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.

Author’s recent posts:

Congress Takes Initial Steps Into Cannabis Banking Legislation

This is the first hearing to be held by the new Congress that will begin tackling the issue of banking for cannabis companies. Businesses that work in states where cannabis has been legalized continue to struggle with financial institutions.

MedMen Faces New Lawsuit From Former CFO James Parker

Former Chief Financial Officer James Parker claims MedMen went behind his back to begin searching for a new CFO and diminished his authority within the company.

The Super Bowl, Football, And Cannabis All Benefit Each Other

The Super Bowl would probably prefer to not have anything to do with cannabis, but the cannabis industry and football are destined to work together.

New Mexico Medical Marijuana Program Totals $106 Million in 2018

The New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program racked up $106 million in sales in 2018 for a 23% increase over 2017. while patient enrollment grew by 45% from 2017 to 2018.

The Super Bowl Allows Cannabis Ads In The Stadium, But Not On TV

If you are in attendance at the Super Bowl, you will see CBD coffee ads in the stadium, but if you are watching the game from home you will be not be exposed to any cannabis related advertising.

Green Market Report: Marijuana Money Jan. 18

Ohio began sales of medical marijuana this week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he hoped to have adult cannabis legalized within 100 days, and more on this week's Marijuana Money report.

Boston Is Getting Its First Recreational Dispensary

Ascend Massachusetts was awarded the first conditional-use permit for adult-use cannabis retail sales in the city...

Green Market Report: Marijuana Money Jan. 11

Here are the top financial cannabis news stories for the week ending January 11, 2019.

DSW Shoe Chain To Sell CBD Personal Care Products

Accessories, including beauty and wellness products, is a growing category for DSW and the company said that it will continue to be a component of its growth strategy.

Green Market Report: Marijuana Money Jan. 4

The acquisition race is already fired up this week with TILT Holdings’ (TILT.CN) plan to acquire Jupiter Research in a deal valued at $210 million.