Articles By Yeji Lee

Canada

Canada: Edibles, Concentrates, and Vaping Products Are Now, Officially, Legal

Government agencies believe they have been careful to establish “the appropriate safeguards” in regulations that go into effect today for products that will hit stores in December.

Business

Aphria Reports a Second Consecutive Profitable Quarter, While Some Investors Share Concern Over Canadian Market

During an earnings call on Tuesday, Aphria emphasized Canadian growth opportunities against what some investors see as a disappointing first year of adult-use sales in the country.

Business, Global

Global Exchanges Brace for Impact as Congress Seriously Considers Cannabis Banking Bill

Stock exchanges in Canada, Australia, and Jamaica talk to Cannabis Wire about how closely they’re watching US cannabis legislation that could change the international economic landscape.

Business

MedMen and PharmaCann Kill Their $682 Million Merger

Less than ten months after the companies agreed that MedMen would acquire PharmaCann, one of the biggest deals in cannabis history came to an end.

Business, Global

In a Global Patchwork of Cannabis Laws, How Do You Move Cannabis and Its Money?

The International Cannabis Bar Association hosted discussions on the interplay between countries that have tightly-regulated cannabis laws, and more lax ones.

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Q&A: What a Medical Cannabis Tsunami is Doing to Real Estate

“It seems like … every other strip center is going to have a dispensary.”

Business, Enforcement

Massachusetts Temporarily Banned Cannabis Vapes. Will Other States Follow?

Cannabis regulators grapple with how to react to the hundreds of mysterious vape-related illnesses and nine deaths across the US.

Business

If the SAFE Banking Act Passes, Will Big Banks Work With the Cannabis Industry?

Cannabis Wire contacted major banks to learn whether they will work with cannabis businesses, or wait for federal prohibition to lift. Here’s what we learned.

Business

Can Blockchain Boost the Cannabis Industry?

A number of regulators, legislators, and companies see it as a problem-solver, and the pace of adoption is picking up.