July 2019

When you say hibiscus, most gardeners picture the showy tropical flowering plant that graces many landscapes and patios throughout Arkansas. The flowers come in a wide range of colors and the plants bloom nonstop all summer long. Yet, the tropical hibiscus, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, isn’t the only hibiscus we can grow in Arkansas. Hibiscus plants are […]

What happened: Health Canada has revoked the production and dealer’s licences at Vancouver-based cannabis producer Agrima Botanicals Corp., a subsidiary of Ascent Industries Corp. (CSE:ASNT). Why this matters: This is the first time that the federal cannabis regulator has taken that step with any licensed producer. The revocation of the licences comes a week after […]

It’s no secret by now that marijuana is one of the fastest-growing industries on the planet. With Canada legalizing recreational cannabis in October and two-thirds of U.S. states giving the green light to medical marijuana, sales for legal pot are really beginning to take off. But what you may not realize is that there’s a […]

Moe Greens – San Francisco, CA Moe Greens evokes a classic San Francisco vibe circa the late 1950s or early 1960s. When I step to the door, vintage Terrazzo floors emblazoned with the store’s namesake invite me in with a warm welcome. Sputnik-fashion light fixtures illuminate gold and green rooms within the store’s interior. Moe […]

Healthcare stocks haven’t quite outperformed the broader markets this year, per usual, but they have performed admirably given all of the political headwinds facing the sector as a whole. The sector’s resilience during this politically turbulent period stems from several favorable tailwinds, such as a bevy of deal-making, the advent of new therapies/diagnostics, and of […]

A Long Island entrepreneur is adding THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, to Space Food Sticks, a 1970s-era energy bar that he revived. The psychoactive version of the snack initially will be sold in licensed cannabis dispensaries in California, said Eric Lefcowitz, whose Port Washington-based Retrofuture Products LLC is partnering on the project with Los Angeles-based […]

Vancouver native, self-taught chef and MasterChef Canada contestant Travis Petersen is getting creative in the kitchen, and that creativity includes cannabis-infused recipes. The Nomad Cook estimates he has cooked for 2,000-plus people in just the last year. But The GrowthOp readers now have access to some of his favourite recipes. NOMAD CHIMICHURRI iStock / Getty […]

More and more people are cooking with cannabis due to the benefits it provides. Research has shown the positive outcomes that cannabis can provide and with this, people are wanting to experiment.  Apart from smoking cannabis, an effective and tasty way to consume the plant is to cook with it. For hundreds of years, people […]

Whether you realize it or not, this is going to be a big year for the North American cannabis industry. Sure, history was made in 2018 with Canada launching recreational cannabis sales in licensed dispensaries, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approving the very first cannabis-derived drug. But history is expected to be […]

Marijuana stocks’ sky-high valuations have been coming back to earth in 2019 on worry that Canada’s legal, adult-use market sales are stalling and fervor over growing legalization in the United States is overdone. The tumble in marijuana market caps, however, could offer growth investors a second-chance opportunity to pick up pot stocks at bargain prices. […]