Legal Marijuana

Legal Marijuana

New California Law Makes it Easier to Erase Old Marijuana Convictions

Lawmakers addressed the unfairness of people saddled with a lifetime criminal record for doing what is now a legal big business.
Legal Marijuana

Latest Gallup Poll Finds a Big Majority of Americans Support Legal Marijuana

But when will the politicians we elect actually do the legalizing?
Legal Marijuana

More States Have Made Marijuana Legal, So Why Are More People Getting Arrested?

Hundreds of thousands of people, particularly those who are poor and nonwhite, are still arrested annually for simple possession of marijuana.
Demographics

'Microdosing Moms' and 'Divorced Dads' Emerge Among Cannabis Consumers

Thanks to legalization and the ability to consume discretely by vaping or snacking on edibles, ever more adults are using cannabis.
Medical Marijuana

Here's Why the DEA Re-Scheduling Just One Cannabis-Based Drug Is a Very Big Deal

For decades DEA has insisted marijuana has no legitimate use, even as it made research into medical marijuana nearly impossible. That contradiction is coming to an end.
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These Are the States Voting on Legal Marijuana in November

Voters in some of the most conservative states in the Union are poised to legalize marijuana, at least for medical purposes.
Blockchain

Cryptocurrencies Could Solve 2 Big Problems for the Cannabis Industry

Marijuana businesses are mostly blocked from banks and have onerous compliance obligations. Blockchain is a promising solution to both problems.
Celebrity Endorsement

Coming Soon to a Dispensary Near You: Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer

Parrotheads were pro-marijuana long before it was legal.
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This Is Non-Negotiable: Cannabis Legalization Must Include Restorative Justice

Legal marijuana will be a new injustice unless the industry takes the lead to advocate for the people and communities most damaged by the war on drugs.
Data Management

Overlooking This One Thing Can Stop Your Cannabis Business in Its Tracks

Even if you're small, you're data infrastructure has to be robust.
Cannabis

Report: Sales of Cannabis Concentrates Expected to Triple to $8.5B by 2022

Concentrates, already nearly a $3B market, appeal to people who are curious about cannabis but would never dream of smoking.
Marijuana

The Venerable Joint Has a Long History and a Bright Pre-Rolled Future

Humans have been smoking marijuana in pipes for millennia. Twisting it up in paper was a big innovation in the 1850s.
Cannabis

Is Canndescent Paving the Way For the Future of the Cannabis Industry?

Luxury brands and branding indicate an upscale future for marijuana.
Retail Businesses

Meet the Entrepreneur Selling Weed In Non-Cannabis Stores Across Europe

A regulatory quirk opened the door and, inevitably, an entrepreneur stepped in.
Medical Marijuana

DEA Moves Some CBD Medicines off Schedule 1

Though a limited expansion of cannabis access it is a significant time DEA has removed cannabis in any from Schedule 1.