Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Business

Cookies will start selling marijuana seeds

MJBizCon happened earlier this month, and being one of the most popular weed brands, Cookies was there to present. Berner, Cookies’ just-as-famous CEO, was also there, and while on the Main Stage, he spoke about how the company is...

Poll: Nearly Three in Four Likely Voters Support “Ending the Federal Ban” on Marijuana, Other Federal Reforms

Seventy-four percent of likely voters say that they “support ending the federal ban on marijuana,” according to national polling data provided by the progressive-leaning think tank Data for Progress. Eighty-five percent of Democrats, along with 74 percent of Independents...

Mike Tyson is making more Marijuana-infused Ears to Chew on

Rule number of controversy, it seems, is to capitalize the moment. Bundle the story up into a commodity and sell it. Mike Tyson has been  doing this exact thing for 25 years, ever since he bit off a chunk...

Diddy now has the largest black-owned cannabis brand

Last Friday, Sean “Diddy” Combs made the announcement that he was purchasing three pre-existing marijuana operations in three states. For a colossal $185 million, Diddy bought the operations from Cresco Labs and Columbia Care who had to divest these operations...

Large Canopy Growth Acquisition Moves Them Closer To US Markets

Canopy Growth, a Canadian based cannabis company is moving into the American market relatively swiftly. According to CNBC, Canopy growth announced recently they are consolidating their US assets into a new holding company called Canopy USA. This new holding...

NAACP Calls for the “Immediate Passage” of SAFE Banking Legislation

Members of the NAACP’s Board of Directors have approved a resolution calling upon Congress to enact legislation that explicitly allows banks to provide financial services to state-licensed cannabis businesses. Federal law discourages banks and other financial institutions from maintaining relationships with marijuana-related businesses because the plant remains classified...

More Weed Workers Speak Out Against Poor Working Conditions

We reported on a story a couple weeks ago about the first marijuana employee dying from exposure to dust emanating from pre-rolls. Well that story, which occurred earlier this year but didn’t hit the press until this month, has...

Snoop Dogg’s New Edibles Are Called “Snazzle-os” and Are Based On Funyuns

Snoop Dogg recently unveiled his newest line of cannabis edibles referred to as “Snazzle Os”. These new cannabis-infused crunchy snacks are quite like the popular Funyun snacks and come in two crazy flavors, onion, and spicy onion. These new edibles...

Almost a thousand applicants for first round of Marijuana Licenses in New York

The first licenses to be given out in the state of New York are to be given to 150 applicants who have been criminalized by the War on Drugs or have had direct family members convicted of a cannabis-related...

California: Governor Signs Legislation Providing Employment Protections for Cannabis Consumers

Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a number of marijuana-related bills into law, including legislation protecting employees from workplace discrimination. Specifically, Assembly Bill 2188, makes “it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against a person in hiring, termination, or any...
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Connecticut: Governor Announces Intent to Expunge 40,000+ Marijuana-Related Convictions

Over 40,000 residents with marijuana-related convictions will have their records either fully or partially expunged on January 1, 2023,...
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