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With medical marijuana legal in a growing number of states, many businesses in the cannabis industry, particularly dispensaries, continue to wrestle with the question of whether they are subject to the Health Insurance and Portability and Accountability Act’s (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rule requirements. The bad news is that the answer is: It depends. The good news is […]

For a company chasing a multi billion-dollar global industry, Aurora Cannabis (ACB) continues to spin wheels with decisions and statements that make me nervous. The company is still burning substantial cash and needs a big June quarter to get out of the hole. The oncoming supply flood remains problematic despite the claims of management, so […]

Aurora Cannabis (ACB – Free Report) , Tilray (TLRY – Free Report) , and Canopy Growth Company (CGC – Free Report) are a few of the hyped up marijuana stocks we saw hit the markets in 2018. The “Cannabis Craze” had everyone and their brother buying up marijuana stocks. These cannabis stocks didn’t have enough […]

Grow Ohio is now selling its Butterfly Effect THC-infused gummies at Ohio medical marijuana dispensaries. (Photo: Chris Crook/Times Recorder, Chris Crook/Times Recorder) Limited quantities of marijuana-infused gummy candy hit Ohio medical marijuana dispensary shelves late last week. The initial price for Ohio’s first legal edible is steep: $80 for 11 gummies. Each candy contains 10 mg of THC. […]

Starting Monday, Quebec’s retail cannabis shops will be open all week. The Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) had to close its outlets Mondays to Wednesdays soon after pot was legalized in Canada last October, as it struggled to keep up with demand. In February, the shops reopened on Wednesdays but remained closed two days a week. Now, the provincial corporation says that […]

Cannabidiol is of particular interest in the medical community today, with many studies showing its efficacy in the treatment of epilepsy. A broad spectrum of pre-clinical research in other fields further suggests that CBD has therapeutic potential for many other conditions and health complaints. ImageCredit:Shutterstock/RoxanaGonzalez As public and medical interest in the compound increases, so […]

Plant-based beverage maker Zola was acquired last week from investment group KarpReilly by California-based cannabis company Caliva for an undisclosed sum, the company announced today. The acquisition will help Caliva to broaden its vertically-integrated cannabis business — which produces flower, vape, and oil products — into beverage through its access to Zola’s research and development […]

GW Pharmaceuticals Plc (OTCMKTS:GWPRF) clocked weekly gains of 10% on reporting impressive results and on the news of Epidiolex, a famed drug. It beat the analysts’ expectations and posted better than expected results in the latest quarter. Impressive sales of Epidiolex GW Pharmaceuticals posted impressive sales of Epidiolex, a cannabis derived drug. The FDA approved […]

The Rolling Thunder®, Inc. Flame of Freedom will also be transported via motorcycle escort by Rolling Thunder®, Inc. Mississippi Chapter 1, starting with a ceremony in Wake Forest, NC on May 19th and other locations noted on their website, arriving in Washington, D.C. May 24, 2019.  The Flame will be used at the Candlelight Vigil to lead […]