North-east woman fined for growing cannabis despite using drug for cancer pains

A cancer sufferer who was prosecuted for growing four cannabis plants for medical use today said she was “disappointed” after she was handed a fine rather than an admonishment. Jacqui Ritchie, 49, was appearing at Aberdeen Sheriff Court for sentencing after admitting producing the plants. The offence took place at her home in Stonehaven’s Redcloak…

Data Shows Millennials In WA Love Cannabis – But That Doesn’t Mean They’re Big Spenders

Unsurprisingly, cannabis is most popular with Millennials, who grew up in a world with much more liberal views on the plant,” reads the report. Millennials in Washington are snapping up cannabis products more than any other age demographic, according to market data firm Headset. The agency released a report this week on “how much [cannabis] is…

Organigram Positioned for Substantial Growth from Edible Marijuana Products

One of Canada’s leading medical marijuana producers says it is ready to take advantage of the sale of cannabis edibles and concentrates. Organigram Holdings Inc. (TSX-V:OGI) (OTCQB:OGRMF) (the “Company” or “Organigram”) says the recent announcement that the federal government will likely approve the production and sale of edibles for the recreational market will give it…

California Awaits Direction on Transporting Legal Marijuana

California’s recreational cannabis market is set to open in January 2018, but regulators have yet to release details for how distribution licensing will work for what looks to be a $500-million logistics industry regionally. The California Bureau of Cannabis Control is responsible for setting the licensing requirements for distributors. In June, the Medicinal and Adult-use Cannabis Regulation…