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  • Election underscores voter shift in favor of marijuana legalization
    by Andrew Long on November 24, 2020 at 11:30 am

    An analysis of votes cast for marijuana ballot measures in 2020 shows that while voters remain divided over legalization based on political affiliation and geography, the overall electorate has shifted in favor of accepting both medical and adult-use cannabis. Election underscores voter shift in favor of marijuana legalization is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • Maine’s First Month Of Legal Marijuana Sales Total $1.4M
    by A.J. Herrington on November 24, 2020 at 1:01 am

    Maine is seeing significant success in their recreational cannabis industry.

  • Assembly Committees in New Jersey Senate Advance Cannabis Bill
    by Addison Herron-Wheeler on November 23, 2020 at 9:56 pm

    Legal cannabis is inching closer to becoming a reality in the Garden State.

  • Cannabis MSO Jushi plans $50 million expansion in Pennsylvania
    by Jeff Smith on November 23, 2020 at 6:43 pm

    Fast-growing multistate cannabis operator Jushi Holdings said it will invest $50 million to expand its Pennsylvania cultivation and processing facility to meet increasing market demand. The Florida-based MSO plans to expand the facility in Scranton from 90,000 square feet to more than 160,000 square feet, with the first phase to come online in mid-2021 and Cannabis MSO Jushi plans $50 million expansion in Pennsylvania is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & […]

  • Cannabis delivery, curbside pickup return to Ontario — but for how long?
    by Solomon Israel on November 23, 2020 at 5:30 pm

    Private-sector Ontario cannabis retailers might once again offer home delivery and curbside pickup during a monthlong pandemic lockdown in two heavily populated regions, but it remains unclear how long the government will continue allowing those services. “There’s a high possibility that this 28-day lockdown period will be extended … I think we’re certainly expecting to Cannabis delivery, curbside pickup return to Ontario — but for how long? is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: […]

  • Cannabis’ Black Friday is called Green Wednesday: It’s already lit
    by David Downs on November 23, 2020 at 5:17 pm

    Pre-rolls, vape carts, edibles are hot in legal stores before the tense Thanksgiving break The post Cannabis’ Black Friday is called Green Wednesday: It’s already lit appeared first on Leafly.

  • South Dakota’s recreational marijuana law to be challenged in court
    by Kevin Huhn on November 23, 2020 at 4:54 pm

    A lawsuit in South Dakota backed by the governor questions the constitutionality of the voter-approved amendment that legalized recreational marijuana in the state. The lawsuit was filed Friday by Pennington County Sheriff Kevin Thom and South Dakota Highway Patrol Superintendent Rick Miller and has the support of anti-legalization Gov. Kristi Noem, the Rapid City Journal South Dakota’s recreational marijuana law to be challenged in court is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, […]

  • Stuck in one of Florida’s medical marijuana deserts? Help may be on the way
    by Amanda Kondolojy on November 23, 2020 at 3:56 pm

    The state's dispensaries tend to cluster in cities and along the coasts, leaving rural inland patients stranded. But that may be changing. The post Stuck in one of Florida’s medical marijuana deserts? Help may be on the way appeared first on Leafly.

  • When are cannabis tours and tasting rooms coming to Canada?
    by Coleman Molnar on November 23, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    You can already taste the wares at wineries and breweries, so when can we expect Canadian growers to offer on-site cannabis tastings? The post When are cannabis tours and tasting rooms coming to Canada? appeared first on Leafly.

  • Cannabis firm Liberty Health settles class action suit for $1.8 million
    by Jeff Smith on November 23, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Canada-based cannabis operator Liberty Health Sciences said it agreed to settle a 2019 securities fraud class action lawsuit for $1.8 million. The settlement is “made without any admission or finding of liability and is subject to court approval,” Liberty Health noted in a news release. Liberty Health is based in Toronto but has a vertically Cannabis firm Liberty Health settles class action suit for $1.8 million is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness […]

  • Appellation program, cooperatives might give small California cannabis farmers a boost
    by John Schroyer on November 23, 2020 at 11:30 am

    Small marijuana farmers in California who've struggled in recent years - either to launch their own brands, expand their businesses or survive the transition to the new legal market - might have a brighter future, thanks in part to various programs and ventures now in the works. Appellation program, cooperatives might give small California cannabis farmers a boost is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • Best practices for getting the top price for extracted marijuana products
    by Bart Schaneman on November 22, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Once extraction is complete and finished products are made, there’s still one important step for cannabis-extraction companies to execute: Selling their manufactured goods to consumers. Best practices for getting the top price for extracted marijuana products is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • The Roll-up #172: Free the Old Guy, Part II: He’s Coming Home
    by Leafly Podcasts on November 21, 2020 at 5:21 am

    Richard DeLisi was sent to prison decades ago, caught in a marijuana sting operation. He'll finally walk free next month. We talk to one of the lawyers who helped make it happen. The post The Roll-up #172: Free the Old Guy, Part II: He’s Coming Home appeared first on Leafly.

  • Get BOGO deals from five CBD this holiday season
    by Leafly Staff on November 21, 2020 at 12:08 am

    Stuff those stockings with buy-one-get-one free CBD + THC products from five. The post Get BOGO deals from five CBD this holiday season appeared first on Leafly.

  • Study Finds 17% Of Patients With Rheumatologic Diseases Are Cannabis Consumers
    by A.J. Herrington on November 20, 2020 at 11:26 pm

    In a new study, almost 20% of patients with rheumatologic illnesses use cannabis to relieve their symptoms.

  • Marijuana operator Harvest settles dispute over Washington state assets
    by Jeff Smith on November 20, 2020 at 11:24 pm

    Multistate marijuana operator Harvest Health & Recreation said it has settled litigation in connection with the Washington state portion of an $85.8 million deal the company announced last March to buy the Seattle-based Have a Heart retail group. The disagreement emerged after the deal was announced. Arizona-based Harvest filed litigation last April against Have a Marijuana operator Harvest settles dispute over Washington state assets is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, […]

  • Longtime California cannabis czar Lori Ajax is stepping down
    by John Schroyer on November 20, 2020 at 10:37 pm

    After nearly five years of overseeing the rollout of California’s statewide marijuana regulatory system, Lori Ajax is retiring. Alex Traverso, spokesman for the California Bureau of Cannabis Control, confirmed Ajax’s resignation on Friday to Marijuana Business Daily. Ajax informed the agency’s staff this past week of her departure, he said. “She didn’t really give a Longtime California cannabis czar Lori Ajax is stepping down is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal […]

  • 2020 Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Sesh
    by Leafly Staff on November 20, 2020 at 10:20 pm

    The Stocking Sesh section of the Leafly 2020 Holiday Gift Guide is full of stocking stuffers for $50 or less. The post 2020 Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Sesh appeared first on Leafly.

  • Rhode Island grappling with model for adult-use marijuana legalization
    by John Schroyer on November 20, 2020 at 10:17 pm

    Lawmakers in Rhode Island met this week to begin debate on how – not if – they will legalize adult-use recreational marijuana in 2021, but a consensus appears a long ways off. According to East Providence TV station WPRI, one of the fundamental questions is whether the state will establish a government-run industry – which Rhode Island grappling with model for adult-use marijuana legalization is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis […]

  • The Leafly 2020 Holiday Gift Guide
    by Leafly Staff on November 20, 2020 at 9:47 pm

    It's the most wonderful time of the weirdest year ever. Give your friends and family the cannabis gifts and accessories they've been wanting with the Leafly 2020 Holiday Gift Guide. The post The Leafly 2020 Holiday Gift Guide appeared first on Leafly.

  • Industry reacts to California cannabis delivery lawsuit outcome: ‘It’s not a win’
    by John Schroyer on November 20, 2020 at 6:36 pm

    As news spread of an important ruling in a lawsuit over California's statewide cannabis delivery policy, industry executives' initial impression of a victory gave way to the reality that more legal battles are likely. Industry reacts to California cannabis delivery lawsuit outcome: ‘It’s not a win’ is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • A New Way To Engage: The High Times Shop Relaunch
    by High Times on November 20, 2020 at 6:00 pm

    Get ready, friends—the High Times Shop is better than ever.

  • New Jersey recreational cannabis bill advances, but differences remain
    by Jeff Smith on November 20, 2020 at 5:59 pm

    Two key New Jersey legislative budget committees advanced a recreational cannabis implementation measure, but differences in the Assembly and Senate versions must be resolved before a full-floor vote. New Jersey lawmakers are moving rapidly since residents overwhelmingly voted to legalize adult use on Election Day, setting into motion the formation of a billion-dollar market. But New Jersey recreational cannabis bill advances, but differences remain is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: […]

  • C-Shop cannabis stores reopen in Newfoundland as strike ends
    by Matt Lamers on November 20, 2020 at 3:53 pm

    A strike that shuttered 10 of Newfoundland and Labrador’s 27 licensed marijuana stores has come to an end. The C-Shop cannabis store locations, which are located inside Dominion grocery stores and staffed by Dominion workers, closed in August when more than 1,400 workers launched a strike against store owner Loblaw Cos. According to CBC News, C-Shop cannabis stores reopen in Newfoundland as strike ends is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for […]

  • Canadian legal marijuana sales exceed CA$256 million in September
    by Solomon Israel on November 20, 2020 at 3:05 pm

    Canadian sales of regulated cannabis reached 256.3 million Canadian dollars ($196.4 million) in September, a 1.85% increase over August sales as the pace of monthly growth slowed. Statistics Canada’s cannabis sales figures for September were led by Ontario’s 5.3% monthly sales increase to CA$77.9 million. Legal marijuana sales in British Columbia saw the second-largest monthly Canadian legal marijuana sales exceed CA$256 million in September is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: […]

  • Report: Canadian cannabis firms received millions in pandemic subsidies
    by Matt Lamers on November 20, 2020 at 2:41 pm

    Cannabis businesses in Canada benefited from millions of dollars in pandemic-related subsidies from the federal government, according to research by the publication The Deep Dive and verified by Marijuana Business Daily. Other businesses tapped into interest-free loans and lending offered by agricultural lender Farm Credit Canada (FCC), according to financial statements. At least 18 cannabis Report: Canadian cannabis firms received millions in pandemic subsidies is a post from: Marijuana […]

  • Newly legal states offer marijuana growers fresh opportunities, but some greener than others
    by Bart Schaneman on November 20, 2020 at 11:30 am

    The legalization ballot measures that voters approved on Nov. 3 created cannabis markets in five U.S. states - Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey and South Dakota - and while the rules and regulations are still yet to be ironed out, some of the markets are clearly more appealing to cannabis cultivators. Newly legal states offer marijuana growers fresh opportunities, but some greener than others is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for […]

  • Australia sends first commercial cannabis oil export to Germany
    by Matt Lamers on November 20, 2020 at 12:09 am

    Cannabis producer Little Green Pharma became the first Australian company to send its medical marijuana oil to Germany for sale to consumers, the Western Australia-based firm announced. Australia sends first commercial cannabis oil export to Germany is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • Attorney General of North Carolina Calls For Decriminalizing Cannabis
    by Thomas Edward on November 19, 2020 at 11:21 pm

    North Carolina's AG is pushing for marijuana law reform in the name of racial justice.

  • Mexican Senate approves cannabis legalization bill, ending monthslong delay
    by Alfredo Pascual on November 19, 2020 at 11:18 pm

    The Mexican Senate on Thursday approved a comprehensive adult-use marijuana legalization bill, but the pending law still faces some hurdles before doors are fully open to business opportunities in Latin America's second-largest consumer market. Mexican Senate approves cannabis legalization bill, ending monthslong delay is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • Utah marijuana business licensing process biased, audit shows
    by Bart Schaneman on November 19, 2020 at 10:26 pm

    An investigation into the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food, which regulates the state's medical marijuana program, turned up problems with the selection process of marijuana growers. Utah marijuana business licensing process biased, audit shows is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

  • PartyNextDoor Drops New Song Collection And A Side Of Weed
    by A.J. Herrington on November 19, 2020 at 8:59 pm

    Everyone knows that music and cannabis make the perfect pairing.

  • Key details in New Jersey’s marijuana law could be decided this weekend
    by David Bienenstock on November 19, 2020 at 8:30 pm

    Want to grow cannabis at home? Call your state legislator about it today—or it might be too late. The post Key details in New Jersey’s marijuana law could be decided this weekend appeared first on Leafly.