Will Mexico become a Big Player in the International Cannabis Market?

Will Mexico become a Big Player in the International Cannabis Market? I’ve been analyzing and watching the cannabis movement for many years now. I’ve seen how the industry crawled out of a deep dark hole known as prohibition and establish itself as a legitimate economic force. Now, the United States…

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Airport ‘amnesty boxes’ for weed? Denver International Airport doesn’t see the need

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 4:07 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 6:46 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Travelers departing Denver International Airport have received the message “loud and clear” that they’re not supposed to fly with marijuana, airport officials say. The incidents of Transportation Security Administration officials discovering…

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CBD on the international stage: WHO committee delving into science, control status of cannabis compound

Published: Sep 20, 2017, 1:58 pm • Updated: Sep 20, 2017, 1:58 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabidiol is a non-psychoactive cannabis compound touted for its medicinal promise — but marijuana- and hemp-derived extracts rich in CBD and low in intoxicating THC are facing a future yet to…

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Scotts Miracle-Gro sells off international operations to focus on core business and hydroponics

Published: Aug 31, 2017, 4:24 pm • Updated: Aug 31, 2017, 5:10 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Scotts Miracle-Gro has shed its Australia and European businesses in a deal that frees up the company to direct its attention on lawn-and-garden products and an ambition to become “the world’s…

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Creating standards for cannabis industry gets ASTM International board approval

Published: Apr 25, 2017, 4:33 pm • Updated: Apr 25, 2017, 6:09 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff ASTM International, a century-old standards organization, gave the official go-ahead to establish a standards-writing committee for the cannabis industry, officials announced Tuesday. ASTM’s board of directors approved the formation of Committee…

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International Highlife – The Only Stoner Network You Need

In 2014, a group of stoner buddies (what would become International Highlife) from Switzerland got together and made a simple Facebook page, Highlife Switzerland, for sharing cannabis-related content between themselves and whoever might be interested. After just weeks, it soon became apparent that a lot of people were interested –…

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Minority Cannabis Business Association Partners with Charlo Greene to Kick Off International Cannabis Diversity Summit Event Series in Detroit

On August 13, 2016, The Minority Cannabis Business Association will join with local activists, business owners and community members at the Detroit MCBA Cannabis Diversity Summit to discuss the local and national cannabis market, how people of color can access it and how to ensure it works to heal the…

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Blumenauer, Conyers, Other Members Call On Obama To Highlight Importance Of Public Health-Centered Approach To International Drug Policy

Yesterday, Representatives Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and John Conyers (MI-13) led 12 other members of the U.S. House of Representatives in sending a letter to President Obama urging the Administration to highlight the importance of a less punitive and more public health-centered approach to international drug policy at the upcoming United…

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