REPORT: Roughly 42,000 in Ohio are Eligible to Buy Medical Marijuana

Ohio could be one of the next states to legalize recreational cannabis; however, for the mean time, there is a medical marijuana program in place — and more than 42,000 Ohioans are eligible to purchase and participate, according to a report from the Columbus Dispatch. The following is a re-post… Read more »

REPORT: Sale of Legal Cannabis on International Level Could Top $15 Billion in 2019

Economists continue to make projections for the legal cannabis market, and one of the latest has the global marijuana industry accounting for $15 billion this year, alone. According to a recent report from CNN, revenues have increased by 38% during the past 12 months. The following is a re-post of… Read more »

REPORT: Missouri Has Made More Than $3.6 Million From Pre-Applications for Medical Cannabis Facilities

The state of Missouri has made more than $3.6 million from medical marijuana facility pre-applications, however it won’t grant licenses to all everyone that applied. It’s a wide-open market in the Show Me State, and everyone is jockeying for position and looking to secure space before it’s too late. Cannabis… Read more »

Marijuana Business: 8 Facts About Booming Cannabis Industry

The legal cannabis industry is among the fastest-growing sectors in the United States’ economy, so it comes as no surprise to learn that there are several major financial statistics attached to the blossoming market. From a boom in jobs, to a trickle-down effect to other related industries, cannabis is fueling… Read more »

REPORT: Texas to Expand its Medical Marijuana Program

Like Iowa, Texas has decided to revamp its medical marijuana practices, per a recent report. The vote was unanimous, evidenced by a 121-to-23 motion in favor of adjusting policies and procedures. The following is a re-post of an article written by Kyle Jaeger of Marijuana Moment For more cannabis/marijuana-related business,… Read more »

REPORT: Illinois Agrees on Legislation to Legalize Marijuana

Illinois is making a push to join 10 states and the District of Columbia in legalizing recreational marijuana for 21-and-older adults. This past weekend, Illinois lawmakers agreed upon legislation for its rapidly changing marijuana landscape. The following is a re-post of an Associated Press article via the Washington Post For… Read more »

REPORT: Detroit Looking to Provide Second Chance, Jobs to Those with Past Marijuana Convictions

If approved, a program in Detroit would provide a second chance to locals who have been convicted of a marijuana-related crime. The following is a re-post of an article posted on WXYZ Detroit  For more cannabis/marijuana-related business, political, legal and medical news, click here DETROIT (WXYZ) — The City of Detroit… Read more »

Op-Ed: 7 Stats Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Legal Cannabis and CBD

Statistics play into everything, and the cannabis industry is no different. Whether you’re interested in investing into a company or starting your own brand, the following information could be up being quite useful in your pursuit. The following is a re-post of an article written by Peter Gigante, guest writer… Read more »

REPORT: Maine Finally Sets Rules Regulating Marijuana, Cannabis

In 2016, Maine legalized marijuana. However, the state never set firm guidelines, creating a rather gray area when it came to policy. This week, Maine finally got around to establishing rules pertaining to licensing and other specific areas of the quickly growing cannabis industry. The following is a re-post of… Read more »

REPORT: Cannabis Giant Valens GroWorks Corp. Enters Multi-Year Partnership with HEXO Corp.

The cannabis industry continues to form and shape, evidenced by the recent agreement between Canadian heavyweights Valens GroWorks Corp. and HEXO Corp. The partnership will focus on hemp extraction services. The following is a re-post of an article posted on NewsWire (Canada) For more cannabis/marijuana-related business, political, legal and medical… Read more »

Op-Ed: Marijuana Industry is More Than Big Business, it’s a ‘Machine’

By 2030, experts are projecting the cannabis industry to eclipse the $80 billion-mark. That’s a lot of money. And in order to generate that type of commerce, the industry will need workers — and there is a marijuana job boom happening in several areas. The market is more than a… Read more »

REPORT: Illinois Aims to Set Aside $8 Million to Regulate Potential Recreational Marijuana Industry

Missouri just announced that it’s hiking its state budget by $3 million in anticipation of the medical marijuana market. Illinois, its neighbor, wants to more than double that figure to help regulate recreational cannabis. Both Illinois and Missouri are shifting toward becoming more than marijuana-friendly, like several other states. The… Read more »

REPORT: More Colleges and Universities in Illinois Offering Cannabis Cultivation Classes

The cannabis market is valued at billions of dollars. That’s today… in 2019. But imagine what it could be in 2029, or beyond? Far more than just medical and recreational marijuana, cannabis (marijuana/hemp) has always offered industrial value, such as hemp for ropes and other materials. The cannabis sector needs… Read more »

REPORT: Cannabis ‘Gold Rush’ is in Full Swing, Says Marijuana CEO

A multi-billion-dollar industry, the cannabis market has become the focus of lawmakers and investors due to — among other things — immense commercial and medical potential. The recreational and medical spaces are up for grabs, and the marijuana “gold rush” is in full swing, per the following report. The following… Read more »

REPORT: Canadian Marijuana Grower Makes Major Play By Purchasing American Company

Canopy Growth’s mega-billion-dollar deal with Acreage has opened the door to the United States. With the purchase of the New York-based Acreage, Canopy Growth continues to be one of the biggest players in the national cannabis market. The following is a re-post of an article written by Thomas Franck and… Read more »