Tag: Dispensary

Ukrainian Immigrants Open Dispensary in West Virginia

Ukrainian immigrants looking for a better future are turning to opportunities in medical cannabis in multiple states. The Herald-Dispatch reports that a pair of Ukrainian immigrants are owners of a new dispensary opening up in Huntington, West Virginia. While one of the operators emigrated to the U.S. decades ago, they are proudly supporting their home […]

Cheech and Chong Launch Dreamz Dispensary Partnership in New Mexico

Tommy Chong and Cheech Marin of the iconic comedy duo Cheech and Chong announced their company’s entrance into the New Mexico cannabis market with a statewide partnership. According to a Sept. 14 press release, Dreamz Dispensary is partnering with Cheech and Chong Cannabis Co. to enter the New Mexico market. The duo celebrated the partnership […]

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” scheduled on September 5 at its location just across the street from the iconic Apollo Theater, according to CBS New […]

Curaleaf Launches Adult Use Cannabis Sales At Manchester, CT Dispensary – Curaleaf Holdings (OTC:CURLF)

Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. CURLF CURA has commenced adult use sales at its Manchester, Connecticut location. Located at 240 Buckland St, Manchester, CT 06042, Curaleaf Manchester is the company’s fourth dispensary in Connecticut to commence adult use sales. In January, Curaleaf Stamford became the company’s first retail location to welcome adult use cannabis consumers. Curaleaf Hartford […]

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 permits. A group of military veterans filed the lawsuit last week, arguing that the state’s rules limiting the first Conditional Use Retail […]

Red Lake Nation Opens Minnesota’s First Adult-Use Dispensary

Sales of regulated adult-use cannabis began in Minnesota on Tuesday with the launch of recreational marijuana sales at a dispensary located on the Red Lake Nation’s tribal lands.  The Red Lake Nation’s foray into the adult-use cannabis market on tribal lands in northwestern Minnesota coincided with the statewide legalization of recreational marijuana. Under legislation approved […]

New Law Gives Seattle Dispensary Employees Stronger Labor Protections

A newly enshrined ordinance in Seattle will give cannabis dispensary workers in the city stronger labor protections, part of an ongoing effort by leaders to make the marijuana industry more equitable.  The ordinance, which took effect last Wednesday, requires covered outgoing cannabis business employers to post “written notice of a change in control” and provide […]

Carjacked Auto Smashes Into Los Angeles Dispensary as Robberies Get More Brazen

Attacks on dispensaries in the Los Angeles area in California are getting more and more brazen and in some cases, violent. The latest incident involved suspects who drove a carjacked vehicle directly into an illegal cannabis dispensary in downtown Los Angeles in a smash-and-grab incident. On July 12, a group of suspects carjacked a vehicle […]

Long Island’s First Adult-Use Dispensary Opens To Huge Crowds

Long Island’s first legal recreational cannabis business cut its ribbon and opened its doors last week, marking another milestone in New York’s ever-expanding adult-use marijuana market.  The dispensary, called Strain Stars, opened on Saturday in Farmingdale, New York.  “It was a long way,” Kamaldeep Singh, an owner of the store, told local news station FOX5 […]

Santa Monica, California’s First Licensed Dispensary Opens Years After Approval

Though delivery services and dozens of dispensaries are open close by, steps away in Venice and surrounding areas, Santa Monica, California’s first medical cannabis dispensary with a permit will open. Though Santa Monica falls smack dab in the middle of “America’s largest legal weed market,” the McReynolds firm reports that The City of Santa Monica […]

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