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Marijuana Business

Report: Legal Marijuana Industry Employs Over 200,000 Full-Time Workers

The state-licensed cannabis industry gained over 64,000 new employees in 2018, and now employs over 200,000 full-time workers, according to data compiled by Whitney Economics and the online content provider Leafly.com. Commenting on the new findings, NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri said, “The federal government needs to deschedule marijuana to allow [read more]

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Marijuana Business

Potency Of Commercially Marketed CBD Products Questioned

Independent testing reveals that many commercially marketed CBD-infused products contain lower percentages of cannabidiol than are advertised on the products’ label, according to an investigation conducted by NBC News in Miami. Investigators submitted 35 commercially available products for third-party independent lab testing. “Of the 35 samples … tested, 20 of them had [read more]

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Marijuana Business

Maine’s Adult-Use Cannabis Industry Is Facing Further Delays

Lawmakers have once again pushed back plans to establish licensing rules and regulations to govern the commercial production and retail sale of marijuana to adults. Voters initially approved the legalization of cannabis sales in November 2016, but lawmakers – led by former Republican Gov. Paul LePage – have repeatedly taken steps to delay the law’s implementation. [read more]

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Marijuana Business

California Regulators Finalize Rules Permitting Cannabis Home Deliveries

State regulators gave final approval last week to regulations governing the commercial sale of cannabis, including rules permitting its home delivery. Under the plan, licensed businesses will be able to home deliver cannabis to adults — including those who reside in localities that have otherwise prohibited retail cannabis sales. An estimated 390 of the states 482 [read more]

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Marijuana Business

Canopy Rivers Announces Investment In Cannabis Beverage And Edibles Brand

Canopy Rivers Inc. (the “Company” or “Canopy Rivers”) (TSXV:RIV) is pleased to announce it has completed an equity investment in 10663522 Canada Inc., or “Herbert” (“Herbert”), a unique brand platform that focuses on the adult-use cannabis beverage and edibles market. Canopy Rivers subscribed for C$1,500,000 of preferred shares in Herbert, [read more]

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Marijuana Business

California’s Approves State Regulations For Cannabis Businesses

California’s three state cannabis licensing authorities today announced that the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) has officially approved state regulations for cannabis businesses across the supply chain from cultivation to retail. These new regulations take effect immediately. The previous emergency regulations, adopted by the Bureau of Cannabis Control, California Department [read more]

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Marijuana Business

KushCo Holdings, Inc. Announces Long Term Supply Arrangements-In-Principle Totaling Up To $75 Million

KushCo Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: KSHB) (“KushCo” or the “Company”), the parent company of innovative cannabis industry leaders such as Kush Supply Co., Kush Energy, The Hybrid Creative, and Koleto Packaging Solutions, which provide a range of services and products for the regulated cannabis, CBD and other related industries, today announced [read more]