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Maine Records $1.4 Million In Legal Recreational Cannabis Sales In First Month

Average sale during an inaugural month limited by supply shortages and in-store purchase limits was about $66, state records show. In its first month, Maine’s new adult-use cannabis market reported $1.4 million in legal sales, according to state record…

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Former Blackberry Executive Pivots To Weed, Set To Open Cannabis Store In Kitchener, Ont.

“The irony is that cannabis has been demonized, while the excessive consumption of alcohol, a literal poison, is celebrated. This is why we believe strongly in the normalization and de-stigmatization of cannabis.” Owen Allerton, a former director with …

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Four New Cannabis Stores Opening In Cape Breton, 15 Provincewide

Smoking hot pot sales have led to 15 more cannabis stores set to open in the province, including four in Cape Breton.“We will have a total of 27 cannabis stores by April 1, 2021,” said Beverley Ware, spokesperson for the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation …

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Cannabis Bill Must Permit Home Growing

There is no greater issue involving potential cannabis legalization in New Mexico than the issue of a home-growing option. It so important to the current political apparatus — mostly Democratic leadership — that they do not not want to discuss it. Be…

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CBD Foods’ Appeal Grows Despite Lack Of Federal Approval

Roberta Wilson’s father, Norm, was a dermatologist and known for his comforting and comedic manner. Her mother, Audrey, was a pharmacist and passionate baker whose chocolate chip cookies were famous in her Southern California community. So, when Ms. Wi…

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You Can Now Legally Buy Medical Marijuana in St. Louis County

A big thing happened over the weekend: A dispensary started selling legal weed in St. Louis County. Medical marijuana patients will no longer have to go to Illinois to get their medicine, they’ll just hop on over to Manchester. N’Bliss (1266 Old Orchar…

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COVID-19 Pandemic a ‘Boon’ for Legal Cannabis in Canada as Marijuana Industry Turns Two

Canada’s legal marijuana industry is celebrating a jump in sales, more brick-and-mortar stores and competitive pricing as it celebrates two years in business. Since Canada legalized recreational marijuana on Oct. 17, 2018, legal sellers and producers h…

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Windsor Cannabis Store Raising Money For Homeless During Grand Opening

Windsor’s fourth legal cannabis store is holding its grand opening with a fundraiser for the city’s less fortunate. Boondom, in Pillette Village, officially opens its doors to the public on Friday. “I think you’re going to see a real welcoming vibe tha…

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After Long Wait, Mainers Revel In First Day Of Recreational Pot Sales

Long lines formed outside some of the 6 stores that opened Friday, and the limited supply and high prices didn’t dampen the spirits of those who turned out to celebrate the freedom to buy marijuana legally. After a four-year wait, Mainers can finally b…

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Retailers Call It Unfair For BC Liberals To Exclude Cannabis From PST Tax-Cut Promise

BC Liberal Party plans to take the 10% PST off booze, while leaving the 7% PST on cannabis. What happened: Legal cannabis retailers in B.C. are calling the BC Liberals’ more than $10-billion promise to eliminate the provincial sales tax (PST) for one y…