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From Forbes: U.S. Senate Votes To Legalize Hemp After Decades-Long Ban Under Marijuana Prohibition

From Forbes: U.S. Senate Votes To Legalize Hemp After Decades-Long Ban Under Marijuana Prohibition

From Forbes: U.S. Senate Votes To Legalize Hemp After Decades-Long Ban Under Marijuana Prohibition From Forbes.com: The non-psychoactive cannabis cousin of marijuana would finally become legal to grow in the United States under a bill overwhelmingly approved by the Senate. The wide-ranging agriculture and food policy legislation known as the Farm Bill, passed by a vote of 86 – 11 on Thursday, contains provisions to […]

July 2, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Brian Athaide Appointed TGOD’s CEO, Julia Golubovskaya Appointed Interim CFO

Brian Athaide Appointed TGOD’s CEO, Julia Golubovskaya Appointed Interim CFO

Brian Athaide Appointed TGOD’s CEO, Julia Golubovskaya Appointed Interim CFO The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (TSX:TGOD) (US:TGODF) reports the resignation of CEO, Co-Chairman & Director, Mr. Robert Anderson, effective immediately, due to health concerns. To ensure an orderly transition and continued rapid execution on the Company’s business strategy, the Board has appointed Mr. Brian Athaide, TGOD’s current CFO, to […]

July 2, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Marijuana Stocks Seeing Big Gains This Week

Marijuana Stocks Seeing Big Gains This Week

Marijuana Stocks Seeing Big Gains This Week The marijuana market has remained incredibly lucrative for those who have chosen to get in over the course of the past several years, but with new legal measures going into place around the world to allow its use, it seems as though this is only the beginning. One of the most popular ways […]

July 1, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Master grower, Jon Bent, and some of his marijuana plants, Wednesday, July 12, 2017. (Trevor Hagan for Bloomberg)

Canada’s Golden Leaf Wants to Carpet the U.S. With Pot Retail Stores

Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd. is taking the first step to becoming the Starbucks or McDonald’s of weed, even though marijuana remains illegal across much of the U.S. The cannabis company has opened a chain of marijuana stores in Oregon called Chalice Farms. And now venture firm BlackShire Capital has signed a letter of intent to franchise the model, setting the stage for stores […]

March 29, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article, investing
Why Marijuana Marketing Will Be Bigger Than Ever This Year The 2016 election helped pave the way By Janet Stilson

Why Marijuana Marketing Will Be Bigger Than Ever This Year The 2016 election helped pave the way By Janet Stilson

The cannabis business had some big wins during this year’s election. Now, that’s stimulating predictions of major greenback growth along with ever-more sophisticated marketing strategies on the part of cannabis companies. In November, citizens of four states—California, Massachusetts, Maine and Nevada—voted to approve recreational cannabis usage for adults 21 or over. They join four other states where the drug can […]

January 5, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Changes in the works for Massachusetts medical marijuana law

Changes in the works for Massachusetts medical marijuana law

BOSTON — Proposed changes to Massachusetts’ medical marijuana regulations aim to make it easier for patients in hospice care to access medical marijuana. But patient advocates say the new rules will not address the fact that the process takes too long and would not help patients who are being cared for at home. “Hospice patients are literally out of time,” […]

January 5, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
California’s Gigantic Medical-Marijuana Industry Could Be Devastated by an Unlikely Source

California’s Gigantic Medical-Marijuana Industry Could Be Devastated by an Unlikely Source

If you support the legalization of marijuana, 2016 didn’t give you much to complain about. Last year, residents in four states approved recreational-marijuana ballot initiatives, doubling the total from the end of 2015, while five new states put medical-cannabis laws on their books. By year’s end, 28 states and Washington, D.C., had legalized medical pot. And there’s more where that […]

January 3, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Illinois medical marijuana sales reach $4.4M in November

Illinois medical marijuana sales reach $4.4M in November

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.  •  Medical marijuana sales reached more than $4.4 million in November at licensed dispensaries throughout Illinois, marking another month of steady growth for the year-old industry. The state released new sales figures for November along with a new tally for how many patients qualify to buy marijuana legally. The Illinois Department of Public Health now has approved approximately […]

December 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Medical marijuana rules advance in City Council

Medical marijuana rules advance in City Council

City Council Committee on Rules voted Wednesday to move an amendment sponsored by Councilmen Derek S. Green and Bobby Henon that allows for zoning of medical marijuana growers, processors and dispensaries within the city. Bill 160919 defines “medical marijuana dispensary,” “medical marijuana growing and processing facility,” and outlines regulations and standards with regard to zoning and distance requirements for dispensaries […]

December 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Feature Article
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 · Feature Article