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Canopy Growth shares drop after company dismisses 500 workers

Canopy Growth shares drop after company dismisses 500 workers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 13, 2020

The repercussions of Canopy Growth Corp. eliminating 500 members of its workforce are being felt by pot stock investors and traders; on Thursday, March 5, shares sunk by four percent. Canopy's plummeting shares were to be expected, considering the fact that the Canadian cannabis company recently annou...

Colorado’s cannabis sales break records with $1.75B in 2019

Colorado’s cannabis sales break records with $1.75B in 2019

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 9, 2020

Colorado's cannabis industry might have looked like it was sinking this time last year. However, based on recently published data from the Colorado Department of Revenue, the state's market is seeing a rapid surge in growth and stability.  In 2019, cannabis retail stores in Colorado pulled in almo...

Croatia’s recreational cannabis bill awaits review

Croatia’s recreational cannabis bill awaits review

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 28, 2020

The people of Croatia could soon be growing their own cannabis for personal consumption. Well, that is if a lawmaker’s bill gains approval.  President of the Social Democratic Party’s Green Development Council, Mirela Holy, has introduced a bill to legalize recreational cannabis in Croatia.  ...

First cannabis dispensary in Peepeekisis Cree Nation will bring in much-needed funds for the local economy

First cannabis dispensary in Peepeekisis Cree Nation will bring in much-needed funds for the local economy

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 28, 2020

A band-owned cannabis dispensary opened for business in Peepeekisis Cree Nation on Saturday, February 15. Joint Adventures Medical Dispensary can be found close to the Peepeekisis Health Centre. It will serve both medical and recreational consumers. The purpose of Peepeekisis Cree Nation’s cann...

Cannabis drug testing: Will a sweaty exercise session eliminate THC from the body?

Cannabis drug testing: Will a sweaty exercise session eliminate THC from the body?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 24, 2020

Ever since cannabis legalization began unfurling across the United States, more consumers are becoming concerned that a lack of workplace protections – depending on their state of residence – may result in them losing their job. Should you work in a place where you are exposed to hazards on a...

Cannabis study: Legal states are more innovative and lucrative

Cannabis study: Legal states are more innovative and lucrative

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 21, 2020

A new partly-submitted study – “Do Firms Get High? The Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Firm Performance, Corporate Innovation, and Entrepreneurial Activity” – suggests that state-level cannabis legalization has had desirable creative and financial repercussions on for-profit corporations. ...

15 months post-legalization, millions of Ontarians still living in “red zone” areas

15 months post-legalization, millions of Ontarians still living in “red zone” areas

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 21, 2020

Ontario might have already legalized cannabis for recreational purposes, but not everyone has access to legal bud just yet. The second-largest province in Canada, which is home to 2.8 million people, comprises numerous communities that have opted out of retail cannabis sales. In fact, approximately a...

Carlos Santana prepares to launch cannabis and hemp CBD brands alongside Left Coast Ventures

Carlos Santana prepares to launch cannabis and hemp CBD brands alongside Left Coast Ventures

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 27, 2020

He started playing the violin at the tender age of five, before progressing to the role of lead guitarist for his band Santana. Now, Carlos Santana is stepping into green territory. By this, we are of course talking about cannabis.  The 72-year-old American-Mexican musician has announced that he ...

Curaleaf ‘upsizes’ debt offering by $25 million more than initially anticipated

Curaleaf ‘upsizes’ debt offering by $25 million more than initially anticipated

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 24, 2020

A new credit facility has been secured by multistate cannabis operator Curaleaf. Based in Massachusetts, the company announced on Wednesday, January 15 that it would gain access to $300 million from an affiliation of lenders; names were not revealed.  Based on the official notes for Curaleaf’s ...

Florida cannabis activists confirm that the state will pursue legalization in 2022

Florida cannabis activists confirm that the state will pursue legalization in 2022

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 24, 2020

On Monday, January 13, pro-cannabis lobbyists in Florida succumbed to the realization that a recreational cannabis legalization initiative won't be making its way to the 2020 ballot. Instead, activists say that they will work on a measure in 2022. Just a couple of weeks ago, cannabis advocates were hopeful that...

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