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April 2016

Kiwi Cannabis King John Lord

John Lord, CEO of LivWell “I was looking for the next thing that would be of interest. This year we will exceed well in excess of $100 million”

How did John Lord go from Kiwi dairy farmer to  Colorado’s cannabis king-pin? Watch the full video.

Marijuana Business Daily caught up with owner John Lord to talk about LivWell’s expansion:
LivWell […]

March 2016

Florida’s medical marijuana expansion legislation headed to Gov. Rick Scott

TALLAHASSEE -Terminally ill patients will be allowed to use full-strength medical marijuana under a bill passed Monday that would expand the drug’s use in Florida.

HB 307 expands existing law that allows patients with seizure disorders, such as intractable epilepsy, and cancer to have access to a non-euphoric strain of cannabis.

It also solidifies a system that […]

December 2015

Florida Lawmakers Consider Initiative To Legalize Medical Marijuana

First comes the product itself, second come ancillary products, and third comes the infrastructure of related services. By that measure, the legal cannabis business is rapidly accelerating into stage three, as an ecosystem of financial and other services quickly grows up.

Pot legalization: Which states are next?

Voters in Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia voted to legalize marijuana in this year’s midterm elections. They’ll join Colorado and Washington, which did so in 2012. So could other states follow suit in 2016? Niraj Chokshi with The Washington Post’s GovBeat blog breaks down the possibilities.

Why Legalizing Weed Just Makes Sense

Most Americans live in states that have rejected the federal government’s marijuana prohibition policy, and if you’re not one of them you may be soon.

November 2015

CBC News Legalizing marijuana

Canadian Drug Policy Coalition’s Donald MacPherson on Justin Trudeau’s pledge to legalize marijuana.

June 2015

Inside America’s Billion-Dollar Weed Business: The Grass is Greener

In a city with dispensaries as common as coffee shops, Denver is undoubtedly the epicenter of the legal marijuana movement. And if you’re in the business of bud, it’s a good place to be: Colorado accounted for a third of the country’s 2.7 billion dollar marijuana market last year.

But with being America’s fastest growing industry, […]

February 2015

12 Interesting Facts You Should Know

Look at some interesting facts about the world’s most beloved plant (Weed, Marijuana, Pot).

Marijuana, also known as weed or pot, refers to the dried leaves, flowers, stems, and seeds from the hemp plant Cannabis sativa, which contains the psychoactive and mind-altering chemical, delta-9-tetra-hydro-cannabinol, or THC, as well as other related compounds. Let’s take a […]