Category Archives: North Dakota Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

ND medical cannabis market inches onward as state hands out first patient cards

North Dakota has begun issuing medical marijuana cards to patients and caregivers, which marks another step forward as the state has spent nearly two years setting up a regulated distribution system for the MMJ market. Voters in the state approved medical cannabis in November 2016. Here are the basics surrounding the situation: North Dakota’s health department […]

North Dakota taps two more firms to open medical marijuana dispensaries

North Dakota’s Health Department selected companies to open medical cannabis dispensaries in Grand Forks and Williston, and those companies now are invited to move forward with the registration process. It’s the latest development in the state’s ongoing efforts to set up a system for medical marijuana, which voters approved two years ago. Here’s what you […]

Former North Dakota AG leads new group opposing legalized marijuana

As North Dakota voters look to decide whether to approve adult-use cannabis in the state’s November general election, opposition is mounting. Former North Dakota Attorney General Bob Wefald is reportedly leading a statewide campaign against Measure 3, the ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana. Fargo TV station KVRR reported that a variety of groups are opposing the measure, […]

North Dakota recreational cannabis measure approved for ballot

Supporters of legalizing recreational marijuana in North Dakota have succeeded in bringing the matter to a public vote later this year. Proponents submitted more than the required 13,452 valid petition signatures to get a measure on the November general election ballot, Secretary of State Al Jaeger announced Monday. Supporters submitted 17,695 signatures last month, and […]

North Dakota medical cannabis launch likely delayed until early 2019

North Dakota’s medical marijuana program might not be operational until 2019, according to a status report from the state’s health department. Approved by voters in 2016, the state MMJ program was previously expected to launch late this year. The North Dakota Department of Health status update said that it would have more defined timelines for when […]