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  • Cannabis Control Commission Plans To Quarantine Vaping Devices
    by Adam Drury on November 12, 2019 at 11:45 pm

    Massachusetts' Cannabis Control Commission has blocked medical cannabis patients from purchasing all vaping products except those that work exclusively with dried flower. The post Cannabis Control Commission Plans To Quarantine Vaping Devices appeared first on High Times.

  • How to use CBD as an everyday supplement
    by Leafly Staff on November 12, 2019 at 11:27 pm

    CBD can be used in a variety of ways as an everyday supplement. Check out this list to learn how Try The CBD products can be matched with your daily habits to seamlessly integrate CBD into the parts of your life where it most makes sense. The post How to use CBD as an everyday supplement appeared first on Leafly.

  • Massachusetts keeps cannabis vape ban, orders quarantine of products as regulators focus on suspect...
    by Bart Schaneman on November 12, 2019 at 11:15 pm

    Massachusetts regulators maintained a ban on the sale of cannabis oil vaporizers and devices after ordering marijuana retailers to quarantine the products on Tuesday, dealing a financial blow to MJ companies hoping for a speedy resumption of vape sales. In making its decision, the state Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) also focused on the need to test for vitamin Massachusetts keeps cannabis vape ban, orders quarantine of products as regulators focus on suspect additive is a […]

  • Neil Young Says His U.S. Dual Citizenship Is In Jeopardy Because He Uses Cannabis
    by A.J. Herrington on November 12, 2019 at 10:33 pm

    Young lives in the United States and wants American citizenship so he can vote. The post Neil Young Says His U.S. Dual Citizenship Is In Jeopardy Because He Uses Cannabis appeared first on High Times.

  • Canadian, overseas medical cannabis sales drive Tilray’s revenue higher
    by Matt Lamers on November 12, 2019 at 10:01 pm

    British Columbia-based cannabis producer Tilray reported quarterly revenue of $51.1 million (CA$67.8 million), an improvement from the previous quarter’s $46 million and in line with consensus estimates. The higher revenue was driven by medical sales in Canada and overseas. Bulk shipments of medical cannabis and direct-to-patient sales within Canada rose to almost $14 million in Canadian, overseas medical cannabis sales drive Tilray’s revenue higher is a post from: Marijuana […]

  • DEA Says Kentucky Has The Most Illicit Cannabis Plants Per Capita In The Country
    by Caitlin Donohue on November 12, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    Both recreational and medical marijuana are illegal in the Bluegrass State. The post DEA Says Kentucky Has The Most Illicit Cannabis Plants Per Capita In The Country appeared first on High Times.

  • Missouri marijuana competition
    by John Rebchook on November 12, 2019 at 8:34 pm

    Missouri marijuana competition is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • National Health Service In England And Wales Green-Lights Cannabis-Based Medicine
    by Thomas Edward on November 12, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    Northern Ireland will consider cannabis-based medicine on a case-by-case basis, while Scotland has its own health care system. The post National Health Service In England And Wales Green-Lights Cannabis-Based Medicine appeared first on High Times.

  • Canadian cannabis firms rapped over ‘deficient’ corporate governance disclosures
    by Matt Lamers on November 12, 2019 at 7:39 pm

    Canada’s securities watchdog is warning the nation’s cannabis businesses of “deficient” corporate governance disclosures and urging them to address concerns related to potential conflicts of interest. The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued a notice providing guidance related to the disclosure of financial interests in the context of mergers and acquisitions, as well as the independence Canadian cannabis firms rapped over ‘deficient’ corporate […]

  • Doctors Perform Double Lung Transplant On Patient With Vaping Illness
    by Nick Lindsey on November 12, 2019 at 7:20 pm

    A medical breakthrough—and a warning to the public. The post Doctors Perform Double Lung Transplant On Patient With Vaping Illness appeared first on High Times.

  • New UK guidelines recommend public insurance coverage for two GW Pharma cannabis medicines, plus a...
    by Alfredo Pascual on November 12, 2019 at 7:19 pm

    New British guidelines for the first time recommend that two plant-based cannabis medicines – Sativex and Epidiolex – be covered through the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS), a significant step that is likely to boost sales of both products. Health regulators also are recommending the NHS make available a synthetic cannabinoid known as nabilone. New UK guidelines recommend public insurance coverage for two GW Pharma cannabis medicines, plus a synthetic […]

  • Cannabis packaging is trash. These companies are doing something about it
    by Danielle Guercio on November 12, 2019 at 7:10 pm

    Ever wonder what to do with all that plastic that accumulates from your cannabis products? Check out these companies with recycling programs. The post Cannabis packaging is trash. These companies are doing something about it appeared first on Leafly.

  • 8 cents per gram: Canadian producer touts lowest harvest cost in the country
    by Harrison Jordan on November 12, 2019 at 6:36 pm

    Find out why Aleafia Health’s production costs for cultivation fall well below industry averages. The post 8 cents per gram: Canadian producer touts lowest harvest cost in the country appeared first on Leafly.

  • Cronos to convert some cultivation space, reports revenue growth
    by Matt Lamers on November 12, 2019 at 4:55 pm

    Ontario-based Cronos Group reported quarterly revenue of 12.7 million Canadian dollars ($9.6 million), an improvement over the previous quarter’s CA$10.2 million but slightly lower than consensus estimates. The cannabinoid company’s adjusted EBITDA loss widened quarter-over-quarter to CA$24 million. Cronos said it shipped 3,142 kilograms (6,927 pounds) of cannabis in the third quarter, double the amount Cronos to convert some cultivation space, reports revenue growth is a post […]

  • Two more California cannabis companies disclose layoffs
    by John Schroyer on November 12, 2019 at 4:41 pm

    On the heels of recent news that several U.S. and Canadian marijuana companies were slashing employee headcounts, two more California companies announced job cutbacks. CannaCraft and Grupo Flor both told Marijuana Business Daily they undertook cost-saving layoffs as a result of financial challenges, which along with previous downsizing disclosures by other cannabis firms might suggest larger underlying financial Two more California cannabis companies disclose layoffs is a post […]

  • Organigram blames Ontario’s slow retail build-out in lower revenue guidance
    by Matt Lamers on November 12, 2019 at 2:29 pm

    Citing Ontario’s slow cannabis retail build-out, Organigram Holdings issued revenue guidance for expected fourth-quarter net revenue of 16.3 million Canadian dollars ($12.3 million), a substantial decline from the previous quarter’s CA$24.8 million. Analysts had expected the New Brunswick producer to report quarterly net revenue of about CA$27 million. That prompted a downgrade from Bank of Organigram blames Ontario’s slow retail build-out in lower revenue guidance is a post […]

  • Chart: Missouri’s medical marijuana market draws thousands of applications
    by Eli McVey on November 12, 2019 at 11:30 am

    A rush of applicants - including several prominent multistate operators - are vying for plant-touching licenses in Missouri’s highly anticipated medical marijuana market. Chart: Missouri’s medical marijuana market draws thousands of applications is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • New Jersey Man Sues Amazon For Firing Him Over Medical Marijuana Use
    by Caitlin Donohue on November 11, 2019 at 11:00 pm

    A former warehouse worker at Amazon is filing a disability discrimination lawsuit, saying the tech giant fired him for using medical marijuana. The post New Jersey Man Sues Amazon For Firing Him Over Medical Marijuana Use appeared first on High Times.

  • Alabama medical cannabis
    by John Rebchook on November 11, 2019 at 9:40 pm

    Alabama medical cannabis is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • Alabama Commission Discusses Draft Of Medical Marijuana Bill
    by Thomas Edward on November 11, 2019 at 9:09 pm

    Alabama's Medical Marijuana Study Commission is studying the draft of a medical marijuana bill that will be introduced to the state legislature next year. The post Alabama Commission Discusses Draft Of Medical Marijuana Bill appeared first on High Times.

  • What is the Veterans Cannabis Project?
    by Leafly Staff on November 11, 2019 at 8:15 pm

    Doug Distaso shares his journey with medical cannabis as the founder of the Veterans Cannabis Project, an organization that advocates for veterans to have full legal access to cannabis. The post What is the Veterans Cannabis Project? appeared first on Leafly.

  • University of Maryland Offering First of Its Kind Master’s Program in Cannabis
    by A.J. Herrington on November 11, 2019 at 7:44 pm

    Students can now enroll in this groundbreaking new program. The post University of Maryland Offering First of Its Kind Master’s Program in Cannabis appeared first on High Times.

  • Mike Bloomberg’s ideas about cannabis legalization are totally bonkers
    by David Bienenstock on November 11, 2019 at 7:39 pm

    If the former New York major jumps into the Democratic presidential race, Joe Biden will no longer be the worst candidate on cannabis. The post Mike Bloomberg’s ideas about cannabis legalization are totally bonkers appeared first on Leafly.

  • Code Blue! California’s medical cannabis ID card system has collapsed
    by David Downs on November 11, 2019 at 7:14 pm

    In a state with 40 million people, only 4,551 patients obtained the official patient card last fiscal year. The post Code Blue! California’s medical cannabis ID card system has collapsed appeared first on Leafly.

  • Missouri Wants To Ban Medical Marijuana Businesses From Paying Taxes With Cash
    by Associated Press on November 11, 2019 at 7:06 pm

    Missouri’s health department has proposed a ban on weed companies from using cash to pay taxes. The post Missouri Wants To Ban Medical Marijuana Businesses From Paying Taxes With Cash appeared first on High Times.

  • Where are they now? Bruce Linton, formerly Canopy Growth
    by Randi Druzin on November 11, 2019 at 6:39 pm

    We caught up with Bruce Linton, co-founder and former co-CEO of Canopy Growth, to get his take on the state of cannabis in Canada, one year into legalization. The post Where are they now? Bruce Linton, formerly Canopy Growth appeared first on Leafly.

  • Jamaica plans cannabis regulations overhaul, blueprint for industry support
    by Matt Lamers on November 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm

    Jamaica plans to overhaul the interim regulations governing legal marijuana businesses and create a national road map to support the development of the island’s regulated industry. The support could help businesses overcome obstacles hindering the sector’s growth, which include banking issues and finding markets for products. The Agriculture Ministry (MICAF) will reconstitute the National Cannabis Advisory Jamaica plans cannabis regulations overhaul, blueprint for industry […]

  • New European trade group hopes to help its members put CBD products in stores
    by Alfredo Pascual on November 11, 2019 at 5:49 pm

    A fledgling United Kingdom-based trade group, which represents about 25 companies from Europe and North America, is seeking to allow its members to sell CBD products even though they might be in violation of European Union regulations. New European trade group hopes to help its members put CBD products in stores is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • Vitamin E Acetate Confirmed Culprit In Vaping Illnesses
    by A.J. Herrington on November 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    The CDC has confirmed the cause of e-cigarette or vaping product use–associated lung injury (EVALI). The post Vitamin E Acetate Confirmed Culprit In Vaping Illnesses appeared first on High Times.

  • More medical cannabis companies bolster operations in lucrative Florida market following smokable...
    by Jeff Smith on November 11, 2019 at 11:30 am

    A new Florida law repealing a ban on smokable medical marijuana products has given the state’s MMJ market a shot in the arm, prompting large multistate companies to aggressively expand their production, operations and retail footprints. That has injected fresh competition into one of the nation’s fastest-growing medical cannabis markets and loosened the grip of the state’s More medical cannabis companies bolster operations in lucrative Florida market following […]

  • How cannabis vaporizer firms can protect themselves in the wake of vaping crisis
    by Bart Schaneman on November 9, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    The biggest development in the marijuana space this year has been a vaping-related health crisis in which hundreds of Americans have fallen ill and two dozen-plus have died from pulmonary illnesses linked to the practice. How cannabis vaporizer firms can protect themselves in the wake of vaping crisis is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • Health officials identify additive in patients with cannabis-related vaping illnesses, a move that...
    by Bart Schaneman on November 8, 2019 at 10:26 pm

    U.S. health officials on Friday singled out vitamin E acetate as a likely culprit in the vaping health crisis, reiterating that many of the suspect THC vape products were obtained from illicit sources rather than licensed cannabis businesses. While the exact cause remains unknown, marijuana industry officials said that identifying a possible culprit behind the Health officials identify additive in patients with cannabis-related vaping illnesses, a move that could boost legal vape products is a […]

  • The Roll-Up #113: Vitamin E oil and Honey Cut
    by Bruce Barcott on November 8, 2019 at 10:15 pm

    Bruce reports from the big DPA Reform conference, as the CDC confirms the worst fears about vitamin E oil in vapes. The post The Roll-Up #113: Vitamin E oil and Honey Cut appeared first on Leafly.