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Sales increase in Arkansas as the sixth medical cannabis grow permit is awarded

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 1, 2020

Patients of all ages and with various types of qualifying conditions are regularly signing up to receive medical cannabis in Arkansas, where the market has harvested close to $100 million one year post-launch.  In an attempt to keep up with the ever-growing consumer demographic, the Arkansas Medic...

MedMen is stripped of its Virginia medical cannabis dispensary license

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 30, 2020

MedMen Enterprises is skating on thin ice, what with the multistate cannabis company suffering blow-after-blow in recent times. According to the latest news, Virginia regulators have voted to revoke the well-known California-headquartered company's medical cannabis dispensary license in Staunton.  ...

Cannabis-extracted hemp oil treats neuropathic pain with positive results

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 29, 2020

Should doctors prescribe cannabis for chronic neuropathic pain? If it's derived from hemp, quite possibly so. This is according to a team of researchers at the University of New Mexico (UNM), who recently conducted a study on a chronic neuropathic pain animal model.  Published in the journal Life, the U...

Ohio State Medical Board rejects autism and anxiety as qualifying conditions for cannabis

Ohio State Medical Board rejects autism and anxiety as qualifying conditions for cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 25, 2020

Cannabis regulators have put forward a recommendation to bulk up the list of qualifying conditions for medical cannabis in Ohio. Cachexia – otherwise known as "wasting syndrome" – could soon be included on the state's eligibility criteria. This medical condition is characterized by weight/muscle loss, w...

Joe Biden wants more medical cannabis research, included in racial justice plan

Joe Biden wants more medical cannabis research, included in racial justice plan

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 16, 2020

People who suffer from disabilities in the United States could be one step closer to having their medical cannabis needs satisfied. Former vice president and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has introduced a new plan that could stimulate research into the medicinal potential of cann...

Oklahoma medical cannabis sales hit record high for fourth consecutive month

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 15, 2020

For the fourth month in a row this year, the medical cannabis industry in Oklahoma is paving the way for record-high sales. According to state-published data focused on April's success, dispensaries harvested almost $5.1 million from the seven percent cannabis tax that is imposed on legal sales.  Pa...

Bills to expand medical cannabis access in Louisiana are awaiting Governor’s approval

Bills to expand medical cannabis access in Louisiana are awaiting Governor's approval

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 15, 2020

Recently, a number of medical cannabis bills have been sent to the desk of Louisiana's Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards. If approved, the bills would expand patients' access to medical cannabis across the State of Louisiana, which is one of 33 in the U.S. to have enacted a law allowing people to obtain...

Q1 2020 cannabis sales in New Mexico were 43 percent higher than Q1 2019

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 10, 2020

Amid the turmoil caused by coronavirus (COVID-19), this year’s first quarter medical cannabis sales in New Mexico have climbed 43 percent since Q1 2019. Ultra Health – the largest-vertically integrated medical cannabis provider in the United States – published an industry report confirming that $40.1 ...

Trulieve accounted for more than half of Florida’s weekly medical cannabis revenue once again

Trulieve accounted for more than half of Florida's weekly medical cannabis revenue once again

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 3, 2020

Florida's weekly medical cannabis sales have been slumping as the weeks trail on by, according to Florida’s Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU) — the state's official source for responsible cannabis consumption. In spite of this, for the week concluding on May 14, Trulieve managed to sell over ...

March revenue accounts for 40 percent of Arkansas’ first-year medical cannabis sales

March revenue accounts for 40 percent of Arkansas' first-year medical cannabis sales

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 28, 2020

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has been the most devastating “global pandemic” in more than a century. Its effects have been felt harshly across the United States, among hundreds of other countries and territories worldwide. Although there’s been a significant dark side to the pandemic – w...

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