How Cannabis Legalization Could Actually Pass in New York

How Cannabis Legalization Could Actually Pass in New York

As Democrats prepare to govern with majorities in both houses of New York’s legislature and a popularly re-elected governor, liberal priorities that have been bottled up since 2010 are on the verge of becoming a reality. Expanded voting rights, an update to state abortion laws, a concerted effort to fight climate change, and a major […]

Here’s Where 2020 Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren Stands on Cannabis

Here's Where 2020 Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren Stands on Cannabis

Earlier today, Massachusetts State Senator Elizabeth Warren announced that she would be running for the Democratic nomination in the 2020 presidential election. The 69-year-old politician is the most prominent Democrat to make a move towards a presidential bid in the upcoming election. Her announcement video highlighted her goals of remedying the economic imbalances faced by people […]

From Bitcoin to cannabis – why 2018 showed FOMO investing does not pay

Those who invested in bitcoin at its peak of $20,000 in mid-December 2017 are now nursing a 82 per cent paper loss one year one

What a difference a year can make to sentiment towards emerging investment opportunities that were tipped to take the world by storm. Remember this time last year when the world and his dog were barking about bitcoin, the original and best known cryptocurrency? Well those who invested in bitcoin at its peak of $20,000 in […]

Township of Perth South to allow retail cannabis stores

Township of Perth South to allow retail cannabis stores

A woman holds a handful of marijuana flower buds. Postmedia file photo At its last meeting of 2018 on Dec. 20, and with just over a month before the province’s Jan. 22 deadline for municipalities to opt out, Perth South council voted to allow retail cannabis shops within the township. The first municipality in Perth […]

Cannabis company CEO determined to bring more equity into the industry

Cannabis company CEO determined to bring more equity into the industry

Lifford Cannabis Solutions (LCS) was founded by cannabis advocate Lisa Campbell in order to bring the most premium selections of cannabis to consumers. Glenn Lowson photo/The Globe and Mail Part of cannabis and small business and retail Expand stories This is part of Stepping Up, a series introducing Canadians to their country’s new sources of […]

Cannabis coffee and smoky BBQ crickets – 2019

Cannabis coffee and smoky BBQ crickets - 2019

Cannabis coffee, cricket protein and super skipping — these are some of the top new trends to watch out for in 2019. In a year that saw Ireland go doughNUTS for the opening of US chain Krispy Kreme’s drive-through in Dublin, a vegan revolution also took off in 2018. Forget kale, there is a new […]

Good Tree Launches Social Equity Incubator, Seeks To Grow Black Entrepreneurship In Cannabis

Good Tree Launches Social Equity Incubator, Seeks To Grow Black Entrepreneurship In Cannabis

A recent Dope Magazine article by this author looked into the exclusion of black people from the legal cannabis industry. Blacks were disproportionately impacted by the War on Drugs, with The Brookings Institution estimating that they have been 3.5 times more likely to be arrested for weed-related crimes than white people — even though consumption levels have been […]

Cannabis could affect men’s fertility: study

Cannabis could affect men's fertility: study

Health & Fitness Monday, December 31, 2018 10:04 By AGEWA MAGUT A cannabis plant. PHOTO | AFP  Use of cannabis by men of child-bearing age significantly alters their sperm and affects fertility, a new study has shown, re-igniting the age-old debate on the effects of the plant. The study conducted by Duke University Medical Centre […]

Cannabis smart inhaler co Syqe Medical raises $50m

Perry Davidson Photo: Eyal Izhar

Israeli startup Syqe Medical, which develops and markets inhalers for administering precise dosages of medical cannabis, has raised $50 million, the largest financing round ever by an Israeli cannabis company. Syque founder and CEO Perry Davidson has confirmed the report. The Tel Aviv-based company’s products are marketed in Israel by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: […]