In cannabis, life comes at you fast

As if you needed more evidence that the weed industry is never boring, Monday brought big news from two of Canada’s most-hyped companies pre-legalization — some great, some not-so-much. First,…

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Don’t Discount Cannabis 2.0

Dry cannabis flower is still leading the pack of product categories in the latest data from Statistics Canada, but for the first time, so-called “cannabis 2.0” products like edibles, vapes…

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New York State of Kind

It’s finally happening – and everyone is freaking out. New York is going to legalize cannabis and it’s happening quickly. And it seems like kind of an awesome plan –…

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Why Big Tobacco is all in on $OGI

After Moncton-based Organigram announced a subsidiary of British American Tobacco (BAT) was taking a 19.9% stake in the company for $220 million, CEO Greg Engel shared what he believes the…

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Sobering news from the Biden White House

After reports that “dozens” of cannabis-consuming staffers in President Joe Biden’s White House were asked to resign last week, work remotely or were suspended, press secretary Jen Psaki tweeted that…

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Better SAFE (banking) than sorry

The Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act in the US, which protects financial institutions from federal penalties when working with legal cannabis businesses, was reintroduced in the US House…

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Pass the (billion dollar) Dutchie

After raising $200 million in a Series C funding round and acquiring two software companies, the founders of Oregon-based cannabis tech platform Dutchie say the company has a staggering $1.7…

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