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N.J. medical marijuana patients win huge protections from being fired for flunking a drug test

New Jersey workers can’t be fired if they flunk a drug test because they are medical marijuana patients, a state appeals court has ruled. The case is likely to reverberate in workplaces ...

Medical Marijuana Use Rising Among Cancer Patients

Americans with cancer are more likely to use marijuana and prescription opioids than those without cancer, and the use of medical marijuana by this group is on the rise, new research ...

Navigating the New World of Marijuana

The marijuana market has grown substantially over the course of the past few years. With so much growth and new legislation occurring around North America and in select countries abroad, ...

The Marijuana Stock Market Is Beginning to Mature as Time Goes On

The marijuana stock market has begun to move out of its infancy which is characterized by the shift toward stability we have seen over the past few months. In that time, many companies ...

Cannabis is now a commodity, but commercial realities are kicking in

Colorado opened the world’s first regulated recreational marijuana marketin 2014. That’s some five years ago. A lot has changed since then, with regulations now extending to global ...

The Key to Success for California Cannabis Businesses – Managing Tax Liabilities

The key to the long-term success of every medical or adult-use cannabis business in California will be found in the management of tax liabilities. The usual reasons for long-term success ...

Why Synthetic CBD Is (Probably) the Future of Cannabis Pharma

While there is a race among cannabis cultivators to have the largest greenhouse in the world, the race is on for medical cannabis biotechs to create a synthetic form of CBD, one that ...

Cannabis companies say they are growing enough pot, they just can’t deliver it

One pesky stamp has become the symbol of a continuing problem in Canada: Pot producers struggling to get enough cannabis to market, at least in the ways that buyers want it. Pot producers had ...

Cannabis Bucks Boost Commercial Real Estate

The legal cannabis industry is certainly making the dollars flow in Northern California.  Example: business property that sat vacant for years got buyers–from cannabis-related ...

OPINION: NAVIGATING THE STIGMAS, RULES AND TABOOS OF CANNABIS ADVERTISING

An unstoppable green wave, the global cannabis market is projected to reach $166 billion by 2025, Euromonitor International says. The marketing dollars attached will almost certainly ...

New data show Americans are turning to CBD as a cure-all for the modern condition

Americans are anxious. We’re suffering from economic anxiety, political anxiety, social media overload, neuroexistentialism, and plain old FOMO. And in CBD, many hope to find ...

Post Smuggler Robert Platshorn Pitches Pot to Seniors

Dressed in a white guayabera and loose-fitting grandpa jeans, Robert Platshorn walks onto a small stage set up in the clubhouse of Lakes of Delray, a 55-and-over condo development in ...

Cannabis conference seeks to educate, open minds

Medical professionals, researchers, distributors and scientists participated in a series of panels during the day-long ‘More than Just Green: The Color of Cannabis Conference’ ...

Blacks Haven’t Benefited From Marijuana Legalization

Will Florida legalize recreational pot? Medical marijuana is already legal. But who really cares? It’s all bad for Miami’s black community, where weed has helped drive the ...

IS CANNABIS THE CASH CROP OF THE FUTURE?

Attorney General William Barr has said he supports a measure put forward by the Democratic party that would strengthen state laws that have legalized cannabis. The “Strengthening ...

With growing operations sprouting up across the state, Utah could soon see a hemp boom

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Since the Utah legislature cleared the way for people to grow industrial hemp in Utah last year, 56 licenses have been issued to growers. Scott Ericson, Deputy ...

New bill fully protects veterans from losing federal benefits for marijuana use

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NJ marijuana legalization: Phil Murphy sets May deadline for legal weed vote, what’s next?

When Gov. Phil Murphy came into office, he vowed to legalize marijuana within 100 days. Now? It’s looking like weed may not be legalized until 500 days into Murphy’s tenure ...

PayThink Crypto, cash and overseas cards are unreliable for cannabis

Banks tend to follow the laws of the federal government, even when it comes to states where cannabis has been legalized. Not only does growing, selling and consuming cannabis violate ...

How to Write a Successful Cannabis License Application

Like many brands emerging as multi-state cannabis operators, my company routinely applies for retail and cultivation licenses across the country. The ONE Cannabis (ONE) team puts a ...

RELAX, YOU CAN NOW GET VEGAN CBD-INFUSED HUMMUS

CBD is enjoying a moment right now. From vegan ice cream to chocolate to croissants, the non-psychoactive cannabidiol derived from the cannabis or hemp plant — widely reported to ...

American Cannabis Market Fueled By Positive Legislation

SEATTLE, April 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE – CFN Media Group (“CFN Media”), the leading agency and financial media network dedicated to the North American ...

Does legalizing marijuana help or harm Americans? Weighing the statistical evidence

The legalization of marijuana has been a topic of contention and confusion for both sides of the debate. The federal government still deems it illegal. But marijuana has been legalized ...

RELAX, YOU CAN NOW GET VEGAN CBD-INFUSED HUMMUS

CBD is enjoying a moment right now. From vegan ice cream to chocolate to croissants, the non-psychoactive cannabidiol derived from the cannabis or hemp plant — widely reported to ...

Global Hemp Products Market 2019 – HempFlax, Cavac Biomat?riaux, BaFa, Agrofibre SAS, Dunagro

We have recently published a detailed market research study focused on the “Hemp Products Market” across the global, regional and country level. Hemp Products Market Research Report ...

Tampa Businessman Joe Redner Plans to Appeal Marijuana Juicing Ruling

Tampa businessman Joe Redner has lost the latest round in his attempt to grow his own medical marijuana for juicing. But the strip club owner known for battling the government says ...

To Keep New Customers Coming Back the Cannabis Industry Has to Perfect Dosing

A Day Dreamers cannabis-infused peppermint chocolate bar sounds enticing. Even more appealing, it’s a bit smaller than a typical Hershey’s bar. However, while one wouldn’t think ...

Cannabis evolves as a hot-button issue, alternative therapy

Twelve years ago, Desiree Ivey was a 16-year-old high-schooler when she was first diagnosed with lupus nephritis. By the time she was 24, she was constantly fighting fatigue as she ...

Cannabis evolves as a hot-button issue, alternative therapy

Twelve years ago, Desiree Ivey was a 16-year-old high-schooler when she was first diagnosed with lupus nephritis. By the time she was 24, she was constantly fighting fatigue as she ...

Governor signs bill allowing medical marijuana to be used for autism

DENVER — On World Autism Awareness Day, Governor Jared Polis signed a bill that expands medical marijuana use. Advocates have been fighting for two years to add autism to a list of ...

Governor signs bill allowing medical marijuana to be used for autism

DENVER — On World Autism Awareness Day, Governor Jared Polis signed a bill that expands medical marijuana use. Advocates have been fighting for two years to add autism to a list of ...

Industrial Hemp Eyed to Help Farmers

Pointing to potential opportunities for farmers, state House members Tuesday continued moving forward with a plan that would help set the stage for an industrial-hemp industry in Florida. The ...

Florida’s largest medical marijuana operator gets more dispensaries after reaching deal with state

State health officials have dropped an appeal of a Tallahassee judge’s ruling and agreed to allow Florida’s largest medical marijuana operator to open more dispensaries than a state ...

Florida’s largest medical marijuana operator gets more dispensaries after reaching deal with state

State health officials have dropped an appeal of a Tallahassee judge’s ruling and agreed to allow Florida’s largest medical marijuana operator to open more dispensaries than a state ...

Where Are the Black Hemp Farmers?

COLUMBIA, Md. — Clarenda Stanley-Anderson will be the featured farmer of Hemp History Week, an educational campaign in June focused on a newly legal crop that’s at the center of ...

N.J. medical marijuana patients win huge protections from being fired for flunking a drug test

New Jersey workers can’t be fired if they flunk a drug test because they are medical marijuana patients, a state appeals court has ruled. The case is likely to reverberate in workplaces ...