ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Dec. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On CNBC’s hit primetime series “The Profit,” entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis puts his own money on the line to help save and grow struggling businesses. Now, he’s headed to California, as Proposition 64, a new law that allows any adult to buy cannabis legally, goes into effect New Year’s Day.
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This Is Why New Zealand May Be the Next Country to Legalize Cannabis
On Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, the recently elected prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Arden, said she wants to initiate countrywide conversations regarding the legalization of cannabis.
CNBC Presents a Special Episode ‘The Profit: Marijuana Millions’ on Tuesday, August 8 at 10 PM ET/PT
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On CNBC’s hit primetime series “The Profit,” entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis puts his own money on the line to help save and grow struggling businesses. Now, he’s headed to California, following the recent passage of Proposition 64, a new law that will soon allow any adult to buy cannabis legally. This time, he’s here not to invest, but to explore the business behind what will soon be the largest legal marijuana market in the world.
The Marijuana Gold Rush
CNBC’s Kate Rogers reports on where the jobs are in the marijuana industry as the substance becomes legal in more places.
Investors Seek High Returns in Marijuana Stocks
For investors, the rising prospects of legalized pot may be too good to pass up, yet the publicly traded cannabis companies may not be such a smart bet.
Legal Pot Business Buzzing, But Growing Pains Loom
Heightened competition in the market for legal recreational weed is pushing prices down and firing up border wars across state lines.
CNBC Interviews Leslie Bocskor on Legal Marijuana Market
On Feb. 3, 2016, the CNBC series The Pulse @ 1 Market released its interview with Leslie Bocskor, CEO of Electrum Partners, as a part of Althea Chang’s article, “Tech start-ups hope for marijuana sales growth.”
Marijuana Policy Project Grades Republican Candidates
In anticipation of the upcoming Republican presidential debate taking place at the University of Colorado Boulder, the Marijuana Policy Project has issued a voter guide that grades presidential candidates on marijuana policy with an A-F score.
MassRoots Pitches Kevin O’Leary on CNBC’s Elevator Pitch
DENVER, July 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — MassRoots (OTCQB: MSRT), one of the largest and most active social networks for cannabis consumers with 420,000 users, is pleased to report it recently pitched Kevin O’Leary on CNBC’s Elevator Pitch. The segment was released yesterday and can be viewed online here.
Turnaround Attempt Tuesday
It is quite possible that “buy the rumor, sell the news” has been experienced, as manipulators might have been pushing up prices ahead of last night’s “Marijuana Country: The Cannabis Boom” on CNBC Prime.
Venture Capitalists Giving Rise to “Big Pot”?
Peter Thiel, venture capitalist and co-founder of PayPal, is considering a multimillion dollar investment in Seattle-based private equity firm, Privateer Holdings, according to CNBC.
Thiel Considering Big Investment in Pot Sector: Source
Venture capitalist Peter Thiel—who famously suggested on CNBC that “pot smoking” was happening at Twitter—is considering a multimillion dollar investment in Privateer Holdings.
From Brain Diseases to Pets, Start-ups Develop New Cannabis Cures
As recreational use of marijuana ramps up, entrepreneurs are trying their hand at cashing in on the green rush.
Marijuana Marketing: Stoners or Sophisticates?
Cheech and Chong, “Half Baked,” the Zig Zag logo… all of these are passé when it comes to marketing marijuana in the 21st century’s nascent legal industry. Marketers agree – the face of cannabis needs to change.