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Acreage Holdings Raises $119 for Cannabis Company IPO

In a recent interview with CNBC (Consumer News and Business Channel), Acreage Holdings CEO Kevin Murphy discussed the company’s strategy for going public and their record IPO, for which they managed to r...   Read more
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Cannabis-derived Medicine has Arrived in the UK

It took the public outcry over the high profile denial of cannabis-derived medicine (cannabidiol or CBD oil) to two severely epileptic boys, Billy Caldwell and Alfie Dingley, to force a change of heart and...   Read more
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The Science of Cannabis and Cancer Treatment

For thousands of years, cannabis has been known and used as a medicine by a spectrum of cultures around the world. Documented applications have ranged from pain and inflammation to anxiety and seizures but...   Read more
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The Legal Status of Cannabis in California Today

Ms. Lindsay Robinson, the Executive Director of the California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA), provides an overview of the legal landscape of cannabis in the State of California; how far it’s come,...   Read more
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Cannabis Business Struggles Extend into Virtual Space with Google and PayPal

Cannabis is now legal in over 60% of the United States and with the industry bringing in $6 billion in revenue last year and estimates skyrocketing to $57 by 2027, it’s hard to believe that companies as ...   Read more
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10,000 Fewer Arrests with NYPD’s New Cannabis Law Enforcement Policy

The New York Police Department (NYPD) together with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio have announced in a recent report [insert link] that the city will no longer be arresting people caught smoking cannab...   Read more
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Marketing will be Difficult with Canada’s Cannabis Branding and Packaging Rules

As the cannabis community celebrates Canada’s legalization of recreational cannabis – a historic and unprecedented move by a G-7 country – an outbreak of smaller battles is occurring along the frontl...   Read more
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More Banks Cooperating With Cannabis Businesses, Despite Federal Moves

While the banking conundrum continues to cause headaches for cannabis businesses across the country, a report from the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) shows that more an...   Read more
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Cannabis will Remain an “Emerging Market” Without Banking and Insurance

29 States have, to some degree, come on board with cannabis legalization, the state’s rights to decide has the verbal support of President Trump, and increasing numbers of politicians across party lines ...   Read more
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Russia Calls Canada’s Cannabis Legalization a “Breach of International Legal Obligations”

Russia has little love for Canada’s move to make recreational cannabis use legal for adults 21 and over, calling the country’s decision a “breach of its international legal obligations.” This is...   Read more