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Sam Wood~The Philadelphia Inquirer Jushi Inc. will become one of the dominant players in the Keystone State's medical marijuana market with its $37 million acquisition of Scranton-based Pennsylvania Medical Solutions from Vireo Health International. The aggressively expanding Jushi, based in Boca Ra...
 Solomon Israel~Marijuana Business Daily Retail cannabis sales in Canada declined only slightly despite the COVID-19 pandemic, falling 0.6% from March's record high to 180.1 million Canadian dollars ($132.7 million) in April. The new monthly retail sales data from Statistics Canada bode well fo...
Warren Bobrow~Forbes I met Anthony Dindia a month or so ago at New Jersey's latest cannabis dispensary. He had just spent the past few grueling days of night and day work getting the Elizabeth, NJ location for the Verano Holdings family of dispensaries ready to open and greet their guests. Anthony i...
John Schroyer~Marijuana Business Daily The protests, lootings and robberies connected to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis might have died down over the past two weeks, but scores of marijuana companies are still dealing with the fallout of break-ins that began the weekend of May 29. Several ...
Kyle Jaeger~Marijuana Moment The head of the NBA's players union is joining the board of a major marijuana company at the same time reports are surfacing that players will not be tested for cannabis and other recreational drugs when they convene to wrap up the season in Orlando next month. Michele R...

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.

A majority of Americans believe that state marijuana legalization laws have been a success, according to a new survey.

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.

The state is the 27th to decriminalize or legalize marijuana.

Industrial hemp and CBD oil are now legal in South Dakota after a yearlong standoff between Gov. Kristi Noem and legislators.

After nearly 4 years of what some researchers saw as foot dragging, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has announced it will evaluate 37 applications to grow marijuana for medical research and proposed new rules for the prospective growers that outline how the cannabis-growing program would work.

Is my cannabis dispensary still open? In the season of COVID-19, that question just got a lot more complicated.

We caught up with NORML Director Erik Altieri to find out the best ways to get stoned during COVID-19.

Boston’s first pot shop opened Monday, marking the first recreational marijuana store to open in a major East Coast city.

A New Hampshire House committee approved a bill on Tuesday that would legalize marijuana for adult use in the state.

Place your beer down and pass the joint around. That may be a regular sentence in any of the universities based in states that have legalized the use of marijuana.

A measure to legalize marijuana for adult use has officially qualified for South Dakota’s November ballot, the secretary of state’s office announced on Monday.

The historic first day of sales of recreational marijuana in Illinois kicked off Wednesday morning with the expected long lines and party atmosphere as hundreds celebrated their ability to buy weed legally -- all while helping the state out with 10 to 25% of the cost going toward taxes.

Two more new national polls show that a majority of Americans are in favor of legalizing marijuana.

Brand new recreational marijuana sales underway in Michigan marked a historic boom for the emerging industry – and had hundreds of people lined up for the first day of legal marijuana sales.