‘Curiosity Is the Cure': Local Experts Discuss Hurdles Facing Cannabis in Health Care
While most Americans have embraced cannabis in medicine, the health care and insurance industries are struggling to do the same. Between stigma, a lack of access to medical literature and conflicting legislation, people are using medical marijuana in a system that’s ill-equipped to handle it. Doctors didn’t learn about cannabis in medical school and it’s not prescribed in the...
Is It Time for Health Insurers to Cover Medical Marijuana?
After 50 years of chronic back pain, Burnadett Preaster discovered medical marijuana. She says it changed everything—most importantly, it made her pain more manageable. Now, like many patients, she believes it is long past time health insurers cover the cost of medical marijuana in their plans. “Basically, I feel cannabis, medical cannabis is helping me get my life back,” she…
How Long Will NH Stay ‘an Island in New England' Without Legal Marijuana?
New Hampshire is the only state in New England that has yet to legalize marijuana. Lawmakers don’t share that same broad enthusiasm for legalization, from the State House to the governor’s office. Are things changing?
Cannabis ETFs Have Made a Double-Digit Comeback in Recent Weeks. What Managers Are Saying
The catalysts for cannabis stocks are adding up, with risk appetites returning and the SAFE Act back on the table in Congress, ETF managers say.
Cannabis Stocks Offer Higher Growth at Lower Valuations, ETF Manager Says — the Top 2022 Trend He's Watching
Cannabis ETF manager Tim Seymour shares his 2022 forecast for the rapidly growing industry as U.S. legalization hangs in the balance.
Mass. Company Weeds Out Competition, Bakes 850-Pound Pot Brownie
A Massachusetts cannabis company is celebrating National Brownie Day on Wednesday with what it believes is the “largest THC-infused brownie ever made.” MariMed Inc. said the massive confection is 3-feet-by-3-feet square and 15 inches tall, weighs 850 pounds, and contains 20,000 mg of THC. The brownie was also made to celebrate the launch of the company’s new line of cannabis-infused…