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Alberta Lifts Ban on Licensing New Cannabis Stores

The Province of Alberta has lifted its moratorium on new cannabis stores due to a national cannabis shortage and has begun processing existing retail store applications in their queue. The moratorium was first announced in November, and the province speculated it could take up to 18 months for the...

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Green Thumb reports $27.9 million in quarterly marijuana revenue

Green Thumb Industries, a Chicago-based multistate cannabis company, reported revenue of $27.9 million for its first quarter, up from $10.9 million in the same period last year. Net loss for the quarter was $9.7 million, compared with $1.6 million last year in the same period. Green Thumb, which ow...

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Opinion: Why Smoking Flower Will Always Be the Best Consumption Method

Can we have an honest discussion about cannabis consumption real quick? We can? Cool. In my expert OPINION, smoking flower in the form of a joint or blunt is the best way of consuming cannabis. Yes, dabbing makes for the maximum experience when it comes to flavor; yes, vape pens are convenient and...

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Illinois Senate Passes Recreational Marijuana Bill

State House will now vote on bill that would allow state residents 21 and older to possess up to 30 grams of cannabis. The Illinois Senate approved a bill legalizing marijuana on Wednesday — a major step toward becoming the 11th U.S. state allowing recreational pot use. The measure, which passed in...

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Ben & Jerry’s ‘Can’t Wait’ to Make CBD-Infused Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry’s, the Vermont-based ice cream maker known for such cannabis-inspired concoctions as Half Baked and Dave Matthews Band Magic Brownies, announced Thursday that it’s hopping on the CBD bandwagon—or wants to, anyway. “You probably already know that we’re fans of all things groovy,” th...

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New Jersey Senate votes to advance medical cannabis expansion bill

The New Jersey Senate voted 33-4 on Thursday to advance a bill that would boost medical marijuana sales and create new business opportunities in the state. Before the vote, the Senate amended Assembly Bill 10 to allow marijuana workers to join unions. Now, the measure will go back to the Assembly fo...

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If you rely on weed delivery, it’s time to buy an iPhone

Google decided to ban all mobile apps facilitating cannabis sales from its Play Store, meaning that Android users can’t get weed delivered to their doors anymore. In the last couple of years, we’ve seen the intensity of the iOS vs Android duel rise and fall. I believe iOS got this round. Fellow can...

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Governor of Colorado Signs Public Cannabis Consumption Bill

On Wednesday, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed a bill legalizing and regulating public cannabis consumption. Colorado cannabis advocates have been fighting for legalized public and social use since 2013. But their latest and most expansive attempt, House Bill 1230, finally broke through the Col...

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Illinois Senate Approves Adult-Use Marijuana Legalization Bill

Illinois cannabis advocates have been eagerly awaiting a recreational regulation bill forecasted by the governor and last night, they got the forward movement they craved. On Wednesday, the state’s Senate passed a bill legalizing a regulated cannabis industry, along with consumption, possession, an...

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Arizona law firm ordered to pay $150K for meritless marijuana suit

Arizona’s highest court has concurred that a Phoenix law firm must pay roughly $150,000 in legal fees for filing a frivolous lawsuit against the town of Snowflake and Copperstate Farms, a large medical cannabis grower. The suit challenged Snowflake’s decision in 2016 to issue a permit allowing Copp...