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Missouri’s first licensed cannabis cultivator will stimulate sales in fourth quarter

Missouri's first licensed cannabis cultivator will stimulate sales in fourth quarter

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 7, 2020

Missouri's medical cannabis program is anticipated to harvest $300 million on an annual basis once sales begin. Initially, regulators anticipated that legal sales would kick off in spring. However, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has hindered the market's launch. Fortunately, there's a silver lin...

Signs that more U.S. states could legalize cannabis next year

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 30, 2020

In the midst of a virus pandemic that has created division in belief systems and sluggishness in global supply chains, the U.S. cannabis industry is booming. So much so, in fact, that states are taking strides towards minimizing criminal penalties for cannabis consumption and possession. At this crit...

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 ...

Statistics Canada: Canadian cannabis sales surge 19 percent amid COVID-19

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 10, 2020

As the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) figures started stacking up across the globe, Canadian cannabis sales took a hike up north. Based on revenue results published by Statistics Canada for the month of March, sales increased 19.2 percent since February; suggesting that consumers could have been propelled into panic-...

Israeli researchers have confidence that CBD could relieve coronavirus symptoms

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 20, 2020

Three clinical trials have just been launched by a team of Israeli researchers; of whom are optimistic that CBD (cannabidiol) – a non-psychotropic element of the cannabis and hemp plants – can provide patients with therapeutic relief from the coronavirus (COVID-19). Why this cannabinoid in particular? Aside fr...

Nevada’s tribal cannabis businesses are being proactive amid COVID-19 pandemic

Nevada’s tribal cannabis businesses are being proactive amid COVID-19 pandemic

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 8, 2020

As a global pandemic filters throughout the United States, some of the hardest-hit communities and territories are tribal lands. In Nevada where cannabis stores have been serving customers with delivery since March 20 tribal cannabis business owners have taken it upon themselves to soften the economic...

Pennsylvania’s cannabis dispensaries are struggling to fill job roles

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 28, 2020

During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, medical cannabis businesses in Pennsylvania are “essential" and "life-sustaining businesses,” according to state officials. However, fears of the virus proliferating has restricted travel and face-to-face meetings.  As a direct effect of the COVID-19 social di...

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...

Study: Fewer vaping-related lung injuries occur in legal recreational cannabis states

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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...

What impact has COVID-19 had on the global cannabis supply chain and consumer behavior?

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 15, 2020

When the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis initially broke out, cannabis companies – particularly those who sell vape products – took a hit. After all, the virus originated in Wuhan, China and since 90-95 percent of cannabis vaporizer components are sourced from the Asian country, supply chains quickly ...

Majority of U.S. cannabis companies not included in $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 14, 2020

Cannabis companies may not have been the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, but they also won't be granted federal funding from the $2 trillion stimulus package — the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES). As the economy nosedives in the United States, members of Congress and Presid...

Deadly coronavirus in China could have repercussions for the cannabis industry

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 17, 2020

A respiratory illness called "Coronavirus (COVID-19)" has proliferated throughout China's Hubei province of Wuhan; spreading across 25 countries and infecting 37,558 people as of February 9, 2020. The deadly virus – which is associated with symptoms like mild cough, fever and shortness of breath ...

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