Taking The High Road: Roger Tilton’s Notes On Democracy

Mr. Tilton, a longtime, strong and loud cannabis legalization activist, lost his bid for a New Hampshire State Senate seat by 12 points, 56-44, a 7-point improvement over his first bid two years ago.

by Roger Tilton In “Notes on Democracy,” H. L. Mencken wrote:  “Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.” You’d think our 240-year-old experiment with democracy hit a rough patch this past Tuesday, or as we learned after “establishing ‘democracy’ in Iraq,” that you don’t always get the democracy you want.  Read the full article…

The Expectations Of The Legal Cannabis Market After Elections

After the marijuana elections 2016.

MAINE: In California, Massachusetts, Nevada and Maine, voters decided that recreational cannabis use is now legal. Now as for Arizona, it was the only state that rejected the proposal. Making it four of the five states, where the proposal of legalization of cannabis for recreational use were approved. Companies in this sector profiting from the growing demand, Read the full article…

Marijuana Initiatives Will Add $7.4 Billion To Market

Marijuana Elections grow legal cannabis industry

CALIFORNIA:  Arcview Market Research, in partnership with New Frontier Data, have released a special election update to the official Arcview Market Research growth projections in light of victories from 8 of the 9 marijuana ballot initiatives. The passage of initiatives in California, Nevada, Massachusetts, Maine, Florida, Arkansas, Montana, and North Dakota will add $7.4 billion to Read the full article…

Freedom Leaf Reports Tech Hiccups, Success In Live Election Night Coverage With Cannabis Radio

Freedom Leaf reports tech hiccups with live election broadcast

NEVADA:  The morning after a marathon live video feed of election coverage on Tuesday night in conjunction with Cannabis Radio, Freedom Leaf, “The Marijuana Legalization Company™”  discovered early Wednesday morning, to the consternation of many friends and shareholders that its websites (http://www.freedomleaf.com/ and http://freedomleafinc.com/) were not responding. The company released this statement n response to numerous inquiries about the Read the full article…

All Eyes On The Legalization of Cannabis

Cannabis Legalization has its biggest day

Today is not only a politically important day for the United States, but also a very crucial day for marijuana industries, as many states will hold referendums on the decision to legalize recreational and medical marijuana or not. It is estimated that roughly 30 percent of the US population in nine of the states will partake Read the full article…

Freedom Leaf and Cannabis Radio Present Live 2016 Presidential Election Coverage

Freedom Leaf and Cannabis Radio 2016 Election Coverage

FreedomLeaf.com/Election will be broadcasting the coverage live NEVADA: Freedom Leaf, “The Marijuana Legalization Company™”  and Cannabis Radio will joined forces on Election Day, November 8, for historic real-time updates of marijuana reform results in nine states.  Watch the votes go down while posing live questions to a line-up of TV and radio commentators and personalities from the movement. The Read the full article…

MJ Index Launched: 20 U.S. Based Marijuana Stocks Ranging From Microcap To Large Cap

The MJ Stock Index

Marijuana legalization in California will increase the number of people that currently have access to recreational pot by over 5 fold. After all, California in itself boasts the world’s 6th largest economy. Once California passes legal marijuana then the rest of the nation will soon follow. The passive investment opportunities are limited almost exclusively to Read the full article…

Got Bank? Election Could Ereate Flood Of Marijuana Cash With No Place To Go

MARIJUANA AND MONEY

By Lisa Lambert Although the sale of marijuana is a federal crime, the number of U.S. banks working with pot businesses, now sanctioned in many states, is growing, up 45 percent in the last year alone. Still, marijuana merchants say there are not nearly enough banks willing to take their cash. So many dispensaries resort to Read the full article…

The Legal Cannabis Market Making Noise

The legal cannabis market is big, and getting bigger

NEW YORK: Analysts from financial services firm, Cowen and Co. delivered a report projecting a $50 billion legal cannabis market in the United States by 2026. But such progression would be based on federal legalization. The Presidential Election is a key catalyst toward that end, analysts wrote. Many companies who have invested in the cannabis industry are now in a Read the full article…

Gary Johnson Leaves Marijuana Business To Announce Presidential Run

“I want to take this opportunity to announce my candidacy for president,”

Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson is stepping down as head of a marijuana company in order to run for president. Johnson announced his campaign for the 2016 presidential election on the Fox Business Network on Wednesday, who plans to run as a Libertarian candidate. “I want to take this opportunity to announce my candidacy for Read the full article…