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Florida"s medical marijuana industry booms despite regulations

Medical marijuana providers in Jacksonville fight regulation as demand for the product goes sky high.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2018

Chewing gum heir sinks money into Florida medical marijuana

The Wrigley fortune was built on its domination of the chewing gum market, but an heir to the confectionery dynasty is investing millions in an industry that not so long ago had a far less wholesome reputation. In a transaction some construe as th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2018

High-end marijuana retailer MedMen just spent $682 million on the largest US cannabis acquisition in history

Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider MedMen, one of the booming cannabis industry's most recognizable brands, acquired medical marijuana retailer PharmaCann in a $682 .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 11th, 2018

Florida medical cannabis producer seeing "huge transition" from opioids to marijuana treatment: CEO

Jim Cramer sits down with Trulieve CEO Kim Rivers to see how Florida's largest fully licensed medical marijuana company is faring amid the cannabis craze......»»

Category: topSource: madmoneyOct 8th, 2018

Judge sides with Redner, chastises Florida officials over medical marijuana licenses

In a harshly worded order scolding state officials for treating the Constitution “like a recommendation,” a Tallahassee judge Friday gave the Department of Health two weeks to begin registering new medical-marijuana operators or risk being found.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 6th, 2018

Columbus company"s LED grow lights tested on medical marijuana, Ohio State strawberries

Columbus-based SpecGrade LED seeks to capitalize on both a coming boom in indoor horticulture for food production and the cannabis industry's need to cut expenses as the plant's commodity price drops......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 18th, 2018

Legal battles mount over marijuana licenses in Florida

As the values of medical-marijuana operations skyrocket, wrangling over Florida’s limited number of pot licenses continues to escalate. Five wannabe operators who got shut out of the state’s first round of medical-marijuana licenses three years ag.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2018

Mexico"s former president says legalized marijuana is a paradigm shift, but greed could take the industry down a dangerous path

AP Photo/Mario Armas Former Mexican President Vicente Fox recently joined the board of Khiron Life Sciences Corp, a Canadian medical cannabis company with operations in Colombia. Fox said it's incumben.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 7th, 2018

Medical marijuana update: Where each piece of the industry stands as Ohio tries to catch up

Ohio’s first state-sanctioned marijuana seeds were planted in June and could be harvested as early as October – but there’s nowhere to sell them yet. In fact, production isn’t expected to meet patient demand until a few months into next year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 31st, 2018

How Can I Get a Job in the Cannabis Industry?

An estimated 340,000 cannabis jobs will need to be filled nationwide by 2020. With medical marijuana now legal in well over half of the U.S. and recreational marijuana use allowed in nine states .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 30th, 2018

After a Florida Democrat said she’d take donations from the marijuana industry, Wells Fargo closed her bank account

Democratic candidate for Florida Agricultural Commissioner Nikki Fried said her campaign had been “kicked out of a bank for voicing support of a law that is literally codified in the Florida constitution.”.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 20th, 2018

After a Florida Democrat said she’d take donations from the marijuana industry, Wells Fargo closed her bank account

Democratic candidate for Florida Agricultural Commissioner Nikki Fried said her campaign had been “kicked out of a bank for voicing support of a law that is literally codified in the Florida constitution.”.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 20th, 2018

Medical Marijuana Leaders Discuss Industry"s Future At Cannabis Capital Conference

Industry leaders including Liberty Health Sciences, Tidal Royalty, Organigram and Mjardin discussed the future of medical marijuana Friday at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 17th, 2018

Marijuana News Today: Is Medical Marijuana the New Pharma Industry?

Marijuana News Today The marijuana news today puts the medical marijuana industry in a whole new light as the first ever U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved cannabis p.....»»

Category: analysisSource: profitconfidentialAug 15th, 2018

Florida ruling rejects limits on medical marijuana businesses

In a ruling that could have a revolutionary impact if it stands, a Tallahassee judge has found a law limiting the number of medical marijuana operators in Florida runs afoul of a constitutional amendment approved by voters two years ago. The cap on.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2018

The billionaire heir to a chewing gum fortune is making a huge bet on marijuana

REUTERS/Chris Wattie William Wrigley Jr. II led a $65 million round into Surterra, a Florida medical marijuana company, through his private investment firm. He's also taking a seat on.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 6th, 2018

8 more marijuana dispensaries get licensed as sales statewide climb

Eight new medical cannabis dispensaries have been cleared to open, as the industry continues to take shape in Maryland and sales hit nearly $9 million in June. The new approvals bring the state's total to 65 operational marijuana dispensaries, i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 3rd, 2018

The Crazy Story Behind Why California Just Banned Soda Taxes

The beverage industry arm twisted its way into a stunning political victory. California has a prominent history as a public health provocateur. The state legalized medical marijuana all the way back in 1996, has pursue.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 29th, 2018

Smokable medical marijuana issue on hold in Florida court

In a widely expected move, an appellate court Monday refused to lift a stay on a Tallahassee judge’s ruling that would allow patients to smoke medical marijuana if their doctors approve it. The 1st District Court of Appeal’s decision means that.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 19th, 2018

Industry roundtable: Medical Research

Can regulations keep up with technology in health care? What role does big data play? What resources do you wish we had in the Capital Region to attract talent? Law firm Hodgson Russ and the Albany Business Review hosted a discussion to answer the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 15th, 2018

Florida faces new challenge on marijuana licenses

A Tampa-based orchid grower is challenging a rule proposed by state health officials, arguing the proposal fails to properly carry out a law giving preference for up to two highly sought-after medical marijuana licenses to applicants who own facilitie.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2018