Archive: marijuana legalization
News Fix: Cannabis Industry Reaches New Highs
By Allison Brickell on April 20, 2022
It’s April 20, which means cannabis enthusiasts around the country are celebrating what Ronald Reagan once called “probably the most dangerous drug in the United States.” Today, that remark seems pretty outdated. A full 37 states have legalized marijuana in some form (medically or recreationally). Eighteen states have legalized recreational marijuana. And an overwhelming majority of Americans support legalization. A 2021 Pew Research poll shows a staggering 91% of Americans…
Illinois Set to Expunge More Than 700,000 Pot Crimes From Criminal Records
By Adam Sharp on July 5, 2019
Illinois is the second-largest state to fully legalize cannabis. And it’s also doing something unexpected.
News Fix: Mississippians Move to Put Medical Marijuana on the 2020 Ballot
By Allison Brickell on June 15, 2019
This week, the News Fix dives into a group fighting for medical marijuana in Mississippi, Amazon actually failing at something and Binance cutting out U.S. users.
Mailbag: How the Marijuana Industry Will Change, Crypto Must-Follows
By Early Investing on February 10, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team explores how the marijuana industry will change with federal legalization and who to follow in the crypto world.
Florida’s Medical Marijuana Market Grows
By Allison Brickell on January 14, 2019
Florida’s medical marijuana market has seen substantial growth over a nine-month span and will likely continue in 2019.
Our Top Reads of 2018
By Allison Brickell on December 27, 2018
We’re looking back at our favorite First Stage Investor reads of 2018. Topics include crypto, cannabis and startups.
2019 Investing Goals
By Allison Brickell on December 20, 2018
In this month’s poll, we’re asking about investment goals, future bitcoin prices and more.
Pot Production in the Golden State
By Allison Brickell on December 10, 2018
As the California marijuana market continues to grow, certain regions are emerging as the dominant producers.
News Fix: DARPA Eyes the Blockchain
By Vin Narayanan on December 8, 2018
In today’s News Fix, DARPA is turning toward the blockchain, institutions keep investing in crypto, and both crypto and cannabis have a busy week.
Marijuana Legalization in Michigan and New Jersey: First Stage Investor Cannabis Report
By Allison Brickell on December 6, 2018
In today’s Cannabis Report, we’re covering Michigan legalizing recreational marijuana and New Jersey taking steps toward legalization.
Mailbag: Decriminalizing Marijuana, Bitcoin Halving
By Early Investing on November 18, 2018
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing Team answers questions about marijuana decriminalization and bitcoin halving.
Survey Finds 62% of Americans Approve of Marijuana Legalization
By Allison Brickell on October 15, 2018
According to a new Pew Research Center survey, a full 62% of Americans say marijuana use should be legalized. This is good news for cannabis investors.