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Jun 24, 2020, 08:30 ET Cannabis Sales Surge During Lock Down

COVID-19 devastated the economy but created a surge in cannabis sales, bolstering long-term trends. As the pandemic wreaked havoc on the U.S. and...


Jun 22, 2020, 08:30 ET COVID Spikes a Tsunami of Cannabis Sales

COVID-19 has devastated most businesses but created a surge in cannabis sales—a trend that's likely to continue. Strange bedfellows, COVID-19 and...


Oct 08, 2019, 08:30 ET Californian Cannabis Industry Blazes Trail of Growth for US

California continues to be the leading center for the U.S. cannabis industry, with huge growth already taking place and plenty of potential for more. ...


Sep 11, 2019, 08:30 ET Hemp Set to Overtake Tobacco in Kentucky Amid Boom for Growers, Suppliers

Hemp may be taking the first steps to overtake tobacco as a leading industry in Kentucky. Sugarmade Inc. (OTCQB:SGMD) (SGMD Profile) is among the...


Sep 11, 2019, 08:30 ET Technological Innovation Pushes Bounds of Edible Cannabis Market

A desire to move away from smoking may be fueling growth in the edible cannabis products. Sproutly Canada Inc. (OTCQB: SRUTF) (CSE: SPR) (FSE: 38G)...


Aug 28, 2019, 08:30 ET Passage of California Assembly Bill Expected to Spur More Growth in the Hemp, CBD Markets

With a powerhouse economy worth more than $3 trillion, California's economy ranks as the fifth largest in the world. Current legislation is expected...


Aug 22, 2019, 08:30 ET Hemp Industry Benefiting From U.S.-Chinese Trade War

While the huge increase in U.S. consumer demand from hemp extracts and hemp product is largely credited as the reason for the boom in the number of...


Jul 30, 2019, 08:30 ET Political Backing, Investor Interest Fuel Kentucky Hemp Boom

The surging hemp industry means exciting benefits for Kentucky. Hemp is big business in Kentucky. Among the companies working in the state is...


Jul 18, 2019, 08:30 ET Smart Companies Finding Sweet Spot in Cannabis Processing, Manufacturing Opportunities

In between growers and sellers lie several potential places for companies with expertise to firmly establish themselves in the burgeoning cannabis...


Jul 16, 2019, 08:30 ET With 10,000 Licenses Issued, California Reflects the Growing Power of Hemp

As hemp production increases, Californian legislators have extended the duration of thousands of cannabis cultivation licenses to support the state's ...


Jul 16, 2019, 08:30 ET Waves of CBD Beauty Products Filling Shelves of Major Retailers Across the US

Mainstream retailers across the United States are embracing the growing popularity of the nonpsychoactive cannabinoid, cannabidiol (CBD), making room ...


Jul 10, 2019, 08:30 ET Cannabis Companies Seek Strong Strategies to Meet Growing Demand

With demand outstripping supply, successful cannabis companies are following smart core strategies and reporting strong revenues. Golden Developing...


Jun 26, 2019, 08:30 ET New Technology Enters the Market as Demand Rises for Hemp Processing Power

Rising hemp production is putting pressure on processing. Sugarmade Inc. (OTCQB:SGMD) (SGMD Profile), a provider of cultivation equipment, is adding...


Jun 20, 2019, 08:30 ET Acquisitions, Licenses, Research Key in Consistent Cannabis Market Growth

The cannabis sector continues its steady shift toward big business and big money, with much of growth based on acquisitions, agreements and...


Jun 19, 2019, 08:30 ET Solid Profits Show Strength of Growing Cannabis Space

The cannabis markets have already produced some amazing financial results, but all indications are the industry is only at the beginning of an...


Jun 18, 2019, 08:30 ET Acquisitions Reveal the Steadily Changing Shape of the Cannabis Sector

The cannabis sector continues its steady shift toward big business, big money and a focus on the value add of immaterial assets. TransCanna Holdings...


Jun 17, 2019, 08:30 ET Searching for the Next Super Nova

Skepticism has been squashed and all apprehension eliminated. There's no longer any question about either the viability or the profitability of the...


Jun 11, 2019, 08:30 ET Demand for CBD Places Power in Hands of Extraction Providers

Extraction technology plays a crucial part in the production of cannabidiol (CBD) from hemp. Extraction technology is not normally owned by the...


Jun 11, 2019, 08:30 ET Dramatically Improved Delivery Systems Promise More Effective Cannabis Treatments

Experiments with next-generation delivery systems appear certain to lead to better cannabis-based products. Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX)...


Jun 05, 2019, 08:30 ET Products for Pets Gain Prominence in Hemp Market

As the hemp and CBD markets grow, a wide variety of CBD- and hemp-based products are becoming available, including products for pets. Geyser Brands...


May 29, 2019, 08:30 ET Disruptive CBD Delivery Technology Could Revolutionize World of Cannabis Consumer Products, Edibles

Fueled by an explosion of CBD-infused edibles, billion-dollar projections for the CBD market may even be conservative. This seems possible when one...


May 28, 2019, 08:30 ET CBD Surge Puts Pressure on Cultivation Supplies

Growing demand for CBD is increasing pressure on companies that provide key cultivation equipment and industry supplies. As part of its commitment to ...


May 28, 2019, 08:30 ET Hunt for Perfect Acquisitions Reshapes Cannabis Industry

Cannabis companies are using increasingly refined acquisition tactics to create vertical integration. TransCanna Holdings Inc (CSE:TCAN) (Frankfurt:...


May 23, 2019, 08:30 ET Growing Media Coverage, Celebrity Endorsements Lead to Soaring CBD Popularity

Growing media attention and celebrity acceptance is fueling rising popularity of CBD. Wildflower Brands Inc. (OTC:WLDFF) (CSE:SUN) (WLDFF Profile) is ...


May 21, 2019, 08:30 ET Celebrity Attention Fuels Rising Press Profile of CBD

Companies with a presence in the CBD market are seeing their profiles rise, thanks to growing media and celebrity attention. Wildflower Brands Inc....