Category: Cannabis

Film festival aims to reduce marijuana stigma as New York moves closer to legalization

When the first NYC Cannabis Film Festival was held in 2015, organizers hoped to minimize the stigma surrounding marijuana use in the public’s perception. Now,...

Fewer patients benefit from medical cannabis under Texas law

Less than 600 of the estimated 150,000 Texas patients with uncontrollable epileptic seizures have been prescribed marijuana-derived oil under the state’s strict...

Canada is losing its competitive cannabis advantage to U.S.-based companies

Canada’s competitive advantage in cannabis is disappearing. Half of the 10 biggest marijuana companies trading in Canada are now U.S. based, including MedMen...

Declining cannabis stocks hammer Canada’s struggling venture exchange

From declining resource stocks to the recent rout in cannabis shares, Canada’s venture exchange can’t seem to catch a break. Pot stocks accounted for more than a...

Cannabis Cuisine Heats Up Cooking Shows, Restaurant Menus

Marijuana-infused fare is not for hippies anymore, as foodies get high and heal.     The first time I can remember a reference to eating marijuana came as a...

Marijuana Users Being Turned Away From Cannabis Industry Jobs

One of the first rules of operating a successful black market drug dealing operation is to never get high on your own supply. Well, it turns out this thug-life ethos is...

New Survey Says, 85% of Americans Support Medical Marijuana Legalization

As cannabis reform measures continue to find leverage in every corner of the country, both medical and recreational legalization have amassed overwhelming support from...

Cannabis Opportunities

Despite the obvious political and regulatory hurdles, it appears it won’t be long before institutional investors, including public pension funds, will have ample...

Cannabis banking confusion, medical marijuana vs. opioids in NY & MMJ defeat in US Tax Court

Landmark news comes from Canada this week as it becomes the first G-20 nation to legalize recreational cannabis. Read more about that here. In the United States,...

From marijuana beer to pot cookies, Canadian companies creating cannabis edibles in anticipation of legalization

Beer brewed with marijuana, baking mixes concocted to bring out the unique flavours of cannabis oil and good, old-fashioned pot cookies: Canadian companies are creating...