» Behind the Cover: Marijuana Business Magazine’s November/December Issue
04/12/18 23:08 from Marijuana Business Daily
Marijuana Business Magazine covers ambitious companies that are growing across the United States, picking up the pieces following natural disaster... Behind the Cover: Marijuana Business Magazine’s November/December Issue is a post...

» Nevada high court dismisses liquor firms’ adult-use cannabis distribution suit
04/12/18 22:57 from Marijuana Business Daily
The Nevada Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit that would have required the state to license only alcohol wholesalers as distributors of recreational marijuana. The decision doesn’t have an immediate effect, but “when we decide to open up ...

» Minnesota adds Alzheimer’s as medical marijuana condition
04/12/18 20:26 from Marijuana Business Daily
Minnesota is adding Alzheimer’s disease as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana, a move that could provide a boost to MMJ sales. More than 94,000 Minnesota residents are afflicted with Alzheimer’s, according to the Alzheime...

» Vaping cannabis produces stronger effects than smoking cannabis for infrequent users
04/12/18 18:11 from Marijuana News -- ScienceDaily
In a small study of infrequent cannabis users, researchers have shown that, compared with smoking cannabis, vaping it increased the rate of short-term anxiety, paranoia, memory loss and distraction when doses were the same.

» CBD beverage maker eyes global expansion via $85M purchase of Utah company
04/12/18 17:58 from Marijuana Business Daily
A Denver company that makes CBD drinks has agreed to acquire a Utah beverage company to increase its distribution might, especially in Asia. New Age Beverages Corp. (Nasdaq: NBEV) announced that it will acquire privately held Morinda Hol...

» Utah gov signs medical cannabis compromise bill passed by lawmakers
04/12/18 13:00 from Marijuana Business Daily
Utah lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Monday to pass a medical marijuana compromise bill with more restrictive business provisions than the ballot initiative approved by voters Nov. 6. Gov. Gary Herbert, a Republican, signed the measure...

» California cannabis vape cartridge makers facing counterfeit products hurdle
04/12/18 11:30 from Marijuana Business Daily
Mainstream industry brands have long contended with product knockoffs ranging from North Face jackets to Rolex watches. Now the problem is increasingly appearing in the marijuana industry – with vaporizer cartridges a key target. T...

» Falsified California testing lab data may result in major marijuana product recall
04/12/18 02:15 from Marijuana Business Daily
Sacramento-based Sequoia Analytical Labs surrendered its business license after a state inspection discovered that the company’s lab director had been falsifying cannabis product testing results for almost four months and hundreds ...

» Veteran cannabis trailblazer Brett Roper of Medicine Man Technologies dies
03/12/18 23:50 from Marijuana Business Daily
The marijuana industry lost a pioneer on Saturday when Brett Roper, the CEO of Medicine Man Technologies, died suddenly in Colorado, according to the company. He was 65. Veteran cannabis trailblazer Brett Roper of Medicine Man Technologi...

» Ex-officials at marijuana retail chain Sweet Leaf in jail on felony drug charges
03/12/18 22:26 from Marijuana Business Daily
Two former executives of the once high-flying Colorado cannabis company Sweet Leaf have pleaded guilty to felony drug charges and are serving 30-day jail sentences, the alt-weekly Westword newspaper reported. The plea agreements by Nicho...

» 280E still applies to marijuana companies, US Tax Court rules
03/12/18 21:25 from Marijuana Business Daily
The U.S. Tax Court ruled on a 2½-year-old case in which California-based Harborside had hoped to end 280E’s hold over the marijuana industry’s profit margins. But the Oakland company’s hopes were dashed Friday when the ...

» Report: Cannabis firm Cronos in talks to be acquired by Marlboro maker Altria
03/12/18 20:22 from Marijuana Business Daily
Altria Group, one of the largest tobacco companies in North America, is in “early stage talks” to acquire Ontario, Canada-based cannabis multinational Cronos Group, according to Reuters. Talks are expected to last several weeks, and Cron...

» Cannabis firm Cronos confirms talks for investment by Marlboro maker Altria
03/12/18 20:22 from Marijuana Business Daily
Cronos Group - the Ontario, Canada-based cannabis multinational - confirmed it is engaged in discussions with tobacco giant Altria Group about a "potential investment" by the company that produces Marlboro cigarettes. Cannabis firm Crono...

» LA-based marijuana firm OG DNA Genetics inks $35 million raise
03/12/18 19:19 from Marijuana Business Daily
OG DNA Genetics of Los Angeles has raised a total of $35 million through two initial equity financing deals. The company said it plans to use the proceeds to expand its operations in California, where it manufactures and distributes its ...

» L.A.-based marijuana firm OG DNA Genetics inks $35 million raise
03/12/18 19:19 from Marijuana Business Daily
OG DNA Genetics of Los Angeles has raised a total of $35 million through two initial equity financing deals. The company said it plans to use the proceeds to expand its operations in California, where it manufactures and distributes its ...

» Multistate cannabis firm Cresco Labs launches trading on CSE
03/12/18 17:25 from Marijuana Business Daily
Chicago-based Cresco Labs began trading Monday on the Canadian Securities Exchange, adding its name to the rapidly growing list of U.S.-based firms that are going public in Canada. Here’s what you need to know: Cresco Labs will tra...

» ‘It’s a game changer’: Ontario company prepares Canada’s first outdoor cannabis crop
03/12/18 15:17 from Marijuana Business Daily
Ontario-based 48North is laying the groundwork for what would be Canada’s first large-scale outdoor marijuana crop under the Cannabis Act this spring, pending required permits from Health Canada. “With Health Canada’s permission and appr...

» Chart: Where does California’s recreational marijuana supply come from?
03/12/18 11:30 from Marijuana Business Daily
While outdoor grows abound in California’s adult-use market, the state’s supply of recreational cannabis is dominated by indoor and greenhouse producers in Santa Barbara and Humboldt counties. According to licensing data released by the ...

» Final California marijuana industry rules may not be made public until January
30/11/18 23:03 from Marijuana Business Daily
Although California’s final cannabis industry regulations will reportedly be completed Monday, many industry insiders likely won’t be able to read them until January. That may be a disappointment to marijuana businesses that ...

» Iowa medical CBD sales set to begin Saturday under cloud of confusion
30/11/18 21:31 from Marijuana Business Daily
Iowa's five CBD dispensaries open for business Saturday to serve roughly 1,000 patients in one of the nation's most limited medical cannabis markets. Iowa medical CBD sales set to begin Saturday under cloud of confusion is a post from: M...

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