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aphria-dec04.jpg Shares of Aphria Inc. tumbled more than 23 percent in Tuesday's regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange after a short seller called the Canada-based medical cannabis company a "black hole" and alleged that the company's recent Latin American acquisitions appeared to be largely worthless. In response to the allegations, Aphria said it believes the short-seller report is malicious.

cannabisleaf-nov19.jpg Medical marijuana dispensaries have opened for the first time in Iowa on Saturday, December 1, 2018. Five medical cannabidiol or CBD dispensaries have opened for business in Sioux City, Council Bluffs, Windsor Heights, Waterloo and Davenport. MedPharma Iowa, Iowa's only medical cannabidiol manufacturer, will manufacture all of the state's legal marijuana products in Des Moines.

lemtrada-nov30.jpg The FDA is warning consumers about the risk of rare but serious cases of stroke and tears in the lining of arteries in the head and neck associated with multiple sclerosis drug Lemtrada, chemically known as Alemtuzumab. These problems can lead to permanent disability and even death.

michigan-nov29.jpg The law legalizing cannabis for recreational use in Michigan will come into effect on December 6, 2018, nearly a month after the voters approved Proposal 1, the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act, which called for the expansion of marijuana use.

cannabis-nov29.jpg Sales of marijuana products from the first recreational marijuana stores in Massachusetts have exceeded $2 million during the first five days of business. Massachusetts, which voted to legalize recreational marijuana in 2016, opened the first recreational marijuana stores on November 20. It thus became the first state along the U.S. east coast to allow the sale of the drug for recreational use.

newjerseyflag-nov28.jpg After missing the October deadline to vote on a bill to legalize recreational marijuana, New Jersey, the Garden State, on Monday, moved one step closer, with a House-Senate committee in the State Legislature approving the marijuana legalization bill.

cultivate-nov21.jpg Massachusetts, which voted to legalize recreational marijuana in 2016, opened the first recreational marijuana stores on Tuesday. The first shops to have been authorized for business in the state are "Cultivate", in Leicester, and "New England Treatment Access (NETA)", in Northam

cannabisleaf-nov19.jpg Of late, cannabis-related news and stocks have been garnering a lot of investor attention. Let's take a look at some of them.

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