San Diego now has 13 stores with licenses to sell recreational and medical marijuana. That’s more than most cities in California. But it’s nowhere near what some say is necessary to meet the city’s demand for marijuana.
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In a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday morning, Senator Orrin Hatch made the case for medical marijuana. During the hearing Hatch questioned U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions about a path forward for marijuana research.
Back in 1996, California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana, and in a few months, recreational use will be legal there too. Many are wondering how the development will impact the state’s wine industry.
People growing their own marijuana is a significant concern to Big Pharma. As state legalization of cannabis-derivatives spreads, the drug companies contemplating the potential of medical marijuana see a threat from both homegrown and professionally harvested medical-grade marijuana.
Well, we have news for Canadian marijuana stock investors: There’s a new threat on the horizon, at least for our neighbors to the north.
The threat of increasing competition for GW Pharmaceuticals’ promising epilepsy drug took a toll on investors’ confidence last month.
There are many reasons why Canopyis falling faster than its peers, but a big reason is the fact that Canopy was one of the first firms to the party. Canopy was one of the only ways to invest in the emerging marijuana industry, but now it is just one of many options to get in on the marijuana party.
Canopy Growth Corp. has garnered the most attention and established itself as the market leader; however, there is another company in the Canadian marijuana industry that could emerge as a potential winner.
Marijuana stocks may be in for a bumpy ride this year.
OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 23, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Vapor Slide, a first of its kind dual-purpose oil cartridge vaporizer that works either independently or with a water pipe, won the $50,000 grand prize for best pitch at Arcview’s Oakland Winners Fund pitch competition.
In Arizona, marijuana advocates expect legalization to decrease smuggling and damage drug cartels, according to CBSNews.com. Arizonans will vote in November 2016 on Proposition 205, which could legalize recreational marijuana, which supporters say will expose drug cartels to business competition.
Some California marijuana growers are opposing Proposition 64, the November 2016 ballot measure that if approved by voters would legalize recreational pot in the state. Some of the opposing growers are concerned about overburdens from regulation while others fear big-business competition, according to an Oct. 4, 2016, article at Reuters.com.
On July 28, 2016, Fox 12 Oregon reported that the Oregon State Fair, taking place Aug. 26-Sept. 5, 2016, in Salem at the L.B. Day Amphitheatre, is going to include a marijuana exhibit this year.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay is home to the world’s first government-regulated national marketplace for pot, so it’s not surprising that growers have a competition for best marijuana.
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In Oregon, the legal marijuana industry is booming, but not for everyone. As the marijuana market develops and reaches market saturation, more and more entrepreneurs have begun to struggle to keep up with the competition.
Weekly CannaBit for the week of Nov. 16, 2015: Tracking the daily sales activity over a six month period revealed two clear trends about marijuana consumption in Washington.
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?
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.
With the addition of Oregon to the list of states to legalize marijuana, Washington faces some unique challenges and competition from their southern neighbors.
DENVER, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — MassRoots, a social network for the cannabis community, is pleased to announce the winners of the Inaugural Marijuana Tech Startup Competition.
DENVER, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Tonight, more than 200 developers, investors and entrepreneurs will kick-off the inaugural Marijuana Tech Startup Competition, a hackathon devoted to developing products and services for the cannabis industry.
It is high time to start speculating about what it would mean if Oregon were to legalize recreational marijuana on November 4, 2014. What will the business environment be like? What are the implications for the industry in the state of Washington?