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Cannabis in the UK: Time for a Change?

Cannabis in the UK: Time for a Change?

Cannabis in the UK: Time for a Change?

As countries across the world look to decriminalise cannabis, Jim Connolly asks whether it’s time to change the law on cannabis in the UK.

Should Investors Avoid Canadian Marijuana Producers With U.S. Assets?

Should Investors Avoid Canadian Marijuana Producers With U.S. Assets?

TMX Group Ltd. (TSX:X), the operator of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV), has reportedly been speaking with regulators to figure out what will happen to Canadian marijuana producers with assets in the U.S.

Want Access to California's Top Marijuana Officials? It Could Cost Big Bucks

Want Access to California’s Top Marijuana Officials? It Could Cost Big Bucks

Today, investors are licking their chops over the prospect of a “green rush” when recreational retailers and weed makers are allowed to open for business Jan. 1.

Canada's TMX Asks Regulators for Rules for U.S.-Linked Pot Stocks

Canada’s TMX Asks Regulators for Rules for U.S.-Linked Pot Stocks

Canada’s TMX Group Ltd (X.TO) is seeking guidance from the country’s securities regulators, it said on Thursday, as it weighs how to deal with marijuana companies listed in Canada with interests in the United States, where the business remains federally illegal.

Can Medical Marijuana Revive Israel's Kibbutz Movement?

Can Medical Marijuana Revive Israel’s Kibbutz Movement?

By all accounts, Eilon Bdil has no personal interest in marijuana. But as the business manager of Kibbutz Elifaz, he’s a big believer in the herb. Bdil sees medical marijuana as a unique opportunity to revive his remote Negev community.

Lawmaker Calls Arkansas Medical Marijuana Business "Wild, Wild West"

Lawmaker Calls Arkansas Medical Marijuana Business “Wild, Wild West”

Future medical marijuana growers and sellers in the Natural State can’t take their money to the bank, for now, that is. After doing his homework, the state lawmaker who crafted the new cannabis laws has learned more money, more problems when it comes to doing business without banking assistance.

Cleveland Cannabis College Curriculum Expanding This Fall

Cleveland Cannabis College Curriculum Expanding This Fall

A year shy of Ohio’s medical marijuana program becoming operational, Cleveland Cannabis College is expanding it’s curriculum in the hopes of helping to fill the thousands of jobs that could be created with the budding industry.

Marijuana States Try to Curb Smuggling, Avert US Crackdown

Marijuana States Try to Curb Smuggling, Avert US Crackdown

Officials suspect pot grown legally in Oregon and other marijuana states is also being smuggled out, and the trafficking is putting America’s multibillion-dollar marijuana industry at risk.

Israel Medical Marijuana: Joint Panel Approves Government-Run Export Plan

Israel Medical Marijuana: Joint Panel Approves Export Plan

Israel’s Finance and Health ministries approved a medical marijuana export plan that looks to increase annual revenue from $1 billion to $4 billion as the government-supervised program seeks to brand and market its pot products internationally.

Little Evidence Shows Cannabis Helps Chronic Pain or PTSD

Little Evidence Shows Cannabis Helps Chronic Pain or PTSD

Even though pain and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are among the most common reasons people use medical marijuana in the U.S., there isn’t much proof cannabis works for either one of these conditions, two research reviews suggest.

Ready or Not, Maryland Marijuana Firms Face Big Deadline

Ready or Not, Maryland Marijuana Firms Face Big Deadline

Maryland’s beleaguered medical marijuana industry faces a critical deadline Monday, when companies the state has selected to grow the plant are required to be operational.

TMX Says Lower Trading Volume Mostly Due to Avoidance of Pot Stocks

TMX Says Lower Trading Volume Mostly Due to Avoidance of Pot Stocks

TMX Group Ltd’s CEO on Thursday brushed off signs that the grip of Canada’s dominant stock exchange operator on overall trading volumes was slipping, saying recent market share losses were mostly due to its rejection of certain listings.

With Pot Legal, Massachusetts Vows Crackdown on Impaired Drivers

With Pot Legal, Massachusetts Vows Crackdown on Impaired Drivers

Massachusetts officials promised a crackdown Thursday on marijuana-impaired driving as the state prepared for full implementation of the voter-approved law legalizing adult use of recreational pot.

Marijuana Use Holds Three-Fold Blood Pressure Death Risk: Study

Marijuana Use Holds Three-Fold Blood Pressure Death Risk: Study

People who smoke marijuana have a three times greater risk of dying from hypertension, or high blood pressure, than those who have never used the drug, scientists said on Wednesday.

Smoking Legal Pot in Las Vegas Tricky for Tourists

Smoking Legal Pot in Las Vegas Tricky for Tourists

The legal use of marijuana is the latest temptation available to tens of millions of people who visit Las Vegas each year. But the law mandates the legally bought marijuana be consumed in a private residence, which puts tourists in a tough spot.

The 1 Word in GW Pharmaceuticals' Q3 Update That Disappointed Investors

The 1 Word in GW Pharmaceuticals’ Q3 Update That Disappointed Investors

When GW Pharmaceuticals announced its fiscal third-quarter results on Monday, the company provided plenty of information about its performance during the quarter. However, it wasn’t any of the numbers in the update that caused this decline. Instead, one word caused investors’ disappointment.

Is Big Pharma for or Against Legalizing Medical Marijuana? Maybe Both

Is Big Pharma for or Against Legalizing Medical Marijuana? Maybe Both

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.

Illegal Marijuana Farms Dump Shocking Amount of Toxic Waste

Illegal Marijuana Farms Dump Shocking Amount of Toxic Waste

There’s a harsh downside to the boom in marijuana legalization and use on the West Coast: Illegal marijuana growers are polluting the environment to an alarming degree and threatening the health of people and rare wildlife in the process.

Top Trump Advisor Roger Stone on What Changed His Mind on Marijuana

Top Trump Advisor Roger Stone on What Changed His Mind on Marijuana

Roger Stone is a top Republican strategist, lobbyist, and longtime advisor to Donald Trump. He’s known for getting down and dirty in his lobbying, and in fact, is the subject of the popular Netflix documentary, Get Me Roger Stone, that explores the life and career of strategy and public policy. Recently however, Stone has had a change of heart on one hot-button issue in modern politics: Marijuana.

Huff, Puff, Pass? AG’s Pot Fury Not Echoed by Task Force

Huff, Puff, Pass? AG’s Pot Fury Not Echoed by Task Force

The betting was that law-and-order Attorney General Jeff Sessions would come out against the legalized marijuana industry with guns blazing. But the task force Sessions assembled to find the best legal strategy is giving him no ammunition.

NFL’s Chief Medical Officer Calls Marijuana Research ‘Really Important’

NFL’s Chief Medical Officer Calls Marijuana Research ‘Really Important’

The NFL’s chief medical officer says it is “really important” for the league and the NFL Players Association to determine whether marijuana can be used as an effective and safe pain-management tool for players.

Iowa's New Medical Marijuana Law Draws Interest From Possible Entrepreneurs

Iowa’s New Medical Marijuana Law Draws Interest From Possible Entrepreneurs

Several dozen people have expressed interest in manufacturing or distributing medical marijuana products under Iowa’s new law, despite strict limits on what they would be able to sell, a state administrator said Wednesday.

Sen. Cory Booker Says Marijuana Should be Legal in America

Sen. Cory Booker Says Marijuana Should be Legal in America

In a Facebook live address, Cory Booker introduced legislation that would legalize pot at the federal level citing that current drug laws “are badly broken” and disproportionately hurt minority communities.


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