Hemp and Cannabis News

December 28, 2018

After nearly one year of recreational sales in California, much of the cannabis industry remains underground. Stung by taxes and voluminous paperwork, only around 5 percent of marijuana farmers in the state have licenses. Sales of legal cannabis are expected to exceed...

December 28, 2018

Shares of Aphria (APHA) 6.24, +0.67) have climbed 12.0% in pre-market after Green Growth Brands  (private company) made a hostile takeover bid for the Canadian cannabis grower. Green Growth Brands owns a portfolio of companies that grow and sell cannabis and cannabis-b...

December 27, 2018

It took more than two years and several delays for Massachusetts to get from a successful 2016 referendum to the first legal recreational marijuana sales in the eastern United States. The slow rollout is expected to continue into 2019 and gradually pick up steam. More...

December 27, 2018

On June 26, 2018, Oklahoma State Question 788, the Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, was on the June primary ballot, instead of being presented with the general election in November. The strategy backfired on  Governor Mary Fallin who believed the measure woul...

December 25, 2018

shouts Scott Gottlieb FDA Commissioner. He doesn’t like the Farm Bill that designated hemp as an agricultural crop; mainly the legal status of hemp-derived cannabidiol or CBD oil.  The “spin” by the FDA claims CBD is a drug ingredient and therefore illegal without appr...

December 24, 2018

"What a day, top of the 5th with BLACK leading LEGAL 5 to 1 with cleanup hitter TAX DODGER  up, no outs and two on base, second and third. And the pitch."

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December 20, 2018

committing $50 million on a research partnership with Tilray Inc.

(TLRY) to explore non-alcoholic beverages that contain THC and CBD - both critical chemicals found in marijuana but with very different purposes. AB InBev (BUD), one of the world's largest brewers, is mak...

December 19, 2018

“Show me a good and gracious loser, and I’ll show you a failure.” Who said that?

More on the quote later. What’s important is what happens next. Do you stick with the investment or sell – take a loss?  Based on our Subjective Probability – Game Theory (SP+GTM) algorithm...

December 18, 2018

TO THE POT,” announced the New Jersey Department of Health. Six out of 146 applicants have been selected to apply for permits to open new medical marijuana dispensaries. Now a total of twelve possess the  intuitive art of wooing nature with a cannabis bud.

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December 17, 2018

No marijuana law this year or a Christmas present for Governor Phil Murphy as the legislative leaders in New Jersey are unable to design the “perfect” bill.

The issues are taxing and how to regulate the new industry — nothing new here.   Again, our SP-Game Theory Model...

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