As the global death toll continues to rise from the coronavirus pandemic and anxiety for Americans escalates along with the unemployment rate, operators of cannabis dispensaries across the country have reported that business is booming.
In Michigan, marijuana sales have been declared an essential industry, meaning cannabis dispensaries have been allowed to stay open for business. But in Sheridan, Montcalm County, the green stuff is being given away for free to anyone who can prove they served in the military or were on Social Security disability.
As hours remained before the state budget deadline, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo confirmed during a Tuesday press conference about COVID-19 that adult use cannabis legalization through the budget is “not likely.”
Colorado cannabis shops notched sales of nearly $1.75 billion during 2019, Setting a new annual sales record for the state home to the nation’s longest-established recreational cannabis industry, according to Colorado Department of Revenue data first reported by the Denver Westword.
A JOHNSTONE man was arrested after he was caught growing cannabis to relieve the pain he suffers following a serious injury.
The couple, who now live in Grand Junction, Colorado, originally met through their predilection for cannabis, so it seemed only fitting. Clara met Dusty while she was working at a local bar and he ended up loaning her a spliff, which was when sparks flew for the couple. In June 2017, the pair married at their home ranch and decided to celebrate their wedding doing what they loved – sharing a joint with friends and family.
The illegal cannabis farms discovered and closed down in the Netherlands last year stole a total of around 60 million euros in electricity, according to Netbeheer Nederland.
International personal care giant Colgate Palmolive has announced that it is set to acquire CBD oral care company, Hello Products. It is the most recent in a wave of established health brands entering the CBD space through acquisition.
Peterborough’s first legal cannabis store is about to open.
Concerns looming over coronavirus impact on cannabis industry, but some US firms could gain from fallout.
Marijuana and hemp companies of all stripes – from growers to retailers – are likely to join other global industries feeling the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.