High-level staff at outdoor recreational outfitter REI have internally discussed entering the marijuana industry, but amid ongoing uncertainty on the federal level, the company is not seriously considering such a move.
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Liberty Health Sciences Inc. (CSE:LHS) (OTCBB:SCQBD) (“Liberty” or the “Company”) announced today that there is no structural damage to its facility in Alachua, Florida as a result of Hurricane Irma.
The booming marijuana business has grown to new heights in states where it is legal, thanks to edible editions. But the new ways people are consuming cannabis are also raising some warning flags.
Recreational cannabis is a $6 billion industry that is projected to reach $50 billion in legal annual sales by 2026. Here’s what you need to know if you’re thinking of investing in marijuana.
Whereas most weed businesses are working harder than ever to increase their grow capacity, Cronos Group is a company that’s trying to work smarter. Based in Canada, Cronos Group is an investment firm that primarily invests in Canadian-based pot companies involved in Canada’s medical-marijuana industry.
The California City police and fire departments are preparing for the addition of dozens of medical marijuana cultivation and manufacturing businesses.
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 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.
In this Cal Can Biz Expo interview, watch Kristen Fox, Editor-in-Chief of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Jordan Gerber, President of MJIC Capital.
Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation President Sergeant Demetrick Pennie on whether the legalization of Marijuana will put the lives of police officers at risk.
American Green Inc., a maker of cannabis products, is taking an unusual step to attract new customers as it capitalizes on California legalizing marijuana: It’s buying an entire town.
In this Cal Can Biz Expo interview, watch Kristen Fox, Editor-in-Chief of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Larry Horwitz, Chief Counsel for MJIC.
In this Cal Can Biz Expo interview, watch Kristen Fox, Editor-in-Chief of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Urban Smedeby, Managing Director of MJIC.
In this Cal Can Biz Expo interview, watch Kristen Fox, Editor-in-Chief of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Sturges Karban, CEO of MJIC.
The chief executive of licensed marijuana producer Aphria Inc. is calling on his competitors to disclose and reduce their production costs well in advance of the coming legal recreational market.
Only 51 authorized licenses have been given to suppliers of medical marijuana in Canada. Canopy Growth Corporation holds four of them.
Sonoma County businesses are now applying for commercial marijuana permits.
The Auscann Group Holdings Ltd share price has continued its strong run and is up a further 6% to 46 cents today. Why has it jumped? Let’s look to find out.
The laid-back days when marijuana growers could spray crops with chemicals without fear of consequences are just about over as California prepares to deploy a strict new testing regimen, but the proposed regulations have sparked debate over claims they’ll force many pot merchants out of business.
Canadian marijuana players have been rushing to invest and take strategic positions in the new Germany medical cannabis market since late 2016, and this trend is set to continue going forward.
One decision by a major bank could mean trouble in the not-too-distant future for marijuana stocks.
A former steel town in Pennsylvania has turned to medical marijuana for an economic boost, taking direction from a Canadian town that made a similar move.
Here’s why Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, GW Pharmaceuticals, and Canopy Growth Corporation are three stocks to buy if you’ve never bought a cannabis stock.
A judge has extended a temporary order that prevents the state from issuing distribution licenses to existing medical marijuana dispensaries so they can begin recreational sales July 1.
A new California bill making its way through state legislation would allow county fair vendors to sell pot alongside the corn dogs and cotton candy.
The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission has finalized the process for accepting applications for medical marijuana sellers and growers.
LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas issued the following statement regarding an ordinance prohibiting all cannabis businesses and activities in the unincorporated areas of the County. The ordinance also imposes reasonable regulations on personal cannabis cultivation while businesses are further studied for potential regulation.
More women are diving into the lucrative medical marijuana business — but not all of them are selling pot. Watch how this woman created ‘pot purses.’
Recreational marijuana has been legal in Oregon for two years now and some winemakers in one of the most fertile growing regions for both grapes and pot are branching out into marijuana as a new business venture
The application period for Nevada’s early-start marijuana sales is officially underway. The Department of Taxation began accepting applications Monday for businesses wanting to grow, produce and sell recreational marijuana.
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company has positioned itself to benefit from the rising support for marijuana without directly cultivating the plant itself, so as to avoid any legal repercussions.
The California city has not forced any delivery businesses to shut down while officials sort out the rules for legalization in Sacramento.
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.
With two marijuana stocks already sporting market caps over $1 billion, one of these four pot stocks is likely to be next.
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.
Oregon state lawmakers who fear heightened marijuana enforcement by federal agents overwhelmingly approved Monday a proposal to protect pot users from having their identities or cannabis-buying habits from being divulged by the shops that make buying pre-rolled joints and “magic” brownies as easy as grabbing a bottle of whiskey from the liquor store.
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.
Online sales could be one way recreational marijuana is sold after legalization. Canopy Growth, the parent company of Tweed, Bedrocan, and Mettrum, is preparing to launch a website that will sell marijuana from all three producers in one place.
Beyond the legal issues, the problem for investors is that the industry is filled with small publicly traded companies that are risky bets at best, and outright fraudulent at worst.
In this World of Cannabis interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of Marijuana Industry News, interview Ryan Brown, Co-founder of Tetra Bio Pharma.
As the Ohio Department of Commerce prepares to give licenses to medical marijuana growers, some entrepreneurs want the state to restrict licensees to only those who live in Ohio. Ohio’s medical marijuana law allows the Department of Commerce to grant licenses to 12 large growing operations and 12 small growing operations.
American Vice: Black Market Marijuana follows four outlaws who run successful businesses growing, selling, and distributing illegal marijuana.
In the latest speculation about the impact of legal marijuana on beer sales, Cannabiz Consumer Group research shows more than a quarter of beer drinkers have switched or would switch to marijuana, causing a major hit to retail sales of beer. Cannabiz estimates retail sales of beer could drop $2 billion annually, or 7.1 percent of existing sales.
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors has voted to prohibit new marijuana operations in unincorporated areas and to set a closing date for existing operations. The 3-2 vote by the Board of Supervisors will allow three existing dispensaries to operate until 2022. Two dispensaries in the process of getting permits can open, but they also must close within five years.
Buying, selling or investing in any business requires proper due diligence. In the cannabis industry – you need to take extra steps. Hear Kevin Sutherland, CEO of Canna Mergers, and Paul Shively, a compliance expert, discuss the diligence you need to perform as you invest in the legal cannabis industry.
Cannabis Talk 101 at the MJIC Event w/ “Blue and the Pot Brothers at Law” in San Diego, CA Cannabis Business Expo.
A bill introduced in the Nevada Senate would allow public use of marijuana in certain circumstances, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. As of Jan. 1, 2017, Nevadans can possess marijuana, but they can use it only in private residences. Senate Bill 236 would allow local governments to give businesses and events licenses so patrons can use marijuana publicly.
Head down to San Diego for the California Cannabis Business Expo and find lots of education, information, and silly games involving cookies.
In Oregon, Washington state and Colorado, marijuana tax revenues totaled at least $335 million in either the last calendar year or the last fiscal year.
Enforcing marijuana laws: FNC’s Alicia Acuna on concerns the Trump Administration may get tougher on enforcement of federal laws against recreational marijuana use.