Debra Borchardt

Report. Debra is an award-winning journalist that has covered the cannabis industry consistently for the last seven years. During that time, she has appeared at numerous cannabis conferences and made many television appearances speaking about the cannabis financial news. Debra has written for Forbes and TheStreet. Prior to becoming a financial journalist, Debra was a Vice President at Bear Stearns where she held several securities licenses.

Recent articles

Get Busted Driving With Marijuana And You May Lose Your Vehicle

Thanks to controversial civil asset forfeiture laws, police can often permanently seize a suspect's vehicle if they are caught using it to transport marijuana.

The Surprising Way Legal Marijuana Affects The Alcohol And Tobacco Industries

A recent study says that marijuana legalization influences both the alcohol and tobacco industry, although in unexpected ways.

Using Cannabis For Pain Management

Certain medicines found in marijuana have been shown to be remarkably effective at easing pain.

I Bought Legal Cannabis For The First Time And This Is What Happened

Buying weed legally for the first time was a blessing and a promise of what I hope the future holds for not just the East Coast or all of America, but the whole world.

Does Marijuana Work Better Than Sleeping Pills For Insomnia?

If you’re not currently receiving any treatment for insomnia, or if your current treatment isn’t enhancing the duration and quality of your sleep, you may want to give cannabis a try.

UK Government Ditches Controversial ‘Porn Block’ Law

The U.K. has shelved the "porn block" law, which would require citizens to provide official identification when watching online porn.

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Vape Sales Showing Signs Of Recovery From Crisis

Most consumers are learning that the issues with vapes stemmed from products purchased outside the regulated channels. 

John Legend Is Getting Into The CBD Business

The singer is partnering with PLUS Products, adding to the growing list of celebrities entering the cannabis market.

Cannabis Meets Couture At New York Fashion Week

Models sashayed down the runway with some proudly taking hits on vapes as they meshed glamorous high fashion and cannabis consumption.

Top 5 Cannabis Industry Scandals

These five events come complete with drama and intrigue that make the cannabis industry so interesting, if not entertaining.

Cannabis Industry Ramping Up For July 4, 7/10 Holidays

Cannabis software company Akerna Corp. said that it expects Americans will spend more on cannabis this Fourth of July than chicken for their BBQs.

New York State Stalls Major Cannabis Mergers

The three deals include the MedMen Enterprises Inc. (MMNFF) acquisition of Pharmacann, The Green Thumbs Industries (GTI) acquisition of Fiorello Pharmaceuticals and the Cresco Labs Inc.(CRLBF) deal with Valley Agriceuticals.