Cannabis Farmers Compete for Limited Farmland

Cannabis has been a true essential for many during COVID-19. In contrast, many businesses have shuttered during the pandemic, while the weed industry has been posting explosive sales figures. Throw in some pending federal legalization, and you have yourself a lucrative industry on a level that hasn’t been experienced in decades. Unlimited earning and growth […]

Weedmaps’ New Docuseries Takes a Deep Dive Into California’s Cannabis Industry Struggles, 4 Years After Legalization

If you haven’t heard of Weedmaps, it’s kind of a big deal in the cannabis industry. Weedmaps provides software infrastructure and is one of the big players in cannabis tech and software. Based in California, the company has branched out, producing a docuseries, Uprooted, that takes a close look at the state’s cannabis industry struggles, […]

Vaping-related Lung Illness Prevalence Substantially Lower in Legal Cannabis States

Suppose there’s a case to be made for the health benefits of federal marijuana legalization. In that case, the vaping health crisis of 2019 supports that notion. Turns out, the vaping health crisis that hit the cannabis industry predominantly affected states where recreational marijuana is illegal.  A new study from the Yale School of Public […]

How This Former NBA Forward Is Improving the Cannabis Industry for People of Color

Al Harrington has already had quite a career. Over a span of more than 16 years, Harrington played pro basketball for the Atlanta Hawks, Denver Nuggets, Golden State Warriors, Indiana Pacers, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic, and the Washington Wizards. Leaving the world of pro basketball in 2015, he’s ready for another chapter. One of […]

Illinois Recreational Marijuana Sales Reached Record-Breaking New Heights in July

Illinois was the 11th state to legalize recreational cannabis — and it did so on January 1, 2020. Since sales kicked off, business has been excellent. Even with the COVID-19 pandemic, sales were strong. According to the state’s Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Illinois recreational marijuana sales reached record-breaking new heights in July. In […]