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California Legalization Brings Host of Environmental Rules

Hopes are that legalization will help rein in environmental damage from black-market grows, much of it in Northern California old-growth forests.

Rhode Island Officials: Many Medical Cannabis Cultivators Will Fail

Rep. Scott Slater expressed his concerns about the large number of cultivators, adding that without an adult-use market, some cultivators are doomed to fail.

Guest Opinion: Don’t Let Big Business Shape California Cannabis

It is critical that as many California cannabis growers as possible have an opportunity to transition to a regulated system.

California Releases Applications for Cannabis Cultivation Licenses

Less than two weeks before legal sales are set to launch, California regulators have begun accepting applications for cannabis cultivation licenses.

How to Save Water in a State of Drought

Under strict new water rules in California, cannabis farmers who haven’t thought through their water use could be left out to dry.

Ohio Criticized for Marijuana Consultant’s Past Drug Conviction

Jimmy Gould, CEO of CannAscend, an unsuccessful applicant, publicized the 2015 conviction to protest the selection process.

California’s Limit on Big Growers Just Vanished. Here’s Why

The abrupt shift comes on the heels of costly, intensive lobbying on behalf of some of the state’s most powerful cannabis businesses.

Ohio Picks 12 Large Growers for Medical Cannabis Program

The state rounded out the list of 24 companies authorized to produce medicinal crops under a new system expected to go live by September.

Don’t Blame Wildfires for Rising California Cannabis Prices

The North Bay wildfires devastated California cannabis country—but other factors are far more responsible for recent swings in price.

Calaveras County Pivots, Will Consider Large-Acreage Grow Model

Rather than an all-out ban, some in the California county are now pushing for regulations that could decimate the area's cannabis cultivators.

Florida Department of Health Settles with Homestead Nursery

This is the fourth license awarded due to an administrative challenge or settlement. There are now 14 medical cannabis treatment centers in the state.

Ohio Picks 11 Smaller Growers for Medical Marijuana Program

Ohio has chosen its first 11 growers for its medical marijuana program, but it could be months before they can start their first crop.

Medical Marijuana Grower Gets Green Light in Pennsylvania

A licensed grower and processor of medical marijuana in northwestern Pennsylvania became the first with the state's approval to begin planting seeds.

Crowdfunding Site Cancels Aid to California Wildfire Victims—Because Cannabis

Rejection by third-party payment processors is a familiar story in cannabis, but abruptly ending an aid effort during a dire emergency somehow feels different.

Arkansas: Pulaski, Jefferson Counties Top Medical Cannabis Applications

The state's Medical Marijuana Commission received 95 applications for cultivation sites and will select no more than five. There are 227 applications for dispensaries.

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