Flow Kana, a Mendocino County-based cannabis company that sells prerolled joints and flowers grown on small farms throughout Northern California, announced a $125 million infusion of capital Thursday to fund its ambitious growth plans. The company touted the investment as the largest private funding round in history for a privately owned cannabis company in the […]

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When it comes to equity in Massachusetts’ fledgling recreational marijuana industry, one Massachusetts city is taking extra steps to level the playing field. Somerville passed an ordinance requiring that 50 percent of recreational marijuana licenses go to black and Latino applicants. The application process for those groups looking for recreational marijuana licenses opened this week. […]

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When it comes to equity in Massachusetts’ fledgling recreational marijuana industry, one Massachusetts city is taking extra steps to level the playing field. Somerville passed an ordinance requiring that 50 percent of recreational marijuana licenses go to black and Latino applicants. The application process for those groups looking for recreational marijuana licenses opened this week. […]

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Way back in 2014, I wrote an article called Desperately Seeking CBD that profiled several families who either broke the law or moved clear across the country to access cannabidiol (CBD)—a non-intoxicating compound found in the cannabis plant that’s proven effective in treating pediatric seizure disorders that don’t respond to more conventional therapies. At the […]

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When it comes to cannabis use among youth—frequently defined as ages 15 to 24—everyone is getting caught up in the numbers. Released in November, an Angus Reid online poll among a representative randomized sample of 1,500 Canadians found three-quarters of respondents believe the minimum age to purchase and consume cannabis should be raised. While just […]

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Chances are that you — or someone you know — had a really bad experience with an edible. In fact, most weed horror stories begin with some variation of, “Oh, man. One time I ate this (brownie, cookie, gummy, peanut butter cup) and I was, like, out-of-my-mind high for 24 hours.”  This kind of terrifying […]

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Each Sunday afternoon, it happens without fail: You are having a perfectly lovely weekend until you start to think about going back to work the next day. And it doesn’t matter whether you like your job or hate it, you may start to feel anxious or a sense of dread taking over your Sundays.       The Sunday Scaries are real. In fact, many […]

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SAN DIEGO – February 15, 2019 – (Newswire.com) ​Although the demand for cannabis vape pens is growing rapidly, many brands are being taken off the shelves due to detection of lead. San Diego based company, Platinum Vape, avoided this issue  by investing early in high-quality cartridges. Starting Jan. 1, 2019 the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) required […]

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Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) and Chromadex (NASDAQ:CDXC) are both medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership. Institutional Insider Ownership 1.3% of Aurora Cannabis shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 17.3% of Chromadex […]

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Dive Brief: Barneys New York on Monday announced that next month it will launch “The High End,” a luxury cannabis lifestyle shop, in its Beverly Hills flagship. The space has a lounge area, with wellness and beauty products, jewelry and paraphernalia like glass pipes, vape pens and rolling papers for sale in store and online, according to […]

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Cannabis has gone high-end. Barneys New York aims to light up the marijuana market with its own posh pot boutique called The High End, a head shop of sorts selling smokers’ accessories from rolling papers and leather ashtrays to bespoke glass bongs and cannabis-infused candies. The company will roll out these luxury marijuana accessories at […]

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