Featured Cannabis News Articles

Tuesday, 23/07/19
The House Financial Services Committee already has passed legislation to allow federally regulated banks to offer credit cards, savings accounts and other financial services to legal marijuana businesses. Now the Senate Banking Committee is taking up the issue. The panel is to hold its first-ever hearing on the subject on Tuesday. Witnesses... + continue reading
Tuesday, 23/07/19
Pot stocks have been outstanding growth vehicles for the better part of the past two years. The legalization of adult-use marijuana in Canada, the slow but steady march toward widespread legalization in the United States, and the 2018 Farm Bill -- that essentially legalized hemp -- all helped to drive valuations higher across the industry during... + continue reading
Tuesday, 23/07/19
Last year, Wall Street and investors witnessed history being made many times over. In the U.S., we observed additional states legalize medical marijuana, pushing the total number of states to have given the green light to cannabis in some capacity to 33, and saw the Food and Drug Administration approve the very first cannabis-derived drug.... + continue reading
Tuesday, 23/07/19
When the Israeli government approved an innovative new program to export medical cannabis from the Jewish State to the thriving international market, a lot of people were excited about the potential revenue prospects. Unfortunately, internal squabbles between ministries in Israel has delayed the medical cannabis export initiative, to the... + continue reading
Tuesday, 23/07/19
Beauty and wellness products infused with cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive compound found in the marijuana plant, is expected to become the next big thing in skincare worldwide. South Korea, China and Japan are moving to grab leadership in this new market segment in Asia. But they’ve got to legalize marijuana use first. Worldwide, the... + continue reading
Tuesday, 23/07/19
When it comes to cannabis reform, lawmakers across the country will often point to lack of empirical research as a reason not to legalize or decriminalize the drug. But that doesn’t necessarily mean marijuana laws are based on science, at least according to a report from the Global Commission on Drug Policy. The report, which is titled “... + continue reading

Medical Cannabis News

Tuesday, 23/07/19
A recent survey by the Minnesota Department of Health Office of Medical Cannabis indicates more than three-quarters of patients using medical cannabis for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have... + continue reading

Recreational Marijuana

Tuesday, 23/07/19
While the CBD industry is growing exponentially in leaps and bounds, scientific research and studies on this wondrous cannabis compound are still in short order. One thing that nobody has real... + continue reading

Regional Cannabis News

Colorado is the first state to legalize the cultivation and sale of marijuana for recreational purposes. + continue reading

Cannabis Business

Tuesday, 23/07/19
Pot stocks have been outstanding growth vehicles for the better part of the past two years. The legalization of adult-use marijuana in Canada, the slow but steady march toward widespread legalization... + continue reading

Cannabis Technology

Tuesday, 23/07/19
In Thailand, there is a long cultural tradition of using cannabis for medicinal and therapeutic purposes. Like many of its neighboring countries in Southeast Asia, however, Thailand has historically... + continue reading

Cannabis Politics

Tuesday, 23/07/19
The House Financial Services Committee already has passed legislation to allow federally regulated banks to offer credit cards, savings accounts and other financial services to legal marijuana... + continue reading