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DEA Reschedules Cannabis (sort of)

DEA Reschedules Cannabis (sort of)

Earlier this year, the United States Food and Drug Association (“FDA”) made history by approving a medication derived from cannabis; currently a Schedule I narcotic. Epidiolex, designed to help treat rare and severe forms of epilepsy, contains cannabidiol (“CBD”), a...

Airbnb and the Problem of Deadly Swings

Airbnb and the Problem of Deadly Swings

A four-year-old boy on vacation in Australia recently died while swinging on a defective homemade device. The tragic accident took place at a property rented by the boy’s family through Airbnb. In response to the incident, the local authorities warned families about the risk of accidents...



1 in 7 US Adults Used Cannabis in 2017

1 in 7 US Adults Used Cannabis in 2017

According to new data published in the Annals of Internal Medicine and first reported by Reuters, one in seven American adults used cannabis in 2017. Researchers combed through the results of a national survey of 16,280, finding around 14.6 percent of the population had used marijuana within the...

What is the next Hottest Cannabis Industry Trend in America?

What is the next Hottest Cannabis Industry Trend in America?

The cannabis industry is blowing up in a way not seen since the dot com boom of the 1990s, leading many people to wonder where to invest. While specific product categories within the space have begun to stand out (for example, cannabinoid-infused beverages or vape oil cartridges), one analyst...


Cannabis Stocks Up as More Mainstream Companies Seek to Invest

Cannabis Stocks Up as More Mainstream Companies Seek to Invest

Pot stocks went wild last week after reports surfaced suggesting yet another large-scale liquor company is seeking to invest in the exploding legal cannabis industry. According to anonymous sources and first reported by BNN Bloomberg, U.K.-based alcohol giant Diageo PLC (the behemoth behind...


How Pot Businesses Can Fend Off RICO Cases

How Pot Businesses Can Fend Off RICO Cases

In a bittersweet victory for the legalized marijuana industry, a jury found in favor of a Colorado marijuana grower who was being sued by neighbors complaining about the smell. It could have been pretty scary for him, as well as other weed businesses if he lost. The neighbors, ranch owners Hope and...