Political progress meets cannabis reform!

Political progress meets cannabis reform!

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is spotlighting a bipartisan effort to push forward the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFER) Banking Act as part of this year’s legislative priorities. With elections on the horizon, Schumer and his colleagues are focusing on several key issues, including improving rail safety and making insulin more affordable, alongside the…

Code Green: Nurse Heather Dispenses More than Compassion

Code Green: Nurse Heather Dispenses More than Compassion

Nurse Heather: Two Decades at the Forefront of the Cannabis Movement Since the dawn of legalized medical cannabis in America, Nurse Heather Manus has been fighting to expand access, improve products, and further education. Along the way, she’s worked with state governments (and sued them), earned degrees and manufacturing licenses, and founded a nationwide organization…

A Ladder in the Desert: Grow Sciences’ Jaimie McKenna Talks Strategy

A Ladder in the Desert: Grow Sciences’ Jaimie McKenna Talks Strategy

Navigating the Cannabis Marketing Landscape By Eva Berlin Sylvestre It’s not often journalists mic the marketer, which makes sense via our training: “Marketers are our nemeses — they care about products, not about enlightenment!” But if you allow it, a second level dawns: Marketers are everyday people who know more about the industry than most,…

Scents of Wonder

Scents of Wonder

Green Notes: The Role of Terpenes in the Cannabis Experience By Dario Sabaghi The experience of cannabis isn’t one that can be reduced simply to THC and CBD. The plant contains myriad compounds that make it unique. Even when you add in all of the phytocannabinoids like Delta 8, Delta 10, HHC, THCV, CBDV, etc.,…

Burning Issues
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Burning Issues

Cannabis Legalization: Where Are We Now? From prohibition’s inception to the seismic shifts of modern policy, America’s saga with cannabis is rife with controversy and rich with transformation. The Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 cast the first stone, initiating a regime of restriction. Yet, the real anchor was the 1970 Controlled Substances Act (CSA), which…

High Hopes and Low Returns: Is Market Failure Baked In?
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High Hopes and Low Returns: Is Market Failure Baked In?

Cannastocks’ Downward Spiral: A Closer Look By Matt Weeks Wall Street investors have proven they can make money off of anything (and frequently off nothing), but there’s one thing traders can’t figure out: how to make money selling drugs. That should be funny, but it’s a genuine concern. If America’s most brazen capitalists can’t turn…

Just Listen: How Three Young Women Are Crafting Sig Distro’s Legacy
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Just Listen: How Three Young Women Are Crafting Sig Distro’s Legacy

How does Sig Distro succeed? By Doing the Opposite of Everyone Else. There’s something that sets Sig Distro apart from its competitors. It’s not the company’s worldwide presence, which has helped it to establish brands in places like Dubai and Venezuela. It’s not their 50,000-square-foot warehouse, savvy social media strategy, or popular, charismatic products. It’s…