Colorado cannabis firms could get publicly traded, out-of-state investors under proposed bill

Residency requirements for Colorado marijuana businesses could soon be old hat. A bill advancing through the Colorado legislature would open the doors for out-of-state individuals and publicly traded companies to invest or have ownership interest in state-licensed cannabis businesses. House Bill 1011, “Marijuana Businesses Allow Publicly Traded Owners,” on Wednesday passed the House Finance Committee…

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Colorado cannabis company to expand in Florida county despite marijuana moratorium

A Colorado cannabis company will open three dispensaries in a Florida county that had previously tried to avoid approving its application by issuing a temporary moratorium on marijuana businesses. The Green Solution plans to add three medical marijuana dispensaries to its fold in Osceola County, Orlando Business Journal first reported. The county’s seat of Kissimmee is located 18 miles south…

The ultimate guide on indicas vs. sativas

Indica vs Sativa: What’s The Difference Between Cannabis Types? You’ve probably heard that cannabis is divided into two main categories: indica vs sativa strains. But what is the difference between indica and sativa plants? And how can you distinguish between a sativa vs indica high? What is Indica and Sativa? Both indicas and sativas are psychoactive varieties…

A hard look at whether cannabis really cures cancer

Cannabis as a treatment for cancer is a conversation destined for debate. There’s a fine line between excitement for the promising research that exists and reckless speculation—particularly when it comes to the c-word, cure. The truth about cannabis’ applications for cancer lies somewhere in-between the claims of die-hard proponents and hardline skeptics: while cannabis has…