Cannabis This section features topical stories on producers of medical and recreational marijuana and products derived from cannabis, as well as information on businesses providing services to the cannabis industry.

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24 May, 2019, 14:00 BST Cannabis Comes to the Fore as Tobacco and Alcohol Use Slide

The widespread growth of the cannabis industry has caught the interest of numerous public and private sectors. Currently, the cannabis industry is an ...


23 May, 2019, 14:00 BST Changes in Legislature Open New Doors for CBD Manufacturers

Hemp, a derivative of the cannabis plant, has been used for centuries due to its numerous applications. The diverse use of the hemp plant makes it...


23 May, 2019, 14:00 BST Inventive New Technologies Have the Potential to Reshape the Cannabis Industry

Technology has become a major growth factor for nearly every major industry around the globe. The advancements within the tech industry have allowed...


23 May, 2019, 13:55 BST The Top Companies Benefiting From a Booming CBD Industry

Cannabis beauty and wellness products have gone mainstream. As products laced with CBD find their way onto the shelves of Sephora, Barney's, Estee...


23 May, 2019, 13:30 BST 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 ...


23 May, 2019, 10:24 BST Althea Partners with UK Scientific Drug Committee to Further Education on Medicinal Cannabis and Improve Patient Access

Australian medicinal cannabis company Althea Group Holdings Limited (ASX: AGH) through its wholly owned subsidiary Althea MMJ UK Ltd ('Althea' or...


23 May, 2019, 08:00 BST One-Third of Worldwide Cannabis Users Are in Africa

New Frontier Data, the authority in data analytics and business intelligence on the global cannabis industry, announces its latest report the Africa...


22 May, 2019, 14:00 BST Consumers Begin to Crave Innovative CBD and Cannabis Products

The alarming growth of health-related conditions has concerned the younger generation. Poor habitual lifestyle choices can lead to a variety of...


22 May, 2019, 13:55 BST Analysts Project Incredible Growth for Global Cannabis Industry

Analysts at Piper Jaffray say we could be looking at a global market value of between $250 billion to $500 billion a year. "We believe the long-term...


22 May, 2019, 12:00 BST Canopy Growth Acquires Established Skincare and Well-being Company This Works®

- London-based firm will be an integral part of Canopy Growth's entry into the natural wellness industry and further strengthens the Company's...


22 May, 2019, 12:00 BST Canopy Growth Acquires Established Skincare and Well-being Company This Works®

Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) (the "Company" or "Canopy Growth") has finalized an all-cash transaction to acquire This Works for...


22 May, 2019, 00:32 BST CBD Market Growth Larger Than Expected Multi-billion Dollar Industry

A recent industry report on the future of the CBD market, had higher than expected revenue figures than expected. An article focusing on northeastern ...


21 May, 2019, 14:00 BST Governments Ponder Next Steps as Cannabis Use Spans the Globe

Following Canada's wide-ranging cannabis legalization, a string of countries have delved into the cannabis industry, showing a particular interest in ...


21 May, 2019, 13:55 BST The Next Investment Boom Can be Found in Retail Cannabis Companies

Global spending in the retail cannabis market is expected to grow 38% in 2019 to $16.9 billion, according to analysts at Arcview Group, growing to...


21 May, 2019, 13:50 BST Cannabis Cultivation Seen as $22 Billion Operation in Next Three Years

Cannabis cultivation operations are exploding in both Canada and the U.S. due the projected demand and potential shortages if operations are not...


21 May, 2019, 13:30 BST Blackhawk Resource Closes Green Room Acquisition

CALGARY, Alberta, May 21, 2019 Blackhawk Resource Corp. (the "Corporation" or "Blackhawk") (CSE: BLR), is pleased announce it has closed the...


21 May, 2019, 13:30 BST 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....


20 May, 2019, 13:05 BST After $7.1 Billion Sale Of Frutarom, Ori Yehudai To Join The Sade Group As Active Chairman and Investor

Ori Yehudai: "I took a company worth $3 million and sold it to IFF at $7.1 billion in 2018. In my opinion, the success of our cannabis company will...


20 May, 2019, 13:05 BST ECH Launch New Platform to Facilitate the Licensed Import of Medical Cannabis Across Europe

The first platform to facilitate the licenced importation of medical cannabis into Europe has formally launched in the UK. Astral Health will act as...


17 May, 2019, 14:00 BST Numerous CBD and Cannabis Applications Position the Market for Worldwide Growth

As the cannabis market continues to expand around the globe, research has confirmed that cannabidiol products are growing in popularity as well....


17 May, 2019, 13:45 BST Retail Cannabis Likely to be the Next Investment Boom

After years of prohibition, cannabis is taking center stage as legalization rolls across the U.S. and most of the global community. In fact,...


16 May, 2019, 14:00 BST Studies Add Validity to Cannabis' Medical Capabilities

All over the world, the debate over cannabis' ability to replace traditional medicines goes on as more medicinal applications continue to emerge. A...


16 May, 2019, 14:00 BST International Regions are Warming up to the CBD and Cannabis Industry

In recent years, the cannabis industry has witnessed immense support from countries across the world. Numerous national governments have their own...


16 May, 2019, 13:55 BST Five of the Biggest Cannabis Company Earnings to Know

After nearly a full quarter of recreational cannabis sales in Canada, the world's cannabis producers are posting earnings. While some earnings...


16 May, 2019, 13:30 BST U.S. To Remain Atop Global Cannabis Market Share

Reports show and predict that the U.S. will be at the epicenter of the global cannabis/marijuana markets. A report called "The State of Legal...