Cannabis News Box

Mexican Congress aims to bolster economic recovery with cannabis legalization

https://420intel.com/articles/2018/11/02/mexican-supreme-court-declares-prohibition-recreational-cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 26, 2020

Cannabis to the rescue! This is what it seems like lately, with medical cannabis patients in many legal states across the United States – and their collective economies – benefiting from the industry being dubbed "essential business". As Mexico anticipates a financially-impacted aftermath from COVID-19, Senato...

Aurora Cannabis shareholders shudder as company sells itself short

https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/aurora-cannabis-announces-ceo-retirement-and-succession-board-of-directors-expansion-and-business-transformation-plan-869307955.html

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 20, 2020

On May 14, 2018, a press release announcing Aurora Cannabis' intention to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of MedReleaf was published. This all-share transaction was valued at approximately CAD$3.2 billion – equivalent to USD$2.3 billion – on a fully-diluted basis. Unfortun...

Oklahoma generated record medical cannabis tax revenue in March

https://hightimes.com/news/oklahoma-medical-marijuana-moving-toward-november-ballot

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 20, 2020

States that legalize cannabis stand to benefit the local economy, with sales taxes contributing to various community programs and funding projects. In Oklahoma – where medical cannabis was legalized on June 26, 2018 with the passing of voter-approved voters approved State Question 788 – the resu...

Ohio releases fresh guidance to assist patients in gaining access to medicine during COVID-19

Ohio releases fresh guidance to assist patients in gaining access to medicine during COVID-19

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 15, 2020

New information has been made available to patients who are enrolled in Ohio’s medical cannabis program amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The guidance was published by the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (MMCP) with the primary goal of simplifying the process of obtaining medicine among registered patie...

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