More Than 150 Oklahoma Dispensaries Face New State Fines
More than 150 Oklahoma medical marijuana dispensaries have received letters from state regulators notifying owners that they owe thousands of dollars in fines for transactions that do not comply with the state’s medical...
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New York Judge Approves Two Cannabis Retailers To Open
A New York Judge recently issued a court order that allows just two cannabis retailers to open for business, while hundreds of others are put on hold. On Oct. 6, Judge Kevin Bryant permitted Manhattan-based ConBud LLC and...
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Montana Judge Pauses New Fees For Weed Dispensaries
A Montana judge has ordered state cannabis regulators to delay the enforcement of steep new fees for marijuana dispensary business licenses while a suit challenging the new fee structure is heard by the courts. The 60-day...
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Pot Pride
More than any big city in America, San Francisco has always been on the cutting edge of cannabis consumption––from the beats and poets smoking “mezz” while inhabiting the 1950s North Beach “beat scene” to the...
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New York City Opens Third Legal Cannabis Store
Cannabis retail locations are rolling out in the largest city in the U.S. while unlicensed locations thrive despite numerous efforts to shut them down. New York City opened its third legal, adult-use cannabis store on Feb....
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Harlem Set To Open First Legal Dispensary
It is a celebratory time in one of New York City’s most historic neighborhoods, which will open its first legal marijuana dispensary next week.  The dispensary, known as Gotham Buds, has a “tentative grand opening”...
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Study: Legal Pot Retailers Not Linked To Rise In Crime
According to a study published this month in the Annals of Regional Science, the opening of a state-regulated cannabis dispensary “has no significant impact on local crime in the average neighborhood.” If you’re reading...
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New York Judge Pauses Cannabis Dispensary Licensing
A New York judge on Monday issued a temporary injunction barring state cannabis regulators from issuing licenses for retail marijuana dispensaries in response to a lawsuit challenging the rules for obtaining the lucrative...
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Judge Lifts Ban on Dispensary Licenses in Brooklyn
A federal court in New York on Tuesday cleared the way for state regulators to begin issuing adult-use cannabis dispensary licenses to prospective business owners in Brooklyn and elsewhere.  The New York Times reports that...
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New York Cultivators Have Too Much Weed on Their Hands
A recent report from Associated Press (AP) News examined the state of cannabis cultivation in New York, spotlighting issues with current conditions. In an interview, AP News spoke with cultivator Seth Jacobs of Slack Hollow...
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Detroit Awards First Recreational Dispensary Licenses
Detroit officials on Thursday issued nearly three dozen licenses for retail adult-use cannabis shops, more than four years after Michigan voters approved a measure to legalize recreational marijuana in the state. The licenses...
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Arts District Cannabis Reopens in Los Angeles
Located in the heart of Los Angeles’ Arts District, the impossibly popular Coast to Coast Cannabis dispensary will open its doors at 542 Alameda Street, on July 1, as the newly relaunched Arts District Cannabis.  The rebranded...
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First Social Equity Dispensaries Open in Illinois
A pair of newly opened recreational cannabis shops in Chicago have made history as the state of Illinois’ first two social equity marijuana dispensaries.  CBS Chicago reports that Ivy Hall Damen, whose ownership team is...
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Cannabis Lounge Planned for Atlantic City Hotel
Visitors to Atlantic City could have the convenience of a cannabis dispensary and consumption lounge located just off the famed Boardwalk as soon as this summer under plans being considered for one of the city’s vintage...
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New York Will Double Number of Cannabis Retailer Licenses
Regulators in New York announced this week that the state would double the number of cannabis retailer licenses, bringing the total number of Conditional Adult-Use Retail Dispensary (CAURD) Licenses for recreational marijuana...
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Second Legal Dispensary Set To Open in NYC
Already home to the Empire State’s first and only legal recreational cannabis dispensary, New York City will soon make way for a second.  Gothamist reports that a new pot dispensary called “Smacked” will open this...
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The Ultimate San Francisco Dispensary Crawl
I carried my bike up the stairs up and out of Embarcadero Station in downtown San Francisco. It was a clear and sunny day, although you couldn’t really tell between all of the buildings. I came here looking for a challenge....
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New York Retail Dispensary Licenses Announced
The New York Office of Cannabis Management (OCM) announced its final list of applicants who will be issued the first retail cannabis licenses in the state. Thirty-six applicants were announced on Nov. 20, which were chosen...
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