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New York’s New Cannabis Laws Look a Lot Like Colorado’s

Hundreds of retail shops will be spread across New York under plan. The marijuana industry in New York will be similar to Colorado’s, where nine years after it was legalized there are nearly 1,000 retail stores and small medical marijuana dispensaries …

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Olivia Newton-John Puts Her Wellness Retreat On The Market

The ‘Have You Never Been Mellow’ Singer Is Offloading Her Famed Byron Bay Wellness Retreat, Describing Her Decision To Sell The Award-Winning Resort ‘Bittersweet.’ Months after her Gaia venue swept the World Luxury Hotel Awards, the “Xanadu” singer ann…

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Jay-Z Shares Statement Following Legalization Of Cannabis In New York

The rapper, who has his own marijuana brand, called the news “incredibly exciting”. Jay-Z has shared a statement following the news that New York has become the latest US state to legalise the recreational use of cannabis. Last week (March 31), it was …

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Cannabis Regulatory Update: Hawaii, Louisiana, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Carolina

Hawaii House Approves Proposal For Cannabis Exemption From DEA Hawaii lawmakers approved Wednesday a proposal that seeks an exemption from Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) regulations, asking that the state is allowed to manage its medical cannabi…

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A Snapshot Of Colorado’s Cannabis Market For Investors, Entrepreneurs

Colorado was first-to-market in the cannabis space, and the stability in the market could mean fewer opportunities for significant returns. But there’s no denying Colorado cannabis is booming. The state saw a 26% increase in 2020 sales for a total of $…

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Cannabis Growing Operation First to Unionize in Canada with UFCW 1518

UFCW 1518 crossed a new milestone today as workers at Potanicals Green Growers joined the union and ratified their first collective agreement. Following a unanimous vote to ratify the new contract, Potanicals has become the first cannabis growing opera…

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I Got High For Science: Inside A Human Trial With Cannabis Processor Nextleaf

When Canada legalized marijuana, the Cannabis Act made it clear: in order for a company to test their products on humans at the development stage—that is, have subjects sample them before releasing them to consumers—it must be granted an additional cla…

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How Cannabis Brands Are Taking Consumer Sensory Experiences to the Next Level

As more consumers become familiar with cannabis as a lifestyle product, companies are taking a sensory-based approach to brand experiences. Cannabis consumption has risen dramatically over the past year, and a noticeable number of companies are adoptin…