Showing 157 articles for
licensing

Crash or Cash: What’s Happening to California Cannabis Prices?

Tumbling wholesale prices and reports of epic oversupply are fueling fears of a cannabis crash in California. But there may be more stability to the market than we know.

On (Legal) Main Street USA, Old Fears Slow Cannabis Progress

For businesses that have spent time and money to obtain state cannabis licenses, local bans and moratoria can render them useless.

Massachusetts Regulators Can Begin Issuing Cannabis Licenses

The first shops could open their doors in Massachusetts on July 1, though how many and where they might be located remains to be determined.

Los Angeles Files Charges Against Dozens of Unlicensed Cannabis Businesses

City Attorney Mike Feuer said his office has filed 36 criminal cases against a total of 140 defendants associated with 32 cannabis shops and one delivery service.

Judge Presses Pause on Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Research Plans

The judge sided with dispensaries and growers, who argued registrants were meant to do research, not sell to the wider market.

California Co-Working Licenses Could Help Further Equity in Cannabis

Type S licenses were designed to reduce the barriers to entering California's legal cannabis market. But so far, not a single one has been issued.

Oregon Cannabis Processor Hit With CBD Oil Violations

A Portland-based company falsified track-and-trace data to divert CBD oil to at least two health and wellness centers, regulators say.

Oregon Cannabis Growers Turning to Hemp as CBD Extract Booms

Applications for state licenses to grow hemp—marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin—have increased more than twentyfold since 2015.

Arkansas Supreme Court Will Hear Medical Marijuana Case

The Arkansas Supreme Court says it'll hear oral arguments over a judge's decision to prevent the state from licensing companies to grow medical marijuana.

Equity Efforts Could Go Statewide Under California Bill

Some California cities have already introduced equity programs designed to give a leg up to communities hit hardest by the drug war. A new bill in Sacramento would expand the effort statewide.

Analysis: Few Ways Out of Arkansas’ Medical Marijuana Stalemate

A judge is urging officials to find a way to resume evaluating industry applications. That's going to be easier said than done.

Oregon County Aims to Step Up Cannabis Enforcement

The move by the Deschutes County Commissioners marks the latest effort by some Oregon counties to control the legal marijuana industry that they say is growing too fast.

Michigan Orders 210 Medical Marijuana Dispensaries to Close

Officials disclosed the figure Thursday, two weeks after it began issuing cease-and-desist letters. More than 150 of the shops are in Detroit.

Iowa Selects 5 Cities for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Dispensaries would be operated in Council Bluffs, Sioux City, Davenport, Waterloo and the Des Moines suburb of Windsor Heights.

Landlord Sues San Bernardino Over Cannabis Regulations

A woman who claims to be California's largest landlord of cannabis businesses sued the city of San Bernardino to overturn an ordinance that could bar her from the industry.

1 2 3 11