Aphria deserves a closer look as a marijuana investment

Posted by - May 31, 2019

Keep an eye on Aphria’s stock as the market continues to mature The marijuana stock market is still a relatively nascent space, but it is gaining significant steam. While some companies are often mentioned as the go-to stocks for those looking to get involved, Aphria hasn’t been one of them. However, it could prove to

The marijuana industry to mimic the alcohol industry

Posted by - May 31, 2019

The future of marijuana is not like any other drug Unfortunately, when many people think of marijuana, they automatically think of “drugs,” but not in a positive way. While some drugs, like cocaine or heroin, have detrimental side effects and often lead to death, marijuana is not part of this group and has been erroneously

High Times hosts Cannabis Cup NorCal this weekend

Posted by - May 31, 2019

The event will be held at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds California marijuana enthusiasts looking for something to do this weekend have the perfect option. The Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa is going to once again host the two-day Cannabis Cup NorCal festival, which is organized by High Times. As usual, thousands of people are

Florida school district could allow students to carry medical marijuana

Posted by - May 31, 2019

Palm Beach County, Florida recognizes the merits of medical marijuana Florida has a strong medical marijuana platform and it continues to grow at a faster pace than what has been seen in many other states. Now, one county’s school system is going above and beyond all expectations and is considering implementing a policy that would

Federal court orders DEA to consider marijuana rescheduling

Posted by - May 31, 2019

An appeals court is pushing the agency to make a decision or face the consequences A federal appeals court has decided that the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) needs some incentive to do its job. It has ruled that it will keep a lawsuit open that challenges the scheduling status of marijuana and is, in essence,

Colorado considering marijuana tasting rooms, home delivery

Posted by - May 31, 2019

The activities are still subject to local approvals Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed a couple of bills this past Wednesday that are going to help the state’s marijuana industry continue to advance. One will allow businesses to offer marijuana consumption on their properties, provided they have a permit, and the other will pave the way

US/China trade war could prove beneficial to Canopy Growth

Posted by - May 30, 2019

The increased tariffs on imports could have an impact in domestic marijuana policies It may seem a little far-fetched, but there is a theory that the US/China trade war could help the US cannabis industry see acceptance on a federal level. If this theory proves to be true, companies like Canopy Growth are going to

Former US Representative joins the BudTrader advisory board

Posted by - May 30, 2019

Dana Rohrabacher is now a shareholder and advisor to the California-based company BudTrader, a California-based cannabis platform that many call the “Craigslist of weed,” has picked up some additional support from a former Capitol Hill legislator. Dana Rohrabacher, who served in the House of Representatives from 1989 to 2019, has become a shareholder and a

Google to stop allowing marijuana apps in the Play Store

Posted by - May 30, 2019

The tech giant apparently doesn’t believe in states’ rights Google is on a power trip. Some might argue that the company has grown too large to be beneficial, as evidenced by a number of lawsuits and fines the tech giant has faced for trying to control everything related to digital technology around the world. In

Colorado restaurants understand the health benefits of CBD

Posted by - May 30, 2019

Federal delays on cannabis definitions aren’t stopping the industry from moving forward The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) is still not clear on how to respond to cannabis and cannabidiol (CBD), although it is planning on holding a hearing on the topics today. In the meantime, though, as the country waits for federal regulators to