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Sales of cannabis edibles climb in at least four states amidst vape health crisis

Sales of cannabis edibles climb in at least four states amidst vape health crisis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 18, 2019

It seems that the recent outbreak of vape-related health problems has led to a surge in sales of cannabis edibles. Four cannabis-friendly states have seen a noticeable increase in retail sales of edibles, whereas retail sales of vaping products have sunk.  People in 49 states, the District of Columbi...

Delays continue for Ohio’s medical cannabis program

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 2, 2018

The tension is rising in the Buckeye State, as medical cannabis patients impatiently wait for the drug to be made available under the Ohio medical cannabis program. Medical cannabis dispensaries were gearing up to start selling edibles, tinctures, creams and other medicinal cannabis-based treatmen...

5 things you need to know before giving medical cannabis to your pet

5 things you need to know before giving medical cannabis to your pet

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 14, 2018

The use of cannabis for pets is fast becoming a popular topic of discussion among pet parents. With so much evidence proving cannabis' medical potential, such as this study demonstrating the CBD (cannabidiol) compound's anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, there's no wonder why pet owners are consi...

10 signs the cannabis industry is maturing at a rapid rate

10 signs the cannabis industry is maturing at a rapid rate

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 2, 2018

Slowly but surely, the world is embracing cannabis reform. Scientists are uncovering the plant’s medical benefits and legalization of cannabis is spreading like wildfire. Even politicians who once were in opposition to the drug are warming up to the idea of cannabis, with United States Senator Kam...

New cannabis regulations ban cartoon characters to increase safety

New cannabis regulations ban cartoon characters to increase safety

Sara Tiradossi

December 14, 2017

New state regulations in Colorado are now banning edibles shaped like humans, animals or fruit, and products that resemble realistic animal fruit, including artistic, caricature, cartoon characters or fictional humans. According to Mike Hartman, executive director for the Colorado Department of Revenue,...

One third of adults are cannabis consumers in cannabis legal states

One third of adults are cannabis consumers in cannabis legal states

Sara Tiradossi

December 7, 2017

According to a recent survey, up to 65 percent of adults stated they consumed cannabis at least “a few times every week.” The survey, which came from canna-business consulting firm Enlucem, considered 1,000 adults above the age of 21 in California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada and Colorado to f...

Sales of Canadian cannabis edibles will be delayed, despite growing interest

Sales of Canadian cannabis edibles will be delayed, despite growing interest

Sara Tiradossi

October 18, 2017

In Canada, edible cannabis sales may have to wait a year after social cannabis legalization, which is set to happen in July 2018. After a vote by the Canadian House of Commons Health Committee, edible sales will be not allowed until July 2019. When social cannabis becomes legal, only dried cannabis,...

New study: nearly half of Canadians would try edible cannabis products

New study: nearly half of Canadians would try edible cannabis products

Sara Tiradossi

September 26, 2017

Half of Canadians said they are interested in trying edible cannabis products when social cannabis is legalized, according to a new study led at Dalhousie University. Sylvain Charlebois, Faculty of Management Professor and Specialist in Food Distribution and Policy, said the study contributes to r...

Only small percentage of cannabis grows can meet CA’s new, rigorous product testing standards

Only small percentage of cannabis grows can meet CA’s new, rigorous product testing standards

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

September 26, 2017

According to the California Growers Association, only an estimated 10 to 15 percent of the state’s cannabis growers will meet the new testing standards. The passage of social cannabis under Proposition 64 in California directed the state to establish a certified organic designation and organic certifi...

Largest CBD survey says half of people who use CBD stop taking traditional medicines

Largest CBD survey says half of people who use CBD stop taking traditional medicines

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

August 8, 2017

The largest survey on cannabidiol (CBD) to date found nearly half of participants were more likely to stop taking their traditional medications after using CBD. The survey was conducted by Brightfield Group and HelloMD, which covered a total number of 152,400 members who answered questions about th...

77 percent of Utah voters support medical cannabis legalization

77 percent of Utah voters support medical cannabis legalization

Logan Lowrey-Rasmussen

August 3, 2017

A new Utah poll shows 77 percent of voters somewhat or strongly support the legalization of medical cannabis. A proposed medical cannabis legalization initiative was filed in June by the Utah Patients Coalition, and would allow the use of medical cannabis in the form of edibles, oils, and topicals. ...

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