Marijuana stocks react to SAFE Act vote

Posted by - March 29, 2019

The approval of the banking bill gives marijuana stocks a boost The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act was approved by the House Financial Services Committee yesterday. The legislation, if it makes it all the way through Congress, will allow financial institutions to work with cannabis companies in states where cannabis is legal, and

Farmers create co-op to cultivate hemp

Posted by - March 29, 2019

The first organic co-op looks to lead the hemp cultivation market For what seems like forever, states like North Carolina and Kentucky have lived off tobacco cultivation. However, as the sentiment toward the product has changed in the U.S., tobacco farmers increasingly found themselves with dwindling supply lines, unable to find buyers. When the federal

Dixie Elixir is DOPE Cup’s favorite beverage

Posted by - March 29, 2019

A Dixie Brands beverage wins big at the High Desert event in California The inaugural DOPE Cup: High Desert event wrapped up this week after two days in Adelanto, California. The event was hosted by High Times and DOPE Magazine, and was designed to combine the legacy of the Cannabis Cup with the flare of

Walgreens follows CVS in the CBD market

Posted by - March 29, 2019

The pharmacy company is the latest to get involved with cannabis CVS Pharmacies recently announced that it would start selling products containing cannabidiol (CBD) in 800 stores across eight states. It is certainly a huge step forward for CBD’s acceptance and a CVS competitor wasn’t going to let the company get all of the action.

ADD, ADHD finding support through cannabis

Posted by - March 29, 2019

Studies show that the disorders can be controlled with cannabis Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are chronic conditions that affected over three million individuals last year. They are most commonly found in children, but there are instances of the disorders extending into adulthood. Neither is curable and conventional lab-created treatments

SAFE Act passes key committee vote

Posted by - March 29, 2019

The Financial Services Committee approved the bill by a huge majority The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act has jumped a crucial hurdle as it makes its way toward finding federal approval. The Financial Services Committee in the House of Representatives approved the bill yesterday, thanks in part to the testimony of the executive

Wall Street’s first marijuana analyst on her favorite stocks

Posted by - March 28, 2019

Vivien Azer began covering the cannabis industry for Cowen & Co. three years ago Vivien Azer is a pioneer in the marijuana stock market. The analyst began covering marijuana stocks for Cowen & Co. three years ago, well before Canada legalized recreational marijuana use, and before almost any marijuana company was publicly traded in either

Green Tank completes million-dollar funding round

Posted by - March 28, 2019

The vaporization hardware company continues to find support Green Tank Technologies is a Canadian company that specializes in high-performance vaporization hardware. It has been around since 2016 and continues to impress both investors and the marijuana industry. The company has announced the completion of a Series A funding round, the results of which showed why

A twist on an old faithful – cannabis-infused pizza

Posted by - March 28, 2019

New Yorkers have the ability to order the special treat, delivered right to their doors New York is always on the cutting edge and, with its large Sicilian population, it shouldn’t be surprising that the Big Apple would be home to one of the country’s firsts. New Yorkers can now order cannabis-infused pizza and have

Man asserts cannabis cured his paralysis

Posted by - March 28, 2019

He’s so convinced, he started his own cannabis oil company An extremely debilitating disease found an unlucky victim and changed his life forever. 37-year-old Dan Rodwell suddenly lost all feeling in his lower body when Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) took over his system. Although physicians told him he wouldn’t be able to talk or walk for