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Curaleaf closes its Grassroots deal to expand operations across 23 states

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July 31, 2020

Curaleaf's long-awaited acquisition of cannabis multistate operator Grassroots Cannabis was announced on Thursday, July 23. Grassroots, a privately-held company based in Chicago, has received  an undisclosed...

New study identifies link between people’s genetics and their relationship with weed

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The cannabis study discovered that individuals who are prone to developing ADHD and schizophrenia are more liable to “lifetime cannabis use"
September 26, 2018

Ever wondered why you maintained your weed-smoking hobby, but some of your associates did not? Well, you could be about to find out the reasons behind your relationship with the plant, thanks to a...

The United States could face a dilemma if cannabis is legalized at federal level

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A nice chunk of cash is going directly into the federal government's wallet every single year, all because of Section 280E of the tax code
September 23, 2018

A plant that was formerly frowned upon is finally being appreciated for its medicinal and recreational benefits. However, cannabis remains a Schedule I drug at the federal level, despite the fact the government...

Farmers in Indiana want legal cannabis and hemp crops

Farmers in Indiana want legal cannabis and hemp crops
Neighbors in Kentucky are pulling in approximately $3,000 per acre with industrial hemp farming
September 22, 2018

An imbalance in supply and demand for soybean and corn crops has left Indiana's farmers in a slight predicament. Soybean and corn are the primary money-making crops in Indiana. According to the U.S...

Cannabis study: Consumption rates among college-aged youth hits 30-year record

Cannabis study: Consumption rates among college-aged youth hits 30-year record
September 21, 2018

More college students are consuming cannabis than ever before. Based on the findings of the annual national Monitoring the Future Panel study in 2016, cannabis consumption rates among college students...

Biotech company signs $122 million deal to produce pharmaceutical-worthy weed

Biotech company signs $122 million deal to produce pharmaceutical-worthy weed
Eight cannabis compounds will now be produced by Gingko in Cronos' labs
September 21, 2018

A biotech startup that specializes in designing custom microbes for customers across various markers has revealed its plans to produce lab-grown cannabis. Gingko Bioworks will join forces with Cronos...

Cannabis consumers in Florida run the risk of unemployment within the legal weed industry

Cannabis consumers in Florida run the risk of unemployment within the legal weed industry
Different rules may apply for job applicants living in states that have given recreational cannabis the green light
September 20, 2018

Company owners in Florida who are running their businesses amidst the rise of legal weed in the U.S. are turning down cannabis-consuming job applicants. It’s not just weed lovers who are reportedly...

Will legendary beer pioneer Anheuser-Busch be the next beverage company to enter the legal cannabis space?

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By the year 2025, Anheuser strives to develop a line of non-alcoholic offerings that will make up 20 percent of the company's total sales revenue
September 18, 2018

Over the last few months, the cannabis industry news has been inundated with announcements from big-name brewers entering the legal weed space. We have already learned about the recently announced...

Kahnawake Draft Cannabis Legislation will prevent problems that occurred within the tobacco industry

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Proposed in Kahnawake’s draft cannabis legislation is a a two-pronged licensing system, which will require approval from Health Canada and indigenous community members
September 18, 2018

Located on the south shore of Quebec’s St. Lawrence River is the Kanien'kehá:ka community of Kahnawake. This First Nations Reserve sits south of Montreal, where the countdown is on for cannabis legalization...

Scientists in the U.K. claim CBD could potentially treat psychosis

Scientists in the U.K. claim CBD could potentially treat psychosis
The next step for British scientists working at King’s College’s is to carry out a 300-patient clinical trial to further determine the medicinal power of CBD as a treatment for psychosis
September 18, 2018

A mental disorder that was once associated with frequent cannabis use could soon be treated using the plant. Based on the findings of a study on CBD for psychosis that was carried out by scientists...

Cannabis legalization in Canada: 7 things you ought to know

Cannabis legalization in Canada: 7 things you ought to know
September 16, 2018

On October 17, cannabis legalization in Canada will go into full effect. Following discussion and debate between the Senate and House of Commons, Bill C-45 (the Cannabis Act) was approved by the Canadian...

Mayor says cannabis regulation strategy in Denver is “having success”

Mayor says cannabis regulation strategy in Denver is “having success”
Last year, the City of Denver pulled in cannabis tax revenue to the amount of $44.7 million
September 15, 2018

He might have campaigned in opposition of Colorado’s cannabis legalization measure back in 2012, but it seems that the Mayor of Denver, Michael Hancock (D), has changed his opinion on the green plant....

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