Now that the dust has settled around attorney general Jeff Sessions’ promise of harsher federal marijuana enforcement, advocates of legalization have largely exchanged their initial disappointment over the move for one of long-term optimism. “I think there was a knee-jerk reaction of something approaching panic, but once everyone calmed down, they’ve come to realize that…

As a cannabis advocate, I’m reasonably concerned by the social stigma around parents who use the plant. This is partially because some of my loved ones happen to be parents who use cannabis, but it’s also because I don’t think it makes sense to demonize responsible adults for enjoying marijuana. And contrary to popular opinion,…

Today, women are in leadership positions at every level of the cannabis industry, from CEOs of blossoming companies to cultivators taking cannabis from plant to product. Women grow cannabis, make medicines, own their own farms and operate their own dispensaries. Some women are also producing and directing documentaries in order to fight the stigma of…

It’s been a week since Jeff Sessions shook the marijuana world to its core, or tried to. On Jan. 4, the attorney general followed up a year’s worth of open threats and obvious fighting words aimed at cannabis legalization — a plant which Sessions really, really does not like — with his boldest move yet:…

A Tallahassee judge issued a final order Tuesday in a dispute over a marijuana license earmarked for a black farmer, one of 10 coveted medical-marijuana licenses ordered by state lawmakers as part of a law passed last year. Leon County Circuit Judge Charles Dodson granted a temporary injunction requested by Columbus Smith, a Panama City…

Progress in crafting marijuana plants that are high in the non-psychoactive marijuana cannabinoid cannabidiol (CBD) and tobacco that’s low in nicotine sent 22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSEMKT:XXII) rocketing 157% higher in 2017, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence. 22nd Century is a plant biotechnology company that genetically engineers and breeds tobacco and cannabis plants to make them…

Colorado congressional legislators fired off a letter Tuesday to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, asking that he reconsider last week’s rescission of the Cole Memo and related marijuana guidance. Democratic representatives Jared Polis, Diana DeGette and Ed Perlmutter, and Republican Rep. Mike Coffman signed the letter to Sessions. In it, they “strongly urge” the Department…

Vancouver, British Columbia, Jan. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Future Farm”) (CSE:FFT) (OTCQB:FFRMF) is pleased to announce that it has closed on the previously announced 10-acre operating greenhouse acquisition, which generated approximately $2,800,000 USD in revenue and $400,000 USD in EBITDA for 2017*. The purchase price was $3,000,000…