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Business

Insurance Coverage Remains Sparse, Confusing for Cannabis Industry

“Money is still being transported around in buckets and being buried in backyards. And honestly, that’s where we felt there is more risk,” said the general counsel for Golden Bear Insurance Company.

Business, Global, Mexico

Interview with Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox: “Trump Should Go for Legalization”

Fox, who is now the director of a Canadian cannabis company in Colombia, shared his thoughts on the future of the cannabis industry in the Americas.

Business, Congress, Lobbying, Longread

PART III: A Sea Change for Cannabis Politics

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

Business, Congress, Lobbying, Longread

PART II: The Cannabis Industry Learns to Play Politics

Cannabis companies are increasingly lobbying and handing out campaign contributions on both sides of the aisle.

Business, Congress, Lobbying, Longread

PART I: Cannabis Courts the Grand Old Party

The cannabis debate in Congress is being reshaped along GOP-friendly lines.

Business, Congress, Lobbying, Longread

Cannabis Goes To Washington

A burgeoning industry is using its money to influence politics, and finding new GOP allies in the process. But there may be a price.

Business

Is Your Data Safe When You Purchase Legal Cannabis?

In both the US and Canada, retailers often collect sensitive information. It could be vulnerable, and some lawmakers are taking a look.

Business, Colorado

Jury Trial Set for Closely Watched Anti-Cannabis Case in Colorado

The anti-racketeering, or RICO, case plaintiffs are backed by a D.C. law firm with ties to conservative causes — and Jeff Sessions.

Business, Data

Cannabis Taxes State by State: What We Know So Far

How much revenue is coming in? And, more important, where does it go?

Business

How Craft Brewers Are Bellying Up to the Cannabis Bar

Regulations are rigorous, but some beer companies are seeking a way to make and sell cannabis-infused beverages

Business, Congress, Lobbying

MedMen Requests Refund from Conservative Immigration PAC but Donation Still Draws Criticism

After Cannabis Wire revealed that MedMen and other leading cannabis businesses donated to a PAC called What A Country!, MedMen requested a refund, saying it had been unaware that the PAC supported anti-immigration candidates