N.J. medical marijuana patients win huge protections from being fired for flunking a drug test

New Jersey workers can’t be fired if they flunk a drug test because they are medical marijuana patients, a state appeals court has ruled. The case is likely to reverberate in workplaces ...

Medical Marijuana Use Rising Among Cancer Patients

Americans with cancer are more likely to use marijuana and prescription opioids than those without cancer, and the use of medical marijuana by this group is on the rise, new research ...

Navigating the New World of Marijuana

The marijuana market has grown substantially over the course of the past few years. With so much growth and new legislation occurring around North America and in select countries abroad, ...

The Marijuana Stock Market Is Beginning to Mature as Time Goes On

The marijuana stock market has begun to move out of its infancy which is characterized by the shift toward stability we have seen over the past few months. In that time, many companies ...

Cannabis is now a commodity, but commercial realities are kicking in

Colorado opened the world’s first regulated recreational marijuana marketin 2014. That’s some five years ago. A lot has changed since then, with regulations now extending to global ...

The Key to Success for California Cannabis Businesses – Managing Tax Liabilities

The key to the long-term success of every medical or adult-use cannabis business in California will be found in the management of tax liabilities. The usual reasons for long-term success ...

Why Synthetic CBD Is (Probably) the Future of Cannabis Pharma

While there is a race among cannabis cultivators to have the largest greenhouse in the world, the race is on for medical cannabis biotechs to create a synthetic form of CBD, one that ...

Cannabis companies say they are growing enough pot, they just can’t deliver it

One pesky stamp has become the symbol of a continuing problem in Canada: Pot producers struggling to get enough cannabis to market, at least in the ways that buyers want it. Pot producers had ...

Cannabis Bucks Boost Commercial Real Estate

The legal cannabis industry is certainly making the dollars flow in Northern California.  Example: business property that sat vacant for years got buyers–from cannabis-related ...

OPINION: NAVIGATING THE STIGMAS, RULES AND TABOOS OF CANNABIS ADVERTISING

An unstoppable green wave, the global cannabis market is projected to reach $166 billion by 2025, Euromonitor International says. The marketing dollars attached will almost certainly ...

New data show Americans are turning to CBD as a cure-all for the modern condition

Americans are anxious. We’re suffering from economic anxiety, political anxiety, social media overload, neuroexistentialism, and plain old FOMO. And in CBD, many hope to find ...

Post Smuggler Robert Platshorn Pitches Pot to Seniors

Dressed in a white guayabera and loose-fitting grandpa jeans, Robert Platshorn walks onto a small stage set up in the clubhouse of Lakes of Delray, a 55-and-over condo development in ...

Blacks Haven’t Benefited From Marijuana Legalization

Will Florida legalize recreational pot? Medical marijuana is already legal. But who really cares? It’s all bad for Miami’s black community, where weed has helped drive the ...

IS CANNABIS THE CASH CROP OF THE FUTURE?

Attorney General William Barr has said he supports a measure put forward by the Democratic party that would strengthen state laws that have legalized cannabis. The “Strengthening ...

With growing operations sprouting up across the state, Utah could soon see a hemp boom

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) — Since the Utah legislature cleared the way for people to grow industrial hemp in Utah last year, 56 licenses have been issued to growers. Scott Ericson, Deputy ...

New bill fully protects veterans from losing federal benefits for marijuana use

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New York City Looks to Bar Marijuana Testing for Job Applicants

ew York City employers wouldn’t be allowed to require job candidates to submit to drug testing for marijuana as a condition of hiring, under a bill approved by the City Council. The ...

NJ marijuana legalization: Phil Murphy sets May deadline for legal weed vote, what’s next?

When Gov. Phil Murphy came into office, he vowed to legalize marijuana within 100 days. Now? It’s looking like weed may not be legalized until 500 days into Murphy’s tenure ...

PayThink Crypto, cash and overseas cards are unreliable for cannabis

Banks tend to follow the laws of the federal government, even when it comes to states where cannabis has been legalized. Not only does growing, selling and consuming cannabis violate ...

Connecticut legal cannabis bill clears another committee

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is floating the idea of passing additional legislation to address “glitches” in the rollout of federal hemp legalization. The Connecticut legislature’s ...

RELAX, YOU CAN NOW GET VEGAN CBD-INFUSED HUMMUS

CBD is enjoying a moment right now. From vegan ice cream to chocolate to croissants, the non-psychoactive cannabidiol derived from the cannabis or hemp plant — widely reported to ...

American Cannabis Market Fueled By Positive Legislation

SEATTLE, April 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE – CFN Media Group (“CFN Media”), the leading agency and financial media network dedicated to the North American ...

Does legalizing marijuana help or harm Americans? Weighing the statistical evidence

The legalization of marijuana has been a topic of contention and confusion for both sides of the debate. The federal government still deems it illegal. But marijuana has been legalized ...

RELAX, YOU CAN NOW GET VEGAN CBD-INFUSED HUMMUS

CBD is enjoying a moment right now. From vegan ice cream to chocolate to croissants, the non-psychoactive cannabidiol derived from the cannabis or hemp plant — widely reported to ...

Global Hemp Products Market 2019 – HempFlax, Cavac Biomat?riaux, BaFa, Agrofibre SAS, Dunagro

We have recently published a detailed market research study focused on the “Hemp Products Market” across the global, regional and country level. Hemp Products Market Research Report ...

Want to grow hemp? There are steps to take

MURRAY — With the law that had prevented farmers from growing industrial hemp since the 1930s in the United States having been lifted in December with the passage of farm bill, ...

Global Hemp Products Market 2019 – HempFlax, Cavac Biomat?riaux, BaFa, Agrofibre SAS, Dunagro

We have recently published a detailed market research study focused on the “Hemp Products Market” across the global, regional and country level. Hemp Products Market Research Report ...

Medical cannabis bill draws strong support, opposition on first day

NASHVILLE, Tenn — The medical cannabis bill was revealed by the bill’s sponsor Wednesday afternoon, and already, both sides of the topic are debating its merits. During Senate ...

2020 candidate Andrew Yang promises to legalize marijuana and pardon all non-violent drug offenders on 4/20 if he’s elected

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang pledged to legalize marijuana at the federal level if elected president and pardon all those who’ve been incarcerated for non-violent, ...

Industrial Hemp Eyed to Help Farmers

Pointing to potential opportunities for farmers, state House members Tuesday continued moving forward with a plan that would help set the stage for an industrial-hemp industry in Florida. The ...

Industrial Hemp Eyed to Help Farmers

Pointing to potential opportunities for farmers, state House members Tuesday continued moving forward with a plan that would help set the stage for an industrial-hemp industry in Florida. The ...

Marijuana Market is projected to reach USD 466.81 Billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 35.3% from 2018 to 2025

According to Verified Market Intelligence, The Global Marijuana Market was valued at USD 42.20 Billion in 2017 and is projected to reach USD 466.81 Billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR ...

Marijuana Market is projected to reach USD 466.81 Billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 35.3% from 2018 to 2025

According to Verified Market Intelligence, The Global Marijuana Market was valued at USD 42.20 Billion in 2017 and is projected to reach USD 466.81 Billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR ...

Florida’s largest medical marijuana operator gets more dispensaries after reaching deal with state

State health officials have dropped an appeal of a Tallahassee judge’s ruling and agreed to allow Florida’s largest medical marijuana operator to open more dispensaries than a ...

Florida’s largest medical marijuana operator gets more dispensaries after reaching deal with state

State health officials have dropped an appeal of a Tallahassee judge’s ruling and agreed to allow Florida’s largest medical marijuana operator to open more dispensaries than a ...

New ruling on medical marijuana sits on the Governor’s desk

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried visited Bay County this week, discussing the ruling on medical marijuana from the Florida District Court of ...
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Hawaii decriminalizes small amounts of marijuana for January 2020

Hawaii has become the 26th state to decriminalize possession of marijuana, a measure that will take effect Jan. 11, 2020. The new law will eliminate criminal penalties for ...

Announcing: The Best Cannabis Companies To Work For—2020

Today, Cannabis Business Times and Cannabis Dispensary launched the Best Cannabis Companies To Work For—2020. This survey and awards program will identify and recognize the best ...

New Jersey governor signs pro-business medical cannabis expansion bill

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday signed a bill to expand the state’s medical marijuana program, a day after his administration announced plans to issue 24 additional MMJ licenses. The ...

Bacteria Killer? Research Suggests Cannabidiol Has Antibiotic Potential

Preliminary research out of the University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience indicates the cannabinoid cannabidiol is effective in killing bacteria in lab testing ...

What’s next in New York and New Jersey? Marijuana business experts weigh in

Illinois became the 11th state in the nation Tuesday to legalize adult-use marijuana after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a recreational bill into law. The governor’s historic ...

Medical cannabis tech: discover the blockchain program for tracking medical cannabis

Shoppers Drug Mart is partnering with TruTrace Technologies Inc. on a pilot blockchain program that will be identifying, verifying and tracking medical cannabis – is this the future ...

TSA to allow some travelers to fly with CBD, hemp products

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has made changes that could allow some people to travel with CBD and hemp products. The “What Can I Bring” ...

Medical Marijuana patients no longer have to wait in lines for medications

If you can’t see the video click here. PORTAGE, Mich. — Medical marijuana patients in Portage have the option of getting medications delivered to their doorstep after ...

Pot Parties Educate Seniors About Cannabis Benefits

From getting high to curbing pain, these grandparents are getting a chronic lesson in weed at pot parties that take place at their homes. CBSLA’s Jasmine Viel visited a party ...






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