Michigan Medical Marijuana Sales Exceed $42M in 4 Months Now that they’re finally up and running, patients have purchased more than 8,700 pounds of medical cannabis from state-licensed provisioning centers. With roughly 300,000 registered patients, you might expect more purchasing power than the $42 million spent on medical cannabis since last November. But that figure, … Continue reading

Italy Decriminalizes Medical Marijuana Cultivation, May Be Step Toward Legalization Last Friday, Italian lawmakers officially decriminalized a number of minor crimes, the most important of which had to do with medical marijuana cultivation and marijuana research. Previously, approved pot growers who violated the country’s strict regulations—even in minor ways—could receive hefty punishments including time in … Continue reading

Arkansas Issues First Five Medical Marijuana Cultivation Licenses Some good news for prospective MMJ patients in Arkansas. Arkansas’ medical marijuana program made another important step on Wednesday. After some holdup, the state’s Medical Marijuana Commission issued its first licenses to five select cultivation companies. Arkansas Issues First Five Medical Marijuana Cultivation Licenses If there’s one … Continue reading

Cannabis Shortage In Canada Despite Increase In Cultivation Applicants A legal marijuana shortage could be on Canada’s horizon. One of the more persistent problems in the legal marijuana industry remains simple economics: supply has, for the most part, failed to meet demand, at least during the outset. Marijuana shortages are common occurrences in places where cannabis is … Continue reading

Rapid Growth In Maryland’s Medical Marijuana Sales After Legalization Caregivers say Maryland patients are turning to cannabis as an alternative to dangerous prescription medications. Maryland’s four-year-old medical cannabis program seems to have finally found its legs. Dispensaries opened their doors and began serving patients in late 2017. And so far this year, dispensary sales have … Continue reading

Marijuana Control Board Members With Weed Businesses Asked To Resign Marijuana Control Board Members With Weed Businesses Asked To Resign Drama has been brewing for cannabis businesses in Alaska. Drama is brewing in Alaska. Two members of the state’s Marijuana Control Board (MCB) have been accused of using their influential position to benefit their own … Continue reading