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People used cannabis in large numbers during the height of the lockdowns caused by the pandemic. Investors, including big-name celebrities and well-known venture capital funds, are banking on that trend to continue as the pandemic lessens its hold on the country. The interest in cannabis became apparent the moment lockdowns began as long lines form
With Montana set to become the next state to legalize marijuana, lawmakers in Big Sky Country will have some options on how to go about implementing the policy. Local TV outlet KPAX reported this week that legislators there in the state House have “advanced three bills that provide different visions for how to implement recreational marijuana in th
Cultivating cannabis is one of the most enjoyable and rewarding forms of gardening. Whereas some crops can take weeks or even months to show some growth, the cannabis plant grows fairly quickly. It’s almost as if every day there are new leaves, and eventually, new buds on cannabis plants, which any seasoned cultivator will be quick to point out. Th
Try these options and see what works best for you. If still unsatisfied, it may be time to explore even more ways of using cannabis. With more states and countries embracing the use of cannabis for medicinal and recreational purposes, experts are continuously exploring new ways to get the most of this revered herb. So far, there are dozens of ways
Throughout history, professional athletes have been punished by teams, leagues and the law for cannabis consumption. Several high-profile examples are listed below, showcasing just how serious such actions were viewed within the world of professional sports. 2004: Running back Ricky Williams is suspended from the National Football League for 4 game
Cannabis and innovation go hand-in-hand. From growing to packaging technology, consuming to creating, cannabis influences many innovative ideas. Innovation in cannabis isn’t always as visible as it is in other industries. Cannabis is still budding and because it’s been illegal for so long, much of its innovation has happened behind closed doors. As
Researchers believe they may have identified the chemical primarily responsible for complaints regarding the smell of some marijuana and hemp cultivation operations. We recently mentioned complaints in connection with the smell of hemp farms – some of them anyway – are far from being uncommon. But it turns out what has been described as a “skunky-l
New York recently became the 15th U.S. state to legalize cannabis for recreational use. While 67% of U.S. adults support marijuana legalization, public knowledge about cannabis is low. A third of Americans think hemp and marijuana are the same thing, according to the National Institutes of Health, and many people still search Google to find out whe
At an annual growth rate of 20% per year, the marijuana industry has become one of the nation's fastest-emerging industries. Meanwhile, cannabis stocks have been giving back some mouthwatering gains to investors.  Original link
Florida officials are on “high alert” as THC edibles “are making their way into the hands of children and teens.” Of particular concern is the fact that the goods in question “bear a striking resemblance to ordinary candy.”Original link
The consumer goods business has seen its share of fads—and then some. Often it seems that not a day goes by when a special ingredient or other differentiator hailed as “transformative,” “groundbreaking” and “game-changing” simply fades away, consigned to the dustbin of marketing past. From hero to zero, the cycle is exceptionally swift. Product mak
South Carolina's medical marijuana legalization bill is heading to likely defeat without getting a debate in the state Senate. Despite the discussion being scheduled for Tuesday, opposition to the proposal among lawmakers is becoming increasingly clear, with Sen. Greg Hembree (R-Myrtle Beach) announcing he intends to block the debate from even star
Stoned drivers and weed-smoking workers take note: marijuana Breathalyzers will soon be in the hands of police officers and employers. In fact, marijuana Breathalyzer prototypes have already been put to use for Covid-19 testing, after some innovations allowing them to detect SARS-CoV-2 antigens in breath. Marijuana Breathalyzers have been in develo
Advocates are calling New York’s legal marijuana program the best in the nation. One called it a watershed and a new era for marijuana justice, after hard work and long odds.  Years of wrangling and tense negotiations finally ended in victory when adult use marijuana was finally legalized on March 31, 2021. How Great is New York’s New Legal Cannabi
A new bill to be introduced in Michigan would potentially stop cannabis businesses from being able to advertise on billboards.  State Representative Mary Whiteford, a Republican based in Allegan County, is one of the co-sponsors of the bill, standing against cannabis billboards alongside Democratic State Representative Abdullah Hammoud out of Dearb
Big tobacco has been behind the curve with the legal cannabis industry thus far and seems to be following the footprint of big alcohol. Companies such Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) and Molson Coors Beverage Company (TAP) have executed major agreements with Canadian LP’s that are starting to look like brilliant moves.  Big tobacco’s recent foray