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San Francisco is another step closer to allowing recreational marijuana sales to start in January after city leaders approved regulations in a mandatory second vote Tuesday.
People are crediting the cannabis compound CBD for helping with everything from childhood seizures to cancer. Meet Tracy and Josh who credit the treatment in part for saving the life of their daughter Sophie.
Funding for the federal government is set to run out on Friday, unless Congress enacts a bill extending current spending levels. Also set to expire is a current rider that prevents the Department of Justice from interfering with state medical cannabis laws.
A medical marijuana card used to be the key to buying and possessing pot in Oregon. But the rise of recreational marijuana is making the cards primarily valuable only as a discount card.
Canada’s Aurora Cannabis Inc (ACB.TO) said on Monday it increased its stake in Australia-based Cann Group Ltd (CAN.AX) to 22.9 percent from 19.9 percent, its latest move to expand in the cannabis industry.
Making medical marijuana legal in Ohio will require breaking a few laws first. The state’s medical cannabis growers face a curious — and perhaps risky — predicament.
The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission says the highest-scoring bids to become the first legal growers of medical marijuana in the state will be announced Feb. 27.
The first U.S. exchange-traded fund, ETF, to focus on marijuana stocks is launching Dec. 26 — days before California legalizes recreational cannabis use on January 1.
Here is why some Massachusetts marijuana reform advocates are insisting that additional funding is necessary for marijuana control operations.
Alcohol sales fell by 15 percent following the introduction of medical marijuana laws in a number of states, according to a new working paper by researchers at the University of Connecticut and Georgia State University.
Minnesotans with autism and obstructive sleep apnea will be able to use medical marijuana as of next July to manage their medical conditions.
For months, Joe Devlin and his team have been working to create the rules and regulations for each aspect of Sacramento’s cannabis industry, including cultivation, delivery, dispensary, testing, and transportation.
The tiny village of Mount Orab and the city of Akron are among diverse locations of 12 large growers Ohio has picked for its medical marijuana program.
A Republican senator from a state where marijuana is legal is pushing this week to give cannabis businesses a measure of tax fairness.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday gave his strongest signal yet that the Justice Department’s more hands-off approach to marijuana enforcement may soon be changing.
The majority of registered voters in New York State are in favor of legal recreational marijuana for adults, according to an Emerson College public opinion survey.
The Marijuana Index, which covers leading cannabis investments on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border, rose 7% on Monday to close at 174.82.
Over the past year, investors have been anxiously following the progression of marijuana stocks such as Canopy Growth Corp, which offer the promise of significant growth from the new, emerging segment of the economy.
MPs passed the Liberal government’s bill to legalize cannabis Monday evening, sending the marijuana legislation down the hall to the Senate for further study and debate.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is giving Indiana retailers 60 days to get CBD oil off their shelves. The decision came Tuesday, roughly a week after state Attorney General Curtis Hill issued an opinion saying CBD oil was illegal in the state.
If it seems like there’s been a spurt of deals and potential deals going on in the cannabis industry lately, it’s because that’s exactly what’s happening.
In February 2015, Alaska became one of the first states to legalize recreational marijuana with a 53% vote in favor of the drug. Even though cannabis was made legal in the state, it took another year for Alaska to approve cannabis retail stores and manufacturers. Now, since the state has approved full legalization, the industry has grown, affecting Alaska’s economy in a number of ways.
California cannabis entrepreneurs will earn $5.2B in revenue in 2018 as recreational use becomes legal there. The state of California will collect about one billion dollars in accompanying marijuana taxes.
A Vancouver cannabis company is scrambling to keep up with a flood of orders for marijuana-filled advent calendars, but the novel take on a popular Christmas tradition has some health experts ringing alarms.
Big-box stores won’t be the only ones offering discounts to shoppers in Las Vegas this Black Friday. Marijuana dispensaries are rolling out deals, too.
What happens when three generations smoke weed together? Watch Madison, her mom and her grandma smoke.
The sales of marijuana in California and the measures taken to try and combat it are being examined again.
Cannabis ads on Muni buses are set to disappear in metaphorical a puff of smoke. Ads for recreational pot will be banned going forward on San Francisco’s public transit system after a vote by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency on Tuesday.
State officials met Tuesday in hopes to legalize medical marijuana here in Kentucky. A task force lead by Kentucky’s Secretary Of State Alison Lundergan Grimes met in Frankfort Tuesday afternoon to explore the possibilities.
Meet Jen Gentile, Chief Creative Officer for MJIC. We interviewed her on the floor of MJBizCon in Las Vegas.
Texans can now access medical marijuana legally because of a law signed by Governor Abbott. In compliance with the Compassionate Use Program, the first dispensary will soon open in Schulenburg, Texas.
Barely a month after being ousted as head of the cannabis social network he launched in 2013, MassRoots founder Isaac Dietrich is now being sued by his former company, which alleges he stole more than $250,000 from the business.
A medical marijuana company in New York is looking to start the holiday shopping season off on a high note with a Cyber Monday deal on weed.
Phil Matier talks with state senator Scott Wiener (D-S.F.) about the competing city and state politics around recreational pot use on Matier in the Morning.
Canada’s weed stocks, which have surrendered some of the potent gains that pushed them to record highs this month, face a bumpy ride in 2018 that could purge smaller players, as the country moves to allow recreational use of cannabis in July.
Say hello to the very first marijuana ETF for the U.S. As reported by CNBC, on Oct. 27, ETF Managers Group filed for a new ETF, the Alternative Agroscience ETF.
California just released new rules for legal marijuana that will take effect January 1, 2018.
With the state set to make medical marijuana available within weeks, two Maryland companies have formed a partnership to study how well vapor-inhalation devices work for patients.
The state health department released a pack of proposed rules for the medical marijuana industry, which will be the subject of a public hearing this month.
In this scene from WEEDIQUETTE, Krishna meets with former illicity cannabis farmer Juan Bastilla to learn about the violence that occurred in Colombia when FARC and the government were against one another.
Not surprisingly, Canadian pot stocks have been the top performers of late, with Canopy Growth Corp. (NASDAQOTH:TWMJF), the now-largest marijuana stock in the world by market cap, leading the charge.
Could legal medical marijuana be on the horizon in Kentucky? Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes said Wednesday she wants to legalize medical marijuana in the Bluegrass State by 2018.
Vancouver-based Aurora Cannabis Inc. said Tuesday that it has made an all-share offer for CanniMed Therapeutics Inc., a fellow Canadian medical marijuana company.
Congressman Steve Cohen (D-TN 9th District) questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions on America’s marijuana laws and Session’s infamous quote “good people don’t smoke marijuana.”
Obama-era guidance that allows states to legalize marijuana without federal interference remains in effect, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday during a congressional hearing
San Francisco supervisors delayed voting Tuesday on proposed pot regulations, making it more unlikely that people in this weed-friendly city will be able to buy recreational pot when adult use becomes legal Jan. 1 in California.
Who can operate a marijuana business may include felons if an equity program is approved by the Sacramento City Council.
A subsidiary of the New York Stock Exchange launches trading on Dec. 26 for its first-ever marijuana fund, a major step for an industry that’s struggled to access mainstream U.S. financial instruments, even as Canadian markets have kicked off marijuana investment.
A group seeking to legalize recreational marijuana in Michigan says it has collected enough signatures to qualify for the 2018 ballot but is struggling to pay off the professional firm it hired to gather them.