Marijuana M&A boom awaits, in California and beyond

Jazz Pharmaceuticals’ $7.2-billion purchase of GW Pharmaceuticals last week is the biggest tie-up yet for the cannabis industry. And it’s probably just the beginning. The blockbuster deal , which dwarfs Tilray Inc. and Aphria Inc.’s $3.8-billion merger as well as...

USDA Raises THC Limit for Hemp Eradication to 1%

In their Final Rule for the hemp industry, the U.S. Department of Agriculture raised THC levels that trigger eradication to 1% rather than the previous 0.5%. Industrial hemp standards under U.S. law remain 0.3% but the Agricultural Marketing Service – a division of...

Medical Cannabis is Fully Legal in Mexico: Now What?

On Thursday, January 28 , we will be hosting a FREE hour-long webinar discussing the business side of medical and recreational cannabis in Mexico . REGISTER TODAY ! In our last post , we alerted you on the publication of the new Regulations on Sanitary Control for the...