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Mergers and Acquisitions

Canopy Growth Is Likely Just the First Big Player to Bet on US Ending Prohibition

Canopy's acquisition of Acreage contingent on US legalization is probably just the first such deal as the industry grows increasingly confident prohibition will soon end.
Luxury Brands

For the Cannasieur, Pre-rolls in a Humidor

Introducing the glass-tipped, hemp-wrapped El Blunto -- the Cuban cigar of cannabis.
bioplastics

Hemp Could Be the Solution to Our Plastic Pollution Crisis

Bioplastics made from hemp are a viable alternative to petroleum-based plastics that have become the scourge of the ocean.
CBD

Study Finds CBD Oil Helped Dogs Suffering Seizures

The study, while small, is another indication that medical cannabis has veterinary uses.
CBD

Was That CBD Gum Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson Chewed During the Masters?

Only they know if it's CBD gum they were chewing but there are many reasons why they might.
Social Entrepreneurship

Cannabis Companies Are Thinking Ahead and Tackling Big Social Issues

The legal cannabis industry is learning from the past to make a better future.
Cannabis

7 Stats to Know About Legal Cannabis and CBD This 4/20

It's not the outlaw celebration it once was, but that was the goal all along, wasn't it?
Mergers and Acquisitions

Canopy Growth Agrees to Buy Acreage When the US Ends Prohibition

The deal is a signal John Boehner and the other political insiders on the Acreage board believe US legalization will occur soon, not just eventually.
Legal Marijuana

Pay Attention to These 6 Cannabis Industry Trends

The weed businesses that thrived four years ago don't necessarily yield big profits today as new cannabis industry trends dictate the market.
hemp

Mitch McConnell Is Positioning Himself as the Champion of the U.S. Hemp Industry

The Senate Majority Leader sees hemp as a boon for Kentucky farmers and his own reelection next year.
CBD

With 4/20 Burger Carl's Jr. Ventures Where Most Corporations Only Dream of Going

For all the talk of the CBD boom, very few corporations as big as Carl's Jr. have marketed anything containing the hazily regulated cannabinoid.
week in weed

This Week in Weed: Notorious B.U.D!

The latest state news, a hip hop legacy lives on, and Maryland's ultimatum.
Medical Marijuana

Why Synthetic CBD Is (Probably) the Future of Cannabis Pharma

The first company to create and patent a CBD compound will have a serious edge in this fast-growing industry.
Marijuana

Marijuana the Feds Allow for Research Is More Like Hemp Than Real-Life Pot

If you bought this at a dispensary, you'd demand your money back.
Brands

Indo for Weeks: Biggie's Son Launches New Cannabis Company Think BIG

In an exclusive interview, CJ Wallace talks about the origin story of the brand that both honors his legendary father and ushers in a new era.

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