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Canopy Growth to acquire Colorado hemp researcher for up to CA$125 million

A Colorado research firm that is working on THC-free hemp cultivars is the first U.S. acquisition by Canadian cannabis giant Canopy Growth Corp. Canopy has agreed to acquire Evergreen-based Ebbu for $25 million Canadian dollars ($19.3 million) and 6.2 million...

FDA Wants Input on Marijuana Reclassification; Support for Legalization Keeps Going Higher; Utah Sees Writing on the Wall

A vast majority of Americans seem to really get it: Marijuana should be legalized, taxed, and regulated in the United States. What happened in the week ending Oct. 13, 2018? The Trump administration announced its seeking public comments on marijuana...

Voting is Already Underway for Marijuana Proposals

Next month, voters in Colorado, Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, Utah and Wisconsin will get the chance to approve or reject a number of far-reaching marijuana proposals. But one thing you may not realize is that you don’t have...

Walmart Canada ‘fact-finding’ on potential for CBD product sales

The world’s largest retailer, Walmart, is considering selling CBD products in Canada, a development that comes just days before recreational marijuana markets open in the country. But Walmart says it isn’t ready to start selling cannabidiol just yet. “As we would...

The Science Behind Giving CBD & Cannabis to Cats and Dogs

A growing number of pet owners are using cannabis-derived products containing high doses of cannabidiol (CBD) and low or negligible doses of THC to alleviate pain, seizures, and other conditions. But what’s known about the science of cannabinoid medicine and...

3 business takeaways from the Heineken hemp trademark case

Tiger Hemp Beer is facing a trademark challenge over similarities to Heineken's Tiger Beer. Hemp is a booming new industry, but some of the obstacles facing entrepreneurs are decidedly old. That’s the case for a startup hemp beer seeking trademark protection...

CBD manufacturer Mile High Labs closes $35 million Series A funding round

Loveland, Colorado-based Mile High Labs – a manufacturer of CBD crude oil, distillate and isolate – closed a $35 million Series A funding round as it works to expand its operations. The raise was led by institutional investors from the United...

Polish petroleum firm inks deal to produce biofuel from hemp

A government-owned petroleum firm in Poland has struck a deal to produce bioethanol from hemp.Grupa Lotos, one of the 10 largest fuel companies in Central Europe by sales, entered the agreement with the state-owned Institute of Natural Fibers and...

Pew Poll: 62 Percent Of Americans Want Marijuana Legal

by Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director October 9, 2018 Sixty-two percent of US adults believe that “the use of marijuana should be made legal,” according to national survey data compiled by the Pew Research Center. The percentage is the highest...

How marijuana company executives can adapt to surging CBD sales

(This is an abridged version of a story that appears in the October issue of Marijuana Business Magazine.)CBD and THC coexist in the cannabis plant. But can they coexist in the cannabis market? Executives at some THC-focused cannabis companies are growing...
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Delaware is One Step Closer to Legalization

Delaware lawmakers have approved a marijuana legalization bill in a committee vote this last week. On Wednesday, this bill...
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