CDC Shares Advice for Businesses That Employ Drivers in Legal Cannabis States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published advice for businesses that employ drivers in states where marijuana is legal on how to mitigate the risk of impaired driving. In its blog post, the CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) notes the dangers of driving under the influence of THC but […]

What We Know About Amazon’s Support of Federal Marijuana Legalization

Amazon’s recent moves in support of federal cannabis legalization and its decision to end marijuana screening tests for prospective employees indicates the corporate giant wants to enter the legal marijuana marketplace. In June, Amazon said it would stop cannabis screenings for all positions other than delivery drivers. Not long after though, the company advised its […]

New Search Engine Lists Jobs that Don’t Require Drug Testing for Marijuana

Marijuana users looking for work can now make use of a new search engine that only features job opportunities that don’t require tests for cannabis. The new platform is called Phynally and it’s been developed by Damian Jorden, a Philadelphia entrepreneur who got tired of sifting through employers who insist that new recruits are tested […]

Why The Largest Cannabis Company in the World Still Won’t Enter the US Market

Tilray and Aphria’s merger arguably created the world’s largest cannabis company. The two Canadian marijuana giants joined forces in May – operating under Tilray’s name – and now have an empire that extends around the globe. Tilray is licensed to cultivate, sell and import-export marijuana and CBD products in more than twenty countries, including some […]

Florida’s Marijuana Market Is Poised for Explosive Growth

Florida is on the cusp of adult recreational use marijuana legalization. Cusp doesn’t begin to describe the sheer potential a recreational marketplace has in the Sunshine State. The state currently has a framework to support the current number of 22 Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers (MMTC), expanding their own operations via vertically integrated licensing. The state’s […]

New Jersey Implements Projected $1 Billion Recreational Cannabis Market

New Jersey is jumping aboard the cannabis train. Voters in the state recently legalized adult-use; anticipated annual sales are expected to top a billion dollars by 2024. Whether or not this development will push other neighboring states, like Maryland and Virginia, to legalize recreational cannabis remains to be determined. Still, marijuana advocacy groups like the […]

Arizona’s Recreational Market Off to Strong Start As Supply Shortages Loom

When a market explodes from 300,000 customers to up to 6 million customers for any industry, the result is a supply chain shake-up. For a brand-new industry, the effect is more profound. Arizona, which had a medical marijuana program, recently launched adult-use, recreational sales. The state has the fastest launch to date in history. Initial […]