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Blowing smoke: Legal risks of cannabis

Cannabis laws.

Rapidly changing legislation is creating challenges for insurers when determining underwriting and coverage risks around the globe. (Photo: Shutterstock) Cannabis. Marijuana. Pot. Not only is it known by a wide variety of names, but it’s also subject to an equally wide variety of regulations, which vary significantly from one region …

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Taboos against cannabis use still strong

Taboos against cannabis use still strong

John Hudak, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, joined Boston Herald Radio’s “Recreational Revolution” podcast Friday to talk about cannabis culture and his book “Marijuana: A Short History.” Some excerpts: Q: You had some kind of conflict or challenge with naming the book, why was that? A: There is …

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Police find 1,000 cannabis plants in empty nightclub

Police find 1,000 cannabis plants in empty nightclub

Police were led to a massive cannabis farm in a disused nightclub after a tip-off from members of the public. Around 1,000 plants were seized by officers inside the former premises of Eivissa bar in Bridge Street, Warrington town centre, at 10.42am on Sunday. Cheshire Police said the force had …

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Cannabis-infused edibles brand Coda Signature secures $24.4m

Cannabis-infused edibles brand Coda Signature secures $24.4m

US cannabis-infused edibles maker Coda Signature has closed $24.4 million in Series A funding as it looks to accelerate its expansion into emerging North American markets. The funding was led by Granite Hall Partners with additional investment from Gotham Green Partners, Mazakali and Salveo Capital. Owned by Altum Investments and founded in …

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Wholesale Cannabis Marketplace Hits $1B

Wholesale Cannabis Marketplace Hits $1B

Share Tweet Share Share Share Print Email The legal retail cannabis industry keeps on growing, and further evidence of that reportedly comes from LeafLink. The eCommerce wholesale marketplace, according to The Motley Fool, said that “$1 billion in annualized orders are now moving through its platform.” The report goes also …

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