WeedLife News Network

Hot off the press cannabis, marijuana, cbd and hemp news from around the world on the WeedLife Social Network.
79% of Americans live in a county with legal Cannabis dispensary
Business & Finance
79% of Americans live in a county with legal Cannabis dispensary Image Cannabis NewsMarch 4, 2024 New Data Reveals Shocking Marijuana Dispensary Stats Across America - Is Legalization Leveling the Economic Playing Field? Although marijuana is illegal under federal law, 54% of Americans live in a state where recreational use of marijuana is legal, a
Lawsuit seeks to block Highland Park from becoming a ‘Pot City Destination’
Business & Finance
Lawsuit seeks to block Highland Park from becoming a ‘Pot City Destination’ Image Cannabis NewsMarch 1, 2024 Seven residents and a marijuana victims group have filed a lawsuit to stop the borough from going to pot. One of the residents, Mary Botteon, said in papers filed with the lawsuit that she's devoted to helping to keep her hometown as one of
State announces Branch County will get over $827,000 in Marijuana sales revenue
Business & Finance
State announces Branch County will get over $827,000 in Marijuana sales revenue Image Cannabis NewsMarch 1, 2024 The Michigan Department of Treasury has announced that Branch County will get over $827,000 while the City of Coldwater will get nearly $649,000 and the Village of Quincy will receive over $177,000 in recreational marijuana excise tax re
Marijuana legalization law at center of legal fight waged by Anti-Cannabis group
Business & Finance
Marijuana legalization law at center of legal fight waged by Anti-Cannabis group Image Cannabis NewsMarch 1, 2024 Plaintiffs accuse local officials of ‘marijuana trafficking’ in violation of federal statute A group of New Jersey residents is waging a legal battle against a Middlesex County borough over the town’s approval of cannabis sales, a fight
Bay Area Cannabis shops are closing as pot sales slump
Business & Finance
Bay Area Cannabis shops are closing as pot sales slump Image Cannabis NewsMarch 1, 2024 California’s legal cannabis market continues to descend into financial turmoil, according to the latest annual tax figures released this week. The total market is shrinking in size, according to state-released data, and additional tax information obtained by SFG
Amish farmers rushed to grow Cannabis in PA
Business & Finance
Amish farmers rushed to grow Cannabis in PA Image Cannabis NewsMarch 1, 2024 Reuben Riehl wants to transform Lancaster into a hemp haven. On a recent morning, the shelves at Lancaster County Marketing were lined with CBD root beer and cotton candy lollipops, hemp-infused honey and muscle salves, and CBD prerolled joints with names like Elektra and
Cannabis industry poised for massive hiring wave in 2024
Business & Finance
Cannabis industry poised for massive hiring wave in 2024 Image Cannabis NewsMarch 1, 2024 Retail cannabis companies plan to add the most jobs in the next 12 months. The U.S. cannabis industry is set for a hiring boom in 2024 after a period of layoffs and economic stagnation, according to cannabis jobs platform Vangst’s latest industry salary guide.
Exploring the legal, insurance complexities of Legalized Marijuana
Business & Finance
Exploring the legal, insurance complexities of Legalized Marijuana Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 29, 2024 Marijuana is projected to surpass alcohol in popularity in the coming 20-30 years, according to panelists at the 2024 Complex Claims and Litigation Forum. More than two dozen leading insurance and litigation experts tackled numerous hot-button su
Confusion, delays hinder local dispensaries after Ohio legalizes Recreational Marijuana
Business & Finance
Confusion, delays hinder local dispensaries after Ohio legalizes Recreational Marijuana Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 29, 2024 Issue 2 passed on the November ballot, legalizing recreational marijuana in Ohio. The law went into effect in December. But lawmakers in the state's capitol have been looking to tweak the law, leading to confusion among resid
Cannabis justice grants see official rollout
Business & Finance
Cannabis justice grants see official rollout Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 29, 2024 Arizona's Justice Reinvestment Program Distributes Grants to Nonprofits. The legalization of adult-use marijuana in Arizona spurred the establishment of the Justice Reinvestment Program, an initiative codified in Proposition 207. It finally came to fruition last Decem
Zoning board to continue hearing on retail Cannabis application
Business & Finance
Zoning board to continue hearing on retail Cannabis application Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 28, 2024 Evolve Sky's Hearing for Cannabis Storefront in Hopewell Borough Continues to March. Evolve Sky LLC’s hearing for a retail cannabis storefront in Hopewell Borough will continue in March after the Zoning Board did not have a full complement of member
Pressure Mounts on Kentucky Governor for Cannabis Decriminalization
Business & Finance
Pressure Mounts on Kentucky Governor for Cannabis Decriminalization Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 28, 2024 Kentucky Governor Pressured to Decriminalize Cannabis as Activists Rally for Change. Kentucky’s Governor, Andy Beshear, has come under pressure from cannabis activists to push through a bill that would decriminalise small amounts of cannabis. Th
‘We’re being set up to fail’: New York Cannabis advertising restrictions pummeling dispensaries
Business & Finance
‘We’re being set up to fail’: New York Cannabis advertising restrictions pummeling dispensaries Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 28, 2024 Ellis Soodak opened Verdi, the first legal adult-use dispensary in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, about a month and a half ago. Already, he’s grappling with a regulatory issue that he believes could destroy busines
Retail sales of Marijuana possible with two new bills
Business & Finance
Retail sales of Marijuana possible with two new bills Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 28, 2024 Bills hoping to establish a retail marijuana market in Virginia have advanced in the General Assembly. Virginia has no retail marijuana market in place, despite the General Assembly decriminalizing the drug in 2020, according to the Virginia Code. Sen. Aaron
Pennsylvania Borough Working on Cannabis Decriminalization
Business & Finance
Pennsylvania Borough Working on Cannabis Decriminalization Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 27, 2024 Slowly but surely, Pennsylvania lawmakers are coming around. North York borough, a small borough in York, Pennsylvania, might decriminalize cannabis at a small level, making it one in a line of local Pennsylvania counties that have taken this step. Despi
CBD could be banned in Florida if Hemp bill passes, advocates warn
Business & Finance
CBD could be banned in Florida if Hemp bill passes, advocates warn Image Cannabis NewsFebruary 27, 2024 The mom behind ‘Charlotte’s Web’ crusade is pushing for changes in the legislation. CBD, a medication used by millions of Americans to battle a variety of illnesses and anxiety, could be banned entirely in Florida because of a bill that seeks to

WeedLife.com