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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 […]

Meet The Canadian Jeweler Making Luxury Cannabis Accessories Out Of Gold, Silver And Precious Stones

What do electronic music, precious metals and cannabis have in common? All three are passions of Toronto-based goldsmith Alex Dordevic, the CEO of Tribe and a man who wants to change the meaning of the word ‘luxury’ in the cannabis accessories space. Established in 1993, Tribe began as a magazine documenting Toronto’s budding underground electronic […]

Aurora’s Disastrous Quarter | Cannabis Culture

Most marijuana enthusiasts prefer plain old weed, and it’s pushing cannabis companies to focus on cheap flower over vapes or edibles. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Cannabis consumers in US states where the drug is legal and in Canada still vastly prefer regular old marijuana over fancy new products like edibles, vaporizers, and […]

Burlington Finds Its Place In Competitive Cannabis Market

Burlington is carving out its place as one of the go-to destinations for cannabis users in Ontario. And while it may not yet have the distinction of being the country’s cannabis capital – that honour goes to Calgary – with eight licensed stores and more on the way, Burlington has been quick to embrace the […]

Weed Vending Machine Debuts in Colorado With More on the Way

The first ones landed at Strawberry Fields dispensary in Pueblo. In an era when consumers can buy groceries, pet supplies and even a life-size cardboard cutout of Lizzo without directly seeing a human, one company is ensuring Coloradans can also purchase their cannabis contactless. Matt Frost is founder and CEO of Anna, what he calls […]

A Snapshot Of America’s Medical Marijuana Markets: The Recap

When Benzinga began collecting snapshots of America’s medical cannabis markets in the fall of 2019, we heard many stories and opinions from across the country. The resiliency of the cannabis industry has been on full display, as have the shortcomings and highlights of several states. While there is much about America’s legal medical framework that […]

The Critical Importance Of Social Equity In The Cannabis Industry

What happens when a movement becomes an industry? That’s precisely what’s playing out every day in the commercial regulated cannabis market. It’s important to consider how the cannabis industry has a more profound burden and responsibility to social equity than other industries. It’s no secret that the prohibition of cannabis disproportionately and adversely impacted people […]