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Canada makes final preparations before cannabis becomes legal

Canada makes final preparations before cannabis becomes legal

Canada will soon become the second country in the world to legalize cannabis—with the provinces left to work out the details of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s landmark measure. From October 17, Canadians will be allowed to grow, possess and consume marijuana for recreational purposes—five years after Uruguay passed pioneering legislation on the issue. Derivative products such as edibles, cosmetics and […]

October 12, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Trump plans to push cannabis reform after election, GOP congressman says

Trump plans to push cannabis reform after election, GOP congressman says

Death penalty ruling would seem to apply to drug war; Congressional Budget Offices scores marijuana bill; Trump looks at replacements for Sessions / TOP THINGS TO KNOW Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) says he’s spoken to White House officials about pushing marijuana reform after the midterm elections. “It could be as early as spring of 2019, but definitely in the next legislative […]

October 12, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Israeli investors to grow marijuana in Uganda

Israeli investors to grow marijuana in Uganda

The company said the order for seeds has been placed with a supplier in the Netherlands — considered to be one of the world’s leading cannabis suppliers. An Israel firm, Together Pharma Limited, has reportedly secured land in Uganda to cultivate a banned crop — marijuana — on a commercial scale. The firm, said to be the manufacturer and distributor […]

October 12, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
High Times Buys Seattle-Based DOPE Magazine for $11.2 Million

High Times Buys Seattle-Based DOPE Magazine for $11.2 Million

High Times Holding Corp., the owner of High Times magazine, announced it will acquire Dope magazine for $11.2 million. Dopemagazine currently publishes eight local editions in six states. Its annual circulation is 1 million, including distribution at cannabis retailers. In addition to the magazine, High Times is acquiring Dope’s website, events business and staff including CEO George Jage and founders Dave Tran, James Zochondi and Evan Carter, reports Media Post. […]

October 11, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Bill to decriminalize marijuana moves forward in Pennsylvania

Bill to decriminalize marijuana moves forward in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania may decriminalize marijuana to clear up the state’s clogged court system. A bill that would decriminalize marijuana in Pennsylvania will move forward after receiving the approval of a key legislative committee on Tuesday. The House Judiciary Committee voted in favor of the measure, House Bill 928, by a margin of 14-9. The bill must be approved by the full House and the […]

October 11, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Cannabis legalization means ‘new reality’ for Canadian health care: doctors

Cannabis legalization means ‘new reality’ for Canadian health care: doctors

As of legalization day, Oct. 17, more Canadians than ever will be using cannabis. What will that mean for our health-care system? Experts say our closest comparison is Colorado. When the U.S. state legalized recreational cannabis in 2014, it saw a 23 per cent increase in pot-related emergency room visits. The spike lasted a few months. Most patients were diagnosed with mental illness, […]

October 11, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Canada: Want future job security? Take a college course on cannabis

Canada: Want future job security? Take a college course on cannabis

Canada is legalizing recreational cannabis for adult use on October 17, so now would be the time to take a college course on cannabis. With Canadian cannabis businesses offering sky-high wages in exchange for expertise, many are now looking for a reliable way to break into the industry. Prospective cannabis industry workers—and the businesses doing the hiring themselves—are now looking for academia […]

October 4, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Border Patrol agents prepare for legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada

Border Patrol agents prepare for legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada

Recreational marijuana will be legal in Canada starting Oct. 17. Border Patrol agents say they are ready for heavier traffic, which can impact anyone going to Canada. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Chief Officer Aaron Bowen warns anyone that may try to sneak weed back into the U.S. will face anything from a fine to a zero-tolerance policy. “A smell […]

October 4, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Weedcraft Inc. Is A Tycoon Simulator For Future Ganjapreneurs

Weedcraft Inc. Is A Tycoon Simulator For Future Ganjapreneurs

Expect to play it in early 2019. The cannabis industry is experiencing an all-time high when it comes to growth and acceptance for the plant that powers their business. Grassroots legalization efforts are happening all across the country, while surging stocks for cannabis companies, like Tilray, have reminded investors of the dotcom boom. Even politicians have turned heel, joining the […]

October 4, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Medical marijuana businesses given deadline to get licensed with state

Medical marijuana businesses given deadline to get licensed with state

LANSING, Mich. — The deadline for medical marijuana businesses to get a license from the state has changed, again. Businesses now have until October 31 to get a license or face legal action from police or the state attorney general’s office. This is the fourth time this year officials have changed the deadline. Officials with the state’s Department of Licensing and […]

October 2, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing