Beer and spirits giant sets its sights on cannabis, with massive $200M investment

Published: Oct 30, 2017, 8:17 am • Updated: Oct 30, 2017, 9:49 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Constellation Brands, the alcohol goliath that two years ago acquired craft beer darling Ballast Point Brewing Co., is putting its money toward another emerging sector — cannabis-based beverages. The Victor, N.Y.-based…

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North Dakota legislature weighs massive list of rules for medical marijuana

Published: Feb 6, 2017, 10:43 am • Updated: Feb 6, 2017, 10:43 am By James Macpherson, Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. — The North Dakota Legislature is moving toward its midsession break in about three weeks and lawmakers are busy mulling bills in their respective chambers.Here’s a look at some legislative…

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Marijuana research: Massive report details knowledge base with eye on future

Published: Jan 12, 2017, 11:55 am • Updated: Jan 12, 2017, 1:32 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff As marijuana legalization becomes entrenched across America, what is known about the plant’s health benefits and adverse effects is rapidly gaining urgency. In the first comprehensive review by American researchers in…

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