Cannabis

Ticker: Pot taxes outpace booze in Massachusetts; Weber Grills apologizes for ill-timed meatloaf recipe

15 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Excise taxes for marijuana sold for adult recreational use exceeded alcohol excise taxes for the first time in Massachusetts, reflecting growing marijuana sales that reached...
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State rolls out virtual Cannabis Conversations

2 days ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - Cannabis Conversations, a series of virtual outreaches to explain the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act, will begin across the state next week. A conversation for...
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The entrepreneurs already mixing business with cannabis

3 days ago   |   Times Union

While New York's retail marijuana sales wait to get off the ground, many Hudson Valley entrepreneurs are giving the “gift” of cannabis and grooming future customers.
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Plan to open cannabis growing facility in Elgin industrial plan headed to city council for final OK

3 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Flora Group, a cannabis craft grower that wants to open Elgin's first pot production facility, has won the recommendation of the city's Planning and Zoning Commission.
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Hemp-based merchants say Facebook's ‘unfair' ad bans hurt small businesses

Hemp-based merchants say Facebook's ‘unfair' ad bans hurt small businesses

7 days ago   |   New York Post

Facebook and Instagram's strict advertising policies are hurting small businesses that make products out of hemp - even though the cannabis derivative can't get you high and...
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Roy: Time to enforce drugged-driving laws

8 days ago   |   Boston Herald

In 2016, Massachusetts became the first state east of the Mississippi River to legalize adult-use cannabis. Five years later, we have fallen asleep at the wheel when it comes...
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Sisters of the Valley ‘Weed nuns' praise study stating pot can prevent COVID-19

Sisters of the Valley ‘Weed nuns' praise study stating pot can prevent COVID-19

8 days ago   |   New York Post

The "weed nuns" cheered an Oregon State University study that found cannabis may help prevent COVID-19 infections.
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'Hard to keep up': Legal cannabis growers, operators calling for change

'Hard to keep up': Legal cannabis growers, operators calling for change

9 days ago   |   KCRA

Small cannabis growers and operators say heavy state taxes could cause many in the legal marijuana business to shut down for good.
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What to know about the booming psychedelics industry, where companies are racing to turn magic mushrooms and MDMA into approved medicines

9 days ago   |   Business Insider

Psilocybin mushrooms on a mossy log jackfoto/iStock/Getty Images Plus A year ago, nonprofits and scrappy startups made up the psychedelics space. Now, companies are raising...
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Jim Belushi Talks About New Season Of His Cannabis ‘Reality' Show

9 days ago   |   Forbes

Television viewers got an inside look at the cannabis cultivation operation in 2020 with Growing Belushi, a three-episode Discovery series that chronicled the ups and downs of...
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