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Exclusive: Canopy Growth Co-Founder Bruce Linton On His Next Steps, Says 'I'm Cheering For Entrepreneurs'

The July decision by Canopy Growth Corp (NYSE: CGC) to oust co-founder and then-CEO Bruce Linton sent shockwaves through the cannabis industry. The ever-present entrepreneur did... → Read More

Rob Gronkowski Talks CBD Partnership With Abacus Health: 'For The First Time In More Than A Decade, I'm Pain-Free'

Recently retired NFL tight end Rob Gronkowski marked his entrance into the CBD space by partnering with Abacus Health Products, Inc. (CSE:ABCS). Gronkowski ... → Read More

Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC), CVS Corporation (NYSE:CVS)

Many CBD companies continue to report issues with payment processing as well as maintaining a bank account. The issue has also been discussed in the U.S. ... → Read More

CVS Corporation (NYSE:CVS) - The State Of CBD Regulation: Clear Rules Or Consumers At Risk?

Both vitamins and CBD are surging wellness markets. The U.S. dietary supplement market had a value of $124.8 billion in 2018, according to the market ... → Read More

New York Governor Signs Bill To Decriminalize Pot Possession, Expunge Some Convictions

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Monday that decriminalizes cannabis use in the state. Why It Matters After failing to pass adult use legislation ... → Read More

California's Assembly Bill 97 Is The State's Latest Attempt To Curtail The Illicit Market

In May 2019, California significantly cut its cannabis tax revenue projections through June 2020. In just four months, state projections decreased by $223 ... → Read More

Diversity In Cannabis: Making Sure Everyone Benefits And 'Not Just A Privileged Few'

In the cannabis space, diversity is often regarded as a particularly pressing need as a result of the adverse effect of the War on Drugs. The hurdles are ... → Read More

Flowhub's Kyle Sherman Discusses Ending 'Jack Of All Trades, Master Of None Approach' To Cannabis

The tool stack is a subject discussed in numerous industries. Cannabis is no exception, and some believe that existing software solutions fall short. It's a problem that can... → Read More

Former Home Depot CEO Joins GrowGeneration As A Strategic Advisor

Bob Nardelli has been appointed as a strategic advisor for the Colorado-based retail hydroponic and organic gardening brand GrowGeneration Corp. (OTCQX: ... → Read More

1933 Industries Posts Q3 Revenue Growth, Margin Decline (OTC:TGIFF)

Cannabis company 1933 Industries Inc. (OTC: TGIFF) reported third-quarter results Tuesday that included a 28% quarter-over-quarter jump in revenue ... → Read More

After Long Wait, Maine Signs Off On Adult-Use Recreational Cannabis Sales

After much legislative back and forth, Maine has finally set up its legal framework for the sale of adult use cannabis, more than two years after citizens ... → Read More

Study: Association Between Medical Marijuana, Opioid Deaths Could Be 'Spurious'

A study published this month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America is pushing back on the line of thinking that medical marijuana... → Read More

Medicine Man's Andy Williams On M&A, Colombia: 'We Can Become A Dominant Supplier Of Cannabis To The World' (OTC:MDCL)

Denver-based cannabis consulting company Medicine Man Technologies Inc (OTC: MDCL) made three significant M&A moves in June to position the company in Colorado and beyond. The... → Read More

How Brands Can Benefit From Pride Month When Making A Genuine Effort

Brands have seized on every cultural, gender and communal celebration that exists as an advertising opportunity. From Black History Month to Women’s ... → Read More

Organigram (NASDAQ:OGI) Receives Government Approval For 17 More Cultivation Rooms

Organigram Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: OGI) is more than doubling its number of cultivation rooms after receiving approval from Health Canada. The authorization ... → Read More

Spruce Point, Kerrisdale Talk Bearish Bets: 'You Have To Work Harder To Understand The Short'

Seymour Asset Management founder and CIO Tim Seymour led a conversation at the Benzinga Trading Summit on short selling, market opportunities and more with Sahm Adrangi, CIO of... → Read More

Peter Schiff Says Fed Is Doubling Down On Bad Policy: 'It's Obvious That We're Heading To Recession'

Peter Schiff, the CEO and and chief global strategist at Euro Pacific Capital, pulled no punches at the Benzinga Trading Summit on Thursday in New York City. To understand today... → Read More

'It's All About Early Detection': The Role Of Social Media In Financial News

A group of modern investors joined Benzinga’s Trading Summit to discuss strategies for successful investing in today’s market, with social media receiving a wealth of... → Read More

Interest Rates, Gold, Trade: Benzinga Trading Summit Panelists On Where The Market Is Headed

JJ Kinahan, TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: AMTD)'s chief strategist; Nicholas LaMaina, TradeStation's senior vice president of product management and strategy;... → Read More

With Psychedelics Access Expanding, Is A Cannabis-Like Market On The Horizon?

A flurry of activity in recent months has propelled psilocybin and other psychedelic drugs into the headlines. The substances have been a topic of ... → Read More