Olivia Newton-John has provided a health update as she battles cancer. livia Newton-John has opened up on USA TODAY overnight about her ongoing health battle with cancer revealing cannabis use has been a huge part of her healing.  (Image Source: Getty Images.) Newton-John was first diagnosed with cancer in 1992, overcoming the disease in 2013 only
The $2.1 billion acquisition of Harvest Health & Recreation by Florida cannabis behemoth Trulieve Cannabis Corp. has finally been consummated, creating the largest marijuana company in the U.S., with a combined 149 dispensaries and operations in 11 states. Harvest has 39 operating shops in five states, including one in Tucson at 2734 E. Grant Road,
A Chicago-based medical marijuana company is spending $170 million to expand in Pennsylvania through a pair of acquisitions which include a Lancaster dispensary and a Mount Joy growing-and-processing operation. Cresco Labs recently agreed to buy three Cure Penn dispensaries, including one here on Fruitville Pike in the former Kmart Plaza, plus disp
Nearly four years after California started regulating its cannabis industry, three in four businesses still operate on provisional licenses. As temporary license holders, 75% of the state’s cannabis industry lacks protections and privileges that come with holding full licenses — a situation that worries some in the business. Those temporary operato
A marijuana dispensary is suing the city of South Lake Tahoe, California, after the city council revoked its cannabis and businesses licenses for failing to open on time — a delay the business blames on the COVID-19 pandemic. Perfect Union SLT was awarded one of two microbusiness cannabis licenses in November 2019 as part of an agreement that gave
If NewLake Capital Partners can follow the success of a competitor, there is a lot of money to be made. he anticipation for U.S. federal legalization of marijuana has multi-state cannabis operators (MSOs) expanding footprints across the country. Demand for cannabis has grown over the past three years, with legal cannabis sales in the U.S. going fro
Arrests made at Illegal Marijuana Dispensary On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at approximately 10:00 a.m., deputies from the Sheriff's Lakeside Substation Crime Suppression Team and detectives from the Sheriff's Lakeside Substation, with the assistance of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department's Marijuana Enforcement Team (MET), the Sheriff's Spe
A Columbia man was arrested and charged for smuggling weed from a California airport to Columbia. Kevin Antwan Simmons, 43, is charged with trafficking marijuana after officials found more than 40 pounds of weed and $4,000 in his suitcase at Columbia Metropolitan Airport, according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. “Law enforcement offi
Two people were killed on Monday in a fire at an alleged illegal marijuana grow operation in Los Angeles, officials say. The Los Angeles Fire Department received reports of the warehouse fire from a paramedic crew that passed by it at around 12:18 p.m. Within moments of the report being received, the fire had already seared through the roof of the
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Canadian cannabis firm The Green Organic Dutchman (TGOD) is celebrating its first medical cannabis shipment to Australia. In September last year, TGOD inked a distribution agreement with LeafCann for Australian and New Zealand medical cannabis markets, where LeafCann will be the exclusive supplier of the company’s products in both countries. While
Bank of America is, without any clear explanation, closing the account of the legally operating Institute for Cannabis and Psychedelics. One of the nation’s most popularly used banks decided to close the account of one of the country’s DEA-approved cannabis and psychedelic research institutions. The Bank of America suddenly closed the accounts of t
The Batavia Town Board on Wednesday night voted to schedule a public hearing on a resolution that would enable the municipality to opt out of allowing cannabis retail dispensaries and on-site consumption sites through New York’s Marijuana Regulation & Taxation Act. “I don’t think there’s enough information from the State of New York to enter into s
The company's merger with Aphria closed in May, but investors shouldn't rule out another one in the near future. Cannabis company Tilray (NASDAQ:TLRY) is hoping to reach $4 billion in annual revenue by 2024. For a company that is currently at a run rate of less than $700 million -- it has a long way to go in reaching that target. Original link
Agents of the Paraguayan SENAD incinerated 36 tons of marijuana on September 17, 2021, in Concepción department. (Photo: Paraguayan National Anti-Drug Secretariat) On September 17, 2021, agents of the Paraguayan National Anti-Drug Secretariat (SENAD, in Spanish) incinerated 36 tons of marijuana in Concepción department. “It was the largest drug inc
Any cannabis consumer hoping to catch a stronger buzz without increasing the amount they spend should look into vaping weed instead of smoking it the old fashioned way. One of the best aspects of consuming cannabis in 2021 is the fact that there are so many more consumption methods to choose from than there were several years ago. While stoners in
  Scam artists are giving a whole new meaning to trick or treat. With Halloween around the corner, police want you to take extra precautions to keep children safe.     Law enforcement agencies are asking parents to check every piece of candy their child receives. Be on the lookout for tampered treats or marijuana edibles inside packing that appeals
The Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority issued a patient advisory recently after confirming the presence of THC analogs, including THC-O-acetate, in a rising number of medical marijuana products.   According to the OMMA, the manufactured THC compound is not a medical marijuana product and has been shown to be harmful when added to products already
BOULDER, Colo. — Introducing jeng an alcohol-free, hemp-infused, ready-to-drink cocktail to excite the palate, inspire conversation, and elevate social experiences. jeng is the brainchild of Christopher Lackner and John Enghauser, old friends who reconnected with an idea right before the pandemic hit. Using a recipe from John’s favorite “home cockt