medical marijuana

Women Grow & Columbia Care Join Forces to Offer More Women Careers in Cannabis

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The Women Grow 2019 Leadership Summit (WGLS) on June 7-8, 2019  in Washington, D.C., will offer women more opportunities to get involved in the cannabis industry.  In an effort to recruit more women into the growing cannabis workforce Women Grow, the largest professional network that connects, educates, and empowers female leaders in the cannabis industry […]

Medicinal Marijuana Will Be Legalized In The UK

Medicinal cannabis is to be legalized in the UK following an announcement from Home Secretary Sajid Javid today (July 26). Specialist doctors in the UK will be able to legally prescribe cannabis-dervived medical products by the autumn. Other forms of cannabis still remain illegal. The announcement follows a government review into the use of medicinal […]

Louisiana’s Southern University Will Be First HBCU To Research Medical Marijuana

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A historically Black university in Louisiana is trying to make its mark in the medical marijuana industry. Southern University and Agricultural and Medicinal College in Baton Rouge will launch a medical marijuana program after a contract with Advanced Biomedics, a Louisiana-based company specializing in pharmaceutical-grade marijuana products, was approved on Friday (May 25). The move […]

Former NFL Player Ricky Williams Launches Medical Marijuana Line

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Ricky Williams use to give up a large chunk of his money to the NFL over his love weed. Today, he’s turning one of his life’s passions into a start-up business & getting in on the “green rush” taking over parts of the country. Today marks an important day in my career with the launch of […]

As 4/20 Approaches, Are Black Entrepreneurs Blocked Out Of The Legal Weed Boom?

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As the march to legalize weed across the country continues, in the states where marijuana is legal there has been a noticeable trend that seems to have taken hold: Black entrepreneurs being blocked out of the marijuana business where millions are being made. States like Colorado and California are ground zero for the industry, but […]

First Medical Marijuana Dispensaries To Open In New York This Week

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18 Months ago, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act, which would allow health officials to have a new certification process for patients who are seriously ill and and in need of medical marijuana. Last fall, Gov. Cuomo revealed that the first dispensary in the state would be opened in January […]

Eaze Weed Delivery Service Lands Investment From Snoop Dogg’s Firm

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Snoop Lion’s firm has invested in the “Uber for Weed” company Eaze Eaze, an on-demand marijuana delivery service nicknamed the “Uber for Weed”, has raised $10 million thanks to their first round of investors. The San Francisco startup, founded by early Yammer employee Keith McCarty, raised $1.5 million in seed funding in November 2014. It […]