Cannabis News Box

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...

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...

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...

Israeli government awards tender for the operation of a medical cannabis incubator

Israeli government awards tender for the operation of a medical cannabis incubator

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 27, 2020

A hi-tech medical cannabis incubator located in Yeruham has bagged the Israeli Government Tender.  Awarded by the Israel Innovation Authority, the tender was bestowed upon OurCrowd, Perrigo and BOL Pharma.  Ourcrowd is Israel’s leading venture capital investor, whereas Perrigo is acknowledged as the l...

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 ...

These 5 cannabis stocks will slash production in 2020

These 5 cannabis stocks will slash production in 2020

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 13, 2020

The year 2020 brings pot investors a stroke of bad luck. According to data from the Marijuana Index – which monitors cannabis industry stocks – a 63 percent reduction in 45 of the leading North American cannabis stocks has been noticed since April 1.  Such a drastic decrease has been attribut...

Licensed cannabis stores can be verified by Californians using QR codes

Licensed cannabis stores can be verified by Californians using QR codes

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 13, 2020

California’s cannabis consumers can now feel more confident when purchasing their supply from one of the huge state’s long list of vendors. A unique application designed for use on smartphone devices will enable consumers to determine whether or not a dispensary is legitimately licensed to conduc...

Cannabis social equity applicants in San Francisco bag their first permits

Cannabis social equity applicants in San Francisco bag their first permits

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 9, 2020

During the middle of December, social equity applicants in San Francisco rejoiced, as they were awarded the first ever permits for launching cannabis businesses in the Californian metropolis; applications for cannabis permits were officially opened to equity applicants in 2018. The Cannabis Equity...

Cannabis social equity applicants in Illinois gain access to $21 million in loans

Cannabis social equity applicants in Illinois gain access to $21 million in loans

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 9, 2020

People living in Illinois who have been worst affected by the War on Drugs have been granted an entry point into the legal cannabis industry.  Based on recent reports, $21 million in taxpayer funded low-interest loans will be granted to state residents who wish to open a legal weed business with minimal investment. Fees paid by cannabis growers and dispensaries will be used to fund the loans. The ...

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