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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

California’s $635M in cannabis taxes—where is it going?

David DownsJanuary 24, 2020 For starters, Prop 64 covers childcare for about 11,000 low and moderate-income children in fiscal year 2020-2021. (CSA-Archive/iStock) Brand new parks. Healthier, smarter kids. Forests cleaned up. Drugged drivers off the road....

Abi Roach leaving HotBox after 20 years, Friendly Stranger is taking over

Jesse B. StaniforthJanuary 24, 2020 Photo by Jesse Milns/Leafly Legalization’s promise to change Canada’s cannabis landscape is coming true in many ways. This week an unexpected change stunned Toronto’s cannabis community and the wider Canadian cannabis...

Cannabis Stigma is Unfair When ‘Wine O’Clock’ is Widely Celebrated by Moms

It’s time for us to get off our high horses about parents who like to unwind with a little cannabis. It’s been more than a year since recreational cannabis use became legal in Canada, yet...

How this craft cannabis producer converges science & tradition

Jesse Milns/Leafly Cannabis is undeniably the latest economic sector to enter the world of craft production. For some licensed producers, a focus on craft is about helping consumers gain a deeper understanding of their cannabis,...

Cannabis Price Gap Increases, as Illegal Cannabis Prices Fall: Statcan

The gap between what Canadians pay for legal and illicit cannabis is widening — a sign experts say points to the need for the marijuana industry to make prices a priority this year. Statistics Canada...

Alberta Cannabis Producer Lays Off 10% of Workforce; Expert Blames Poor-Quality Products

Alberta-based cannabis producer Sundial confirmed Tuesday that it has laid off “less than 10 per cent” of its workforce. In a statement to Global News, it said: “In the spirit of continuous optimization for efficiency...

What medical cannabis patients need to know

Ashley KeenanJanuary 23, 2020 jose/Adobe Stock Medical patients in Canada have been accessing cannabis products for over a decade, but new laws allowing adult use (aka, consuming cannabis for non-medical reasons), have prompted employers to add...

The 3 Most Fascinating Cannabis Businesses in San Francisco

Since recreational pot was legalized in California on Jan 1st of 2018, its citizens have witnessed intriguing developments of the already popular cannabis industry. New verticals, products, and services have been popping up all...

‘Cruel and unusual’: Kansas resident faces decades in prison for medical marijuana use

Bruce KennedyJanuary 22, 2020 Larry Burgess poses for a portrait in his home in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Burgess had his first seizure in 2009 and was later diagnosed with grand mal seizures. In April 2017,...

Kiva’s New CBN Gummies Are Designed to Help You Sleep

California-based edibles brand Kiva is launching a new gummy today and with it a rather bold statement: “CBD IS DEAD.” The brand’s newest gummies, Camino Midnight Blueberry, represent its first foray into CBN, a cannabinoid...
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