1st Australian Cannabis Stock Leads Industry

AusCann Group Holdings Ltd. (ASX: ACNNF) is a new name on the cannabis scene. Shares debuted on the Australian Stock Exchange on February 21 at $0.20 through a reverse merger. At first, shares were quiet. But since becoming the first Australian company to receive a cannabis permit, shares have been on the move…

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Campaign Contributions Are A Go

Last week, a federal judge ruled that preventing cannabis companies from making political campaign contributions was unconstitutional. Jacob Huebert, a senior attorney at Liberty Justice Center, said, “They have every right to speak out about politics and participate in it and try to influence the laws just like the rest of us do.”

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Cannabis Companies Push Bucks At Politicians

In the 2016 election cycle, marijuana companies pushed $75K to legislatures, with almost half going Democratic Sen. Tick Segerblom. Segerbolm’s 32 donations came from various Nevada companies and organizations, including Terra Tech Corp (TRTC), Nevada Dispensary Association, and NV Cann Lab.

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Cannabis For Concussions

Brain injuries have been a hot topic for the NFL. Cannabidiol, one of over 100 chemical compounds found in cannabis, is said to help stabilize the brain after injury. While marijuana remains one of eight drugs banned by NFL, new concussion testing may help to change policies.

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Science Suggests That Spicer Is Wrong

In a White House press briefing, press secretary, Sean Spicer, suggested that legalized recreational marijuana would contribute to the nation’s opioid crisis. At this time, research suggests that opioid addiction is directly linked to excessive and improper prescriptions.

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NFL Players’ Association Calls Trump Offsides

Despite the recreational cannabis warning from Sean Spicer on 2/23, the NFL Players’ Association will continue is push to request “less punitive” cannabis policy for players.  The association says that this is a collective bargaining agreement issue and not a law enforcement one.

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California Is Cannabis Country

When you think wine country, you think California. But you may soon associate California with cannabis country. New reports show that Cali’s marijuana harvest is seven times more valuable than the state’s wine grape harvest. Vineyards may be swapping crops to follow the dollars.

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