Tennessee Medical Cannabis Business & Marijuana Legal News

Cannabis industry insiders brace for potential fallout as health officials report new vaping deaths, issue warnings

U.S. health officials were once again cautioning the public to refrain from using vaping products as related respiratory illnesses and even deaths continued to be disclosed last week. As of Friday, officials linked at least five fatalities to e-cigarettes and electronic marijuana vaping devices. The outbreak has some in the cannabis industry expecting at least a […]

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Tennessee treasurer orders state pension fund to sell marijuana investment

Tennessee’s treasurer has ordered the state’s pension fund manager to sell stock in a marijuana company after learning about the investment. Treasurer David Lillard said he was unaware of the investment until he was contacted by the Chicago Sun-Times. The newspaper reported that more than a dozen public pension funds invested in marijuana through a California-based […]

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American public pension funds invest in cannabis through California-based REIT

More than a dozen public pension funds are investing in marijuana through a California real estate investment trust (REIT), a sign that institutional investors wielding billions of dollars in state funds are comfortable pumping money into the cannabis industry. The public pension funds for government employees represent a broad range of states – from California, […]

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