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UFCW grants unionization to California cannabis delivery company

UFCW grants unionization to California cannabis delivery company

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 30, 2020

Formal consent that will allow the employees of a California cannabis delivery company to embark on a three-year working contract has been confirmed by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW). The contract was ratified on Monday, October 19 and the UFCW claims that it is the first occasion on which de...

First study of its kind will investigate efficacy of CBD and cannabis for coronavirus-related anxiety”

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 26, 2020

Wholistic Research and Education Foundation (Wholistic) – a federally approved public non-profit organization (501c3) committed to cannabis advocacy education and research – is initiating sponsorship for a survey on cannabis and CBD's effects at minimizing anxiety. The investigation – dubbed the "Cannabino...

Pabst Blue Ribbon unveils THC-infused seltzers to the cannabis marketplace

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 20, 2020

Iconic brewer Pabst Blue Ribbon is diving headfirst into the cannabis sector with its newest licensed business — Pabst Labs. Headquartered in California, the company will focus on the production and sale of THC-infused beverages. THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) is a psychoactive derivative of the cannabis plant. Thes...

France will serve patients with free medical cannabis in 2021 experiment

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 20, 2020

An eagerly anticipated decree was recently published by the French government. The decree outlines the methods by which a free medical cannabis experiment will take place in the European country.  As many as 3,000 patients are expected to participate in France's cannabis experiment, which will se...

MSO Green Thumb faces a trademark lawsuit

MSO Green Thumb faces a trademark lawsuit

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 19, 2020

Multistate cannabis operator Green Thumb Industries (GTI) has had a lawsuit filed against its "Incredibles” cannabis edibles brand. The case, which is being contested on behalf of fruit basket franchisor Edible Arrangements, argues that Chicago-based GTI has violated various federally registered t...

Cannabis retail applicants in Illinois sue over Gov. Pritzker’s license-awarding lottery

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 19, 2020

Illinois is encountering a number of legal battles pertaining to the weed-friendly state's attempts to demonstrate the benefits of its social equity plan and award 75 new cannabis retail licenses. Three unsuccessful applicants are fighting against Gov. J.B. Pritzker's license-awarding lottery. A ...

Cannabis edibles maker Bhang settles potency lawsuit

Cannabis edibles maker Bhang settles potency lawsuit

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 19, 2020

A lawsuit filed against cannabinoid-infused product manufacturer Bhang Corporation has been settled. The case, which saw the trusted global cannabis company fall under fire for falsely displaying the THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol) composition of its chocolate products, "has been set...

Aurora Cannabis awards bonuses to execs after posting multibillion-dollar loss

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 14, 2020

Millions of dollars worth of bonuses and raises were recently awarded to the leading company executives at Aurora Cannabis. Based in Alberta, Aurora confirmed the news upon the disclosing of figures for the fiscal year, which concluded on June 30. Since the company conducted large-scale layoffs and exper...

Scientists ask DEA to reschedule cannabis

Scientists ask DEA to reschedule cannabis

Thor Benson

October 8, 2020

A group of scientists and veterans are in court trying to get the DEA to reschedule cannabis. They’re arguing that it’s not accurate to say cannabis has “no currently accepted medical use” considering most states have legalized medical cannabis, and they’re arguing it’s unconstitutional to ...

Majority of Americans support top legalization bill

Majority of Americans support top legalization bill

Thor Benson

October 8, 2020

A majority of Americans, including a majority of Republicans, support the top cannabis legalization bill in Congress. A new poll from Data for Progress and the Justice Collaborative Institute shows 59 percent of Americans support the MORE Act. The bill is supported by 70 percent of Democrats and 53 percent of Rep...

Ontario’s illicit cannabis market is being undercut by government pricing

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 8, 2020

The only legal online retailer of cannabis in the Canadian province of Ontario – the  Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) – has revealed that its product pricing is cheaper than the illicit market. Consumers and retailers were made aware of the updated figures in a quarterly report covering the months of...

Colorado, Illinois and Ohio post record-breaking monthly sales

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 8, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has created widespread economic loss across many in the United States; not to mention the rest of the world. Nonetheless, the same cannot be said for the cannabis industry, which is flourishing in both newly-launched and established legal states.  In fact, fresh data has indicated a spike in...

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