Day: October 25, 2017 (Page 2)

Medical marijuana companies in Massachusetts could see a hike in business once regulators implement several improvements to the state’s MMJ program. The Department of Health proposed the changes in September 2016 but delayed acting on them amid concerns about how recreational marijuana legalization would affect the medical cannabis program, The Boston GlobeContinue Reading

After finding fame with Royal Canadian Air Farce and confronting mortality with a killer cancer diagnosis, Alan Park reemerges as a fearless cannabis advocate (and conspiracy theorist?) The post Comedy, Cancer, and Cannabis: Alan Park’s Wild Ride appeared first on Leafly. Read More: Comedy, Cancer, and Cannabis: AlanContinue Reading

You don’t have to be a botanist to know that cannabis and marijuana are the same thing. But a recent Arizona ruling turns on precisely that distinction. The post Are Extracts Illegal in Arizona? Not So Fast appeared first on Leafly. Read More: Are Extracts Illegal in Arizona?Continue Reading

We talk to the creative mind behind the Bellyak—an innovative kayak design inspired by cannabis and a hefty dose of adventure. The post The Bellyak: How a Highdea Became an Actual Invention appeared first on Leafly. Read More: The Bellyak: How a Highdea Became an Actual InventionContinue Reading

The Quebec government will establish a nonprofit public company to manage the distribution and sale of recreational cannabis within the province, according to a report in the newspaper La Presse. The news means entrepreneurs will be blocked from participating in marijuana retail in Canada’s two largest provinces, Ontario and Quebec. AccordingContinue Reading

Toronto-based cannabis lifestyle brand Tokyo Smoke has wrapped up a Series B funding round of 6 million Canadian dollars ($4.7 million). The funding was led by Aphria Inc. (TSX: APH), one of Canada’s biggest licensed medical marijuana growers, and Green Acre Capital Fund I LP, a fund dedicated to investing in marijuanaContinue Reading

An Orlando couple thought they were getting empty storage bins, but instead they got a terrifying surprise. The world’s largest e-commerce company, Amazon, accidentally shipped 65 pounds of cannabis to a Florida customer — and they don’t seem too happy about it. The couple, who live in Orlando, were planningContinue Reading

After almost 2,000 people registered for state-run courses on how to apply for medical marijuana business licenses, the state of Michigan has decided to add a session and relocate another to a larger venue. According to the Detroit Free Press, the classes – which are being hosted by the Michigan DepartmentContinue Reading

By Kristen Nichols A flurry of marijuana and hemp lawsuits are roiling the cannabis industry’s confusing intellectual property landscape, with trademark and trade-secret fights signaling big changes for the business. The legal disputes – from Ohio to California – show that long-simmering tensions over intellectual property in the cannabis sectorContinue Reading