Tuesday, June 30, 2020

DOJ Defends Cannabis Industry Investigations Pushed By AG Barr

News – High Times     •     June 30, 2020, 7:58 pm
The Department of Justice has found no wrongdoing in AG Barr's probes of cannabis companies.
Cannabis Training University     •     June 29, 2020, 7:14 pm
We have reviewed Memory Loss strain because it is an epic strain with far reaching therapeutic effects, if you can only get past the “alarming” name. This strain is the epitome of sativa-ness with…
Cannabis Culture     •     June 26, 2020, 7:49 pm
He makes just one product: an odor-proof, heat-resistant, pet-friendly, ash and resin removing ashtray with a lid. As you might imagine, making this one thing means it’s done right. In fact, Creagen…
Marijuana Business Daily     •     June 25, 2020, 9:42 pm
Employees at Cresco Labs’ Illinois marijuana dispensary in Lakeview have voted to unionize, one of the industry’s first unionization elections since the coronavirus pandemic. Workers voted 16-4 to be…

NY Majority Leader Describes Cannabis Legalization Talks as “Active”

Cannabis Wire     •     June 30, 2020, 10:55 am
When will New York lawmakers legalize? Governor Andrew Cuomo tried and failed through the budget both this year and last, so now, if it’s going to happen in 2020, it’s up to lawmakers to take up…

How and When to Transplant Your Cannabis Plants

High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis     •     June 29, 2020, 5:00 am
In the wonderful world of weed cultivation, a significant number of practices and growing techniques are utilized with the aim of producing the best quality yield. And one such practice is…

8 LGBTQ+ Cannabis Leaders Tell Us Who Gives Them Pride

Cannabis Culture     •     June 26, 2020, 7:36 pm
Cannabis Pride It's unlikely we would have a legal cannabis industry in California (or anywhere) without the work of many trailblazing LGBTQ+ advocates. Cannabis has been used for social, religious,…
High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis     •     June 29, 2020, 5:00 am
The usage of cannabis and mushrooms as can be easily guessed produces a complementary and additive effect. The synergy shown between the cannabis and mushrooms gives an increase in the intensity of…
News – High Times     •     June 30, 2020, 12:36 am
Even in the historically conservative Deep South, cannabis reform is possible—and happening now.
Leafly     •     June 29, 2020, 6:19 pm
It's 21 in the United States, and mostly 19 in Canada. Researchers say Canada may have it right. The post What’s the best minimum legal age for cannabis? appeared first on Leafly.
Marijuana Business Daily     •     June 24, 2020, 10:30 am
Louisiana’s medical marijuana market is poised to grow in the wake of new legislation that allows more physicians to authorize the drug for added medical conditions. But the state’s nascent regulated…

Monday, June 29, 2020

Cannabis firm iAnthus receives demand for debt repayment

Marijuana Business Daily     •     June 23, 2020, 7:31 pm
Multistate cannabis operator iAnthus Capital Holdings received a demand for repayment on a secured debenture issuance as well as a notice of intention to enforce security under Canadian bankruptcy…
Cannabis Culture     •     June 25, 2020, 5:36 am
Only 238 applications have been approved for cannabis record suspensions. When the Liberals introduced no-fee, expedited pardons for simple cannabis possession, the federal government estimated up to…

Denver’s Cannabis Work Group Debates How to Fund Social Equity Program

Cannabis Wire     •     June 29, 2020, 10:55 am
Denver’s Marijuana Licensing Work Group met for the final time last week, virtually, to discuss how to develop an equity program, who would qualify as an equity applicant, and which services or…

How to make organic soil for your weed

Leafly     •     June 28, 2020, 11:40 pm
Learn about organic super soils, how they can help improve your cannabis plants, and four steps to create organic soil for for growing healthy, thriving cannabis plants. The post How to make organic…

Aurora Cannabis to close five facilities, lay off 700 staff as part of restructuring

Marijuana Business Daily     •     June 23, 2020, 4:55 pm
Aurora Cannabis is shutting down five smaller production facilities and cutting roughly 700 employees as part of a corporate transformation plan over its next two quarters, with the goal of…
Marijuana Business Daily     •     June 23, 2020, 6:41 pm
Multistate operator and vertically integrated marijuana company Harvest Health & Recreation finalized a deal to sell eight California retail stores to Los Angeles-based High Times Holding. Under…
Leafly     •     June 28, 2020, 10:00 pm
Use these tricks and tips to manipulate trickier-to-dab solventless cannabis concentrates into fully “dabbable” hash oils. The post Melt factor: How ‘dabbable’ is your cannabis concentrate? appeared…
Cannabis Culture     •     June 25, 2020, 3:24 am
Amid recession and social unrest, the cannabis industry sees its moment. Actions by states to reduce criminal penalties for marijuana use and possession are fueling momentum for the broader movement…
High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis     •     June 28, 2020, 5:00 am
What is new this week in the marijuana industry?  Check out Weed Talk NEWS with Jimmy Young of Pro Cannabis Media, Debra Borchardt of Green Market Report, Solomon Israel of MJ BIZ Daily, Phil Adams…

Sunday, June 28, 2020

Cannabis Alchemy - How to Make Distillates like Hydrosols and Terpenes

High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis     •     June 28, 2020, 5:00 am
I’m talking about terpenes, essential oils and hydrosols. Where with Rick Simpson Oil – you separate the cannabis oils from the plant with an alcohol-based solution – when it comes to these essential…
Cannabis Culture     •     June 24, 2020, 5:16 am
With so many U.S. states legalizing cannabis in recent years for medical or recreational adult use — specifically 33 as of May 2019 — it brings the industry to the forefront of many people’s minds,…

Australia reviewing ‘unlawful’ medical cannabis advertising

Marijuana Business Daily     •     June 23, 2020, 4:03 pm
The regulatory body for therapeutic goods in Australia is reviewing complaints involving the noncompliant advertising of medical cannabis products. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) says it…
Marijuana Business Daily     •     June 23, 2020, 4:25 pm
Canada’s largest market for adult-use cannabis products saw its 100th retail store authorization this month, Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario records show, though not all the stores are open…
High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis     •     June 27, 2020, 5:00 am
The method of trimming utilized is very important because trimming goes a long way to determine the appearance of your  cannabis, the quality, and ultimately the experience derived from its usage.…
News – High Times     •     June 26, 2020, 8:53 pm
Dr. Lester Grinspoon was a longtime advocate for the legalization of cannabis.
Cannabis Culture     •     June 24, 2020, 4:01 am
25% of administrative, sales and 30% of its production staff going. Aurora Cannabis on Tuesday announced a new round of staff reductions and plans to shut five facilities over the next two quarters,…

Seven Out Of Ten Americans Find Smoking Marijuana Morally Acceptable

News – High Times     •     June 25, 2020, 10:22 pm
A new Gallup poll shows that the majority of Americans think smoking cannabis is just fine.
Cannabis Culture     •     June 23, 2020, 7:09 pm
High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis     •     June 26, 2020, 5:00 am
Each cannabis plant will generate a certain yield, but then it will be gone. Make sure you have the next plant or plants ready to start budding at just the right time. You will soon find yourself in…

How to Buy Marijuana Seeds (GUIDE)

High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis     •     June 26, 2020, 5:00 am
Seed banks that label their seeds as regular means they can either be male or female. Regular seeds are not recommended for beginner growers because it requires understanding how to differentiate…
Cannabis Training University     •     June 26, 2020, 6:44 pm
    Here are the top marijuana stocks to eye in July 2020. Pot stocks started the year on a low, like most other stocks that took a plunge as a result of the global pandemic. An overview of the…
Cannabis Culture     •     June 23, 2020, 5:01 am
In the wake of global Black Lives Matter protests and the movement’s demands to defund police services, it seems that every organization in all industries is looking inward and experiencing a…

Saturday, June 27, 2020

Chart: Tepid adult-use cannabis sales in Massachusetts for first week of reopening

Marijuana Business Daily     •     June 23, 2020, 10:30 am
Recreational marijuana stores reopened in Massachusetts in late May after a state-mandated, two-month shutdown in response to the coronavirus, but sales during the first week were lukewarm. Retailers…
News – High Times     •     June 25, 2020, 9:46 pm
The VLBC is urging state lawmakers to adopt significant changes.
Cannabis Training University     •     June 25, 2020, 6:20 pm
If you’re at the point where you’re wondering what questions to ask an employer during the interview, congratulations! You’ve made it past the initial application review process. An interview is a…
High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis     •     June 26, 2020, 5:00 am
Medical marijuana is a viable choice to treat Writer´s Cramps. Cannabis is able to treat muscle spasms, muscle cramps, and muscular pain. Apart from the physiological problems, a person suffering…

Banksy Art Becomes Permanent Collection at Canadian Dispensary

News – High Times     •     June 25, 2020, 8:23 pm
Banksy’s collection will adorn the walls of Tokyo Smoke’s new flagship location in Toronto as consumers browse through cannabis products.
Leafly     •     June 26, 2020, 10:00 pm
Curious about trying dabs? This guide walks you through everything a first-timer should know about tools, safety, and the process itself. The post How to dab cannabis concentrates appeared first on…
Marijuana Business Daily     •     June 22, 2020, 9:03 pm
Vertically integrated cannabis company Curaleaf Holdings revised its deal to acquire privately owned multistate operator Grassroots Cannabis. The stock and cash transaction was originally announced…
Cannabis Culture     •     June 22, 2020, 7:00 pm
CANNABIS CULTURE - Pristine lakes, gentle waterfalls, sun-kissed mountain tops, and thriving conifers are some of the natural beauty that shine out through the work of painter, Rocky, from Denver,…

How to Become a Budtender in Oregon

Cannabis Training University     •     June 25, 2020, 5:57 pm
Are you interested in learning how to become a budtender in Oregon? Getting a job in a dispensary is a great first step into a rewarding career in the cannabis industry. Our guide teaches you Oregon…
News – High Times     •     June 24, 2020, 11:15 pm
The LA City Council is considering major changes to its system for cannabis business licenses.
Marijuana Business Daily     •     June 22, 2020, 7:00 pm
In a series of recommendations to the Los Angeles City Council, L.A.’s Department of Cannabis Regulation proposed an immense overhaul of its marijuana business licensing structure and social equity…
High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis     •     June 25, 2020, 5:00 am
On the one hand, it calms the nerves. But is it a depressant? On the other hand, it is excellent to stimulate creativity and a sparky mind. Is it then a stimulant? But then it can stir an ethereal…
Leafly     •     June 26, 2020, 10:00 pm
What should you look for when buying dabs? This resource is meant to help guide your first purchase of cannabis extracts. The post Leafly’s glossary of dabbing terms appeared first on Leafly.

United Nations Report Suggests COVID-19 Lockdowns Are “Increasing Demand for Cannabis”

Cannabis Wire     •     June 26, 2020, 7:24 pm
The United Nations’ World Drug Report 2020, released this week, provides a glimpse into how the legalization of cannabis is playing out in jurisdictions across North and South America, and how…

Friday, June 26, 2020

Leafly’s cannabis homegrow

Leafly     •     June 26, 2020, 5:00 pm
Welcome to Leafly's cannabis homegrow! Follow along with our video series as our writer Johanna Silver grows a set of marijuana plants from seed to harvest in her backyard in Northern…

AG Barr’s Bias Allegedly Spurred Investigations Of Cannabis Industry

News – High Times     •     June 24, 2020, 10:09 pm
AG Barr has been accused of letting his own bias interfere with proceedings.
Cannabis Wire     •     June 24, 2020, 11:30 pm
During an hours-long Congressional hearing on Wednesday, a whistleblower revealed just how “unpopular” cannabis is under this Justice Department.  John W. Elias, a career department employee,…
Marijuana Business Daily     •     June 22, 2020, 10:30 am
The owner of pioneering High Times magazine is scrambling to close a marijuana retail acquisition in California that includes a tangle of owners and entities, several social equity partners and…
Cannabis Training University     •     June 24, 2020, 11:28 pm
Tokyo Smoke is a legal award-winning, cannabis retailer. It is founded on the belief that “intentional cannabis usage can better people’s lives.” To this end the cannabis company focuses their…
High & Marijuana Blog | Cannabis     •     June 25, 2020, 5:00 am
Alongside the conditions and factors being considered to ensure that micro growing is optimal, there are still different growing techniques that are pivotal to ensuring that the plant is trained to…