The Village of Greenport could vote to prohibit the sale of retail marijuana following a public hearing next week. New York passed legislation earlier this year legalizing recreational marijuana use for adults 21 and over. Municipalities have until Dec. 31 to opt out of allowing on-site consumption and/or retail dispensaries from locating and opera
Cannabis has been shown time and time again to improve the lives of those who struggle with certain ailments. Here’s just a small sample. Medical marijuana is now legal in 36 states and several U.S. territories. Its medical applications continue to broaden as cannabis becomes a mainstream treatment option in this country.  With this increased acces
SHEDIAC CAPE – CRYSTAL CURE INC. IS NEW BRUNSWICK’S FIRST CANNABIS PRODUCER TO LAUNCH ON-SITE SALES. CEO Jonathan Wilson said Crystal Cure is the first to roll out Cannabis NB’s FarmGate program and among the first in Canada to roll out an on-site store. “It’s a huge deal for us. To be able to sell directly to customers is absolutely huge. It gets
A direct-democracy attempt to force the state legislature to act on recreational marijuana will have enough signatures by the month’s end to set a plan in motion, an organizer projected Friday. Ohio attorney Thomas Haren, a representative of the “Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol,” said he expects that enough signatures will be gathered
Like craft brewers, craft cannabis growers can’t compete in size or price with established businesses in their industry, so they’d better stand out with unique products and strong partnerships. That was the advice that established dispensary pros dished out at a recent gathering of newly licensed entrepreneurs. With startup businesses aiming to cre
Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) will allow users in Ontario, Canada, to place orders for cannabis on its Uber Eats app, marking the ride-hailing giant's foray into the booming business, a company spokesperson said on Monday. Uber Eats will list cannabis retailer Tokyo Smoke on its marketplace on Monday, following which customers can place orders fro
Here's what she wants you to know. Kim Stuck, the first cannabis and hemp specialist for a major metropolitan public health authority in the U.S., disposed of about US$28 million ($35 million) worth of cannabis products in 2015. She was working in Denver, at the time, and there was no specific code the companies behind the products flouted. In fact
Florida-based medical cannabis company Trulieve Cannabis Corp. launched a new line of cannabis concentrates made through a hydrocarbon extraction process using propane and butane. Live Resin, a high-terpene, single-source extract, is the first offering from Trulieve’s new hydrocarbon line. It is created in the company’s hydrocarbon extraction lab u
In some recipes, tripling one ingredient might lead to disaster. But in Honeybee's line of popular Blood Orange Strawberry fruit gumdrops, tripling the THC content — from 100mg to 300mg — has made no difference to the fruit flavors imbued into each drop by chef Dave Owens. "It's still such a small amount," says Owens, the director of culinary for P
Commission member Blakemore said it’s crucial to maintain price transparency and breaks down what makes cannabis products work. The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission heard from commission member Sam Blakemore Thursday regarding various types of cannabis products that could be made available. Blakemore said the maximum number of days that could be
The stores in Uptown and West Town are being sold to Miami-based Ayr Wellness, which grows and sells cannabis across multiple states. A Florida-based pot giant is planning to purchase a pair of popular Chicago weed stores in a blockbuster $55 million deal, sources told the Chicago Sun-Times on Sunday. Dispensary 33’s two shops in Uptown and West To
Indian police said on Saturday they had charged senior executives of Amazon's local unit under narcotics laws in a case of alleged marijuana smuggling via the online retailer. Police in the central Madhya Pradesh state arrested two men with 20 kilograms of marijuana on November 14 and found they were using the Amazon India website to order and furt
Using cannabis to help with sleep should be treated as a therapy rather than a nightly routine. The last two years have tested the mental strength of millions of people. A good night’s sleep, in particular, has proved struggle for many as anxiety skyrocketed and routines were broken and shattered during the pandemic. The term “coronasomnia” was eve
With much to be thankful for, industry experts appeared optimistic about continued progress through 2021 and into the new year. Cannabis operators tell Benzinga that there is much to be thankful for as the United States heads into Thanksgiving this year. Dozens of sources cited a range of subjects they’re thankful for, including the eroding stigma 
With much to be thankful for, industry experts appeared optimistic about continued progress through 2021 and into the new year. Cannabis operators tell Benzinga that there is much to be thankful for as the United States heads into Thanksgiving this year. Dozens of sources cited a range of subjects they’re thankful for, including the eroding stigma 
Migraines are the third most prevalent illness in the world, affecting an estimated 1 billion people worldwide. Incredibly, despite the prevalence of this malady, traditional medicine has yet to offer an answer.  It’s not that there aren’t treatments for migraines; it’s that many people find these treatments don’t work. In some cases, the treatment
The adult-use of recreational marijuana is a fast-growing market, and non-alcoholic beverages have an even more meteoric rise. In places where recreational cannabis is legal, THC-infused beverages often share shelves with beer, wine and other drinks. But, should alcoholic beverage producers worry about competition from weed-infused beverages? Exper
Olga Sánchez Cordero, president of the Mexico Senate, expects rapid approval of recreational reform just south of the Rio Grande. The discussion about cannabis reform, generally, if not of the recreational kind, has been bubbling just south of the Rio Grande since 2015 when the Supreme Court ruled in favor of four individuals who had cultivated the
Licensed to a Vancouver company, the goal is to employ technology that converts liquid solution to a gel to commercialize products in the form of a nasal spray. Australia’s University of Queensland (U.Q.) and Canada’s PreveCeutical Medical Inc. have teamed up for what is being called a revolutionary change in how patients will take medical cannabis