Earlier this week Walgreens posted an article on their blog on Clarifying Clinical Cannabis and this article appears to be a positive one. It is actually explaining cannabis and its benefits. This article could mean that they are wanting to educate their patients because they are wanting to get in on the research and development […]
Are you someone that has debilitating migraines? Colorado researchers are now finding out that Marijuana is helping ease this horrible pain. Researchers at CU Anschutz say that out of 121 patients studied, 103 patients claim that their migraine headaches have lessened more than half per month in some cases. This is a major finding that […]
Columbia has long been the top drug producing countries in the world. And this is not stopping them from legalizing medical marijuana. The officials in Columbia are hoping the legalization of medical marijuana can make exporting of the goods become a profitable business. The country’s president Santos told BBC that he will sign a decree to regulate the production, […]
The Canadian research company, Forum Research ran a random sampling of public opinion on Nov. 8th 2015, shows that 59% of the 1256 Canadian voters supports the legalization, taxation and regulation of marijuana by their goverment. Keep reading on Forum Research.
The Appalachian website has an article about the opportunities for Silicon Valley investors to invest in the Green rush, but highlight as well the issue these companies are facing (due to the fact that cannabis still remains illegal under federal law).
Yahoo news has an article on the Federal reserve being sued by Cannabis credit union in Denver for rejecting the application to open a master account. As mentioned in an earlier post, the issue for the actual cannabis industry is: the access to financial institutions (in order to stop being a cash only industry).
The West Seattle Herald has an article concerning the arrival of legal marijuana, which means changes were likely to take place in a wide variety of industries. From retailing to recreation the normalization of the previously illegal substance is bound to have effects both economic and societal.
The Denver post has an article indicating that a bill is on the work, that would allow businesses from the marijuana industry to have access to banking. It will be an important step to legitimized a currently cash-only business (which can easily lead to corruption and crime) indicates the Denver post.
The important changes in cannabis policies in the U.S. is expecting to generate a “Green Rush”, Forbes published an article highlighting the opportunities and challenges that this industry is facing. (Forbes article).