Collective Growth Corp. delays IPO due to uncertain stock markets during coronavirus outbreak

The initial public offering for “blank check” company Collective Growth Corp. continues to be delayed on the Nasdaq because of the volatile stock market and uncertainty caused by the global coronavirus outbreak. The newly organized company, led by former Canopy Growth Corp. executives Bruce Linton, Tim Saunders and Geoff Whaling, was established in hopes of […]

11 Senators Ask For SBA Support To Small Cannabis Businesses

Today, a letter sent last week regarding the state-legal cannabis industry and the prohibition of access to the services of the Small Business by Senators Jacky Rosen (D-NV), Michael Bennett (D-CO), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Tammy Duckworth (D-WI), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Kamala Harris (D-CA), Ed Markey (D-MA), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Bernie Sanders (I/D-VT) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) additional signers became public

Cannabis Workers, Unemployment Insurance, and the Small Business Administration: What You Need to Know

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic is adversely impacting businesses around the world, and smaller businesses especially. That is why this week, NORML reached out to our numerous allies on Capitol Hill to ensure that any Unemployment Insurance aid packages considered by Congress provide relief to cannabis-industry personnel who have been or will be either furloughed from their jobs.

A Fantastic February with Las Vegas NORML

Throughout the city, we’ve been making sure that criminal justice advocacy stays at the forefront of the social cannabis community’s mind. From staying up to date on the happenings of the legal adult use industry to the patient and consumer rights that we stand for, we’re going into March with an even stronger, fired up passion for reform.

Work continues on Canopy Growth’s New York hemp plant despite recent closures, job cuts

A Canadian cannabis giant that shut down more than half its marijuana cultivation facilities and significantly slashed jobs last week is still moving forward with a hemp production facility in New York state. Canadian-based Canopy Growth closed two production facilities in British Columbia and laid off 500 employees there. But construction work continues on an […]

Coronavirus thwarts plans for SXSW, two more cannabis events

Three more cannabis-related conferences have been canceled or postponed, including this month’s massive South by Southwest (SXSW) event in Austin, Texas, because of the coronavirus outbreak. In addition to SXSW, which had a cannabis business track that included speakers from Marijuana Business Daily and Hemp Industry Daily, the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) postponed indefinitely […]

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