Tag: Cannabis

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Cannabis company Helius Therapeutics removes billboards after complaints

Cannabis company Helius Therapeutics removes billboards after complaints

One of the billboards which caused the trouble. Helius Therapeutics maintained cannabis was a medicine, but the Advertising Standards Authority disagreed. Billboards promoting cannabis as a medicine has been found in breach of advertising standards. The Advertising Standards Authority made the decision after several complaints about the billboard campaign in December, but it took no action because the advertiser, Helius Therapeutics,...

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Legalization & Business of the $140 Billion Miracle Plant

Legalization & Business of the $140 Billion Miracle Plant

2019 Best year for Cannabis, Cannabis has been ‘Demonized’, Miraculous Results of Marijuana and more inCity Magazine’s Publisher, Christopher Thomas, sits with Steven Hawkins, Executive Director for Marijuana Policy Project discussing: War on Drugs, Fear of Marijuana, Tax Revenue, 2019 Being BEST Year of Cannabis, NFL and Cannabis, Marijuana Miraculous Results, Cannabis Entrepreneurship, Global Industry...

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Beer vs. Marijuana: The Battle Royale of Partying

Beer vs. Marijuana: The Battle Royale of Partying

Pick your poison, America. The typical American Friday or Saturday night usually involves a drink or two—be it a glass of Chardonnay or a can of Rainier. Drinking is a popular way to relax, to unwind, and to otherwise grease the social wheels. Though not everyone drinks regularly, seven in ten Americans say they’ve had...

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Seniors Are the Cannabis Market Few Companies Are Targeting

Seniors Are the Cannabis Market Few Companies Are Targeting

The cannabis industry’s fixation on millennials risks overlooking older consumers who have more money to spend and more health issues to address. When it comes to the booming cannabis industry, it seems every company is focused on the millennials – and rightfully so. They, along with the upcoming Gen Zers, are the generation more likely...

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Business Is Booming for Product You Don’t Inhale

Business Is Booming for Product You Don’t Inhale

Lots of people were consuming marijuana long before it was legal to do so. But aside from the occasional pot brownie, that consumption nearly always meant inhaling smoke, whether from a joint, a pipe, or a bong. Now legalization has unleashed entrepreneurial innovation resulting in countless new products catering to marijuana consumers and, more importantly for...

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Sunniva Announces First Cannabis Product Sales in California

Sunniva Announces First Cannabis Product Sales in California

Sunniva, a North American provider of cannabis products and services, announced it has secured more than $2.4 million in future sales of Sunniva branded cannabis products through one of the Company’s existing retail relationships to be completed in the first four months of 2019. This marks Sunniva’s first cannabis product sales in the state of...

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“Canna-curious” Coined Word Of The Year

“Canna-curious” Coined Word Of The Year

As cannabis becomes legal in more places, North Americans are doing their homework 2018 opened the door for people interested in modern cannabis culture, aka the “canna-curious”.  During the year, an overwhelming number of people researched cannabis legality and consumption, making canna-curious the 2018 word of the year.  Canna-curious is a new term coined to...

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FDA regulation of products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds

FDA regulation of products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 was signed into law. Among other things, this new law changes certain federal authorities relating to the production and marketing of hemp, defined as cannabis (Cannabis sativa L.), and derivatives of cannabis with extremely low (less than 0.3 percent on a dry weight basis) concentrations of the psychoactive compound...

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Tilray and Budweiser partner to research Cannabis drinks

Tilray and Budweiser partner to research Cannabis drinks

Tilray and Anheuser-Busch to spend up to $50 million apiece on joint venture, Tilray CEO says company was not interested in direct investment Marijuana producer Tilray Inc. announced Wednesday that it has signed a research partnership with Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch InBev SA, as the Canadian cannabis industry continues to strike deals with legacy industries. The...