New Zealanders Eye Opportunities as Vote on Cannabis Legalization Nears

CANNABIS CULTURE – New Zealand is set to vote next week on the legislation of a new adult use cannabis program. Activists, people and politicians have argued the legal framework will create opportunity where once there was only despair. “I hope to see our people thriving on their land not behind bars for the use … Read moreNew Zealanders Eye Opportunities as Vote on Cannabis Legalization Nears

Rugby Stars In CBD Funding Deal

A company set up by two Scottish rugby internationals to provide an alternative to mainstream painkillers has secured its first external investor after reporting a surge in sales due to “covanxiety”. Alex Stewart, a founding partner of Clyde Blowers Capital, has put an undisclosed amount of cash into Pure Sport CBD in a deal said … Read moreRugby Stars In CBD Funding Deal

Greenhouse Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Northbrook With Store Designed To Help Educate Consumers

A new marijuana dispensary is now open in Northbrook, with a focus on educating customers, both new and experienced, about the use of cannabis. Greenhouse Northbrook, 755 Skokie Boulevard, opened Oct. 1 after a ribbon cutting with the Northbrook Chamber of Commerce. Greenhouse Group was founded in 2014 and operates five other locations, including one … Read moreGreenhouse Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Northbrook With Store Designed To Help Educate Consumers

Utah’s New Medical Marijuana Program More Popular Than Officials Expected

Six months after medical marijuana became legal for purchase inside Utah for the first time, the program has already surpassed enrollment projections. But high demand has also led to shortages in both product and providers interested in recommending medical marijuana to patients. “It’s been going. It’s been going well, as with all new programs and … Read moreUtah’s New Medical Marijuana Program More Popular Than Officials Expected

A Well-Seasoned Consumer’s Guide to Marijuana Edibles

About a month ago, Fredzia the young African elephant lady living in the Warsaw zoo made international news. Not because of her inherent majesty, but because the death of her friend and elder, Erna, wrecked her world to such a degree that zoological scientists felt compelled to prescribe a cannabis compound to help alleviate her … Read moreA Well-Seasoned Consumer’s Guide to Marijuana Edibles

As N.J. Considers Marijuana Legalization, Here’s How To Invest In Cannabis Ahead Of Nov. 3 Vote

As New Jersey closes in on what could be a watershed vote to legalize recreational marijuana use, investors are taking a renewed interest in the profit potential of growers, sellers and so-called cannabis-adjacent companies. New Jersey is one of four states whose voters will decide next month on whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use; … Read moreAs N.J. Considers Marijuana Legalization, Here’s How To Invest In Cannabis Ahead Of Nov. 3 Vote

Maryland Picks More Companies To Grow, Process Medical Cannabis

After more than a year of delays due to logistical errors and allegations of impropriety, the state has picked 11 companies to expand and diversify Maryland’s medical cannabis industry. The Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission on Thursday selected three companies to grow medical cannabis and eight companies to process the plant into products to be sold … Read moreMaryland Picks More Companies To Grow, Process Medical Cannabis

Hemp Opportunity Zones: A New Opportunity for Real Estate Investors

In August 2020, Congress established a new opportunity zone for real estate investors and business owners with the designation of Hemp Opportunity Zones. As with other opportunity zones, these come with significant, long-term tax advantages to the investor. This new type of opportunity zone could be an additional way for investors to benefit from tax … Read moreHemp Opportunity Zones: A New Opportunity for Real Estate Investors

Lil Wayne’s Cannabis Line Now Available In Michigan: What To Know

Some Michigan dispensaries will be receiving a supply of rapper Lil Wayne’s new cannabis line, which launched in stores Friday. The cannabis line, called GKUA Ultra Premium, will offer various products and strains at select Michigan dispensaries. GKUA Inc. had a successful launch in California in December, bringing to market some of the highest natural … Read moreLil Wayne’s Cannabis Line Now Available In Michigan: What To Know

250,000 Americans Work In Legal Cannabis And Jobs Are ‘Growing’

About a quarter of a million people currently work part-time or full-time in the cannabis industry according to Leafly.com and those numbers are expected to grow significantly as marijuana legalization expands into new states and as nascent markets become more established. California, by dint of sheer size, as well as its long history of legal … Read more250,000 Americans Work In Legal Cannabis And Jobs Are ‘Growing’