Massachusetts keeps cannabis vape ban, orders quarantine of products as regulators focus on suspect additive

Massachusetts regulators maintained a ban on the sale of cannabis oil vaporizers and devices after ordering marijuana retailers to quarantine the products on Tuesday, dealing a financial Read more

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

Missouri Medical Marijuana Applications

Large marijuana firms dominate Missouri business applications  Multistate cannabis operators filed the largest number of applications for medical cannabis licenses in Missouri, according to the 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

USDA issues hemp rules, Mexican recreational cannabis vote delayed, spring rollout for Michigan’s rec market & more

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) unveils its hotly anticipated hemp regulations, Mexico’s bid to legalize recreational marijuana is delayed, sales of adult-use MJ in 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

Curaleaf amends Cura Partners marijuana deal; antitrust hurdle cleared

Curaleaf, a Massachusetts-based, multistate cannabis operator, is amending the terms of its pending acquisition of Cura Partners because of changing market conditions. Curaleaf, which initially Read more

Maine cannabis retailers see spike in vaporizer sales after Massachusetts vape ban

Cannabis retailers in Maine are seeing a spike in sales of vape cartridges, likely a result of the ban on sales of vaping products in Read more