Cannabis Interviews

Leafly, American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association Discuss New Partnership

The cannabis information platform Leafly announced a strategic partnership Tuesday with the American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association, the world’s largest physician-based cannabis association. The partnership is focused on helping physicians provide cannabis-based care to patients. read more

Exclusive: WAYV, Hypur Partner To Launch Digital, 'Credit Card-Like' Finance Solution For Cannabis Industry

WAYV, the VC-backed company launched by Eaze’s founder Keith McCarty, and finance and compliance tech company Hypur have partnered up to launch a “credit card-like” B2B technology solution for the cannabis industry. read more

The 'Titleist Of CBD': Pro Golfer Scott McCarron Says CBD Oil Helped Him Win In 2019

PGA Tour Champions player Scott McCarron has been playing remarkable golf over the past two years. read more

The Keys To Understanding Psilocybin's Medical Value, Market Potential

With a growing public acceptance of cannabis in society, there's a natural instinct to wonder about the possible health benefits and market potential of other still-illegal substances. read more

Exclusive: Bhang's Jamie Pearson Appointed As CEO, President

Cannabis packaged goods company Bhang Inc.'s (CSE:BHNG) (OTC: BHNGF) interim president, Jamie L. Pearson, will take upon the role of president and CEO, Benzinga has learned. Scott Van Rixel has resigned from the position of CEO. read more

Moms, Presidents And Open Letters: The Tango For Cannabis Legalization And Home Growing In Latin America

By Natan Ponieman and Javier Hasse read more

'Changing The World One Doobie At A Time': A Talk With Old Pal's Brand Manager Tina Ulman

Can quality be affordable? The question that comes up in all kinds of industries, including cannabis. It seems that cannabis users can be divided into two main groups – those who don’t even think about buying it from legal sources because they can’t afford it, and those who don’t question the price when it comes to quality. read more

A Snapshot Of America's Medical Marijuana Markets: Maryland

Like many states, Maryland has a medical cannabis market that shows growth, potential and significant pain points. Maryland began revising its cannabis laws in 2012 when state lawmakers approved a medical marketplace. Two years later, the possession of 10 grams or less was decriminalized. In 2017, Maryland's medical program became operational.  read more

Execs Say Cannabis Lab Testing Sector Improving Despite Struggles

The market value of the U.S. cannabis testing sector is set to increase to $2 billion by 2025, according to a July report from Global Market Insights. read more

Diddy's Portfolio Manager Launches Her Own Cannabis Company, Calls It 'Once In A Millennium Opportunity'

By Javier Hasse and Natan Ponieman. read more

'Who Gets To Decide Who Has Access To A Legal Market?': Eaze Director Talks Big Tech Limitations, Industry Trends

By Javier Hasse and Natan Ponieman. read more

A Snapshot of America's Medical Marijuana Markets: New Jersey

Medical cannabis came to New Jersey on the final day of then-Gov. Jon Corzine's term in 2010. Corzine's signature on medical marijuana legislation allowed nearly a dozen conditions to be approved for medical cannabis consumption while prohibiting home cultivation. read more

Cannabis Leaders On The State Of Social Equity: 'Doing Nothing Won't Be An Option For Much Longer'

Six of the 18 states that have legalized legalize adult use or medicinal cannabis since 2016 have made diversity measures part of their program.  read more

'Continual Support To The Customers That Makes Us Different': Platinum CEO On Cannabis Challenges, New Opportunities

By Javier Hasse and Natan Ponieman. Platinum is a maker of cannabis products including vapes, jarred flower, pre-rolls and edibles. Cody Sadler, CEO and co-founder of Platinum, recently spoke with Benzinga about his company. read more

Zefyr's Intelligence Platform Reduces Cannabis Market Information Asymmetries

David Skul and Jason Giles, executives at emerging market intelligence platform Zefyr, recently spoke with Benzinga regarding the firm’s prospects. read more

Exclusive: Canopy Growth's CEO On The Cannabis Company's Stock Price, Growth Potential, Global Footprint

By Javier Hasse and Natan Ponieman. read more

Meet dreamt, The Cannabis Brand Specifically Designed To Help You Sleep

Dreamt is a cannabis brand that has focused its research and development efforts entirely on exploring the plant’s potential for sleep. read more

Meet My Bud Vase, The Brand Seeking To Make Bongs Inconspicuous

Doreen Sullivan, the founder and CEO of My Bud Vase, likes to define herself as an “artisanal innovator.” She creates luxury bongs that can be mindfully integrated into daily life. read more

Grow With Jane: An App For The Home Cannabis Grower

Grow With Jane is a platform designed for home cannabis growers. Their first product, launched in 2017, is a growth diary app that allows users to document and follow up on every stage of the plant’s development. read more

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