Featured Cannabis News Articles

Tuesday, 25/06/19
This year has really been a tale of two halves for the cannabis industry. The first quarter probably couldn't have been any better, with the Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences ETF, which holds more than four dozen pot stocks of various weightings, gaining over 50%. We also witnessed 14 popular pot stocks rise by more than 70% during the first... + continue reading
Tuesday, 25/06/19
Shoppers Drug Mart is partnering with TruTrace Technologies Inc. on a pilot blockchain program that will be identifying, verifying and tracking medical cannabis – is this the future of cannabis tech? A unit of Loblaw Cos., Shoppers Drug Mart, with about 1,300 pharmacies across Canada, is partnering with TruTrace Technologies Inc. creating a... + continue reading
Tuesday, 25/06/19
Pennsylvania’s Department of Health last week announced a medical marijuana research program involving clinical registrants and approved universities is to kick off in the state. The program will start with three clinical registrants, who each have a grower/processor and a dispensary permit. The initiative will see the collaborations conducting... + continue reading
Tuesday, 25/06/19
Time to add yet another step to your K-beauty regimen: Weed! Hemp-derived ingredients such as hempseed oil and cannabidiol (or CBD, a non-intoxicating cannabinoid) have been popping up at beauty counters all over the U.S. and Canada  — although CBD topicals won’t be on shelves until the end of this year in Canada, as all cannabinoids are... + continue reading
Tuesday, 25/06/19
Imagine walking into your local 7-Eleven and picking up pre-packaged marijuana joints or edibles, like you would a pack of cigarettes or six-pack of beer. If the powerful lobbying outfit of the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) has its way, that could eventually become reality — and it could come at the expense of the... + continue reading
Tuesday, 25/06/19
Since Oregon legalized recreational cannabis in 2014, the state’s government has been distinctly pot-friendly… maybe even a little too pot-friendly. But the state, which legalized medical cannabis 1998 and decriminalized small-time possession in 1978, is now attempting to pass more pioneering legislation and write into law the ability to... + continue reading

Medical Cannabis News

Tuesday, 25/06/19
Tilray Inc. (NASDAQ:TLRY), a global pioneer in cannabis research, cultivation, production and distribution, today announced it has imported medical cannabis oral solutions in bulk into the United... + continue reading

Recreational Marijuana

Tuesday, 25/06/19
Young tokers in Quebec will get to go on toking — at least for the summer months. In the frenzy over the adoption of Bill 9 reforming the immigration system and Bill 21 on secularism during the... + 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

Tuesday, 25/06/19
Marijuana is arguably the hottest investment on Wall Street right now. Although cannabis stocks have underperformed a bit since the beginning of May, their performance, when looked at over the past... + continue reading

Cannabis Technology

Tuesday, 25/06/19
Oregon’s saturated recreational cannabis market has been stealing headlines nationwide, but it’s exploding CBD-driven hemp market may not be too far behind. The promise of profits has brought in... + continue reading

Cannabis Politics

Tuesday, 25/06/19
A unit of wheat is a called a bushel, and a standard weight of potatoes is called a century. But hemp as a fully legal U.S. agricultural commodity is so new, a unit of hemp seed doesn't have a... + continue reading