California Pot Shops Struggle to Stock Shelves Under New Regulations

The Golden State’s rules for cannabis testing and packaging went into effect over the weekend, leaving the industry with thousands of pounds of unsellable weed. Monday 07/2/2018 by Zach Harris Photo via iStock/ rgbspace California’s “weed apocalypse” hit at the stroke of midnight on Sunday, … Read More

U.S. Senate Votes To Legalize Hemp After Decades-Long Ban Under Marijuana Prohibition

Tom Angell , CONTRIBUTORI cover the policy and politics of marijuana  Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. The non-psychoactive cannabis cousin of marijuana would finally become legal to grow in the United States under a bill overwhelmingly approved by the Senate. Photo by … Read More

FDA approves first marijuana-based epilepsy drug: CBD oil

USA TODAY NETWORKLilly Price, USA TODAYPublished 10:39 a.m. ET June 26, 2018 | Updated 8:36 a.m. ET June 27, 2018 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the use of a drug derived from marijuana for the first time Monday, giving the go ahead to … Read More

Big Business Is Taking Over California’s Marijuana Industry

Is a big business takeover inevitable for the legal cannabis industry? Sean Williams (TMFUltraLong) Jun 23, 2018 at 7:21AM The legal cannabis industry is budding in North America. Yeah, it may sound cliche, but there’s really no better way to … Read More

As Smaller Marijuana Businesses Get Squeezed, State Revenue Takes a Hit

STATELINE ARTICLE June 21, 2018 By: Scott Rodd   A worker stocks marijuana shortly before the first day of legalized recreational sales in California earlier this year. California’s cannabis law was supposed to protect small entrepreneurs. Some say it’s not working out … Read More

How California’s legal weed has hurt the people who need it most

When California made recreational marijuana legal, the new law required a tax paid on every ounce. For the recipients of donated medical marijuana, it also meant a scramble to fix the law. [Source Image: CNuisin/iStock] BY BEN PAYNTER Sally Hampton and … Read More

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