Featured Cannabis News Articles

Thursday, 19/07/18
The debate about the legalization of marijuana has been prevalent in North American culture for over 50 years. The decision by the state of Colorado in October 2014 to legalize marijuana for recreational use was seen a revolutionary by those on both sides of the divide. Since that decision was made nearly four years ago, the state of... + continue reading
Thursday, 19/07/18
Currently, cannabis businesses are only permitted to operate in roughly 144 out of 482 cities in the state. In California, newly proposed regulations would finally provide cannabis access for those living in a county or city with cannabis bans in place. Currently, cannabis businesses are only permitted to operate in roughly 144 out of... + continue reading
Thursday, 19/07/18
Canadians using cannabis for medical purposes are bracing for tax increases that will take effect once legalization occurs later this year. While other medications are not subject to Canada’s Harmonized Sales Tax (HST), medical cannabis is subject. Medical users can now expect to pay an excise tax of $1 per gram or 10 percent of the retail... + continue reading
Thursday, 19/07/18
Enrique Curbelo is delighted. Selling cannabis has allowed the affable 76-year-old to keep his privately owned pharmacy in Montevideo open in a market dominated by big chains. "I had to sell what they didn't sell," he told AFP. "For me it's like selling aspirin." It's been this way for a year now. Every Wednesday, Ismael Fernandez receives a... + continue reading
Thursday, 19/07/18
The cannabis industry has been growing at an extremely fast pace for some time now, but new technology in the marketplace has helped to make the industry work better than ever before. Many investors have stated that the key to growth in the space is continuing to be new technology, and that this new infrastructure potentially has the value behind... + continue reading
Thursday, 19/07/18
MedReleaf Corp. ("MedReleaf") (TSX: LEAF) is pleased to announce that, at the special meeting of shareholders of MedReleaf held today (the "Meeting"), the shareholders of MedReleaf voted in favour of a special resolution to approve the proposed transaction, pursuant to which, among other things, Aurora Cannabis Inc. ("Aurora") will acquire all of... + continue reading

Medical Cannabis News

Thursday, 19/07/18
Gerald Major goes out on the back balcony of his condo several times a day, leaning against the wall and smoking or vaping medicinal cannabis to ease the pain and other symptoms of severe arthritis... + continue reading

Recreational Marijuana

Thursday, 19/07/18
The cannabis industry has been growing at an extremely fast pace for some time now, but new technology in the marketplace has helped to make the industry work better than ever before. Many investors... + continue reading

Regional Cannabis News

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

CannaBusiness

Thursday, 19/07/18
Weed and wine can coexist, it seems. On July 12, the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) released a statement asserting their support for a state’s right to legalize... + continue reading

Cannabis Technology

Thursday, 19/07/18
Toronto's Weed VR launches technology that will allow consumers to virtually touch and smell weed products online – getting a real high from the experience is still unfortunately out of reach. For... + continue reading

Cannabis Politics

Thursday, 19/07/18
When legalization is implemented in Canada this October, cannabis in the province of Manitoba will be subject to a wholesale markup and a government fee. The provincial government is applying a 75... + continue reading