Canadian cannabis retailers to merge, focus on value-conscious consumers

Alcanna Inc. is spinning-off its retail cannabis business and combining it with competing retailer YSS Corp. to create one of the largest networks of recreational marijuana...

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Arkansas medical marijuana sales hit $175M in 2020, could double this year

Medical marijuana sales in Arkansas reached $175 million in 2020, ending the year with a record $1.22 million day. The Marijuana Business Factbook projects that Arkansas MMJ...

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More layoffs at Aurora Cannabis following Great North deal

Aurora Cannabis laid off sales staff after choosing Great North Distributors to be its sales representative across the Canadian recreational marijuana retail environment. Aurora was unable...

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Washington state forms compliance group to assist marijuana businesses

Washington cannabis regulators developed a compliance task force to assistant marijuana businesses in following the state’s laws. Washington state forms compliance group to assist marijuana businesses...

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Chromatographic method measures cannabinoid and terpene levels simultaneously

Researchers in Slovenia may have found a solution to one of the biggest issues regarding cannabis testing and labeling. Consumers looking for high-THC content or a...

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FTC cracks down on deceptive CBD health claims

On December 17, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced its first crackdown on deceptive marketing claims for CBD products. These claims cover a range of scientifically...

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Marijuana companies weigh how to approach COVID-19 vaccinations for employees

Cannabis companies are seeking clarity on Covid-19 vaccinations for employees as the pandemic continues to cause logistical challenges in keeping workers safe. Marijuana companies weigh how...

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Have cannabis residency requirements worn out their welcome?

Montana voters passed a recreational marijuana initiative on Election Day that will require licensed operators to be state residents, as is now the case with its...

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New Mexico medical cannabis operator ups pressure to boost plant-count limits

New Mexico’s leading medical cannabis company is trying to compel a court to force state regulators to increase the marijuana plant-count limit, claiming the restriction has...

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Wildfires that damage marijuana crops are focus of new federal group

In response to the 2020 wildfires that engulfed the western U.S. and harmed many marijuana cultivators, two federal departments are banding together “to ensure better forest...

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