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I survived the Boston Marathon bombing. Now I use cannabis to help me with my PTSD.
I survived the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, where flying shrapnel ripped my arm and leg open. The medicine I was given to treat my PTSD wasn't working. Cannabis has made me be a better parent to my son.
Notable Hispanic Leaders In the Cannabis Industry
National Hispanic American Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 through October 15. Green Market Report wants to celebrate the achievements and contributions of some of the leaders in the cannabis industry who identify as such.
Marijuana industry officials appointed
New Yorkers are waiting with bated breath for more concrete parameters within the new recreational marijuana industry after the Senate’s approval this week to appoint two leaders to the entities responsible for licensing and regulating the emerging market.
‘Fab Four’ Emerge in Expanding Marijuana Market: Cannabis Weekly
With more than a dozen cannabis companies reporting earnings last week, what stood out for investors was the most basic concept in business: growth. Almost across the board, big companies reported sales gains approaching 100% or more, despite tough comparisons from a year ago, when consumers stockpiled cannabis because of the pandemic.
Curaleaf CEO Talks Second Quarter Earnings, Acquisition and Expansion
Curaleaf CEO Joe Bayern joins Cheddar to discuss strong revenue results from the second quarter of this year, along with the company's recent acquisitions: EMMAC, Europe's largest cannabis company, and Los Suenos, a 66-acre outdoor cannabis cultivation and processing operation in Colorado. Both of these acquisitions as well as Curaleaf's positioning in the U.S. as legalization spreads are predicted to set the company up for success. Bayern also discusses the company's beverage enhancement products, Select Squeeze.
Only shop in town: Medical marijuana dispensary opens in Wells
Whether you're looking for cannabis flower or something more refined, such as tinctures, edibles or vape cartridges, for medicinal purposes, a newly opened shop here has you covered. Curaleaf, which operates three other medical marijuana dispensaries and one recreational marijuana shop in Maine, opened its fifth location in the state Friday, July 23rd at 913 Post Road in Wells.
‘Until there is a cure’: Dozens gather for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge held on Boston’s Seaport Common in honor of Pete Frates
Dozens of people took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Boston’s Seaport Common Friday afternoon in honor of Pete Frates. Frates’ wife, Julie, is hosted the event in memory of her late husband who passed away in 2019 following a lengthy battle with ALS. “This is a huge deal for our family to have their support in our mission to fight ALS,” Julie Frates said. “We will be here every August until there is a cure. This one’s for Pete.”
All the ways to smoke weed and which methods are least harmful
From joints and pipes to blunts and bongs, smoking is the most common way people consume marijuana. While getting high can be a therapeutic and fun recreational experience, you should know that like cigarette smoke, marijuana smoke contains irritating chemicals and tar associated with respiratory problems.
Senate Democrats Unveil Historic Cannabis Decriminalization Bill
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and fellow Democratic Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) unveiled the draft of a historic cannabis decriminalization bill on Wednesday, more than five months after originally announcing it.
Are Edibles the Key to Better Sleep?
Edibles might seem like the ideal replacement for a nightcap (or even prescription medication) for inducing sleep, but it helps to know what you're getting into first. Here's the real deal on ingestible cannabis for sleep.
Curaleaf Expands Presence in New Jersey With New Dispensary and Cultivation Facility
Curaleaf Holdings Inc., a leading international provider of consumer products in cannabis, announced the opening of Curaleaf Edgewater Park, the company’s second dispensary in New Jersey and 107th dispensary nationwide.
JustinCredible Cultivation is expanding thanks in part to some help from Curaleaf
Curaleaf is a cannabis retailer, cultivator and manufacturer. Headquartered in Wakefield, the company started in four northeast states and has now expanded to 23 states across the country. The company also offers mentorships to small business owners like Reginald Stanfield, CEO and Head Horticulturist at JustinCredible Cultivation.
As legal marijuana booms, people push for justice for those impacted by war on drugs
Curaleaf has been in business for a decade and has expanded to 23 states and over 100 dispensaries. Bayern says that the company has a responsibility as a leader in the industry to help address social justice issues.
Curaleaf's Jordan Says Cannabis Is Held Back by Regulators
Boris Jordan, Executive Chairman of Curaleaf, sits down with James E. Ellis, Assistant Managing Editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, at "The Bloomberg Businessweek" to discuss the opportunities and challenges faced by the marijuana industry.
Curaleaf CEO: 2021 momentum points to a 'longer term trend' for cannabis
Curaleaf reported earnings that beat estimates. Curaleaf CEO Joseph Bayern joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss.
The future of New York's $7 billion cannabis industry will be shaped by these 27 power players
"The legalization of adult-use is a significant milestone for the cannabis industry as New York has the potential to be one of the most vibrant cannabis markets in the United States," Bayern told Insider in an email.
How to Make Your Wedding Weed-Friendly, According to Experts
Adult recreational marijuana use has now been legalized in 19 states and Washington, D.C. With the continuous rise of legalization per state, more people are now incorporating cannabis into their daily lives. Dr. Stacia Woodcock, PharmD, a dispensary manager at Curaleaf, told Brides, "Throughout the pandemic people have increasingly turned to cannabis to relax and alleviate anxiety, and cannabis in any product form has become a popular alternative to alcohol.”
New York Legalizing Weed Could Mean Big Things for the Future of the Cannabis Industry
New York this week became the latest state to legalize recreational cannabis, and in doing so, it's poised to become one of the nation's largest markets.
A Deeper Look At Professional Women In The Cannabis Industry
Khadijah Tribble, VP of corporate social responsibility at Curaleaf, leads Rooted in Good (RIG), a program focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I), social equity, and sustainability. She has blazed the trail to reform an industry that has historically failed people of color and underserved communities.
How a year of COVID-19 forced positive change for cannabis retailers
Despite challenges such as rapid regulatory change, shifting public-health demands and economic uncertainty, cannabis retailers say the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic has driven beneficial changes to their business models and motivated regulators to permit new ways of serving customers.
Advice from Women in the Cannabis Industry: Hear Their Stories
In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day on March 8, 2021, three successful women in the cannabis space share their journey, challenges and advice for working in the industry.
Curaleaf CEO on Expanding its Global Footprint
U.S. cannabis company is entering the burgeoning European cannabis market through a deal to acquire Emmac Life Sciences. The $286 million acquisition grants Curaleaf valuable exposure to a growing market. Curaleaf CEO Joe Bayern joined Cheddar to discuss.
Executive Chairman Boris Jordan Interview with Bloomberg TV
Interviews with Executive Chairman Boris Jordan about earnings and the EMMAC acquisition aired
Medical cannabis is expanding in N.J., and that could speed up the start date for legal weed sales
With the passage of legalization, New Jersey’s medical marijuana dispensaries are eagerly eying ways to join the pending legal weed market. Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday signed a massive bill into law that outlines the rules and regulations for a legal marijuana market. But it didn’t immediately flip a switch for legal sales to begin.
Weed company to sell THC-infused ‘beverage enhancer’ kit in New York
Toking up could be a thing of the past for New Yorkers who can now sip their marijuana rather than smoke it.
New Cannabis Products From Jay-Z's MONOGRAM, Caliva And Curaleaf's Select
As the cannabis market expands, it's hard to keep track of the many products that launch every week. But don’t worry, Benzinga always keeps you updated on the most interesting new cannabis products being launched.
Expansions in New Jersey
CEO Joe Bayern provided comments on the expanding New Jersey market in Marijuana Venture's upcoming September issue. Go to page 20 to see the details.
What are terpenes? How these cannabis compounds may influence your high
Terpenes are aromatic, naturally occurring compounds found in a variety of plants. They're perhaps most famously found in cannabis and some think may enhance the herb's therapeutic benefits. Here's what you need to know.
Watch CNBC’s full interview with Curaleaf’s Boris Jordan
Boris Jordan, Curaleaf’s executive chairman, joins The Exchange to discuss the future of federal marijuana legislation, the impact of Covid on the cannabis industry and the frustrations with the current state of cannabis regulation in this country.
Medical marijuana businesses plan for recreational market
Curaleaf operates in multiple states as a cannabis grower and retailer. Patrick Jonsson, the company's regional president of the Northeast, oversees operations in Connecticut, Vermont, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey and Maryland. He said Curaleaf is interested in joining the recreational cannabis market and Connecticut's fee isn’t prohibitive.
Preliminary plans for Las Vegas cannabis lounges include options for dining and entertainment
...In a statement, Joe Bayern, CEO of Curaleaf, said the Legislature’s approval of consumption lounges “speaks to the increased normalization and acceptance of the industry at large.”
Raheem Uqdah: The Importance of Corporate Social Responsibility In Cannabis
In this Q&A, we ask Curaleaf’s Director of Corporate Social Responsibility Raheem Uqdah about the social justice responsibilities of current operators, balancing those responsibilities with brand building and outward expansion, the company’s various initiatives for social good, and more!
'Nothing' from U.S. legalization priced into pot stocks: Curaleaf exec chair
The head of the biggest cannabis company in the United States said a draft bill to legalize cannabis in America is a "game changer" that could spur a rise in valuations for pot firms if it gets passed into law.
Sha'Carri Richardson, you used pot to grieve. That shouldn't kill your Olympic dreams.
Richardson exercised her right to consume cannabis. The only difference between her and millions of others is an antiquated rule that exposed her grief.
Pete Frates’ wife, Julie Frates, and Boston Marathon bombing survivor Michelle L’Heureux endorse Curaleaf, share their stories to help normalize cannabis
Using their stories, the two women have teamed up to endorse Curaleaf, a Massachusetts-based cannabis company, and will helping promote the company’s “I Cannabis” campaign, “which is aimed to further normalize and humanize cannabis while encouraging people to use the plant with confidence — not fear,” the company said.
Top Cannabis Company Curaleaf And Iconic Brand Rolling Stone Form Partnership
In a partnership that epitomizes synergy, Curaleaf, a top cannabis company, has teamed up with iconic music and pop culture brand Rolling Stone, to create a new cannabis brand. Known as Rolling Stone by Select (Select for short), the line will feature two product formats that include a pre-roll and "The Cliq," defined in the news announcement as a "proprietary pod system."
What experts say you need to know about ‘diet weed’
So what exactly is Delta-8 THC, where is it sold and how did it slip through America’s draconian cannabis laws? Here’s what you need to know.
Put The Squeeze On Your Drink
In March Curaleaf’s Select brand unveiled Squeeze, a line of nano-THC beverage enhancers in a variety of flavors; Watermelon, Strawberry Lemonade, Lemon Lime, and Hint of Sweet. The new product offered cannabis consumers an easy way to quickly and discreetly give their beverages a THC content.
The Black Fridays Podcast
EPISODE 12: RAHEEM UQDAH Black CannaBusiness founder Kristi Price sits down with Curaleaf’s new Corporate Social Responsibility Director to learn more about Curaleaf’s Rooted In Good initiative and the work that he is leading across the country.
According To Khadijah Tribble of Curaleaf, The Future Of Cannabis Is Diverse, and Female
Khadijah Tribble, Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility at Curaleaf, is sprinkling Black Girl Magic all throughout the cannabis industry. Her mission: to diversify, educate, and provide business opportunities for the Black community.
Curaleaf Seeks Equity and Opportunity in Cannabis.
Curaleaf is one of the largest cannabis companies in the world. They currently have ten retail locations in the State of Illinois. They recently announced a $950K contribution advancing social equity in Illinois. As part of Curaleaf’s “Rooted in Good” Initiative, the fund will be dispersed among six local Chicago Partners.
Curaleaf’s social equity planning starts in Illinois
The largest cannabis operator in the United States is investing nearly a million dollars in six Illinois entities designed to provide workforce development programming to mostly entrepreneurs of color who aspire to work in the budding industry.
3 New York cannabis companies told us they're planning to ramp up cultivation and prepare for wholesale now that the state has legalized recreational marijuana
"New York could be one of the most compelling markets in the US if not in the world," Joseph Bayern, CEO of Curaleaf, told Insider. "We're very pleased with what we've seen so far."
Curalaef Launches THC-Infused Beverage Enhancer 'Select Squeeze'
Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. has launched a THC-infused beverage enhancer called "Select Squeeze." The new product relies on nanotechnology to modify any beverage by turning cannabis oil into small water-soluble molecules, and dissolving THC compounds evenly into a beverage.Curaleaf claims THC from Select Squeeze provides absorbance within 15 to 30 minutes, and comes in four flavors — lemon-lime, strawberry lemonade, watermelon, and "hint of sweet."
Curaleaf’s Select Brand Introduces “Select Fresh” Line in 10 States
Curaleaf, a leading U.S. provider of consumer products in cannabis, today announced the latest addition to its suite of products with Select Fresh, which will make history as a THC product initially launched simultaneously across 10 markets. Held to the brand’s famously rigorous testing standards, Select Fresh combines high-quality premium distillate oil with bold fruit flavors in the brand’s sleek new .3 gram “Go” hardware.
Curaleaf’s Boris Jordan on the global expansion of cannabis availability
Curaleaf executive chairman Boris Jordan joins “Squawk on the Street” to discuss the company’s expansion into Europe.
Stay Tuned To Curaleaf: Yesenia Garcia, Vice President of Marketing, Discusses 100th Dispensary Opening, Milestones Reached, and Future Plans
On Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, Curaleaf, a leading U.S. provider of consumer products in cannabis, opened Curaleaf Jacksonville San Jose, marking the company’s 100th dispensary nationwide. AUTHOR: Heather Allman PUBLISHER: CANNABIS LAW REPORT
Episode 20 : Rooted in Good
Bob, Mikey and Lauren get a big-time diversity and sustainability education from Curaleaf’s 'Rooted in Good' team member, Raheem Uqdah, and from the founders of the Sustainable Cannabis Coalition, Peter Dougherty and Shawn Cooney who are based here in Massachusetts. Dr Uma returns with a warning to all physicians, and as usual brings her boundless energy for the positive effects of cannabis.
Big Pot Companies Target Northeastern States: Cannabis Weekly
Some of the biggest cannabis companies in the U.S., from Terrascend Corp. to Curaleaf Holdings Inc., are preparing for rapid growth as legal pot sales expand across the populous Northeast. The region’s states, home to about 56 million people, may be poised to adopt recreational cannabis use in quick succession, since they are loathe to see residents purchase marijuana next door -- and miss out on the potential tax revenue.
New York's cannabis board holds first meeting, amends medical program
New York marijuana regulators on Tuesday sought to make up for delays in the drug’s rollout by approving a chief equity officer and making immediate changes to the medical cannabis program during the inaugural meeting of the state Cannabis Control Board.
TAPPING IN WITH FAB5FREDDY, BENARD NOBLE & RAHEEM UQDAH ON “BNOBLE” BRAND & THE NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY “GRASS IS GREENER”
Last week, the National Cannabis Festival took place in Washington, D.C. and we had the pleasure of kicking off the event with one of the Curaleaf and a free screening of the documentary “Grass is Greener“. I was joined by Visual Artists, Filmmaker & Hip-Hop Pioneer Fab 5 Freddy, Benard Noble & Raheem Uqdah.
CURALEAF IS READY TO SERVE NEW JERSEY'S GROWING MARKET WITH NEW BORDENTOWN LOCATION
Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) ("Curaleaf" or the "Company"), a leading U.S. provider of consumer products in cannabis, today announced the opening of Curaleaf Bordentown, the company's 109th dispensary nationwide. The Company also announced the launch of its Select brand in New Jersey, expanding the brand's reach to 19 states. Select Bites, which feature the brand's award-winning, concentrated broad-spectrum oil and science-based formulations that offer precise, consistent cannabis experiences for any occasion, are now available at all Curaleaf New Jersey locations.
Americans Want More Cannabis, Says Curaleaf Chief
Curaleaf Holdings Executive Chairman Boris Jordan talks about cannabis reform and their latest earnings. He says Americans want more marijuana.
Curaleaf Reports Record Second Quarter 2021 Results
Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) ("Curaleaf" or the "Company"), a leading international provider of consumer products in cannabis, today reported its financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021. All financial information is provided in U.S. dollars unless otherwise indicated.
Medical marijuana businesses plan for recreational market.
Recreational cannabis isn’t yet sold in Connecticut retail locations, but medical cannabis providers are already reckoning with how to adjust now that adult use of marijuana is legal. Thames Valley Relief in Montville, which recently rebranded to The Botanist, and Curaleaf Groton, are two local purveyors — owned by larger companies — of medical cannabis trying to determine how to adjust to the new recreational market.
Ice Bucket Challenge month kicks off Friday in Boston
For the event, Julie Frates is partnering with Curaleaf, and opening up about the benefits her husband saw in medical cannabis during his eight-year battle with ALS.
U.S. HEMP ROUNDTABLE ANNOUNCES NATIONAL OFFICERS
JAMES SHORRIS, VICE PRESIDENT FOR LAW AND SCIENCE Jim is the Chief Compliance Officer for Curaleaf, Inc. Before joining Curaleaf, Jim spent much of his career in financial services regulation, most recently as Chief Compliance Officer of BMO Capital Markets in New York and Toronto. He was responsible for developing, implementing, and managing global capital markets compliance programs with a team of more than 50 professionals. Jim is a practicing attorney.
Largest Revenue Producing Cannabis Operator Eyes M&A as New State Programs Ramp Up
Joseph Bayern last spoke with New Cannabis Ventures in December 2020, right before he stepped into the CEO role at Curaleaf. Since then, the company has continued to leverage its large U.S. footprint and look to global opportunities. Bayern checked in to talk about the company’s recent acquisitions and how it is positioned to capitalize on the continuing trend of cannabis legalization
The Fight Over Delta-8-THC Products Is A Battle For The Future Of The Cannabis Industry
Joe Bayern, the CEO of Curaleaf, which is one of the world’s largest cannabis companies, says he thinks Delta-8 products, many of which are untested and sold in gas stations and smoke shops, pose a major public safety issue.
2021 Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Guide
Select Squeeze uses nanotechnology for a fast-acting cannabis-infused experience similar to that of a summer cocktail (without the hangover). Available in four flavors – Watermelon, Lemon Lime, Strawberry Lemonade and Hint of Sweet – Squeeze allows you to add 5mg doses of THC to all of your favorite beverages so you can join in on the fun in whichever way you prefer.
Curaleaf and Scary Mommy Team Up to Break Down Stigmas Around Cannabis and Parenting
Two leaders in their industries—multi-state cannabis player Curaleaf and media powerhouse Scary Mommy—have created a cobranded content hub and a celebrity-led live event aimed at normalizing weed use for parents, especially moms.
Cannabis Investing Network: The Importance of Being The Biggest
In this jam-packed episode Boris Jordan joins us in an extremely candid conversation about Curaleaf Holdings. Boris is founder and Executive Chairman of Curaleaf Holdings and is one of the industry's most recognized faces.
Curaleaf’s Lanett Austin: The Cannabis Industry and Communities of Color
Lanett Austin, director of Talent Management and Diversity at Curaleaf – the largest cannabis operator in the U.S. – joins host Porter Braswell to discuss the racial disparities in the cannabis industry and what a more equitable and inclusive future would mean.
Mother’s Day Gift Guide: The 10 Best THC Cannabis Gifts
Select Nano Gummies Billed as the edible, reinvented, Select Nano is a new kind of gummy that offers a new kind of high with a faster onset and more balanced experience.
Why Curaleaf is focused on the U.S.
Boris Jordan, Curaleaf Executive Chairman joins the Yahoo Finance Live panel to discuss Curaleaf's cannabis legalization in the U.S. and their THC-infused beverage focus.
Patient-Focused and Here For You: The Grand Opening of Curaleaf on City Ave
Located along the main route between Montgomery County and Northwest Philadelphia, one of the nation’s leading cannabis operators, Curaleaf, celebrated the grand opening of its 1,800 sq ft City Ave dispensary on Monday.
Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opening On City Ave Next Week
Curaleaf is opening its 12th Pennsylvania location on City Avenue next week, offering a new option for area medical marijuana patients.
New York State Legalizes Adult-Use Cannabis
New York lawmakers legalized cannabis sales for adults over 21 years old on Wednesday, making the Empire State the 15th regulated recreational marijuana market in the United States.
Black Cannabis feat Khadijah Tribble
Black Cannabis 365 gets a peek behind multi-state operator Curaleaf and its mission to assist communities impacted by the War on Drugs. Khadijah Tribble, Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility within Curaleaf joins us for an exclusive.
Planet 13, Curaleaf Launch Select 'Shop-In-Shop' Experience At Las Vegas Dispensary
Planet 13 will create a Select “shop-in-shop experience” at its Las Vegas dispensary, starting Monday, March 15. It will also host a sales and education program, presenting the brand’s complete portfolio of products, such as Select Elite, Select Classic Bites, Select Elite Live, Select Ratio Drops, and Select Nano Gummies.
Curaleaf expands to Europe with $286M acquisition
Joe Bayern, Curaleaf CEO joins the Yahoo Finance Live panel to discuss the company’s earnings and expanding its empire to Europe.
The CEO of the biggest cannabis company in the US lays out how he's preparing to profit from the spread of legal marijuana around the world
Curaleaf announced in a press release the exciting news about our entrance into the European cannabis market through the purchase of EMMAC Life Sciences Group.
Marijuana dispensaries see jump in traffic
Dispensaries in North Central and around the Valley are experiencing more traffic as the possession and use of recreational marijuana in the state was approved. Arizona Proposition 207 allows this use of marijuana for anyone at least 21 years old. It was passed late last year and already there has been a noticeable change in sales. Steve Cottrell, president of Curaleaf Arizona, said sales at that dispensary, which has several locations, doubled within the first weekend of legal recreational use.
Medical Flower Now Allowed In New York
New York’s Cannabis Control Board is moving quickly to make up for the lost time under the previous administration. In the group’s first meeting since incoming Gov. Hochul stepped in and nominated people for the board, they approved raw cannabis flower as a medical product effective immediately.
The cannabis industry is booming, but for many Black Americans the price of entry is steep
While Bernard Noble sat in a Louisiana jail riding out a 13-year sentence for possession of 2.8 grams of marijuana, cannabis legalization and decriminalization swept through the United States.
B NOBLE & THE WAR ON DRUGS
In this episode, of Responsibly Different Podcast, they dive deep into some of the systemic issues of racism and oppression that have occurred through the War on Drugs.
How Curaleaf Beat Expectations for Sales and Earnings
Dreamstime U.S. cannabis grower Curaleaf Holdings beat second-quarter sales expectations—despite competition for peoples’ wallets amid relaxed travel restrictions near the start of the summer season.
Curaleaf Q2 Revenue Increases 166% to $312 Million
Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) (“Curaleaf” or the “Company”), a leading international provider of consumer products in cannabis, today reported its financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021. All financial information is provided in U.S. dollars unless otherwise indicated.
Flavor is the spice of life
Latest cannabis products elevated to the next level with focus on dynamic flavor profiles. The goal for this month's review was to ferret out tasty cannabis treats that possessed dynamic flavor profiles.
Maine's marijuana market keeps growing, sets sales record in June
Maine's recreational marijuana market continued its eye-popping growth in June, the state has reported. Sales of cannabis for recreational, adult-use topped $6.47 million for the month, up from $5.36 million in May, according to new data from the Maine Office of Marijuana Policy. More than 86,000 purchases took place during June.
Green Enterprise: Creating Impactful Black Cannabis Brands
Cedric Haynes hosts Green Enterprise, with guests Bernard Noble, Fab 5 Freddy, to discuss cannabis prohibition, Bernard's story, B Noble and more.
Fab 5 Freddy And Curaleaf Launch B Noble With Former Prisoner Who Faced 13 Years For Two Joints
Be noble, be educated, and be loud. That’s the general sentiment behind B Noble, Fab 5 Freddy’s line of cannabis with Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF)—an entirely new concept in cannabis, as it directly involves former prisoner Bernard Noble, who served seven years out of a 13-year sentence of hard labor in prison for the equivalent of two joints’ worth of cannabis.
The LGBTQ Leaders in Cannabis
Khadijah Tribble is a highly respected expert on equity and inclusion in the cannabis industry and has advised cannabis investors, government regulators, entrepreneurs, and businesses on policy, business development, and community impact.
Rooted In Good And Poised For Activism: How Khadijah Tribble’s Thought Leadership Is Helping Shape The Cannabis Industry
There are activists, and then there are people who make it their life long mission to better humanity. Khadijah Tribble is both, and has been leading the way in cannabis social equity for years. She is a highly respected expert on equity and inclusion in the cannabis industry, and has advised cannabis investors, government regulators, entrepreneurs, and businesses on policy, business development, and community impact.
Pot Producers Are Pushing to Clamp Down on Delta-8 THC
A little-known substance derived from hemp is flying off the shelves of U.S. gas stations and smoke shops, offering users a cheap and convenient high even in states where marijuana isn’t legal. But large cannabis producers are now pushing to clamp down on Delta-8 THC amid worries that a lack of oversight means heavy metals and unexpected intoxicants are cropping up in some of the products.
Cannabis Co Curaleaf Expands In Colorado Via Los Sueños Farms Acquisition
The acquisition will boost Curaleaf's footprint in Colorado with land, as well as a 1,800 plant indoor grow and two shops selling recreational cannabis.
Curaleaf CEO Expects to Shatter $1B Annual Revenue as More States Legalize Cannabis
Cannabis giant Curaleaf has announced that it has reached the $1 billion mark in annual sales but as more states legalize, the company expects that number to surge. CEO Joe Bayern joined Cheddar to discuss the success of the industry, saying he attributed much of it to people opting for an alternative over prescription drugs in treating certain conditions. Bayern also discussed expanding the business into Europe stating that its markets, while in their infancy, show promise.
Raheem Uqdah Talks Curaleaf And Social Responsibility
As the cannabis industry continues to grow through the spread of legalization in the United States and other countries, major players are staking their claim in the market. Among the vast range of industry players is the expansive Curaleaf umbrella brand, which has managed to claim a top spot in the world of legal cannabis.
Welcome To The Last Illegal 420
There is still plenty of work to be done to legalize cannabis at the federal level, but if the members of Congress think it is still up for debate in America, they must be high.
The Ultimate High Times 420 Gift Guide 2021
Our 420 Gift Guide will help you choose some new products to enjoy for a fun and COVID-safe 420, whether you’re imbibing with your friends over Zoom or legally lighting up a jay in a park (lookin’ at you, New York!). No matter what you’re into—concentrates, edibles, vapes, or good old-fashioned joints—there’s bound to be something in our 420 Gift Guide that will pique your interest!
Curaleaf Expects Major Growth of Legal Marijuana in U.S.
Curaleaf Chairman Boris Jordan, speaks with Bloomberg's Caroline Hyde, Romaine Bostick and Joe Weisenthal on "What'd You Miss?" about the company's acquisition of EMMAC Life Sciences, one of the largest cannabis companies in Europe
10 Women to watch out for: Industry luminaries and rising stars
As Women’s History Month draws to a close, we’d be remiss in not recognizing some of the cannabis industry’s stars. The women who are shaping the cannabis space come from all backgrounds. They are marketing experts, software gurus, doctors, lawyers, and advocates for social justice. Below are ten women whom we’re glad to have at the helm of our evolving industry.
6 new weed products you should try from Houseplant, G Pen, and more
One of the most recognizable vape brands, Select, announced a new line of fruit-forward vapes called “Select Fresh.” These new vapes have the look and convenience of a disposable, but are rechargeable and eco-friendly, according to the press release. These vapes are easy to use with Select's auto-draw GO hardware that means you just have to inhale to get it started.
Medical Cannabis Dispensary Opens In Gaithersburg
Curaleaf, America's biggest cannabis company, celebrated Friday the grand opening of its medical dispensary in Gaithersburg. The store relocated from its previous space at 8355 Snouffer School Rd. to a 3,200-square-foot space at 10011 Stedwick Rd. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the occasion.
Why Curaleaf Is Hopeful About Cannabis Reform in Washington and Europe
The company’s December quarterly revenue of $233 million was up 186% from the year-ago quarter. And unlike most well-known Canadian growers, Curaleaf made solid cash profits, reporting $54 million in earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (adjusted for one-time charges).
U.S. pot companies to uplist on major exchanges soon: Curaleaf
U.S. publicly traded cannabis companies will soon be able to uplist their shares to major stock exchanges if the U.S. Congress passes marijuana banking reform legislation, according to the head of Curaleaf Holdings Inc. "We're always in discussions with the Canadian exchanges. Something's gonna happen this year for U.S. cannabis players in terms of uplisting," said Curaleaf Executive Chairman Boris Jordan in a phone interview.
Using Cannabis to Treat Migraine Can Cause Rebound Headaches
People using cannabis for migraine relief can have rebound headaches, similar to overuse headaches experienced by people who use too much migraine pain medication. That’s according to a study released today. The research will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 73rd annual meeting, which is being held virtually during the week of April 17.
Benzinga's February Cannabis Capital Conference Kicks Off With Keynote By Curaleaf's Boris Jordan
Benzinga’s February Cannabis Capital Conference kicked off today with an introduction by CEO Jason Raznick followed by the keynote presentation from Boris Jordan, executive chairman of the board of Curaleaf. Raznick moderated.