1st Legal Medical Pot Sold In Nevada 15 Years After Approval

Medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in Sparks.

NEVADA:  Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno. Dressed in polo shirts, tie-dyes and button-downs, about 75 people with medical marijuana cards lined up outside Silver State Read the full article…

Two Aspen Marijuana Shops Cited For Underage Sale To Enforcement Officer

Two recreational marijuana shops in Aspen were cited this week by state regulators for selling pot to an underage customer in a set of rare cases for the industry in Colorado.

COLORADO:  Two recreational marijuana shops in Aspen were cited this week by state regulators for selling pot to an underage customer in a set of rare cases for the industry in Colorado. The Marijuana Enforcement Division confirmed that it issued two citations after conducting seven underage compliance checks in Aspen. Since January 2014, the division Read the full article…

Why Project CBD Loses Motion To Dismiss $100 Million Lawsuit

Justice seems to be on the horizon for Medical Marijuana, Inc. as a California Superior Court has struck down Project CBD’s Anti-SLAPP motion and motion to reconsider in the ongoing court case between the two companies.

CALIFORNIA:  Months ago, Cashinbis broke a story that Project CBD’s industry damning ‘special report’ had been confirmed false by the original testing facility in addition to third party contributions. The news release systematically broke down the inaccuracies and false propagandas that littered Project CBD’s ‘report’ and led to the biggest lawsuit in the history of the cannabis Read the full article…

D.A.R.E. Accidentally Publishes Pro-Marijuana Legalization Post

The controversial substance abuse prevention group D.A.R.E. accidentally showed a surprisingly progressive change in its ideology this week.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  The controversial substance abuse prevention group D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) appeared to have made a surprisingly progressive change in its ideology Monday when it published a letter to the editor endorsing marijuana legalization. It turns out it was an accident. The post, titled “Purchasing marijuana puts kids at risk,” was published in The Columbus Read the full article…

Person Arrested After Police Discover Butane Hash Oil Lab At Puyallup Marijuana Shop

Puyallup police officers made one arrest after issuing a cease and desist letter and discovering a butane hash oil lab at a medical marijuana shop.

WASHINGTON:  Puyallup police officers made one arrest Tuesday after discovering a butane hash oil lab at Northwest Best marijuana shop. The lab was spotted by officers from the police department’s Problem Oriented Policing Unit. The officers were at the business located in the 1100 block of River Road NW to serve a cease and desist Read the full article…

State Panel To Vote On Medical Marijuana For Autism

A state panel is meeting again to consider whether to add extreme forms of autism to the conditions that qualify for medical marijuana.

MICHIGAN:  A state panel is meeting again to consider whether to add extreme forms of autism to the conditions that qualify for medical marijuana in Michigan. Supporters say oil extracted from marijuana has been effective in controlling severe physical behavior by kids with autism. The Michigan Medical Marijuana Review Panel is meeting Friday. The group’s Read the full article…

Price Hike Adds To Sticker Shock For Medical Marijuana

One of Minnesota's medical marijuana manufacturers has raised its prices substantially after less than a month in business, adding to a cost that many patients are already struggling to cover.

MINNESOTA:  One of Minnesota’s medical marijuana manufacturers has raised its prices substantially after less than a month in business, adding to a cost that many patients are already struggling to cover. Dr. Kyle Kingsley of Minnesota Medical Solutions told the Associated Press Thursday that the company raised prices on its pills, vapors and liquids by Read the full article…

New Marijuana Law Section in Michigan State Bar

A group of attorneys working to help people better understand marijuana laws has recently gained recognition from the State Bar of Michigan.

MICHIGAN:  Michigan’s medical marijuana law has been called confusing and inconsistent, but a group of attorneys is now working to help people better understand it. The group recently gained recognition from the State Bar of Michigan, which makes Michigan the second state to have a Marijuana Law Section of the state bar. The other is Colorado, where Read the full article…

Nevada’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary To Open

The first medical marijuana dispensary in Nevada is finally set to open in Sparks.

NEVADA:  The first medical marijuana dispensary in Nevada is finally set to open in Sparks. Silver State Relief will open its doors Friday. The dispensary’s general manager Aron Swan says his team is ready for business after spending nearly two years getting things ready. Silver State Relief sourced its marijuana plants from local card holders, Read the full article…

New York’s Medical Marijuana Licenses Expected To Be Awarded By Friday

The New York Department of Health is expected to announce either Thursday or Friday which five companies it has selected to award licenses to grow medical marijuana.

NEW YORK:  The New York Department of Health is expected to announce either Thursday or Friday which five companies it has selected to award licenses to grow medical marijuana under the Compassionate Care Act. This announcement, first reported by the Daily Freeman News of Kingston, New York, may come as a welcome, if long-awaited, surprise to the 43 companies Read the full article…