Day: October 16, 2017

The board of directors at MassRoots, the cannabis-focused technology and social media giant, has fired CEO and founder Isaac Dietrich amid financial difficulties plaguing the Denver company. The move was first reported by Benzinga. MassRoots has been suffering from a high cash-burn rate and declining revenues. Dietrich repotedly knew theContinue Reading

The so-called Wine Country fires have become some of the most devastating in California history, and cannabis farmers are among those hit hardest. The post Keep Tabs on California Wildfires with SF Chron’s Live Map appeared first on Leafly. Read More: Keep Tabs on California Wildfires with SFContinue Reading

Indoor Harvest Corp. (OTCQB:INQD), a Houston-based manufacturer of commercial aeroponic systems that can be used to grow cannabis, signed an investment deal with Tangiers Global for an equity investment of up to $2 million. Tangiers Global is located in San Diego and provides funding to small and microcap public companies. In addition to the investmentContinue Reading

A Pennsylvania marijuana cultivation business that had put itself on the block for $20 million has pulled the plug on the sale after the state’s governor threatened to revoke the company’s coveted new license. Franklin Labs, which was put up for sale this year after winning one of 12 MMJContinue Reading

Cannabis social media platform MassRoots ousted its CEO Isaac Dietrich from his role in the company on Monday. The post MassRoots Board Ousts CEO appeared first on Leafly. Read More: MassRoots Board Ousts CEOContinue Reading

An anti-marijuana congressman was a key architect of the opiate crisis — and he was Trump’s pick to be drug czar. Since his election to Congress in 2011 during the anti-tax, anti-government Tea Party movement, U.S. Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pennsylvania), the current choice to become the nation’s next drug czar,Continue Reading

A university in Michigan is offering a degree in marijuana that goes beyond simply classes related to cannabis, more evidence that MJ is being recognized as a mainstream industry. Northern Michigan University in Marquette began its medical plant chemistry program this semester, with about a dozen students in the first class, theContinue Reading

The state’s Medical Marijuana Commission received 95 applications for cultivation sites and will select no more than five. There are 227 applications for dispensaries. The post Arkansas: Pulaski, Jefferson Counties Top Medical Cannabis Applications appeared first on Leafly. Read More: Arkansas: Pulaski, Jefferson Counties Top Medical Cannabis ApplicationsContinue Reading

With 5mg CBD apiece, these cannabis-infused chocolate lava cakes are easy to make and best served alongside a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream. The post Recipe: CBD-Infused Chocolate Lava Cakes appeared first on Leafly. Read More: Recipe: CBD-Infused Chocolate Lava CakesContinue Reading