Cannabis bankruptcies start to roll in as pandemic halts financing

Tue, 04/07/2020 - 16:00 KRISTINE OWRAM, Bloomberg News   The weakest companies are succumbing and even relatively healthy firms are showing signs of strain The cannabis bankruptcy filings are starting to roll in. Already plagued by a tough regulatory environment, disappointing sales and capital markets that had closed to all but the strongest companies, the [...]

Could Pharmaceutical Shortages Drive Cannabis Demand?

Tue, 04/07/2020 JESSICA MCKEIL, Cannabis Tech     Amid drug shortages, could cannabis lessen the burden? If COVID-19 has made anything clear, it’s the precarious position of many vital global supply chains. One of the most alarming issues is the risk to pharmaceutical production networks. Last month China’s manufacturing and production ground to a halt as the [...]

‘It’s a good news, bad news story’: Cannabis researcher clears the air on COVID-19 and THC

by Marijuana News on Mon, 04/06/2020   “COVID-19 Patients Should Avoid THC,” is the headline of a news release published by Aurelius Data last month. It was reported on widely, including here at The GrowthOp. But when a doctor reached out to express some reservations about the conclusions of that interpretation of the cited studies, we [...]

Smokeless cannabis consumption methods to try during the coronavirus outbreak

Laura TennantApril 3, 2020 (Elizabeth/AdobeStock) We are in the midst of a global pandemic of COVID-19, colloquially known as the coronavirus. COVID-19 has reached far into the average person’s everyday life, fundamentally changing the way we approach social situations and normal daily outings. Among people’s many concerns is whether cannabis use is safe during the [...]