Innovatio Awards celebrate in-house counsel, both individuals and teams, who have found ways to show leadership by becoming more efficient, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of their organizations within the Canadian legal markets … read more at: http://www.lawtimesnews.com/video/the-countdown-to-legalization-marijuana-and-corporatecommercial-law-620/

by

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper dispelled prohibitionist myths about cannabis legalization in the state: children are not getting high and there hasn’t been a spike in cannabis-related driving incidents. “We were very worried that by legalizing, we were making this more somehow more psychologically available to kids. We haven’t seen […]

by

Older Americans overwhelmingly support the use of medical marijuana, but also feel the federal government needs to conduct more research on the potential of cannabis, a new study has found. Four out of five Americans between the ages of 50 and 80 support the legalization and use of medical marijuana, according to the annual National […]

by

CLOSE 530 Cannabis owner Jamie Garzot talks about some of the advantages and challenges of expanding her operation. Greg Barnette Buy Photo 530 Cannabis budtender Amanda Wheeler, left, and assistant manager Brian Yancey talk about product Tuesday at the business in Shasta Lake.(Photo: Greg Barnette/Record Searchlight)Buy Photo With Redding’s new marijuana ordinance about to take […]

by

Hawaii medical marijuana patients may not have to toil over the stove baking edibles for much longer. Amendments passed recently to House Bill 2729, a wide-ranging medical cannabis bill, would allow dispensaries to manufacture edible, marijuana-infused products such as baked goods, gum, drinks or candy. They would need to be sold with a warning label […]

by

Palo Alto-based cannabis-infused edibles brand Plus Products closed an approximately $6M in Series B financing to expand its operations. The financing was led by Serruya Private Equity Partners (SPE) and Navy Capital Green Fund LP. The money from the capital raise will be used to fund rapid production capacity expansion, factory automation, working capital, and new product development. […]

by

Palo Alto-based cannabis-infused edibles brand Plus Products closed an approximately $6M in Series B financing to expand its operations. The financing was led by Serruya Private Equity Partners (SPE) and Navy Capital Green Fund LP. The money from the capital raise will be used to fund rapid production capacity expansion, factory automation, working capital, and new product development. […]

by

According to PR Newswire, the Israeli Ministry of Health has grated initial approval to Tel-Aviv-based Kanabo Research for their VapePod vaporizer product as a medical device. PR Newswire notes that with this approval, Israel has become the first country in the world to grant medical device approval for a “vaporizer for the use of medical […]

by