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Cannabis Sales In California Reach $4.4 Billion In 2020: ‘Essential’, Edibles, And The Election

As experts release more data from the year 2020, it shows a silver-lining for the cannabis industry despite challenges including federal prohibition amid a pandemic. Sales in California hit $4.4 billion last year, up 57% from the year prior, reports MJ…

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Becoming ‘Plastic Negative’: How Cannabis And Hemp Can Lead The Way In Regenerative Farming

As the climate crisis looms large, the cannabis and hemp industries have begun to take a look at their collective plastic footprint. The “plastic problem” for cannabis has many factors at play. The majority of legal marketplaces require extra packaging…

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New Study Shows Cannabis Reduces Inflammatory ‘Storms’ Caused By COVID-19

A promising new study out of Canada offers data that some cannabis strains help reduce a specific type of inflammatory distress—called a “cytokine storm”—that proceeds severe cases of acute respiratory distress due to COVID-19. In a study conducted by …

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America Must Protect Its Craft Hemp And Cannabis Growers. Here’s Why.

As legalization sweeps the nation, craft, small-batch growers in both the cannabis and hemp industries are at risk. The price to play is steep. It costs an estimated $5 million to $10 million for a craft grower to enter the market, the Illinois Craft C…

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This Treehouse Is A Socially-Distant, Cannabis-Fueled Dream Vacation

Craving a socially-distant weed vacation to soothe the pain of 2020? You’re in luck. Tucked high up in the trees of the Cascade foothills in Monroe, Washington, about an hour outside of Seattle, sits Mountain Views Tree House Joint. This retreat of can…

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Jim Belushi And Dan Aykroyd Make ‘Blue Brothers’ Appearance At Dispensary

If you ever wanted to meet The Blues Brothers while getting cannabis from your local dispensary, it’s your lucky day. Jim Belushi, founder of Belushi’s Farm, and comedian and actor Dan Aykroyd, as well as former Broncos player and author Ray Crockett, …