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U.S. Cannabis Sales Hit Record $17.5 Billion As Americans Consume More Marijuana Than Ever Before

The coronavirus was good for some industries and ruinous for others. For cannabis, 2020 was a breakout year. Legal sales across the U.S.—14 states allow adult use, 36 allow for medical sales—hit a record of $17.5 billion, a 46% increase from 2019, acco…

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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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More Than 50 New Licensed Cannabis Stores In Application Stage In Hamilton

Several city councillors are voicing concerns about the proliferation of provincially-licensed cannabis stores in Hamilton. Currently, there are about a dozen pot shops in operation throughout the city, but the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario …

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Decision On Potential Privatization Of Cannabis Nb Coming Once Government Sworn In: Higgs

New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs says an update on the future of Cannabis NB will be coming soon. “An update on the Cannabis NB RFP process will be available after the new government is sworn in,” Higgs said in a statement on Tuesday. Higgs likely me…

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B.C. Unveils New Cannabis Sales Programs To Help Small, Indigenous Growers

The B.C. government says it will launch three cannabis programs over the next two years to help small and Indigenous growers compete with larger rivals. A farm-gate program would allow growers to sell their products at stores located at their productio…

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Burlington Finds Its Place In Competitive Cannabis Market

Burlington is carving out its place as one of the go-to destinations for cannabis users in Ontario. And while it may not yet have the distinction of being the country’s cannabis capital – that honour goes to Calgary – with eight licensed stores and mor…

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Ontario Cannabis Regulator Promises To Double Monthly Store Approvals

Ontario’s cannabis store regulator says it will double the number of shops it authorizes this fall. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario says it will step up the pace of its approvals process at the province’s direction. In April, the Ontario g…