The corporate takeover continues.

Editor’s note* This corporate domination was to be expected but doesn’t make it right. these large corporate entities have the money, resources and ability to absorb losses that we independents do not. Article originally appeared here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/javierhasse/2020/10/05/73-billion-pharma-company-gets-into-the-cannabis-game/#330570c824a7 One of the largest pharmaceutical companies in Europe, STADA, has signed an exclusive supply agreement with cannabis company […]

Aurora execs lose 3 billion, still get bonuses.

Article originally appeared here: https://mjbizdaily.com/aurora-cannabis-execs-saw-raises-bonuses-despite-multibillion-dollar-loss/ Top Aurora Cannabis executives were rewarded with millions of dollars in bonuses and raises for the fiscal year ended June 30, the company disclosed, despite mass layoffs and a loss exceeding 3 billion Canadian dollars ($2.3 billion). The Alberta-based company disclosed the figures for the fiscal year in a proxy […]

Wildfires causing delays in Cannabis harvest

The record wildfires that have blanketed the West Coast in smoke and ash also have blocked out essential sunlight and set back the growth of outdoor marijuana plants by weeks, leaving growers with less-than-ideal options for when to harvest their plants. Cannabis growers in California, Oregon and Washington state are contemplating two choices in the […]

Colorado governor pardoning 2700 people convicted of possessing marijuana.

Article originally appeared here: https://lawandcrime.com/high-profile/colorado-governor-pardoning-more-than-2700-people-convicted-for-marijuana-possession/ Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) is going to automatically pardon thousands of eligible people who were convicted in the past for low-level marijuana possession offenses. The Denver Post reported that Polis will issue pardons for 2,732 individuals by executive order—given that the General Assembly passed House Bill 1424 several months […]

New Zealand PM admits to smoking cannabis.

Story originally appeared here: https://www.wionews.com/world/jacinda-ardern-admits-to-past-cannabis-use-during-new-zealand-election-debate-331661 New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Photograph:( AFP ) Follow Us Story highlights New Zealanders are also voting on two other issues – on legalising recreational cannabis and euthanasia – topics that have split opinions in the country. Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern has admitted previously smoking cannabis […]

BC grower brings in their largest harvest yet

British Columbia grower celebrates largest harvest yet. Article originally appeared here: https://www.thegrowthop.com/cannabis-news/b-c-cannabis-producer-brings-in-largest-harvest-in-canadian-history A B.C. cannabis farm is about to enjoy the fruits of its labour. SpeakEasy Cannabis Company in Rock Creek, B.C., is currently processing what may be the largest legal outdoor harvest in Canadian, if not North American, history. Workers are expected to collect […]

How legalization in New Jersey could start a chain reaction.

Billions of dollars in business opportunities are riding on whether New Jersey residents legalize a recreational cannabis market in November. A recreational marijuana industry in New Jersey itself – with a population of nearly 9 million people – would reach $850 million-$950 million in sales a year by 2024, according to a Marijuana Business Daily […]

3 US States that could legalize

Article originally appeared here: https://technical420.com/cannabis-article/3-major-us-states-that-could-legalize-recreational-cannabis-by-years-end/ By Michael Berger Share With the November election being less than two months away, many investors are trying to determine which states will pass legislation that is pro-cannabis. The opening of new markets has been one of the most significant growth drivers in the US. Another major growth driver is […]

Cannabis and sleep

Article originally appeared here: https://www.thegrowthop.com/wellness/five-things-to-consider-when-using-weed-for-sleep Marijuana can be a great tool for sleep. Just talk to friends who smoke weed at night or have who found themselves nodding off in the middle of a party because the herb they smoked was that relaxing. Anecdotal evidence from people with varying degrees of insomnia shows how effective […]

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