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Two Cannabis Pioneers Talk Federal Legalization

Two Cannabis Pioneers Talk Federal Legalization

By Lewis Koski During my tenure as Colorado’s first Director of the Marijuana Enforcement Division, I had the pleasure of working with Christian Sederberg. Christian is a fellow pioneer in the cannabis industry, founding what Rolling Stone magazine calls “the country’s first powerhouse marijuana law firm” Vicente Sederberg LLP in Colorado in 2010. He played an integral role in the passage and implementation of Colorado’s cannabis legalization initiative in 2012, and was nominated by then Governor […]

May 24, 2021 · 0 comments · investing
County’s cannabis conversation gets a reset

County’s cannabis conversation gets a reset

By Rollie Atkinson Sonoma County’s conversation over commercial cannabis cultivation hit a big reset Tuesday morning, May 17, when the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to require themselves to conduct a full-blown programmatic environmental impact report (EIR) prior to completing any updates to the current commercial cannabis cultivation ordinance first adopted in 2018. “I think we owe an […]

May 19, 2021 · 0 comments · investing
Cannabis and cocaine seized in big Niger and South Africa drug busts

Cannabis and cocaine seized in big Niger and South Africa drug busts

By Aaron Ross Drugs with a street value of nearly 100 million euros have been seized in operations in Africa and the Middle East, including two major busts that show how traffickers are packing larger loads into their shipments, Interpol said on Monday. Interpol worked with customs and police officials from 41 countries for two operations in March and April […]

May 17, 2021 · 0 comments · investing
PCG ONE HAS LOTS OF CANNABIS EXPERIENCE AS IT MOVES TO SET UP IN BUENA VISTA

PCG ONE HAS LOTS OF CANNABIS EXPERIENCE AS IT MOVES TO SET UP IN BUENA VISTA

By Tara Flanagan  The company that received the green light to establish the new marijuana dispensary in Buena Vista has a seven-year history in the business of legal cannabis. The Town’s trustees held a drawing at their regular meeting on May 10, in which Mayor Duff Lacy pulled one name from 20 qualified applicants. PCG One LLC, run by Sean […]

May 13, 2021 · 0 comments · Feature Article
The Best Cannabis Stocks Of 2021

The Best Cannabis Stocks Of 2021

By E. Napoletano,  John Schmidt With the growing acceptance of cannabis among American consumers and their elected representatives, this edgy asset class offers your portfolio an excellent source of growth. According to data from Leafy, an online marijuana marketplace, legal U.S. cannabis sales—medicinal and recreational—increased 71% in 2020, to a total of $18.3 billion. To help you choose the best cannabis […]

May 12, 2021 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Legal cannabis: Next steps, and what you can do now

Legal cannabis: Next steps, and what you can do now

By Justin Franz While the bill that establishes the framework of recreational cannabis in Montana is still waiting for Gov. Greg Gianforte’s signature, the department that will implement the program is wasting no time getting ready.   Officials at the Montana Department of Revenue are already preparing to take over the state’s medical marijuana program, which is currently part of the Department […]

May 10, 2021 · 0 comments · investing
Misleading claims about cannabis

Misleading claims about cannabis

By Anna Ransome There are several misleading claims in Ron Ferraro’s April 28 op-ed, Cultivating Cannabis in Sonoma County. The public hearing process is not normally a three to five year process. If the county and the industry had not brazenly decided on cannabis regulations without listening to or responding to neighborhood concerns, cannabis applications would have moved much more […]

May 6, 2021 · 0 comments · investing
Rebelle, A Luxury Cannabis Dispensary In The Berkshires, Embraces Hygge Through Thoughtful Design

Rebelle, A Luxury Cannabis Dispensary In The Berkshires, Embraces Hygge Through Thoughtful Design

By Emma Reynolds New York City-based entrepreneurs Charlotte Hanna, Geraldine Hessler and Penelope Nam-Stephen sought out a different approach to cannabis through their first-ever cannabis store: Rebelle. What they refer to as the “LVMH” of cannabis, Rebelle is a female-founded, minority-led cannabis dispensary in Great Barrington, Massachusetts (otherwise known as the Berkshires) that focuses on providing an experience for its consumers. […]

May 4, 2021 · 0 comments · investing
NY colleges increase cannabis courses amid weed legalization

NY colleges increase cannabis courses amid weed legalization

By Carl Campanile Higher education is taking on a new meaning in New York after the state legalized the recreational use of marijuana. Colleges and universities are adding new courses about cannabis to the syllabus to prepare students for jobs in the budding industry. And they’re not just offering tokin’ lessons on the history of weed, either. Online Excelsior College is marketing new master’s degree courses […]

May 3, 2021 · 0 comments · investing
Texas’ medical cannabis program could expand under bill OK’d by House

Texas’ medical cannabis program could expand under bill OK’d by House

By Marjorie Kamys Cotera The Texas House gave approval on Thursday to a bill that would expand the state’s medical cannabis program to include those with chronic pain, all cancer patients and Texans suffering from PTSD. House Bill 1535, by Rep. Stephanie Klick, R-Fort Worth, who authored the bill establishing Texas’ initial medical cannabis program in 2015, would also authorize […]

April 30, 2021 · 0 comments · investing