In about one year — by October 2022 — Vermont's retail cannabis market is scheduled to go into place, and the state's Cannabis Control Board has already made some key decisions that will shape Vermont’s legal marijuana marketplace. VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb spoke with senior political correspondent, Bob Kinzel. Their conversation has been edited and con
In about one year — by October 2022 — Vermont's retail cannabis market is scheduled to go into place, and the state's Cannabis Control Board has already made some key decisions that will shape Vermont’s legal marijuana marketplace. VPR’s Mitch Wertlieb spoke with senior political correspondent, Bob Kinzel. Their conversation has been edited and con
Sundial's stock may be gearing up for a sharp rebound. Original link
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Pretty soon, cannabis is going to be big business in New Mexico. There's a lot of work to do in the meantime to prepare the workforce. CNM is now offering a new online course, but the deadline is Thursday at midnight if you want to sign up. “As we know, the cannabis industry is growing and changing in New Mexico and so we want t
Producing and distributing pot in Grover Beach is about to be more pocket-friendly thanks to a new drop in commercial cannabis tax. The Grover Beach City Council unanimously greenlit the plan at its Oct. 25 meeting to attract businesses in the cannabis industry to the beach city. Grover Beach's cannabis industry has been expanding ever since its fi
Thirteen people, including four former law enforcement officers, a prosecutor and a former selectman, have been charged in a conspiracy to use medical marijuana grow houses in western Maine to illegally sell $13 million of the drug in and out of Maine. Court documents in the case were made public Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Bangor after one
When it comes to farm crops, hemp and marijuana aren't the water hogs. f you are reading this, it is likely that you have also read a recent rash of Oregon and national media outlets bemoaning the criminal marijuana conspiracy that is consuming Southern and Central Oregon's water. "'Blatant theft': Illegal pot farms in Oregon taking drought-stricke
Attorney Advises Businesses To Heed The Warnin Some seven months after former Governor Andrew Cuomo signed recreational marijuana into law, New York cannabis regulators are still figuring out which rules and guidelines are needed to make this complex program function properly. (Article orginally appeared on Benzinga by Nina Zdinjak) Just last week,
Every year, we hear the same old myth about laced Halloween candy. But it’s just that—a myth, not a truth. With every Halloween that passes, articles and news coverage warning parents about finding cannabis-infused edibles in their kid’s candy bags are revived. The fact is that these warnings and tall tales, while issued with good intentions, are s
Dear Alaska's Cannabis Industry, You are amazing and I freaking love you! You’ve come a long way in these past few years. Five birthdays ago retailers were hand writing on boards what was in their stock while new cultivators and labs were figuring out operations. Today, anyone 21 and over can use their phone to see what cannabis products are availa
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has officially banned the mailing of vaping products — and that includes cannabis, as well as federally legal CBD vapes and nicotine. The agency announced the final rule on Wednesday to comply with legislation passed last year to stop nicotine vapes from being shipped through the U.S. mail. While the law bans "electro
These 2 Marijuana Stocks Could Be The Ones You Need On Your Watchlist Most marijuana stocks in the market are facing the same issue. The issue is not having enough momentum to reach higher levels of trading. Nevertheless, most of these publicly traded cannabis companies are seeing continued success outside of the market. This progress that happenin
A close look at trends and predictions reveals a complex picture. In a sign that the world is kind of returning to normal, MJBizCon 2021 has opened its doors back to actual people for the largest B2B cannabis industry event.  MJBizCon This is the time of year when tens of thousands of industry professionals descend on Las Vegas to show off their pr
Cannabis cultivators in the mountains of Northern California’s Emerald Triangle, which is the heart of marijuana production in the U.S., are off the grid. But one of the country’s largest propane gas providers, AmeriGas, happily supplies growers with 1,000-gallon containers of propane to fuel their operations. Original link
The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) of the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department (SCSD) didn’t get their man (or woman), but did find a hefty haul of weed with an estimated street value of US$7 million ($8.7 million) last week. The SIU detectives discovered the 7,000-plus pounds (3,175 kilograms) of processed cannabis after executing a search wa
BILLINGS — The Billings City Council inched closer to finalizing its marijuana business laws on Monday after making changes to aspects of zoning and capping the total number of dispensaries, according to a statement from Councilmember Kendra Shaw, who represents Ward 1. The Council voted to keep marijuana dispensaries in heavy and light industrial,
Colorado cannabis officials are tasked with figuring out how to stop marijuana and hemp pollen from mingling, but they need to learn more about the outdoors first. Although technically the same plant genus, marijuana and hemp are grown for two different reasons in Colorado. Marijuana's intoxicating compound, THC, is still banned federally, while he
Cannabis has been legal for recreational use in California for nearly five years. From delivery services and storefront dispensaries to the state’s first marijiuana competition, California residents can enjoy their herb medicinally, recreationally and freely — to an extent. While weed is legal in the state, there are limitations and penalties for s
New York state employers will no longer be allowed to test employees for cannabis, according to new regulations released by the state Department of Labor. This makes New York the first state in the country to prohibit employers from testing both current and prospective workers. In other states where marijuana is legal, there are laws that ban emplo