Seven years after Washington legalized the adult use of cannabis, Gov. Jay Inslee says he plans to pardon thousands of convictions for misdemeanor possession. 'We shouldn’t be punishing people for something that is no longer illegal behavior in the state of Washington.'Gov. Jay Inslee “We shouldn’t be punishing people for something that is no longer illegal behavior in the state...
Click on an app, choose your preferred product, pay for it and then sit back and wait for it to be delivered to your door. Eaze is just one of several firms taking advantage of the legalisation of cannabis, for which the people of California voted overwhelmingly in favour in 2016. Since January last year, when the use of recreational cannabis...
It seems like each day is a new opportunity to discover something great about cannabis. After all, there are over 100 different kinds of cannabinoids out there and we’ve only begun to scratch the tip of the iceberg when it comes to researching the unique effects of each. In search of unique cannabinoids? Check menus nearby. One especially promising cannabinoid is...
What Are You Smoking? is hosted by a rotating cast of Leafly’s cannabis experts—Will Hyde, Bailey Rahn, Emily Resling, and Dante Jordan. Tune in every Wednesday to hear activists, entrepreneurs, farmers, processors, and figures from from all corners of the cannabis world weigh in on the latest developments in the industry, what’s coming next, and of course, what new strains...
The Colorado cannabis-infused-product market is growing quickly. According to the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED), 34 new Marijuana Infused Product (MIP) licenses were issued between January and June of 2018. During that six-month period, dispensaries sold 13.8% more edibles and 94.6% more concentrates than in the same 6-month period of 2017—a huge increase in such a short period of time. We’ve...
Canadians have already spent $5.7B on cannabis in the first months of legalization, Vancouver’s first legal cannabis store finally opens for business, and Ontario’s would-be cannabis store operators will be fined $25,000 if they’re not open by April 1. We’ve rounded up this week’s top stories from across Canada. Top Headlines From Around the Web Canadians Have Already Spent $5.7 Billon on...
The Alberta regulator in charge of the legal marijuana market says supply is improving, but not enough to start issuing new cannabis licences. Cannabis was legalized across Canada on Oct. 17, 2018. On Nov. 21, Alberta Gaming Liquor and Cannabis suspended new applications and said it wouldn’t issue any additional cannabis retail licences until further notice. AGLC said the temporary suspension...