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Legal weed in Canada could prompt demand for low-potency pot products

Legal weed in Canada could prompt demand for low-potency pot products

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 3, 2018


Filed under Global, News

The Cannabis Act, A.K.A. Bill C-45, has officially been passed. October 17 was the momentous occasion on which Canada's cannabis legalization was enacted. Amidst the “green rush” that is currently unfurling across the Great White North, industry insiders believe that low potency products will...

Here’s what the biggest cannabis investor on the planet has to say about his $4 billion investment

Here’s what the biggest cannabis investor on the planet has to say about his $4 billion investment

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 2, 2018


Filed under News

The recent surge in cannabis stocks could be attributed to a deal that was struck between Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ) and Canopy Growth Corporation (NYSE:CGC) back on August 15. Constellation invested $4 billion into the Canadian cannabis cultivator, bringing its stake in the company up to 38 percen...

Anti-legalization group spreading potency lies in Michigan

Anti-legalization group spreading potency lies in Michigan

November 1, 2018


Filed under News, Social cannabis

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor It’s looking like Michigan is ready to legalize social use cannabis, as a proposal to do so currently has the support of over 57 percent of its residents. The election is near, and it appears opposition groups are trying anything they can to stop this pro...

Cannabis in Space is on the horizon

Cannabis in Space is on the horizon

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 28, 2018


Filed under News

Legal cannabis is turning over some serious profit and if plans to test cannabis in Space go well, profits could be catapulted into another dimension. Some 250 miles above Planet Earth is the infamous NASA International Space Station (ISS). Inside this space station, the cannabis plant will analyzed ...

North Dakota looks like it might legalize cannabis

North Dakota looks like it might legalize cannabis

October 26, 2018


Filed under News, Social cannabis

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor A ballot initiative in North Dakota that would legalize cannabis for adults 21 and over appears to have enough support in the state to pass next month. A recent poll shows Measure 3 with 51 percent support and 36 percent opposing. This is yet another example of support for legalization g...

Two out of three Americans support the idea of cannabis reform

Two out of three Americans support the idea of cannabis reform

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 26, 2018


Filed under News, Social cannabis

A recently released Gallup poll shows an interesting light on the topic of cannabis legalization in the U.S. According to the results of Gallup's poll on cannabis reform, 66 percent of Americans now support legalization, indicating a positive shift in opinion for the third consecutive year running. T...

Investors want to patent genetically modified cannabis

Investors want to patent genetically modified cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 24, 2018


Filed under News, Research

In Montreal, scientists at Hyasynth Biologicals laboratory are working hard trying to develop genetically modified cannabis genes. Their main aim is to modify the active ingredients contained in the plant, better known as “cannabinoids. And then, if successful, patenting them. The genetic engineeri...

New Jersey has set a date for legalization

New Jersey has set a date for legalization

October 20, 2018


Filed under News, Social cannabis

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor After years of working to legalize cannabis in New Jersey, lawmakers have set a date for legalization. Cannabis will hopefully be legalized in New Jersey on October 29th. Making that date works all depends on if lawmakers can agree on some final details....

The American Banking Association is looking at cannabis banking

The American Banking Association is looking at cannabis banking

October 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Social cannabis

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor It’s looking like banks may want to work with cannabis businesses or at least learn more about working with them. The American Banking Association, which is the largest organization that represents banks in America, is asking its members about banking ...

Polls indicate strong support for cannabis reform in Michigan, but not in North Dakota

Polls indicate strong support for cannabis reform in Michigan, but not in North Dakota

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 18, 2018


Filed under News, Social cannabis

Cannabis legalization initiatives will be voted on in just a couple of weeks by the residents of Michigan and North Dakota. November 6 is the fateful day on which the general elections take place and with Election Day fast approaching, it's no surprise that the general public is starting to unleash its vi...

Cannabis is legal in Canada, but supply is dry

Cannabis is legal in Canada, but supply is dry

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 17, 2018


Filed under Global, News, Showcase

Canada is short on cannabis, despite the fact that legalization is officially due to roll out on today. Based on a recent report released by the C.D. Howe Institute, the Great White North's supply of bud will meet a mere 30-60 percent of total consumer demand once recreational sales kick off. Industry ana...

PepsiCo takes a leaf out of Coca-Cola’s book and explores the world of weed-infused beverages

PepsiCo takes a leaf out of Coca-Cola’s book and explores the world of weed-infused beverages

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 16, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis, News, Showcase, Social cannabis

While it might have been dismissed as a rumor, word of Coca-Cola discussing “dope” deals with cannabis companies has spread like wildfire. It seems that a competitor of the fizzy drink's producer could also be joining the bud bandwagon. Last Tuesday, PepsiCo joined the ever-growing list of prominent ...

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