijuana may lower opiate overdose rates, a California appeals court decision is good news for dispensary operators, Connecticut gets its first dispensary, and more....
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August 21, 2014
08/21/2014
A Classic Example of Why Regulating Marijuana in California Is So Tricky

A Classic Example of Why Regulating Marijuana in California Is So Tricky

California still has no centrally-run state program to license and regulate medical marijuana cultivation and facilities, even 18 years after the passage of Prop 215 and the...
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August 15, 2014
08/15/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.08.13)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.08.13)

California’s controversial medical marijuana regulation bill is going down to the wire, Delaware will soon see its first dispensary, Guam will vote on a medical marijuana initiative...
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August 14, 2014
08/14/2014
Delaware Officials Announce First Medical Marijuana Compassion Center

Delaware Officials Announce First Medical Marijuana Compassion Center

After more than three years and numerous delays, Delaware’s first pilot medical marijuana dispensary has finally been approved! On Monday, August 11, the Department of Health and Social Services finalized...
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August 8, 2014
08/08/2014
Medical Marijuana Patients Want Cleaner Air on California Coast

Medical Marijuana Patients Want Cleaner Air on California Coast

Marijuana patients claim in court that San Diego and the California Coastal Commission will foul the air, snarl traffic and force people to grow marijuana indoors, wasting...
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August 8, 2014
08/08/2014
$50,000 in Marijuana Stolen From Seattle Dispensary

$50,000 in Marijuana Stolen From Seattle Dispensary

Seattle police report someone cut a large hole in the wall at a Georgetown medical-marijuana dispensary and made off with $50,000 worth of pot Wednesday morning.
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August 1, 2014
08/01/2014
Medical Marijuana Trucks May Be Coming to Florida

Medical Marijuana Trucks May Be Coming to Florida

Florida pot dispensers could truck their product to patients, under a revised rule proposed by health regulators in advance of a workshop Friday about the state’s move...
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July 17, 2014
07/17/2014
Medical Marijuana Clinics Sprout Up in Toronto

Medical Marijuana Clinics Sprout Up in Toronto

This month, two clinics specializing in prescription cannabis opened their doors for the first time in Toronto, Canada’s largest city. While medical marijuana has been available through...
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July 16, 2014
07/16/2014
San Jose Marijuana Dispensaries Giving Away 45,000 1-Gram Stashes of Pot in Ballot Referendum Effort

San Jose Marijuana Dispensaries Giving Away 45,000 1-Gram Stashes of Pot in Ballot Referendum Effort

In San Jose, a group of lawyers, dispensary owners, and medical marijuana users named The Silicon Valley Cannabis Coalition organized the giveaway of 45,000 individual grams of pot...
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July 15, 2014
07/15/2014
Chicago Committee to Implement Illinois’ Medical Marijuana Program

Chicago Committee to Implement Illinois’ Medical Marijuana Program

Until now, Chicago has been unable to take advantage of Illinois’ medical marijuana law. However, the Chicago Sun Times reports that the Chicago Joint Committee on Administrative...
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July 15, 2014
07/15/2014
Edibles Review: Incredibles Mikiba Bar

Edibles Review: Incredibles Mikiba Bar

One of the most interesting new edibles I’ve seen recently in Colorado dispensaries has been the Incredibles Mikiba Bar. With several grams of protein, fiber and actual...
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July 11, 2014
07/11/2014
Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.09)

Medical Marijuana Update (2014.07.09)

New York becomes the 23rd medical marijuana state, North Carolina becomes a high-CBD cannabis oil state, Utah issues the first permits for high-CBD cannabis oil, Californians prepare...
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July 8, 2014
07/08/2014
New York Becomes the 23rd Medical Marijuana State!

New York Becomes the 23rd Medical Marijuana State!

On Saturday, June 5, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act into law, making New York the 23rd state with an effective medical marijuana law. The law goes...
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