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A California crackdown on ‘diet weed’ could devastate patients who rely on CBD

A California crackdown on ‘diet weed’ could devastate patients who rely on CBD Image Cannabis NewsJune 17, 2024 Legislation Threatens Access to Lifesaving CBD for Patients. You may have heard the extraordinary story of Charlotte Figi, the little Colorado girl who was dying from unrelenting, violent seizures until her parents decided to try cannabidiol, or CBD, a non-psychoactive ingredient of cannabis and Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Business News LA Times

Cannabis company Columbia Care to cut costs and sell its Florida business

Cannabis company Columbia Care to cut costs and sell its Florida business Image Cannabis NewsJune 17, 2024 Cannabist, the parent of Columbia Care, to shed workers as part of $10 million in savings. Cannabist Co. Holdings Inc. said Monday it will reduce its workforce by an amount that has yet to be determined and will divest its holdings in Florida as part of a plan to save $10 million a year. The Marijuana Business News Cannabis Jobs Market Watch

Maryland to Issue Over 175,000 Pardons for Marijuana Convictions

Maryland to Issue Over 175,000 Pardons for Marijuana Convictions Image Cannabis NewsJune 17, 2024 Governor Wes Moore to Sign Largest State Pardon Order for Cannabis Convictions in Maryland. More than 150,000 misdemeanor convictions for simple possession of cannabis will be affected by the order, which also will cover more than 18,000 misdemeanor convictions for use or possession with intent to Marijuana Politics Marijuana Business News Cannabis Jobs NBC Washington

Michigan Passes California As Nation’s Largest Cannabis Market

Michigan Passes California As Nation’s Largest Cannabis Market Image Cannabis NewsJune 14, 2024 Michigan Surpasses California as Top Cannabis Market by Volume. Michigan has passed California as the nation’s largest cannabis market, but the Golden State still leads in the dollar sales amount. Cannabis market firm BDSA says Michigan has sold more grams of cannabis flower recreationally and Marijuana Business News WGHN

A new threat to Cannabis users: Smuggled Chinese pesticides

A new threat to Cannabis users: Smuggled Chinese pesticides Image Cannabis NewsJune 14, 2024 Dangerous Chinese Pesticides Found in California Cannabis Farms Raise Health and Regulatory Alarms. In coordinated raids last September, multiple California agencies stormed a network of illegal cannabis-growing warehouses across Oakland while state cannabis regulators singled out a salmon-colored Cannabis Technology News Marijuana Business News LA Times

Marijuana production, retail license regulations eyed by Minneapolis

Marijuana production, retail license regulations eyed by Minneapolis Image Cannabis NewsJune 14, 2024 Minneapolis Prepares for Cannabis Legalization with Comprehensive Zoning Amendments. As recreational marijuana becomes legal throughout Minnesota, leaders in the state’s largest city are looking to define a wide swath of regulations for businesses and licenses before the Office of Cannabis Marijuana Business News Cannabis Jobs Fox 9

Mired in red tape, $20 billion legal Cannabis industry seeks government help

Mired in red tape, $20 billion legal Cannabis industry seeks government help Image Cannabis NewsJune 14, 2024 The marijuana industry is thriving. Last year the $21 billion industry grew by over 5%, faster than the U.S. economy as a whole. At the same time, states from California to Massachusetts have decided the industry needs to be subsidized. A coalition of Democratic senators is now calling for the Small Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Politics Marijuana Business News Cities 92.9

Marijuana giant Trulieve to pay $350K fine tied to Mass. employee’s death

Marijuana giant Trulieve to pay $350K fine tied to Mass. employee’s death Image Cannabis NewsJune 14, 2024 Leading Cannabis Company Fined $350,000 Over Employee Death. One of the nation’s leading marijuana companies has agreed to pay a $350,000 fine tied to the death of an employee who suffered an asthma attack at its Massachusetts production plant two years ago, according to a settlement it reached with Marijuana Business News Cannabis Jobs Mass Live

The dirty secret of California’s legal weed

The dirty secret of California’s legal weed Image Cannabis NewsJune 14, 2024 Poisons show up in California’s ‘safe’ weed products. Aging yuppies in neon beachwear stand before a green wall with the catchphrase, “You have changed ... so has cannabis.” The social media post is part of “Real CA Cannabis,” a $5-million taxpayer-funded campaign to promote California cannabis as Cannabis Technology News Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Business News LA Times

Another proximity protection lawsuit surfaces against NY Cannabis regulators, with possibly more on the way

Another proximity protection lawsuit surfaces against NY Cannabis regulators, with possibly more on the way Image Cannabis NewsJune 13, 2024 Cannabis Retail License Hopeful Sues New York Regulators. A cannabis retail license hopeful is suing New York marijuana regulators after they allegedly rejected his application because it was too close to another weed shop, but allowed another store to open in the same area. The lawsuit is one of Marijuana Business News New York Post

Small Business Owner Criticizes MedMen as Cannabis Chain Declines

Small Business Owner Criticizes MedMen as Cannabis Chain Declines Image Cannabis NewsJune 13, 2024 For a long time, Olivia Alexander defended MedMen. Despite the pushback she got for partnering with the cannabis chain that some worried would box out smaller brands, Alexander — who founded Kush Queen, which sells cannabis-infused bath bombs and personal lubricant — valued the retailer’s dedication Marijuana Business News LA Times

Florida A&M Faces Scrutiny Over Questionable $237M Donation

Florida A&M Faces Scrutiny Over Questionable $237M Donation Image Cannabis NewsJune 13, 2024 Florida A&M University Under Investigation After Questionable $237 Million Gift Raises Red Flags. Before Florida A&M announced a questionable $237 million donation, the university received a striking email from the donor’s bank, raising a red flag that the historic gift may not be legitimate Marijuana Business News Cannabis Jobs Miami Herald

Lompoc Cannabis manufacturer to pay Air Pollution Control District $1.3M for air quality violations

Lompoc Cannabis manufacturer to pay Air Pollution Control District $1.3M for air quality violations Image Cannabis NewsJune 13, 2024 Central Coast Agriculture to Pay $1.3 Million for Air Quality Violations in Landmark Settlement. The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) will secure one of the largest settlements in its history after Central Coast Agriculture agreed to pay $1.3 million for air quality-related Marijuana Business News Cannabis Jobs Santa Maria Sun

Mass. faces a regulatory challenge with Hemp-based 'gas station weed'

Mass. faces a regulatory challenge with Hemp-based 'gas station weed' Image Cannabis NewsJune 13, 2024 Massachusetts Lawmakers Address Regulatory Gaps in Intoxicating Hemp Products. The gummies, energy shot-like drink bottles and seltzers have proliferated across Massachusetts convenience store checkout counters and social media feeds. They look awfully similar to products you'd find at a regulated Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Politics Marijuana Business News WBUR

Cannabis Sales in New York Reach $200 Million Milestone

Cannabis Sales in New York Reach $200 Million Milestone Image Cannabis NewsJune 13, 2024 New York’s Cannabis Market Hits $200M in Sales for June, Projected to Reach Up to $1,2B Next Year. New York hits $200M in cannabis sales in June, reflecting market acceptance. Projections estimate that New York’s cannabis market could generate between $1 billion and $1.2 billion in sales next year Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Business News Cannabis Jobs The Dales Report

Colorado’s more mature Marijuana market is on decline as Ohio’s ramps up

Colorado’s more mature Marijuana market is on decline as Ohio’s ramps up Image Cannabis NewsJune 12, 2024 High and Dry: A Decade After Legalizing Recreational Marijuana, Colorado Faces Declining Sales and Revenue Ten years after Colorado became the first state in the country to set up a recreational marijuana program, Politico Magazine has documented how sales have decreased, dispensaries and Marijuana Business News Cleveland.com

Two New Books Unveil The Healing Power Of Medical Cannabis

Two New Books Unveil The Healing Power Of Medical Cannabis Image Cannabis NewsJune 12, 2024 Explore the Therapeutic Uses of Cannabis with New Releases by Dr Benjamin Caplan and Josh Leddy. For those exploring the medical benefits of cannabis, two new books provide essential guidance: "The Doctor-Approved Cannabis Handbook" by Dr. Benjamin Caplan and "Living with Cannabis: A Personal Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Business News Benzinga

DC residents sue city over Cannabis dispensaries in their neighborhoods

DC residents sue city over Cannabis dispensaries in their neighborhoods Image Cannabis NewsJune 12, 2024 Northwest DC Residents and ANC-2C Take Legal Action to Block New Cannabis Dispensaries Near Schools. A group of Northwest D.C. residents, as well as one of D.C.’s Advisory Neighborhood Commissions, is going to court to stop new cannabis dispensaries from opening up, saying the locations they’ve Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Politics Marijuana Business News Wtop News

Ispire's CEO Michael Wang Predicts Vaping Will Soon Surpass Cannabis Flower Sales

Ispire's CEO Michael Wang Predicts Vaping Will Soon Surpass Cannabis Flower Sales Image Cannabis NewsJune 12, 2024 Vaping to Dominate Cannabis Consumption in Next 2-3 Years, Predicts Ispire Technology CEO. “Vaping will become the number one way for using cannabis within the next 2 or 3 years,” stated Michael Wang, CEO of Ispire Technology Inc. ISPR, during a recent interview on Benzinga’s Cannabis Insider Cannabis Technology News Recreational Marijuana News Marijuana Business News Benzinga

New York Issues 105 More Cannabis Licenses as Governor’s Office Accused of Ignoring Warnings Over $150m Finance Deal

New York Issues 105 More Cannabis Licenses as Governor’s Office Accused of Ignoring Warnings Over $150m Finance Deal Image Cannabis NewsJune 12, 2024 New York Cannabis Control Board Issues 105 New Licenses and Legalizes Home Cultivation Amid Regulatory Overhaul. New York’s Cannabis Control Board has issued 105 new adult-use licenses and legalized home cultivation amid an ongoing overhaul of the state’s cannabis regulators. I came amid damning Marijuana Politics Marijuana Business News Cannabis Jobs Business of Cannabis


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