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In 2019, Focus in Cannabis Sector Shifts From Legalization to Legitimacy

It’s appropriate that 2019 kicks off with a focus on Aphria, the Canadian pot producer attacked by short sellers and now the target of a hostile takeover bid. After a wild year for the cannabis sector, it’s appropriate that 2019 kicks off with a focus...

Vermont Supreme Court: Smell of Burnt Cannabis Doesn’t Justify Search

The Vermont Supreme Court has ruled that a state trooper was wrong to seize a man’s vehicle after he said he smelled a faint scent of burnt marijuana. The ruling creates binding court precedent across Vermont. The court ruled Friday that a faint odor of burnt...

Terpenes And Marijuana: Everything You Need To Know

Ask any cannabis connoisseur, and they’ll agree that no two strains are the same. From a hint of blueberry to a pungent earthy aroma, a zesty citrus zing to a slight diesel-like after-taste, the flavor body of cannabis adds considerably to the cerebral experience....

Weekly Cannabis Report: You Can’t Ask for a Better Start to 2019

Welcome to our Weekly Cannabis Report, a reliable source for investors to receive the latest developments and analysis in the cannabis sector. Trading SummaryThe cannabis sector carried its momentum into the new year. The Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences Index ETF (OTC:HMLSF) rose 5.1%, while the...

Surgeon General Believes It’s High Time for Marijuana Reclassification

At the close of 2018, the U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams made a bold move, and called on the federal government to rethink marijuana’s classification as a Schedule I substance. While the Surgeon General did not go so far as to condone legalization for...

Quebecers Turn to Pot Shops on Indigenous Territory as SQDC Struggles With Supply Problems

Some customers are turning to unregulated dispensaries on Indigenous territory. Quebec’s cannabis retailers are struggling to get by on their own supply. Last October, mere days after Quebec opened its first chain of dispensaries, the government-run stores were so overrun with demand that they ran out...

Cannabis Pop Culture Pairings for Jan. 7-13

Over the weekend, we returned from long vacations and faced down those New Year’s resolutions. Now, what’s next? Have a beautiful morning with the trending sativa hybrid Tangie Sunrise. Later, pair it with the new season of True Detective, and the NFL season playoffs....

Vancouver Approves City’s First 3 Cannabis Outlets

Selling weed is now completely legal and above the board after city grants a trio of business licences. Weed can now be purchased completely above board at three locations in Vancouver after the city issued business licenses to three different outlets. Evergreen Cannabis Society in Kitsilano...

Lottery for 25 Ontario Retail Cannabis Licences to Take Place Next Week

The Ontario government will accept entries next week from those looking to enter a lottery to apply for the first 25 retail cannabis licences in the province. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario says expressions of interest can be submitted online Monday through noon...

The Roll-Up #67: Cannabis Podcasting (Special Discussion)

The Roll-Up features co-hosts Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Alyssa Yeoman in a Friday morning roundtable about the week’s top cannabis news. Leafly Podcast Every Friday the Roll-Up crew—Bruce Barcott, Ben Adlin, and Alyssa Yeoman—dissect the week’s top stories in cannabis with analysis, arguments, jokes, and obscure...
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