Category Archives: market

Seth Rogen Is Launching His Own Cannabis Brand In The U.S., And He’s ‘Never Been More Excited About Anything’

‘I’m Seth Rogen, and if you know anything about me at all, I’m going to assume it’s that I really love weed’. Seth Rogen’s new cannabis company, Houseplant, has been a decade in the making. The actor and his creative partner, Evan Goldberg, are launching their brand in California starting Thursday, March 11. This follows […]

New Jersey finally legalizes | Cannabis Culture

This week was dominated by the news that New Jersey finally legalized cannabis, months after over two-thirds of New Jerseyans voted to legalize. The state’s difficulty in passing overwhelmingly popular legislation offers a cautionary tale to other states that are hoping to legalize to pave over budget deficits and spur criminal justice reform. It’s a […]

Mexico Set to Become World’s Largest Legal Cannabis Market

Mexico is home to the world’s most powerful drug cartels, who have terrorized the country for years. But the country is poised to try something different in tackling the gangs by legalizing at least one of their products: marijuana. Mexico is set to become the world’s largest legal cannabis market as its Congress wraps up […]

European Medical Cannabis Sector, Mapped For The First Time

The global image of European cannabis is changing, again. Back in 2016, there were very few North Americans interested in what was happening this side of the Atlantic. A couple of early movers, including Tilray’s Brendan Kennedy, were in London raising money and engaging policymakers. Researchers, advocacy groups, and activists made up 95% of the […]

So Your State Legalized Cannabis. What’s Next?

When my government career pivoted to the legal medical cannabis industry over 10 years ago, I recognized that public acceptance and consumer demand were trending upwards. But I could not have predicted the widespread acceptance we see today. In fact, I vividly remember discussing with my Colorado colleagues in 2010 how we might see the […]

Preparing For Cannabis Legalization In The US: Lessons From The North

Following the results of the 2020 presidential election, cannabis advocates across the nation breathed a sigh of relief; for the first time in our history, cannabis decriminalization was being supported by the party in office. Since 2012, 15 states and Washington, DC, have legalized cannabis for adults over the age of 21. And 36 states […]

Mexico Will Legalize The World’s Largest Legal Cannabis Market

The United States will soon be sandwiched between two nations with federally legalized marijuana. Just days before the Thanksgiving holiday, Mexico moved forward with legislation legalizing the cannabis plant for a variety of uses. This comes on the heels of Canada’s historic legalization several years ago, which has created a viable international marketplace, channeling funds […]

Arizona Just Legalized Recreational Cannabis, Opening The Door To A $790 Million Market For Major Marijuana Firms

Arizona became one of four states to legalize cannabis for all adults, after voters passed a ballot initiative that would make marijuana legal for everyone over the age of 21. The measure has the support of almost 60% of Arizona voters, according to preliminary results from Decision Desk HQ. Every state that voted on cannabis […]

Top 10 Cannabis And Psychedelic Stock News Stories Of The Week

Welcome to the Cannabis Countdown. In This Week’s Edition, We Recap and Countdown the Top 10 Marijuana and Psychedelic Stock News Stories for the Week of October 12th – 18th, 2020. Without further ado, let’s get started. 10. Top Analyst Initiates Coverage on RWB, Issues Bullish Price Target 323% Above Market PI Financial analyst Jason […]

Hemp Opportunity Zones: A New Opportunity for Real Estate Investors

In August 2020, Congress established a new opportunity zone for real estate investors and business owners with the designation of Hemp Opportunity Zones. As with other opportunity zones, these come with significant, long-term tax advantages to the investor. This new type of opportunity zone could be an additional way for investors to benefit from tax […]