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Canopy Growth becomes first plant-touching...
by Matt Lamers on May 24, 2018 at 11:31 pm
The New York Stock Exchange listed its first cannabis cultivator today, marking a key milestone that analysts say makes the industry more accessible to institutional and retail investors - and could […]
Colombia’s first Canadian stock listing could...
by Matt Lamers on May 24, 2018 at 10:45 pm
With a potential patient count more than double Canada’s, Colombia’s medical marijuana market is quickly gaining recognition as a legitimate force in the global cannabis industry. The […]
Latin America Update: Marijuana business...
by Jenel Stelton-Holtmeier on May 24, 2018 at 10:00 pm
Traditionally known for its legendary black market, Colombia is looking to make “made in Colombia” a respected brand in the growing family of countries with a legal medical cannabis […]
City’s ruling may set up clash between Weedmaps...
by John Schroyer on May 24, 2018 at 7:22 pm
A California city’s approval of a marijuana distribution company’s business plan may set up a showdown between a state licensing agency and one of the MJ industry’s leading tech […]
Cannabis Wheaton poised to expand with CA$100...
by Lisa Bernard-Kuhn on May 24, 2018 at 5:39 pm
Cannabis Wheaton is on the hunt for new investment opportunities as the firm prepares to close on a $100 million in Canadian dollars stock-purchase deal. Under the bought-deal transaction, a […]
Benefits of due diligence: Q&A with GB...
by Bart Schaneman on May 24, 2018 at 10:30 am
John Poss is a self-described rough-water sailor who has made a career of righting the ship for sinking companies. With three decades of experience consulting for companies undergoing major […]
Marijuana tech firm MainStem raises $2.2 million,...
by Lisa Bernard-Kuhn on May 23, 2018 at 9:03 pm
Seattle-based MainStem, a cannabis e-commerce tech firm, has closed its Series B funding round with a nearly $2.2 million raise led by Merida Capital Parters. MainStem will use the new capital to […]
California’s legal marijuana businesses blow...
by Kate Lavin on May 23, 2018 at 8:20 pm
A number of permit-holding marijuana retailers in California view unlicensed competitors as serious threats. While fully compliant cannabis retailers across California are being forced to pass high […]
New Zealand voters soon will weigh in on cannabis...
by Matt Lamers on May 23, 2018 at 4:55 pm
A measure to legalize recreational cannabis will be on the ballot in New Zealand in 2019 or 2020, a government official said this week. Lawmakers are deciding whether to hold a stand-alone […]
Pennsylvania court hits pause on medical...
by John Schroyer on May 23, 2018 at 3:39 pm
A first-of-its-kind medical cannabis research program was halted at least temporarily when a Pennsylvania court issued an injunction preventing eight universities from solidifying deals with […]