Florida Vote Could Create the Country’s Second Largest Medical Marijuana Market

On November 8th, Floridians will once again vote on a proposed medical marijuana amendment. Amendment 2 would broaden medical marijuana access and expand the number of debilitating conditions eligible for treatment….

Boom Time: Four Cannabis Companies Among Elite Inc. 500 List

Inc. magazine has named four cannabis companies in its annual list of the 500 fastest-growing private companies in the country. The rankings include companies in mainstream industries and are a subset of the Inc. 5000 list…

Marijuana Buyer’s Remorse? Not in Colorado

Four years after voters approved Amendment 64, do Coloradans regret legalizing cannabis? Not according to a new poll that shows the majority of voters in the state, 51 percent, would oppose repealing the amendment if it were to appear on the ballot…

Denver Social Cannabis Initiative to Appear on November Ballot

A ballot initiative could solve a longstanding problem in Denver: where to consume legally purchased cannabis. Although Colorado legalized recreational use in 2012, Amendment 64 does not allow for public use of marijuana. This puts tourists to the city in a bind–outside of the few pot-friendly hotels, there’s not really any legal place to consume marijuana.

Cannabis Sales Hit New $117M High in Colorado

Colorado medical and recreational cannabis sales reached a new high in April, totaling $117.4 million worth of flower, edibles and concentrates. This is the highest monthly total since recreational sales began in 2014…

Whoopi & Maya Take on Menstrual Pain w/ Cannabis

Whoopi Goldberg and Maya Elisabeth, founder of Om Edibles in San Francisco, have started a new medical marijuana business aimed at relieving menstrual cramps. The company, named Whoopi & Maya, will begin selling topicals and edibles in California this month…

Hemp Growers Boost Growing Industry

Hemp farmers in Colorado are looking to become the first to certify seed for industrial crops. The certification, which will be issued by the Colorado Seed Growers Association, will verify genetics, THC content and cultivation techniques…

NFL Players Join Cannabis Legalization Fight

Every day, more celebrities, community organizers, and regular citizens join the fight to legalize cannabis. Recently, a growing number of NFL players have joined the legal cannabis cause – advocating cannabis as a clear choice for pain relief for the athletes’ constant physical strain, not to mention a good treatment choice for concussions and mental stress…

Colorado & Washington Legal Cannabis Set Records

As the summer comes to an end, legal cannabis markets continue to surprise us by posting bigger and bigger income numbers. Colorado’s pot tourists set a huge high mark with $56.4 million in legal recreational cannabis sales in July alone. Not to mention medical cannabis in Colorado which brought in its own whopping $40 million in taxes. With these record numbers, its not hard to believe the industry could potentially cross the billion dollar mark by the end of this year…

US House Continues to Push Cannabis Forward

Earlier this week, the U.S. House passed several amendments aimed at scaling back federal war on cannabis and to reduce the budget of the Drug Enforcement Administration. The House considered 9 key measures enforcing responsible behavior by the DEA and reducing penalties for hemp and cannabis grow operations…

Legal Weed May Make for Biggest Denver 420 Rally Ever

With a multitude of cannabis themed rallies, ranging from corporate business funding and education at the Marijuana Investment Summit, to high-stakes grower competition at the High Times Cannabis Cup, to the official 420 Rally taking place in Civic Center Park, we already see 4/20 becoming to weed what St. Patrick’s Day is for beer…