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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

https://cannabislifenetwork.com/high-times-to-acquire-dope-magazine/

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...

Experts see silver lining for U.S. cannabis industry and Illinois is leading by example

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 20, 2020

In April, recreational cannabis sales in Illinois topped $37.3 million. The financial results indicate major success in the state's legal weed industry, which launched on January 1. It's a surprising outcome for the newly-launched market, which is still going strong despite the social distancing measures ...

Coronavirus has left 75 cannabis dispensary license applicants in Illinois feeling impatient

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 11, 2020

As if the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t already caused enough problems for the cannabis industry – not to mention various other industries – but now, it has put the awarding of dispensary licenses in Illinois on the backburner. Currently, hopeful licensees are waiting for the Illinois Department...

Launch of recreational cannabis sales delayed in Maine due to coronavirus

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 1, 2020

In 2016, voters approved a measure to legalize adult-use cannabis in Maine. Although it has been four years since the plant was legalized for recreational purposes statewide, the state has taken longer to kick-start its legal market than any other cannabis-friendly state in the U.S.  Just as the in...

COVID-19 store closures are costing Massachusetts cannabis retailers millions in daily losses

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 30, 2020

For recreational cannabis dispensary owners in Massachusetts, the likelihood of raking in a healthy sales profit in 2020 is getting dimmer by the day. Why? On March 25, Governor Charlie Baker ordered statewide store closures as a preventative measure amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) health pandemic. ...

Cannabis delivery and curbside pickup services temporarily permitted by Washington, D.C. Mayor

Cannabis delivery and curbside pickup services temporarily permitted by Washington, D.C. Mayor

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 27, 2020

A 120-day long emergency rule permitting medical cannabis dispensary deliveries and curbside pickup was announced by Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on April 14.  Washington D.C.'s emergency cannabis rule was a joint decision between Bowser and the D.C. Department of Health. News of the temporar...

Polis alerts Congress of Colorado’s eligibility for federal coronavirus aid

https://www.kktv.com/content/news/Colorado-House-OKs-bill-on-medical-marijuana-use-for-autism-505519161.html

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 22, 2020

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) scare escalates across the U.S., "critical" business owners in Colorado have been informed that they can continue operating. However, the eligibility criteria doesn't include cannabis businesses in the scenic state. Since the plant is still a Schedule I controlled substan...

Thieves target Denver’s cannabis dispensaries amid coronavirus pandemic

Thieves target Denver's cannabis dispensaries amid coronavirus pandemic

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 20, 2020

While much of the legal weed industry in the U.S. has gained momentum since the coronavirus panic erupted, Denver's cannabis industry has taken a hit. Based on recent reports, there has been a surge in the number of burglaries taking place among state-licensed cannabis stores amidst the COVID-19 pand...

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