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Hemp will probably be big company for Texas farmers

Industrial hemp and it’s blossoming future in Texas is a popular topic these days, admits Joshua McGinty, AgriLife crops expert. “There’s a lot of people who show up for and against hemp production,” said McGinty, an assistant professor and extension agronomist at Texas A&M. “But either way, they show up – and pay attention.” At […]

Nevada breaking down on marijuana companies

Nevada officials have begun to crack down on marijuana businesses amid allegations of possible corruption and lax regulation in the state’s young but lucrative industry. This week, members of a new task force have conducted unannounced spot inspections at several of the state’s licensed marijuana testing laboratories. Those inspections follow allegations of marijuana testing manipulation and concerns over how […]

5 reasons why the marijuana black market won&# 1 039; t move off

Cannabis has been anointed by Wall Street as one of the fastest-growing industries on the planet. After sales more than tripled worldwide between 2014 and 2018, Wall Street has forecast a roughly fivefold to 18-fold increase in global annual revenue by the time 2030 rolls around. This type of growth is impossible for Wall Street […]

Democratic Governors match in New York City to talk about cannabis and vaping

The governors from several Northeastern states said Thursday they want to work together to regulate marijuana and vaping, including possible regional restrictions on flavored vaping products. Democratic governors from New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania met in New York City with health and legislative officials. Representatives from Massachusetts and Colorado were also on hand […]

Medical cannabis patients in Germany set to high million

A new report into the German cannabis market estimates the total number of patients has risen 60,000 in less than two years since first approved for medical use. The ‘Germany Cannabis Report’ from Prohibition Partners also states that within a few years that number will have risen to one million patients. And, it estimates the […]

8 hints every house marijuana chef should understand

Baking, cooking and mixing food and drink with cannabis extracts and concentrates is a fine art that can take a really long time to perfect. It’s science, after all. With the right techniques, you can skate by even as a beginner. Use this list to make sure your knowledge is up to speed as a […]

Cannabis drinkables are the brand new edibles: The place, when and learn how to get them

Why do consumers love drinkable cannabis? Let us count the ways. It’s discreet, it requires no special equipment, it tastes good, and it’s a familiar and safe delivery system.  Weed-infused drinks make up one of the fastest-growing segments of the cannabis market. It’s a sprawling category that includes tinctures to mix with cocktails; non-alcoholic alternatives to […]

Gradual rollout in marijuana gross sales prices Maine income and jobs

From legalization to legal sales, Maine is inching toward the slowest adult-use marijuana rollout in the U.S., with economists saying the three-year wait for stores to open will have cost Maine more than $82 million in taxes and 6,100 industry jobs. The delay has caused some investors and industry experts to take their dollars and […]

Illicit hashish firms discover struggles, success in going legit

For many New York cannabis businesses operating in the illicit or gray market, preparing to go mainstream is essential. Some have made the move and are ready to share their wisdom. For those who haven’t, preparing during the lead up to the state’s eventual adult-use legalization could prove critical to securing a place in the […]

Millennial Men Buy the maximum Cannabis: Headset Report

Cannabis companies looking to move product should market to millennial males, according to a new consumer demographics study by Headset. In “The Demographics of Cannabis Consumers 2019” the Washington-based cannabis data analytics company looked at the state’s online cannabis sales from Jan. 1 to Aug. 31, 2019 and found millennials make up over half of […]

Chicago’s first recreational marijuana shop simply got OK’d — however you may be unable to purchase weed there on Jan. 1

Cresco Labs was awarded licenses to sell recreational marijuana from its five existing Illinois stores starting in January, but it’s uncertain whether sales will begin in Chicago Jan. 1. Black Caucus Chairman Ald. Jason Ervin, 28th, introduced a proposed ordinance Wednesday that would push back the start of marijuana sales in the city from Jan. […]

October brings more advance for pot stocks

For those who follow the pot stock market, they know that the past few months have been less than kind to the industry. This is due to a variety of factors. As pot stocks are still very much an infant market, it seems as though any news that comes out can adversely or positively affect […]

Marijuana stocks are beginning to make movements in the marketplace

Those who keep a close eye on the marijuana stock market have seen there be better days in the past few months. This, however, is shadowed by the multi-billions worth of growth that is supposed to occur in the near future. With projections showing the market reaching triple-digit billions within the next ten years, it […]

Best pot stocks to see this week

The marijuana stock market is reportedly worth double-digit billions in the present day around the world. With so much money pouring into an industry that was only just legalized a few years ago, it seems as though we are on the cusp of something large. Many of the most popular pot stocks to watch have […]

Legal California includes a booming black market: #039; reveal technician can tempt consumers to the controlled market

California may have been the first in the country to pioneer cannabis law reform, but the Golden State is still struggling to eliminate the black market and sell affordable, legal pot, writes Erin Hiatt.  In 1996, California voters passed Prop 215 to legalize medical marijuana. In the years immediately following its passage, medical cannabis was […]

Taxes from authorized pot could subsidize weed for non profit workers at New Mexico

A proposal unveiled Wednesday for legal marijuana sales throughout New Mexico would use taxes to subsidize medical pot purchases for low-income patients and set aside money for police and loans to cannabis startup companies. A panel appointed by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, a Democrat, published recommendations for legalization that take cues from other states that regulate recreational marijuana markets. […]