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The Six Outrageous Marijuana Business Scams You Should Know About

The Six Outrageous Marijuana Business Scams You Should Know About

One of the side effects of legalizing a previously illicit business: fraud is a lot harder to hide. Like any hot sector, legal weed has attracted a fair amount of con artist looking to raise money from gullible investors, then take the money and run. Their schemes are beginning to attract...

The Trouble Spots for Legalized Pot

The Trouble Spots for Legalized Pot

Weed is now big (legitimate) business. In the U.S., 30 states now allow for medical marijuana and nine have legalized recreational use. Canada, meanwhile, is set to allow regulated pot sales nationwide starting Oct. 17.
Altogether, the North American market could generate an estimated $16...

62% of Americans Now Support Legal Weed

62% of Americans Now Support Legal Weed

Support for full cannabis legalization in the United States is higher than it's ever been – no pun intended. New research from the Pew Charitable Trust states that 62% of Americans now believe marijuana should be legal – a massive increase from 31% at the dawn of the new...

Latin American Cannabis Market Will Reach $8.5 Billion in Ten Years

Latin American Cannabis Market Will Reach $8.5 Billion in Ten Years

The global cannabis industry is exploding with most of the attention being paid to newly developing markets in North America and Europe. But over the last two years, the Latin American cannabis industry has been quietly making waves as more than ten significant markets there have now approved...

Senior Citizens Becoming Biggest Buyers of Legal Cannabis

Senior Citizens Becoming Biggest Buyers of Legal Cannabis

30 states and the District of Columbia have now legalized cannabis for medical and/or adult-use, leading millions of people to begin using the plant – some for the first time. The question is: which segment of the population is flocking to dispensaries the fastest?
According to a recent...

Will Walmarts in Canada Start Selling Cannabis?

Will Walmarts in Canada Start Selling Cannabis?

More and more mainstream companies are looking at getting into the cannabis market, as the “Green Rush” continues to explode around the globe. Coca-Cola and Anheuser-Busch have been rumored to be exploring the possibilities of creating infused beverages while Costco and Sephora have...

Making Sure Your Money Doesn’t Go Up in Smoke

Making Sure Your Money Doesn’t Go Up in Smoke

Pot stocks are off and running, thanks to Canada’s vote to legalize weed this summer. Judging by the wild swings they’ve shown in value, they’re practically the new Bitcoin. Once tiny startups like Tilray Inc., Cronos Group, Canopy Growth Corp., and GW Pharmaceuticals seemingly...

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...