Orlando police seize 124 pounds of cannabis in drug trafficking bust

The Orlando Police in an investigated seized about 124 pounds of marijuana and $100,000 in cash. According to the reports released by the Department of Orlando Police, the members of an organization were dealing with the shipment of marijuana that departed from California to Orlando. Four suspects were arrested by the officer. The Orlando Police […]

Zen Leaf Buchanan Starts Recreational Cannabis Sales

An announcement was made by Zen Leaf in the previous week that its Buchanan dispensary in Michigan will be starting the sale of recreational cannabis. Currently, the retail store is only dealing with the pickup transactions; it will soon begin its delivery services as well. The general manager of Zen Leaf said that Zen Leaf’s […]

Humboldt County cannabis receives equity grant, but no federal funds

The Cannabis Industry in Humboldt County, which plays a significant role in the economy of California, has not yet received any relief from the federal government that is already available to the other businesses. However, a new grant is in order, which will enable the county to provide some assistance to the cannabis workers. The […]

Arkansas Cannabis Sales Surpass 6,000 Pounds; 22nd Outlet to Open

In Arkansas, the sales of medical marijuana surpassed a significant signpost in the middle of the month. In less than a year, 6000 pounds of marijuana was sold. And the business continues to roll in spite of the coronavirus hit. The state released a cleared sign for 22 dispensaries out of 33 licensed ones, which […]

Cannabis watchdog group sues Santa Barbara County

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – A group called Santa Barbara Coalition for Responsible Cannabis filed a lawsuit in Santa Barbara Superior Court on Friday against the County of Santa Barbara and the Board of Supervisors. The Coalition released a statement which detailed how the lawsuit is based on the County’s recent decision to uphold the cannabis permit for Busy […]

Many States Say Cannabis Is Essential, But Advocates Say More Needs To Be Done

The coronavirus crisis could be igniting a revolution of sorts in the legal cannabis industry. Thirty-three states across the U.S. allow for some form of sale and consumption of marijuana. And of those, more than 20 states have designated the cannabis industry as essential during the coronavirus outbreak. While advocates are applauding many of the […]

New bill calls for cannabis companies to be eligible for federal Coronavirus help

With another major round of COVID-19 federal financial assistance around the corner, two lawmakers in states with previously booming cannabis businesses are asking for the federal government to bring the industry in from the cold. The legislation, proposed by Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), would make cannabis companies eligible for the Paycheck Protection […]

Dutch queue for cannabis as coronavirus closes cafes

Cannabis smokers aiming to keep calm and carry on despite coronavirus queued up outside Dutch “coffee shops” on Sunday after the government ordered their closure to beat the outbreak. Customers lined up in their dozens as they tried to beat a deadline for the closure of the marijuana cafes and stockpile weed supplies for what […]

Some towns miss out on cannabis tax windfall

It was smiles all around at Millis Town Hall when officials received an $88,046 check from CommCan Inc. – the only recreational marijuana dispensary in town. The amount reflected three months of business after the location opened late last year, with the optional local 3% sales tax owed by every marijuana company in Massachusetts as […]

Ontario Cannabis Store generated $4.3 million in sales from cannabis 2.0 products in January

The Ontario Cannabis Store generated approximately $4.3 million in sales from cannabis 2.0 products last month, according to a statement issued by the provincial retailer Friday afternoon. $3.77 million came from sales of vape products and an additional $569,000 was generated from sales of edibles for the month of January. The figures included sales to […]