News and Trends

Politics

Legalization Stalls In New Jersey Legislature

The vote on a bill to legalize marijuana for adults was cancelled when it became apparent it would be defeated.
United Nations

The UN Is Moving Toward Ending Decades of International Cannabis Prohibition

America and the entire world is waking up to the promise of cannabis and tiring of prohibition.
Mergers and Acquisitions

Harvest Buys Verano to Solidify Market Position Post-Prohibition (Whenever That Happens)

The biggest cannabis companies aren't big compared to the companies poised to enter the market if and when federal prohibition ends.
recession

7 Reasons Legal Cannabis Is a Recession-Proof Industry

Whether you regard legal weed as medicine or a vice, it's a great business in good times and a good business in hard times.
CBD

Sunday Scaries Takes a Novel Approach to CBD

The startup's story-based marketing crafts the 'why' behind CBD gummies.
Hemp Nation

5 Other Uses for Hemp You May Not Know About

Hemp-derived CBD gets all the love in the media, but the plant is remarkably versatile.
Cannabis

Curaleaf Signs Distribution Deal With CVS for Hemp Products

The long anticipated move of cannabis products into mainstream stores is underway.
product quality

Can You Trust What's in Your Weed?

The time has come for cannabis companies to give consumers the full transparency they deserve.
Legal Marijuana

Alaska Becomes First State to Legalize 'Cannabis Cafes'

A new law allows dispensaries to maintain a separate area where people can smoke what they buy.
Medical Marijuana

Florida Finally Allows Actual Marijuana Flower in Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

A new law is likely to result in many millions of dollars in sales to patients who have been denied whole flower.
week in weed

This Week in Weed: How To Get High The "Proper" Way

Florida light's up, a big acquisition in Nevada, and a book about how to get high
Vape

This Discreet Vaporizer Is Redefining Vaping

The Hippie Nano Plus Vaporizer is a tiny accessory that packs a powerful puff.
Medical Marijuana

Israeli Study Finds Marijuana Has Promise for Treating Autism Symptoms

Early results find cannabis helps many patients with a wide range of symptoms.
Legal Marijuana

Adult-Use Marijuana Is a 'No-Brainer' for Two Florida Lawmakers but Just a 'No' for Most

Florida, home to strip mall "pill mills" for quickie opioid prescriptions, stubbornly refuses to consider legalizing marijuana for adults.