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Cannabis Watch: Mitch McConnell travels to California, where pot execs pitch need for cannabis banking reform

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a longtime opponent of reforming marijuana laws, is spending more time than usual thinking about cannabis on a trip to California this week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 9th, 2019

Cannabis Watch: Mitch McConnell meets with pot execs in California, pitched need for cannabis banking reform

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a longtime opponent of reforming marijuana laws, is spending more time than usual thinking about cannabis on a trip to California this week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 9th, 2019

Cannabis businesses: Activists urge congress for a banking reform

Cannabis Policy Advocates Urge Congress to Include Banking Reform in Next Coronavirus Relief Legis.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 8th, 2020

Cannabis Watch: Pot shops are considered ‘essential’ businesses in most states where it’s legal, but the rules are shifting

When California became the first state to issue.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 11th, 2020

Cannabis Watch: Federal prosecutors investigate California marijuana companies in wide-ranging probe

Federal prosecutors have launched a probe of cannabis companies in California, seeking a batch of records held by a startup that functions as a Yelp for marijuana dispensaries, according to a grand-jury subpoena reviewed by MarketWatch......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 2nd, 2020

Senate Banking Committee move forward with banking reform: Activist

Cannabis Industry Professionals Call on Senate Banking Committee Chairman to Move Forward with House-Approved Banking Reform More than 1300 cannabis business owners, executives, and employees... The p.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkFeb 13th, 2020

Cannabis Watch: As pot stocks sink, these two guys just raised $120 million to buy

Amid the vast ocean of red ink that are marijuana stocks this fall, Mitch Baruchowitz and Peter Lee, who run the blank check company Merida Merger Corp., see an even more vast opportunity to make money......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 19th, 2019

Canadian Cannabis Extraction Execs Talk Tech, Staffing, Innovation

Cannabis extraction technology was the subject of a panel discussion Tuesday at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference.  Moderated by Mitch Osak, partner at MNP, the panel included experts from several Canadian brands. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 24th, 2019

Cannabis Watch: Cannabis stocks mostly lower as euphoria over banking bill fades in face of tricky U.S. Senate path

Cannabis stocks turned mixed on Thursday, a.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 26th, 2019

Cannabis Watch: Cannabis stocks mixed as euphoria over banking bill fades in face of tricky U.S. Senate path

Cannabis stocks turned mixed on Thursday, a.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 26th, 2019

Cannabis Watch: Cannabis stocks mixed as euphoria over banking bill fades in face of tricky U.S. Senate

Cannabis stocks turned mixed on Thursday, a.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 26th, 2019

Cannabis Watch: Cannabis stocks mixed as CannTrust hit by product return, MedMen boosted by delivery launch

Cannabis stocks were mixed on Monday, with CannTrust falling another 5% on news a customer is returning almost three million Canadian dollars worth of its weed and MedMen rallying as it launches delivery service across California......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 19th, 2019

Has The Moment For Cannabis Banking Reform Finally Arrived?

The multi-billion-dollar cannabis industry in the U.S. is largely restricted to cash-only transactions. Will Congress or technology companies be the first to provide a solution for this growing industry? read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 10th, 2019

Cannabis Watch: Cannabis stocks fall ahead of Senate hearing on banking, Neptune gains on bullish GMP note

Cannabis shares were mostly lower Monday, as investors braced for a Senate hearing Tuesday on cannabis and banking, an obstacle for many companies in the new sector as long as cannabis is banned at the federal level......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 22nd, 2019

Cannabis Watch: Cannabis stocks higher as Canopy shareholders meet, CannTrust unveils California venture

Cannabis stocks were mostly higher Wednesday, as investors awaited the results of shareholder votes on Canopy Growth Corp.’s proposal to acquire Acreage Holdings Inc. with the companies hosting separate meetings that kick off at 10 a.m......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 19th, 2019

Cannabis Watch: Cannabis stocks rise as banking bill advances, investors await Canopy earnings

Cannabis stocks were mostly higher Friday, rising with the broader market after a weaker-than-expected May jobs report bolstered expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates sooner rather than later......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 7th, 2019

Plan to create special cannabis-friendly banks moves forward in California

Shut out of the traditional banking system by f.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 21st, 2019

Cannabis Execs Pitch Investors In Toronto; iAnthus CFO Says Market Will Grow To Same Magnitude As Alcohol

Investors heard from dozens of top cannabis executives April 17-18 at the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference in Toronto.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 26th, 2019

Cannabis Watch: Cronos shares weigh on cannabis sector after soft earnings fail to impress

Cronos Group Inc. shares fall after the company’s quarterly earnings fail to light a spark with investors, who are also awaiting a key congressional committee vote on a cannabis banking bill......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 26th, 2019

Wall Street Analysts await Cannabis Banking Vote in Congress This Week

FLASH: The House is likely to pass the bill, but there is a less-than-25% chance cannabis legislation becomes law. Wall Street analysts are keeping a close watch on a House committee vote scheduled Tuesd.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 24th, 2019

WATCH: Interviews With Some Of The Biggest Execs From The Cannabis Capital Conference

Benzinga’s 2019 Cannabis Cap.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 18th, 2019