Category Archives: U.S.

Q&A: Stockhouse’s Cindy Broad on why U.S. pot businesses look to Canada for capital

As cannabis legalization continues to flourish in North America, several U.S. marijuana companies are turning to Canada’s stock markets in order to build capital. Major cannabis companies such as Flow Kana, MedMen and Wagner Dimas have decided to avoid legal roadblocks in the U.S. by offering shares through Canadian exchanges and generating millions in financing. […]

Surgeon General suggests reclassifying marijuana to expand research

(Courtesy of DPA) America’s top health official believes that current restrictions on cannabis should be reconsidered. Surgeon General Jerome Adams spoke about the federal government’s drug classification system last month at a law enforcement conference at Harvard University, reports CTV News. “We need to look at our health laws, rules and regulations, and that includes […]

European Union authorizes first U.S. marijuana company to operate in Malta

An American cannabis company will now enter the European market. Columbia Care LLC, one of America’s top medical marijuana companies, has become the first US cannabis firm licensed to operate in the European Union, reports Grizzle. The company recently established a base in Malta, where they will be able to import, expert, cultivate, process and […]

Gallup poll: Americans believe tobacco is more harmful than marijuana

(stock photo by Drug Policy Alliance) Americans now consider tobacco products to be more harmful than using cannabis, according to recent data. A Gallup poll conducted this month found that tobacco products such as cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, e-cigarettes and pipe tobacco are all seen by the majority of Americans to inflict more bodily harm […]