The 5 Safest Cities in the World

The 5 Safest Cities in the World

Traveling comes with its risks, and you may have heard some stories of tourists becoming victims of crimes or being taken advantage of on their holidays. Crime exists in all parts of the world and it can sometimes be difficult to avoid. But, if take your holidays in 1 of the 5 cities listed below and you […]

Many Vaping Illnesses Down to Marijuana

Many Vaping Illnesses Down to Marijuana

US Health officials are investigating more cases of a breathing illness associated with vaping. While the cause remains unclear now, the officials said Friday that many reports involve e-Cigarette products that contain THC, the mind-altering substance in marijuana. Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday they are looking at 215 […]

Top US Health Authorities Issue National Warning on Marijuana “a dangerous drug”

Top US Health Authorities Issue National Warning on Marijuana “a dangerous drug”

Top Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar and Surgeon General Jerome Adams made the announcement, with Secretary Azar calling marijuana “a dangerous drug.” Officials […]

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, […]

Marijuana’s Evolution Into The Mainstream Market

Marijuana’s Evolution Into The Mainstream Market

The increasing acceptance of cannabidiol or CBD has pushed the overall cannabis industry into mainstream markets. Previously, CBD was listed as a Schedule 1 drug, meaning it was among one of the most heavily regulated substances in the world. However, through extensive research, scientists have concluded that CBD can actually have medical benefits. Researchers have […]

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 […]

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 Needs to Be Legal in the US for Stocks to Reach Full Potential

Marijuana Needs to Be Legal in the US for Stocks to Reach Full Potential

FLASH: Right Now You Have To Be ‘High’ To Invest in Marajuana Stocks Now, with the 1st round of Democratic Party debates complete, we are seen the Dem Presidential hopefuls discuss everything from gun control, to immigration, to economic policy. But 1 topic that has been absent is US marijuana legalization, and for marijuana stock […]

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 […]

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 […]

dosist™ Cannabis Store Expansion To Los Angeles

dosist™ Cannabis Store Expansion To Los Angeles

Award-winning wellness company dosist™ today announced the launch of its second wellness experience located on West 3rd Street in the heart of Los Angeles, California. The opening follows the brand’s first of its kind flagship property on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice and is the latest initiative in the company’s commitment to educating global consumers. “Our wellness experiences are […]

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, […]

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 […]

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Bans Apps that Facilitate the Sale of Marijuana

Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Bans Apps that Facilitate the Sale of Marijuana

$GOOGL Alphabet Inc’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of Marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy. Developers only need to move their shopping cart option outside the app to comply with the new policy, a Google spokesperson told Reuters. Google said […]

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 […]

US Marijuana ‘Black Market’ Thriving

US Marijuana ‘Black Market’ Thriving

The ‘black market’ marijuana trade is “booming,” Smart Approaches to Marijuana Director Kevin Sabet said in a TV interview early Tuesday. “Drug dealers love legalization,” Mr. Sabet said, because “they get to undercut the legal price. The government, in all its wisdom, taxes marijuana to pay for schools. BTW, it is not paying for any […]

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 […]

Smoke Strong Marijuana Daily and Run the Risk of Psychosis

Smoke Strong Marijuana Daily and Run the Risk of Psychosis

FLASH: Marijuana has a “Dark Side” Scientists say smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by about 5X. The new research adds to prior studies that have found links between marijuana and psychotic disorders, but it still does not definitively pinpoint marijuana as the cause. Psychosis is usually triggered factors […]

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 […]

Dems Connect Marijuana to Social Justice

Dems Connect Marijuana to Social Justice

FLASH: Democrats have connected legalized marijuana to social justice to pull in Millennial and African-American voters. Can you imagine having a conversation with someone who is ‘stoned’? “A Democrat who is not on board with legalization or addressing it in terms of repairing harms brought by prohibition for decades is going to have a tough […]

Pot Smoker Elon Musk’s Security Clearance Under Review

Pot Smoker Elon Musk’s Security Clearance Under Review

$TSLA FlASH: The Pentagon is reviewing Elon Musk’s federal security clearance following the billionaire’s marijuana toke on a California comedian’s podcast in September Mr. Musk has refiled his SF-86 security form, which requires a federal employee or contractor seeking a clearance to acknowledge any illegal drug use over the previous seven years, according to the […]

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 […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

The Florida medical marijuana mess continues, a Nebraska medical marijuana initiative has submitted proposed language, and more. Florida Second Florida Bill to End Ban on Smoking Medical Marijuana Filed. State Senator Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg) has filed SB 182, which would end the state’s ban on smoking medical marijuana. A similar bill, SB 372, was filed earlier […]

Chronic Pain is the #1 Reason People Use Medical Marijuana

Chronic Pain is the #1 Reason People Use Medical Marijuana

FLASH: “If Marijuana is a pain reliever so is Jack Daniels and Budweiser” Chronic pain is the #1 reason people give when they enroll in state-approved medical marijuana programs. That is followed by stiffness from multiple sclerosis and chemotherapy-related nausea, according to an analysis of 15 states published this week in the journal Health Affairs. […]

New Study: Marijuana Use May Promote Higher Sperm Counts

New Study: Marijuana Use May Promote Higher Sperm Counts

Wednesday, a new study revealed that men who smoke marijuana may have higher sperm counts than those who do not use the drug, according the Human Reproduction journal. This is surprising The researchers said the findings are not in line with previous studies, which have indicated that marijuana can have a harmful effect on men’s testicular function. […]

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 […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

FDA begins to move on allowing hemp-based CBD products, Florida’s legal battle over medical marijuana takes another twist, and more. National FDA Begins Process of Allowing Hemp-Based CBD Products. After President Trump signed the 2018 farm bill into law late last year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release pledging to pursue […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update $GWPH Medical marijuana initiatives win in Missouri and Utah, the FDA approves the first marijuana-based drug, and more. National First FDA-Approved Marijuana-Based Drug Now Available by Prescription. As of last Thursday, the marijuana-based drug Epidiolex is now available by prescription in all 50 states. The FDA approved the drug in June, but […]

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 […]

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 […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Arizona’s attorney general backs away from arguing that hash is not medical marijuana The Indiana legislature balks on medical marijuana Missouri medical marijuana initiatives have raised big bucks Arizona Arizona Attorney General Withdraws Arguments Saying Hash Isn’t Medical Marijuana. Citing fears of unintended consequences for patients, Attorney General Mark Brnovich (R) on […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Settles with SEC, Musk Ousted as COB

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Settles with SEC, Musk Ousted as COB

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Settles with SEC, Musk Ousted as COB $TSLA Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and its COB/CEO Elon Musk, 47 anni, have agreed to pay a total of $40-M and make a series of concessions to settle an SEC lawsuit alleging Mr. Musk duped investors with misleading statements about a proposed buyout of the company. The settlement […]

SEC Charges Musk With Stock Fraud, Want Him Removed From Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

SEC Charges Musk With Stock Fraud, Want Him Removed From Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA)

SEC Charges Musk With Stock Fraud, Want Him Removed From Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) $TSLA Late Thursday, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) accused Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) COB/CEO Elon Musk, 47 anni, of stock fraud and sought to remove him from his role in charge of the EV company, saying he made a series of “false and […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Technicals say, “Short Every Rally!”

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Technicals say, “Short Every Rally!”

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Technicals say, “Short Every Rally!” $TSLA Shares of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) have been under heavy pressure since mid-August. After trading to all-time highs on 7 August at the 380 mark, TSLA has been hammered by about 20%, closing 300.99 Tuesday. While many times the sell-offs are viewed as buying opportunities, the recent behavior of […]

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 […]

People a Asking: What Does the Future Hold for Elon Musk and Tesla?

People a Asking: What Does the Future Hold for Elon Musk and Tesla?

People a Asking: What Does the Future Hold for Elon Musk and Tesla? $TSLA On Tuesday, news broke that the Department of Justice had started a probe into Elon Musk’s 7 August ‘420’ Tweet: “Am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured.” The news of the DOJ inquiry sent Tesla stock tumbling yet again, […]

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 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 […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Filmed Smoking Marijuana, Stock Dives

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Filmed Smoking Marijuana, Stock Dives

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk Filmed Smoking Marijuana, Stock Dives $TSLA Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEo Elon Musk was filmed smoking marijuana, drinking whiskey and wielding a sword just hours before the automaker said its accounting chief would leave after a 1-month stint, the latest in a string of unusual behavior and executive departures that is […]

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 […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update A new bill in Guam would allow home cultivation, Oklahoma officials still have issues with the voter-approved medical marijuana initiative, and more. Guam Guam Bill Would Allow Home Cultivation. Five years after the US territory legalized medical marijuana, access issues have prompted Sen. Louis Muna to file a bill that would allow […]

Budcoin to Build Marijuana Transactional Portal

Budcoin to Build Marijuana Transactional Portal

Budcoin to Build Marijuana Transactional Portal The Budcoin Portal will deliver solutions for growers, retailers, brands and end users. Whether you are a major Agricultural operation or growing plants in your home Budcoin’s interface will help you produce quality plants, discover new technology and for businesses offer a fast and secure transactional platform for industry […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

1 2 3