Marijuana taxes paid the lion’s share of the new Pueblo County Scholarship Fund that on Tuesday awarded 210 students $2,000 each for the 2017-18 academic year.
But Pueblo County Commissioner Sal Pace said much of the credit is due to the southern Colorado sunshine that blasted those students at the scholarship award ceremony held on the steps of the county courthouse. Continue reading “Colorado students given $420,000 in marijuana tax-funded scholarships”
On June 7th, I wrote about a small group of cannabis biotechs currently in a heated race to produce the world’s first $1 billion cannabis drug.
I am expecting the winner of that race to deliver huge returns to shareholders.
This week, I have an important update on that story.
Cara Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CARA) is a young cannabis biotech company headquartered in Connecticut. Continue reading “Leading Cannabis Biotech Jumps 49% in 5 Days”
Cannabis seizures are rapidly escalating in Hong Kong—whether due to greater quantities on the market or stepped-up enforcement, or both.
On Monday, the city’s South China Morning Post reported on a haul of 35 kilos in 136 baggies ready for sale, uncovered in a vehicle during a police raid on a car park. Three were arrested. Police estimated the street value of the load at HK$10 million (about US$1.3 million).
Continue reading “Hong Kong Cannabis Interceptions Are Soaring”
When marijuana is legalized, motorists are stopped less often by the police. But whites are still stopped less often than minorities. Continue reading “When Pot Is Legal, Traffic Stops Go Down”
Helen Fabick was an honors student who in February 2014 was supposed to attend a daddy-daughter dance at her high school. Instead, her father found the 17-year-old dead in her bed.
“If this sounds like a nightmare, it has definitely been a nightmare for our family,” Helen’s mother, Jammie Fabick, said during a news conference Wednesday with Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley. Continue reading “Missouri sues three big pharma companies for “campaign of fraud and deception””