The question of use by women who are expecting heats up.
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A study suggests that cannabis use during pregnancy affects brain development. More Colorado newborns are testing positive for THC.
Thirty-three were hospitalized in Brooklyn, for suspected synthetic cannabis (“K2”) overdoses in the area around a subway stop.
The National Institutes of Health sent out a request for information about varieties of marijuana and their possible research value.
Check out this chart which illustrates last week’s remarkable finding that drug prescriptions are falling in MED states.
Project CBD published a CBD Users Manual. It’s one of the better ones I’ve seen.
Cannabis allergies are climbing.
The big move by Scotts Miracle-Grow into cannabis is dividing the industry.
Buzzfeed makes the case that Facebook and Google’s cannabis policy enforcement is a mess.
The U.K.’s GW Pharmaceuticals which has seen its stock soar on data from its cannabis-based drug Epidiolex, plans to raise $252 million on the Nasdaq exchange with Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Merrill Lynch shepherding the deal.
Business attorney Hilary Bricken lays out six weed scams for investors and others to watch out for.
Compliance at Millennium Bank, a community bank in Des Plaines, Ill. is reportedly under scrutiny from state and federal authorities for working with marijuana companies.
Whitney Hobbs, a founder of Oregon distributor Highly Distributed, has sued CEO Christopher Mallott for sexual harassment that led to her departure from the company. She says he groped and smelled her. The company declined to comment but an employee refuted Hobbs’ claims.
Cannabis sales continue to climb in Colorado and support the state’s economy. See here for more.
A glimpse of the future? A group of Colorado’s largest craft breweries, led a break-up of the Colorado Brewers Guild to form a new group called Craft Beer Colorado. The split follows an overhaul of state alcohol laws.
Analyst Alan Brochstein writes that Canada’s pot policies make more sense than America’s.
Former NORML head Allen St. Pierre joined a publicly-traded consultancy called Freedom Leaf.