Coloradans With MMJ Cards Score Bargains

It arrives in pre-rolled joints and by the ounce in plastic containers. It is turned into oil and gets smoked, or is used to saturate gummy bears and brownies. Teas contain it. Salves include it as an ingredient. Pills? It finds its way into capsules, tablets and softgels. Nearly everything […]

Terpene Reconstitution: This Oak Barrel Is Not Your Answer

I’m not much of an oenophile but I recently came across a very interesting set of documentaries about sommeliers, which are experts on the science of wine and, most importantly, how wines are to be paired with food. What struck me as the most fascinating topic pertained to how mistakes […]

Distillate Vape Cartridges Help Boost September Sales

September was good to the cannabis industry in Colorado, with record-high sales of $136.63 million according to cannabis market research firm BDS Analytics. September and strong cannabis sales go together — last year September was the No. 1 month for marijuana sales for the year, and so far September leads […]

Growth Slowdown in Colorado

Month-over-month growth for the cannabis industry in Colorado has been strong since January 2015, the first month for which we had historical data to measure growth. That month, for example, saw growth of 36 percent compared to January 2014, according to cannabis market research firm BDS Analytics. Ever since, growth […]

California Prices High for Legal Cannabis

California’s decades-long reputation as an international cannabis growing powerhouse suggests prices for flower should be cheap. The logic: With enormous outdoor grows in the Emerald Triangle pumping out so much Blue Dream, Jack Herer and Gorilla Glue, the marketplace must be flooded with flower, and Golden State prices as a […]

Colorado Issues Safety Advisory; More Pesticides Found In Cannabis

According to a press release issued on Friday, September 22nd, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), along with the Colorado Department of Revenue (DOR) and the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA), issued a public health and safety advisory for cannabis products tainted with pesticide residue. The advisory […]

The Problem With Puerto Rico’s Medical Cannabis

Recently Puerto Rico approved the law that regulates the production, manufacturing, dispensing and consumption of medical cannabis. Although medical cannabis was already “legal” through an executive order and was “supervised” by local regulation, there was no law to back up the industry and protect investors. The creation and approval of […]

Florida Medical Cannabis Market Growth Stymied By Red Tape

The demand for medical cannabis in Florida might be growing steadily, with patient numbers soaring, but that doesn’t mean the market will grow accordingly. Due to hampering regulations and a lack of state guidance, the industry in Florida is tiny and patients have limited options for medical cannabis products. A […]

Flower’s Dominance Fluctuates

Sales of flower — everything from grams of Blue Dream to ounces of generic hybrid blends — dominate in all states with legal recreational marijuana, compared to other categories like concentrates, edibles and topicals. During the first quarter of 2017 in all channels between Colorado, Washington and Oregon, flower captured […]