Marijuana Business Daily

Some Michigan localities already saying ‘no’ to recreational marijuana

Some Michigan communities are already prohibiting adult-use marijuana businesses a little more than a week after voters in the state approved legalization of recreational cannabis. According to various newspaper reports, Niles City in southwestern Michigan and Pinckney village in the southeastern part of the state have decided to opt out at […]

MJBizCon 2018 begins with record attendance that reflects marijuana industry’s rapid growth

The annual MJBizCon that begins Wednesday is again setting record numbers for attendance and exhibitors, mirroring the marijuana industry’s explosive growth and its bullish prospects after voters in three states approved new MJ markets last week. Some 25,000 marijuana industry professionals, investors and entrepreneurs are expected to attend the three-day […]

Exec: Aurora Cannabis to expand in U.S. ‘moment it becomes allowable’

Canada’s leading medical cannabis company by revenue is ready to expand into the United States “the moment it becomes allowable,” one of its executives said at MJBizCon in Las Vegas. Marc Lakmaaker, vice president of Alberta-based Aurora Cannabis, discussed the multinational cannabis producer’s plan to enter the world’s largest economy […]

New cannabis business taking over Louisiana MMJ grower contract

Pennsylvania-based Ilera Holistic Healthcare is taking over the contract to grow medical marijuana on behalf of Louisiana’s Southern University for the state’s MMJ program. Shreveport TV station KTBS reported that the company with the initial contract – Advanced Biomedics – never became operational because of disputes between the owners. Ilera bought […]