As cannabis advocates the world over celebrate Canada’s progressive march towards marijuana legalization, industry insiders in the U.S. continue to lament the missed opportunity befallen them by the country’s strict prohibition policy.
Aphria Inc. (TSX:APH) shares jumped over 15 percent in trading on Wednesday following reports that tobacco giant Altria Group Inc. is talking with the cannabis producer about possibly acquiring a stake in the company.
As CBD gains in popularity and prominence, veterans groups across the country have joined a chorus of voices in praising its benefits while fiercely advocating for more widespread use of the hemp extract.
New polling data from the Pew Research Center shows that roughly six-in-ten Americans now favor the legalization of marijuana, a number that has been steadily rising over the past decade.
Too often dismissed as out of touch by dispensaries and other CBD retail outlets, senior citizens are quickly showing themselves to be an untapped demographic in the ever-growing CBD market.
In early July the New York State Department of Financial Services issued a memo giving guidance to banking institutions hesitant to provide financial services to the medical marijuana industry.
Although local retailers and neighborhood corner stores enjoy the outspoken support of contemporary consumers, too often that goodwill doesn’t translate into a sustainable business model.
During the height of the 2008 election, Howard Zinn aptly summarized our every-four-year trip to the political Mt. Sinai. He noted, “...we have all been brought up to believe that voting is crucial in determining our destiny, that the most important act a citizen can engage in is to go to the polls…” Zinn’s more significant point was to lay bare the act of voting as a golden calf forged by the American populace.