Texas’ Medical Cannabis Program Kicks Off in January — But It’s No Green Rush

Texas’ Compassionate Use Act is a limited medical marijuana program, allowing only patients with epilepsy to purchase CBD products, and the cannabis community isn’t happy about it. Image via Nastasic Medical marijuana is due to go on sale in Texas by the beginning of 2018, but this for sure is no Green Rush. Texas’ Compassionate... more →
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CBD Market Expected To Reach $2.1 Billion By 2020

The CBD market is poised for a massive breakout. The legal cannabis industry is rapidly expanding, and despite some of the unwarranted controversy clouding the market, it’s being viewed with more legitimacy than ever before. However, there’s one niche within the cannabis industry that’s projected to do especially well over... more →
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Legal Weed Ads Have Little Influence on Cannabis Consumption, Says Public Health Study

A study funded by the federal government found that marijuana advertisements in Oregon, seen by residents of every demographic, have little effect on cannabis use. Lead photo via Twitter user Dewey Farms As legal cannabis continues to make headway integrating into society’s mainstream, industry entrepreneurs and regulators... more →
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California Group Recommends State-Run Bank and Armored Cars To Solve Cannabis Banking Crisis

In an effort to help California’s marijuana businesses to enter the financial mainstream, California Treasurer John Chiang is calling for the state to study the idea of creating a state-run bank. This is one of several recommendations made by Chiang’s after a year of studying the matter. Chiang said he and the state attorney... more →
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‘A mad green rush’: As marijuana booms, analysts still hazy on impact of Canadian legalization on costs

With less than nine months left before recreational cannabis becomes legal in Canada, analysts and investors are still unclear who the big winners and losers will be Producer margins could start to shrink as provinces start to purchase pot wholesale.Trevor Hagan/Bloomberg If there’s one thing that’s still hazy in Canada’s nascent... more →
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