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Chart: Marijuana vape sales on the upswing in key markets

Vape sales appear to be stabilizing in most major recreational cannabis markets in the United States in the wake of the vaping health crisis, but with more bans and sales restrictions on the horizon the rebound could prove short-lived. After several weeks of declines, vape’s share of adult-use cannabis sales in California, Nevada and Washington […]

Endocannabinoid System Plays Key Role in Reducing Fear, Yale Study Finds

A new Yale University study showed that a child’s ability to respond to fear and trauma is genetic, and researchers surmised that the ability to process fear and thus reduce anxiety may be traced to differences in the endocannabinoid system (ECS).  The study, published May 15, 2019, in “Biological Psychiatry” by lead authors Shelley Paulisin […]

Key House panel to hold hearing on cannabis reform in historic step

Published 3 hours ago | By Jeff Smith A key U.S. House subcommittee will hold a landmark hearing next week about federal cannabis reform, a pivotal step in potentially advancing legislation that’s intended to protect state-legal marijuana businesses. “Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform” is believed to be the first […]

Key New York lawmaker says adult-use cannabis bill dead for now

Published 1 hour ago The New York legislator who introduced a measure to legalize recreational marijuana in the state said Wednesday it’s “clear” it won’t get done in this legislative session. “This is not the end of the road, it is just a delay,” Democratic state Sen. Liz Krueger said in a statement. Key lawmakers […]

Key US senator indicates panel may refuse to hear marijuana banking bill

Published 1 min ago The chair of a key U.S. Senate committee declined Tuesday to commit to considering legislation that would provide federal protections to financial institutions serving state-legal cannabis businesses, which is dubbed the SAFE Banking Act. Sen. Mike Crapo, a Republican from Idaho, made the comments – as reported by Politico in a tweet […]

For Washington Entrepreneur, Cannabis is Key to Healing Chronic Migraines

Bethany Rondeau still remembers when debilitating migraines ruled her life. Diagnosed at the age of 14, her cluster migraines were often so bad, they would result in her temporarily losing some of her vision. “I was given opioids for the pain but they made me nauseous,” said Rondeau, 28. “It was frustrating because there were […]

Canadian cannabis producers ink key deals to continue global expansion

Published January 17, 2019 This weekly series from Marijuana Business Daily and Viridian Capital Advisors provides the latest data on cannabis investment activity and M&A, along with key takeaways, analysis and trends based on recent market moves. The data below, provided by Viridian Capital Advisors, is through the week ended Jan. 11. Key takeaways among […]

Key Colorado House panel advances bill that would spur state’s marijuana capital investment

A key Colorado House panel on Monday unanimously advanced a bill that would open up the state’s $1.5 billion-a-year recreational and medical marijuana industry to new sources of public and private capital. The House Finance Committee sent the measure to the House Appropriations Committee. “The lack of investment opportunity is the single-biggest burden we have,” […]