Explaining the Benefits of Cannabis to Your Grandma

Explaining the Benefits of Cannabis to Your Grandma

Future studies are still needed, but here are some helpful insights. August 20, 2019 4 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. No matter how trendy cannabis might be today, there are still plenty of misconceptions. That’s reflected in the fact that, according to a Quinnipiac poll released last March, most Gen Zers, Millennials […]

Wholesale Cannabis Prices Are Rising in Established U.S. States — Here’s Why

Wholesale Cannabis Prices Are Rising in Established U.S. States -- Here's Why

Over the next decade, investors will struggle to find a more impressive growth opportunity than the rise of legal cannabis. If investment bank Stifel proves accurate with its call for $200 billion in global annual weed sales in a decade’s time, the industry would be on track for a compound annual growth rate of almost […]

Weed investment boom sparks calls for City pot exchange

Weed investment boom sparks calls for City pot exchange

Canada was once the centre of a gold rush, but now a “green rush” for cannabis is setting stock markets alight. As the world’s most progressive country on cannabis legislation, Canada has become the centre of a weed investment boom that has caught the eye of entrepreneurs across the globe. The Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE), […]

Cannabis chemical may help treat pancreatic cancer, study finds

Cannabis chemical may help treat pancreatic cancer, study finds

A cannabis chemical may have a “major impact” in the treatment of pancreatic cancer, according to a new study. Pancreatic cancer has a five-year survival rate of just nine per cent, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), and is expected to be the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States by 2020.  […]

CBD Companies Positioning Themselves For Cannabis Legalization

CBD Companies Positioning Themselves For Cannabis Legalization

The Clear is using its CBD brands as an onramp to the cannabis business The Clear Recreational cannabis use is illegal in the majority of US states, but the relaxation of hemp and CBD sales has created a set of companies that could more easily grab cannabis product market share if it is legalized. Companies […]

Home Farming Startup Seedo Partners With Cannabis Marketplace Namaste

Seedo. Photo: Raz Menashe

Haifa-headquartered cannabis farming startup Seedo, incorporated as Eroll Grow Tech Ltd. has signed a marketing and distribution agreement with Toronto-based online cannabis products marketplace Namaste Technologies Inc., the companies announced Thursday. Per the agreement, the financial terms of which were not disclosed, Namaste will distribute Seedo’s home cannabis farming device in European markets including the […]

Pleasant Hill city council considers approving cannabis deliveries

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PLEASANT HILL, Calif. (BCN) – The Pleasant Hill City Council on Monday night will consider approving ordinances to allow up to two “delivery only” medical retail marijuana businesses in that city, and banning all other commercial cannabis enterprises. Under the proposed ordinance, medical marijuana delivery businesses would be allowed in certain business districts. Any such […]

Canadians continue to buy cannabis illegally

Canadians continue to buy cannabis illegally

Nearly half of Canadian cannabis consumers purchase their weed illegally, reveals Statistics Canada’s National Cannabis Survey released Thursday (Aug. 15). Ten months after the country legalized recreational marijuana, 42% of those who partake admitted to buying at least some of their pot from an illegal source, such as a drug dealer. Legalizing the drug has […]

Canadians Will Try To Roll The World

Canadians Will Try To Roll The World

Whoever said that stoners were lazy had obviously never encountered any of the organizers for the upcoming Ontario Cannabis Festival in Kitchener. These dedicated marijuana enthusiasts are boasting that they will attempt to set a new record for the world’s longest joint. It’s actually a lot longer than you might think. The original record was […]

The Tragedy of Cannabis as a Schedule I Drug

The Tragedy of Cannabis as a Schedule I Drug

   Opinion:   Cannabis may be one of the fastest-growing and most exciting industries in the U.S., yet it also faces more hurdles than perhaps any other industry.   The most critical obstacle is the federal government’s classification of cannabis as a Schedule I controlled substance. This is the strictest category for drugs deemed to […]