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California is fighting to continue offering cannabis delivery services, despite lawsuit

California is fighting to continue offering cannabis delivery services, despite lawsuit

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 30, 2020

A landmark lawsuit that was initiated by local municipalities in California against the Bureau of Cannabis Control (“BCC”) is making its way to trial. Cannabis business owners in California are anxiously awaiting the outcome of the lawsuit since it could put the brakes on their services. In 2019, th...

Montana cannabis activists submit adequate number of signatures for adult-use initiative

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 30, 2020

A pro-pot group stands a good chance at getting a recreational cannabis legalization initiative in Montana featured on the November ballot. Approximately 52,000 signatures have been collected by New Approach Montana — a Helena-based group  A request to submit signatures electronically amid the COVID-19...

Illinois scooped a record-breaking $44 million from recreational cannabis sales in May

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 25, 2020

Coronavirus-related social distancing measures were expected to impede growth of recreational cannabis sales in Illinois but interestingly, residents snapped up more than $34 million worth of legal weed products during the month of May. It was at this point that the COVID-19 pandemic reached boiling point, with la...

Relaunch of Massachusetts’ adult-use cannabis industry was anticlimactic

Relaunch of Massachusetts' adult-use cannabis industry was anticlimactic

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 25, 2020

Towards the end of May, recreational cannabis consumers in Massachusetts experienced some respite from dispensary closures. It was on May 25 that a tedious two-month shutdown came to an end. However, revenue earned during the first week of sales recommencing wasn't quite what state officials had hoped ...

Canopy’s recreational cannabis segment is struggling

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 22, 2020

Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp., is on a mission to restructure its business plan after suffering a CAD$1.3 billion (USD $944 million) blow to its finances. Based on a recent earnings report released by the company, Canopy's fourth quarter revenue for recreational Cannabis sales – for ...

Adult-use cannabis legalization initiatives in Arkansas will refocus efforts on 2020 ballot

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 15, 2020

A revitalized campaign initiative to legalize cannabis in Arkansas could see voters take action during the 2020 ballot. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the process of collecting signatures was recently put on hold.  Thankfully for cannabis lobbyists in Arkansas, a court ruling that took place on ...

San Marcos becomes first city in Texas to issue cite-and-release law for cannabis possession

San Marcos becomes first city in Texas to issue cite-and-release law for cannabis possession

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 11, 2020

A cite-and-release ordinance was passed by San Marcos City Council on Tuesday, April 21. Thanks to the Council's vote, low-level criminal offenses – including cannabis possession to the amount of four ounces – will now be punishable by citations. Class C misdemeanors – like assault, family violen...

Nevada cannabis dispensaries on-track to resume usual business, COVID-19 restrictions eased

Nevada cannabis dispensaries on-track to resume usual business, COVID-19 restrictions eased

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 3, 2020

Nevada's legal weed industry is getting stronger, based on a recent financial report — in 2019, cannabis sales in Nevada totaled $69 million. Compared to revenue recorded for fiscal year 2018, last year's figures demonstrated a 20 percent increase.  While the sales results appear promising, an...

Cannabis Global (MCTC) launches first official distribution of market-fresh THC-V beverages

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 3, 2020

Product beta testers are about to try something that could influence what cannabis consumers add to their dispensary shopping lists in the future — THC-V beverages. 'THC-V' is an abbreviation for 'tetrahydrocannabivarin'. The phytocannabinoid is similar to THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) at the molecular level, but is ...

High Times’ acquisition deal for cannabis manufacturing facility crumbles

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 1, 2020

We’ve been informed in recent news about High Times Holding Corp.’s plans to dominate California’s legal cannabis market. For example, in our previous post, we discussed how the famous company’s sights were set on the purchase and opening of a string of dispensaries under its well-known brand name. However, t...

Maine discontinues adult-use cannabis residency requirement to sidestep legal predicaments

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 26, 2020

Cannabis residency requirements have caused a lingering problem in Maine’s legal weed industry. Fortunately things could soon be changing, with Maine regulators declaring an end to the favoring of “cannapreneurial” residents, as opposed to out-of-state business owners. This is according to a report f...

Joe Biden wants to decriminalize cannabis for “Black America”

Joe Biden wants to decriminalize cannabis for

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 20, 2020

A freshly-prepared plan introduced by former Vice President Joe Biden is set to “decriminalize the use of cannabis and automatically expunge all prior cannabis use convictions." Biden's initiative is part of his “Plan For Black America" — primarily communities of color that have been disproport...

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