Jay-Z goes into the legal weed business
Billionaire rapper Jay-Z is entering the fast-growing cannabis industry, taking a role with California company Caliva as a strategist.
High times over for Swaziland cannabis farmers?
The decriminalization of cannabis in South Africa means the market there is set to explode. Growers in Swaziland, who depend on huge South African demand, are expected to lose out.
Western Marine Customs intercepts 1,286 wraps of Canabis
The Western Marine Customs Command has intercepted 1,286 Wraps Of Cannabis sativa smuggled through the nation's sea borders.
First legal cannabis shop opens in Toronto
The owner of one of the first cannabis stores to open in Ontario speaks with BNN Bloomberg's David George-Cosh about the challenges and opportunities his retail store will have in the still-nascent cannabis market.
North America will drive the growth of cannabis
Bloomberg Intelligence's Ken Shea discusses the long term growth prospects for the cannabis industry.
Small farmers priced out of California's cannabis market
In the US state of California, the recreational use of cannabis has been legal since January. With 40 million inhabitants, the Golden State is the world's largest cannabis market. But now that farmers have to submit to strict environmental, sanitation and traceability rules, licences are difficult - and expensive - to obtain.
Up in smoke: Cannabis industry hit hard by California wildfires
Over the past few weeks, Northern California has suffered its worst ever wildfires, which have left 42 people dead and 100,000 hectares up in smoke.
Drugs on the streets
Cannabis is the most commonly used drug at the global level, with an estimated 183 million people have used the drug in 2014.