Investing

More in this category →

Other News

Pittsburgh to set zoning regulations for medical marijuana distributors

Pittsburgh to set zoning regulations for medical marijuana distributors

Pittsburgh is changing its zoning regulations to accommodate medical marijuana distributors and producers. City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation that would require distributors to operate only in commercial zones and production facilities only in areas zoned as industrial. Councilman Corey O’Connor of Swisshelm Park, who sponsored the bill, said the legislation is in response to the recent legalization of […]

December 1, 2016 · 0 comments · News
4 States That Could Legalize Recreational Marijuana Next

4 States That Could Legalize Recreational Marijuana Next

Marijuana has been nearly unstoppable this year. Heading into Election Day, residents in nine states were set to vote on marijuana initiatives or amendments within their states. Five states had been looking to legalize recreational marijuana, whereas residents in four states were voting on medical cannabis initiatives or amendments. Out of these nine states, the lone dissenters were found in […]

November 28, 2016 · 0 comments · News
Pot business hazy over impacts from legalized medical marijuana in Florida

Pot business hazy over impacts from legalized medical marijuana in Florida

While over 70 percent of Florida voters approved constitutional Amendment 2 on Nov. 8 to legalize medicinal marijuana, the economic impact of the measure will remain hazy for at least months if not years. The modification to the state’s constitution officially doesn’t take hold until Jan. 3. But there are already six marijuana cultivation operations designated for the different geographic […]

November 21, 2016 · 0 comments · News
This blunder on new California marijuana law could cost state millions

This blunder on new California marijuana law could cost state millions

Benjamin Franklin said that taxes, like death, are one of life’s few certainties. But due to a glitch in the technical language of California’s successful marijuana legalization initiative, the state’s pot smokers may prove him wrong. California’s marijuana legalization initiative is designed to raise significant tax revenue for the state. When legal recreational marijuana sales commence on Jan. 1, 2018, […]

November 17, 2016 · 0 comments · News
Will the Trump Administration Weed Out Medical Marijuana?

Will the Trump Administration Weed Out Medical Marijuana?

Medical marijuana had a yuge win on election day. In each state where the issue was on the ballot—Florida, Arkansas, Montana, and North Dakota—voters supported initiatives that would provide or expand patients’ access to cannabis products for ailments that include post-traumatic stress disorder, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, cancer, and glaucoma. All told, 29 states and the District of Columbia now have […]

November 14, 2016 · 0 comments · News
Medical marijuana victories in Florida, North Dakota, Arkansas, Montana turn the tide

Medical marijuana victories in Florida, North Dakota, Arkansas, Montana turn the tide

Tuesday was a banner night for medical marijuana — with ballot initiatives in numerous states widening access to the substance for Americans seeking relief from pain or a treatment for illness. Massachusetts and California, where Napster co-founder and cancer philanthropist Sean Parker helped fund a campaign to legalize the drug, were among the states passing new recreational marijuana laws. The tide also turned […]

November 10, 2016 · 0 comments · News
Taking a Closer Look at Medical Marijuana Legalization

Taking a Closer Look at Medical Marijuana Legalization

KANSAS CITY, Mo. With voters heading to the polls on Nov. 8, there is one thing they won’t see on the ballot that just about made it on there. Missouri medical marijuana advocates collected signatures, falling just short of the required amount to end up on the November ballot. NORML KC,one group advocating for the legalization of medical marijuana, said […]

November 8, 2016 · 0 comments · News
This cannabis firm is the third to sue Maryland medical marijuana regulators

This cannabis firm is the third to sue Maryland medical marijuana regulators

Another company that was denied a license to grow Maryland medical marijuana has filed a lawsuit against state cannabis regulators, this time alleging that they didn’t follow a law calling for racial diversity in the potentially lucrative industry. The suit filed Monday by Alternative Medicine Maryland asks a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge to halt the burgeoning medical marijuana program […]

November 3, 2016 · 0 comments · News
Ohio officials release proposed rules for medical marijuana growers

Ohio officials release proposed rules for medical marijuana growers

CINCINNATI — Ohio officials plan to issue 18 licenses to grow medical marijuana in the state at a cost of $200,000 each for the cultivators. Those licenses would be split among 12 large growers and six smaller growers, according to proposed rules released by the Ohio Department of Commerce Tuesday. Officials plan to have the rules finalized by next May […]

November 3, 2016 · 0 comments · News
A third jilted cannabis firm sues Maryland medical marijuana regulators

A third jilted cannabis firm sues Maryland medical marijuana regulators

Another company that was denied a license to grow medical marijuana in Maryland has filed a lawsuit against state cannabis regulators, this time alleging that they didn’t follow a law calling for racial diversity in the potentially lucrative industry. The suit filed Monday by Alternative Medicine Maryland asks a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge to halt the burgeoning medical marijuana […]

November 2, 2016 · 0 comments · News