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  • Average retail space in cannabis stores climbs sharply
    by Andrew Long on September 28, 2021 at 3:30 pm

    The average size of retail space in cannabis stores jumped in 2020 amid increased consumer demand and the COVID-19 pandemic, rising 50% for medical dispensaries and 35% for recreational shops. Medical dispensaries averaged 3,357 square feet of retail space in 2020, while recreational shops averaged 4,308 square feet, according to owner surveys compiled for the Average retail space in cannabis stores climbs sharply is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for […]

  • New York Prison Being Transformed Into $150 Million Cannabis Campus
    by A.J. Herrington on September 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    New York is turning over a symbolic new leaf by prepping a former prison site to become a legal cannabis facility. The post New York Prison Being Transformed Into $150 Million Cannabis Campus appeared first on High Times.

  • Getting company culture right key to success in marijuana industry
    by Bart Schaneman on September 28, 2021 at 10:30 am

    Does your cannabis company have a documented mission statement? How about a strategic plan? How often do you discuss company culture at the executive and board level? Getting company culture right key to success in marijuana industry is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • Aurora Cannabis’ annual loss shrinks to CA$695 million in 2021
    by Matt Lamers on September 27, 2021 at 11:12 pm

    Aurora Cannabis lost 695 million Canadian dollars ($550 million) in its fiscal year ended June 30, 2021, according to its year-end financial statements, an improvement over the CA$3.3 billion net loss the Alberta-based company reported in 2020. The company’s net revenue for the year fell to CA$245.5 million, down from CA$279 million in 2020 as Aurora Cannabis’ annual loss shrinks to CA$695 million in 2021 is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis […]

  • Massachusetts regulator criticizes local ‘impact fees’ for cannabis firms
    by John Schroyer on September 27, 2021 at 7:45 pm

    The practice of Massachusetts municipalities levying "impact fees" on cannabis companies that operate within their jurisdictions is drawing increasing criticism, including from a top state marijuana regulator. Massachusetts regulator criticizes local ‘impact fees’ for cannabis firms is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • These solventless CBN capsules put THC in the back seat
    by Leafly Staff on September 27, 2021 at 7:28 pm

    Trulieve and Blue River are bringing better CBN capsules to Florida dispensaries. Find out how they might fit into your wellness regimen. The post These solventless CBN capsules put THC in the back seat appeared first on Leafly.

  • Los Angeles County dismisses 60,000 more cannabis convictions
    by Bruce Barcott on September 27, 2021 at 7:13 pm

    Today's move comes more than a year after LA County dismissed 66,000 prior cannabis convictions. The post Los Angeles County dismisses 60,000 more cannabis convictions appeared first on Leafly.

  • She has to wait years to work in weed. Why, exactly?
    by Kate Robertson on September 27, 2021 at 7:06 pm

    The Canadian cannabis industry has a long way to go before it can be considered inclusive of BIPOC folks, especially for those with a criminal record. The post She has to wait years to work in weed. Why, exactly? appeared first on Leafly.

  • Mississippi lawmakers request special session to legalize medical marijuana
    by Jeff Smith on September 27, 2021 at 6:42 pm

    Mississippi’s legislative leaders asked Gov. Tate Reeves to call a special session to consider a medical marijuana measure and tackle other legislative issues. Mississippi lawmakers request special session to legalize medical marijuana is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • Michigan recalls cannabis processed with contaminated trimming machine
    by Bart Schaneman on September 27, 2021 at 5:45 pm

    Michigan regulators issued a voluntary marijuana product recall for several batches of cannabis trimmed with a machine by Kalkaska cannabis company Glo. Michigan recalls cannabis processed with contaminated trimming machine is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • Fed Up With Pot Smoking, Burger Spot Bans All Unsupervised Patrons Under 18
    by Benjamin M. Adams on September 27, 2021 at 5:10 pm

    No more smoking in the boys' room at Red Rooster Burgers & Brew. The post Fed Up With Pot Smoking, Burger Spot Bans All Unsupervised Patrons Under 18 appeared first on High Times.

  • Federal Grant Approved to Study Medical Marijuana Impact in Arkansas
    by Thomas Edward on September 27, 2021 at 5:06 pm

    A federal study will be looking at the impact medical cannabis has had on the people of Arkansas and what still needs to be improved. The post Federal Grant Approved to Study Medical Marijuana Impact in Arkansas appeared first on High Times.

  • The Roll-up #210: Vape batteries done better
    by Leafly Podcasts on September 27, 2021 at 4:57 pm

    Our experts test-drive the best new cannabis vape batteries. Also: We dive into the CDC's note on delta-8 THC. The post The Roll-up #210: Vape batteries done better appeared first on Leafly.

  • Oregon hemp producers discovered growing marijuana illegally
    by Kristen Nichols on September 27, 2021 at 4:45 pm

    More than 100 licensed hemp producers in southern Oregon have been found to be growing marijuana illegally, according to a top cannabis regulator. Oregon hemp producers discovered growing marijuana illegally is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • Nevada cannabis cultivator Flower One raises $5 million in private placement
    by Solomon Israel on September 27, 2021 at 3:57 pm

    Nevada cannabis cultivator Flower One Holdings raised $5 million in the first tranche of a nonbrokered private placement. Flower One has the option to increase the size of the private placement by an additional $10 million. Proceeds will be used “for implementing critical improvements to (Flower One’s) facilities and for general corporate and working capital Nevada cannabis cultivator Flower One raises $5 million in private placement is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & […]

  • 7 hype strains without cookies in them
    by Jimi Devine on September 27, 2021 at 3:42 pm

    Fresh pineapple, peach, or papaya terps? Yes, please. The post 7 hype strains without cookies in them appeared first on Leafly.

  • New York Completes Appointing the Office of Cannabis Management
    by Thomas Edward on September 27, 2021 at 3:24 pm

    New York is finally getting its legal cannabis industry off the ground with a brand-new Office of Cannabis Management. The post New York Completes Appointing the Office of Cannabis Management appeared first on High Times.

  • Challenges abound in New Jersey’s hot cannabis real estate market
    by Solomon Israel on September 27, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Cannabis businesses entering New Jersey are facing a sizzling market for retail and industrial cannabis real estate ahead of the launch of recreational sales, forcing them to search aggressively for appropriate sites in limited areas, and pay premiums to secure them. Challenges abound in New Jersey’s hot cannabis real estate market is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • Extraction experts debunk 4 myths associated with marijuana processing
    by Kristen Nichols on September 27, 2021 at 10:30 am

    Cannabis extractors operate with scarce scientific resources or standards to consult, and much of their know-how is gained via word-of-mouth or from other industries. Extraction experts debunk 4 myths associated with marijuana processing is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • Cannabis retailers turn to tech such as online ordering, data-backed product suggestions as...
    by Omar Sacirbey on September 26, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    The future of cannabis retail is technologically exciting - think ubiquitous online ordering and sophisticated consumer analysis - and fraught with potential challenges, including federal regulation and competition from corporate behemoths such as Amazon. Cannabis retailers turn to tech such as online ordering, data-backed product suggestions as industry change looms is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • Want to try hot, new cannabinoids like delta-10 & THCP? It pays to have a friend like Bay Smokes
    by Leafly Staff on September 24, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    With new discoveries happening every month, it's crucial to find a source you can trust—Bay Smokes provides with THCP & other products The post Want to try hot, new cannabinoids like delta-10 & THCP? It pays to have a friend like Bay Smokes appeared first on Leafly.

  • How Mila Kunis got ‘Stoner Cats’ made with NFTs
    by David Bienenstock on September 24, 2021 at 7:58 pm

    Hollywood couldn't handle grandma and her cats getting baked, so 10,420 NFT buyers financed the new comedy. The post How Mila Kunis got ‘Stoner Cats’ made with NFTs appeared first on Leafly.

  • 3 more businesses sue Illinois over unsuccessful marijuana license bids
    by John Schroyer on September 24, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    Three companies seeking marijuana business licenses are the latest to file suit against Illinois regulators, alleging their applications for cultivation and transportation permits were wrongly rejected or that they weren’t given an opportunity to rectify errors. According to Law360, the plaintiffs include Prairie State Cannabis, Cannabus and ia GP, all of which filed suit in 3 more businesses sue Illinois over unsuccessful marijuana license bids is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal […]

  • Mississippi Lawmakers Move to Implement Medical Cannabis Legislation
    by Thomas Edward on September 24, 2021 at 6:44 pm

    Mississippi is working on implementing new medical cannabis laws across the state that will impact patients. The post Mississippi Lawmakers Move to Implement Medical Cannabis Legislation appeared first on High Times.

  • Florida yet to license Black medical cannabis cultivator
    by Bart Schaneman on September 24, 2021 at 6:30 pm

    Florida's medical marijuana program still hasn't issued a medical marijuana cultivation license to a Black farmer, even though lawmakers reserved a license for one when the MMJ legalization law was passed in 2017. Florida yet to license Black medical cannabis cultivator is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • Felons Can Now Get Cannabis Licenses in Washington State
    by Benjamin M. Adams on September 24, 2021 at 5:39 pm

    Class C felonies won’t automatically terminate an application for a cannabis license, plus other updates. The post Felons Can Now Get Cannabis Licenses in Washington State appeared first on High Times.

  • Mississippi legislative group reaches agreement on medical marijuana plan
    by Jeff Smith on September 24, 2021 at 5:30 pm

    A Mississippi legislative group agreed on a proposed medical marijuana program that would be more limited than what voters overwhelmingly approved at the ballot box last November. The proposed measure, for example, would enable local governments to opt out of cultivation, processing and retail sales in their jurisdictions, according to the Associated Press. But residents Mississippi legislative group reaches agreement on medical marijuana plan is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & […]

  • Report: Delta 9 Cannabis, High Tide among Canada’s fastest-growing firms
    by Matt Lamers on September 24, 2021 at 4:38 pm

    A Canadian cannabis producer and retailer have earned spots on a national newspaper’s list of the country’s fastest-growing businesses. Delta 9 Cannabis and High Tide placed seventh and 82nd, respectively, on Report on Business magazine’s 2021 ranking of Canada’s Top Growing Companies. The magazine, a product of the Globe and Mail newspaper, ranked the three-year Report: Delta 9 Cannabis, High Tide among Canada’s fastest-growing firms is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal […]

  • New Ohio SPAC raising $30.5 million for wellness acquisitions, including CBD
    by Solomon Israel on September 24, 2021 at 4:26 pm

    A new special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) started by Ohio marijuana industry players is raising money to acquire small wellness brands. Better For You Wellness has a term sheet with Williamsburg Venture Holdings for up to $30 million plus $500,000 from private placements, according to business publication Columbus Inno and a company news release. The New Ohio SPAC raising $30.5 million for wellness acquisitions, including CBD is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & […]

  • Hall of Flowers: Optimism mixed with realism at return of in-person marijuana events
    by John Schroyer on September 24, 2021 at 4:16 pm

    Cannabis retailers, growers and businesspeople of varying stripes reported an upbeat outlook at this week’s Hall of Flowers conference in California, saying they’re bullish on prospects for expansion and increased sales coming off a year of pandemic shutdown that tilted many consumers toward legal marijuana. “Business has been good. The pandemic has really hit the Hall of Flowers: Optimism mixed with realism at return of in-person marijuana events is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, […]

  • White Boy Rick comes out swinging for cannabis and ‘The 8th’ Amendment
    by Matthew Allan on September 24, 2021 at 3:31 pm

    The Detroit legend was freed in 2020, and now he's all about 'The 8th,' a new cannabis brand named after the 8th Amendment. The post White Boy Rick comes out swinging for cannabis and ‘The 8th’ Amendment appeared first on Leafly.

  • City of Denver Releases Annual Report on Local Cannabis Industry
    by Nicole Potter on September 24, 2021 at 3:27 pm

    Denver just released a report on its thriving industry and stated it is happy to provide insight to other legal cities. The post City of Denver Releases Annual Report on Local Cannabis Industry appeared first on High Times.

  • US House passes cannabis banking reform as part of defense legislation
    by Jeff Smith on September 24, 2021 at 2:03 am

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed a defense budget bill Thursday evening that includes landmark legislation to make it easier for banks to serve marijuana businesses, but it appears a long shot that the U.S. Senate will follow suit and approve some form of the SAFE Banking Act. US House passes cannabis banking reform as part of defense legislation is a post from: MJBizDaily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs