December 2018

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The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural mainstream. Liberal California became the largest legal U.S. marketplace, while conservative Utah and Oklahoma embraced medical marijuana. Canada ushered in broad legalization, and Mexico’s Supreme Court […]

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Marijuana could take the next step toward joining pinot noir and craft beer on Oregon’s list of famous exports, under a proposal likely to go before state lawmakers in the new year. The Statesman Journal reports that the Craft Cannabis Alliance, a business association led by founder and executive director Adam Smith, is working with […]

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Massachusetts dispensaries rang up $9.3 million in recreational marijuana sales during the first four weeks of operation, an impressive feat considering only two stores were selling adult-use cannabis during the bulk of this period. Compared with the first month of rec sales in other states, Massachusetts had lower gross sales but far fewer operating dispensaries […]

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CLOSE A pot campus the size of 8 football fields is coming to Cathedral City. Palm Springs Desert Sun MiraBella Apartments’ tenants have received notices indicating that smoking marijuana is prohibited in the Bermuda Dunes apartment complex.(Photo: Omar Ornelas,The Desert Sun-USA TODAY NETWORK) In November, the residents of MiraBella Apartments, a leafy apartment complex with […]

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The marijuana industry has had an absolutely game-changing year in 2018. Canada became the first industrialized country in the world to green-light recreational marijuana, and a handful of U.S. states legalized cannabis in some capacity. In other words, the pot industry gained validity like never before. According to investment bank Cowen Co., the legal weed […]

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The Health Ministry recently gave its stamp of approval to an Israeli company producing marijuana vaporizers, possibly becoming the first country in the world to certify such a device for medical purposes. Tel Aviv-based Kanabo Research, a medical-cannabis RD firm, announced on Tuesday that the ministry certified the company’s VapePod vaporizer for the use of […]

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Intense Interest in Emerging Industry Spurs Most Successful Long Island Capital Forum Ever MELVILLE, NY / ACCESSWIRE / December 21, 2018 / The Long Island Capital Alliance (“LICA”), Long Island’s leading non-profit capital formation and business development organization, today announced the today announced the successful completion of its Cannabis Capital Forum held on Friday, December […]

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KushCo (OTCMKTS:KSHB) was upgraded by stock analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Saturday, December 15th. A number of other equities analysts have also recently weighed in on KSHB. Northland Securities assumed coverage on KushCo in a report on Wednesday, October 10th. They set an “outperform” […]

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