By Omar Sacirbey, John Schroyer and Bart Schaneman

Adult-use legislation takes a hit in Rhode Island, California Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal for cannabis regulation faces opposition, and a marijuana-related firm sets up shop in China.

Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the marijuana industry over the past week.

John Schroyer  |
April 21, 2017

By John Schroyer

Colorado State Bank Commissioner Chris Myklebust flew to Washington DC in March to meet with a group of state bank regulators.

He also met with U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, a Colorado Republican, and a staffer for U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter, a Colorado Democrat. He brought up cannabis banking, and was encouraged.

John Schroyer  |
April 20, 2017

Detroit’s medical marijuana market in upheaval after new rules

John Schroyer  | April 19, 2017

By John Schroyer

A little over a year ago, Detroit enacted a new restrictive set of zoning ordinances designed to legitimize some medical marijuana dispensaries and to close dozens of others.

Today, according to the city, just three "caregiver centers" are licensed and 59 are in the approval process.

John Schroyer  |
April 19, 2017

Chart: 4/20 holiday gives cannabis companies big bump

Eli McVey  | April 17, 2017

By Eli McVey

April 20 – the marijuana holiday colloquially referred to as “4/20”– has traditionally marked the largest single day for retail cannabis sales all year, and 2017 looks to be no exception.

Eli McVey  |
April 17, 2017

Week in Review: 4 takeaways from Canada’s recreational marijuana plan

Omar Sacirbey  | April 14, 2017

By Omar Sacirbey

The biggest marijuana business development this week – and quite possibly this year – originated north of the border.

On Thursday, the Canadian government introduced landmark legislation to legalize recreational marijuana, giving entrepreneurs worldwide a look at how the country could regulate the first adult-use cannabis market in a G-7 nation.

Omar Sacirbey  |
April 14, 2017

Cannabis investment climate warming, but big investors not writing checks

Omar Sacirbey  | April 13, 2017

By Omar Sacirbey

Investor interest in cannabis businesses is growing since the 2016 election, a development that ultimately could lead to more dollars flowing to cash-squeezed marijuana companies.

The growing interest comes after seven states legalized medical or recreational marijuana last November, providing more opportunities for investors.

Omar Sacirbey  |
April 13, 2017