Cannabis News Box

Cannabis legalization is a hot political topic in the U.S.

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 15, 2019

As the “Green Rush” continues to spread across the United States of America, it is clear that the political stance on cannabis legalization is metamorphosing. Globally, the market is estimated to be worth $55.8 billion by 2025 and the U.S. is forecasted to bulk-up its economy with $25 billion in cannabis revenue during the same time peri...

Cannabis industry analyst says investor interest is moving from Canada to the States

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 14, 2019

Canada might have blown its chance to become a global pioneer in pot production, with investors seeking out opportunities south of the border. According to CIBC World Markets analyst John Zamparo, his firm has been in discussions with investors who have indicated they're shifting their attention from Canada to the ...

The Marijuana Justice Act finally gets the support of Kamala Harris

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 27, 2018

On Thursday, May 10, US Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) declared her support for the Marijuana Justice Act, which could contribute to legalizing cannabis in the U.S. at the federal level. Harris signed on to congressional legislation that would eliminate cannabis from the US Controlled Substances Act - ...

U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer thinks legal cannabis in the U.S. is less than four years away

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 25, 2018

Could the battle to legalize cannabis across the United States be closer than we think? According to U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), cannabis may be deregulated nationwide within as little as four years. "I made a bet that within five years, every state will be able to treat cannabis like alcohol and there...

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