Marijuana Business Daily

MA regulators reject plan to review pacts between localities, cannabis firms

Massachusetts’ top marijuana regulator rejected a proposal that would have allowed the agency to review agreements between municipalities and MJ firms – an arrangement that critics charge violates state law and puts smaller operators at a disadvantage. Thursday’s vote by the five-member Cannabis Control Commission followed an earlier request by commissioner […]

Report: Aurora Cannabis in talks to buy Uruguay-based ICC Labs

Alberta-based Aurora Cannabis is reportedly in negotiations to purchase ICC Labs, a licensed integrated cannabis company in Uruguay. The deal could be a significant change in a jurisdiction that, despite being the first in the world to federally legalize recreational cannabis, has encountered many difficulties implementing its adult-use framework. According […]

Australia sees significant increase in medical cannabis patient count

The streamlined processes for medical marijuana applications in Australia’s most populous state is starting to produce positive results, although patient access remains “appalling” across the country, according to at least one elected official. Data shared with Marijuana Business Daily by the New South Wales health regulator shows that 322 applications […]