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California Issues First Round of Cannabis Licenses

Roughly two weeks ahead of legal sales, state regulators have granted the first batch of temporary cannabis business licenses.

2 Plead Guilty in Detroit Cannabis Licensing Conspiracy

Two family members who allegedly conspired to bribe suburban Detroit officials to persuade them to allow a medical cannabis dispensary have pleaded guilty.

Massachusetts Taking First Steps to Allow Cannabis Clubs

The Cannabis Control Commission unanimously approved a policy to allow the establishments, where patrons could to purchase and consume cannabis on site.

Coffee Shop Wants to Be Denver’s First Legal Cannabis Club

Colorado's largest city is reviewing the first application from a business seeking to be among the nation's first legal marijuana clubs.

Backers of Failed Ohio Legalization Effort Announce 2018 Push

Co-founders of Responsible Ohio revealed the "Free Market Adult Consumption of Marijuana" measure on Monday.

California Now Accepting Cannabis License Applications

The licenses cover state-regulated cannabis production of items such as edibles, concentrates, vape cartridges, and tinctures. Review will begin immediately.

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.

Sacramento to Consider Greenlighting Jan. 1 Cannabis Sales

If a Sacramento City Council vote goes as expected on Tuesday, California’s capital city will see retail cannabis sales begin sooner than San Francisco.

LA Equity Program Aims to Undo Impacts of Drug War

Los Angeles wants to ensure that a fair share of what’s expected to be a lucrative legal market belongs to those most affected by the drug war.

Boston Man Says Offensive Comments Misconstrued

The comments shocked both opponents and supporters of the proposed dispensary in a high-end shopping district.

Australian Cannabis Stocks Climb Amid Licensing Announcements

Cann Group charted a new high on news that it secured an import/export license for cannabis products, while penny stock The Hydroponics Company was also up.

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.

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