Rating marijuana stocks by their dispensary licenses

Posted by - June 29, 2019

Three companies could rule the dispensary market Legal cannabis continues to gather more interest in the US and doesn’t seem to want to slow down anytime soon. This is good news for the economy, as well as for investors that are going to be able to capitalize on the low cannabis entry prices to see

Surterra raises $100 million, set to hire 500 new employees

Posted by - June 29, 2019

The funds will be used to expand its operations and to take care of business expenses Georgia-based Surterra Wellness, a medical marijuana startup, has just completed a Series D funding round that was, by all estimations, a total success. The company raised $100 million, which will be used for “strategic acquisitions and infrastructure capital expenditures.”

Former NBA coach opens a marijuana farm in Hawaii

Posted by - June 29, 2019

Don Nelson is growing marijuana in paradise Don Nelson has taken to marijuana since retiring as an NBA coach in 2010. He revealed in a recent interview that he consumes, but adds that he never smoked when he played or coached. However, his enthusiasm for marijuana has led to the creation of a new entrepreneurial

Using cannabis to treat fibromyalgia

Posted by - June 29, 2019

A new study supports cannabis as an alternative for fibromyalgia relief Across the globe, between 2-8% of the population suffers from fibromyalgia, an illness that affects how the brain processes pain signals. In addition to the pain itself, it also causes stress, sleep disorders and anxiety and, in many cases, depression. Fortunately, even though lab-based

Synthetic CBD and other cannabinoids are coming

Posted by - June 29, 2019

Despite the possibility of large-scale CBD production, scientists want to create it in a lab Cannabidiol (CBD) is making waves for its health benefits, having been shown to help everything from chronic pain to Alzheimer’s. There’s more than enough capability to produce it naturally through hemp extraction processes, but some scientists believe it should be

Federal bill would allow states to import and export marijuana

Posted by - June 29, 2019

The bill could particularly help Oregon and its marijuana surplus A bill was introduced yesterday in Washington by two lawmakers determined to see marijuana reform in the country. Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Earl Blumenauer – both from Oregon – have presented legislation that, if approved, would allow states to import and export marijuana without

Wall Street has two favorite cannabis stocks

Posted by - June 27, 2019

Canopy Growth and Aurora Cannabis may be the big names, but they’re not the big stocks When people talk about large companies in the cannabis industry, names like Canopy Growth and Aurora Cannabis always come to mind – the same “soft drinks” conjures images of Pepsi and Coca-Cola. However, as big as these companies are,

Tilray signs major UK CBD import deal

Posted by - June 27, 2019

The cannabis company is one of the few giants to have operations in Europe While the US stands by and idly watches, the rest of the world is moving forward with cannabis and cannabidiol (CBD), a potent and invaluable cannabinoid that can help solve or treat a range of medical issues. Case in point, the

Cannabis museum comes to Hollywood

Posted by - June 27, 2019

The museum is designed to help break the cannabis stigma Cannabis is already more acceptable in society than it has been in the past almost 100 years. However, there are still those who, for a myriad of reasons, decide to hang onto their antiquated and erroneous ideals. They rely on what they’ve seen in Hollywood

Cannabis can be used to treat motion sickness

Posted by - June 27, 2019

Traveling can be made easier for many with a little bit of cannabis For anyone who has ever spent the afternoon bent over the rail of a boat, there’s a solution. Cannabis is being shown to help prevent motion sickness, as well as seasickness, which could be great news to tens of thousands of people