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Oregon Dispensary Beats School Zoning Challenge

A medical marijuana dispensary in Eugene, Oregon, has survived a push to shut it down under local zoning ordinances. In April, The Greener Side dispensary was notified that its license was being revoked by the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). Regulators claimed the dispensary was operating within 1,000 feet of a school. In a letter to […]

Oregon Dispensary Beats School Zoning Challenge is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily – Legal, Financial and Dispensary News

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PTSD Cannabis Study Hits Snag

The study of marijuana as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder has hit a major snag, which is discouraging news for the medical cannabis industry. Dr. Suzanne Sisley, who had received federal approval to study marijuana’s impact on veterans with PTSD, was terminated last week by the University of Arizona. The termination means Sisley must […]

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Raid Raises Questions Over Legality of CO Marijuana Lounges

A recent raid by police at a Denver marijuana lounge has prompted a debate over the legality of private clubs that cater to smokers. Denver police raided MaryJane’s Social Club on June 27, handcuffing smokers, seizing paraphernalia and ticketing the club’s owner for violating a state law banning indoor cigarette smoking. The club shut down after […]

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Los Angeles MMJ Farmers Market Attracts Thousands

A medical marijuana farmers market held in Los Angeles was such a resounding success that the organizer plans to hold it every weekend. Several thousand medical marijuana customers waited in line for up to several hours to enter the California Heritage Market in east LA. Billed as the city’s first-ever farmers market for medical marijuana, […]

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WA Marijuana Businesses Brace for Short-Term Challenges With Eye on Future

By Fred Dreier With recreational cannabis sales slated to start in Washington State this week, entrepreneurs are bracing for a host of short-term challenges involving everything from inventory and edibles to pricing and increased media attention. Yet some are stressing the need to take a long-term approach, saying businesses should avoid taking shortcuts Read MoreWA […]

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Week in Review: Cannabis Firms Lure Notable Names + Lessons in MA & Washington on Runway

By Chris Walsh A former state governor and an ex-Monsanto executive enter the medical marijuana industry, Massachusetts cannabis entrepreneurs learn some tough lessons and Washington prepares for the start of recreational sales. Here’s a closer look at some business-related developments in the cannabis industry over the past week: Read MoreWeek in Review: Cannabis Firms Lure […]

Week in Review: Cannabis Firms Lure Notable Names + Lessons in MA & Washington on Runway is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily – Legal, Financial and Dispensary News

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Marijuana Dispensary Sues IRS Over Cash-Only Rule

A medical marijuana dispensary in Colorado is challenging the Internal Revenue Service’s policy of charging extra fees to companies that pay taxes in cash. Allgreens, a dispensary in Denver, filed a lawsuit against the IRS this week because the agency assesses a 10% penalty on businesses that pay their federal employee withholding taxes in cash, […]

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