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Alejandro Rodriguez: Teaching Cannabis History, Law, & Compliance at The Cannabis Law Clinic

As the number of cannabis workers and entrepreneurs balloons, so does the industry’s responsibility for creating an equitable marketplace — especially considering that the heavy price of prohibition has historically been paid most often by communities of color. In this Q&A, we ask Alejandro Rodriguez about what inspired The Cannabis Law Clinic, the program’s strategies

2022-05-24T15:15:50+00:00May 24th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Alejandro Rodriguez: Teaching Cannabis History, Law, & Compliance at The Cannabis Law Clinic

Colorado Agriculture Department Fails to Secure Funds for Hemp Processing Equipment

A Colorado Department of Agriculture request for $5 million to buy hemp processing equipment has been denied, according to a Westword report. The agency had hoped to divide the funds between three private companies for hemp decortication operations, on the condition that each company matched the state funding for facility construction. The Ag Department had

2022-05-24T16:31:04+00:00May 24th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Colorado Agriculture Department Fails to Secure Funds for Hemp Processing Equipment

Poll: 62% of Missouri Adults Support Legalizing Cannabis

A SurveyUSA poll released last week found that 62% of Missouri adults believe cannabis should be legalized in the state, with 25% opposed and 13% unsure. The reforms were most popular among Democrats with 76% in favor and 14% opposed. Nearly half of Republicans surveyed (49%) supported the reforms, with 38% opposed. Sixty-six percent of

2022-05-24T16:31:55+00:00May 24th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Poll: 62% of Missouri Adults Support Legalizing Cannabis

Zipps Launches LA Cannabis Delivery Service Focused On Bulk

Los Angeles, CA — Zipps (www.zipps.com), an on-demand cannabis delivery service, launched today in LA. Zipps delivers your favorite cannabis brands fast — really fast. Their main focus is speed, simplicity, and savings. Customers save the most when they buy cannabis in bulk, offering the stickiest discounts in the fastest-growing market. The biggest difference between

2022-05-23T21:15:30+00:00May 23rd, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Zipps Launches LA Cannabis Delivery Service Focused On Bulk

Method Man’s Cannabis Brand Launching This Week in Michigan

Method Man’s TICAL brand is launching on Tuesday in Michigan in the form of a pre-rolled joint “Sweet Island Skunk” in partnership with Rochester Hills-based Glorious Cannabis Co., the Detroit Free Press reports. Method Man launched the brand last June and indicated the business would prioritize working with and elevating Black and other minority business

2022-05-23T17:16:28+00:00May 23rd, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Method Man’s Cannabis Brand Launching This Week in Michigan

Two New Mexico Tribes Sign Agreement with State to Begin Selling Cannabis

Two New Mexico tribes have signed an agreement with the state allowing them to collect taxes on cannabis product sales, the Associated Press reports. The agreement between the state and Pojoaque and Picuris tribes, which are based in northern New Mexico, was signed last week. Taxation and Revenue Department spokesman Charlie Moore told the AP

2022-05-23T18:15:51+00:00May 23rd, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Two New Mexico Tribes Sign Agreement with State to Begin Selling Cannabis

YouGov Poll: 45% of Americans Support Federal Cannabis Legalization

A YouGov poll released on Tuesday found that 45% of Americans believe cannabis should be legalized nationally, with 21% saying the decision should be left to the states, and 20% preferring it remain outlawed. The poll found that 66% of Democrats supported national cannabis legalization along with just 19% of Republicans. Nearly a third of

2022-05-20T15:18:32+00:00May 20th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on YouGov Poll: 45% of Americans Support Federal Cannabis Legalization

Cannabis Tax-and-Reg Bill Fails In Delaware House

The bill to create a taxed and regulated cannabis industry in Delaware fell two votes short in the House as one of the co-sponsors was absent for the vote, WHYY reports. The legislation required a three-fifths majority to pass and the bill’s primary sponsor, state Rep. Ed Osienski (D), changed his vote to “no” –

2022-05-20T16:17:43+00:00May 20th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Cannabis Tax-and-Reg Bill Fails In Delaware House

Sacha Baron Cohen Drops Lawsuit Against Massachusetts Dispensary

Actor Sacha Baron Cohen on Tuesday dropped his lawsuit against Solar Therapeutics, the Massachusetts cannabis company that used the image of his Borat character on a billboard without his permission, the Associated Press reports. The legal filing dropping the case did not mention settlement details. The billboard advertising had featured the Borat character with two

2022-05-19T17:21:03+00:00May 19th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Sacha Baron Cohen Drops Lawsuit Against Massachusetts Dispensary

Canopy Growth Set to Acquire Jetty Extracts

Canadian cannabis company Canopy Growth on Wednesday announced a plan to acquire California-based Jetty Extracts. The deal will take effect once the U.S. government legalizes cannabis or earlier at Canopy’s election. Jetty is a top 10 brand in California and a top-five brand in the vape categories, based on industry tracker BDSA data. Canopy notes

2022-05-19T17:21:49+00:00May 19th, 2022|Cannabis, Feed|Comments Off on Canopy Growth Set to Acquire Jetty Extracts
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