MMJ Business Daily

Multistate marijuana testing firm expanding into Oregon

Steep Hill, one of the largest U.S. cannabis testing labs, is expanding into Oregon – a move that will give the company a presence in eight states. The California-based company has licensed its brand and testing technology to a local Oregon partn…

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Aurora to raise additional CA$100M for domestic, global growth

Aurora Cannabis has arranged a private placement of its securities to raise another 100 million Canadian dollars ($80 million), giving the Alberta producer a cash cushion totaling more than CA$340 million. The deal comes just two days after Aurora offe…

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Oregon cannabis firm is shuttered for interstate transport

Oregon’s cannabis regulator has suspended the license of an extraction company after its owner was caught with a van full of marijuana products in Nebraska. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission worked in conjunction with law enforcement to invest…

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Kentucky task force will study medical marijuana legalization

Kentucky activists – including at least two elected officials – are part of a task force charged with studying  legalization of medical marijuana. The group – formed and led by Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes – will b…

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Week in Review: CA marijuana rules, Maryland’s MMJ launch & Sessions + cannabis

By John Schroyer, Bart Schaneman and Kristen Nichols California reveals the licensing rules for its marijuana industry, Maryland’s medical cannabis appears ready to launch, and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions indicates the DOJ has no plans to…

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3 medical marijuana titans team on ‘epic’ partnership to serve global market

A groundbreaking marijuana joint venture has been created. Three leading international cannabis businesses are pooling their intellectual property and technology to create products for the global marijuana market, starting with Canada. Under the joint …

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Quebec bill would create state-run cannabis stores

Quebec – Canada’s second most-populous province – introduced recreational marijuana legislation that would funnel retail sales through 15 government-run stores and ban consumers from growing marijuana at home. The bill, which must be …

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California unveils marijuana industry regulations

The largest legal marijuana marketplace in the United States is taking shape – at least on paper. California regulators released long-awaited rules Thursday that will govern the state’s emerging cannabis sector  from fields to sales. The re…

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Montana updates medical cannabis business rules

A slew of updated medical cannabis business rules for Montana companies has been proposed by the state health department The rules deliver more clarity to those looking to participate in the state’s MMJ industry, but the regulations have yet to b…

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Michigan 2018 rec marijuana campaign to submit signatures

A statewide campaign in Michigan to legalize recreational cannabis will submit signatures to state officials on Monday in the hopes of qualifying for the 2018 ballot. The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol plans to deliver roughly 363,000 sig…

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