Marijuana lending activity cools, Vireo hires Linton, MA judge lifts MMJ vape ban & more

Cannabis companies confront fewer funding opportunities, Vireo Health taps Bruce Linton to help the multistate operator expand, a Massachusetts judge rules an emergency ban on Read more

Illinois hands out three more adult-use cannabis licenses, two in Chicago

Illinois hands out three more adult-use marijuana licenses, two in Chicago Illinois awarded three more medical marijuana retailers licenses to sell recreational cannabis, including two Read more

South Dakota marijuana update

South Dakota marijuana supporters push two ballot initiatives Groups that support marijuana legalization submitted petitions containing more than 80,000 signatures to the South Dakota Secretary Read more

Michigan nets 52 adult-use marijuana applications on first day

Marijuana regulators in Michigan received 52 recreational cannabis business license applications on the first day of the application period, a modest number because most communities Read more

Michigan marijuana firm raises a total of $25 million

C3 Industries, a cannabis producer and retailer based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, raised $16.5 million in private financing, allowing it to expand into existing markets Read more

Cannabis firm Green Thumb refuses to recognize Illinois union effort

Chicago-based Green Thumb Industries, a vertically integrated multistate cannabis company, is refusing to recognize a newly formed Teamsters unit at its cultivation facilities in Rock Read more

20 Denver marijuana dispensaries fail mold and yeast tests

Random tests for mold and yeast at more than two dozen Denver-area cannabis dispensaries resulted in 20 stores being ordered to hold or quarantine their Read more

Massachusetts plans marijuana, tobacco vape financial impact estimate

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration on Friday plans to file a statement estimating the financial impact to small-business owners from the statewide ban on all Read more

Medicine Man Technologies looks beyond Colorado after nearly $300M buying spree

Andy Williams, left, and brother Pete show off the original $150,000 check – given to them by stepfather Lou Zeman, center, and their mother, Michelle Read more

L.A. Council president requests redo of retail marijuana licensing round, sending shockwaves through market

City Council President Herb Wesson believes the latest marijuana business licensing round in Los Angeles should be redone. More confusion was added to the mix Read more