Marijuana Producer Cronos Found the Right Partner in Marlboro Maker Altria, Analyst Says

Marijuana Producer Cronos Found the Right Partner in Marlboro Maker Altria, Analyst Says Cronos is building a portfolio of the cannabis extracts known as cannabinoids, which it could mass produce with help from Altria, the Philip Morris parent and maker… Continue Reading

I Don’t feel like I’m doing something wrong’: Yuppies have discovered pot- and they like it.

Emilia Montalvo tried marijuana in high school like so many others, back when sneaking bong hits behind your parents’ backs was half of its allure. But she had put it far behind her. She started a family and launched a… Continue Reading

In Illinois Marijuana now possible pain alternative to addictive opioids

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a law allowing medical marijuana to be used as a painkiller instead of highly addictive opioids. The law the Republican signed Tuesday is effective immediately. It allows physicians to temporarily prescribe cannabis for pain… Continue Reading

This Bill In Congress Could Bring Top Marijuana Companies To The U.S.

Canopy Growth (CGC) reportedly said it would be able to “move ahead” into the U.S. if legislation were in place preventing the federal government from interfering with state cannabis policies, as marijuana stocks eye a potentially friendlier U.S. market. While… Continue Reading

Wrigley billionaire moves from chewing gum to medical marijuana

(Bloomberg)—The scion of a family that made a fortune in chewing gum is moving into pot. William Wrigley Jr. II, who helped orchestrate the sale of his family’s business to Mars Inc. in 2008, led a $65 million investment round… Continue Reading

Just how big will Illinois’ marijuana business become?

Chicago’s Green Thumb Industries has high hopes, not only for itself but others in the legalized cannabis industry in Illinois. But while GTI may grow into one of the largest marijuana growers and distributors, the state’s odds of becoming a… Continue Reading

Colorado secretly created a way to police medical marijuana doctors, a lawsuit suppressed for years alleges

A lawsuit that accused Colorado regulators of quietly and illegally concocting a policy to police doctors who recommend medical marijuana to patients was entirely hidden from public view during a nearly three-year court battle, secreted behind a judge’s order to… Continue Reading

Molson Coors Canada and HEXO Announce Agreement to Create Joint Venture Focused on Non-Alcoholic, Cannabis-Infused Beverages for the Canadian Market

Molson Coors Canada, the Canadian business unit of Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE: TAP; TSX: TPX), and leading Canadian cannabis producer, The Hydropothecary Corporation (TSX: HEXO), are pleased to announce that they have entered into a definitive agreement to form… Continue Reading

These States Are Likely To Legalize Marijuana In 2018

After four of five statewide marijuana legalization ballot initiatives were approved by voters in 2016, no additional states ended cannabis prohibition in 2017 (though New Hampshire did decriminalize possession of the drug and West Virginia allowed its medical use). Now,… Continue Reading

San Francisco’s D.A. Is Clearing Thousands of Marijuana Convictions. Others Around the Country Should Do the Same.

Written By: Taylor Pendergrass A smarter justice system isn’t just good policy. It’s good politics, too. It has taken decades, billions of dollars, and thousands of laws to turn the United States into the largest incarcerator in the world. This… Continue Reading