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Oklahoma sees record medical cannabis state taxes as Arkansas consumers stock up

http://theleafonline.com/c/politics/medical-use/2018/07/ok-voters-back-medical-marijuana/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 11, 2020

The low cost of cannabis in Oklahoma has prompted hordes of Arkansans to make the five-hour drive for a stash top-up. As a direct effect of this, Oklahoma’s medical cannabis market has boomed in value, whereas the medical cannabis market in Arkansas has struggled to retain customers. A report r...

Nevada hemp grower lawsuit can proceed, District Court rules

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 8, 2020

Back in January, Tahoe Hemp LLC – a Nevada-based hemp producer – filed a lawsuit against Carson City. The suit claimed that the city denied the grower access to a plot of land for hemp cultivation purposes. Although Tahoe didn’t clarify its plans to grow hemp plants on the plot of land at the poin...

Poll suggests that COVID-19 will influence cannabis industry more than others

https://www.traverseticker.com/news/first-coronavirus-cases-confirmed-in-michigan/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 8, 2020

A webinar called “Insuring Cannabis: From the Mechanics to Seeing Through The Weeds” was aired live on April 15. The discussion drew one main conclusion that has since ignited plenty of conversation in the legal weed community: Coronavirus (COVID-19) is likely to impact cannabis more than other industries.  Ho...

Study shows 38 percent year over year increase in U.S. cannabis consumption

https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190508005431/en/MRI-Simmons-Launches-Sales-Catalyst

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 1, 2020

Cannabis has emerged from the shadows of its past and is now looking more vibrant and radiant than ever. Sweeping legislation has led to the mainstream infiltration of cannabis-based products which, in turn, has had an impact on the consumer demographic. This was proved in a recent poll conducted b...

Lawmakers want verbal medical cannabis recommendations for veterans amid COVID-19

https://www.potnetwork.com/news/michael-krawitz-leaves-no-soldier-behind-executive-director-veterans-medical-cannabis-access

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 28, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic lingers, head of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is being urged to allow verbal medical cannabis recommendations for military servicemen. A letter led by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) was addressed to the VA from seven members of the Massachusetts congressional...

April sees some cannabis stocks sink and some skyrocket

http://marijuanastocks.com/4-marijuana-stocks-to-keep-an-eye-on-heading-into-2018/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 22, 2020

We may not be done with April just yet, but this month has already been a bit of a rollercoaster ride for cannabis stocks. It's understandable, considering the fact that the economic climate is being battered by coronavirus (COVID-19) right now. On one particular day – April 15 – the rollercoas...

Recreational cannabis sales in Illinois climb to $110 million during Q1 2020

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 20, 2020

The first quarter of 2020 turned out to be a lucrative time for the newly-launched recreational cannabis industry in Illinois. State-published data has confirmed that $110 million was recorded in sales revenue for Q1 2020; merging revenue results from January, February and March. Legal cannabis pr...

Study: Fewer vaping-related lung injuries occur in legal recreational cannabis states

https://nypost.com/2019/09/27/hydrogen-cyanide-found-in-thc-vaping-cartridges-report/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 20, 2020

The past year-and-a-half have been somewhat treacherous in terms of public health concerns; a vape-lung crisis erupted in August 2019 and now, a lung-attacking coronavirus (COVID-19) has claimed thousands of lives globally. With the vape crisis creating a lasting effect on the cannabis industry – fo...

Oklahoma generated record medical cannabis tax revenue in March

https://hightimes.com/news/oklahoma-medical-marijuana-moving-toward-november-ballot

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 20, 2020

States that legalize cannabis stand to benefit the local economy, with sales taxes contributing to various community programs and funding projects. In Oklahoma – where medical cannabis was legalized on June 26, 2018 with the passing of voter-approved voters approved State Question 788 – the resu...

Chart data reveals that Coronavirus has stimulated growth in U.S. recreational cannabis product sales

https://ggs-greenhouse.com/marijuana/blog/%2410-billion-in-legal-cannabis-sales-is-there-still-room-to-grow

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 16, 2020

The world is undergoing rapid change among the virus outbreak that has left over 130,000 people dead and 1.4 million people currently battling the disease. SARS-Coronavirus (COVID-19) has triggered a global lockdown, disrupted supply chains and, interestingly, stimulated cannabis dispensary sales. It's ...

What impact has COVID-19 had on the global cannabis supply chain and consumer behavior?

https://www.traverseticker.com/news/first-coronavirus-cases-confirmed-in-michigan/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 15, 2020

When the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis initially broke out, cannabis companies – particularly those who sell vape products – took a hit. After all, the virus originated in Wuhan, China and since 90-95 percent of cannabis vaporizer components are sourced from the Asian country, supply chains quickly ...

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