So What Exactly is DispensaryNext? DispensaryNext is a 2-day conference & expo focused on the next generation of products, services, and strategies for cannabis dispensaries. Find the latest profit and process improving technology from front-office to grow room, explore best practices from leading dispensaries across both medical and recreational markets, and connect with peers from […]

Company Background Trove Cannabis is among the fastest growing recreational marijuana stores in Washington state. Located in Bellingham, it offers the area’s best selection of high-quality marijuana flower, infused edibles, concentrates, and topical cannabis products. Trove also has a knowledgeable sales staff. Known for its exceptional customer service and product quality, Trove is so well […]

DispensaryNext Conference & Expo is making its second appearance in Portland, OR this February 1 + 2, 2016 at the Red Lion Jantzen Beach Hotel. Whether you are in the process of starting a dispensary or working to maintain a world-class shop, this event is designed for you. As an attendee of DispensaryNext, you will […]

Thanks to legalization of recreational cannabis and the progress of medical legislation in a growing number of states, the days of buying your bud from a strip mall shop with bars on the window or your friendly black market delivery guy are long gone. An entirely new business is booming with interior and architectural design […]

As the Cannabis industry develops and legalization efforts sweep the nation, high standards of conduct must emerge for cannabis dispensaries around the country. DispensaryNext is designed to highlight the cannabis retailers “doing it right” in this rapidly emerging market. It’s an opportunity to look critically at what we’re doing as an industry, learn from models […]

The month of March seemed to just fly by on account of great bud and a torrent of encouraging cannabis news. We witnessed a pediatrician make a gun-to-the-head choice between alcohol or marijuana, and the DEA make a fool itself over the danger of stoned bunny rabbits. Utah made surprising progress on a medical marijuana […]

As a sign of support for the Seattle Seahawks as they face the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, a dedicated Seattle medical marijuana dispensary is rolling 12,000 joints in honor of the team—and the 12th man. According to NBC Bay Area, Solstice has doubled its output, rolling about 180 to 220 […]

Legalized marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the country with 74 percent market growth from 2013 to 2014, according to a report released Monday. ArcView Market Research has published its third State of Legal Marijuana Markets report, showing that the industry reached $2.7 billion in total sales nationwide last year, up from $1.5 billion in […]

Seibo Shen made a lot of money in tech — he was an early employee at four startups that were acquired or went public. But for his latest venture, he didn’t just want to “add another zero to my bank account.” He wanted to rekindle that startup thrill while selling a product he truly cared […]

The medical marijuana, real estate management and multi-media company, Primco Management Inc., announced that the Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Seattle Green Care, a fully licensed medical marijuana delivery service with over 200 active patients. Primco will move the Seattle Green Care operations to its Suzy Q’s location, immediately granting access to […]

Under new zoning rules, Chicago medical marijuana dispensaries are coming to busy shopping areas despite the city’s initial attempt to hide them away at the edges of the city. That means a medical marijuana dispensary could potentially open next door to a tony restaurant on Randolph Street or in River North near touristy fast food […]

Medical marijuana delivery services are popping up at a rapid clip in Southern California as entrepreneurs look to skirt dispensary bans and lower overhead. In Los Angeles, for instance, some dispensaries that are now considered illegal under Proposition D are closing their storefronts and opening delivery services, according to the Los Angeles Times. One business, called Speed Weed, […]

*Note: This article was published preceding the November 2014 elections. SEE THE UPDATED NOVEMBER 2016 INITIATIVE HERE.    Winners of Florida’s five, highly sought-after medical marijuana licenses could be selected through lotteries, according to a draft rule released last week by the Department of Health. The Florida law recently signed by the Governor doctors allows doctors to […]

The marijuana movement is swiftly spreading across the United States, and with it comes new jobs and natural relief from health ailments for an abundance of Americans. Many recent college graduates are finding jobs in the booming marijuana industry via 420careers, the marijuana industry’s premier job board website, where cannabis-related businesses can freely post their […]

Next Generation Energy Corp. and its wholly owned subsidiary, NextGen Cannabis Consulting LLC, which provides staffing, IT, security, financial, legal and advisory dispensary management services to the medical marijuana industry, announced that BioTrackTHC has been selected as software partner for the Company’s DMS (Dispensary Management System). Darryl Reed, Next Generation CEO, stated that “our technical team […]

The number of people who can obtain medical marijuana in Vermont could increase under a bill that has passed the legislature and is now on its way to the governor for his signature.  Under Vermont’s current medical marijuana law, no more than 1,000 people can be registered to receive medical marijuana. Senator Jeannette White says […]

An automated pot-selling machine was unveiled in Avon, Colorado, suggesting a new era of selling marijuana and pot-infused snacks from vending machines directly to customers. The pot machine could also help dispensary owners cut down on employee theft. The machine is built by American Green and the creators of the ZaZZZ machine say that the device […]

Connecticut awarded six medical marijuana licenses to retail outlets last week. The six licenses were chosen from 27 applicants. The six businesses are: Arrow Alternative Care Inc., 92 Weston St., Hartford Bluepoint Apothecary LLC, 469 E. Main St., Branford D&B Wellness LLC, 2181 Main St., Bridgeport Prime Wellness of Connecticut LLC, 75 John Fitch Boulevard, South […]