Debt-ridden venerable cannabis brand High Times won't be on the Nasdaq anytime soon, but an OTC listing would be a boon for the company's 23,000 investors.
There are now 11 states that have legalized marijuana recreationally (Alaska, California, Colorado, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, Oregon, Vermont and Washington), 15 more with decriminalization laws and 47 with medical-marijuana laws.
A survey of more than 150,000 tweets over the last month shows that two-thirds of the states favor smoking to vaping (20%) and edibles (less than 1%).
New York’s longest-running annual marijuana event, the NYC Cannabis Parade and Rally, returns this Saturday, May 4 as New York State lawmakers debate the merits of legalization.
The Equity First Alliance staged a protest in Austin on March 15 that focused on speaking appearances by former Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner and MedMen's Adam Bierman at SXSW.