BOSTON (AP) — Legal marijuana has reached a milestone of sorts in Massachusetts as sales of recreational pot climb over the $100 million mark.
Massachusetts Marijuana Deal Calls for Up to 20 Percent Tax on Pot Sales
State House and Senate negotiators reached an agreement Monday on a revamped version of Massachusetts' voter-approved marijuana law that would allow retail
Pennsylvania medical pot sales top $500M in first 2 years
Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program has passed a half-billion dollars in sales since it began dispensing the drug nearly two years ago
Michigan's pot agency issues rules on sales, growing
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The agency that regulates the selling and growing of marijuana in Michigan released emergency rules Wednesday to clarify the requirements for businesses that plan to sell pot to adults 21 and older Michigan's Marijuana Regulatory Agency plans to start taking business applications Nov. 1. The rules will remain in effect for six months and can be extended for another six months Under…
How many pot dispensaries should be in Palm Springs? Not everybody agrees
The planning commission recommended one dispensary for every 8,000 permanent residents in the city. Some residents said that logic was "flawed."
How Can I Keep My Pot Local?
It’s tough. But the Craft Cannabis Alliance wants to help.
Sales could make pot Oregon’s top crop
SALEM — Sales and tax figures collected by state agencies may finally solve one of Oregon’s long-running farm crop questions: whether marijuana is indeed the state’s most valuable crop, as cannabis advocates have always maintained.Tight controls and reporting requirements by the
How one California county closed all its medical marijuana dispensaries
For some California cities, officials say trying to shut down illegal pot dispensaries can seem like an endless game of Whack-a-Mole -- close one down, and another pops up. But in Riverside, officials appear to have whacked every last mole.
Zoning Rules Approved For Temporary Trailers, Storage Containers
Following a March 21 Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) public hearing, the P&Z unanimously approved a set of zoning regulations intended to better regulate the use of outdoor temporary trailers and storage containers for construction projects and for relocations At the outset of the session, Rob Sibley, town deputy planning director, told P&Z members that the town’s zoning enforcement officer often receives complaints about unsightly storage…
Marijuana Authority: Dispensary locations are secret
Medical marijuana dispensaries have popped up across Oklahoma over the past year, but lawyers for the state have decided the dispensaries' addresses are "private business information" and should not be
Jayne Dispensary Plans to Close on April 20 To Give Staff the Day Off
Owner Robb Arnold wants 4/20 to be a national holiday (Andrew Koczian) March 23 at 2:58 PM If you're going to stock up on weed for April 20, you'll need to actually plan ahead—at least, if Jayne is your chosen spot. The Northeast Portland dispensary is planning a 24-hour closure on April 20, in honor of 4/20. This marks the second year they will close to observe the day. "4/20 is the busiest sales day of the year, so closing seems silly, from…
Maine’s largest dispensary group threatens to sue state over proposed marijuana rules
The prospect of a legal challenge could slow down efforts to start commercial sales and efforts by state officials’ to enact long-delayed regulations.
From dogs to pot: 20 things that annoy locals about their neighbors
We asked readers what annoyed them the most about their neighbors. Here's what they said.
Michigan sales top $1.6M in first week of recreational pot
Recreational marijuana sales totaled about $1.6 million in the inaugural week of business at the first retail shops in Michigan.
Temporary fix: Cherry Hill may get 10-year reprieve
The controversial Sheepshead Bay supermarket that has been operating illegally for nearly six years took a major step towards legalization on May 7 when the local councilman threw his support behind a text amendment that would allow the business to operate for the next 10 years.
Fargo medical marijuana dispensary should be completed by mi...
FARGO -- Construction on a medical marijuana dispensary in a Fargo shopping district should be completed by mid-February, according to the corporation licensed to open the facility.All of the medicinal products sold at the Acreage North Dakota dispensary will come from manufacturing facilities licensed...
Hearing resumes before judge in Nevada pot license lawsuits
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A court hearing resumed Monday on complaints by dozens of businesses that Nevada's marijuana dispensary licensing process is unfair and unconstitutional Companies that weren't approved for new dispensaries want to block the state from issuing the new licenses Plaintiffs in at least seven lawsuits complain that the licensing process wasn't transparent, that temporary workers were improperly used to screen applicants, and the…
Newport Beach sues to halt what city calls a marijuana dispensary at Church of the Holy Grail
Newport Beach officials are asking an Orange County Superior Court judge to block an operation that identifies itself as a church but the city says is a marijuana dispensary violating local law.
Marijuana dispensary eyes Rte. 20 spot in Marlborough
Garden Remedies is planning to open a medical and adult use marijuana dispensary at a vacant storefront at Marlboro Square on Rte. 20. The company has
Ask a Stoner: Why Are Medical Dispensaries Disappearing?
Sadly, this looks like more of a trend than a phase.