Massachusetts MMJ Patients Are Worried About Shortages Once Recreational Sales Start

For medical marijuana patients, the drug is not only for getting high. It offers relief from pain, nausea and other symptoms of illness. Now, medical marijuana patients are worried that supply of their medicine is in “grave danger” when legal recreational marijuana goes on sale. “No regulations have been drafted […]

Massachusetts Set To Decide This Month On Social Use Of Cannabis

BOSTON — Could Massachusetts become the first U.S. state where adults can gather and use legal recreational marijuana at so-called “cannabis cafes?” The Cannabis Control Commission, the five-member panel set up to regulate the state’s marijuana industry, is expected to decide later this month whether to approve draft regulations that would allow […]

Once On A High, Cannabis Stocks Are Now Get Crushed

If you’re invested in any one of the major weed stocks listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, the past few months must have been utterly nerve-wracking. After a sharp bull run in the in the months leading up to 2018, shares of some of the biggest licensed producers in Canada […]

In Response To Sessions, Berkeley Votes To Become First Marijuana Sanctuary City

As California continues to function in a new era of legal marijuana, Berkeley has declared it is now a “sanctuary city” for cannabis users. CBS San Francisco reports that the Berkeley City Council voted in favor of a resolution that would designate the area as a sanctuary city for cannabis customers, businesses, […]

Medical Marijuana Products Scheduled To Go On Sale Tomorrow In Pennsylvania

The first sales of medical marijuana products to patients are scheduled for Thursday, two years after Gov. Tom Wolf signed Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program into law. Cresco Yeltrah’s CY+ dispensary in Butler has its first appointments scheduled for Thursday morning while the Solevo Wellness Center in Squirrel Hill will see […]

Who Stands To Cash In On Canada’s Legal Marijuana?

Smith Falls, Ontario – The cannabis growing operation in Smith Falls, a small town southwest of the Canadian capital, Ottawa, is unlike most others in the world. Occupying 15,600sq metres in a facility that was previously Canada’s first Hershey’s chocolate factory, thousands of cannabis plants sit across the street from a […]

Oregon Marijuana Prices Plummet As More Producers Appear

The retail and wholesale prices of pot in Oregon are falling with the proliferation of producers and recreational marijuana shops, according to an analysis by a state economist. “The biggest thing is just competition,” said Josh Lehner, an economist with the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis in Salem. “As we […]

Marijuana Industry In California Is Poised To Be A Leader In Job Creation

California is poised to become the largest recreational cannabis market in the world. It’s also a great place to get a job helping marijuana growers, processors, and sellers or work in adjacent services including legal advice, marketing and security for the nascent industry. That’s according to ZipRecruiter, an online employment marketplace, […]

Why Does Facebook Still Hate Legal Marijuana Businesses?

At this writing, thirty states and the District of Columbia have legalized some form of marijuana, be it recreational, medical or both, with Colorado having been in the latter category for more than four years. Nonetheless, Facebook and Instagram continue to make it difficult for cannabis businesses to advertise and promote themselves on […]

Maine Employers Now Prohibited From Discrimination Against Marijuana Use

Workers in Maine no longer have to worry about getting in trouble at work for smoking marijuana in their off time. Employers in the state will no longer be able to discriminate against employees for using marijuana or marijuana by-products outside after new laws went into effect, and the state’s Labour Department […]