CBD Industry Companies Experiencing Fast Growth

CBD Industry Companies Experiencing Fast Growth

Cannabis has become the Gold Rush of 2019. Legalization in North America, growing acceptance in the global community, and sizable interest from corporate America is quickly fueling a sizable boom, especially when it comes to skincare. “There is a great deal of room for innovation in his sector, and topicals and beauty products are expected […]

CBD Lip Balm Passes European Union Compliance – Strong Market Growth Expected

CBD Lip Balm Passes European Union Compliance – Strong Market Growth Expected

Yield Growth Announces its Lip Balm with Hemp Oil Passes European Union Compliance Review and 250,000 Units now being Manufactured Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – August 19, 2019) – The Yield Growth Corp. (CSE: BOSS) (OTCQB: BOSQF) (FSE: YG3) is pleased to announce that its Urban Juve Lip Balm with Hemp Oil can now be […]

Europe’s CBD Market To Skyrocket 400%

Europe’s CBD Market To Skyrocket 400%

Demand for CBD is on the rise all over the world.In Europe, for example, the market is on course to grow 400% over the next four years, according to theBrightfieldGroup. “CBD is just starting to take hold in Europe, with both product availability and consumer awareness still quite limited. This is a great opportunity for […]

History of Cannabis Regulation

History of Cannabis Regulation

The support for cannabis legalization is growing every year as more countries continue to explore opportunities within the cannabis industry. In particular, the North American region is witnessing an immense swelling of support for legalization. For instance, last year Canada’s federal government decided to legalize adult-use cannabis, making it the second nation to ever do so. Now, […]

THC Antidote Soon Ready For Distribution

THC Antidote Soon Ready For Distribution

Target Group Inc. (“Target Group” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: CBDY) is pleased to announce, that effective August 8, 2019, it has entered into an exclusive licensing, manufacturing and distribution agreement with cGreen Inc. for a period of 10 years. The agreement permits Target Group to manufacture and distribute the patent-pending THC antidote, True Focus™, in the United States, Europe and the Caribbean. […]

CBD Has Reached National Retail Distribution In The US

CBD Has Reached National Retail Distribution In The US

ReThink CBD reaches another milestone of growth with national distribution of its full-spectrum CBD products through a distribution partnership. Through this and store partnerships, ReThink’s pharmaceutical-grade CBD products will be available at over 10,000 independent pharmacies nationwide by year’s end.  Visit CBDrethink.com/about to learn more about the company. This distribution channel is expected to reach over 15,000 […]

Monthly CBD Box For Pets

Monthly CBD Box For Pets

MyJane, the California-based wellness technology platform curating personalized cannabis experiences for women, is expanding nationally with the launch of “Time to Paws,” a box of CBD products curated for pets and their parents and sold exclusively through CUDDLY. CUDDLY is a supporter of more than 1300 non-profit rescue shelters nationwide. Helping create fundraisers and wish lists to […]

Daily Vitamins Now With JustCBD

Daily Vitamins Now With JustCBD

JustCBD™, one of the industry leaders in premium hemp-derived CBD products. Today announced their innovative, immune-boosting daily vitamin gummy, Jet Setter. Created in partnership with the multi-platinum international recording star and recording artist Flo-Rida, Jet Setter is now available for purchase Designed for the person constantly on the go. Be it the international superstar boarding a […]

Marijuana the New ‘Pain Killer’

Marijuana the New ‘Pain Killer’

Now, in places where it is legal, people are often turning to Marijuana to relieve pain and insomnia, a new study finds. For many, Marijuana is replacing over-the-counter painkillers, prescription opioids, and sleep aids. “These are not the only reasons people are using marijuana, but it is 1 of the drivers for use,” said study […]

Poll: Legal Marijuana Results in More Crime, Accidents

Poll: Legal Marijuana Results in More Crime, Accidents

FLASH: Drugged Driving is now higher than Drunk Diving The National Sheriffs’ Association, in a poll of its members, said legal marijuana is resulting in more crime and highway accidents, this just as Illinois becomes the 11th state to legalize recreational Marijuana. The Association surveyed 467 sheriffs and found the follwing: 65% said crime has increased […]

Canopy Growth (NYSE:CDC) Stops Buying Small Marijuana Producers

Canopy Growth (NYSE:CDC) Stops Buying Small Marijuana Producers

$CGC, $STZ, $KO The biggest of Canada’s booming marijuana growers, Canopy Growth Corp (NYSE:CGC), has further to go on a string of acquisitions that has seen it buy up at least 12 smaller firms in a year, but it is done buying other producers, CEO Bruce Linton said Monday. Powered by a deal with Corona-maker […]

Best Medical Cannabis For Dogs

Best Medical Cannabis For Dogs

It’s no surprise that CBD has been blowing up over the past few years, with more and more patients crowding the market each day. Many claim the drug to be miraculous as it helps many people with medical issues such as seizures, anxiety, and much more, but a company out of Los Angeles, California (UrthLeaf) seems to […]

Cannabis and Social Responsibility

Cannabis and Social Responsibility

World’s first responsible cannabis framework released at World Cannabis Congress. New certification standards will encourage and validate actions by members of the global cannabis industry to advance environmental stewardship, social responsibility and good governance, delegates of the second annual World Cannabis Congress heard today.  The Global Cannabis Partnership (GCP), a collaboration of leaders in the government-sanctioned cannabis industry, released today […]

Medical Marijuana 411 Classes

Medical Marijuana 411 Classes

Medical Marijuana 411 is proud to announce the long-awaited approval for a 10 credit, medical marijuana continuing education, online accredited course aimed to help physicians, physicians assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners and pharmacists understand the science of cannabis for their medical marijuana education. Our accredited courses are also approved by the: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) for […]

The Marijuana Industries New Dimensions

The Marijuana Industries New Dimensions

The cannabis industry has moved into the spotlight throughout the recent years due to the widespread legalization efforts seen around the world. The public support has risen substantially over the past two decades as clinical trials debunked common stereotypes. Now, according to Pew Research Center, over 62% of Americans support the legalization of marijuana, which […]

Cannabis Sales In Nevada Hitting New Records

Cannabis Sales In Nevada Hitting New Records

Digipath, Inc.(OTCQB: DIGP), a service-oriented independent testing laboratory, data analytics and media firm focused on the developing cannabis and hemp markets, is pleased to announce that The Nevada Department of Taxation has reported marijuana sales results for 2018 and 2019 to date here; showing a continuing increase in volume in the state. This corresponds with the increased […]

Marijuana In Personal Care Products

Marijuana In Personal Care Products

$MJNA Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC:MJNA) (the “Company”), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States that launched the world’s first-ever cannabis-derived nutraceutical products, brands and supply chain, announced today that its subsidiary HempMeds® has added new products to its Personal Care Line of all-natural cannabidiol (CBD)-infused bath and beauty products.  Research firm Jeffries estimates that the CBD beauty […]

Cannabis and Technology

Cannabis and Technology

Cannabis technology companies have created innovative products that tap into a handful of sectors from cultivation and extraction to manufacturing and retail. While the industry is still within its infancy stage due to enforced international regulations, many countries have moved forward and begun to legalize cannabis for medical use. Compared to the more saturated markets, […]

Garden Remedies Marlborough Cannabis

Garden Remedies Marlborough Cannabis

Garden Remedies Marlborough Massachusetts will open for its 1st day of adult use cannabis sales this Sunday, June 9, from noon to 5 p.m. Regular hours of operation going forward are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Garden Remedies is also inviting the public to save the date […]

Expanding The Female Career Opportunities In Cannabis

Expanding The Female Career Opportunities In Cannabis

Women Grow and Columbia Care advises attendees of the upcoming women Grow 2019 Leadership Summit (WGLS) on June 7-8, 2019  in Washington, D.C., to bring resumes and update their LinkedIn profiles. Women Grow, the largest professional networking company in the cannabis industry has teamed up with Columbia Care, one of the most experienced medical cannabis cultivators, manufacturers and providers of medical marijuana products, to offer […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

As Missouri moves ahead with implementing its voter-approved medical marijuana law, neighboring Iowa sees a bill vetoed by a GOP governor, and more. Alabama Alabama Medical Marijuana Patients Push for Bill Approval. With the House set to vote on a medical marijuana bill today, patients rallied at the state capitol to urge its passage. The […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FLASH: A Democratic presidential contender rolls out a package of veterans’ medical marijuana bills, the Alabama Senate has approved a restrictive medical marijuana bill, edibles are coming to Maryland, and more. National Democratic Presidential Candidate Seth Moulton Files Three Veterans’ Medical Marijuana Bills. Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA), who recently announced he is seeking the Democratic […]

Health Claims: CBD Oil

Health Claims: CBD Oil

FLASH: A CBD craze is sweeping across America and the World New products are cramming store shelves as the market explodes for what many believe to be a miracle cure-all. Everything from oils to gummies to pills, creams, and ointments are now for sale at supermarkets and specialty chains. You can even get massages infused […]

Marijuana Extracts Appear to Help Autistic Children

Marijuana Extracts Appear to Help Autistic Children

Marijuana extracts appear to help children with autism, reducing their disruptive behavior while improving their social responsiveness, a new Israeli clinical trial reports. Kids treated with either a whole-plant cannabis extract or a pure combination of cannabidiol (CBD) and THC experienced a significant improvement in their symptoms, compared with a control group given a placebo, […]

Marijuana, the Medicine

Marijuana, the Medicine

$GWPH FLASH: Experts are saying the CBD is the most effective medicine of all time. After securing a landmark approval for the use of its marijuana medicine Epidiolex in two rare forms of epilepsy last year, GW Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GWPH) reported impressive clinical trial results Tuesday that could double its addressable market next year. In phase 3 […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FLASH: Florida battle brews over limiting THC in smokable marijuana, Michigan’s unlicensed dispensaries get at least a temporary reprieve, Oregon growers get a heads up from regulators, and more. Arizona Arizona Prosecutor Still Prosecuting Medical Marijuana Patients, ACLU Charges. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office under ardent marijuana foe Bill Montgomery is continuing to prosecute medical […]

The Health Benefits of Organic Hemp Seeds

The Health Benefits of Organic Hemp Seeds

FLASH: Hemp seeds are the seeds of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. They are from the same species as cannabis (marijuana), but a different variety. And they contain only trace amounts of THC, the psychoactive compound in marijuana. Hemp seeds are exceptionally nutritious and rich in healthy fats, protein and various minerals. Below is a […]

Emergency Rooms Visits in Colorado Spike Because of Legal Marijuana

Emergency Rooms Visits in Colorado Spike Because of Legal Marijuana

FLASH: The legalization of marijuana comes with a very dark downside. Researchers reported that emergency departments across the State of Colorado saw a sharp spike in marijuana-related visits after recreational use of cannabis products was made legal. For the study, the researchers analyzed data on almost 10,000 patients seen at the UCHealth University of Colorado […]

Wall Street Analysts await Cannabis Banking Vote in Congress This Week

Wall Street Analysts await Cannabis Banking Vote in Congress This Week

FLASH: The House is likely to pass the bill, but there is a less-than-25% chance cannabis legislation becomes law. Wall Street analysts are keeping a close watch on a House committee vote scheduled Tuesday on a bill to get cannabis industry cash off the streets and into bank accounts. Called the ‘SAFE Act,’ the measure […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FLASH: Hawaii says “aloha” to out of state patients, a Nebraska initiative campaign is getting underway, New Mexico expands grower plant limits, and more. Georgia Georgia House Approves CBD Access Bill. The House on Tuesday approved HB 324, which would allow for the sale of CBD cannabis oil to patients through dispensaries. The state legalized CBD […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

It is busy in state legislatures, the Michigan Court of Appeals rules against workers’ rights, and more. Arizona Arizona House Committee Approves Bill to Protect Edibles, Extracts. The House Committee on Public Safety voted 5-2 Wednesday to approve HB 2149. The measure would specify that the 2010 voter-approved medical marijuana law also includes any products made […]

If Marijuana is Medicine So is Jack Daniels

If Marijuana is Medicine So is Jack Daniels

FLASH: Cannabis Linked to Depression and Suicide in Young Adults Teens and young adults who use marijuana/cannabis are at increased risk of depression and suicidal behavior, according to a new study released by a team of researchers at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. The study is part of an awareness campaign started by the Quebec […]

A Marijuana Marketers are Offering Furloughed Federal Employees Free ‘Dope’ During Shutdown

A Marijuana Marketers are Offering Furloughed Federal Employees Free ‘Dope’ During Shutdown

Now, not only are the non-essentials (NE) non-essential they can be stoned doing nothing! The furloughed NE federal workers who cannot pay for medical marijuana during the government shutdown can get it for free from America’s pot dealers. BudTrader a massive marijuana-trading marketplace that allows users to buy and sell grow supplies, cannabis, and paraphernalia, declared […]

Brewers Search for Growth, Eye Cannabis Infusions

Brewers Search for Growth, Eye Cannabis Infusions

$BUD, $TAP, $STZ, $TLRY The brewers of Budweiser, Coors and other large-scale brewers are placing their bets on cannabis as a way to fight saturated markets and shifting consumer trends. For years, the industry’s largest players struggled with stagnating markets and shifting consumer tastes. Anheuser-Busch InBev, Molson Coors and Corona brewer Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ) have […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

The battle over medical marijuana in Utah continues, and the battle over medical marijuana in Florida may be ending, and more. Florida Florida Governor-Elect to End Former Governor’s Court Battles Over Medical Marijuana. Incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is parting ways with his predecessor, Rick Scott (R), when it comes to medical marijuana. A spokesman […]

US Hemp Market Set to Boom

US Hemp Market Set to Boom

Hemp getting the OK nod from the federal government  $IDCN, $DMAN  A provision of the farm bill that received final approval in Congress last Wednesday removes hemp from the list of federally controlled substances and treats the low-THC version of the cannabis plant like any other agricultural crop. THC is the cannabis compound that gives […]

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 […]

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 […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A Pennsylvania patient challenges the federal gun ban, an Ohio court has thrown out the state’s law requiring racial justice in licensing, and more. Indiana Indiana Poll Finds Strong Support for Medical Marijuana. Even in red-state Indiana, they like their medical marijuana, a new poll finds. The poll from Ball State University […]

Indocan Resources (IDCN) Licensed to Grow Industrial Hemp

Indocan Resources (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 […]

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. […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update It’s been a whipsaw week for Michigan’s unlicensed dispensaries, Oklahoma sees its 1st legal medical marijuana sales, and more. Michigan Michigan Regulators Say More Than 200 Unlicensed Michigan Dispensaries Must Close Down By Wednesday. The state’s Medical Marijuana Licensing Board has approved 14 more dispensary licenses, but some 215 pot businesses that […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A powerful Senate committee calls marijuana’s Schedule I status an obstacle to research, an Arizona appeals court ruling gets ignored, Oklahoma sees its 1st medical marijuana clinic, and more. National Senate Committee Slams Marijuana’s Federal Classification, Saying Schedule I Blocks Research. The Senate Appropriations Committee has issued a report criticizing marijuana’s continued […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The congressional shield for medical marijuana states remains alive, New York announces it will add opioid use as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana, and more. National Senate Panel Approves Medical Marijuana Protections. The Senate Appropriations Committee last Thursday approved an amendment that shields legal medical marijuana operations from federal interference. The […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update An amendment protecting medical marijuana in states where it is legal has made it into the House’s Justice Department appropriations bill, Illinois legislators approve medical marijuana in schools, the Utah initiative campaign is turning into a pitched battle, and more. National Last Thursday, a House panel approved medical marijuana protections. The House Appropriations […]

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 […]

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 […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A Maryland medical marijuana expansion bill aimed at addressing racial inequities is on the governor’s desk, there will be no joy in Tennessee this year, the Mormon Church opposes a Utah medical marijuana initiative, and more. Maryland On Monday, the legislature gave final approval to a medical marijuana expansion bill. The Senate Monday […]

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 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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Medical marijuana foes in Arizona take aim at prescribing doctors, a Michigan judge strikes down Detroit’s medical marijuana initiative, Ohio’s medical marijuana roll-out hits a bump, and more. Arizona Last Thursday, a House committee advanced a bill to make felons of lax marijuana perscribing docs. The House Health Committee voted 6-3 on party […]

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 […]

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