The Dark Side Of Cannabis Legalization And One Biotech Company’s Solution

By Jacinta SherrisAs of July 2021, 18 states have legalized recreational marijuana while another 18 have legalized cannabis solely for medical purposes. Meanwhile, Florida, Connecticut and Hawaii all have introduced legislation...

Apple’s Decision To Allow Select Cannabis Brands On App Store Signals Incremental Acceptance Of...

By Andrew Ward As first reported by TechCrunch and WeedWeek, the ongoing conundrum between cannabis and tech took its latest turn last month, when Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) updated its policies to allow...

Joe Exotic Launches Cannabis Brand From Jail

Joe Exotic, that guy from the Netflix series Tiger King, is getting involved in the weed business. Unlike many other cannabis entrepreneurs, he is launching his brand from jail.Per TMZ, Exotic...

Why Cannabis-Specific Cryptos Will Not Take On Mainstream, But Crypto In Cannabis Might

By Jose Rodrigo Safdiye Since the eruption of altcoins, the crypto space has experienced a wide variety of wonders and unexpected events. Smart contracts, Lighting network, DeFi, scams, bubbles and failed projects...

LGBTQ Inclusivity: Cannabis Industry Still Needs To Do More After Pride Month Ends

By Andrew WardJune is the month when retail brands let their customers know they support LGBTQ+ rights and inclusivity, although many of them go quiet once Gay Pride is over.When retailers...

CEO Says Road To Federal Cannabis Legalization Must Start With CBD Regulation

By Nina ZdinjakCharlotte’s Web Holdings Inc. (OTCQX:CWBHF) CEO Deanie Elsner discussed the hemp CBD extract company’s development, future plans and mission on Thursday at the virtual Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference.In order...

Why Are So Many Municipalities Opting Out Of Their State’s Adult-Use Cannabis Marketplace?

By Andrew WardAlthough 16 U.S. states and Washington, D.C. have legalized adult-use cannabis, numerous municipalities, towns and cities are declining to participate in their state’s legal marijuana programs. One of the...

R.I.P. Delta-8 THC: Why States And DEA Want It Banned

Delta-8 THC had a good run. People made money, customers were happy, and it all seemed legal to boot. Like all good things in life, states and the DEA are doing...

Cannabis Is Stealing Workers From Just About Every Other Industry

Job growth for the United States in April 2021 might not have quite matched expectations with a disappointing increase of 266,000 jobs and an unemployment rate rise for the first time...

Why The US Cannabis Industry Is Better Positioned Than Canada To Go National

By Lauri Kibby of Kings Garden.Cannabis industry optimism in the United States is mounting alongside increasing expectations for national legalization.Skeptics, however, point to the Canadian experience and suggest we temper our...

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