Just months after eight Hawaii companies were given the go-ahead to begin growing medical marijuana, the first crops are being harvested and the first dispensaries could be open this summer.
Connecticut lawmakers are questioning if legal marijuana is the best option in fixing the New England state’s current budget crisis.
Local law enforcement say there are still many questions to be answered about how to enforce the new legal marijuana law, especially when it comes to driving under the influence.
Maryland’s medical marijuana program took a big step forward this week with the awarding of the state’s first grower’s license. ForwardGro, based in Anne Arundel County, could make medicine available to patients this fall, but a number of outside forces might put the brakes on the process.
Physician David Casarett was tired of hearing hype and half-truths around medical marijuana, so he put on his skeptic’s hat and investigated on his own. He comes back with a fascinating report on what we know and what we don’t — and what mainstream medicine could learn from the modern medical marijuana dispensary.
They’re called edibles, and with marijuana now legal in California, they’re sending more and more kids to the emergency room. Now a proposed law that just passed in the Assembly would get the industry to stop making them.
Sen. Nick Scutari unveiled a 60-page bill to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana use in New Jersey, saying the state spends $127 million a year on enforcement efforts that do not work.
Lawmakers haven’t been able to tighten Massachusetts cannabis regulations in the ballot law after it passed 185 days ago.
Mother’s Day is a day to express your love and if you don’t have a gift yet, Jimmy Kimmel has this creative idea for those who live in legal marijuana states.
According to a new poll by SurveyMonkey and BudTrader.com, a medical marijuana marketplace, 87 percent of 152 NFL players support the use of medical marijuana in states where it’s already legal.
The California city has not forced any delivery businesses to shut down while officials sort out the rules for legalization in Sacramento.
Patients, caregivers and advocates are hoping to keep HB 2107 alive by gathering at the Texas State Capitol. They are urging members of the House Calendars Committee to schedule a vote on the bill, which would patients suffering from more than 22 conditions including cancer, HIV, Crohn’s Disease and PTSD to use medicinal marijuana.
They’re the new frontier of pot products. Candies, crackers, breath mints, even potato chips can be found at most marijuana dispensaries. Edibles are the fastest-growing segment of the multibillion-dollar cannabis industry.
Los Angeles’ Marijuana Don of Hollywood, BigMike Straumietis, shatters the stoner stereotype with his multi-million dollar cannabis company.
A California man is facing potential with manslaughter and DUI of drugs, but proving impairment and a marijuana DUI may be difficult in court.
Are women fastest growing group of marijuana users? According to CBS, since Californians voted to legalize recreational marijuana women are embracing it.
Watch Bradley Orr, CEO of Stratos, and Michael Katz, CEO of Evoxe, talk about processing and manufacturing cannabis at the World of Cannabis in Las Vegas.
Get the inside scoop of how running a marijuana farm works as every individual cannabis plant is tracked end-to-end in this mass scale scientific farming.
In Massachusettes, there’s a giant loophole in the law that may have turned the legalization of recreational pot into a goldmine for potential drug dealers.
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of http://www.MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Trent Sutton, CFO of Flex Mod Solutions.
Massachusetts lawmakers are still working out the final provisions in the state’s recreational marijuana law, with one lawmaker proposing banning EBT cards to purchase the recreational drug.
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of http://www.MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Bradley Orr, CEO of Stratos.
On April 20, 2017, Netflix released a teaser video announcing the Aug. 25 premiere of “Disjointed,” a half-hour comedy about a family-owned cannabis dispensary in Los Angeles.
Recreational marijuana is now legal in several U.S. states, and more than 20% of people over 21 years old in the country are allowed to smoke legally. CNN’s Cristina Alesci explains what you need to know about the future of the weed industry.
In honor of 4/20, The Daily Show host, Trevor Noah, breaks down how Attorney General Jeff Sessions is ramping up enforcement of marijuana laws and makes the case that President Trump is always high.
In this interview, MJIC’s Randy Shipley talks on marijuana industry investors, opportunities in the field, and the future of cannabis.
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of MJINews.com, interview Jarrod Smith, CEO of Rolling Paper Depot.
In an interview with Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga, former Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I. claims lobbyists for marijuana legalization are attempting to sell Americans on a “Trojan horse.” Should members of the legal marijuana industry be concerned about Kennedy’s argument gaining momentum?
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Eric Lachange, COO of Pathogen DX.
A Cincinnati investor plans to cash in on marijuana. A year from now, James Gould hopes to be meandering through lush green rows of what he’s betting will be Ohio’s next cash crop: medical marijuana.
CityNews reporter Shauna Hunt takes a look at the impact marijuana legalization will have on the city of Toronto.
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Kelly Ogilive, CEO of DeepCell Industries.
\Sacramento County is moving forward with a proposal to ban all commercial marijuana activities. The first vote passed 3-1 on Tuesday afternoon.
MJIC Inc. has added five new companies to the U.S. Marijuana Index as a result of its quarterly rebalancing.
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Richard Zimmer III, Co-Founder of Munchies B Gone.
On April 6, 2017, both chambers of the Indiana Legislature approved measures loosening restrictions on a marijuana-derived oil used to treat epilepsy.
A battle over Maryland’s medical marijuana program is coming down to the number of licenses. Lawmakers are wrangling over increasing the number of medical marijuana licenses to achieve racial diversity. The law currently allows for 15 licenses. The Legislative Black Caucus wants to increase the licenses by five.
On April 6, 2017, United States Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., announced the introduction of a bill to reschedule cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule III, shifting it from a class of drugs categorized as having no medical benefit to a class of drugs categorized as having known medical benefits paired with low rates of abuse and dependence.
Whether you want to create one, invest in one, or buy from someone, hear Aaron Raskin of Harbinger Pro, plus AJ and Jen Gentile of SpeedWeed, discuss the pros and cons of legal cannabis licensing, branding and franchises at the World of Cannabis in Las Vegas.
On Tuesday, the City Council passed two ordinances relating to marijuana manufacturing and testing businesses. Business owners will be able to apply for a permit beginning May 4.
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Steef Fleur, photographer for Green Gold Stories.
Under federal law, even legal marijuana is illegal. John Oliver explains why conflicting drug laws pose serious problems.
MyDx (OTCQB:MYDX) stock chart technical analysis for March 31, 2017.
Shoppers Drug Mart spokesperson Tammy Smitham told CityNews that “effective immediately prescriptions for medical marijuana will be covered up to an annual maximum of $1,500.” Loblaw employees would also be covered. Loblaw owns Shoppers.
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Walter Paulsen, CEO of Alula Hydronutrients.
A west New York-based biotech company has successfully grown a strain of marijuana that contains zero THC, a feat the company says will transform the medical marijuana industry.
In this survey we will be reviewing the stocks that make up the North American Marijuana Index. In Part 1, we’ll look at Canopy Growth Corp. (OTCPK:TWMJF), GW pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:GWPH), Axim Biotechnologies Inc. (OTCQB:AXIM), and United Cannabis Corp. (OTCQB:CNAB).
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Kevin Sutherland, CEO of Canna Mergers.
Stephen Colbert takes on Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his strong stance on marijuana on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
Are you concerned about the pedigree of cannabis investment management? If so, just take a good look at the management at MJIC. MJIC is a holding company deploying a diversified business plan in the legal cannabis industry.