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Recreational Cannabis Sales In Arizona Bring New Jobs – And Long Lines

A day after Arizona dispensaries began selling recreational marijuana, the long lines haven’t slowed — but this could be a benefit to thousands in the state that are unemployed. Territory Dispensary was one of more than 80 businesses to receive a license Friday from the Department of Health Services to legally sell recreational marijuana. Sure […]

If You’re A Cannabis Patient In Utah, Here’s Why You Can No Longer Cross Borders For Marijuana

A recent survey showed nearly 60% of patients still consider buying cannabis from black market and out-of-state sources. Last year, Chelsie Warren quit her job as a bus driver so she’d be free to sign up as one of Utah’s first cannabis patient cardholders and qualify for the plant-based treatment that soothes her chronic back […]

Aurora Cannabis Lays Off Workers After Signing New Sales Broker Deal

Aurora Cannabis Inc. says it has laid off some workers after signing an agreement with an external sales broker. The Edmonton-based cannabis company’s spokeswoman Michelle Lefler confirmed the cuts but wouldn’t disclose the number of staff impacted or what cities they were located in. Lefler says the move was prompted by Aurora’s recent decision to […]

Thailand Serves Up Cannabis Cuisine To Happy Customers

“Giggling bread” and “joyfully dancing salad” aren’t the usual dishes on a menu in Thailand, but one eatery is hoping its cannabis-infused cuisine can lure foreign tourists and take the taboo out of the recently legalized leaf. The restaurant at the Chao Phya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital in Prachin Buri started serving its own happy meals this […]

Michigan Cannabis Sales Near $1B In First Year Of Adult-Use Sales

Cannabis sales in Michigan spiked during December, bringing the total to $984.6 million for 2020. Medical cannabis sales accounted for $474 million for the year, while adult-use sales reached $510.7 million, according to New Cannabis Ventures citing data from the Michigan Marijuana Regulatory Agency. Combined cannabis sales, including medical and adult-use, for December amounted to […]

West Australian Doctors Still Facing Delays When Prescribing Medicinal Cannabis

The Director of the St Francis Medical Group, David Cooper, told 6PR Mornings that West Australian doctors are still being bogged down by red tape when trying to prescribe medicinal cannabis to their patients.Earlier this month the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) handed down its final decision in favour of down-scheduling low dose cannabidiol (CBD) preparations […]

Amsterdam Doubles Down On Plans To Restrict Tourist Access To Cannabis Coffee Shops

When international tourists finally return to the canal-lined historic streets of Amsterdam, one of the city’s main travel attractions might be off limits. Amsterdam Mayor Femke Halsema has proposed a new policy that would ban foreign visitors from accessing the city’s coffee shops. There are 166 cannabis coffee shops in Amsterdam, accounting for almost 30% […]

Pandemic Has Not Stopped The Boom In Ottawa Cannabis Shops

As of Tuesday, 27 cannabis stores were authorized to be open in Ottawa, compared to seven last May. Another 58 entrepreneurs have secured locations for stores and are going through the application process to obtain a licence. Cara Rose-Brown and her husband Tim Brown opened their store in July, four months into the pandemic that […]

Illinois Weed Sales On Pace To Top $1 Billion In Year One Of Recreational Sales, With Plenty Of Room To Grow

The year 2020 dawned with thousands of people lined up, some overnight, waiting to be among the first to buy legal recreational marijuana in Illinois. As the long, strange year comes to an end, people are lined up at food banks, to get coronavirus nasal swabs and in some cases, to be among the first […]

COVID-19 Christmas No Plague for Cannabis Retailers

Many pot retailers in the province say the UCP’s government’s decision to designate cannabis and liquor stores as essential during the spring pandemic saved many of the fledgling outlets. Alberta’s cannabis retailers have weathered the COVID-19 storm and now boast a more potent stocking stuffer stash than a year ago, say those in the sector. […]