Big Marijuana is here and growing. Can craft cannabis survive?

You’ve heard of Big Pharma and Big Tobacco. How about Big Marijuana? The drug’s growing legalization is raising concerns among small marijuana farmers and retailers that the corporatization of weed may be right around the corner.

Corporate America embraces 420 as pot legalization grows

Corporate America is starting to embrace 420, the marijuana holiday long recognized by potheads around the world

Corporate America embraces 420 as pot legalization grows

Corporate America is starting to embrace 420, the marijuana holiday long recognized by potheads around the world

Pennsylvania opens probe into Harvest, state’s largest marijuana-dispensary permit holder

Harvest, an Arizona-based chain of marijuana dispensaries, must prove that the seven permits it won in Pennsylvania under slightly different names are not connected.

Pennsylvania opens probe into Harvest, state’s largest marijuana-dispensary permit holder

Harvest, an Arizona-based chain of marijuana dispensaries, must prove that the seven permits it won in Pennsylvania under slightly different names are not connected.

U.S. authorities: Marijuana involvement imperils citizenship

Immigration authorities on Friday said that anyone with any involvement with marijuana, regardless of whether it's legal in the state they live in, can be denied from citizenship because the drug is still outlawed by federal law

U.S. authorities: Marijuana involvement imperils citizenship

Immigration authorities on Friday said that anyone with any involvement with marijuana, regardless of whether it's legal in the state they live in, can be denied from citizenship because the drug is still outlawed by federal law
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420 Events: Philly cartoonist Box Brown draws a deep history of weed; Jewish Sauce Boss and Scranton parties

An interview with the artist behind "Cannabis: The Illegalization of Weed in America" and a round up of cannabis "holiday" events.

Philly rapper Asher Roth’s debut was certified gold 10 years after it was released. He’s celebrating with a 4/20 party.

For Morrisville-born, West Chester University-schooled rapper-producer Asher Roth, hallowed stoner holiday 4/20 is more than just a celebration of all things hemp.

Philadelphia ‘marijuana doctor’ suspended for ‘problematic pattern of cannabis use’

Matthew Roman practices in Old City. He has an active presence on YouTube and recently filed suit against the federal government.

Pennsylvania cracks down on Big Marijuana, threatens to shut out biggest permit holder

The action was prompted by what officials called “blatant misrepresentation” in a statement issued by Harvest Health & Recreation, which announced Tuesday that it is acquiring a Pennsylvania weed company.

As New Jersey plans to legalize weed, growing it at home is still off-limits

New Jersey’s bill to legalize recreational marijuana is quite different from the 10 other states with legal weed. It would allow consumption lounges, home deliveries, and speedy expungements. But cannabis activists complain the bill also doesn’t allow home growing, unlike the other states.

Big Marijuana: Arizona company set to become Pennsylvania’s largest cannabis chain after new deal

An Arizona-based cannabis company on Tuesday announced it was acquiring two major medical marijuana licensees in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Smoking pot vs. tobacco: What science says about lighting up

As more states make it legal to smoke marijuana, some government officials, researchers and others worry what that might mean for one of the country's biggest public health successes: curbing cigarette smoking

Big medical bet: Why this Philly area pharma company’s shares jumped 65 percent in a week

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals in suburban Philadelphia is in the final stages of a clinical trial of a drug for treating a rare genetic condition.

N.J. canceled a vote on legal weed. Now there’s a battle over how to fix the bill.

As New Jersey legislative leaders try to get the last votes needed to legalize recreational marijuana, supporters are divided over strategy and changes that should be made.

After abrupt resignation, Jefferson’s cannabis center founder joins Canadian cannabis company

Dr. Charles Pollack resigned this week from Jefferson where he was founding director of the Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp. He will serve as chairman of the scientific advisory board at Toronto-based FSD Pharma.

Jefferson Health hits a jackpot with its cannabis bet despite some recent stumbles

Jefferson saw its stake in an obscure Australian hemp company soar. The school's East Falls campus serves as an R&D lab for the firm, called Ecofibre.

FDA excoriates a chain of suburban Philadelphia pain clinics for 'egregious’ claims about CBD

The FDA will also form a "high-level internal agency" to explore how CBD products can be legally marketed. They also fired off a number of warning letters to companies making "egregious" claims for the compound.

This clothing store is carrying cannabis-oil products

Free People is offering products such as a $12 hemp-infused bath bombs, a $45 CBD-infused mud mask with minerals “only found in the Dead Sea,” and a $95 CBD-infused hyaluronic serum.

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