As cultivation, distribution, medical and personal use become increasingly legal at the state level, entrepreneurs, their friends and family and other early-stage investors are starting to see pathways to harvest.
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If you’re looking for the seeds of a powerful moneymaker, this could be it. But telling the forest from the weeds is another story.
JOHNSTOWN, Ohio — Andy Joseph didn’t seek the marijuana industry — it found him.
The 2016 presidential field is taking shape, and many of the candidates are weighing in on the debate about marijuana.
ED ZIMMERMAN: “Businessmen they drink my wine, Plowmen dig my herb.”
A Minnesota health official instrumental in getting the state’s medical marijuana program off the ground is leaving to become chief executive of one of the two marijuana producers in the state.
Science crowdfunding startup Walacea is helping Madrid’s MedicalCannabis Bike Tour to raise the final €85,000 it needs to conduct an independent clinical trial into the effect of cannabinoids on brain tumours.
Pax Labs, the San Francisco maker of a popular electronic cigarette, announced $46.7 million in new funding Wednesday — a sign of investor confidence not only in the booming vaporizer market but also in the marijuana industry.
The business of legal weed is entering a new stage, as a broad infrastructure of related services, particularly financial, develops.
Heliospectra AB (publ), which is a world leader in intelligent lighting technologies for plant research and greenhouse cultivation, gets top score in a new study carried out by the American University of Akron Research Foundation.
A company vying to be one of the first to distribute medical marijuana in New York City has inked a deal for a space in Downtown Brooklyn and could open a dispensary there within six months.
Home prices have shot up by double-digits, inventory has fallen dramatically and multiple offers with bidding wars have become common.
Montevideo, Jun 1 (EFE).– Special soil, humidity gauges, pruning shears and books on growing cannabis are among the items in demand in Uruguay a year after the regulations for producing and marketing marijuana under government control took effect.
When medical marijuana becomes available in Minnesota on July 1, two state-approved companies will begin selling cannabis in pill and oil form to patients who suffer from cancer, HIV, AIDS, ALS and other conditions.
The unspoken rules of the “puff, puff, pass” ritual — including all of the steps it takes to toke up — are obvious to those who already partake. But for those just now starting to explore the world of cannabis, there’s a lot to learn.
“Is medical marijuana right for me?” American war veterans can ask that question, but doctors with the Department of Veterans Affairs are banned by the federal government from answering.
MassRoots (OTC.BB:MSRT) has been called the Facebook for pot smokers, but this online social website for the cannabis community is fighting cannabias.
Canopy, a Boulder-based incubator for pot entrepreneurs, is the first of its kind, reports CBS News correspondent Barry Petersen.
For the president of a food and animal testing lab, the marijuana industry is starting to look like a good investment.
A Las Vegas bank that had planned to offer accounts to medical marijuana businesses has backed off, citing the astronomical cost of complying with federal regulations.
Eddie Miller, the 30-year-old founder of a budding pot empire, doesn’t come off as your typical weed advocate.
MedMen Founder and Managing Partner Adam Bierman and Bloomberg’s Keri Geiger discuss cash from legalized marijuana sales and the banking industry.
“When we want to raise capital,” Dooma Wendschuh, the thirty-eight-year-old co-founder of a cannabis company called ebbu, said, “I go up to someone and say, ‘Would you like to invest in my company?'”
The next time you hop into a car from ride-hailing service Sidecar, your co-passenger might be an eighth of weed.
In what’s being hailed as a world first, two groups, including the research wing of the McGill University Health Centre, have launched a registry of medical cannabis users.
Legal marijuana is already big business in America. Colorado alone sold more than $700 million worth of legal weed in 2014, its first full-year of legal recreational and medical sales.
The former top lawyer at Kroger is investing in the Butler County farm that will grow marijuana if Ohio voters approve a constitutional amendment to legalize the drug.
The Oscar winner sat down to discuss his new film 5 Flights Up, why he left the Big Apple, and how marijuana is the only thing that can help ease his pain.
The legalization of marijuana – no matter how sticky the parameters – will undoubtedly bring the people behind the scenes of a billion-dollar industry to the forefront.
As marijuana laws undergo serious change in the U.S., new pot-related startups have sparked up all over the place. But what will separate the pretenders from the contenders in what’s becoming an extremely crowded space?
A bill sponsored by a Colorado Congressman that would allow legal marijuana dispensaries access to the federal banking system has been re-introduced to the House of Representatives — but it faces long odds.
Starting a new business is complicated enough – company founders have to find a place to set up shop, hire great employees, manage cash flow, market their goods or services and sometimes hire experts to help.
New York State has begun accepting applications for its medical marijuana licenses this week. Applicants can submit questions through May 5th and the Department of Health Services (DOH) must answer those questions by May 14th.
Watch the Marijuana Investor Summit wrap up by Pot Stocks.
DENVER — The convention floor at Denver Airport’s Crowne Plaza this sunny Tuesday afternoon in April could be the trade show for any well-established industry.
While some people spent 4/20 enjoying marijuana, others in Denver were learning how to invest in the growing pot industry to make some money.
The “Real Time With Bill Maher” host announced on his show Friday that he has started a Change.org petition to make 4/20 a national holiday.
In “Weed the People,” Bainbridge Island author Bruce Barcott delivers a thorough and entertaining survey of the burgeoning legalization of marijuana in the U.S.
This week, Mass Roots—a sort-of Facebook for weed lovers—will be one of the first canna-businesses to go public.
A subsidiary of fertilizer giant Scotts Miracle-Gro announced a deal Thursday to acquire General Hydroponics, a homegrown Sonoma County company that has become a major international supplier of liquid nutrients used to grow food, flowers and indoor marijuana.
Find out why investors and cannabis companies are converging on The Marijuana Investor Summit in April in Denver. Avoid the mistakes that most rookie cannabis investors make and understand where the market is heading before the masses.
Indiana’s new “religious freedom” law has been widely criticized and condemned by many, but an innovative marijuana activist in the state is using the bill’s legal protections as a means to set up a new religious sect — the First Church of Cannabis.
States that have legalized marijuana need to put strong restrictions on the drug’s edible products, according to two Stanford law professors.
Runner’s high is taking on a new meaning as elite endurance athletes start fessing up to using cannabis while training to help them endure boredom, reduce pain, and ease nausea.
Thirteen months ago, shortly after marijuana had been legalized in Colorado and Washington, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said there were no plans to change the league’s stance on the drug anytime soon.
More than half of Americans report that they have tried marijuana. What does this mean for zero-tolerance workplaces?
Some may not like it, but legal cannabis is big business already — a $700 million business last year in Colorado alone, Viridian Capital & Research reports.
Former Philadelphia real estate broker turned developer David Dinenberg (he worked with David Grasso on the Valley Square center in Bucks) says he has raised $2 million, from investors including Lindy Snider.
Two congressmen filed separate House bills on Friday that together would legalize, regulate and tax marijuana at the federal level, effectively ending the U.S. government’s decadeslong prohibition of the plant.
Could Canada’s first mover advantage in the business of marijuana translate into an industry that we could ultimately export to the United States?