Parts of Ohio Still Split on Implementation of Medical Cannabis
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Ohio Still Split on Implementation of Medical Cannabis

Ohio State legislators recently passed a Medical Marijuana legalization bill that has been received with mixed reactions by different municipalities. Over fifty Counties shortly afterward proceeded to pass bans on cultivating, processing and distribution of cannabis. Findley, Huber Heights, and Lima are at the forefront of what seems to be a pull in the opposite […]

Florida Medical Cannabis Survives Hurricane Irma’s Destructive Force
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Florida Medical Cannabis Survives Hurricane Irma’s Destructive Force

Last week, everyone held their breath for the days leading up to Hurricane Irma. Now, as we Floridians begin picking up the debris, we can reflect on what was one of the strongest storms on record. For the burgeoning Florida medical cannabis business, that means being thankful for a tremendous amount of luck. What could […]

Pennsylvania Law Firms Begins Offering Services for Cannabis Businesses
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Pennsylvania Law Firms Begin Offering Services for Cannabis Businesses

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A handful of law firms are now offering legal counsel to Medical Cannabis entrepreneurs. This follows a highly anticipated move to legalize medical cannabis in Pennsylvania. Four law firms; Fox Rothschild, Pepper Hamilton, Cozen O’Connor, and Duane Morris have unveiled plans to tap into the new market- a bullish move that is not […]

Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board Quietly Disbanded
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Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board Quietly Disbanded

Details have emerged on a possible deal made to dissolve the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board. The deal described as a sell-off by the body’s advocates also aimed to introduce Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and terminal illness patients as new beneficiaries for a medical marijuana card. Democratic State Representative Lou Lang informed the board of the […]

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Nevada Judge Halts Recreational Pot Distributors While Panel Looks at Smoking Lounges

Carson City, Nevada – A district judge suspended the licensing of new recreational pot distributors on orders sought by the Independent Alcohol Distributors of Nevada. Judge James Todd Russel cited a denial of Liquor wholesalers’ rights to distribute recreational pot as bestowed upon them by the electorate. He went ahead to assert that the exclusivity […]

Hawaii Opens 2 Dispensaries and Expects Surge in Patients
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Hawaii Opens 2 Dispensaries and Expects Surge in Patients

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Health is preparing for an upswing of patients signing up for the state’s medical cannabis registry, as the only two medical marijuana dispensaries in the state are officially open for business. More than 18,000 patients have joined the state’s medical cannabis registry. This comes after the legislature passed their […]

Ohio Medical Cannabis Businesses Meeting Banking Hurdles
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Ohio Medical Cannabis Businesses Meeting Banking Hurdles

More than two months after applications for cultivator licenses were due to the state, many medical marijuana businesses are struggling to find banking institutions that will hold their money. Passed in June 2016, House Bill 523 legalized medical marijuana in the state of Ohio, although it’s still illegal at the federal level. But Attorney David […]