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Payment Provider Pulls Out Of Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Payment Provider Pulls Out of Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Payment Provider Pulls Out of Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Only a week into the New Year and it’s already been a rollercoaster ride for medical marijuana in the United States. Though some states have overcome regulatory hurdles, it seems like Massachusetts medical marijuana dispensaries are running into new banking issues.

First Look at a New Association for the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Industry

First Look at a New Association for the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Industry

With cultivation and dispensary applicants navigating the application process for the Natural State’s medical marijuana program, a new association has formed to act as the voice for the Arkansas medical marijuana industry.

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association

Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association Launches

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A coalition of leaders in health care, agricultural and legal sectors has come together to form the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Association, the primary industry group for corporations and individuals involved in the state’s new medical marijuana economy.


Maryland Revises Scoring Timeline for Grower and Processor Applications

On Dec. 21, 2015, The Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission announced that it had revised its timeline for grower and processor applications, anticipating applicants approved in stage one to be notified by Summer 2016.

New York Banks

New York Banks Warily Eye Cannabusiness

With the advent of a legal medical marijuana business in the state of New York, the pressure is on to pass federal reform. Legalization of the medical market here has forced the banking issue into the spotlight of legalization like no other.


Ahead of the Curve: Could Vermont’s Legislature Legalize Recreational Cannabis?

When it comes to all things cannabis, there have been a couple of surprises of late on the East Coast, despite or perhaps because of the prevailing winds of regulation and legalization in California.

Maryland Market

State Market Analysis: Is the Maryland Market the ‘Next Big Thing’?

While enormous fanfare currently surrounds hot and developing marijuana markets already in play, like Oregon, Nevada, New York and California, East-coaster Maryland has begun to come into its own a bit more quietly.

California Regulations

Legislative Reaction: Industry Responds to New California Regulations

In what most are calling a landmark development not only for state regulation of the industry but for its potential impact on the national debate, lawmakers in California passed the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act on September 11, 2015.

Patient Data

Massachusetts Dispensary Accidentally Shares Patient Emails

Salem’s Alternative Therapies Group, a state-licensed dispensary, sent an email addressed to “Dear Patient” to 157 email addresses. The recipient patients were all visible to each other because they had been carbon copied.

Federal Funds

DEA Still Using Federal Funds to Prosecute State-Legal Users and Businesses?

On July 30, 2015, Reps. Sam Farr, D-Calif., and Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., sent a letter to the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Justice, the agency’s internal oversight office.


Does American Legalization Challenge Mexican Cartels?

One of the ongoing rationalizations for the legalization of the drug trade in the United States has been to stop the associated crime that comes with prohibition. The drug trade across the Mexican border is one of the bloodiest on a regular basis.

MJardin and 4Front Form Strategic Relationship to Better Serve the Cultivation and Production Needs of the Regulated Marijuana Industry

Denver and Phoenix, March 3, 2015 /Weed Wire/ − MJardin Management, LLC (“MJardin”), a Denver, Colorado-based cultivation management company, and 4Front Advisors, LLC (“4Front”), a Phoenix, Arizona-based consulting firm, today announced the formation of a strategic relationship.

strategic alliance

4Front and MJardin’s Strategic Alliance Offers Cohesive Solution for Industry

In an exclusive interview with MJINews, 4Front Advisors and MJardin revealed that they are entering into a strategic alliance to bring MJardin’s turnkey cultivation model to 4Front’s clients.