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We provide business-focused news coverage of the cannabis legalization movement -- follow us for daily cannabis industry updates!
438 Posts
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We provide business-focused news coverage of the cannabis legalization movement -- follow us for daily cannabis industry updates!
Scroll down to read through today's top cannabis industry headlines! Find the full stories and more at Ganjapreneur.com (linked in our bio). . 7-ELEVEN: A press release yesterday said convenience store giant 7-Eleven would be carrying CBD products in select shops by year's end, but 7-Eleven has denied the existence of that partnership. . CBD BEER: The federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau have ordered California's Black Hammer Brewing to cease production of their CBD-infused beer because hemp is a non-standard beer ingredient. The brewery unveiled Toke Back Mountain on Apr. 20 and has released eight more CBD-infused beers, which owner Jim Furman said became the brewer’s most popular line. . CANADA: Canada-based medical cannabis company Khiron Life Sciences Corp begins trading on the TSX Venture Exchange today under the “KHRN” symbol. While the company is based in Canada, its core operations are located in Colombia. . PENNSYLVANIA: A Pennsylvania judge has issued a preliminary junction against the Health Department’s plan to hand out additional licenses to cannabis growers and dispensaries that would partner for research with medical schools. . Thanks for reading! Follow @ganjapreneur to see more cannabis industry updates. Photo credit: Rory Savatgy . #ganjapreneur #cannabis #marijuana #hemp #industrialhemp #cbd #7eleven #blackhammerbrewing #tokebackmountain #canada #tsx #khiron #pennsylvania #cannabiz #cannabusiness #cannabisnews
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Today's top cannabis industry headlines are listed below — scroll down to check them out, or visit Ganjapreneur.com to read the whole stories and more! . CBD: 7-Eleven stores across the country will begin carrying CBD products by the end of 2018 in a distribution partnership with CBD company Phoenix Tears. . CALIFORNIA: A class action lawsuit against vape cartridge manufacturer Brass Knuckles has been filed in California which alleges breach of warranty, false advertising, unfair competition, misbranding, and adulteration of the THC concentrate pens. The lawsuit also names SC Laboratories Inc. and company owner Xzibit as defendants. . TEXAS: The Texas Department of State Health Services is backing off a plan – for now – to remove CBD products from retail store shelves. The agency had proposed an inspection protocol in April that would have subjected CBD products to confiscation during inspections. . OHIO: The medical cannabis licensing process in Ohio has been delayed after the Board of Pharmacy pushed back today's licensing meeting to early next month. . CANADA: Canadian cannabis producer Aurora Cannabis has invested $1 million in CCT Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc, the developers of an oral dose-specific dissolving thin film wafer drug delivery technology. . Thanks for reading! Follow @ganjapreneur for more daily cannabis industry updates. Photo credit: Rory Savatgy / Location: @blazin502 . #ganjapreneur #cannabis #marijuana #hemp #industrialhemp #legalization #mmj #medicalcannabis #medicalmarijuana #cbd #7eleven #california #lawsuit #xzibit #texas #ohio #canada #cannabisresearch #cannabiz #cannabusiness #cannabisnews
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Check out today's biggest cannabis industry headlines below! Find the full stories and more at Ganjapreneur.com — link in our bio. . OREGON: U.S. Attorney for Oregon Billy Williams has announced five priority areas for the enforcement of federal cannabis laws in an effort to control the state's booming cannabis industry. . HAWAII: Kaua’i, Hawaii has its first medical cannabis dispensary now that Green Aloha, which does business under the name Have a Heart, has passed the final state Department of Health inspections. . NEW JERSEY: New Jersey Sen. Joseph Vitale has unveiled an early draft of legislation that would expand the state's medical cannabis program. The bill would add several conditions to the state's qualifying conditions list, increase purchase amounts, and more! . UTAH: Medical cannabis opponents in Utah have filed an emergency motion to block the MMJ legalization initiative from November ballots, arguing that the proposal would break federal law. . Thanks for reading, everybody! Follow @ganjapreneur to see more daily cannabis industry updates like these. Photo credit: Rory Savatgy / Location: @blazin502 . #ganjapreneur #cannabis #marijuana #mmj #oregon #legalization #hawaii #dispensaries #newjersey #utah #legalize #legalizeit #cannabiz #cannabusiness #cannabisnews
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Today's top cannabis industry headlines are listed below — you can read the full stories and more at Ganjapreneur.com! . NEW YORK CITY: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has told the city’s top police officials to stop arresting people for smoking cannabis and issue citations instead. . MICHIGAN: A Michigan anti-cannabis legalization group has indicated that they would be open to cannabis legalization if the reforms were passed by the Legislature. . ZIMBABWE: Zimbabwe is backing off medical cannabis cultivation licensing plans after receiving wildly varied estimates from the 350 applicants interested in the program. . Thanks for reading! Follow @ganjapreneur for more daily cannabis business updates. Photo credit: @shangolos . #ganjapreneur #cannabis #marijuana #medicalcannabis #medicalmarijuana #mmj #newyork #newyorkcity #billdeblasio #nyc #michigan #legalize #legalization #zimbabwe #cannabiz #cannabusiness #cannabisnews
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Happy Friday, everybody! Check out today's top cannabis industry headlines below. You can find the full stories and more at Ganjapreneur.com! . OHIO: The Ohio Ballot Board has certified a ballot initiative to legalize cannabis for recreational use in the state. Now, the group behind the initiative, Ohio Families for Change, now must collect 305,591 valid signatures. . HOUSE OF REPS: The House Appropriations Committee has passed the so-called Joyce Amendment, which restricts Department of Justice funding for prosecuting state-approved medical cannabis programs. The amendment was offered by David Joyce, a Republican from Ohio. . CALIFORNIA: The California Bureau of Cannabis Control has proposed the state readopt and extend the current, emergency cannabis industry regulations. . PENNSYLVANIA: The Pennsylvania Department of Health has restricted public access to information about who scored applications for the state’s medical cannabis industry as part of a batch of temporary regulations. The law already bars applicants from obtaining the names of the scorers, but not the general public or journalists. . BDS ANALYTICS: Cannabis market research firm BDS Analytics has raised $3.5 million in Series B funding led by CanopyVentures and Altitude Investment Management. . Thanks for reading! Follow @ganjapreneur for more daily cannabis industry updates. Photo credit: Amarett Jans . #ganjapreneur #cannabis #marijuana #legalize #legalization #legalizeit #ohio #ballotinitiatice #davidjoyce #mmj #medicalcannabis #california #pennsylvania #bdsanalytics #investments #cannabiz #cannabusiness #cannabisnews
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Scroll down to browse today's top cannabis industry headlines! Full stories are available at Ganjapreneur.com — see the link in our bio. . RHODE ISLAND: Adult-use cannabis legislation that would create a taxed and regulated marketplace has been introduced in Rhode Island. The bill would allow adults to possess 1 oz. of flower in public; 5 oz. in their home; as well as construct, use, and purchase cannabis products containing up to 300 milligrams of THC. . NEW YORK: New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has estimated that New York state would see $435.7 million per year from adult-use cannabis tax revenues. “This is a new revenue stream. This is going to impact the kinds of resources we’ll have to invest in education, to invest in healthcare," Stringer said on CNBC. . CANADA: Canopy Rivers is hosting a “pitch day” for Canadian cannabis entrepreneurs ahead of federal legalization that will see the company provide $1 million in seed capital to canna-businesses. . MALTA: Canada's Maricann Group Inc. has agreed to acquire Medican Holdings Ltd, whose subsidiary Medican Research Group is one of six companies that has received a medical cannabis license in the Republic of Malta. . Thanks for reading — follow @ganjapreneur for more daily cannabis industry updates! Photo credit: Sarah Climaco . #ganjapreneur #cannabis #marijuana #mmj #medicalmarijuana #medicalcannabis #rhodeisland #legalize #legalizeit #legalization #newyork #newyorkcity #nyc #canada #canopyrivers #malta #maricann #medican #cannabiz #cannabusiness #cannabisnews
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Today's top cannabis industry headlines are listed below! Find the full stories at Ganjapreneur.com, where we also regularly feature cannabis entrepreneur Q&As and podcast interviews. . NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE: Canopy Growth Corp. – Canada’s largest cannabis company – has applied to list on the New York Stock Exchange. If approved, it would become the first cannabis producer to trade on the exchange. . GEORGIA: According to a recent poll, 55 percent of Georgians believe cannabis should be legalized for recreational use in the state. Thirty-five percent of respondent said cannabis should remain outlawed, with 10 percent unsure. . NEW YORK CITY: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has given the NYPD 30 days to come up with a plan to end “unnecessary arrests” for cannabis, and city officials – including prosecutors – are working on broad plans to reform how to handle low-level cannabis crimes. . NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA: Would-be medical cannabis dispensary RX Greenhouse has sued the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy over their decision to give the New Orleans dispensary contract to H&W Drug Store, which was ranked fourth. RX Greenhouse was ranked first. . Thanks for reading! Follow @ganjapreneur to see more daily cannabis industry updates. Photo credit: Sarah Climaco . #ganjapreneur #cannabis #marijuana #mmj #legalize #legalization #medicalcannabis #nyse #newyork #newyorkcity #georgia #neworleans #louisiana #dispensaries #cannabiz #cannabusiness #cannabisnews
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Check out today's top cannabis industry headlines, listed below! You can read the full stories and sign up for our daily newsletter at Ganjapreneur.com. . NEW YORK: The New York State Democratic Party plans to pass a resolution at its May 23-24 convention to support cannabis legalization —the party reportedly wants to highlight the reforms during the convention. . CALIFORNIA: California has raised $60.9 million in cannabis sales through the first quarter of 2018, but Department of Finance Director Michael Cohen said that the cannabis tax revenues were lower than expected. . ILLINOIS: The Illinois Senate has unanimously approved a bill to allow the state Agricultural Department to license farmers to grow hemp. . ARIZONA: Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed the bill allowing the state Department of Agriculture to license institutes of higher education, private businesses, and individuals to grow industrial hemp. . VERMONT: The New England Cannabis Convention's inaugural Vermont event took place over the weekend. This year focused mainly on the established hemp industry but set the stage for next year's event, when cannabis possession and home grow will be legal in Vermont. . Thanks for reading! Follow @ganjapreneur for more daily cannabis industry updates. Photo credit: Amarett Jans / Location: @_chalicefarms . #ganjapreneur #cannabis #marijuana #mmj #hemp #industrialhemp #newyork #legalization #legalize #legalizeit #california #cannabistaxes #illinois #arizona #vermont #necann #cannabiz #cannabusiness #cannabisnews
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