Florida firm rolls up 15 dispensary permits in Pennsylvania
September 17, 2019 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment Jushi Holdings Inc., the Florida-based cannabis company that bought out Beyond/Hello’s four Pennsylvania permits in July, announced today that it was acquiring the majority interest in Agape Total Health Care Inc. Agape, of Lehigh County, won a permit from the Department... Read more
Off-Duty Use of Medical Marijuana: To What Extent Can Employers Say Something About It?
By Nathaniel M. Glasser and Anastasia A. Regne Before the rise in acceptance of medical marijuana use, companies often strictly enforced zero tolerance drug policies, even if those policies effectively prohibited employees’ off-duty use of medical marijuana. The legal landscape, and public perception, has drastically changed over the last... Read more
Two members of Florida’s delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill on Thursday that would expand research into the medicinal use of marijuana. The measure, titled the Expanding Cannabis Research and Information Act, was filed by Democratic Rep. Donna Shalala and her Republican colleague Rep. Matt... Read more
Grading the Presidential Candidates on Marijuana: Donald Trump

Over the course of of ten weeks, we recently ran a series of blog posts that take a close look at the Democratic Party candidates for President in 2020. We examined each candidate’s historic approach to marijuana law and policy, and we also canvassed their current respective stances on marijuana. In all, we covered Joe Biden, Bernie…

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Colombia Is Turning Into A Major Medical Marijuana Producer
Patricia Santiago and her family were forced to flee their home near Colombia’s Caribbean coast after complaining about neighborhood dope dealers who, in turn, threatened to kill them. But in an odd twist, Santiago now works in the drug trade — at a medical marijuana facility. At first, Santiago... Read more
How Weed Tech Companies Are Letting Smokers Control Their High
From the medical community into the recreational market, tech companies are tackling an age-old marijuana problem: How can cannabis users get the consistent high they want? The Gofire vaporizer looks like a walkie-talkie with a mouth groove on top. Hardly as sleek as other, more discreet weed vapes, it... Read more
How marijuana is poised for a North American takeover
The United States is feeling some North American peer pressure to get in on the cannabis boom. Producers in Canada, where marijuana is legal for medicinal and recreational uses, are already planning for a future where pot is a globally traded commodity, and some are setting themselves up to... Read more
A bigger crop: Why Maryland’s medical pot growers are adding more plants
The air inside SunMed Growers’ sprawling, $10 million marijuana greenhouse was thick with the citrusy aroma of freshly harvested Lemon Skunk. Outside, heavy machinery cleared land for about 30,000 additional plants. “This is tripling for medical,” said owner Jake Van Wingerden, a former chairman of the Maryland Wholesale Medical Cannabis... Read more
The Regulatory Twilight Zone: California Cannabis Transactions

For years now, I’ve seen and analyzed many different cannabis business relationships across the industry spectrum. Specifically, many proposed and draft agreements have come across my desk detailing the contractual relationships between a variety of parties in the cannabis industry for various purposes–from investors, ancillary services providers, and licensees to intellectual property holding companies, equipment…

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Mexican cannabis users eagerly await legal marijuana
September 3, 2019 by AggregatedNews Leave a Comment MEXICO CITY — Claudia Gracia pushes her daughter Paulina in a wheelchair through the aisles of an exposition center in search of the latest innovations in cannabis at the annual ExpoWeed gathering in Mexico’s capital. Paulina has lived with convulsions and... Read more

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