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.
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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.
Lindy Snider, daughter of the late Pennsylvania business and sports leader Ed Snider, wants to get into Pennsylvania’s fledgling medical marijuana industry. She hopes to build a 125,000 square-foot growing space on the northeast side of Philadelphia. She said her late father, owner of the Philadelphia Flyers, would have endorsed medical marijuana as a good business idea.
The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission on Tuesday approved its final rules governing how businesses can cultivate and sell marijuana.
A new cold-brewed coffee drink infused with THC is now available in the San Francisco Bay area. Somatik is a joint effort between the edibles company of the same name and Ritual Roasters. The 8-ounce bottles are available at several Bay-area dispensaries or through the CANNVIS delivery service for $12 each.
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.
Canopy Growth’s recently acquired Mettrum Ltd. stated that it wrote off $800,000 of costs owing to a series of recalls over the use of a banned pesticides. The staff at Mettrum feared detection from authorities, so they hid the pesticides in the office’s ceiling tiles.
The company announced Tuesday positive top-line results from a mid-stage placebo-controlled study of a proprietary combination of tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, and cannabidiol, or CBD, for treating glioblastoma multiforme, or GBM.
The cannabis industry seems unstoppably ascendant at the moment. Medicinal marijuana is now legal in 28 states plus D.C., while recreational marijuana is legal in nine states plus D.C., which opens the doors for a lot of new business opportunities.
While there are a number of big issues and industries that could be impacted by the Gorsuch nomination (should he be confirmed), the marijuana industry and marijuana stocks have to be wondering how this nomination could impact them.
Cannabis and ecommerce would complement one another like seed and soil, if only federal law would allow it.
A New York medical marijuana company plans to offer discounts to repeat customers, according to a Jan. 29, 2017, article in the Times Union of Albany, N.Y. With four dispensaries statewide, Etain is one of five medical marijuana providers in the state. The company will begin a tiered system of discounts starting Jan. 31, 2017.
Jon Cunningham, VP of RedChip, interviews Corey Hollister, co-founder and co-chairman of American Cannabis Co. (OTCQB: AMMJ).
A comprehensive study slams many of the alleged benefits of marijuana and points to serious negative effects. What will the impact of this study be for marijuana stocks?
Canopy Growth Corp. (TSX:CGC) has been on a wild ride in recent months, and investors who think the name has long-term potential are trying to decided when they should buy.