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

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

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

Los Angeles becoming the largest U.S. city for legal pot sales

Los Angeles is set to become the nation’s largest city with recreational pot after the City Council voted Wednesday to license sales next year. After months of debate and political snags, the council approved rules to usher in commercial sales… Continue Reading

It’s not easy, but nonresident cannabis entrepreneurs can set up shop in California

You don’t have to hail from California to get in on what will be the biggest cannabis market in the world. The state’s new medical and recreational marijuana programs don’t have a residency requirement – a fact that could attract… Continue Reading