Articles By Nushin Rashidian

Q&A

Q&A: What Does Silicon Valley’s PAX Have Planned in Canada?

Cannabis Wire spoke with PAX’s first general manager for Canada about new markets, shifting consumer preferences, and the opportunities afforded by federal legalization.

CBD

FDA Extends Public Comment on Products Containing Cannabis

The agency, which will determine the future of the CBD industry, also provided an update on its information gathering. And yesterday, Canada’s health officials initiated a somewhat similar process.

Canada

Canada Unveils Long-Awaited Regulations for Edible Cannabis Products

Cannabis buds have been for sale across the country since October. But officials wanted to take their time crafting rules for more potent products, like edibles and concentrates.

Nevada

Nevada Governor’s Transparency Move Reveals Big Names in State Cannabis Industry

Chicago-based Green Thumb Industries looms large with 30 licenses.

Business, Congress

Which Big Banks Are Thinking About the SAFE Banking Act?

Mainstream banks like Wells Fargo and Citigroup added a cannabis banking measure to their first quarter lobbying report.

Longread

History Repeating

Hemp is legal. Cannabis legalization is close behind. How did we get here? This 4/20, unwind with this excerpt from A New Leaf: The End of Cannabis Prohibition.

Uncategorized

Our Top Stories of 2018

Cannabis Wire has published groundbreaking stories on the cannabis beat since our launch in June 2018.

Global

Cannabis beyond Canada

What comes to mind when I think of the cannabis industry in 2018 is its breathtaking speed of global growth.

Business, Congress, Lobbying, Longread

PART III: A Sea Change for Cannabis Politics

As legislative priorities shift, what is gained? And what is lost?