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Wed
27
Feb

How this gay entrepreneur became the founder of the world’s largest cannabis science expo

Josh Crossney didn’t initially set out to create the world's largest and most technical cannabis science expo, writes Zachary Zane, but that’s exactly what he did as the founder, president, and CEO of the Cannabis Science Conference (CSC). The conference, which will be biannual as of this year, brings together cannabis industry experts, instrument manufacturers, testing labs, research scientists, medical practitioners, policy makers, and interested novices with one goal in mind: to improve cannabis science.

Wed
27
Feb

Indigenous Leaders say marijuana could be the economic driver First Nations communities are looking for

Indigenous leaders in Canada are looking to the country's legalized cannabis market as a means to improve their economic footing. But before that can happen, they must overcome challenges stemming from the federal government's failure to include them in the leadup to legalization, writes Calvin Hughes.

Wed
27
Feb

A Wall Street bank just started covering 7 marijuana stocks. Here's what it's saying

  • Last year was a historic one for legal-marijuana proponents due to legalization in Canada and some US states.
Wed
27
Feb

Strainprint Technologies partners with cannabis at work to connect job hunters with employers exclusively within the cannabis industry

Strainprint Community, an interactive, online platform that provides education and support for the cannabis community is pleased to announce a partnership with Cannabis At Work (CAW), the leading source for cannabis jobs in Canada, delivering recruitment services, online industry training, and HR consulting services to the cannabis industry.

Tue
26
Feb

Lyte Clinic looks to bolster patient engagement, clinic efficiency with Strainprint subscription

Strainprint Technologies Ltd. has announced its subscribers now include Lyte Clinic, a medical cannabis telehealth clinic, that is seeking to enhance understanding among clinic patients, educators and physicians.

“Leveraging Strainprint’s highly intuitive, real-time data and analytics aligns with our commitment to using top-notch technology to provide our patients with optimal treatment guidance and a highly efficient and convenient user experience,” Ali Mohamad, president and CEO of Lyte Clinic, says in a press release from Strainprint, a Toronto-based, demand-side cannabis data and analytics company.

Tue
26
Feb

What’s in a name? When it comes to cannabis, the terminology has its own regional flair

Name another substance known by as many different names as cannabis. Go ahead.

That time-consuming pursuit is thanks to there being so many different labels, some of which have likely been forgotten by now. Many of the names for cannabis are regional, some are rooted in spirituality or cultural customs, others come from a place of derision and are tinged with negativity, and still others were created by cannabis consumers who wanted a way to be discreet about their usage.

The order of the following came about organically—as appropriate, given the topic is cannabis—so read on to learn more about how terminology has been defined by time and space.

Tue
26
Feb

Global cannabis market could be worth up to US$130B by 2029: Jefferies

The global cannabis industry could be worth as much as US$130 billion a decade from now if a wave of legalization sweeps the U.S., Europe and Latin America, according to a report by New York-based investment bank Jefferies Group LLC, which initiated coverage of several companies in the space on Monday.

Jefferies’ projection for the global pot sector is based on the prospect that in the coming years the U.S. and all countries in Europe and Latin America will legalize cannabis for recreational and medical purposes, as well as the potential penetration of other industry sectors in those markets, such as pharmaceuticals, alcohol, health and wellness and pet care.  

Tue
26
Feb

Starbucks could be the first big chain to launch cannabis drinks

Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) could be the first fast-food chain to roll out cannabis-infused drinks, according to analysts at Cowan. Although, it may be awhile before customers sip CBD-laced lattes from the Seattle-based caffeine giant.

Cowan released more than 100 pages of analysis on the CBD market on Monday. The firm’s consumer, health care, industrials and regulatory teams estimate non-psychoactive cannabidiol products will conservatively generate more than US$16 billion in retail sales by 2025.

Tue
26
Feb

1 marijuana stock to buy, 1 to hold, and 1 to sell

Every day, Wall Street analysts upgrade some stocks, downgrade others, and "initiate coverage" on a few more. But do these analysts even know what they're talking about? Today, we're taking three high-profile Wall Street picks and putting them under the microscope...

Mon
25
Feb

3 biggest marijuana stocks in the world's biggest marijuana market: Are they buys?

You hear about Canadian marijuana stocks all the time. But what about the stocks that do business day in and day out in the biggest marijuana market in the world? If you're wondering, that's the United States. 

While Canada's legal recreational marijuana market has received a lot of attention, and deservedly so, nearly 80% of all worldwide marijuana sales this year will be made in the good old USA. And there are some intriguing marijuana stocks that operate in the U.S. market.

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