User Posts: Rita Ferreira

On April 20th, a significant system outage from Dutchie's POS disrupted sales during the cannabis industry’s most critical sales day, leading to widespread ...

From the sophisticated mechanisms that lured investors to the international legal efforts aimed at justice and reform, this article examines the profound ...

Xzibit transforms his flair for entertainment into a sophisticated cannabis experience with the opening of his luxury marijuana dispensary in Bel Air, ...

Uber Eats has unveiled its rankings of the 'dopest' cities for cannabis enthusiasts in Ontario and British Columbia, highlighting the burgeoning role of ...

Cannabis is still classified as a Schedule I drug under federal law, leading to strict enforcement by agencies like CBP and resulting in a contradictory legal ...

International drug treaties like the 1961 Single Convention provide a regulatory framework but allow national discretion based on new science and public health ...

Amidst past fluctuations, the U.S. hemp industry is undergoing a significant revitalization, marked by increased acreage, rising prices, and substantial ...

As financial hurdles mount, Indiva Limited, renowned for its marijuana edibles in Canada, engages a financial advisor to navigate potential strategic avenues ...

As the Canadian adult-use cannabis market faces a wave of insolvencies, Heritage Cannabis joins the list of producers seeking refuge under creditor protection, ...

In a significant shift at the helm, Nancy Whiteman, co-founder of Wana Brands, will step down as CEO in May to pursue philanthropic efforts, with Joe Hodas set ...

In a landmark move for the Controlled Environment Agriculture sector, Nature’s Miracle Holding Inc. announces its acquisition of Agrify Corporation, combining ...

Following nine months of intense negotiations, cannabis delivery drivers and depot staff at Eaze have reached a tentative labor agreement, marking a ...

In a decisive move fueled by shareholder approval, Canada's Canopy Growth Corp. charts new territory in the lucrative U.S. cannabis industry through its ...

Chicago Atlantic is investing $20 million in Nova Farms to support its expansion across the Northeast and enhance access to safe, high-quality cannabis ...

Smoakland has acquired Sublime in an all-cash equity deal, expanding its manufacturing and distribution capabilities and positioning itself for growth in new ...

Goodness Growth has partnered with Ace Ventures, launching the collaboration with a $2.5 million loan to VireoNY and planning further investment and managerial ...

Leading cannabis companies, including Trulieve and Ayr Wellness, are driving a campaign to transition Florida's $2 billion medical marijuana market to include ...

GreenBe Pharma has obtained EU-GMP certification for its Elvas site, enhancing its capacity to produce pharmaceutical-grade cannabis flowers, and is set to ...

The Artemis Tenacious Group, led by key figures from both founding companies, aims to manage over $400 million in assets, focusing on aligning incentives and ...

The Northern Leaf and Voyager Life merger collapse due to capital constraints contrasts sharply with Curaleaf's ambitious move towards a secondary listing on ...

WM Technology failed to meet the deadline for its annual 10-K report, resulting in a Nasdaq non-compliance notice, and is now on a 60-day deadline to submit a ...

In 2023, the Canadian cannabis industry saw a significant rise in business license cancellations, with 123 out of 212 since legalization, and nearly half of ...

Despite economic benefits like significant potential tax revenues, North Carolina's path to legalizing recreational cannabis remains hindered by cautious ...

Japan's CBD market, currently featuring over 150 companies under zero THC regulations and limited to non-psychoactive products, is poised for diversification ...

Mexico's new cannabis regulations allow pharmaceutical companies to conduct medical research and develop prescription drug formulations while prohibiting ...

In Epuyén, Argentina, Leonardo Gallardón of Biocann is spearheading the fusion of medicinal cannabis cultivation with ecotourism, focusing on local genetic ...

PharmaCielo is set to expand its presence in Asian cannabis markets through a strategic acquisition, leveraging its extensive product quality, proprietary ...

FDA Commissioner Robert Califf recently urged the DEA to expedite the rescheduling of cannabis from Schedule I to Schedule III, refuting claims of intentional ...

Issue 2, Ohio's voter-approved adult-use cannabis legalization measure, is on track for implementation with only minor modifications expected despite ongoing ...

Tilray has lowered its fiscal 2024 EBITDA forecast from $68-$78 million to $60-$63 million following a Q3 net loss of $105 million, despite a 30% increase in ...

The AGCO investigation into Cannabis Xpress, initiated by allegations of inducement activities, revealed that the company's Data Services Program and other ...

The U.S. marijuana industry saw a 5% job growth, adding over 440,000 positions, with significant expansions in Michigan and Missouri, but declines in ...

A California man with a long history of financial scams since 1988 has pleaded guilty to two counts of wire fraud in a hemp business case, defrauding investors ...

Jim Rowader discussed with the Star-Tribune the disproportionate targeting of Black and Brown communities for cannabis-related crimes in the U.S., advocating ...

Hawaii's anticipated legalization of adult-use cannabis was unexpectedly halted by House Finance Chair Kyle Yamashita, citing the unknown financial impact on ...

Mr. Sze, who previously resigned as CEO of Decibel in 2020 due to family health concerns, is confidently reappointed, with expectations of a smooth transition ...

Publicly traded marijuana MSOs struggle in a dynamic and evolving cannabis market, facing slow federal regulatory changes, high costs, and competition, but ...

Montana's Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, backed by the Cannabis Control Division, aims to ensure public health and safety by providing safe access to ...

The program provides a broad education on the cannabis industry, from basic plant knowledge to advanced product design and formulation, ensuring practical ...

Florida's Amendment 3, backed by Trulieve Cannabis with a $40 million contribution, will go to a November vote where, if passed with at least 60% approval, ...

John Sinclair, a celebrated poet, music producer, and marijuana activist known for inspiring a John Lennon song and a 1971 concert featuring notable artists, ...

Thailand is poised to adopt a bill for strict medical marijuana regulation, influenced by Public Health Minister Cholnan Srikaew and Bhumjaithai Party leader ...

Washington D.C. is marking a major shift in its cannabis industry, with the first I-71 cannabis gifting stores transitioning into legal medical dispensaries, a ...

The DEA plans a June 10 meeting to consider classifying psychedelics DOI and DOC as Schedule I drugs, facing significant opposition from Panacea Plant Sciences ...

Missouri proposes an 11-member task force from diverse sectors to address the growing concern of cannabis advertising's influence on youth and pregnant women ...

California has awarded $12 million in cannabis equity grants to ten cities and counties, including Oakland and San Jose, to support programs aiding communities ...

Decibel Cannabis Co. sells its Prairie Records stores to Fika's Fire & Flower Inc., shifting its focus to branded products amid intensifying competition in ...

Canada's legal adult-use cannabis sales saw an 11.5% decrease from December to January, with notable drops in provinces like Ontario, despite an overall annual ...

Since January 2023, Health Canada's review of cannabis product classifications has underscored industry uncertainty and the need for more precise guidelines to ...

The study, the most comprehensive genomic diversity analysis on the Psilocybe genus, reveals an ancient split 57 million years ago and suggests wood ...

Canadian cannabis producer Rubicon Organics reported a CA$1.1 million loss in 2023 but saw a 13% increase in annual revenue and a significant rise in adjusted ...

Ontario anticipates a record CA$379 million in cannabis revenue for 2024-2025, surpassing alcohol taxes and allocating CA$31 million to combat illegal online ...

CBD Oracle's review of 56 hemp products from Amazon revealed significant irregularities, including 30% with undeclared CBD, 36% lacking any hemp, the presence ...

In 2023, Glass House Brands reported substantial financial growth with a 35% increase in Q4 revenue and record-breaking profits, mainly driven by its booming ...

Minnesota's cannabis sector shows progress with its recent legislative developments yet faces the challenge of balancing sustainable market growth and ...

The Department of Cannabis Control has issued a voluntary recall of Blem 3.5 Gram Unruly OG Cannabis Flower for mislabeling THC levels.

The successful legalization of marijuana in several states has led to increased retail sales, a significant drop in arrests, and debunked myths about its ...

Organigram Holdings has invested $2 million in Open Book Extracts as part of its expansion strategy into new markets, financed by BAT's contribution to their ...

Body and Mind Inc., a leading multi-state cannabis operator, has reported steady financial growth for Q2 FY2024 and announced decisive plans to divest its ...

The 18th Spannabis Champions Cup featured intense competitions among top seed banks, grow shops, and clubs, with a mix of amateur and VIP judges, culminating ...

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has secured a $1.5 million DOE grant for a three-year project to create a hemp-based insulation system, aiming to boost ...

Flora Growth Corp. and Althea Group Holdings Limited's distribution agreement introduces Vessel's premium vaping products to the UK, promising market growth ...

Hempacco Co., Inc. has successfully maintained a closing bid price of $1.00 or more per share over ten trading days, meeting Nasdaq's minimum bid price ...

In 2023, Arizona's cannabis industry soared to $1.43 billion, with adult-use sales at $1.1 billion overtaking medical cannabis, which declined to under a third ...

The recent U.S. Bankruptcy Panel ruling denies bankruptcy protection to a cannabis industry employee, highlighting the legal uncertainties and potential ...

San Francisco's annual 4/20 festival at Hippie Hill was canceled this year due to limited sponsorship from the struggling cannabis industry and staffing issues ...

Since entering the Florida market in 2022, Sunburn Cannabis has rapidly ascended to become one of the top 5 medical cannabis operators in the state, with CEO ...

Aaron Miles' expertise has been crucial in elevating Verano's value to $2.1 billion and preparing it for future growth, demonstrating strong market performance ...

Canopy Growth Corporation's stock has risen partly due to cannabis decriminalization support, yet experts rate it average amid financial health concerns and ...

Jefferies updated their outlook on Cronos Group, raising the stock price target to C$3.23 but maintaining a "Hold" rating due to current profit concerns and ...

The recall is due to Aspergillus terreus contamination in the cannabis product, posing severe health risks like lung infections and potentially fatal ...

The Subversive Cannabis ETF's closure, advised by Tidal Investments and Subversive Capital Advisor and decided by its board of trustees, raises important ...

Germany will legalize marijuana in April, following the Bundesrat's decision to proceed without delay, backed by Health Minister Karl Lauterbach's protocol ...

The University of Wisconsin-developed hemp strain Badger G, genetically modified to enhance CBG levels while eliminating THC and CBD, has been exempted from ...

The New York-based cannabis company recently secured a significant financial boost by completing a $19.5 million private placement and restructuring its debt, ...

Hulu's new six-episode, mature-rated series delves into the cannabis retail sector, highlighting its growth and challenges in an era where marijuana use is ...

Cannabis Europa, focusing on innovation and regulatory trends in the cannabis sector, collaborates with Curaleaf International as a headline partner, ...

New Jersey's cannabis sector is booming with significant sales increases and market growth, with projections to reach $1 billion in sales by 2024 following the ...

Vice President Harris' support for marijuana legalization signals a potential shift in federal policy and provides significant encouragement to activists ...

Curaleaf's acquisition of NGC and access to high-quality GMP supply from Portugal positions the company to effectively meet increasing demand in Germany and ...

Browsing All Comments By: Rita Ferreira
    The Marijuana Index
    The Marijuana Index
    Logo