Medical marijuana dispensaries began popping up across Arkanasas almost a year ago. In that time, over 10,000 pounds of medical marijuana has been sold in Arkansas, according to the Department of Finance and Administration.
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Nothing exemplifies the growth and change in the legal cannabis industry quite like extraction, the process of stripping the plant of cannabinoids such as THC and CBD, as well as all the smelly stuff.
U.S. cannabis CEOs say the chances for federal marijuana legalization will dramatically increase in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, after several states declared dispensaries essential businesses, allowing them to remain open during stay-at-home orders aimed at halting the spread of the virus.
COVID-19 concerns have snuffed out public celebrations of marijuana on Monday, an unofficial holiday for smoking cannabis, driving some activities online across the United States.
A group working to legalize recreational marijuana use has sued the Montana Secretary of State for permission to collect signatures electronically as measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 have stymied their ability to carry out the traditional gathering process.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Thursday that it has approved two additional state hemp regulatory plans, as well as three more tribal proposals.
A study by the University of Buffalo and University of Michigan shows that even enthusiastic cannabis consumers can have a low level of knowledge about THC, CBD, and effective dosing.
Could cannabis help treat diabetes? A small but growing body of research suggests that certain cannabinoids may hold promise.
Careers in the booming hemp industry pay far better than their mainstream agriculture counterparts, according to new research.
The right CBD product could help you or a loved one face these high-stress times more calmly, and a CBD skincare product could help soothe stress-related skin issues.
4/20 is the biggest holiday of the year for the cannabis industry. Because of COVID-19 and the stay home order, businesses say this year will look very different.
In early April, the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) released its final harvest numbers for the 2019 hemp season, its first year of legal cultivation in decades. And considering the weather challenges the state faced last year, the data is being interpreted as surprisingly positive.
Some states have left all cannabis dispensaries open, while others have only allowed medical patients access.
The Florida Department of Agriculture has been sending draft hemp rules back and forth with the U.S. Department of Agriculture for months, making final tweaks and incorporating feedback from public comment periods.
Edibles are already a staple of many people’s cannabis lineup, and lately, due to the pandemic, some may even be choosing to forgo smoking entirely and switch to edibles due to health concerns.
“Unfortunately, a large number of small businesses in Colorado are not eligible for these loans due to their involvement in the state-legal cannabis industry, which is a major employer and tax revenue generator in our state,” Gov. Jared Polis (D) wrote in a letter to a Colorado congressman on Monday.