Comedic legend and television star Roseanne Barr is poised to join the growing list of celebrities entering the legal marijuana market.
Cannabis is in a unique situation of potential exponential growth both from the financial standpoint and the research and development standpoint, but has to trade in a market place with a dubious reputation.
ALBANY — Mirroring a national trend toward an acceptance of marijuana, the New York State Department of Health announced the names of five organizations on Friday that will be allowed to sell the drug for medical use in the state.
Backers of a proposed marijuana legalization amendment filed 95,572 additional signatures with the state this afternoon, likely enough to qualify the issue for the Nov. 3 ballot.
The marijuana movement has witnessed some incredible advances in a relatively short period of time.
Four states and the District of Columbia have legalized marijuana for recreational use, but only Colorado and Washington have licensed dispensaries that can legally sell recreational cannabis.
Supervisors of state chartered credit unions have written to Congress in support of legislation that would clarify the legality of providing financial services to legal marijuana businesses.
The upcoming Cannabis Creative Conference, slated for July 29 and 30 at the Oregon Expo Center in Portland, has added an Investment Forum on July 28 to help investors and entrepreneurs profit in the newly legalized marijuana industry. The forum is presented by the Marijuana Investor Summit.
A growing number of marijuana dispensaries in the city of Aspen generated $6.74 million in taxable retail sales in the year between May 2014 and May 2015, according to numbers released this week by the city of Aspen.
Israel’s leading producer of medical marijuana is joining a local group vying for a coveted license to distribute the drug in New York State.
While marijuana legalization remains a controversial topic, it has long been argued that marijuana market affects the real estate industry in a positive way.
Yes, cannabis can. It has been a landmark time for marijuana, with entrepreneurs rushing into the Wild West of the budding industry. They’re not just growers and sellers, but forward-looking tech experts who have seen pot’s bright digital future.
A former “Wolf of Wall Street” has his eyes on another pot of gold.
The business of selling marijuana legally—for medical and recreational purposes—is expanding. But so are concerns that African-Americans are being shut out of this new industry.
While there are exchange-traded funds for rare earth metals and for stocks headquartered in Nashville there are no ETFs that track pot stocks.
Now in our post-recessionary age, experts are predicting that similar to internet startups, cannabis will be the next industry to rock the business, financial and investment worlds.
In a city with dispensaries as common as coffee shops, Denver is undoubtedly the epicenter of the legal marijuana movement. And if you’re in the business of bud, it’s a good place to be: Colorado accounted for a third of the country’s 2.7 billion dollar marijuana market last year.
One of Vancouver Island’s largest medical marijuana growing companies announced Thursday it is laying off 61 employees.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — The first medical marijuana dispensary in Massachusetts has opened nearly three years after voters overwhelmingly approved marijuana for medicinal use.
Pencil in that staycation you’ve dreamed of — the nation’s largest medical cannabis dispensary, Harborside Health Center of Oakland, and a fast-growing pot delivery tech startup, GreenRush, announced today a new partnership to serve East Bay patients.
At regular intervals throughout the year, just about every industry takes time out to get its ranks together to network, entertain potential clients and show off new products.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Oregon’s legislators proposed a new retail sales tax for marijuana designed to replace the harvest tax approved by voters last November.
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.