The history of marijuana in Germany dates back to the Late Stone Age, when cannabis seeds were planted at least 7,500 years ago in Thuringia.
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After four of five statewide marijuana legalization ballot initiatives were approved by voters in 2016, no additional states ended cannabis prohibition in 2017 (though New Hampshire did decriminalize possession of the drug and West Virginia allowed its medical use).
Unions have caught a whiff of a rare opportunity to organize a whole new set of workers as recreational marijuana becomes legal in California.
Virginia is wrapping up its second year of a research program that allows farmers to grow hemp, a crop long banned because of its association with marijuana.
A video for California retail businesses, one of three in a series by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, to help retailers learn about their tax responsibilities.
A video for California distribution businesses, one of three in a series by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, to help distributors learn about their tax responsibilities.
For many pot lovers, this Christmas is much more about reefer than wreaths. Gifting marijuana has long been a part of the culture, and the drug’s newly legal status is a source of Yuletide celebration in four states.
A video for California cultivation and manufacturing businesses, one of three in a series by the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration, to help cultivators and manufacturers learn about their tax responsibilities.
Anticipating that weed will be legal in California (for adults, for adults) come the first of the year, Jack In The Box–a burger chain that got its start in San Diego over half a century ago–is wasting no time getting ready.
Medical marijuana maker Aphria Inc said on Thursday it would invest C$10 million ($7.80 million) in the proposed combination of two recreational marijuana companies to expand its presence in the sector.
Phil Matier reports on Alameda County officials and business people sorting out rules of recreational marijuana sales at summit.
Mexico will legalize sales of marijuana-based medicines, foods, drinks, cosmetics and other products early next year, its health regulator said on Wednesday, bringing some forms of cannabis into legal commerce even as the country struggles with the illicit drug trade.
You might be wondering what’s behind the big rally in cannabis stocks? While a generally bullish market has certainly helped, there are five other considerably more prominent reasons behind the rally in marijuana stocks in 2017.
Doctors and pharmacists at the Veterans Affairs Department have been cleared to talk about the pluses and minuses of medical marijuana use with vets who ask about the drug.
In this scene from MOST EXPENSIVEST, 2 Chainz, Hannibal Burress, and Tommy Chong savor the most expensive marijuana meal including juices, mac and cheese, and chicken wings.
The University of the Sciences this week became the latest academic player in Philly to announce it was getting into marijuana research.
A new Health Canada survey shows that Canadian cannabis users are hazy on the risks of driving while under the influence of the drug.
Senior citizens are the fastest growing demographic of marijuana users in the country, and they’re finding more ways to use it than ever before.
Canada’s Canopy Growth Corp said it would form a joint venture with privately owned Canopy Rivers Corp and Quebec-based tomato producer Les Serres Stéphane Bertrand to grow cannabis in a tomato greenhouse.
One oft-cited statistic about the cannabis space claims that women hold 36% of leadership positions in the industry, higher than the 22% average across all U.S. businesses.
Investors have been eager to enter the Canadian marijuana space as the country moves towards launching its recreational cannabis market next July.
The state issued the first few licenses to sell recreational marijuana beginning in January. One of those businesses is in Santa Cruz and Maria Medinat talked with the firm’s founder on Friday.
Medical marijuana company Aurora Cannabis Inc said on Monday its acquisition-target CanniMed Therapeutics Inc’s plan to buy smaller rival Newstrike Resources Ltd was a “terrible deal” for CanniMed shareholders.
With the cannabis supply in Alaska increasing and wholesale prices declining, growers are feeling a pinch from the state’s wholesale tax. Some are calling for reform.
County voting on Proposition 64 in California can offer insight into how medical marijuana dispensaries will be marketing themselves, according to research from UC Davis. “The way that communities vote and the values they have are going to have an impact on how this industry’s going to evolve over time,” said Greta Hsu, a professor at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management and lead author on the paper, soon to be published in the journal Organizational Science.
Teen use of marijuana remains high and vaping appears to be one reason, a new U.S. survey shows.
Vermont appears poised to become the next state to legalize marijuana. And, according to top elected officials, it is likely to do so within a matter of weeks.
MassRoots founder, Isaac Dietrich, has found a way to regain control of the company he founded. In an 8k filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, it was confirmed that CEO Scott Kveton has resigned. The filing also confirmed that all other board members are no longer with the company.
The Cannabis Control Commission plans to grant priority review to license applicants who have lived in areas with high rates of marijuana-related arrests.
You like wine. You like weed. But how do you feel about weed wine? As perplexing as that might sound, it’s actually something adults living in legal marijuana states will be able to sip on.
TheraCann USA Benchmark has abandoned plans to build a $20 million medical marijuana facility in Kingsley. Richard Goodman, president of TheraCann USA, confirmed the decision on Wednesday, Dec. 13.
Here’s why the marijuana market is so intriguing, how big the opportunity could be, and why these stocks are top stocks to own.
The legal weed business is growing even faster than most people thought it would when certain U.S. states started legalizing recreational marijuana a few years ago.
It was another big day of gains on Tuesday for the North American Marijuana Index, even as some investors anxiously wait for the Fed to announce an interest rate hike in the next 24 hours.
Comedian and legendary stoner Cheech Marin doesn’t want your pot business to go up in smoke.
In just 21 days, recreational marijuana sales will be legal in California. Many are predicting a “Green Rush,” so here’s how to set up a legal marijuana business in the state.
An overwhelming majority of health care professionals who care for children with cancer would be willing to help those children get medical marijuana—though less enthusiastically if they happen to be among the providers who are actually eligible to provide it, found a new study.
California is just weeks away from officially kicking off recreational cannabis sales and the state finally started accepting license applications late last week.
Colorado teens are using marijuana at the lowest rate in a decade, and the rates at which the same group of children are using it continues to decline.
A new medical marijuana center opened its doors to patients in Downtown Pittsburgh on Friday morning.
Medical marijuana company CanniMed Therapeutics Inc has asked Canadian regulators to intervene as it seeks to prevent a hostile takeover by bigger rival Aurora Cannabis Inc.
North Dakota health officials will begin gathering public input Monday about proposed medical marijuana rules as the state prepares to launch its program.
Local businesses are facing a dilema now that recreational marijuana is legal in Nevada. The question is, do they hire someone who uses the drug on their own time? Companies are being forced to review their policies.
In the past five years, eight states and Washington, D.C., have legalized recreational marijuana for adults. Today, 68 million people live in areas where marijuana is treated like alcohol or tobacco.
Wildfires blazing through Southern California are worrying marijuana growers, who fear that smoke could damage their crops, the basis of a newly legalized industry in the state.
Aurora Cannabis has launched the first ever “hostile” takeover of another ACMPR Licensed Producer of Medical Marijuana. Executive Vice President Cam Battley lays out the case for why CanniMed shareholders should tender their shares to the Aurora bid.
San Francisco could have recreational weed for sale the first week of January under legislation signed by San Francisco’s mayor.
A healthy day of trading for Canadian cannabis stocks led the North American Marijuana Index to gain several points over Monday’s 169.07 close.
Maryland citizens interested in buying medical marijuana days after the launch of a state-sanctioned program may already be out of luck.
Medicinal marijuana stores are finally beginning to open after Maryland legalized the substance in 2013, and a California-based company is helping make that transition smoother.