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Washington Licensing Change Expected to Bring Frenzy of Business Activity

Washington cannabis regulators lifted a policy limiting cannabis businesses to a single production license—a change that could spark a flurry of mergers and acquisitions.

Florida Awards 2 More Medical Marijuana Licenses

Florida's Department of Health has licensed two additional medical marijuana treatment centers, in Eustis and Arcadia.

Vermont Governor Creating Commission for Cannabis Legalization

Meanwhile, at least two applicants have filed for a medical marijuana dispensary and cultivation license in Bennington, Vermont.

Former Congressional Aide Charged With Taking Cannabis Bribe

A former California congressional aide promised to "make things happen" to keep an illegal Compton cannabis shop in business — for a price, prosecutors allege.

Heavy Interest in North Dakota Medical Marijuana Network

“I'm pretty sure we're going to have the ability to have a dispensary in each part of the state,” said the director of the Health Department's medical marijuana division.

New York Authorizes 5 New Medical Marijuana Producers

New York state has authorized five more organizations to manufacture and dispense medical marijuana to improve patient access to cannabis medications.

Washington’s Top Cannabis Lab Hit With Suspension

Late last week the Liquor and Cannabis Board confirmed that Peak Analytics’ lab certificate was suspended by the Board on July 26th.

Maryland’s Highest Court Rules in Cannabis Licensing Case

Finalists seeking licenses to grow MMJ in the state can defend their interests in a legal challenge over how they were chosen, Maryland's highest court ruled.

Ohio’s Aspiring Cannabis Growers: A Closer Look

Ohio has some of the country's highest licensing fees. Yet that hasn't deterred business owners, minorities, or out-of-state investors from applying.

185 Apply for Ohio Medical Marijuana Cultivator Licenses

Ohio has received more than 180 applications for 24 licenses to grow cannabis under the state's new medical marijuana program.

Pennsylvania Grants 27 Medical Marijuana Dispensary Permits

Pennsylvania’s Department of Health has announced the winners of 27 medical cannabis dispensary permits.

Pennsylvania Awards 12 Cannabis Grower-Processor Permits

Pennsylvania officials are identifying the entities that Tuesday were awarded permits to grow and process medical marijuana.

LA’s New Proposed Cannabis Regs: Here’s What You Need to Know

After more than a year of community meetings and sometimes bitter industry infighting, the City Council released its draft cannabis regulations Thursday.

Washington’s Cannabis Law Is an Obstacle to Equity. It Doesn’t Have to Be.

Legalization was billed as a great equalizer of racial injustice, but the system to arise out of I-502 has only reinforced age-old barriers.

Diversity Lawsuit Asks Court to Halt Maryland Licensing Process

The wait for medicinal cannabis in Maryland could be even longer after a medical marijuana company filed an emergency motion Monday.

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