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New York

NY Gov. Cuomo Says He'll Work To Pass Cannabis Legalization: 'It's A Complicated Issue'

"I believe we will, but we didn't get it done this last session because it's a complicated issue and it has to be done in a comprehensive way, " Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
Stimulus

4 Reasons Why The HEROES Act Is Great For Cannabis

The HEROES Act ensures banking services and pandemic-safety practices for the industry. But it may not pass the Senate.
Cannabis

Most Americans Favor Cannabis Legalization, But Not On Bumper Stickers

A new survey shows Americans still have concerns about openly supporting marijuana. While 66 percent support cannabis legalization, only 34 percent would put a cannabis-related bumper sticker on their car.
Terpenes

This Is Your Brain On Terpenes

We understand very little about the compounds that give cannabis its aroma and flavor. Scientists are hoping to harness and change that.
Health and Wellness

5 Ways To Contribute To Healthcare Workers

Healthcare workers have been deeply affected by the coronavirus. Here's how you can help.
Edibles

Everything You Should Know About Buying Edibles

There's never been a better time to get into edibles. Here's what you need to know.
Sales

Nevada Sold $692 Million In Legal Cannabis Last Year. What Happens In 2020?

The state made $172 million in excise tax, sales tax, and licensing fees from cannabis in the 2019 fiscal year, Nevada's Dispensary Association reports.
Cannabusiness

The Hottest Cannabis Brands Of The Week (5/16-5/22)

Which cannabis brands have made the biggest impact on social media, earned media, and website marketing this week? Here are the top 25.
Day in the Life

A Day In The Life Of A Professional Joint Roller

What's it like to get paid to roll joints? Weed just had to find out.
Sales

Marijuana Industry Soars In Midwest, Even As Pandemic Lockdown Continues

Illinois and Michigan have seen rising cannabis sales. Meanwhile, in Massachusetts, recreational dispensaries were not deemed "essential" and still face an uncertain timeline for reopening.
CBD

CBD Companies See Online Sales Spike As Retail Shops Remain Limited

"We've seen a pretty dramatic increase in our online transaction volume," said Adam Grossman, CEO and founder of Papa & Barkley.
Legal Issues

Justice For All? How COVID-19 Is Affecting Litigation in the Cannabis Industry

The courts were already slow, but the pandemic has slowed them to a standstill. Here's what to expect and what to do if you have a pending case.
Cannabusiness

Will States Impacted By Coronavirus Turn To Marijuana Legalization?

Advocates in Texas are pitching the idea that legalizing marijuana can help the state recover billions of lost revenue caused by COVID-19 outbreak.
Coronavirus

Could Cannabis Heighten A Protein's Ability To Fight Viruses And Inflammation?

With the anti-inflammation properties of CBD and marijuana, it's only a matter of time before scientists start experimenting with THC's effects on the body and its genomes.
Technology

How Technology Will Keep Cannabis Afloat During The Pandemic

Cannabis producers around the world are finding digital solutions, embracing automation in their operations to streamline workflows.