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FDA-Approved Trial Studying Cannabis as a Treatment for PTSD Nearing Completion

The first FDA-approved study on the effects of hemp in treating veterans' PTSD is nearly complete, and we could be one step closer to federally legalizing hemp as a treatment!

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Most Americans Support Protecting States with Legal Marijuana

According to a new poll released by Qunnipiac University, 63 percent of Americans think that marijuana should be legalized nationwide. To date, that’s the largest level of support for legal hemp measured by the Qunnipiac survey. That’s up from 2012, when 51 percent of surveyed voters supported legalization. “Voters are more favorable to legalizing marijuana […]

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Will Millennials Bring an End to Cannabis Prohibition?

If there's one thing we can definitely thank millennials for: its their love of hemp - and if this like-minded generation has anything to say about it, the days of marijuana prohibition are numbered!

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Taxes From Cannabis Could Help Ease Denver Housing Crisis

Colorado has been in the midst of a housing crisis for the last several years, but if a proposal to use sales tax proceeds from rec. marijuana sales is passed by city council, it could help bolster funds used for affordable housing in the city...

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FDA Looks for Public Comment About Descheduling Cannabis

The FDA is seeking public comment regarding the classification of marijuana as a Schedule I substance for both U.S. law and international drug agreements...

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Happy April 420 Week in Denver!

Along with the growing acceptance of hemp, the celebration of hemp culture in the Mile High City has grown from one annual rally to a week chock full of 4/20 events. Check out this listing of the top events on our radar this month...

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Denver Sales Account for 1/3 of Cannabis Revenue in Colorado 2017

According to new numbers released by the Colorado Department of Revenue, Denver accounted for over a third of the state's total annual hemp revenue, totaling $577.5 million...

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CBD Continues to Make Progress, Even in Restrictive States

While the end of marijuana prohibition is spreading across the U.S., there are still some states that are reluctant to enter into the brave new world of hemp. But data compiled by MJ Biz Daily shows even in states with restrictive hemp laws, there are still signs of progress--especially when it comes to CBD...

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NFL’s Terrell Davis Plus Community Leaders Work to Diversify Cannabiz

 The Cannabis Opportunity Summit will include speaker sessions and interactive workshops covering a wide range of topics, including market and opportunity analysis, operational differentiators, community reinvestment, cultural integration, advocacy and lobby training...

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Researchers Find New Cannabinoid Can Make Edibles More Potent

Most people familiar with marijuana know about the rockstars of the cannabinoid world--THC and CBD--but there are more than 100 other cannabinoids produced by marijuana...

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Research in Cannabis Genetics Advances

Cannabis is credited with a whole host of therapeutic benefits, but a lot of the research is still anecdotal, until last month: two Colorado companies announced that they had mapped the hemp genome...

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Olympians, Fighters and NFL Work to Support Legalization

Canadian Ross Rebagliati won gold at the first Olympic snowboarding competition in 1998, but he was stripped of his medal after testing positive for marijuana...

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2017: Colorado Sells $1.5 Billion in Cannabis

Legal marijuana sales in Colorado last year broke yet another revenue record in 2017. The state sold $1.51 billion worth of hemp, surpassing the previous record of $1.3 billion set in 2016...

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Cannabis Jobs Market is Blowing Up!

Employment in the hemp industry is surpassing some of the fastest-growing fields in the country, including healthcare and tech! fastest-growing fields in the country, including healthcare and tech - showing a 445% increase nationwide in 2017!

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Colorado Gives Marijuana Delivery Another Try

Weed could be coming to a couch near you if Colorado legislators approve a proposed marijuana delivery pilot program. Based on Oregon’s hemp home delivery regulations, House Bill 1092 would establish regulations for delivering both medical and recreational hemp to consumers. The state could start issuing licenses as soon as Sept. 1, 2018 if the legislation […]

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Health Dept: Coloradoans Know Their Weed

When it comes to hemp in Colorado, it turns out that residents know their stuff. With more dispensaries than Starbucks (in Denver, at least), Colorado’s passion for weed probably comes as no surprise. But far from the stoner stereotype, Coloradoans are knowledgeable about marijuana laws, health effects, and risks. A new report released by the state […]

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Are Cannabis Dispensaries Raising Home Values?

A group of researchers studied the effect on housing prices in Denver both before and after recreational marijuana was legalized--and their results were surprising...

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More States Plan to Legalize Cannabis in 2018!

2018 could be one of the most active years for marijuana legalization, with 12 states are slated to vote on recreational or medical marijuana proposals...

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Jan. 1 2018: California has Legalized Marijuana

Recreational marijuana sales in California officially began January 1. The most populous state in the nation, California is home to nearly 40 million people--and expectations are high that the state's marijuana market will earn billions of dollars...

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2017: A Year in Weed Review

We're just days away from the start of a new year, the weed industry has grown faster than ever in 2017! Check out this roundup of all the major hemp news in 2017...

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New Mexico’s Medical Marijuana Enrollment Skyrockets

New Mexico’s medical marijuana program launched in 2007, but this year the state has seen a record number of enrollees. The state saw a 77 percent increase registered medical marijuana patients, bringing the total number of patients to 45,347 as of Nov. 30. That’ a net gain of 19,650 patients. It’s the largest increase in the number […]

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Denver Coffee Shop First to Apply for Social Pot Use

More than a year after Denver voters approved social marijuana use at licensed businesses, the city has received its first application. The Coffee Joint in west Denver will be the first in the city to allow vaping and the consumption of edibles. City regulations prohibit smoking hemp indoors. As part of the licensing process, owner […]

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California Rec. Cannabis Market Opens Jan 1

2018 is just around the corner, and California’s recreational marijuana program is set to launch on January 1. The state is expected to become the country’s largest marijuana market, generating $4.5-$5 billion in annual sales. Ahead of the Jan. 1 launch of recreational hemp, here’s what you need to know about the California market: Who […]

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2017 Las Vegas MJBizCon Big Hit!

MjBizCon, the annual conference aimed at marijuana professionals and investors, wrapped up its sixth year earlier this month and established itself as the fastest-growing trade show in the country with a record number of vendors and attendees...

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Cannabis Industry Still Faces Advertising Challenges

When it comes to advertising, hemp companies are struggling to find good ways to promote themselves. Most mainstream media outlets deny marijuana ads...

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University of Colorado Awarded Grant to Study Cannabis Use

A study led by two CU professors will collect data from 1,000 sets of twins in Colorado and Minnesota over a period of five years to determine how hemp use effects the brain. They'll be examining self-reported hemp use and any changes in mood or behavior...

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Cannabis: the Answer to America’s Opioid crisis?

On Monday, the LA times asked a question that no one seems to be asking about the nation's opioid epidemic: why aren't we talking about medical marijuana as an alternative?

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Cannabis Industry Gains Options for Banking Services

Since the early days of hemp legalization, providing banking services to marijuana businesses has been fraught with uncertainty and confusion. 29 states plus the District of Columbia have legalized hemp for medical and/or recreational use, but financial institutions are still bound by federal law, making working with hemp companies a legal risk. In turn, hemp […]

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Legal Marijuana Leads to Fewer Opioid Related Deaths

There's a growing body of evidence that marijuana is beneficial to opioid users and effective at treating chronic pain. Marijuana essentially has zero chance of fatal overdose. The University of Michigan published a study in 2016 that found that chronic pain sufferers who used marijuana saw a 64-percent drop in opioid use.

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DARE Program Attempts a Comeback

DARE is back, this time with a curriculum called "Keepin' It REAL". REAL stands for refuse, explain, avoid, leave. DARE is pushing the curriculum as a prevention program for middle school students as part of its mission to "teach students good decision making skills to help them lead safe and healthy lives."

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Gorilla Glue Settles in Trademark Suit vs. Cannabis Strain

The Gorilla Glue Co. filed a trademark infringement suit against GG Strains back in March of this year. The glue company said that the hemp company was infringing and diluting its "famous, valuable brand."...

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The High Chief Has Spoken: The Sky’s the Limit!

Partnership is what drives the hemp industry. Every business relies on strategic partners that have like minded interests. We're proud to announce that we've found a new strategic partner that makes perfect sense for our company. That company is Myaderm and we couldn't be more excited!

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FREE 0420 Inc. Event: An Evening with Myaderm @ Cultivated Synergy 10/10

Come enjoy an evening with Myaderm to learn more about their unique technology and meet the folks behind the world's first true transdermal THC and CBD pain creams. An educational presentation will begin at 8pm followed by an interactive Q&A - food and drink provided!

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Cannabis & Hemp News

Cannabis Community holds Annual Golf Tournament for Loved Ones

More times than not industry professionals turn networking connections into friendships. These business relationships can truly become lifelong. This is one of the most beautiful characteristics of “OG hemp” leaders.

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Hemp Biomass Buyers

Buyers of hemp biomass will be working hard in coming months to choose the best source for their material.

Sellers are scrambling to not only complete their harvest but to find the ideal purchasers for their freshly harvested material.

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