cannabis industry

Spike Jonze And Jesse Williams Are Shooting A Secret Project For MedMen

MedMen, one of the biggest names in cannabis, recruited Spike Jonze to direct a short film featuring 'Grey’s Anatomy' star Jesse Williams. The pair were seen last week in Los Angeles shooting for the project.

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.

Marijuana Stocks And 5 Reasons Cannabis Companies Go Public

A number of cannabis companies have gone public over the last several years, with the majority listed on a small exchange in Canada called the Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”).

Could This Offshore Tax Haven Ease Cannabis Laws For American Companies?

Marijuana companies seeking offshore European tax havens to set up shop, look no further; the Isle of Man is about to loosen its cannabis laws.

Why Haven’t Canadian Pot Stocks Exploded As Expected?

Pot stocks have been relatively flimsy this week since a report from Statistics Canada showed that cannabis consumption hasn’t changed much since the legal pot market was rolled out.

Green Market Report: Marijuana Money Feb. 8

This week saw the cannabis industry undergo high-profile divorces and acquisitions.

Banking And Protections For Marijuana Businesses Could Be Coming Soon

Next week, House members will examine a piece of legislation, which would allow banks to do business with the cannabis trade without the risk of prosecution for money laundering.

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.

New Alaskan Pilot Program Will Offer Banking Services To Weed Businesses

Credit Union 1’s pilot program in Alaska can make a positive difference, especially by lessening various risks caused by an all-cash cannabis industry.

Why Unions Might Hit The Cannabis Industry Soon Enough

Marijuana is expected to become an industry that rivals the alcohol trade so it stands to reason labor union groups would be interested in legal weed.