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Florida hits a milestone: More than 100,000 people are registered to use medical marijuana here

Florida has hit a milestone of sorts as it slowly moves toward wider availability of medical marijuana.<p>The number of patients in the state who are …

Cannabis

N.Y. medical marijuana grower rolls out water-soluble pot that can be added to liquids like chocolate syrup, coffee

ALBANY - Some medical marijuana with your coffee?<p>Etain Inc., one of New York's licensed medical marijuana growers, announced Friday that it's now …

Cannabis

Here’s why lawmakers should legalize medical marijuana in Missouri

State Rep. Jim Neely’s bill that would legalize medical marijuana in a smokeless form for Missourians with terminal illnesses has been criticized as …

Cannabis

Bill Weld Joins Acreage Board

Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld is now on the board of Acreage Holdings. Weld shares why he decided to join as an advisor to the company, and …

Marijuana

Canada smokes even more weed than the government thought

With legalization now only months away from becoming the law of the land, Statistics Canada is starting to get a better idea of just how much weed Canadians are smoking.<p>According to numbers released on Wednesday, 14 percent of Canadians (or around 4.2 million people) reported using cannabis in the …

Cannabis

I Went on a Tour of America's Biggest Legal Weed Factory

The $15 million facility will have 25,000 plants producing 10,000 pounds of marijuana a year.<p>Adam Bierman, the bullishly confident 36-year-old CEO of MedMen—the first American cannabis company to be valued at a billion dollars—thinks Donald Trump is very good for business.<p>“This administration is …

Cannabis

Keeping a Close Eye on Protocol, Canadian Banks Warm Up to Cannabis

With Canada’s recreational cannabis sales expected to reach $6 billion within three years, the industry is presenting big banks with an opportunity …

Cannabis

Cannabis marketers torn on how to earn women's 'buying power'

Canada's budding cannabis industry would do well to consider the unique needs of women consumers, a marketing professional says.<p>The federal …

Cannabis

Wine veteran hopes to elevate cannabis with wine and food pairings

Image 1of/6<p>Caption<p>Close<p>At a February dinner party in San Francisco, the classic wine-pairing dinner got an upgrade. The theme was “herbal romance,” …

Cannabis

The Bumpy Road to Becoming the Martha Stewart of Cannabis

Find out how this serial entrepreneur turned every failure and obstacle into a motivating challenge during her rise in the marijuana industry.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following is an extended excerpt of</i> <i>Javier Hasse</i><i>’s book</i> Start Your Own Cannabis Business<i>. Buy</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Washington considers options for marijuana-delivery system

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – Medical marijuana patients in Washington could soon get their cannabis delivered to their door.<p>The Washington State Liquor and …

Cannabis

End the War on Weed

Federal marijuana laws are counterproductive and overly harsh

Cannabis

The Plan to Save California's Legendary Weed From 'Big Cannabis'

In a bright warehouse in the heart of Northern California’s cannabis country, a metal gate slowly peels up. “Also Sprach Zarathustra”—the iconic …

Cannabis

Trump is backing off the marijuana fight. Jeff Sessions has not.

WASHINGTON — Marijuana has enjoyed some head winds lately, even as regulating it faces an uncertain future in the Trump administration.<p>Over the past …

Cannabis

Hemp Is the Multibillion-Dollar Cannabis Opportunity Few Have Heard About

If the move to make it legal succeeds, entire industries could be revolutionized.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today, the U.S. is the world’s largest consumer of hemp products. But because of the federal prohibition imposed on cannabis and hemp, the U.S. is importing …

Cannabis

Medical marijuana push spreads to Utah, Oklahoma

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The push for legalized marijuana has moved into Utah and Oklahoma, two of the most conservative states in the country, further underscoring how quickly feelings about marijuana are changing in the United States.<p>If the two measures pass, Utah and Oklahoma will join 30 other …

Cannabis

How to Use Weed for Better Sleep

Insomnia is one of the most common reasons people seek out marijuana. So does smoking a joint before bed make sleeping soundly easier?<p>If you’ve ever complained of sleep issues, chances are that someone you know, or some guide on the internet, has told you to try smoking a little weed. In both the …

Cannabis

Couples Who Smoke Together Stay Together, According to Cannabis Study

Couples who smoke together, stay together, according to a 2014 study published in the journal 'Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.' The study followed …

Cannabis

Tribune Editorial: The people of Utah know that medical marijuana should be available to alleviate pain and suffering

Despite a robust 76 percent public support for the Utah medical marijuana initiative, the governor, a state medical association and even The Church …

Cannabis

Bernie Sanders Backs Bill To Punish States With Harsh Marijuana Laws

Several potential rival presidential candidates are teaming up on legislation to end the federal war on marijuana. On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is signing on as a co-sponsor of the Marijuana Justice Act, introduced last year by Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ).<p>Many political observers expect …

Cannabis

Mass. General Trial Uses Marijuana-Based Medicine To Reduce Seizures

A local couple says their daughter, who suffers from epilepsy, is benefiting from an experimental drug trial using marijuana-based medicine. WBZ-TV's …

Medicine

High Times Cannabis Cup 4/20 event rejected in Southern California

An estimated 20,000 marijuana enthusiasts now face a cannabis-free 4/20 at one of the nation's premier pot festivals after a bureaucratic standoff.<p>LOS ANGELES — The High Times Cannabis Cup, which features hip-hop stars, pot sales and a namesake produce competition, survived 30 years of the war on …

Cannabis

First medical marijuana pharmacy in New Orleans area gets permit approved | NOLA.com

The state Pharmacy Board on Tuesday (April 17) selected New Orleans pharmacist Ruston Henry of H&W Drug store, Inc., to operate one of the first …

Cannabis

Scotts Miracle-Gro Buys Sunlight to Double Cannabis-Grower Sales

Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. agreed to acquire the top U.S. distributor of hydroponics products for $450 million in cash and stock, a transaction that will …

Cannabis

Maine Gov. Paul LePage plans to veto marijuana bill

Maine Gov. Paul LePage plans to veto a bill that would allow recreational marijuana use in the state, according to a report.<p>The Republican governor …

Cannabis

Canopy Growth Corporation announces acquisition of largest Czech medical cannabis company Annabis Medical

SMITHS FALLS, ON and PRAGUE, Czech Republic, April 15, 2018 Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) ("Canopy Growth" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has signed definitive agreements to acquire Annabis Medical s.r.o ("Annabis Medical"), expanding the Company's focus into …

Cannabis

Private Equity Has Become the Lifeblood of the Legal Weed Industry

Growing pains afflict any industry on the precipice of a boom, but the struggle to access the funds needed to expand has become particularly acute in …

Venture Capital

Revealed: Meghan Markle's nephew runs legal cannabis farm in US

It is just a few weeks away now and the Markle family must be bursting with excitement as Meghan's marriage to Prince Harry approaches.<p>But the …

Cannabis

Commentary: Utah and feds must resolve cannabis banking issue

The push for legalized medical cannabis in Utah is entering a crucial new phase.<p>Several recent polls indicate three-out-of-four Utah voters support …

Cannabis

Cannabis crackdown? With new policy, Texas health agency may step up enforcement

State health officials could soon confiscate one of the few cannabis products that Texans can find on store shelves.<p>Texas Department of State Health …

Cannabis