North America

Tue
24
Jan

Here Is Why to Grab These 3 Top-Quality Marijuana Stocks in 2017

Marijuana stocks have been on a tear recently.

Shares of Cannabis Science have soared more than 870% since the start of October. Meanwhile, Canopy Growth's increased more than 300% during the same period, transforming the company into a more than $900 million enterprise.

However, there have also been some disappointments. Arena Pharmaceutical's share price is down more than 25% since October began.

Wed
18
Jan

North Americans Spent $53.3 Billion On Marijuana Last Year, Most Of It Illegally

A new report estimates consumers spent $53.3 billion on cannabis in North America last year.

The first-of-its-kind analysis, compiled by ArcView Market Research, spans legal, medical and illegal marijuana markets across both the United States and Canada. At around $46 billion, the illegal market constituted 87 percent of marijuana sales in 2016 (a decrease from 90 percent in 2015), dwarfing both medical and legal sales.

The marijuana investment and research firm provided a 25-page executive summary of its fifth annual State of Legal Marijuana Markets to The Huffington Post Tuesday, ahead of the full report’s release in February.

Thu
12
Jan

Medical Marijuana Packaging Market - Evaluation of Recent Industry Developments For 2016-2024

Medical marijuana can be defined as the use of cannabis for treatment of certain ailments. It can be utilized for medicinal uses; however, the complete safety and efficacy profiling is till unavailable. Medical marijuana is available in various forms such as flower or concentrates, which is extracted in the form of oils, extracts or edibles. Packaging medical marijuana is a growing business and many companies offer holistic solutions to medical marijuana manufacturers.

The key packaging modes available in the market include:

Mon
02
Jan

The global experiment of marijuana legalization

In 2016, more countries legalized the use of marijuana for medicinal or recreational purposes.

Mon
02
Jan

Global Drug Survey 2017: Stigmatised Stoners

Many people are proud of their drug use. For many it can define who they are in their own mind for a period of their life. This is perhaps more true for cannabis users that for any other drug.

Not only does it have the oldest established media empire of any illicit drug (think High Times) but seeing as it is regarded and one of the safest drugs is common use many people, including the mass media regard it use a less of a mortal sin than the use of cocaine or heroin for example.

Tue
29
Nov

From Canada to Germany, Cannabis Stocks are Going Global

The cannabis industry has been trending lower since the election with market sentiment in negative territory following the appointment of Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions as United States Attorney General.

The recent pullback has been associated with weaker-than-average trading volume and we are monitoring this trend on an industry-wide and a company-by-company basis. The lighter trading volume has had a significant affect on cannabis stocks as the average stock spread has expanded (difference between a stock’s buy and sell price) and we continue to monitor this trend closely.

Mon
24
Oct

The Five Top HR Mistakes That Cannabis Companies Make

Faces Human Capital Management, a leader in assisting the legal cannabis industry with its unique human resources issues, looks at some of the common blunders it sees in the rapidly-evolving marijuana sector.

DENVER (October 24, 2016) -- Employment demands for the legal cannabis industry have soared in recent years. According to the Marijuana Business Daily’s 2016 Marijuana Business Factbook, cannabis-related companies in the U.S. are now employing between 100,000 and 150,000 workers.

Mon
12
Sep

How Women Grow is cultivating cannabis leaders in North America

Girls Develop is the most important community for professionals within the authorized marijuana trade in North America. It takes benefit of the nonetheless largely unexplored sector to encourage ladies success tales and create a story round massive ladies participation within the trade. Founder Jazmin Hupp explains the concept got here after observing that present initiatives to advertise a bigger participation of ladies in entrepreneurship had a restricted impression.

Thu
11
Aug

Cannabis content prodco staffs up

US prodco Civilized has appointed former Cineflix Media and PPI Releasing executives to head up its studio specialising in cannabis-themed content.

Brandon Killion

Brandon Killion and Katie Labrie have both been named as exec VP of Civilized Studios and will be tasked with leading the company’s productions for its website Civilized.life.

Civilized was founded in 2015 to target recreational cannabis users. Its website features in-depth interviews with celebrities and those involved in cannabis legislature, as well as pop culture updates, trending news and entertainment.

Killion began his TV career with Thom Beers’ Original Productions in 2004, overseeing series such as History’s Ice Road Truckers and A&E’s American Hoggers.

Thu
11
Aug

Liberals promising to deal with marijuana threat to road safety

OTTAWA — Before proceeding with its pot-legalization agenda next spring, the Liberal government is promising to tackle the issue of drug-impaired driving, which bureaucrats say could spike considerably if marijuana becomes legal.

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould was warned by officials in January of the risks, a classified briefing document obtained by The Canadian Press shows.

“The legalization of marijuana could lead to a significant increase in drug-impaired driving cases,” the memorandum reads.

Bureaucrats say there is limited data as only two jurisdictions in the United States have legalized marijuana: Colorado and Washington.

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