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Montana’s Thin Green Line
Beaverhead County

Montana’s Thin Green Line

After a long battle to legalize adult-use marijuana, January 1st was the first day dispensaries could open their doors to recreational users in Montana. As with any state in the fledgling phase of...

Banking & FinanceBig Debut For Montana's New Cannabis Market

Big Debut For Montana's New Cannabis Market

Originally built on gold and silver mining, Montana’s fortunes are being made by mining “green.” On the first day that adult-use marijuana became available, thousands of customers lined up in belo...

BusinessMontana Is In A Blitz To Secure Final Details Of Legalization Before Recreational Sales Launch

Montana Is In A Blitz To Secure Final Details Of Legalization Before Recreational Sales Launch

Voters in Montana said yes to legalization last year, decriminalizing possession under 30 grams in the state on Jan. 1st, 2021. The launch of commercial sales hasn’t taken place yet, but companies...

CannabisMontana Creates New Drug Court To Review Past Cannabis Convictions

Montana Creates New Drug Court To Review Past Cannabis Convictions

Montana officials are close to debuting a new drug court that’s sole purpose will be reviewing and deleting past cannabis convictions. According to the state’s new recreational use legalization le...

BusinessMontana Tribes Allowed To Obtain High-Capacity Cannabis Grow Licenses

Montana Tribes Allowed To Obtain High-Capacity Cannabis Grow Licenses

In a reversal of previous rules, the Montana Department of Revenue will allow tribes to acquire licenses for high-capacity cultivation facilities. The Economic Affairs Interim Committee lifted its...

BusinessMontana’s Strict Hemp & CBD Regulations

Montana’s Strict Hemp & CBD Regulations

Montana cannabis regulators and industry insiders were surprised to discover that adult-use licensees aren’t allowed to grow hemp, process hemp, or sell hemp-derived products (including CBD) under...

BusinessMontana’s Cannabis Employment Regulations Directly Contrast With Social Justice Efforts

Montana’s Cannabis Employment Regulations Directly Contrast With Social Justice Efforts

In a move that advocates assert would undermine social justice objectives of the state’s new legalization law, the Montana Department of Revenue (DOR) is proposing rules prohibiting employment eli...