State regulations of the medical marijuana industry went into effect on July 1 -- and that includes inspections of dispensaries by the Medical Marijuana Enforcement Division. But how does the process work? We talked with a security pro who sat in on an inspection that was made for TV.
At 7 a.m. today, a source tells Westword, approximately 200 medical marijuana industry employees hoping to get their license applications processed by the July 1 deadline were lined up outside the Medical Marijuana Enforcement Division offices -- but around 140 of them were turned away. Why? ... More >>
As Michael Roberts reported earlier today, the Medical Marijuana Enforcement Division announced it would be extending employee licensing deadlines because the office was being overwhelmed with applications. We've also been hearing from the applicants themselves about the overwhelming waits a ... More >>
Vasquez in 2001.Reps of the Medical Marijuana Enforcement Division say they want a positive relationship with the MMJ industry. But news that MMED enforcement chief Marco Vasquez accompanied a SWAT team on a recent grow raid raised concern among some advocates. And they likely won't be reass ... More >>
Is the Medical Marijuana Enforcement Division using information from license applications to bust weed cultivators? A recent Associated Press story about an allegedly illegal grow raised such fears -- ones MMED spokeswoman Julie Postlethwait hopes to assuage.
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