Cannabis News Box

North America’s cannabis testing market could hit $1.7B by 2027
January 22, 2021

Absolute Markets Insights, a global market research company headquartered in India, has published a new report on the cannabis testing market in North America. According to the detailed research study,...

Texas’ medical cannabis program could undergo some serious expansion this year
January 15, 2021

Texas' medical cannabis program – better known as the Compassionate Use Program – had 3,811 registered patients as of December. The state legalized the plant for medical purposes in 2015, but sales...

Which states are most likely to introduce legal cannabis laws this year?
January 15, 2021

It's the start of a new year and there's plenty of things on the horizon for cannabis connoisseurs to get excited about. So much so, that Roy Bingham – co-founder and chairman of leading market research...

Dem-led Senate could ignite cannabis reform efforts, say industry experts

Dem-led Senate could ignite cannabis reform efforts, say industry experts
January 14, 2021

Democrats recently celebrated a victory that granted the political party majority control of the U.S. Senate. A situation like this hasn't occurred since 2010. With fresh polls showing that Democratic...

DEA plans to start issuing cannabis cultivation licenses in early 2021
January 14, 2021

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is set to begin distributing licenses among cannabis research applicants who wish to grow the plant for investigative purposes.  Scientists and researchers...

Poll: Majority of Americans want cannabis convictions to be expunged

Poll: Majority of Americans want cannabis convictions to be expunged
January 14, 2021

On Tuesday, December 8, 2020, the YouGov survey was published. Described as "a hybrid of a traditional opinion survey and an exercise in big data analysis," the data showed that seven in 10 Americans support...

New Mexico Court certifies inmates’ rights to access medical cannabis
January 12, 2021

A cannabis patient who fought for his rights to use doctor-recommended medical cannabis in New Mexico has won his case in court. Based on a report by the Santa Fe New Mexican, Second Judicial District...

These cannabis stocks are poised for major inflation in 2021
January 11, 2021

Thinking of investing in the ever-evolving realm of cannabis stocks this year? If you answered “yes” to this question, then you’ll be pleased to learn that the market is on a rapid incline. In fact,...

UFCW celebrates triumph in $75,000 cannabis workers’ pay dispute settlement

UFCW celebrates triumph in $75,000 cannabis workers' pay dispute settlement
January 7, 2021

A tedious dispute between the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) and three California cannabis companies has been settled in favor of the labor union. Each of the three involved companies...

Canopy Growth files lawsuit against GW Pharma, arguing patent infringement
December 31, 2020

Canopy Growth Corporation, one of the largest cannabis producers in Canada, has initiated a threatening lawsuit against a United Kingdom-headquartered drugs company called GW Pharmaceuticals.  The...

New Jersey’s recreational cannabis market could be live in six months
December 31, 2020

On Thursday, December 17, lawmakers in New Jersey passed a measure that permitted the imminent launch of a recreational cannabis industry. The state's cannabis legalization bill was unanimously approved...

Two new reports highlight cannabis-fueled economic growth in the U.S.
December 31, 2020

While much of the world is undergoing economic hardship as a result of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the United States is showing that weed could be the savior. This is according to two separate industry...

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