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What Is CBD, and Why Is It in Everything Right Now?

What Is CBD, and Why Is It in Everything Right Now?

You know it as the ingredient taking over the wellness world, but what is CBD, really, and is it right for you? 2017 was the year that weed went mainstream, and the “green rush” struck gold. But, while recreational marijuana is still technically illegal in most states, an industry has blossomed around CBD, a compound that’s found in marijuana but legal to sell (in […]

February 14, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Mile High Money: Colorado Cannabis Sales Total $1.5 Billion in 2017

Mile High Money: Colorado Cannabis Sales Total $1.5 Billion in 2017

Locals and tourists alike spent over a billion dollars on recreational marijuana, bringing in nearly $250 million in tax revenue to state coffers. Since opening the first adult-use cannabis retail dispensary in 2014, Colorado has been synonymous with America’s burgeoning green rush. And in its fourth year of trailblazing, the Centennial State has only grown further, reporting a record breaking […]

February 14, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Why Former Forbes Contributor Ky Trang Ho is Bullish on Canadian Cannabis

Why Former Forbes Contributor Ky Trang Ho is Bullish on Canadian Cannabis

Ky Trang Ho, a former contributor for Forbes.com covering investing in exchange-traded funds and mutual funds, is bullish on the cannabis industry, especially the Canadian strain. Though everything seems like business as usual for U.S. cannabis companies, they live in fear of prosecution after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Jan. 4 that he’s giving federal prosecutors leeway to crack […]

February 14, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
San Francisco plans to wipe out thousands of older marijuana convictions

San Francisco plans to wipe out thousands of older marijuana convictions

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco’s district attorney said Wednesday that city prosecutors will toss out or reduce thousands of criminal convictions for marijuana dating back decades, a move allowed under the 2016 state ballot measure legalizing recreational sales of pot. District Attorney George Gascón said his office will dismiss nearly 3,000 misdemeanor cases and review nearly 5,000 felony cases for possible […]

February 7, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Wow! Here’s How Much Marijuana Canadians Bought in 2017

Wow! Here’s How Much Marijuana Canadians Bought in 2017

That’s a lot of zeroes. Sean Williams (TMFUltraLong) Feb 3, 2018 at 11:41AM There’s a really good reason the marijuana industry is called the “green rush” — growth has been veritably unstoppable. According to ArcView, a leading cannabis research company, legal cannabis sales are expected to grow by 26% a year through 2021. Should this forecast come to fruition, the […]

February 7, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Will New Jersey Marijuana Legalization Include Home Grow?

Will New Jersey Marijuana Legalization Include Home Grow?

The Garden State seems to be gearing up to legalize weed. But will New Jersey marijuana legalization include home grow? Will New Jersey marijuana legalization include home grow? As of now, the new governor of the state seems to only be insistent that adults be able to consume cannabis—not grow it. “Marijuana legalization” doesn’t guarantee fully legal marijuana. Other states […]

February 7, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Governor of Vermont Expects To Sign Weed Legalization Bill By Monday

Governor of Vermont Expects To Sign Weed Legalization Bill By Monday

Vermont’s Governor Phil Scott is getting ready to sign a bill to legalize recreational greenery in his state. Last week, lawmakers in the state of Vermont passed a bill to legalize recreational marijuana. They did this entirely through state legislature, making history by becoming the first state to pass such a bill without a vote from the state’s residents. And […]

January 20, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox On Why Prohibition Is A Failure

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox On Why Prohibition Is A Failure

High Times recently had the fortune, privilege and honor of interviewing Mexico’s former President Vicente Fox, a man whose ideas stand close to libertarianism. The state, the government, should not intervene in people’s lives unless their decisions affect third parties, he’s argued quite often. Discussing cannabis legalization and the business opportunities that follow, Mr. Fox mentioned he actually supported the […]

January 20, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article
LEAFLY LIST: TOP DISPENSARIES IN NORTH AMERICA, WINTER 2017–2018

LEAFLY LIST: TOP DISPENSARIES IN NORTH AMERICA, WINTER 2017–2018

Every quarter we update the Leafly List in an effort to answer a question we hear all the time: “Can you recommend a great dispensary near me?” The list is a snapshot of the most talked-about medical cannabis dispensaries and retail locations in 10 major cannabis markets across North America. The top locations are determined using an indexing system that ranks […]

January 20, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Mike Tyson launches luxury marijuana resort in California, as state’s Green Rush finds celebrity backers

Mike Tyson launches luxury marijuana resort in California, as state’s Green Rush finds celebrity backers

Controversial boxing champ Mike Tyson has broken ground on a 40-acre marijuana growing operation and luxury resort close to Edwards Air Force Base, celebrity blog The Blast reports. The Tyson Ranch will have half of its acreage devoted to cultivating marijuana and the other half developed into a high-end retreat with “glamping” cabins, an edible factory and an amphitheater. Tyson, who is backing […]

January 5, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing