CBD: Rising star or popular fad?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, has become a household name. On many social media sites, people suggest “but have you tried CBD oil?” on posts pertaining to any health-related issue. CBD, a minor constituent of marijuana, is widely touted as nature’s miracle … Read the article

Utah governor blasts feds for inaction on cannabis banking, medical research

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said the federal government “oughta be ashamed” for its “lack of action and attention” on cannabis policy reform, including steps to encourage marijuana banking and medical research. The Salt Lake Tribune reported Thursday that Herbert, a … Read the article

Colorado gov inks bill allowing medical marijuana as opioid alternative

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed a measure that will allow physicians to recommend medical cannabis in lieu of opioids. The move could buoy sales of medical marijuana, which have declined as purchases of adult-use cannabis have soared. The new law … Read the article

Haborside CEO: Cannabis company likely to start trading on CSE first week of June

Harborside, which has well-established cannabis dispensaries in the Bay Area of California, is expected to start trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) the first week of June. While the company initially announced its plans to go public in August … Read the article

MA authority approves acquisition of Sira Naturals by Canadian marijuana firm

The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission approved what is believed to be the first sale of a marijuana business in the state. Sira Naturals, which owns three dispensaries in the Boston area, is being sold to Cannabis Strategies Acquisition, a Toronto-based … Read the article

Cannabis oversupply in Canada ‘may be closer than some expect,’ bank warns

One of Canada’s top banks acknowledged the rocky start for the adult-use cannabis industry, but still expects to see “substantial growth” for the rest of the year as supply constraints are alleviated. Scotiabank also warned that the cannabis market will … Read the article

Arkansas medical cannabis dispensary sued for trademark infringement

Doctors Orders Pharmacy, a White Hall, Arkansas-based chain of drugstores, filed a federal trademark infringement lawsuit this week against Doctors Orders Rx, one of the state’s two operating medical marijuana dispensaries. The situation underlines why marijuana firms should carefully consider … Read the article

Hearing begins for Nevada marijuana businesses claiming state licensing bias

Attorneys for dozens of Nevada marijuana businesses began a multiday hearing before a judge they’re asking to temporarily freeze new dispensary licenses in the state’s booming recreational cannabis market. MJ firms that lost bids for new licenses last December are … Read the article

Marijuana Stocks Are the Talk of the Town on Wall Street

Marijuana stocks have garnered quite a bit of attention over the course of the past few months. In that time, we have seen investors become much more accustomed to the idea of putting money into the legal marijuana market. While … Read the article

Marijuana Stocks May Just Be the Next Big Thing

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The marijuana stock market has seen quite an uptick in the amount of propensity toward future growth. In the past year alone, there have been quite a large amount of changes that have completely shifted the industry. With so many … Read the article