Marijuana Dispensaries Not Selling To Minors, Study Finds

Underage weed-seekers, take note: licensed marijuana retailers are vigilant when it comes to laws prohibiting the sale of cannabis to minors. Regulatory officials, take note: the system appears to be working. A recent study, published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, went like this: researchers working undercover went into 175 marijuana retailers […]

The Most Significant Moments In The Cannabis Industry In 2019

The cannabis industry in the U.S. made serious progress in 2019, which isn’t too shabby considering the feds still consider it illegal. Hemp and CBD regulation was a huge topic this year. Along with additional states legalizing medical and recreational cannabis and the SAFE Banking Act, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released interim hemp […]

FDA Issues Statement On CBD Harm Potential, Warns Businesses Against Illegal Marketing Practices

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been active on the CBD front recently, releasing a consumer update claiming that CBD “has the potential to harm” at about the same time as the agency issued warning letters to 15 companies the agency claims are marketing CBD products illegally. While the FDA announced in July that […]

Gifting Cannabis To The Terminally Ill Now Tax-Exempt in California

It’s official — California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill that makes medical marijuana donations tax-exempt to terminally ill individuals in the state. Thanks to the Brownie Mary and Dennis Peron Act, aka Senate Bill 34, which emerged during the beginning of California’s legal adult-use market, starting March 1, 2020, state analysts estimate that up […]

Canada Legalizes Production And Sale Of Edibles, Extracts And Topicals

It’s cannabis legalization, otherwise known as ‘Cannabis 2.0’. Exactly one year after the legal adult-use marijuana marketplace opened for business, Canada legalized the production and sale of edibles, extracts and topicals effective October 17. Canadian cannabis companies have been busy preparing for this moment. While Health Canada revealed the final regulations for these types of […]

Canopy Growth Wins License For Bulk Cannabis Import To UK

Now here’s an example of highly diversified, albeit on a global scale: Canopy Growth, a Canadian cannabis, hemp and device company recently received a license from the United Kingdom that will allow Spectrum Therapeutics, the company’s pharmaceutical division, to import bulk medical marijuana products into the country.The monumental license is the first issued by the […]