Month: April 2018

The confusion began in March, when the state Department of State Health Services announced a draft plan to yank CBD products from shelves — even if they contain no THC and aren’t marijuana derivatives. The post Cannabis Industry Pleads Its Case Against Possible Texas CBD Ban appeared first on Leafly.Continue Reading

The line at The Last Place on Earth, a head shop in Duluth, Minnesota, stretched so far out the door it took a half-hour to reach the counter. The product for sale was so popular, buyers sold their own blood plasma to get some — despite side effects including hallucinations,Continue Reading

“We’ve provided some false hope,” said state Sen. Joe Bolkcom, who has backed efforts to expand medical marijuana access. “There are thousands of Iowans counting on us to deliver.” The post In Iowa, Medical Marijuana’s Future Remains Hazy appeared first on Leafly. Read More: In Iowa, Medical Marijuana’sContinue Reading

Idaho trails far behind other states in legalizing medical marijuana, and it appears unlikely that will change anytime soon. A group trying to raise enough signatures to get the issue on the ballot has given up, according to The Spokesman-Review. Tesla Gillespie told the newspaper that her group, the IdahoContinue Reading

Over 1 billion Canadian dollars ($780 million) of cannabis products were shipped from Canada last year through unregulated channels, according to a preliminary estimate from the government’s statistics agency. The figure includes shipments approved by the regulatory body overseeing medical cannabis in Canada, “but they represent less than 1% of theContinue Reading

Cannabis businesses in British Columbia can leverage decades of market experience in cultivation, retail and research and development to maintain their dominant position in Canada’s marijuana industry when recreational use becomes legal later this year. The province’s multibillion-dollar gray market includes hundreds of dispensaries and at least 4,000 licensed personal growers.Continue Reading

A state-regulated recreational marijuana market in Vermont will have to wait at least a year. Vermont House lawmakers killed a bill Friday that would have created a regulated and taxed market for rec MJ sales, Vermont Public Radio reported. According to VPR, House Speaker Mitzi Johnson said the legislation was “far tooContinue Reading