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Michigan University Becomes First To Offer Cannabis Chemistry Scholarship

Lake Superior State University established the nation’s first chemistry program focused on cannabis when it launched The Cannabis Center of Excellence in 2019 — and now, the school is offering its first scholarship. Steadfast Labs, a Michigan-based res…

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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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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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Medical Cannabis Ambulance Hits The Road In Maine

Joseph Sorbello is a physician assistant who helps local residents in Maine access the state’s medical marijuana program. His “mobile certification unit,” a revamped ambulance that makes house calls to help enroll people in the state’s medical cannabis…

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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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Cuomo Signs N.Y. Pot Bill, With Sales Due as Soon as 2022

New York is set to become the nation’s second-largest legal marijuana market after Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday signed legislation allowing the licensing of dispensaries. Cannabis storefronts will be allowed to open as soon as next year under the mea…

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Travellers Who Don’t Declare Cannabis At The Border Will Soon Face Fines

Scofflaws could be hit with penalties ranging from $200 to $2,000. Starting Monday, travellers who lie about carrying marijuana over the Canadian border could face fines. Recreational cannabis has been legal in Canada since the fall of 2018, but it’s i…

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Florida Teacher Fired For Medical Cannabis Use

Medical cannabis has been legal in the state since 2016. A Florida high school teacher has been fired for using medical cannabis, reports the Associated Press. Despite the state legalizing medical cannabis five years ago, the Brevard County School Boar…

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New York Officials Reach Agreement To Legalize Marijuana

The reform measures will be included in the laws to be proposed as part of the state budget on April 1. New York State officials have reached a deal to legalize marijuana, legislative sources told The New York Post on Wednesday — just hours after Gov. …