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Spencer Schredder

Benzinga Staff Writer

August 05, 2014 10:41 AM
The August 2, 2014 edition of the New York Times will go down in history as the first major news publication to allow a marijuana company to purchas ...
August 04, 2014 10:52 AM
The New York Times Calls for Marijuana Reform Starting last week, The New York Times released a series of articles calling for marijuana policy re ...
June 18, 2014 4:43 PM
Wednesday morning, the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ruled in favor of five Native Americans in ...
June 16, 2014 4:58 PM
Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) signed a law on Monday that legalized a special strain of marijuana to treat epileptic seizures and other diseases. ...
June 16, 2014 4:15 PM
Colorado Approved The Largest State Funded MJ Resarch Grant Ever A new grant system in Colorado is handing out up to $9 million in funding for med ...
May 30, 2014 12:19 PM
This fall, thousands of eager freshmen will step onto their new college campuses for the first time. The newfound independence and social opportun ...
May 29, 2014 9:07 AM
Effective Friday, May 30, 2014 Vapor Corp (OTC: VPCO) will be moving to the NASDAQ exchange. Florida-based Vapor Corp is a leading supplier of e-cigar ...
May 22, 2014 2:10 PM
Duncan Niederauer will retire as CEO of the New York Stock Exchange, effective immediately. Niederauer has served as the President and co-CEO of N ...
May 19, 2014 3:44 PM
Minnesota Set To Become The 22nd State To Legalize Medical Marijuana After a series of road-bumps, the Minnesota legislature overwhelmingly passed ...
May 16, 2014 12:09 PM
The SEC posted a press release warning investors of fraud in the sector Friday morning, following the seventh trading halt in two months in the mari ...
May 14, 2014 12:08 PM
On Friday, May 9, to the chagrin of the Obama Administration, the United States House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved the American Resear ...
May 12, 2014 3:55 PM
Colorado Legislators Approve Of New Marijuana Banking System Colorado legislators have approved of a system of uninsured credit co-ops that would, ...
May 12, 2014 1:28 PM
The Colorado legislature made history last week with the approval of the world’s first marijuana banking system. Though the feds announced guid ...
May 09, 2014 12:25 PM
Government involvement in the cannabis sector is inevitable. Many canna-businesses trade on the OTC marketplace, so full SEC disclosure is not requi ...
May 08, 2014 10:49 AM
Though the company name would hint to investors that Cannabis-RX (OTC: CANA) deals directly with medical cannabis, long-time real estate developer a ...
May 06, 2014 5:17 PM
Tuesday afternoon, Alibaba.com filed a Form F-1 with the SEC that contains details regarding its upcoming IPO. According to the F-1 filing, Alibab ...
May 05, 2014 4:52 PM
Marijuana Market Regulations Released in Uruguay Uruguay, which legalized marijuana for recreational use in December, announced market regulations ...
April 29, 2014 10:25 AM
Three U.S. cable providers that use TiVo (NASDAQ: TIVO) set-top boxes will be integrating Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) onto their platforms: Atlantic Broadb ...
April 28, 2014 3:21 PM
Quinnipiac University Poll’s Colorado Citizens Following Legalization Approximately three months after Colorado’s marijuana legalization law t ...
April 22, 2014 4:35 PM
New Study Links Casual Marijuana Use To Brain Abnormalities A study conducted at Northwestern University links casual, recreational marijuana use ...
April 22, 2014 11:24 AM
The Netflix smash-hit political drama House Of Cards portrays a coercive relationship between a billionaire entrepreneur and the President of the Un ...
April 18, 2014 1:05 PM
Rising From The Ashes Tauriga’s future definitely seems more certain than it did a year ago, when the company was “struggling to stay alive. ...
April 16, 2014 5:08 PM
After an “unusual series of problems,” Tauriga Sciences (OTC: TAUG) was able to “reinvent themselves” with the help of newly-appointed CEO D ...
April 10, 2014 1:09 PM
GrowLife Halted Thursday morning, the SEC halted trading of GrowLife, Inc. (OTC: PHOT) based on “concerns regarding the accuracy and adequacy of ...
April 09, 2014 4:15 PM
(Note: This is the second of a two-part interview with Terra Tech Corp. CEO Derek Peterson. Click here for part one) Terra Tech Corp (OTC: TRTC), ...
April 09, 2014 11:18 AM
New Hampshire (Recreational): New Hampshire’s legislature passed a bill legalizing marijuana back in January, which made them the first to do so ...
April 07, 2014 9:43 AM
Historically, the conservative south has strongly resisted marijuana legalization. Nonetheless support for marijuana legalization has begun germinat ...
April 03, 2014 2:20 PM
The Midwest is another focal point in the battle for legalized medical marijuana. Michigan is the only state in the region that allows the use of me ...
April 02, 2014 2:02 PM
Terra Tech (OTC: TRTC), and its subsidiary GrowOp, were started with the intention to develop and manufacture growth tools for in-home cannabis cult ...
April 02, 2014 12:07 PM
According to a new survey from WebMD, a majority of doctors nationwide support the national legalization of medical marijuana. WebMD, which is a hig ...