May 16, 2018

CLOSE Take a look inside the warehouse south of Downtown Des Moines being converted into Iowa’s first legal medical marijuana production facility. Kelsey Kremer/The Register Buy Photo Illustration depicting medical marijuana.(Photo: Mark Marturello/The Register)Buy Photo Iowa could get a second medical marijuana growing facility after all. Eight organizations told state regulators they might seek a license […]

Over 180 companies submitted applications to become medical marijuana cultivators in Ohio, and their names are just as punny as you’d expect. Kim Armstrong/The Enquirer …read more at

From Oregon to Pennsylvania, voters around the country participated in another round of primary elections on Tuesday. What could the results mean for marijuana reform? Here’s a glance at where winning gubernatorial nominees, plus victors in a handful of non-governor races, stand on cannabis. Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Primary Democratic winner: Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf The incumbent […]

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A senator in Rhode Island is introducing a bill that would legalize marijuana by following the framework set by neighboring Massachusetts. Sen. Joshua Miller, a Democrat, introduced the bill Wednesday. The proposal would create a system to tax and regulate marijuana in Rhode Island that mirrors the system in Massachusetts. Voters […]

Two Eastern Cape residents who have been using dagga for years breathed a sigh a relief after the high court stopped their prosecution. Kailyn Austin and Darryle Clarke were charged in the East London Magistrates’ Court with dealing in dagga and magic mushrooms. The two were bust‚ in separate incidents‚ by an undercover police officer […]

by Marilyn Davin, May 16, 2018 There are thousands of smart people in this country poring over the financial facts, straining to accurately predict business trends. Nowhere is that future murkier than in California’s nascent marijuana business, fully legal now in California since passage of Prop 64 and in chaos as cities and counties struggle […]

EDITOR’S NOTE: Interested in the marijuana business industry? NJ Cannabis Insider is a new premium intelligence briefing that features exclusive weekly content geared toward entrepreneurs, lawyers and realtors. View a sample issue. New legislation designed to “significantly increase” access to New Jersey’s medical marijuana program would allow more dispensaries and cultivation centers to open and […]

Shutterstock Although the United States government has made it difficult for the scientific community to research the medicinal benefits of the cannabis plant, one state plans to learn more about the therapeutic properties of pot on its own. Pennsylvania is determined to lead the nation in medical marijuana research. The state has already taken a bold leap, sticking its middle finger […]