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forbes.com - Chris Roberts - Pennsylvania Could Be Next State To Legalize Recreational Cannabis
Pennsylvania Could Be Next State To Legalize Recreational Cannabis
Forbes

The next state to legalize marijuana for adults may well be Pennsylvania, where two top state lawmakers introduced a bipartisan legalization bill on Wednesday. Past proposals to legalize in the state have stalled in the Republican-controlled state…

brookings.edu - John Hudak - Merrick Garland, cannabis policy, and restorative justice
Merrick Garland, cannabis policy, and restorative justice
Brookings

During his confirmation hearing this week, attorney general nominee Merrick Garland spoke openly about his views on cannabis enforcement in the United States. Although he took a stand similar to his predecessor, William Barr, that low-level…

standard.co.uk - Simon Freeman - David Beckham-backed cannabis firm sparks investor rush on eve of public float
David Beckham-backed cannabis firm sparks investor rush on eve of public float
Evening Standard

S YNTHETIC cannabinoid company Cellular Goods has seen 13 applications for each one of the 260 million shares on offer when it officially launches on the London Stock Exchange. The tidal wave of interest from institutional and, unusually, retail…

mibiz.com - Kate Carlson - COVID-19 leads Grand Rapids restaurateur to cannabis industry
COVID-19 leads Grand Rapids restaurateur to cannabis industry
MiBiz

GRAND RAPIDS — When indoor dining was prohibited across the state last year and earlier this year because of COVID-19, Davide Uccello turned to the cannabis industry as a sector that managed to be successful despite lockdown orders. Uccello…

ewn.co.za - Mia Lindeque - Gauteng eyes cannabis industry as one to get economy on a high
Gauteng eyes cannabis industry as one to get economy on a high
Eyewitness News

Gauteng Premier David Makhura said the province already had the industrial infrastructure to process cannabis for medicinal purposes. JOHANNESBURG – The Gauteng government said that it would look at the cannabis industry as one of the many…

ctpost.com - Ken Dixon - Lamont pushes his cannabis plan as bills compete over equity, jobs
Lamont pushes his cannabis plan as bills compete over equity, jobs
Connecticut Post

HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont on Wednesday began his legislative push for the full legalization of adult-use marijuana, stressing racial equity and the potential for a sharp reduction in criminal cases. Lamont said his proposal is comprehensive…

lfpress.com - Dale Carruthers - London cannabis company Indiva secures $22M investment
London cannabis company Indiva secures $22M investment
lfpress

Cannabis company Indiva has secured a $22-million investment from an Alberta pot producer wanting access to the London firm's product offerings. Sundial Growers, an Alberta-based licensed pot producer, is lending Indiva $11 million and also buying…

thefreshtoast.com - Cannabis.net - 5 Early Cannabis Industry Trends To Watch In 2021
5 Early Cannabis Industry Trends To Watch In 2021
The Fresh Toast

Every year, there are always so many exciting things to look forward to in the cannabis industry. This year is different. Because COVID-19 affected the industry in unexpected ways in 2020, having a new president in place, as well as the continued…

newswire.ca - Curaleaf Holdings - Curaleaf Executives to Present at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference
Curaleaf Executives to Present at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference
CNW

WAKEFIELD, Mass., Feb. 24, 2021 /CNW/ -- Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA / OTCQX: CURLF) ('Curaleaf' or the 'Company'), a leading U.S. provider of consumer products in cannabis, today announced that Boris Jordan, Curaleaf Executive Chairman, and…

benzinga.com - Javier Hasse - Exclusive: Cannabis-Focused Koach Capital Launches $100M Fund, Adds Mitch Kahn To Team
Exclusive: Cannabis-Focused Koach Capital Launches $100M Fund, Adds Mitch Kahn To Team
Benzinga

Koach Capital has launched a new $100 million fund, Benzinga has learned. The Michigan-based sale-leaseback provider, focused on retail locations for the cannabis industry, will leverage the success of its first fund to continue to pursue…

barrons.com - Connor Smith - This Cannabis Stock Is Now 'Too Expensive,' Analyst Says
This Cannabis Stock Is Now 'Too Expensive,' Analyst Says
Barron's

Canopy Growth shares were rising on Wednesday, along with its Canadian cannabis peers. An analyst at Jefferies says the stock is now “too expensive.” Owen Bennett lowered his rating on Canopy stock (ticker: CGC) to Underperform from…

techcrunch.com - Anthony Ha - Emotive raises $50M to make text marketing more conversational
Emotive raises $50M to make text marketing more conversational
TechCrunch

While more businesses are turning to text messages as a marketing channel, Emotive CEO Brain Zatulove argued that most marketers are just treating it as another “newsletter blast.” “The reason the channel performs so well is…

syvnews.com - Joe Garcia
Contributor - Merso Labs, 'gatekeeper' for the cannabis industry, pivots to COVID-19 testing
Merso Labs, 'gatekeeper' for the cannabis industry, pivots to COVID-19 testing
Santa Ynez Valley News

Dispensaries may be considered the face of the cannabis industry given their daily interaction with the public, however an entity less visible but arguably the most important part of the supply chain remains hard at work amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

maltatoday.com.mt - The problem with cannabis is that it doesn't have a label | Andrew Bonello
The problem with cannabis is that it doesn't have a label | Andrew Bonello
MaltaToday.com.mt

There is a stereotype of the typical cannabis user as a (mostly young) ‘non-productive member of the community'. But as the country discusses decriminalization, more and more public figures are crawling out of the woodwork to offer a very…

newswire.ca - Trulieve Cannabis Corp. - Trulieve Cannabis Corp. Announces Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast for the Fourth Quarter of 2020
Trulieve Cannabis Corp. Announces Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast for the Fourth Quarter of 2020
CNW

TORONTO, Feb. 24, 2021 /CNW/ - Trulieve Cannabis Corp. ('Trulieve' or the 'Company') (CSE: TRUL) (OTC: TCNNF), a leading and top-performing cannabis company in the United States, will release its fourth quarter 2020 financial results on Tuesday…

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