News and Trends

Economic Recovery

New Marketing Company Offers Free Brand Makeovers To Cannabis Companies In Need

High Grade Hope wants to help companies that have suffered from COVID-19, cannabis convictions, gender discrimination, and other challenges.
Women in Cannabis

Do Women Crave Cannabis More Than Men?

The number of women who use cannabis is on the rise. A new study from the University of Texas Dallas indicates that they may crave cannabis more than men.
social justice

76 Percent Of Consumers Support Expungement Of Felony Records For Cannabis Offenses

A recent survey found the vast majority of cannabis consumers today support nationwide criminal justice reform.
COVID-19

Drug Trial Planned For Synthetic Cannabinoid COVID-19 Treatment

By using this powerful anti-inflammatory, a Philadelphia cannabis company believes it can mitigate the immune response triggered by COVID-19.
Cost Cutting

5 Ways Cannabis Businesses Can Use Technology To Cut Costs, Promote Safety Amid Pandemic

Automation has many uses in the cannabis industry. Here are five ways cultivators and producers are cutting costs amid the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cannabusiness

What Does The Future Hold For Jamaica's Cannabis Industry?

The coronavirus may set back the island nation from putting regulations in place for the export and import of medical cannabis, a situation that has led to investors pulling out.
social justice

The Role Marijuana Legalization Can Play In Fighting Racial Injustice

Though NORML said marijuana legalization will not solve racial injustice in America, the organization believes it can be "an important part of this emerging discussion."
social justice

21 Black Documentaries, Podcasts, And Books To Expand Anti-Racist Education

Weedmaps News compiled a list of books, documentaries, and podcasts that speak to the racial injustice, police brutality, and long-lasting pain felt by Black people in the United States.
News and Trends

Elon Musk Speaks Out Against Cannabis Convictions

In a weekend tweet, Musk questioned why people are imprisoned for selling marijuana when it's been deemed an essential business.
Cannabis

12 Of The Most Popular Cannabis Strains

Weedmaps data found 12 of the most popular cannabis strains on its Strains platform, a comprehensive database of genetic cannabis information.
Social Media Marketing

The Hottest Cannabis Brands Of The Week (5/29-6/5)

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

5 Ways To Stay In Touch With People While Social Distancing

Staying in touch with friends and family is vital in the midst of a pandemic, even if states are encouraging people to remain socially distanced.
CBD 101

This Is Why CBD Doesn't Work For Everyone

While the compound can help some people immensely, it's not a miracle product. Here are five reasons why.
cultivation

People Are Adding Cannabis Plants To Their Coronavirus Victory Garden

With some plants and a few tips, you can join those who are making marijuana a part of their home garden.
Demographics

4 Key Differences Between The Florida And California Cannabis Consumer

The Sunshine State and the Golden State don't see eye to eye, but there are also some interesting similarities.