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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...

Adult-use store owners in Massachusetts fight against closures, medical enrolment rises

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 17, 2020

A group of adult-use cannabis store owners in Massachusetts have initiated a lawsuit that targets Governor Charlie Baker. The plaintiffs who filed the suit started feeling frustrated last month, when Baker instructed non-essential business owners to shut up shop until the COVID-19 crisis is resolved...

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

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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 ...

Oklahoma’s legalization petition may struggle after signature-gathering is postponed

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 13, 2020

A petition to legalize recreational cannabis in Oklahoma is unlikely to progress in 2020. The speed bump has been attributed to a 30-day emergency declaration that was recently-imposed statewide. The news broke out following an announcement from Oklahoma Secretary of State Michael Rogers. Advocate...

Study claims that hotels are reaping the financial rewards of legal weed

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 13, 2020

Is recreational cannabis legalization sparking a rise in hotel revenues? According to a recent study carried out by professor of hospitality management, John O'Neill, approximately $130 million was reaped in new hotel revenue by the city of Denver, Colorado after legalization. “The production, sal...

Customers rejoice as Boston’s first recreational cannabis store finally opens its doors

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 24, 2020

Almost four years of waiting is over for Boston’s cannabis consumers, what with the first ever recreational cannabis store having officially launched for business. On Monday, March 9, Pure Oasis began ushering customers inside its store, which is perched on 430 Blue Hill Avenue on the edge of Stanwood Street. “I...

South Dakota tribe votes for cannabis legalization on ancestral territory

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 23, 2020

The results of a cannabis legalization vote by the Oglala Sioux Tribe are expected to be revealed in the coming week. If a successful vote ensues, this tribal territory in the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation would become the first region in the state to permit the legal sale and consumption of both me...

Recreational cannabis sales in Illinois top almost $35 million in February

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 16, 2020

January was a successful month for Illinois, which reaped revenue close to the amount of $40 million during its first official month of legal sales. February was also a successful month in regards to adult-use cannabis sales in Illinois, despite the fact that revenue was $5 million less than the month ...

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