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by LeafAlert - 4 days ago

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users

SAO PAULO — Brazil’s Senate approved a series of drug policy changes designed to toughen penalties for traffickers and require users to undergo rehabilitation at private or religious centres, acting ahead of a Supreme Court decision on the decriminalization of marijuana consumption and possession....

by LeafAlert - 4 days ago

California on a fast track to CBD sales legalization.

In January this year, California introduced Assembly Bill 228 under which food, beverage, and cosmetic products with hemp extracts or derivatives are no longer considered adulterated by these ingredients, and will not be subject to sales restrictions or prohibitions based on the presence of hemp. T...

by LeafAlert - 5 days ago

Cannabis Delivery Goes High Tech

Guest written by Oliver Estreich, founder of the Native Society Once upon a time, you might have gotten away with delivering weed two hours late. But these days, punctuality and accuracy will make or break a cannabis business. The solution? Integrate with a software platform such as GetSwift that m...

by LeafAlert - 5 days ago

Staying competitive with cannabis compensation

Payroll is the biggest expense for most companies, and controlling it is paramount to any cost-conscious business. But paying competitive salaries is critical to attracting talented executives a company must have if it wants to grow – from managers and high-skill specialists to budtenders and trimm...

by LeafAlert - 5 days ago

Comparing cannabis salaries to mainstream industries

Payroll is the biggest expense for most companies. But how does your company’s salary schedule compare to others in your state and the cannabis industry as a whole? According to data analysis by the staff of Marijuana Business Magazine, lower-skilled, lower-paid marijuana jobs pay slightly more than...

by LeafAlert - 5 days ago

IDT SECURES MEDICINAL CANNABIS MANUFACTURING LICENCE

IDT Australia Limited (ASX: IDT) is pleased to announce that the Department of Health  ‐ Office of Drug Control has granted the Company a Medicinal Cannabis Manufacturing Licence under the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967. The Licence authorises IDT to undertake the following activities in specified areas o...

by LeafAlert - 5 days ago

Grateful Dead Drummer Mickey Hart Talks New Chemdog Mini Pre-Rolls

A rock and roll music legend from cannabis’ most influential jam band has a doobie he wants you to try. This month, Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart launches a run of mini, pre-rolled joints called Magic Minis, available in California. These aren’t some crass promotional sticks of hay, either. Ha...

by LeafAlert - 5 days ago

Marijuana Penalty Reform, Medical Access Bills Advance in New Jersey

Plans for full marijuana legalization in New Jersey might be stalled, but lawmakers in various committees advanced several reform bills on May 20, 2019, that would decriminalize cannabis possession, expand the state's medical marijuana program, and provide for expedited expungements of past convict...

by LeafAlert - 5 days ago

New Jersey Lawmakers May Vote on Medical Marijuana Expansion This Week

New Jersey lawmakers could vote as early as Thursday on a major medical marijuana expansion bill. Senate Bill 10 advanced out of a pair of committees on Monday, but only after undergoing multiple amendments. The amended version is not yet publicly available, but details are forthcoming. Still, the...

by LeafAlert - 5 days ago

What Are You Smoking Episode 82: Dispensary Myths Debunked

What Are You Smoking? is hosted by a rotating cast of Leafly’s cannabis experts—Will Hyde, Bailey Rahn, Emily Resling, and Dante Jordan. Tune in every Wednesday to hear activists, entrepreneurs, farmers, processors, and figures from from all corners of the cannabis world weigh in on the latest de...

by LeafAlert - 5 days ago

Blazing Asians

“You may not know where you want to be in five years because your job may not exist yet.” My best friend sent me these words from an inspirational Instagram post. She said the quote reminded her of me, and it was refreshing to feel understood at that moment as a female at the forefront of the canna...