America’s Pet Owners Seek Cannabis for Their Pets

America’s Pet Owners Seek Cannabis for Their Pets

America’s Pet Owners Seek Cannabis for Their Pets Pet owners claim cannabis-based extracts, ointments and edibles lead to drastic improvements in pets once debilitated by arthritis, seizures, anxiety and other ailments Federal and state laws can make it difficult for veterinarians to access cannabis products for pets, and many are reluctant to discuss it with […]

A Successful Regulated Market Growing Up Around Cannabis 

A Successful Regulated Market Growing Up Around Cannabis 

A Successful Regulated Market Growing Up Around Cannabis $AMZN, $TAP, $NKE, $TLRY, $CGC, $STZ Michigan’s vote Tuesday to become the 10th US state where the recreational use of cannabis is legal is adding more momentum to a trend that some investors say is inevitable: that marijuana will become legal nationwide within the next 5 years. […]

Canadian Cannabis Companies Report Record Sales Post-Legalization

Canadian Cannabis Companies Report Record Sales Post-Legalization

Canadian Cannabis Companies Report Record Sales Post-Legalization It has been a little more than a week since recreational cannabis sales were launched in Canada, and already the policy has become a big hit. Millions of dollars in cannabis sales have already been recorded, and in the province of British Columbia alone there have been more […]

Aurora Cannabis Plans US Stock Listing in October

Aurora Cannabis Plans US Stock Listing in October

Aurora Cannabis Plans US Stock Listing in October $ACBFF, $TLRY, $KO, $SZT Canada’s Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ABC) said Thursday it planned a US listing of its shares in October, as it looks to cash in on strong investor appetite for marijuana producers. Interest has boomed in Canada’s marijuana companies ahead of legalization of recreational cannabis […]

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Cannabis Deal Coming?

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Cannabis Deal Coming?

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO) Cannabis Deal Coming? This brings us to the Rumor of the Day in the cannabis market: a potential deal between Coca Cola Co. and Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX: ACB). While a Coca Cola official has issued a statement saying that management “have no interest in marijuana or cannabis”, this news is […]

It is Very Expensive to Hedge Cannabis Stocks

It is Very Expensive to Hedge Cannabis Stocks

It is Very Expensive to Hedge Cannabis Stocks $TLRY, $MJ, $SZT, $SPY Stock investors caught up in the cannabis craze has driven marijuana stocks to record highs, options traders are paying the most ever to hedge against a fall. Skyrocketing marijuana stocks have driven the $560-M ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (MJ), up more than 60% […]

US Researchers Turn to Canada for Quality Cannabis Extracts

US Researchers Turn to Canada for Quality Cannabis Extracts

US Researchers Turn to Canada for Quality Cannabis Extracts $TLRY, $GWPH The US government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new path for American researchers who have trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies. The University of California San Diego’s Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research announced […]

Medical Cannabis Effective in Treating a Wide Range of Health Conditions

Medical Cannabis Effective in Treating a Wide Range of Health Conditions

Medical Cannabis Effective in Treating a Wide Range of Health Conditions Utilizing new mobile application technology, researchers at The University of New Mexico found that medical cannabis provides immediate symptom relief across dozens of health symptoms with relatively minimal negative side effects. In 2 recent studies titled, “Patient-Reported Symptom Relief Following Medical Cannabis Consumption,” and […]

Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE:STZ) Gives Canadian Cannabis Company Legitimacy and Cash

Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE:STZ) Gives Canadian Cannabis Company Legitimacy and Cash

Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE:STZ) Gives Canadian Cannabis Company Legitimacy and Cash $STZ, $CGC, $ACBFF Canopy Growth Corp.’s  (CGC) CEO, Bruce Linton expects 1 “Google-like company” to dominate the legal cannabis industry. Canopy’s transformative deal with Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE:STZ) has given it legitimacy, clout and a cash hoard that has widened the gap with its competitors. […]

Get Ready, the Cannabis Cocktail Soon at Your Neighborhood Bar

Get Ready, the Cannabis Cocktail Soon at Your Neighborhood Bar

Get Ready, the Cannabis Cocktail Soon at Your Neighborhood Bar $STX Today, marijuana producers are betting an increasing number of people would rather pour a drink infused with cannabis oil than spirits. There are plans in the workd to develop a product-testing and manufacturing center to explore using cannabis in everything from iced teas, juices […]

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis and Cryptocurrencies

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis and Cryptocurrencies

Ultra-Rich Investing in Horses, Cars, Cannabis, and Cryptocurrencies $BTCUSD $CME, $CBOE The world’s wealthiest investors are looking to expand their holdings in volatile digital coins, despite a mismatch in the group’s knowledge surrounding the asset class. The latest annual Wealth Report survey by Knight Frank indicated that 21% of wealth advisers and private bankers said their clients increased investments in cryptocurrencies in Y 2017, […]

Big Tobacco Enters the Legal Cannabis Business in Canada

Big Tobacco Enters the Legal Cannabis Business in Canada

Big Tobacco Enters the Legal Cannabis Business in Canada $AOI, $SZT While not a household name, a big US tobacco firm, Alliance One International Inc. (NYSE:AOI) has 1-upped its better known and much larger tobacco sellers by acquiring stakes in 2 Canadian firms involved in that country’s medical marijuana market. The acquisitions of the marijuana-related […]

Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition Opens in Los Angeles

Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition Opens in Los Angeles

The Cannabis World Congress & Business Expositions (CWCBExpo) in Los Angeles is the leading event on the West Coast for the legalized adult use, medical marijuana, and industrial hemp industries. For three days and all under one roof, CWCBExpo LA features education, information, and products for navigating and prospering in this high growth industry. Taking place in California, […]

ASX – Pet Owners To Have Legal Cannabis In The Near Future

ASX – Pet Owners To Have Legal Cannabis In The Near Future

Pet owners may soon be one step closer to accessing medical cannabis as a pain-reliever for their furry friends thanks to CannPal, a Sydney-based pharmatech startup that is looking to raise $6 million when it lists on the Australian Securities Exchange later this year. CannPal wants to develop cannabis-based products to aid veterinarians in administering […]

Medical Cannabis and Reduced Prescription Use

Medical Cannabis and Reduced Prescription Use

Medical Cannabis and Reduced Prescription Use In a soon-to-be published article in the *Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, *University of New Mexico researchers, in collaboration with Industrial Rehabilitation Clinics of Albuquerque, followed patients who enrolled voluntarily in the New Mexico state medical cannabis program and found that they significantly reduced their utilization of […]

Hemp CBD Vs Cannabis CBD, the Difference

Hemp CBD Vs Cannabis CBD, the Difference

Hemp CBD Vs Cannabis CBD, the Difference CBD stands for phytocannabinoid Cannabidiol. It has come into the medical cannabis scene like no other natural compound has ever done. CBD has received lots of media attention over the past few years; however, there are many people that have questions about it: Below is everything one need […]

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry The adversarial stance of The Trump Administration’s toward cannabis has yellow lights flashing in the growing industry, but speculators’ money continues to pour in. Marijuana focused companies raised more than $731-M between 1 January and 21 April, an almost 7X increase from the same frame last […]

Basic Cannabis Questions Answered

Basic Cannabis Questions Answered

Basic Cannabis Questions Answered There are lots of questions from people who want to know anything and everything about Cannabis. Questions range from the basics of finding and consuming cannabis to advanced growing techniques and extraction methods. Let us start by answering some of the basic questions. Cannabis affects everyone differently. Different strains and methods […]

Cannabis Benchmarks®Annual Review & Outlook of Wholesale Prices

Cannabis Benchmarks®Annual Review & Outlook of Wholesale Prices

Cannabis Benchmarks®Annual Review & Outlook of Wholesale Prices Cannabis Benchmarks® Latest Edition of its Annual Review & Outlook analyzes wholesale prices, and the factors shaping wholesale markets in Y 2017 Cannabis Benchmarks®, a division of New Leaf Data Services, LLC and the Cannabis industry’s only independent assessor of wholesale prices. This annual report analyzes the […]

Investor Caution Urged, Future of Cannabis Industry Unclear

Investor Caution Urged, Future of Cannabis Industry Unclear

Investor Caution Urged, Future of Cannabis Industry Unclear $GWPH, $INSY, $ACBFF, $AXIM, $SLTK Looking for The Trump Administration to crack down on Recreational Marijuana The cannabis industry analysts urge caution, saying it is difficult to estimate how many marijuana businesses will be shuttered by the strict Law & Order Trump Administration DOJ as begins enforcing federal laws […]

The DC Cannabis Coalition Gifting Marijuana on Inauguration Day

The DC Cannabis Coalition Gifting Marijuana on Inauguration Day

The DC Cannabis Coalition Gifting Marijuana on Inauguration Day A group that supports the legalization of Marijuana will hand out free “joints” in Washington, DS on Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day, January 20, according to news reports. The DC Cannabis Coalition will start the handouts at 8:00a, then the group will march to the National Mall. […]

Canna Angels, LLC Announces Launch as Cannabis Legalization Expands Across the Country

Canna Angels, LLC Announces Launch as Cannabis Legalization Expands Across the Country

Canna Angels, LLC Announces Launch as Cannabis Legalization Expands Across the Country Canna Angels, LLC, an auspicious angel investment consortium focused solely on businesses within and supportive of the cannabis industry, announces its much-anticipated launch. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the company matches cannabis-centered startups with accredited investors looking to participate in a […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Michigan’s unlicensed dispensaries get a break, New Jersey is set to expand its medical marijuana program, and more. Michigan Michigan Unlicensed Dispensaries Can Stay Open Until Year’s End. Medical marijuana dispensaries will be able to continue operating until at least December 31 as they await state licenses, the Bureau of Medical Marijuana […]

Indocan Resources (OTCPNK:IDCN) Licensed to Grow Industrial Hemp

Indocan Resources (OTCPNK:IDCN) Licensed to Grow Industrial Hemp

Indocan Resources (OTCPNK:IDCN) Licensed to Grow Industrial Hemp $IDCN Indocan received a “Fit For Commerce Certificate” from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture on its harvested hemp crop. Potency test results were extremely positive. An independent test agency reported that Indocan’s hemp tested among the highest CBD levels in Southern Wisconsin. Due to positive potency test […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update There is a push in Congress to provide protections for veterans who want to use medical marijuana, and more. National Bipartisan Lawmaker Group Files Three Veterans’ Medical Marijuana Bills. A bipartisan group of legislators met last Wednesday announced plans to file a trio of bills aimed at making the Department of Veterans […]

Michigan’s Goal: Build a Lucrative Marijuana Industry from the Ground Up

Michigan’s Goal: Build a Lucrative Marijuana Industry from the Ground Up

Michigan’s Goal: Build a Lucrative Marijuana Industry from the Ground Up Michigan’s is planning to build a lucrative cannabis industry from the ‘ground up’ with passage of a ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana on Tuesday. It could do so by serving as a model for the rest of the Midwest, and possibly beyond. Michigan […]

America’s Pregnant Women are Smoking More Marijuana

America’s Pregnant Women are Smoking More Marijuana

America’s Pregnant Women are Smoking More Marijuana As alcohol and tobacco use continue to decline among pregnant women in the US, a new study offers fresh evidence that more American mothers are using cannabis during pregnancy. Other recent studies have also documented a rise in cannabis use among pregnant women of all ages, with some […]

Demand Brands (OTCPK:DMAN) Signs LOI to Acquire DMR Biologics, LLC

Demand Brands (OTCPK:DMAN) Signs LOI to Acquire DMR Biologics, LLC

Demand Brands (OTCPK:DMAN) Signs LOI to Acquire DMR Biologics, LLC $DMAN Demand Brands, Inc. (OTCPK:DMAN), a collection of brands and businesses promoting healthy lifestyles, operating in the Health and Wellness, Cannabis Edibles, Hemp and CBD industries announced Tuesday that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with DMR Biologics, LLC to acquire DMR and all […]

Polls: Marijuana Prohibition’s Days Are Numbered 

Polls: Marijuana Prohibition’s Days Are Numbered 

Polls: Marijuana Prohibition’s Days Are Numbered 2 of the country’s top polling organizations have released surveys this month showing support for marijuana legalization continues to increase and is now at record highs. A Gallup poll released on Monday had support at 69%, while a Pew Research Center poll released 2 weeks earlier had support at 62%. The Gallup figure […]

Get Ready for a Marijuana Explosion

Get Ready for a Marijuana Explosion

When Canada legalizes recreational pot Wednesday, market watchers predict the birth of a new industry — creating thousands of jobs, investor euphoria, a new tax source for governments and maybe even tourism. Hundreds of licensed growers have sprouted in anticipation of the end of pot prohibition, attracting major investment. In just the past year, the […]

Canada is the World’s Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

Canada is the World’s Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

Canada is the World’s Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace Canada is now the largest country in the world with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland. There is more good news for the Schedule 1 drug’s aficionados: Hours before a handful of retail outlets opened in the country’s easternmost province a […]

FDA Seeks Public Comment on Marijuana Classification, WA Bans Gummies and Candies Plus 

FDA Seeks Public Comment on Marijuana Classification, WA Bans Gummies and Candies Plus 

FDA Seeks Public Comment on Marijuana Classification, WA Bans Gummies and Candies Plus The FDA is seeking public comment on marijuana classification, Mississippi cops continue to seize cash and other goods despite a change in state law that should have stopped them, and more. Marijuana Policy The Trump Administration Seeks Public Comments On Marijuana Reclassification. […]

California Joins FDA, “No CBD in Foods”

California Joins FDA, “No CBD in Foods”

California Joins FDA, “No CBD in Foods” Jerry Brown Signed a Bill That Prohibits the Sale of CBD Cocktails and Beverages Now AB 2914 Killed the CBD cocktail trend in California LA’s ban begins on 1 January. A position adopted by state officials in California has drawn criticism from companies selling cannabidiol (CBD) in conventional […]

Beer Brands look to Marijuana for Growth

Beer Brands look to Marijuana for Growth

he world’s major alcohol producers can no longer ignore the pot phenomenon, as young consumers may increasingly swap beer and cocktails for joints and cannabis-infused drinks. Some have decisively seized the moment. Constellation Brands, maker of Corona beer and Svedka vodka, has poured $4 billion into the Canadian marijuana firm Canopy Growth. The coming market […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The DEA relented and rescheduled the marijuana-based drug Epidiolex, California’s Governor vetoes a compassionate access bill, and Michigan dispensaries must have licenses by Halloween or be shut down, and more. National DEA Reschedules Marijuana-Derived Drug Epidiolex. The DEA has rescheduled Epidiolex, a marijuana-derived drug manufactured by GW Pharmaceutical. The move comes after […]

Reduce Anxiety and Depression Without Rx Drugs

Reduce Anxiety and Depression Without Rx Drugs

Reduce Anxiety and Depression Without Rx Drugs Anxiety disorders and depressive disorders are 2 of the most common mental disorders of our time. These kind of disorders affect the mood and feelings of the person, and need to be differentiated from usual mood fluctuations. For instance, feelings of sadness or fear are normal reactions to stress. Symptoms of anxiety and […]

Experts are saying, “CBD is the Most Effective Medicine of All Time”

Experts are saying, “CBD is the Most Effective Medicine of All Time”

Experts are saying, “CBD is the Most Effective Medicine of All Time” The Cannabis stocks are on Fire, read about them here. Below are the Big Q’s and the Big A’s about CBD What do we know about CBD oil? Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 60 naturally occurring cannabinoids found in the Cannabis sativa […]

Marijuana Rally has Just Minted 3 New Billionaires

Marijuana Rally has Just Minted 3 New Billionaires

Marijuana Rally has Just Minted 3 New Billionaires $TLRY The 1st private equity firm focused exclusively on the cannabis industry has minted 3 new billionaires. Brendan Kennedy, Michael Blue and Christian Groh founded Seattle-based Privateer Holdings Inc. in May 2010 and the firm later invested in Canadian pot firm Tilray Inc.(NYSE:TLRY), whose market value topped […]

Tilray (NYSE:TLRY) Spikes as CEO Touts Marijuana Growth Prospects

Tilray (NYSE:TLRY) Spikes as CEO Touts Marijuana Growth Prospects

Tilray (NYSE:TLRY) Spikes, CEO Touts Marijuana Growth Prospects $TLRY “I don’t want to get bought by AB-InBev or Diageo, I want to be that company” CEO Kennedy said Tuesday  Tilray (NYSE:TLRY) is having its best day since its July IPO, adding as much as 94% to briefly touch 300/share, after CEO Brendan Kennedy touted the […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The US Justice Department is sitting on marijuana research applications, Congress refuses again to let VA docs recommend medical marijuana to Vets, an Arizona appeals court ruling gets appealed, and more. National Senate Bill Would Legalize Medical Marijuana For Military Veterans. Sens. Bill Nelson (D-FL) and Brian Schatz (D-HA) last Wednesday filed […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A group of federal lawmakers asks the VA to study medical marijuana as an alternative to opioids, Michigan could loosen up a bit, Ohio sees delays, and more. National Lawmakers Ask VA Secretary to Research Marijuana as Alternative to Opioids. A bi-partisan group of legislators sent a letter last Thursday to Veterans […]

Canadian Marijuana ETF in Shares Up 124% Since April

Canadian Marijuana ETF in Shares Up 124% Since April

Canadian Marijuana ETF in Shares Up 124% Since April $HMMJ, $MJ, $CGC, $STZ, $SMG The 1st marijuana ETF (exchange-traded fund) has reached a milestone that has as much to do with surging marijuana stocks as it does with investor inflows. The Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF’s (HMMJ) total assets have grown to more than […]

Marijuana Stocks Extend Gains

Marijuana Stocks Extend Gains

Marijuana Stocks Extend Gains $STZ Wednesday, Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ) comments are driving marijuana stocks higher. Marijuana stocks from Canopy Growth Corp. to Tilray Inc. widened their gains in afternoon trading Wednesday after Constellation Brands Chief Operating Officer Bill Newlands said the cannabis industry on its way to becoming a worldwide business. “We think this is […]

Big-Name Investors Dabble in Marijuana Stocks

Big-Name Investors Dabble in Marijuana Stocks

Big-Name Investors Dabble in Marijuana Stocks $MJ, $DEO, $STZ Shares of marijuana companies are beginning to attract a few big-name investors. Billionaire Leon Cooperman, 75 anni, chimed in on a recent earnings call for Green Thumb Industries, a Chicago-based grower and seller of medicinal cannabis that recently went public in Canada. The iconic hedge fund […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Oregon drastically reduces the daily purchase limit for patients, Oklahoma continues to try to get its nascent system up and running, and more. Illinois Illinois Governor Signs Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana as Alternative to Opioids. Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) on Tuesday signed into law a bill to allow patients to use […]

US Investors Buying an ETF that Tracks the Canadian Marijuana Industry

US Investors Buying an ETF that Tracks the Canadian Marijuana Industry

US Investors Buying an ETF that Tracks the Canadian Marijuana Industry $MJ, $DEO, $STZ US investors are buying into an ETF (exchange-traded fund) that tracks the Canadian marijuana industry as the country moves toward legalization and liquor producers show growing interest in selling marijuana. The US-listed $436-M ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF, (ticker MJ), has taken […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Oklahoma continues to struggle with its new medical marijuana program, Utah foes try a novel strategy to block a medical marijuana initiative, and more. Louisiana Louisiana Regulators Weight Raising Limit on Number of Patients Doctors Can Treat. The state Board of Medical Examiners is set to boost the number of medical marijuana […]

RushNet, Inc. (RSHN) Acquires Significant Stake in an Industrial Hemp Cultivation Project

RushNet, Inc. (RSHN) Acquires Significant Stake in an Industrial Hemp Cultivation Project

RushNet, Inc. (RSHN) Acquires Significant Stake in an Industrial Hemp Cultivation Project RushNet, Inc. (OTC Pink:RSHN) is now a co-owner, along with XYZ Hemp, Inc., formerly Gold River Productions, Inc., having acquired a significant stake in a high-quality Facilities & Land Industrial Hemp Cultivation and processing facility operating and registered in Mesa County within the […]

Marijuana Taxes in California a Major Disappointment

Marijuana Taxes in California a Major Disappointment

Marijuana Taxes in California a Major Disappointment California’s legal marijuana market is off to a slow start and off of the governments tax targets. Marijuana cultivation and excise tax collections hit $48-M in Q-2, state officials announced Wednesday. That is up from Q-1 but well below the windfall envisioned by the state. Finance officials had […]

Oregon Has an Oversupply of Marijuana, Most Goes Unsold

Oregon Has an Oversupply of Marijuana, Most Goes Unsold

Oregon Has an Oversupply of Marijuana, Most Goes Unsold Commentary: The Oregon cannabis market is very much over-saturated. For consumers, this is great. One can walk into nearly any Oregon dispensary and find buy a gram of quality ‘bud’ for $5.00, and even concentrates are dropping in price. When the state began legal recreational sales in Y 2016, […]

A Medical Marijuana Battle Rages in Oklahoma

A Medical Marijuana Battle Rages in Oklahoma

A Medical Marijuana Battle Rages in Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Update A medical marijuana battle royale is raging in Oklahoma, New York will allow medical marijuana as an opioid replacement, and more. HawaiiHawaii Governor Vetoes Bill Allowing Medical Marijuana for Opioid Addiction. Gov. David Ige (D) has vetoed a bill that would have allowed medical marijuana […]

Huge Discount Sale for Marijuana in California

Huge Discount Sale for Marijuana in California

Huge Blowout Sale for Marijuana in California Regulations being phased in 6 months after the state broadly legalized marijuana require that the drug sold after Saturday meet strict quality standards, so retailers unloading untested inventory are offering blowout prices. Deep discounts on everything from edibles to joints reflect the last days of the heady first […]

The Farm Bill Now Focused on Hemp

The Farm Bill Now Focused on Hemp

The Farm Bill Now Focused on Hemp US Hemp producers and several advocacy groups have agreed that legislation offered by Senate Majority Senator Mitch McConnell, (R-KY), could have a dramatic impact on the US Hemp industry. Hemp, predominantly used a fiber, is part of the cannabis family like marijuana. However, Hemp contains much lower levels […]

mCig, Inc. (OTC:MCIG) announces it has Secured an Exclusive Management Contract in Costa Mesa

mCig, Inc. (OTC:MCIG) announces it has Secured an Exclusive Management Contract in Costa Mesa

mCig, Inc. (OTC:MCIG) announces it has Secured an Exclusive Management Contract in Costa Mesa mCig, Inc. (OTC Markets: MCIG) (www.mciggroup.com), a leading distributor of innovative products, customized packaging solutions, technologies, and services for the global medical cannabis industry, announced today that its construction and consulting division has secured yet another exclusive management contract with a […]

17 October 2018, Canadian Marijuana Legalization Day

17 October 2018, Canadian Marijuana Legalization Day

17 October 2018, Canadian Marijuana Legalization Day Marijuana will be legal nationwide in Canada starting on 17 October in a move that should take market share away from organized crime and protect the country’s youth, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a very optimistic and hopeful statement Wednesday. The Senate gave final passage to the […]

Canada’s Senate Approves the General Use of Recreational Marijuana

Canada’s Senate Approves the General Use of Recreational Marijuana

Canada’s Senate Approves the General Use of Recreational Marijuana Tuesday, Canada’s upper House of Parliament approved a revised bill to legalize recreational marijuana, setting the stage for the country to become the 1st G7 nation to legalize cannabis. The Senate voted 52-29 in favor of the revised bill from the elected House of Commons, paving […]

Marijuana Legal in Canada

Marijuana Legal in Canada

Both chambers of the Canadian parliament have voted to approve the bill, paving the way for recreational use of marijuana and its cultivation, including home growth. To become law, it needs a largely formal royal approval. The Canadian non-elected Senate passed the bill, commonly known as the Cannabis Act, on Tuesday, with 52 votes in […]

The NYSE Bitcoin Index (.NYXBT) Will Hit $60,000 This Year

The NYSE Bitcoin Index (.NYXBT) Will Hit $60,000 This Year

The NYSE Bitcoin Index (.NYXBT) Will Hit $60,000 This Year Over the past 24 hours, the cryptocurrency market added $12 billion, as major cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Bitcoin Cash experienced a short-term corrective rally. Breathing Room, But Not Entirely Optimistic The Bitcoin price rebounded from $6,300 to $6,700, breaking a descending trendline since […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Philly, the City of Brotherly Love gets its 1st dispensary A Florida judge has blocked a state ban on patients smoking medical marijuana Colorado’s governor signs a medical marijuana in school bill, but vetoes a medical marijuana for autism. Colorado Colorado Governor Signs Medical Marijuana at School Bill. Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) […]

Bears Betting $2.1-B that a Marijuana ‘Bust’ is Coming

Bears Betting $2.1-B that a Marijuana ‘Bust’ is Coming

Bears Betting $2.1-B that a Marijuana ‘Bust’ is Coming $TWMJF, $ACBFF The total value of Short positions in global marijuana-related stocks has climbed to a record approaching $2.1-B, according an analyst at IHS Markit in Boston. Short sellers have increased their positions amid concern that the sector is overvalued, and it’s becoming easier to find […]

US Senate to say No to Legal Marijuana

US Senate to say No to Legal Marijuana

US Senate to say No to Legal Marijuana US Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R;KY) just says No A House committee advances a VA medical marijuana bill Pennsylvania’s Governor and Attorney General are not ok with a Philadelphia safe injection site US Marijuana Policy Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is ‘down’ with Hemp, not with MaryJane […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update There is no joy in Idaho, a California bill to protect patients’ employment rights advances, Utah Democrats endorse medical marijuana, and more. Arkansas Last Friday a week, justices agreed to expedite the medical marijuana licensing case. The state Supreme Court has agreed to speed up its review of a ruling that has […]

Update: The Legal Status of CBD in the US

Update: The Legal Status of CBD in the US

Update: The Legal Status of CBD in the US $GWPH CBD is the nonpsychoactive component of cannabis and hemp. Unlike the THC in cannabis, CBD does not induce a high, but has many clinical benefits, including the control of seizures and pain Federal drug laws stipulate cannabis is an illegal Class 1 narcotic In states […]

4/20 Saw ‘Full On’ Marijuana Marketing

4/20 Saw ‘Full On’ Marijuana Marketing

4/20 Saw ‘Full On’ Marijuana Marketing Friday was April 20, or 4/20, the hipsters code for marijuana’s high holiday, a homage to the enduring appeal and universal slang for ‘smoking rope’. Festivities went on worldwide, culminating with a synchronized smoke at 4:20p where ever the clock struck the time The history of 4/20 How the […]

Legalized Marijuana has ‘Watershed Moment’

Legalized Marijuana has ‘Watershed Moment’

Legalized Marijuana has ‘Watershed Moment’ Wednesday, US President Donald Trump promised Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) he will support efforts to protect states that have legalized marijuana, ending a standoff on Department of Justice nominations. “Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights to decide for themselves how best to approach marijuana,” Senator Gardner said in a […]

BudCoin: The Marijuana CryptoCurrency

BudCoin: The Marijuana CryptoCurrency

HEFFX has built the ultimate Marijuana cryptocurrency and is now calling on expressions of interest for the purchase or partnering of the digital currency. BudCoin has been built to be a prime transactional unit for the Marijuana states in the USA that allow for recreational usage and medical usage. With a limited number of Tokens […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Legislatures across our nation grapple with medical marijuana, as an Arkansas judge puts that state’s program on hold, and more. Arkansas Last Wednesday, an Arkansas judge put a hold on the state medical marijuana program. A state judge put the state’s program on hold because of objections to the licensing process, but was […]

Marijuana Friendly States Seek Meeting with USAG Sessions

Marijuana Friendly States Seek Meeting with USAG Sessions

Marijuana Friendly States Seek Meeting with USAG Sessions Treasurers from some marijuana-friendly states have asked for a meeting with US Attorney General Sessions  US Marijuana Policy State Treasurers from California, Illinois, Oregon, and Pennsylvania sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions last Thursday seeking a meeting in hopes of resolving conflicts between state and […]

Marijuana is the New Gold for Some Canadian Miners

Marijuana is the New Gold for Some Canadian Miners

Marijuana is the New Gold for Some Canadian Miners $CRON A number of companies that started in the mining or oil and gas sectors that are now part of Canada’s burgeoning marijuana industry has jumped to more than 40. according to an analyst I read Saturday. And almost 50% of the country’s marijuana firms started out […]

Treating Pain Without Drugs

Treating Pain Without Drugs

Treating Pain Without Drugs Americans consume 99% of the hydrocodone sold worldwide and 81% of all oxycodone — approximately 30X more than medically necessary for the population size of the US Between Y 2002 and 2015, opioids killed an estimated 202,600 Americans Overdose cases increased by more than 30% across the US between July 2016 […]

Smoking Marijuana Linked to Major Heart Health Issues

Smoking Marijuana Linked to Major Heart Health Issues

Smoking Marijuana Linked to Major Heart Health Issues A major new study reveals that smoking marijuana dramatically increases one’s risk of suffering a heart attack and other cardiovascular events. The study authors, along with Top cardiologists across the country, are calling for more research into the use of medicinal and recreational cannabis in light of […]

US Drug Policy Update

US Drug Policy Update

US Drug Policy Update US President Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions, the US Attorney General announced a new front in the war on opioids Attorney General Sessions announces a task force that will target opioid manufacturers and distributors. And this week, President Trump convened a White House summit on opioid epidemic in the US Marijuana […]

California’s Marijuana Growers Are Slow to Join the Legal, Regulated System

California’s Marijuana Growers Are Slow to Join the Legal, Regulated System

California’s Marijuana Growers Are Slow to Join the Legal, Regulated System The vast majority of California’s marijuana growers have yet to try to move into the state’s new legal regulatory framework, leaving big questions looming around whether they can survive in the brave new world of legal weed, whether a substantial illicit market will remain, […]

Canadian Marijuana Company 1st Ever to Be Listed on NASDAQ

Canadian Marijuana Company 1st Ever to Be Listed on NASDAQ

Canadian Marijuana Company 1st Ever to Be Listed on NASDAQ $CRON A Canadian cannabis producer will begin trading on the NASDAQ Tuesday, thus becoming the 1st marijuana company to be listed on a US stock exchange. Toronto-based Cronos Group won approval for the listing from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). “It’s very significant for […]

5 ICO’s that Would have made You Rich, and some to Still Catch

5 ICO’s that Would have made You Rich, and some to Still Catch

No one becomes rich by stashing money under the mattress. Each and every billionaire or millionaire gets there mostly by investing. The recent boom in digital currencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs) provide ordinary folks with a golden opportunity to make their savings work for them. Some of those are quite risky, others are scams. […]

LA: Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales Top Estimates

LA: Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales Top Estimates

LA: Legal Recreational Marijuana Sales Top Estimates Marijuana sales in Los Angeles are higher than estimated since marijuana became legal on 1 January according to reports “Originally the department was given a budget of $1.3-M, and to date we have collected over $2.2-M in licensing fees, and we have around about $800,000 in outstanding invoices, […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update State legislatures are in session and things are getting busy on the medical marijuana front, from CBD bills in Iowa to employment protection bills in California. California Last Wednesday, a bill that would provide employment protections for medical marijuana patients was filed. Assemblymen Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) and Bill Quirk (D-Hayward) have filed Assembly Bill […]

Marijuana Friendly US Senator from Colorado Eases Up On DOJ

Marijuana Friendly US Senator from Colorado Eases Up On DOJ

Marijuana Friendly US Senator from Colorado Eases Up On DOJ Colorado Republican US Senator will stop blocking nominees for some Justice Department jobs over concerns about the marijuana industry, saying Thursday that federal officials have shown good faith in recent conversations on the department’s marijuana  policy. Last month, Senator Cory Gardner used his power to […]

Medical Marijuana Update 

Medical Marijuana Update 

Medical Marijuana Update CBD Cannabis Oil bills have gotten though legislatures in Indiana and Virginia, Texas sees the 1st delivery of CBD Cannabis Oil to a patient, and more. Indiana On Monday, Ithe Senate passed a CBD bill. The Senate voted 35-13 to approve Senate Bill 294, which would allow any state resident to purchase and use […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update, Plus California Banking Policy California’s Treasurer wants to create a public bank for the cannabis business. The medical marijuana movement loses a founding father, and the only other action this past week was a pair of CBD bills. California Last Saturday, Dennis Peron, “the Father of Medical Marijuana,” died at age 72. A […]

Legalization of Marijuana, ‘The Great American Social Experiment’

Legalization of Marijuana, ‘The Great American Social Experiment’

Legalization of Marijuana, ‘The Great American Social Experiment’ The great social experiment that is marijuana legalization is now 5 years old, with 6 states already allowing legal marijuana sales, two more where legal sales will begin within months, and yet another that, along with the District of Columbia, has legalized personal possession and cultivation of […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Medical marijuana is safe from the Justice Department for now, governors in New Jersey and Rhode Island make noises about expanding medical marijuana programs, Georgia voters are ready for a full-fledged medical marijuana law, and more. National Last Thursday, a House version of a bill aimed at encouraging medical marijuana research was filed. […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The VA rejects pleas to study Marijuana for PTSD, Illinois gets a couple of court rulings, a full-fledged medical Marijuana bill is filed in Kentucky, plus: National Last Tuesday, news came that the VA won’t study marijuana’s effects on PTSD. The Department of Veterans Affairs will not begin a study into marijuana’s effects […]

Diamonds Out of Favor with Millennial “Girls”, They Prefer Marijuana

Diamonds Out of Favor with Millennial “Girls”, They Prefer Marijuana

Diamonds Out of Favor with Millennial “Girls”, They Prefer Marijuana Diamonds are set to slump further, according to a hedge fund whose bet on Marijuana helped make it the world’s best performer in Y 2016. Prices of dDamonds and other precious gems may slump as much as 10% this year as they lose appeal with younger consumers […]

Marijuana Sector Outlook for 2018

Marijuana Sector Outlook for 2018

Marijuana Sector Outlook for 2018 $GWPH, $BTC Medical Marijuana Approvals Should Increase It is expected the US Food and Drug Administration will approve the cannabis-based epilepsy drug Epidiolex from GW Pharmaceuticals Plc. (NASDAQ:GWPH) by the end of Summer 2018. GW Pharmaceuticals Plc is trading at: 132.00, +0.21, or +0.16% after hours: 7:37p EST on 10 January. Vs a […]

USAG Sessions Green Lights Federal Marijuana Prosecutions

USAG Sessions Green Lights Federal Marijuana Prosecutions

USAG Sessions Green Lights Federal Marijuana Prosecutions Thursday, USAG Jeff Sessions Green Lighted federal prosecutions of marijuana lawbreakers. In doing so the US states that allow some form of medical marijuana were placed at risk of a crackdown and are closely watching developments. 46 US states have legalized some form of medical marijuana in recent years, […]

Marijuana is Highly Illegal in the USA

Marijuana is Highly Illegal in the USA

Marijuana is Highly Illegal in the USA The Justice Department is revoking an Obama-era policy that discouraged US attorneys in states where marijuana had been legalized from bringing charges in marijuana-related crimes. “It is the mission of the Department of Justice to enforce the laws of the United States,” Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in […]

Australia to Export Marijuana

Australia to Export Marijuana

Australia aiming high, wants to become world’s top pot exporter when trade opens in February Australia hopes to become the world’s largest exporter of medical marijuana by helping domestic growers expand their business and allowing them to sell the herb overseas. Australia agreed to allow exports of medicinal cannabis starting from February and immediately set […]

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