Cannabis News Box

Chocolate suppresses THC levels, state researchers claim

Chocolate suppresses THC levels, state researchers claim

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 23, 2019

Chocolate reduces THC potency, say researchers. This news will come as a shock to the many consumers who prefer to dose discreetly with cannabis edibles, such as weed-infused chocolate brownies and controlled dose chocolate bars. Perhaps one of the fastest-growing segments of the legal cannabis market in th...

California lawmakers launch cannabis ad campaign to hinder black market activity

California lawmakers launch cannabis ad campaign to hinder black market activity

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 15, 2019

California’s illicitly-operating cannabis market is not losing momentum, despite the fact that the plant has been legalized for recreational purposes statewide since January 1, 2018. In an attempt to tackle the ongoing problem, an advertising campaign was recently released by the Bureau of Cannabis...

Cannabis bureau considers changing Prop 64 rules to permit cannabis delivery services in California

Cannabis bureau considers changing Prop 64 rules to permit cannabis delivery services in California

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 28, 2018

Cannabis delivery could soon be made available in cities that have banned it. Prop 64 revisions are being considered by the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC), but not everybody is happy at the prospect of weed delivery being permitted in U.S. states where storefront sale services have been forbidden. ...

California has released its first draft of permanent cannabis industry rules

California has released its first draft of permanent cannabis industry rules

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 23, 2018

On Friday, July 13, 2018, 315 pages of draft regulations for California’s cannabis industry were read, reread and issued by three state agencies responsible for overseeing the cannabis market/ Regulators are working hard to compile a final draft of regulatory framework for the multi-billion dollar can...

California’s cannabis tax revenue estimates have been reduced

California’s cannabis tax revenue estimates have been reduced

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 7, 2018

A recent press release from the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration shows a disappointing first quarter for the state's cannabis industry. Tax revenue reached just $60.9 million in the first quarter of 2018, inclusive of cultivation tax revenue and excise tax revenue. Legal cannabis i...

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