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October 31, 2018


CBD a/k/a cannabidiol is a chemical found in the cannabis plant. Unlike its more famous cousin, THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), CBD is less robust.  Consider it as a  “body high, as opposed to a mind-altering high.”  CBD is reminiscent of a “warm bath, melting...

October 31, 2018

Since October 17th when recreational marijuana was legal to retail, consumer volume has exceeded expectations. As the first G-7 nation to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, provincial sellers are experiencing strong demand but lack of quality marijuana.  Wh...

October 30, 2018

… to marijuana.

Based on Gallup poll, sixty-six percent of U.S. adults want marijuana to be legal, best results  since 1969.

Democrats, Millennials, and Independents want in, while Republicans and the other kind are less inclined with reading slightly above fifty percen...

October 23, 2018

The New Jersey cannabis vote has been delayed, it will not happen before the November mid-term elections. At least, Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Governor Phil Murphy agree on the latest version of the proposal. The October 4th draft, totaling 135 pages, contain...

October 19, 2018

In Canada, speculators have billions of dollars on the line believing that mining green marijuana gold 1/ is a win-win situation. At the epicenter is public policy that will be dictated, dissected, analyzed, and second guessed by both sides of the marijuana equation....

October 17, 2018

Lawmakers on track for a vote by the end of the month.

Democratic legislators summarized the fine points of a bill to allow anyone 21 or older to buy and consume marijuana.  What’s on the table is a bill that Governor Murphy would sign providing that the tax rate is abo...

October 16, 2018

Canada changed the rules on the global drug policy debate.

October 17, 2018, is the date that marijuana will be victorious in spite of history.  On this date, Canada becomes the second and largest marijuana marketplace. 1/

Canada made a move to bring the black market int...

October 12, 2018

I am proud and humbled to be in this position – CEO of First Jersey Cannabis Corporation -- to be in the right spot at the right time.

Being a leader is not about ability, it’s about responsibility; not just responsible for making good decisions, you must be accountabl...

October 10, 2018

So far in 2018, investors have been rewarded with initial public offerings – IPOs. With the DJI down 627.65 points at 3:10 pm, IPOs are fairing better than the general U.S. market.

In the United States, listed companies soared 36% on average from their IPO prices. That...

October 9, 2018

Marijuana’s boring “other half” has the health industry dancing.

Cannabidiol, known in the trade as “CBD” is a compound of the cannabis plant with medical benefit, and less than 0.3 present of THC, the plant's psychoactive ingredient.
 So, what’s the noise?
CBD oil i...

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