News and Trends

Compliance

California Has a Serious Compliance Problem

The introduction of METRC software has put cannabis entrepreneurs on their heels.
News and Trends

Local Laws Make Marijuana Businesses Loco

Even cannabis entrepreneurs in legal states struggle with draconian restrictions at a local level
Market Watch

With Higher Prices and Less Product, California Dispensaries Face Angry Customers

Legal cannabis retailers say strict state packaging and testing regulations are to blame.
week in weed

Video: This Week in Weed (August 20-24)

The Feds grow more weed, Wells Fargo says no-go to cannabis-friendly politician, and where to find the cheapest weed in the country!
Politics

Denver Mayor Who Opposed Legal Marijuana Now Celebrates It

The Mile High City has seen record sales and low crime. What's not to like?
Medical Marijuana

Michigan Is Unlikely to Have Nearly Enough Medical Marijuana Dispensaries for Its Huge Market

Michigan has only seven fully licensed dispensaries for nearly 300,000 patients.
News and Trends

New Study Will Gauge Pot's Effect on Teenage Brains

Researchers at UC Irvine receive $9 million to better understand how cannabis impacts young people.
week in weed

Video: This Week in Weed (August 13-17)

Lyft Offers Credits For Sober Drivers, and a Dispensary in Hot Water for Prices too Low?!
International Business

The Cannabis Industry Is Going Global Without Waiting for America to Legalize

Legal cannabis market is already at least a $10 billion market now but legalization takes hold worldwide experts see a potential $80 billion global market.
Cannabis

Canada Makes Marijuana Farmers Eligible for Government Agriculture Programs

Canada, where marijuana will soon be legal nationwide, is now treating cannabis as just another crop.
Medical Marijuana

Too Cheap to be Legal? Pennsylvania Tells Dispensary to Stop Selling Cannabis for $1 per Gram

The Keystone State forbids discounting medical marijuana. The dispensary says the price can't be a discount because there was never another price.
IPOs

Unwelcome by Wall Street, Another U.S. Cannabis Company Goes North

Acreage Holdings is the latest company poised to pursue an RTO in the Canadian stock market.
cannabis industry

One of the World's Biggest Wine-and-Beer Makers Has Made a Huge Move Into Cannabis

Constellation, maker of familiar brands including Corona beer and Mondavi wines, has invested $3.8 billion in cannabis giant Canopy.
Legal Marijuana

Just to Keep an Open Mind, What Are Some Arguments Against Legalizing Marijuana?

Opponents of marijuana legalization have sincere, but largely debunked, concerns.
Facebook Marketing

Facebook Has 'Shadow Banned' Marijuana Businesses

Cannabis regulators, advocacy organizations and trade groups are also abruptly hard to find.