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 Today, that remark seems pretty outdated.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 is the second-largest state to fully legalize cannabis. And it’s also doing something unexpected.
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.
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.
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.