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Arkansans have spent over $63 million on medical marijuana in the last 11 months - Cannabis News

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.

I Sampled My Way Through the Wild World of High-End Cannabis Products - Cannabis News

If luxury THC granola, weed aperitifs, and CBD pillows couldn't make me into a stoner, nothing can.

Deadline to legalize marijuana in Mexico extended again - Cannabis News

Mexico’s deadline to legalize cannabis has been extended to Dec. 15.

The Rapidly Evolving World of Marijuana Extraction - Cannabis News

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.

US cannabis CEOs say coronavirus crisis will speed up legalization: ‘We have been deemed essential’ - Cannabis News

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.

U.S. 4/20 cannabis parties, festivals go virtual - Cannabis News

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.

Montana: Recreational cannabis group seeks OK to gather electronic signatures - Cannabis News

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.

USDA Approves Hemp Plans For Florida, Kansas And Three Indian Tribes - Cannabis News

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.

Study Suggests Cannabis Consumer Product Knowledge Is ‘Very Poor’ - Cannabis News

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.

Rare cannabinoid shows early promise for diabetes - Cannabis News

Could cannabis help treat diabetes? A small but growing body of research suggests that certain cannabinoids may hold promise.

Hemp salaries outgunning those for careers in mainstream agriculture - Cannabis News

Careers in the booming hemp industry pay far better than their mainstream agriculture counterparts, according to new research.

Colorado dispensaries adjust to curbside pickup, new rules - Cannabis News

Dispensaries across the state are hustling to meet customer needs amid changing state regulations.

Soothing CBD Gifts for an Anxious Time - Cannabis News

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.

Coronavirus changing the cannabis game ahead of 4/20 marijuana celebration - Cannabis News

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.

Confidence in Illinois’ Hemp Crop: An Interview with Jeff Cox - Cannabis News

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.

Marijuana Has Been Deemed ‘Essential’, But Essential for Whom? - Cannabis News

Some states have left all cannabis dispensaries open, while others have only allowed medical patients access.

Florida hemp growing program to get federal approval - Cannabis News

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.

How long do cannabis edibles stay fresh? - Cannabis News

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.

Pandemic puts launch of Maine’s recreational marijuana market on hold - Cannabis News

Maine's marijuana czar says launching the adult-use industry by June is 'simply unrealistic.'

Colorado Governor Asks Congress To Let Marijuana Businesses Get Coronavirus Aid Funds - Cannabis News

“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.