WHERE TO WATCH
Cannabis on Campus: Where Students Stand on Legalization, Current Laws
August 6, 2019
Even in states where marijuana is legal, students aren't allowed to consumer or possess marijuana on campus. CheddarU Correspondent, Skylar Webb, joined Cheddar to discuss.
GM CEO Mary Barra Talks New Deal With LG Chem for EV Battery Production
Dec 3, 2019
CannaBiz: Pot Stocks, Virginia's Decriminalization Efforts, & California's Struggles
It's been a rough day for the markets but not for cannabis stocks. Shares of Cronos Group, Tilray, Canopy Growth and Aurora were all higher. Emily Flippen, Investment Analyst at Motley Fool, joined Cheddar to discuss. New data shows that in 2018, marijuana arrests rose to their highest level in 20 years in the state of Virginia. According to the Virginia State Police Crime in Virginia report, marijuana arrests have more than tripled since 1999 and increased by 3.5 Percent since 2017. Of the nearly 29,000 arrested, approximately 52% of those individuals were under the age of 24. Virginia Attorney General, Mark Herring, joined Cheddar to discuss his efforts to decriminalize marijuana in 2020. California sales of legal cannabis are expected to top $3 billion this year, more than Washington and Colorado's markets combined. So why are so many California cannabis companies cutting their workforce or scaling back growth plans? Well for starters, the black market in The Golden State is thriving and expected to bring in $8.7 billion this year alone. But that's just one of the many problems the legal cannabis industry in California is facing. Sonia Luna, Founder & CEO, Aviva Spectrum, joined Cheddar to discuss.
Nov 26, 2019
CannaBiz: California Tax Hike, Holiday Gift Guide, and Green Wednesday
Californian's celebrating the dawn of the 2020's will have to spend more green on their green next year. The state announcing plans to raise taxes on the legal cannabis on January 1st, possibly giving consumers one more reason to turn to the booming black market. William Bogot, co-chair of Fox Rothschild's cannabis law practice group, joined Cheddar to discuss. Forget making lists and checking them twice; all of the deals for holiday gifting can be found on Green Wednesday. Mary Jane Gibson joins Cheddar to talk about the ultimate cannabis gifting guide for advocates and users of all stages Green Wednesday means serious business in the cannabis industry. Weedmaps' Nicolas Juarez joins Cheddar to discuss what you need to know about the unofficial shopping holiday in order to find the hottest deals.
Dec 2, 2019
Lawsuit: CFPB and Education Department Neglecting Oversight of Student Loan Debt Abusers
Top government agencies are "ignoring student loan industry abuses at a time when stronger consumer protection laws are desperately needed," according to a new lawsuit. Nonprofit Student Debt Crisis is suing the CFPB and the Education Department for lax oversight of the federal student loan complex. Program Director for the organization, Cody Hounanian, joined Cheddar Politics to talk about the allegations against the agencies.