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nytimes.com - Isabella Kwai - U.N. Reclassifies Cannabis as a Less Dangerous Drug
U.N. Reclassifies Cannabis as a Less Dangerous Drug
The New York Times

A United Nations commission voted on Wednesday to remove cannabis for medical use from a category of the world's most dangerous drugs, such as heroin, a highly anticipated and long-delayed decision that could clear the way for marijuana research…

businessinsider.com - Jeremy Berke - From ETFs to over-the-counter stocks, here's how to invest in the booming cannabis industry, according to 2 expert investors
From ETFs to over-the-counter stocks, here's how to invest in the booming cannabis industry, according to 2 expert investors
Business Insider

The cannabis industry is complex, in part because it's federally illegal in the US. This makes it difficult for retail investors interested in the space to know which stocks are worth buying. David Bonnier, founding partner at cannabis investment…

vice.com - Cannabis Is Officially a Medicine, Following Historic UN Vote - VICE
Cannabis Is Officially a Medicine, Following Historic UN Vote - VICE
Vice Media

A historic vote at the United Nations today finally recognised the medicinal value of cannabis – a plant that has been used therapeutically for thousands of years. After a recommendation from experts at the World Health Organisation, the…

forbes.com - A.J. Herrington - Some Cannabis Activists Are Urging Congress To Vote 'No' On The MORE Act
Some Cannabis Activists Are Urging Congress To Vote 'No' On The MORE Act
Forbes

With the House of Representatives preparing to vote on a landmark bill to legalize marijuana at the federal level this week, it's a sure bet that members of Congress are hearing from activists on both sides of the issue who hope to sway support in…

bostonglobe.com - Edward Fitzpatrick - Coming soon to a college in Rhode Island: Cannabis 101
Coming soon to a college in Rhode Island: Cannabis 101
BostonGlobe.com

Rhode Map By Edward Fitzpatrick Globe Staff,Updated December 2, 2020, 1 hour ago In this Aug. 15, 2019 file photo, marijuana grows at an indoor cannabis farm in Gardena, Calif. Richard Vogel/Associated Press If you have friends or relatives who…

benzinga.com - Andrew Ward - Home Cannabis Cultivation Continues, Despite Opposition From Many Marijuana Companies
Home Cannabis Cultivation Continues, Despite Opposition From Many Marijuana Companies
Benzinga

Home cultivation has emerged as a clear sticking point in cannabis reform across many states. While it faces pushback, including from several cannabis brands, home grow is making incremental progress in medical and adult use markets, and ushering…

thefreshtoast.com - David Hodes - A Deeper Dive Ahead Of A Key Day In Congress For Cannabis
A Deeper Dive Ahead Of A Key Day In Congress For Cannabis
The Fresh Toast

It's time. Cannabis history is having its moment. The election is over, cannabis had its biggest voter approval day ever on November 3, and everyone who has a stake in the cannabis industry is saying it out loud: The cannabis legalization battle is…

medicalxpress.com - Science X staff - Cannabidiol (CBD) in cannabis does not impair driving, landmark JAMA study shows
Cannabidiol (CBD) in cannabis does not impair driving, landmark JAMA study shows
Medical Xpress

A landmark study on how cannabis affects driving ability has shown that cannabidiol (CBD), a cannabis component now widely used for medical purposes, does not impair driving, while moderate amounts of the main intoxicating component…

strategyonline.ca - UP apologies on behalf of entire cannabis industry
UP apologies on behalf of entire cannabis industry
strategy

More than two years after recreational cannabis was legalized for sale in Canada, many producers have been struggling to stand out with consumers. In an attempt to change that, Hexo is tackling a common consumer pain point that many brands have…

thehill.com - Zack Budryk - United Nations commission votes to remove marijuana from list of most dangerous drugs
United Nations commission votes to remove marijuana from list of most dangerous drugs
TheHill

A United Nations panel has voted to remove medical cannabis from a list of dangerous drugs. In the Wednesday vote, the Commission for Narcotic Drugs voted on several World Health Organization recommendations related to cannabis. Among them was a…

thefreshtoast.com - Maria Loreto - 8 Celebrities Cashing In On Cannabis
8 Celebrities Cashing In On Cannabis
The Fresh Toast

Legally speaking, cannabis has slowly been making progress, shifting our cultural perspective so much so that it seems like celebrities openly embracing the drug should be the norm. It isn't. Despite the fact that cannabis is more mainstream than…

azfamily.com - Spencer  Blake - Cannabis conundrum: Arizonans can now use recreational pot but can't buy it legally yet
Cannabis conundrum: Arizonans can now use recreational pot but can't buy it legally yet
AZFamily

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) - When Gov. Doug Ducey certified elections results Monday, parts of Proposition 207 -- the voter-approved initiative that legalized recreational marijuana -- went into effect. There's somewhat of a Catch-22, though. 'Consumers…

fool.com - Sushree Mohanty - 3 Red Flags for Aurora Cannabis' Future
3 Red Flags for Aurora Cannabis' Future
The Motley Fool

Canada-based Aurora Cannabis had a disastrous 2019. Its stock price slid so far that the company risked being delisted from the New York Stock Exchange (which will boot a company if its price stays below $1 for long enough). Only a 1-for-12 reverse…

nationnews.com - Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Authority to hold town hall meeting
Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Authority to hold town hall meeting
NationNews

The Barbados Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Authority (BMCLA) will holds its first town hall meeting on Wednesday, December 9, in the auditorium at Queen's College, Husbands, St James at 6 p.m. Chief executive officer of the BMCLA, Dr Shantal…

seekingalpha.com - Healthcare - Innovative Industrial Properties Is Set To Ride The U.S. Cannabis Legalization Wave (NYSE:IIPR)
Innovative Industrial Properties Is Set To Ride The U.S. Cannabis Legalization Wave (NYSE:IIPR)
SeekingAlpha

Regulatory changes are a big catalyst for IIPR. The company has a moat in the cannabis REIT industry.

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