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Walmart Shopper Receives $17 Million Award for Injury

Walmart Shopper Receives $17 Million Award for Injury

A simple trip to Walmart resulted in a horrific personal injury to a customer. A shoplifter trying to escape a West Virginia Walmart knocked over a woman on his way out of the store, resulting in severe internal injuries to the victim. On March 5, a West Virginia jury awarded the woman nearly $17...

It’s a Good Thing – Martha Stewart Embraces Cannabis

It’s a Good Thing – Martha Stewart Embraces Cannabis

How do you know CBD and hemp oil have gone mainstream? Perhaps when lifestyle guru Martha Stewart embraces them. Stewart has joined forces with Canopy Growth, a major Canadian cannabis company, to help with cannabis product development for people and pets. This partnership includes Sequential...

The Evolution of HR in The Cannabis Space

The Evolution of HR in The Cannabis Space

Cannabis has become a multi-billion-dollar business. As legalization spreads, one can already envision future global corporations seizing on the many opportunities that lay ahead. To face these challenges, the way the budding industry deals with human resources has had to evolve, and it will...

7 Most Common Cannabis Compliance Pitfalls

7 Most Common Cannabis Compliance Pitfalls

Compliance is key for marijuana businesses. The law is continually evolving, and companies must always be adapting, or they might risk losing their license. I have had the opportunity to hear one of the top compliance experts in the business, Joe Hodas, COO of General Cannabis, who is also a...

Illinois Bad Faith Lawsuit Proves that Time Is Money

Illinois Bad Faith Lawsuit Proves that Time Is Money

A recent appellate decision out of Illinois demonstrates that an insurer’s bad faith is not necessarily limited to an outright refusal to pay; bad faith can also include a failure to pay within a reasonable amount of time.
As reported by The National Law Review, Rockford Mutual...

How to Avoid the Rising Tide of Cannabis Lawsuits

How to Avoid the Rising Tide of Cannabis Lawsuits

The cannabis market is shaping up to be the major sector it was long expected to become. Currently, its global market is estimated at around $7.7 billion. Some projections estimate that the international market could top $31 billion by 2021.
Such staggering growth is sure to bring about...

Top Cannabis Stock Surpasses Apple Among Millennial Investors

Top Cannabis Stock Surpasses Apple Among Millennial Investors

If there’s a battle between the iPhone and weed, guess which one is winning among millennials? The green rush is on, especially for those under 40. Robinhood is one of the top trading apps for millennial investors, and the top stock held by millennials on this app is Aurora Cannabis. More...

State Farm Must Pay Couple $46K for Breach of Contract for Homeowner Policy

State Farm Must Pay Couple $46K for Breach of Contract for Homeowner Policy

In a case that could have sweeping national implications, a Pennsylvania court has ordered State Farm, the Commonwealth’s largest purveyor of homeowners’ insurance policies, to pay a couple $46,000 for breaching the terms of their policy. The case arose from the highly questionable,...

Cannabis HR is (Mostly) Just Like Any Other Industry

Cannabis HR is (Mostly) Just Like Any Other Industry

By and large, the cannabis industry’s approach to human resources is like any other industry. At its heart, companies must remain compliant to state and federal regulations. However, due to its legal status, cannabis presents hurdles that other industries don’t have to...

High Times Acquires Spannabis

High Times Acquires Spannabis

High Times first started publication in 1974, making it the most venerable of all cannabis magazines, but it originally began as a one-off spoof on Playboy, with marijuana substituted for sex. Richard Nixon was president, and he was waging war on weed.
Yes, its initial funding came from the...

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