Featured Cannabis News Articles

Friday, 16/11/18
Regardless of the federal legal status of marijuana, states have proceeded to implement their own medical and recreational cannabis programs. State programs can be classified as either horizontally or vertically integrated marijuana industries. The horizontally integrated states are more business-friendly than the vertically... + continue reading
Friday, 16/11/18
With Mexico moving closer to legalization, the U.S. is increasingly looking out of step with cannabis trends. This week, Mexico’s Congress is expected to begin deliberating a bill to legalize medical and recreational cannabis use across the country. President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador signaled his willingness to consider... + continue reading
Friday, 16/11/18
Executives from Canadian marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis (ACB) and other industry players downplayed the shortages in Canada's recreational market, saying they expect those to be forgotten a few years from now. The remarks add to the chorus of predictions over when the supply of marijuana produced in Canada will eventually align with... + continue reading
Friday, 16/11/18
A federal prohibition on marijuana has locked U.S. banks out of an industry surging toward $75 billion in sales. Who’s catching that money? A small number of local credit unions, and the women who run their operations. Sundie Seefried’s credit union near Denver has only six branches, but last month it raked in $160 million from... + continue reading
Friday, 16/11/18
The CEO of Aurora Cannabis says that Ontario and British Columbia “shat the bed” when rolling out their retail models for recreational cannabis, and that the only provinces that “got it right” were Alberta and “perhaps Saskatchewan.” “I would say Ontario shat the bed the worst,” Terry Booth told a panel session at the Marijuana Business... + continue reading
Friday, 16/11/18
Indoor growers are looking to cut spiraling electricity consumption with custom-built microgrids in U.S. states where cannabis cultivation is legal. The firms are considering solar, cogeneration and battery systems as a way to cut the cost of energy, which is the second biggest overhead for many growers, said Duncan Campbell, vice president of... + continue reading

Recreational Marijuana

Friday, 16/11/18
Cannabis is known to have the side effect of getting the youth out to vote, which is great news for cannabis advocates across the country. But if said youth is in college and lives on campus, how are... + continue reading

Regional Cannabis News

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

CannaBusiness

Friday, 16/11/18
The CEO of Aurora Cannabis says that Ontario and British Columbia “shat the bed” when rolling out their retail models for recreational cannabis, and that the only provinces that “got it right” were... + continue reading

Cannabis Politics

Friday, 16/11/18
One of the most strident opponents in the state Senate to legalizing marijuana said Thursday he is now "leaning yes," and predicted enough Democrats will change their minds and make one of Gov.... + continue reading