MedMen Acquires First Dispensary In San Francisco Bay Area

MedMen Expands Footprint in its Home State into Northern California

CALIFORNIA: MedMen Enterprises announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a licensed dispensary from Berkeley Patients Group in Emeryville, California. As a result of the transaction, MedMen will have one of only two adult-use licenses issued in the City of Emeryville, just outside San Francisco. The dispensary is located in a young professional hub Read the full article…

Clark County NV Picks 18 Applicants For Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

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NEVADA: They came from near and far. Las Vegas Valley developers, medical marijuana industry veterans from Colorado and area doctors were among them. The odds were against them. Seventy-nine applicants — down from 81 — aiming for part of the region’s next industry: medical marijuana. And Clark County had just 18 slots for medical marijuana Read the full article…

After Nearly Losing His Olympic Gold Medal To A Positive Marijuana Test, Ross Rebagliati Now Wants To Sell Weed To Canada

Ross Rebagliati wants to be the biggest medical-marijuana dealer in Canada. If that means sparking up some Cotton Candy ("It's a new strain. I love it.") or Super Lemon Haze ("It smells like lemon. What more could you ask for?") on a Thursday afternoon, so be it. Rebagliati spits at the maxim not to get high on your own supply.

CANADA: The first cough is a sign. The second is a dead giveaway. Then the laughing starts, big bellyfuls of guffaw, and considering one of the most famous stoners in the world is on the other end of the phone from which all the noise emanates, only one question seems appropriate. Dude, are you getting high Read the full article…

Targeted Colombian Marijuana Businessman Spoke Before Denver City Council

Uribe is connected to VIP Cannabis, which was raided Thursday by agents with the U.S. Dept. of Justice and the Internal Revenue Service.

COLORADO:  Gerardo Uribe, one of the targets in a federal raid last week on Denver-area marijuana businesses, spoke to the Denver City Council during a public hearing in September about marijuana regulations. Uribe told the council he owns seven dispensaries in Denver, eight grows and a manufacturing business with 160 employees and wanted help in getting licensed. Read the full article…

Mass. Releases List Of Proposed Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Under the state’s medical marijuana law, every county will have at least one and no more than five dispensaries. Each company was allowed to apply for up to three. The centers will be not-for-profit businesses, and applicants were required to prove they had at least $500,000 in cash on hand for start-up costs for each dispensary proposed.

MASSACHUSETTS: The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released a county-by-county breakdown of the 100 final applications for medical marijuana dispensaries. Middlesex County leads the way with 17 dispensary applications submitted by 16 companies. Five companies are competing to open dispensaries in Framingham. One of them, Massachusetts Compassionate Patient Care Corp., applied to open a second dispensary in Read the full article…

Massachusetts Sees 100 Bids To Open Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Just 100 organizations submitted applications by the 3 p.m. deadline, but roughly a third of those that survived the first-round cut in September chose not to go forward.

MASSACHUSETTS: The list of companies vying to open Massachusetts’ first medical marijuana dispensaries has been pared down significantly, according to the latest numbers released Thursday by state regulators. Just 100 organizations submitted applications by the 3 p.m. deadline, but roughly a third of those that survived the first-round cut in September chose not to go forward. Many prospective Read the full article…

California Medical Marijuana Dispensary Allowed To Relocate

Supporters of the Green Remedy medical marijuana dispensary embraced after the city council gave them permission to relocate.

CALIFORNIA: The Richmond City Council approved a permit Tuesday night to allow a marijuana dispensary to move from its current location near Hilltop Mall to a largely abandoned street on Bissell Avenue, less than one block from the Target on Macdonald. The vote to move the Green Remedy Collective was unanimous with Council Member Jael Myrick Read the full article…