Alaska, Oregon and Washington D.C. are in the midst of a second round of ballot votes to legalize marijuana. The voting takes place next week and will look to the first two states models of Colorado and Washington, to form its laws in practice. This vote may well be the tipping point to a nationwide […]
Apirl 8, 2014 | Seeking Alpha By Mathew Finston SUMMARY Over the past month, several publicly traded companies jumping in on the “Canadian Cannabis Craze” have caught our attention: Enertopia, Creative Edge Nutrition, Next Gens Metals, Abattis Bioceuticals, and Modern Mobility Aids. There is one restless giant, however, that has not had its fair share […]
In a sign of support to the growing legalized marijuana industry, the Obama administration provided new guidelines to the banking industry to provide businesses with greater access of to financial institutions. The new guidance issued in joint advisories from the Department of Justice and the Treasury Departments Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) advises banks that […]
Massachusetts has licensed 20 dispensaries to start growing and selling marijuana for medical use, the Department of Health said on Friday in the latest U.S. step to boost access to the widely outlawed drug.
For the first time in decades, the Federal government is allowing farmers to cultivate hemp. As of Wednesday, January 29, 2014, pursuant to the passage of the farm bill, the cultivation of industrial hemp is legal on a Federal level and is clearing the way for industrial hemp pilot programs in states such as Colorado, […]