Month: August 2019

Cannabis is rapidly expanding in popularity, legality and medical application around the world. Federal, state, and local governments are consistently reviewing and implementing changes to the draconian laws surrounding cannabis. With new legislation comes a greater need to understand these changes and how it impacts our daily existence.  Frequently askedContinue Reading

The cannabis industry is becoming increasingly dominated by big firms, but there still is room for small, craft marijuana producers who peddle high-end products ranging from flower to edibles. Craft cannabis is the marijuana industry’s small-batch sector is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news forContinue Reading

Sad but inevitably true: summer is officially drawing to a close. Away go the swimsuits and flip flops and out come the hoodies and flannel pajama pants. But on the plus side, you’re probably gearing up to enjoy a long weekend, courtesy of Labor Day. Workers of the world, chillContinue Reading

The owners of a high-profile marijuana shop in Southern California – Santa Ana’s 420 Central – are accused in a lawsuit of defrauding investors. The suit, filed in Orange County Superior Court of California, contains a host of salacious allegations, including one that founder and CEO Robert Taft ran an unlicensed marijuanaContinue Reading

Illinois awarded its first licenses to businesses that can sell recreational cannabis when it becomes legal in the state next year. State regulators announced the five medical marijuana dispensaries where residents will be able to buy small amounts of recreational marijuana products starting Jan. 1. The first group of licenseesContinue Reading

The DEA indicates support for expanding cannabis research, a Florida medical marijuana licensing issue is sent to the state’s Supreme Court for potential review, a Nevada judge freezes some permits for new recreational marijuana shops – and more of the week’s top cannabis business news. DEA to up cannabis research TheContinue Reading

The cultivation scandal that engulfed Ontario-based CannTrust, one of Canada’s top marijuana companies, dealt a serious blow to the company’s reputation, according to a survey by market research firm Leger, which exclusively shared its findings with Marijuana Business Daily. CannTrust reputation plummets in wake of cannabis cultivation scandal: Q&A withContinue Reading

More than a dozen new dispensaries could open in Nevada’s booming retail marijuana market in the coming weeks after a judge gave the go-ahead Thursday to companies that underwent background checks and won licenses. State marijuana regulators said as many as 36 stores could open. But lawyers for the stateContinue Reading

The average cannabis user living in states where marijuana is legal has the luxury of stepping inside his or her friendly neighborhood dispensary for access to a variety of pot products, like edible candies, pills, topicals, concentrates and even beverages. These processed variations of the cannabis plant are designed forContinue Reading