Featured Cannabis News Articles

Friday, 09/04/21
Cash-strapped governments around the country have found a silver lining in the pandemic-caused loss of tax revenue. Legalized marijuana has provided millions to state and local governments - in some cases, millions more than anticipated. The ability to raise tax dollars has been a selling point for marijuana legalization from the... + continue reading
Friday, 09/04/21
In a bold move that many did not see coming from the South, Virginia just officially passed legal, recreational cannabis.  The bill passed thanks to support from the Democratic governor and legislature. Now, small amounts of cannabis are officially legalized in the state. Those 21 and up can have an ounce or less of cannabis starting July... + continue reading
Friday, 09/04/21
Cannabis infused beverages are quickly becoming a burgeoning vertical of the entire cannabis industry and this is a trend that we are excited about. After Constellation Brands (STZ) made a $4 billion investment in Canopy Growth Corporation (WEED.TO) (CGC), we knew that cannabis infused beverages were going to be a major part of the market over... + continue reading
Friday, 09/04/21
Thailand will celebrate World Cannabis Day with a large convention in Bangkok, as the kingdom further relaxes laws regarding the use of hemp in food and cosmetics products. Some 50 booths will be set up for cannabis business owners to present their products and strategies. A networking event is scheduled on the first day, while a seminar with... + continue reading
Friday, 09/04/21
The cannabis plant is one of the oldest medicines on earth, with humans having used it for medical purposes for thousands of years. It wasn’t until the better part of a hundred years ago that medical cannabis became prohibited on a global scale. Cannabis is medicine, as proven by tens of thousands of peer-reviewed studies and countless... + continue reading
Friday, 09/04/21
In the 50 years since President Richard Nixon initiated the war on drugs, politicians of both major parties have endorsed aggressive police tactics and harsh punishments to combat substance abuse, and minority communities have disproportionately suffered. Black Americans are several times more likely than whites to be arrested for low-level... + continue reading

Medical Cannabis News

Friday, 09/04/21
Thirty medical marijuana oil dispensaries could open across Georgia once companies start producing the drug, under a bill that passed the General Assembly.   The legislation... + continue reading

Recreational Marijuana

Friday, 09/04/21
From Snoop Dogg to Seth Rogen to Mike Tyson. One of the great things about being a celebrity is the ability to both back desirable products (for money, of course!), and start your own company. Sure,... + continue reading

Regional Cannabis News

Colorado is the first state to legalize the cultivation and sale of marijuana for recreational purposes. + continue reading

Cannabis Business

Friday, 09/04/21
Working in the cannabis industry is more than just a job for Destiny Perez. It's a passion. Her current employer, Catalyst Cannabis Co., is one of the only employers to look past her previous... + continue reading

Cannabis Technology

Friday, 09/04/21
The critical difference is the pace at which these compounds build up effects. Here are some others. Hemp and marijuana plants contain many active ingredients. However, a lot of focus is on two... + continue reading

Cannabis Politics

Friday, 09/04/21
The Senate voted 30-5 in favor of the industrial hemp legalization bill. HB 126 has already passed the House. It will now go to the governor’s office. The law would change Idaho Code to... + continue reading