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Global Business

'A New Year's Gift:' Thailand Approves Medical Marijuana

The Southeast Asian country becomes the first to do so.
hemp

CBD From Hemp Is Booming for Body, Mind and Business

Strong consumer demand for CBD and the prospect of a legal supply from domestically grown hemp is fueling a boom.
hemp

CBD Is Just the First Huge Benefit From Legal Hemp

Hemp has vast potential as an environmentally benign source of many fundamentals of modern life.
week in weed

This Week in Weed: New York Goes Green!

New York politicians make a big move, a new study may debunk an old myth, and it's not love in the air that some Californians are complaining about.
Edibles

Edibles Are Gobbling Up the Cannabis Market

The tasty morsels are increasingly popular. Just make sure you don't eat too much.
Growth Matters

Maryland Marijuana Sales Double the Forecast

It's just the latest state to far exceed sales expectations.
Politics

Hemp Hemp Hooray! U.S. Legalizes Hemp

In an historic day for the cannabis business, President Trump signed into law a bill that makes hemp federally legal.
animal welfare

What You Need to Know About CBD for Pets

It's one of the burgeoning sectors in cannabis, so why is it banned from veterinary clinics?
Legal Marijuana

What Took So Long? New York Has Many Reasons to Legalize Cannabis

Marijuana prohibition has created or compounded many social problems that legalization can help solve.
international trade

US Cannabis Leaders are Carefully Watching the Looming Canadian Wave

Canadian cannabis companies are well funded and clearly developing a long term export strategy.
Politics

Joe Kennedy Calls Current U.S. Marijuana Policy Dysfuntional

His voice adds to a growing number of high-profile politicians who support federal legalization.
social justice

Cannabis Legalization and the Quest for Social and Economic Justice

Decades of gross racial disparities in marijuana arrests is now giving way to equally gross racial disparities in who profits from the legal marijuana trade.
Legal Marijuana

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Declares Full Legalization Is a Priority for 2019

Cuomo, long a marijuana opponent, said the facts about marijuana "have changed."
Legal Marijuana

11 Facts Cannabis Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Black Market

The marijuana black market has been huge for decades and is still far larger the legal market.
Competition

At The Emerald Cup The Cannabis Runneth Over

The first U.S. cannabis competetion has come a long way since its humble beginnings in the woods.