In the U.K., a group representing MPs and Peers from concluded that banning MED is “
.” It is being touted as a major step towards legalization.
Cannabis is an issue in
Berlin’s upcoming election
Vermont’s legislature is
after failing to pass it last year. Arkansas Gov. and former DEA chief Asa Hutchinson (R)
supporters of the state’s upcoming MED votes for misleading the public about the plant’s medical benefits.
There’s a fight in Alaska over
. I wrote about
Nebraska weed activists are already preparing for
The Conversation asks why legalization is
taking so long
. RAND Corporation legalization scholar Beau Kilmer did an
Ask Me Anything
New Zealand mom Rose Renton is organizing
nationwide rallies today
to legalize MED. Her son Alex Renton died last year after his parents successful petitioned the government to treat his epilepsy with cannabis oil. Activists will wave photos of him outside police stations. “This particular rally is really focused on standing with the police,” Rose said. “We want to change the laws so the police don’t have to deal with peaceful people that choose to used medicinal cannabis.”
Snowflake, Az., may have
broken state law
by charging a grower $800,000 to open.
Investment bank Cowen & Co. predicted that the legal industry will be
worth $50 billion
in a decade. The report, by 10 analysts, is the most extensive piece of research that a large bank has published on the industry. Cowen also initiated analyst coverage of packaging company Kush Bottles, becoming the
to cover a cannabis stock that’s traded over the counter. It gave Kush an “Outperform” rating.
In one of the largest mergers ever, the German chemical and pharamaceutical giant Bayer will buy seed company Monsanto for $66 billion.
did not bring it up, but both companies have long been seen as interested in the plant. (Bayer has a partnership with GW Pharmaceuticals.) In July, the far-left site Counterpunch published a piece called “
Monsanto, Bayer and the Push for Corporate Cannabis
Cannabis Reports CEO David Drake
Leafly and Weedmaps for poor cybersecurity. Social network MassRoots and data firm Headset announced a
At an L.A. conference, Viridian Capital Advisors president Scott Greiper said legalization will bring about the
next industrial revolution
Colorado dispensaries sold $122.7M in July, the
best month yet
Canna Law Blog discusses what makes for a
weak brand mark
? New cannabis business lawyer Daniel Shortt
why he’s chosen the specialty.
Recode spoke to
, CEO of California delivery service Eaze.