Featured Cannabis News Articles

Friday, 22/03/19
As if the U.S. marijuana movement needed a sign beyond the constant yammering about pot stocks and pet-friendly CBD to show that weed is really just becoming another cleanly shaven product of popular culture, a new poll released this week finds that the majority of Republicans is now pledging unwavering support for the herb. That’s right –... + continue reading
Friday, 22/03/19
Heading into April, the marijuana industry is once again on the rise. After a terrible end to 2018, Canada’s pot stocks are going up, with many of them approaching last year’s highs. Following encouraging Q3 results from Canopy, there’s a renewed sense of optimism about the marijuana industry. This time, however, it’s not necessarily Canopy... + continue reading
Friday, 22/03/19
Greg Engel, CEO of licensed producer OrganiGram Holdings Inc., has infuriated the cannabis community with comments published earlier this week on Yahoo! Finance Canada in which he called on the federal government to take action to eradicate the illicit cannabis market. “Our understanding is that for those illicit sources, business has... + continue reading
Friday, 22/03/19
Africa’s legal cannabis industry could be worth more than $US 7.1 billion annually by 2023 if legislation is introduced in a number of the continent’s major markets, European-based market intelligence and strategic consultancy firm Prohibition Partners has found in its latest report, released today. The African... + continue reading
Friday, 22/03/19
A new cannabis company, Cannadips, is selling a line of chewable cannabis pouches modeled after old fashioned chewing tobacco, or snus. Composed of monk fruit, essential oils, and a dry cannabis tincture enclosed in a small coconut fiber pouch, the cannabinoids absorb through the mouth’s lining and directly into the bloodstream, bypassing the... + continue reading
Friday, 22/03/19
MedMen Enterprises Inc. (CSE: MMEN) (OTCQX: MMNFF)  has signed a binding term sheet for a senior secured convertible credit facility of up to $250 million from funds managed by cannabis investor Gotham Green Partners.  MedMen said that it thinks this is the largest investment to date by a single investor in a publicly traded... + continue reading

Medical Cannabis News

Friday, 22/03/19
With the recent buzz around legal hemp, the wellness market has been flooded with goods like “hemp seed oil” and other hemp products that don’t contain CBD, writes Becky Garrison. What specifically... + continue reading

Recreational Marijuana

Friday, 22/03/19
Weed could push the hours we work higher. A new study published in the spring 2019 issue of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management finds that the passage of medical marijuana laws seems to... + 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, 22/03/19
CVS stores in eight U.S. states will begin carrying CBD topicals this week, according to information released on Wednesday from Curaleaf Holdings Inc. The company announced a deal to sell... + continue reading

Cannabis Technology

Friday, 22/03/19
The conversation surrounding cannabis edibles continues to be dominated by fears over overdosing, writes Brandon Hicks. You’ll often hear horror stories about people eating too much and then having a... + continue reading

Cannabis Politics

Friday, 22/03/19
A Nebraska lawmaker is pushing for a change in the state’s drug laws that he says are outdated, according to a report in the Lincoln Journal Star. Sen. Justin Wayne of Omaha has introduced two bills... + continue reading