Massachusetts working on bill to protect marijuana users

Posted by - December 28, 2018

A bill would prohibit an employee’s firing for private marijuana consumption Lawmakers in Massachusetts are working on legislation designed to better protect employees in the state. They are drafting a bill that would prevent employers from being able to fire employees who consume marijuana. If the bill is accepted, it will provide a great amount

2018’s most important marijuana studies

Posted by - December 28, 2018

This year has been significant in showing the benefits of marijuana use After decades of virtually no progress in cannabis research, 2018 has produced a plethora of studies that show the benefits of Mother Nature’s wonder drug. It is quickly gaining a reputation of being effective in combatting a number of ailments and, now that

Colorado marijuana dollars helping rural schools

Posted by - December 28, 2018

$30 million in marijuana sales tax was sent to schools last year in Colorado Colorado is experiencing a windfall thanks to marijuana. The state saw more than $1 billion in sales between January and August of this year, resulting in around $200 million in taxes for various governments. Last year, it saw $1.5 billion in

Cannabis banking in California hits snag

Posted by - December 28, 2018

Plans to create a banking industry for the marijuana market run into trouble One of the obstacles the marijuana industry still has not been able to overcome is the limitation on banking capabilities. Because marijuana is still illegal on a federal level, banks are hesitant to interact with any company in the space over fears

Hostile takeover of Aphria proposed

Posted by - December 28, 2018

Green Growth wants Aphria and is willing to pay a hefty price to get it The Ohio-based Schottenstein family made a fortune in retail. It then segued into marijuana, launching Green Growth, a new cannabis operation that doesn’t have to be concerned about having deep pockets. Now, the company has its eyes set on Canadian

Choosing between CBD extracts and products that contain THC

Posted by - December 28, 2018

Depending on what is being targeted, different products will produce different results It has been a crazy roller coaster ride for cannabis this year. More than at any time in the past, talk of cannabis uses, legislation and markets has spiked. This has, at times, produced information overload that some have difficulty dissecting. There are

HEXO now listed on the NYSE

Posted by - December 27, 2018

The Canada-based company makes good on its promise to make it on the exchange Earlier this year, Canadian marijuana production company HEXO announced that it was working on a plan to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). It told investors that it expected to make its entry by the end of the

CA marijuana recall threatens the state’s industry

Posted by - December 27, 2018

Faked lab results force a marijuana recall that now threatens the future of the business After word got out that a marijuana lab director with Sequoia Analytical Labs had fudged lab results, California was forced to issue a recall of hundreds of products. The fallout of the ordeal is beginning to take shape and it

Third most popular food search on Google may surprise you

Posted by - December 27, 2018

You know you’ve made it when you reach the top of Google Google has released its results for 2018 of the most-searched terms in its algorithm for the U.S. While some of the top hits, such as the World Cup and Brett Kavanaugh, are certainly not surprising, others – “how to apply magnetic lashes” was

CBD drive-thru coming to Vermont

Posted by - December 27, 2018

The first drive-thru CBD window is being opened in Brattleboro These days, there are drive-thru services for virtually anything – fast food, pharmacies, dry cleaning, the list goes on. It only makes sense, then, that a drive-thru service for cannabis would be made available. Someone is on the right track and has now opened Vermont’s