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Harvest Health & Recreation Acquires Verano Holdings

Arizona-based Harvest Health & Recreation has acquired Verano Holdings, a Chicago-based operator and grower of cannabis. At $850 million, this deal is the largest U.S. cannabis acquisition to date. It will give Harvest Health &... more »

Martha Stewart Partners with Cannabis Company

Martha Stewart announced that she is joining the cannabis craze and partnering with grower Canopy Growth Corp. to assist in developing new CBD-based products for both animals and humans. Stewart is expected to play an... more »

Cannabis-Infused Edibles Coming to Florida

Medical marijuana company Trulieve is partnering with Colorado-based Love's Oven to bring cannabis-infused edibles to Florida. The state's medical marijuana dispensaries have a wide variety of products, but not edibles. Florida law doesn't permit the... more »

UC Berkeley Launches Cannabis Research Center

The University of California at Berkeley has launched the Cannabis Research Center, which will explore how cannabis production impacts the environment and society and how these impacts will evolve under new regulations. The center will... more »

Medical Marijuana Now Legal in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Another U.S. territory legalized medical cannabis on Saturday after the governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands signed a long-awaited bill into law. "I have approved the Virgin Islands Medicinal Cannabis Care Act because it is... more »

Trulieve to Bring High-End Edibles to Florida

Florida's first and largest medical marijuana provider, Trulieve, has announced it has signed an exclusive deal to bring high-end edible marijuana products to the state. Florida's 162,000 registered patients will soon be able to purchase... more »

NM Cannabis Company Expands into Hemp Category

Ultra Health, a cannabis company in New Mexico, announced it was awarded continual production licenses to grow hemp at its Bernalillo and Tularosa sites and will dedicate 872,000 square feet of its operation to hemp... more »

Marlboro Taps Into Cannabis Market

Marlboro, one of the world's biggest tobacco companies is diving into the cannabis market with a $2.4 billion deal. Marlboro maker, Altria Group Inc., is taking a 45 percent stake in Cronos Group, the Canadian... more »

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