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“I’m a healer now”: Former football star Ricky Williams launches his own cannabis brand

Published: Mar 20, 2018, 2:06 pm • Updated: Mar 20, 2018, 2:08 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff The stigma is lifting from marijuana — and Ricky Williams. The former college football star and pro running back never ran

Global pharmaceutical giant Novartis teams up with billionaire-backed Canadian marijuana startup

Published: Mar 20, 2018, 11:45 am • Updated: Mar 20, 2018, 12:20 pm By Jennifer Kaplan, Bloomberg Novartis AG is partnering with a Canadian cannabis company backed by billionaire Peter Thiel to get in on the medical marijuana business. The

Marijuana is the new gold as former Canadian miners turn to cannabis

Published: Mar 19, 2018, 10:09 am • Updated: Mar 19, 2018, 10:11 am By Jen Skerritt, Bloomberg Just ask Jay Wilgar, a former wind power developer who started a medical marijuana company with friend Travis Kanellos after hatching the idea

Nevada wholesale marijuana prices remain high — for now

Published: Mar 19, 2018, 5:00 am • Updated: Mar 18, 2018, 9:39 pm By Bart Schaneman, Marijuana Business Daily DENVER — Nevada’s recreational marijuana supplies are plentiful but not overly abundant, keeping wholesale cannabis prices on the high side compared

California’s “outlaw” marijuana culture faces a harsh reckoning: legal weed

Published: Mar 16, 2018, 1:40 pm • Updated: Mar 16, 2018, 1:54 pm By Scott Wilson, The Washington Post ARCATA, Calif. – The quaint town plaza here is lined with locally owned stores, their names and products recalling the post-Flower

Marijuana mogul’s home in Snowmass exempt from judge’s asset freeze

Published: Mar 14, 2018, 10:15 am • Updated: Mar 14, 2018, 10:15 am By Rick Carroll, The Aspen Times A federal judge in Denver has ruled that more than $3 million in assets held by Colorado marijuana mogul Jeffrey Friedland

Of cannabidiol and chai: Intrepid entrepreneurs ready to bring CBD-enriched products to health food stores

Published: Mar 14, 2018, 5:00 am • Updated: Mar 13, 2018, 11:52 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff ANAHEIM, Calif. — Selling Americans on chai, a spiced black tea with roots in herbal medicine, was a heavy lift for

Canadian cannabis giant models global growth plan after Circle K

Published: Mar 13, 2018, 11:53 am • Updated: Mar 13, 2018, 12:09 pm By Sandrine Rastello, Bloomberg News As Canadian marijuana growers rush to boost production before pot gets legalized, Quebec’s biggest cannabis company looks to a convenience-store giant for

NFL Hall-of-Famer will be the keynote speaker at cannabis business summit in Denver

Published: Mar 13, 2018, 10:59 am • Updated: Mar 13, 2018, 1:02 pm By Lindsey Bartlett, The Cannabist Staff Terrell Davis, two-time Super Bowl champion, Hall-of-Famer and former Denver Broncos star with 40 rushing records, will be the keynote speaker

To boost its economy, one Colorado county embraced marijuana. Did it work?

Published: Mar 13, 2018, 9:45 am • Updated: Mar 13, 2018, 9:52 am By John Ingold, The Denver Post In a groundbreaking new study, a report released Monday from researchers at Colorado State University-Pueblo finds that the marijuana industry provides a net

CBD debuts at world’s largest natural products trade show, heralded as “next big thing”

Published: Mar 9, 2018, 5:00 am • Updated: Mar 9, 2018, 9:38 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff ANAHEIM, Calif. – Soy milk, almond butter, kale chips, chai … CBD. Natural products businesses are no strangers to ferrying once-unknown

$7 million SEC fraud case against marijuana stock trader includes Snowmass home, Denver condo

Published: Mar 8, 2018, 10:14 am • Updated: Mar 8, 2018, 11:17 am By Rick Carroll, The Aspen Times The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has accused a Colorado marijuana businessman of engaging in a $7 million securities fraud that

Wholesale cannabis prices tumbled in 2017 — and they have yet to hit rock bottom

Published: Mar 8, 2018, 5:00 am • Updated: Mar 7, 2018, 5:12 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff The price of a pound of legal marijuana has been plummeting for 18 months, according to a new report tracking the

No, a St. Louis IHOP isn’t refusing to serve guests who smell like marijuana

Published: Mar 7, 2018, 1:25 pm • Updated: Mar 7, 2018, 3:10 pm By Lindsey Bartlett, The Cannabist Staff A photo that’s gone viral this week claims to show an IHOP restaurant in St. Louis, Missouri with a sign on

Marijuana industry pays trimmers so well, restaurants are struggling to hire

Published: Mar 7, 2018, 11:11 am • Updated: Mar 7, 2018, 11:23 am By Allyson Reedy, The Denver Post We’ve got a food crisis in Colorado, and it has nothing to do with crop yield, farm-to-table or availability of ingredients.

Cannabis company eyes massive expansion, adding 50 Colorado locations within the next 3 years

Published: Mar 7, 2018, 9:31 am • Updated: Mar 7, 2018, 9:56 am By Eli Pace, Summit Daily News The founder of Green Man Cannabis, a six-time winner of the Cannabis Cup with two dispensaries in Denver, said he wants

Arkansas medical marijuana firms gravitate to Pine Bluff area

Published: Mar 6, 2018, 1:29 pm • Updated: Mar 6, 2018, 1:29 pm By The Associated Press PINE BLUFF, Ark. — A medical marijuana firm originally from northeast Arkansas has chosen to build its cultivation plant in the Pine Bluff

Las Vegas: no marijuana lounges until 2019, monitoring Denver social use licenses

Published: Mar 6, 2018, 1:07 pm • Updated: Mar 6, 2018, 1:07 pm By Chris Kudialis, Las Vegas Sun The Coffee Joint in Denver received the city’s first social-use marijuana permit license last week to become the initial pot consumption

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