DENVER - Cannabis companies are using a loophole in Colorado's strict limits on marijuana advertising by sponsoring state highways and putting their names on roadside signs.
Currently, 51 cannabis dispensaries, cultivators, manufacturers and edible producers sponsor roadways throughout the state, according to the Adopt a Highway Maintenance Corporation. Although they represent less than half of all organizations that participate in the Clean Colorado program, their reach spans about 198 miles (318 kilometres) , or 66%, of the roads actively sponsored, The Denver Post reported.
TUCSON, Ariz. - A former U.S. Border Patrol agent who admitted helping traffickers smuggle drugs across the U.S.-Mexico border has been sentenced to six years in prison on drug and bribery convictions.
A federal judge in Tucson on Friday imposed the prison term on 50-year-old Jose Antonio Yanez of Pirtleville, a small community on the outskirts of Douglas.
TORONTO - Some of the most active companies traded Friday on the Toronto Stock Exchange:
HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation plans to sell cannabis at 14 more of its outlets within the next year — more than doubling the number of places to buy pot across the province.
FRANKFORT, Ky. - Medical marijuana is getting a serious look in the Kentucky legislature.
VAUGHAN, Ont. - CannTrust Holdings Inc. says it has appointed its chief financial officer, Greg Guyatt, to be its CEO as the company works to come back from the fallout of its operation of unlicensed grow rooms.
TORONTO - Canopy Rivers Inc. says it swung to a loss in its third quarter of 2020 and has withdrawn its full-year guidance over multiple headwinds in the cannabis industry.