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Leaked internal document sparks questions over CA cannabis growers group’s finances, management

A three-page document appearing to be an end-of-the-year 2018 status report from the California Growers Association (CGA) was posted Monday morning on popular Facebook page “California – City & County Regulation Watch.” At face value, the report was inflammatory and suggested the marijuana growers’ organization was possibly in dire straits. The document included allegations that former […]

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Cannabis Women to Watch in 2019

The 22 women selected for Marijuana Business Magazine’s list of Women to Watch in 2019 have crafted companies from the ground up, forged new woman-focused alliances and upended traditional business models as they’ve paved the way in this rapidly evolving cannabis industry.

But these women are alike in another way: In this new year, they are embarking on major undertakings as leaders in a nascent industry that, like the rest of corporate America, is dominated by men in the top jobs.

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Chart: US-affiliated medical cannabis firms led fundraising on Canadian Securities Exchange in 2018

U.S.-affiliated medical cannabis companies dominated Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) fundraising in 2018, raising nearly $2 billion through 50 equity-related deals. As of December 2018, 47% of the 124 cannabis-related companies trading on the CSE were based in the United States or had U.S. assets or interests. Cannabis-related companies in the life sciences sector – which […]

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2019 could be a big year for marijuana reform in Congress

The U.S. Congress always has been slow to act, but that’s been especially true for marijuana reform, which has been a stigmatized issue for decades.

As a result, cannabis companies have been waiting and hoping for years that Congress will take action to guarantee banking access to law-abiding marijuana businesses and ease the excessive tax burden from 280E.

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If these Northeast states legalize adult-use marijuana, they could generate billions of dollars in sales

The legalization of recreational marijuana appears poised to sweep across the Northeast, which could result in billions of dollars of business opportunities over the next few years in a densely populated region of the nation. “Now that there’s (retail marijuana) stores in Massachusetts, we are really starting to see the dominoes fall,” said Matt Schweich, […]

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