“Maybe it’s not going to be huge business today,” said Daniel Yi, a MedMen spokesman, “but we’re making a statement that this belongs here.”
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“I’ve seen too many people’s lives ruined because they had small amounts of marijuana and served time in jail much too long.”
“Over the last 10 or 15 years, the American people’s attitudes have changed dramatically,” John Boehner, 68, said in an interview. “I find myself in that same position.”
“Insiders have created a huge amount of wealth for themselves and even early investors,” PI Financial analyst Jason Zandberg said. “It reminds me of back in the dot com days.”
“Like Starbucks is to coffee, we believe Chalice will be to cannabis,” said William Simpson, Golden Leaf’s chief executive officer.
Turns out, it may be easier to strike gold by growing green.
As Canadian marijuana growers rush to boost production, Quebec’s biggest cannabis company looks to a convenience-store giant for a road map.
In a tightening U.S. job market, companies in states that have legalized either recreational or medicinal marijuana are leading the way on dropping drug tests.
“While you’ve had the cryptocurrencies, you’ve had cannabis, you’ve had all kinds of industry exploding and the gold price flat, it’s like watching paint dry. Why would anyone get excited?”
Landlords are lobbying provincial governments for legislation that would ban marijuana use in rental units or allow them to add restrictions to lease agreements.
Canadian cannabis stocks have become hot commodities on the Swedish stock exchange this year.
Another day, another near-billion-dollar deal in Canada’s marijuana industry.
AutoNation no longer refuses to hire job applicants who test positive for marijuana in drug screenings, revealed the CEO recently.
Average hourly earnings for employees in security and armored car services jumped 17 percent, compared with a 2.5 percent increase for all U.S. private-sector workers in the same period.
As a pioneer that found a way to succeed in the risky marijuana industry, Kush Bottles now faces its biggest challenge.
The sweetened C$1.23 billion ($1 billion) cash-and-stock deal would be the largest yet in the country’s red-hot cannabis industry.
Officials say their goal is to squeeze out criminal dealers, not encourage more drug use by making it look fun.
A deeper understanding of cannabis genetics means companies will be able to figure out which parts of the plant’s makeup drive different functions, making it easier to breed plants more quickly and effectively.
Philip Murphy was sworn in as New Jersey’s 56th governor, vowing to make good on his promise to legalize marijuana, which was blocked by his Republican predecessor.
The U.S. currently only partially complies with international conventions that unequivocally prohibit recreational marijuana use as part of the global fight against drug trafficking.
Cannabis stocks plunged on news that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is revoking policies that allowed legal marijuana in several states.
Smiths Falls, Ontario — population 8,885 — is seeing a revival of fortunes since medical marijuana producer Tweed Inc. set up shop four years ago in an abandoned Hershey Co. chocolate factory.
The “Merry Munchie Meal,” will be available at three California Jack in the Box locations for a week in January for, you guessed it, $4.20.
Canadians consumed as much as C$6.2 billion ($4.8 billion) of marijuana in 2015, almost as much as they spent on wine, the federal statistics agency said Monday as it gears up to officially track weed when it becomes legal next year.
Short-selling Canadian marijuana stocks is expensive as the values of companies continue to climb and few shares are available to borrow.
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CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. is raising new concerns that securities laws may have been violated by Aurora Cannabis Inc.’s C$582 million ($453 million) offer.
Canada’s True Leaf currently makes hemp-seed infused pet products, and is raising funds to build a new facility for cannabidiol extraction.
It’s been conventional wisdom for some time now that America’s opioid epidemic began at the pharmacy. Now there are numbers to put any doubt to rest.
The former chief marketing officer for Anheuser-Busch is moving from barley and hops to cannabis as the alcohol industry casts its sights on the burgeoning market for state-sanctioned marijuana.
Canadian provinces expect to see the country reap significant revenue from the sale of legalized marijuana, and are pushing for a bigger cut of the tax windfall.
MedMen is planning to raise $250 million in a private equity fund to invest in marijuana businesses in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Manhattan.
For many businesses in northern California, it will take years to rebuild from the wildfires that have decimated the region. For many legal cannabis growers, the destruction could be insurmountable.
29 percent of employers reported impaired job performance due to painkiller use, while 15 percent cited an injury or near miss they attributed to drugs.
Democrat Phil Murphy has vowed to legalize recreational pot statewide if he wins the governor’s seat, and has support from key lawmakers.
In southwest Ohio, people die from drug overdoses at more than double the national rate. In the future, whether someone survives could hinge on what county they are in.
Regulating pesticides for cannabis grows remains a state and consumer issue because of marijuana’s illegal status at the federal level.
Cannabis company American Green has bought the town of Nipton, California and plans to make it a marijuana tourism destination, powered by renewable energy.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is seeking to crack down on marijuana use while lawmakers from both parties are pushing legislation that would do the opposite.
In places where using marijuana no longer carries the threat of a jail sentence, the pungent odor of ganja is increasingly infiltrating daily life — and annoying nonsmokers.
JD Farms in upstate New York is the state’s first legal hemp farm in decades, and the two men behind it are betting big on their crop and the many ways to eat it, from hemp seed oil and flour to adding young hemp leaves to salad mixes
Amid the U.S. opioid-addiction crisis, drugmakers are racing to find safer painkillers, and exploring marijuana, capsaicin and other natural substances.
Cannabis companies are turning to the world’s most popular digital currency in an effort to get rid of all that cash.
Industrial rents in already-pricey cities like Los Angeles and Boston are poised to rise further thanks to one burgeoning industry: cannabis.