Saskatchewan Lawmakers Have Rolled Out Legal Marijuana Regulations

As Canada prepares for federal cannabis legalization later this year, provinces are starting to fine-tune their laws and policies. Now, Saskatchewan lawmakers have rolled out legal marijuana regulations. These rules are giving more concrete shape to what the legal weed industry will look like in the province. Saskatchewan’s Marijuana Regulations […]

California Considers Cutting Marijuana Taxes To Draw Legal Customers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Less than three months after California launched legal marijuana sales for adults, the state could consider temporarily slashing hefty tax rates that some say are driving buyers into the black market. Growers and sellers in the nation’s largest legal marketplace have been complaining that taxes that in some cases […]

Research Reveals Link Between Coffee, Cannabis and Brain Function

Daytime cannabis users will be excited to know that a landmark study appeared this week shed new light on the link between coffee, cannabis and brain function. And whether you’re a coffee drinker or not—or maybe you start the day with a smooth cup of bulletproof coffee brewed with cannabutter—the […]

Michigan officials shutter 40 medical marijuana businesses across state

Forty medical marijuana businesses across Michigan got an unpleasant visit Thursday from state officials and the Michigan State Police, ordering them to stop operating. And those visits are just the beginning. Hundreds more are expected to get cease and desist letters in the coming days. The state Department of Licensing and […]

The Global Price of Cannabis

Cannabis pricing, globally, is a topic that is going to remain heated if not highly fluid for some time to come. Why? Government regulation (or lack thereof), compliance and even transport along with different models for commerce and consumption are creating an odd and absolutely uneven map of commodity pricing. […]

San Francisco Is The First City In California To Embrace Cannabis Lounges

The smoke was thick and business brisk at the Barbary Coast Dispensary’s marijuana smoking lounge, a darkened room that resembles a steakhouse or upscale sports tavern with its red leather seats, deep booths with high dividers, and hardwood floors. “There’s nothing like this in Jersey,” said grinning Atlantic City resident […]

Iowa’s Medical CBD Program Gets Tracking System

BioMauris, LLC became the 5th company in the United States to win a state contract for a seed-to-sale platform today. BioMauris is a technology company that manages product tracking, fulfillment and distribution with a focus on the healthcare market. According to a press release, the company announced today that the […]

Arkansas Judge Stalls Permit Process For Growing Medical Marijuana

In an unforeseen twist, an Arkansas judge stalls permit process for growing medical marijuana in that state, pending a lawsuit by unsuccessful applicants. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen directed state officials not to issue licenses to the applicants they have already selected. Regulators with the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission had […]

Detroit, Bankrupt a Few Years Ago, Seems Uninterested In Reaping Medical Marijuana Millions Now

City officials have sued to overturn voter-approved ordinances to expand access to dispensaries. Detroit, a city that in recent years had to file a multi-billion dollar bankruptcy, is in danger of missing out on generating millions of dollars in taxes and fees with the legal medical marijuana industry. As Michigan […]