Cannabis News Box

U.S. states are pushing for broader cannabis laws to boost economy amid COVID-19 pandemic

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 10, 2020

A silver lining is emerging amid the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic - numerous cannabis-focused developments are transpiring across the United States.  Why? Economic downturn has plagued much of the U.S. mainstream market, with some of the biggest moneymakers struggling to keep up the pace. Lack o...

First two licensed medical cannabis dispensaries in Arkansas sell 13 pounds of weed in first few days of legal sales

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 22, 2019

Back in January, Arkansas issued cannabis businesses with its initial six licenses to sell medical pot statewide. Now, two-and-a-half years since voters legalized the plant for medical purposes, the product has been made available to customers. Arkansas’ official lawmakers have finally given Do...

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