Tag Archives: licensing

In order to keep 5 marijuana licenses, Colorado town trustee resigns 2 days after winning election

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A Grand Junction area trustee has announced that he is resigning less than 48 hours after winning the election. Jesse Loughman says he is giving up the Palisade office so he can keep his five

Marijuana regulators send cease order to 954 businesses in California

DENVER (AP) — Nearly 1,000 individual cannabis businesses have been sent cease-and-desist letters or emails by California regulators during an ongoing enforcement process, a first step in a long effort to ensure the state’s industry is fully regulated and operating

Michigan closed 210 medical marijuana shops in the last 2 weeks. Most were in Detroit

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan regulators said Thursday that they ordered the closure of 210 medical marijuana businesses over a two-week period, largely because their owners failed to apply for a state license by a mid-February deadline or did not receive

Arkansas judge tosses state’s medical marijuana licensing process

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas judge on Wednesday struck down the state’s decision to issue its first licenses to grow medical marijuana, ruling that the process for awarding the permits and the rankings of applicants were unconstitutional. Pulaski County

Arkansas judge rejects bid to quash medical marijuana license lawsuit

Published: Mar 16, 2018, 1:22 pm • Updated: Mar 16, 2018, 1:22 pm By The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas judge who blocked the state from issuing its first licenses to grow medical marijuana has rejected an

Michigan closes 40 medical marijuana businesses

Published: Mar 16, 2018, 12:57 pm • Updated: Mar 16, 2018, 12:57 pm By The Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Michigan officials have shuttered 40 medical marijuana businesses that were operating without valid licenses and they’re expected to warn hundreds

Arkansas judge blocks state from licensing medical marijuana growers

Published: Mar 14, 2018, 10:52 am • Updated: Mar 14, 2018, 10:54 am By The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas judge has temporarily blocked the state from issuing licenses to five companies to grow medical marijuana in

First challenges filed over Arkansas medical marijuana licenses

Published: Mar 13, 2018, 8:24 pm • Updated: Mar 13, 2018, 8:26 pm By The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas regulators are receiving a flurry of challenges to the licensing of the state’s first medical marijuana growers. The

Arkansas medical marijuana firms gravitate to Pine Bluff area

Published: Mar 6, 2018, 1:29 pm • Updated: Mar 6, 2018, 1:29 pm By The Associated Press PINE BLUFF, Ark. — A medical marijuana firm originally from northeast Arkansas has chosen to build its cultivation plant in the Pine Bluff

Arkansas names 5 companies picked to grow medical marijuana

Published: Feb 28, 2018, 3:48 pm • Updated: Feb 28, 2018, 3:48 pm By The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas took the first step Tuesday toward launching its medical marijuana program, as state regulators named the five

Want to start a cannabis business in California? Tips from a recent workshop

Published: Oct 19, 2017, 7:53 am • Updated: Oct 19, 2017, 7:53 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian An hour after the start of Friday’s workshop on how to get a state license to run a cannabis business, some

Gorilla Glue adhesives company reaches settlement with cannabis business

Published: Oct 4, 2017, 2:12 pm • Updated: Oct 4, 2017, 2:41 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff An adhesives firm and a cannabis business have agreed to patch up their differences and send the “gorilla” packing from dispensaries.

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