2018

Except for the occasional puff in high school, I have never been an enthusiastic pot smoker. It just wasn’t my thing—and we probably scored inferior stuff back then. But with the legalization of recreational marijuana in Las Vegas last year, all the edibles, vapes, oils, and other alternatives to your basic joint intrigued me. So […]

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kaya Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: KAYS) announced today that it is postponing its annual shareholder webinar and conference call, originally scheduled for Tuesday, December 18, 2018, until after the New Year to allow for the completion of negotiations for potential further expansion of the Company’s current cultivation […]

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You may have noticed that cannabidiol, or CBD for short, has quickly become a booming industry. According to Hemp Business Journal, the market is poised to hit $1.9 billion by 2022, a 400 percent increase from 2017. With research suggesting that the extract, a nonpsychoactive component of cannabis and hemp, can reduce pain, inflammation, and […]

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Marihuana Reconsidered (1971) by Dr. Lester Grinspoon Dr. Lester Grinspoon didn’t set out to write a book that would change the world’s misguided view of marijuana. In fact, he originally started researching the subject in hopes of convincing his best friend—famed astronomer Carl Sagan—to stop getting high all the time. But after a fateful weekend […]

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Northsight Capital (OTCMKTS:NCAP) and MDC Partners (NASDAQ:MDCA) are both consumer cyclical companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership. Profitability This table compares Northsight Capital and MDC Partners’ net margins, return on equity and […]

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Washington state regulators ordered local edibles makers to cease production of cannabis-infused gummies and hard candies, warning they might appeal to children. The unexpected decision dealt a major blow to the state’s infused-product businesses. Companies were “completely blindsided,” said Oliver Stannard, director of business development for Washington’s Green Labs, the maker of Swifts Edibles, a […]

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WORCESTER — Less than a month after the debut of legal marijuana sales in Massachusetts, thousands of consumers from around New England descended on this city Saturday for the second annual Harvest Cup — an industry convention, product competition, and celebration of cannabis culture. The large, diverse crowd roamed the floor of the DCU Center, […]

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Debate on whether recreational use of marijuana should become legal in Illinois is shifting from candidates’ opinions to evidence of benefit and harm. The advice several medical organizations and doctors are giving state officials is to say “no” to a legislative push that would make Illinois the 11th state with expansive laws allowing legalized recreational […]

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