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Medical Marijuana

Here's Why the DEA Re-Scheduling Just One Cannabis-Based Drug Is a Very Big Deal

For decades DEA has insisted marijuana has no legitimate use, even as it made research into medical marijuana nearly impossible. That contradiction is coming to an end.
Q&As

MedMen's CEO Talks Acquisition: 'I See It As A Leapfrog'

In an exclusive interview with Green Entreprenuer, MedMen CEO and Co-Founder, Adam Bierman, reveals why he chose to acquire PharmaCann and what this means for his company and the cannabis industry, in general.
Marijuana Merger

Breaking: MedMen Acquires PharmaCann to Become Largest Cannabis Company in U.S.

This deal nearly doubles MedMen's network to 79 cannabis facilities in 12 states.
Legal Marijuana

These Are the States Voting on Legal Marijuana in November

Voters in some of the most conservative states in the Union are poised to legalize marijuana, at least for medical purposes.
Mainstreaming Marijuana

Walmart Just Said It's Exploring Selling Cannabis Products

A company spokesperson reveals that the retail giant is on a CBD fact-finding mission.
Blockchain

Cryptocurrencies Could Solve 2 Big Problems for the Cannabis Industry

Marijuana businesses are mostly blocked from banks and have onerous compliance obligations. Blockchain is a promising solution to both problems.
Celebrity Endorsement

Coming Soon to a Dispensary Near You: Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer

Parrotheads were pro-marijuana long before it was legal.
CBD

The DEA Actually Didn't Reschedule CBD: Industry Insiders Explain What Epidiolex's Reclassification Really Means

For decades the DEA has insisted nothing derived from cannabis has any legitimate use. Epidiolex is the first exemption that many believe will lead to a new rule.
week in weed

This Week in Weed: LAX Allowing Carry-On Cannabis :)

Los Angeles International lets you pack your stash, PepsiCo passes on cannabis, and a cheerleader bribes classmates with edibles.
cannabis industry

Which Big Consumer Product Companies Really Are Entering the Cannabis Industry?

Not all of hype about mammoth companies staking corners in the cannabis market is accurate but the trend is clear.
Trends

Baby Boomers Smoking Reefer in Record Amounts

A new study shows that legalization has caused many former flower children to re-discover the flower.
Cannabis

Report: Sales of Cannabis Concentrates Expected to Triple to $8.5B by 2022

Concentrates, already nearly a $3B market, appeal to people who are curious about cannabis but would never dream of smoking.
Marijuana

The Venerable Joint Has a Long History and a Bright Pre-Rolled Future

Humans have been smoking marijuana in pipes for millennia. Twisting it up in paper was a big innovation in the 1850s.
Cannabis

Is Canndescent Paving the Way For the Future of the Cannabis Industry?

Luxury brands and branding indicate an upscale future for marijuana.
week in weed

This Week in Weed: Canada 'Okays' Public Smoking!

Ontario loosens up consumption laws, a lobster pound is in hot water, and pro-pot political candidates.

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