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Mass. tech company looking to profit off medical marijuana deliveries - Cannabis News

Due to the stay-at-home advisory, a local software company is shifting its focus to front door medical marijuana deliveries.

California Unveils State-Certified Organic Cannabis Plan - Cannabis News

Regulators in the California Department of Food and Agriculture have unveiled their OCal program, which will label organically grown cannabis products in a market scorned by federal regulators.

Report: Cannabis represents significant opportunity for insurers - Cannabis News

Legalized cannabis represents a significant new business opportunity for the insurance industry, according to a report released Tuesday by New Dawn Risk Group Ltd., a London-based brokerage.

Kansas couple settle lawsuit over botched raid for $150,000 - Cannabis News

A Kansas City-area couple whose home was raided in a 2012 search for marijuana has settled for $150,000 their federal lawsuit against the Johnson County sheriff’s deputies who led the operation.

First medical marijuana research launches in Pennsylvania ~ Cannabis News

Six years after the idea was germinated, the nation’s first state-authorized medical marijuana research program is being launched in Philadelphia, state officials said.

Oklahoma cannabis industry smashes record monthly sales number in April - Cannabis News

Roll aside, toilet paper. Oklahomans rushed to purchase another product in record volume last month, as medical marijuana dispensaries logged enough sales to spike tax collections by more than 25%.

Six Cannabis Leaders Discuss How Coronavirus Is Impacting The Industry - Cannabis News

The COVID-19 crisis has packed a big wallop to the legal cannabis industry that will likely unleash repercussions in the months and years to come.

UCLA researchers develop chemistry needed to create marijuana breathalyzer - Cannabis News

UCLA chemists have reported the key chemical discovery necessary for the creation of a small, electronic marijuana breathalyzer.

Illinois recreational pot sales top $37 million in April - Cannabis News

As Illinois’ economy has come to a screeching halt in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, recreational weed has remained a hot commodity with sales topping $37 million last month.

USDA Unveils Guidelines For Federal Loans To Hemp Business - Cannabis News

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently released guidelines for processing federal loans for the hemp industry.

Can Marijuana Help Treat Headaches Or Migraines? - Cannabis News

Studies report marijuana can reduce headache and migraine severity, but exact doses currently remain unknown.

Texas A&M ready to begin hemp variety trials - Cannabis News

Texas A&M AgriLife will be planting hemp variety trials for the first time this spring, with a goal to provide producers, hemp seed companies and the larger hemp industry with a reliable, independent scientific assessment of hemp varietal performance in Texas.

Pot Job Seekers Surge as Sector Is Still Hiring - Cannabis News

Unlike many industries, the cannabis sector is still hiring during the pandemic. Yet the number of open positions has dwindled as layoffs become more common and many of the jobs that do exist are temporary.

New Zealand Government Unveils Final Marijuana Legalization Measure For 2020 Ballot - Cannabis News

New Zealand’s government has revealed the final details of a marijuana legalization proposal that will appear on the September general election ballot.

Cannabis Canada: Pot generates $8.16B toward Canada's economy - Cannabis News

Economic activity in Canada's legal pot industry tripled since legalization: StatsCan.

Why you should read the label on your cannabis product - Cannabis News

Any brand can claim that their cannabis products are “lab tested.” But this doesn’t really mean anything unless they provide access to third-party lab results.

Ohio state crime lab can now distinguish between marijuana and hemp, allowing more pot cases in courts - Cannabis News

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is ready to start testing cannabis plants and oils in drug cases, thanks to new equipment that will help technicians distinguish between hemp and marijuana.

Missouri Marijuana Dispensaries to Open Mid-Summer, DHSS Director Says - Cannabi News

Medical marijuana has technically been legal in Missouri since January 1, but dispensaries have been unable to open until they meet seed-to-sale requirements.

Report: Infused Beverages Market Expected to Hit $2.8 Billion by 2025 - Cannabis News

Non-alcoholic CBD-infused beverages are the fastest-growing segment of the "drinkables" market, largely driven by the growing demand for wellness products as a replacement for soft drinks and alcohol.

One doctor vs. the DEA: Inside the battle to study marijuana in America - Cannabis News

Millions of people across the U.S. can legally buy pot at dispensaries — but scientists aren’t allowed to study it.