A report from Arcview Group predicts that the industry will
grow 27% annually through 2021
, despite fears of a crackdown.
Dozens of vaporizer companies raised capital last year, and
none of them are focused on tobacco
, according to TechCrunch,
A Seattle startup
to allow credit card cannabis purchases.
In Sacramento, the Teamsters are
against the cannabis industry and other major business groups over “independent distribution.” At issue is whether growers and manufacturers need to pay third-party distributors, which California requires for alcohol companies. The Teamsters favor independent distributors.
increase the number of grow licenses
, part of an effort to include minority-owned businesses in the state green rush. It falls short of demands from the state legislature’s Black Caucus.
I wrote about the
Southern California Coalition
, a trade group, for L.A. Weekly.
The St. Louis Post Dispatch editorializes that Trump should
create cannabis jobs
. In case you missed it, I argued in Slate that jobs are the
industry’s best defense
against the Trump Administration.
Thirteen California dispensaries, some of them already shuttered, owe
more than $12M in back taxes
. The Financial Times asks whether pot businesses are
Australian MED company MGC Pharma
. Australian cannabis stocks are
The SEC has charged a Florida businessman with
to have a marijuana license.
Publicly-traded Canadian company Golden Leaf Holdings
agreed to buy
vertically-integrated Oregon company Chalice Farms in a stock and cash deal.