Prior to recreational cannabis legalization in California, unlicensed cannabis companies proliferated under a system that didn’t require state licenses to operate medical cannabis businesses; however, the opportunity for those operating under the guise of legality is over in California and a popular cannabis dispensary and strain review website is erring on the side of caution.
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Recreational cannabis legalization is on Canada’s horizon and as a means of understanding pre- and post-legalization markets, Statistics Canada has been analyzing historical data to get a sense of what the future of legal cannabis may hold for the country and if its most recent report is any indication, Canadian cannabis consumers are ready to open their wallets when it comes to cannabis.
DENVER, Jan. 18, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Recent evaluation results show that Colorado’s marijuana public education efforts have ensured more adults know the laws covering retail marijuana, more parents are planning to talk to their children about the risks of marijuana use, most young women know the danger of marijuana use during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and more young people know that using marijuana makes it harder to complete the tasks that help them reach their goals.
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 18, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Eaze, the leading marijuana technology company, today released its Eaze Insights: 2017 State of Cannabis data report, a comprehensive overview of consumer trends driving the marijuana industry year over year.
A new Health Canada survey shows that Canadian cannabis users are hazy on the risks of driving while under the influence of the drug.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office enforcement team has discovered that most edible products produced by Frozen Budz manufacturing facility (license #10012) were not tested as required by 3 AAC 306.550 before being transferred to retail marijuana stores and sold to consumers.
LONDON, Nov. 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Brewers could tap into the emerging cannabis-infused beverages trend to attract and retain younger consumers, with a number of companies looking to invest in the sector in anticipation of cannabis becoming more widely legally available, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
Where there is smoke, there tends to be fire, say medical researchers who found frequent marijuana users have about 20 percent more sex than those who abstain.
BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Green Dot Labs, a Boulder, Colo.-based producer of fine cannabis extracts, announced today that its celebrated Black Label Nectar product line – the most reputable concentrates in Colorado and a cult favorite among discerning medical patients for years – will now be available for sale at adult-use, or recreational, dispensaries in Colorado.
While it has been established that Washington cannabis consumers still love flower the most, who’s buying all of this flower, how much are they spending and what brands do they prefer?
Folks in the cannabis industry fear that cultivation, production and retail regulations could drive up the price of weed just when consumers are able to buy in stores without a doctor’s recommendation.
PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 3, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Space Weed Bro made intergalactic history by launching one pound of marijuana flower 32 KM above the Earth’s surface into space.
The munchies are driving up fast-food sales in states where marijuana is legal. Cannabis has been shown to increase users’ appetite, sending many customers of legalized dispensaries to fast-food chains.
HALIFAX, N.S., Sept. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A new study from Dalhousie University found that 46% of Canadians would try cannabis-infused food products if they became available on the market.
Is marijuana unhealthy? In this video, Mic. the Vegan reviews over 20 studies on the topic to determine which myths and claims about marijuana’s harms and benefits are valid.
Contrary to the image of stoners being party animals, it turns out that many marijuana consumers just want to go to sleep. New data from Consumer Research Around Cannabis found that only pain relief equaled sleep as a reason for using marijuana.
While Canada’s House of Commons is hashing out the details of legalization, stakeholders have been trying to determine how many recreational cannabis consumers will participate in the legal market and now there’s a new report to help them.
BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — BDS Analytics today launches the cannabis industry’s most comprehensive and granular examination of the California cannabis market, an essential tool for cannabis businesses, investors, and others interested in understanding and assessing the largest cannabis marketplace in the world.
The legal use of marijuana is the latest temptation available to tens of millions of people who visit Las Vegas each year. But the law mandates the legally bought marijuana be consumed in a private residence, which puts tourists in a tough spot.
PORTLAND, Ore., July 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As the cannabis market blossoms in Oregon, consumers are turning to edibles for a safe, effective, discreet and delicious way to achieve a legal elevated lift.
The number of Americans that have tried marijuana has hit an all time high. According to a recent Gallup poll, approximately 45% of Americans have tried marijuana, marking a record high since the polling organization began asking the question in 1969.
Here, CEOs and cannabis executives share their advice on using social media to reach customers, suppliers, investors and the press.
ATLANTA, GA, July 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — CannaConsumer Magazine announced today that it has published its June / July 2017 issue of the CannaConsumer Magazine. In this issue, learn about Paul Himmelstein and his passion for providing many types of insurance for cannabis consumers.
BOULDER, Colo., May 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Teapots are taking on a new meaning, as consumers turn to pot-infused teas for their cuppas.
While investors holding for the past year have still made a positive return, there may not be much room left for marijuana companies’ shares to run higher.
Watch Bradley Orr, CEO of Stratos, and Michael Katz, CEO of Evoxe, talk about processing and manufacturing cannabis at the World of Cannabis in Las Vegas.
On April 26, 2017, New Frontier Data, an analytics firm, announced that it had released The Cannabis Industry Annual Report: 2017 Legal Marijuana Outlook, revealing some compelling data on the market habits of medical cannabis patients and recreational cannabis consumers across the country.
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Richard Zimmer III, Co-Founder of Munchies B Gone.
Marijuana stocks may have leapt higher on the news of Ottawa’s plans to legalize the drug by next year, but the industry is facing an uphill battle in building trust with Canadian consumers, according to a new survey.
BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Tailoring products and services to the different emerging consumer groups and their unique motivations presents a challenge to entrepreneurial cannabis businesses. To help meet this challenge, two marketing veterans are launching RED BOMBr, a strategy consultancy for the cannabis industry, that helps product makers, dispensaries, growers, and investors better understand the opportunities presented by different consumers.
DENVER, March 27, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB: MSRT), a leading technology platform for medical cannabis patients and businesses, is pleased to announce it has launched a new website, accessible at www.MassRoots.com.
DENVER, March 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB: MSRT), a leading technology platform for the medical cannabis industry, announced today that the company has registered more than one million users on its platform.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Following decades of stigmatization and prohibition, a new data report titled, Eaze Insights: State of Cannabis 2016, reveals that Californians are increasingly comfortable with marijuana use and are embracing its benefits.
SEATTLE, Jan. 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Leafbuyer.com, the world’s leading cannabis deals website, which connects cannabis consumers to the best legal marijuana deals in the market, has announced its 2017 list of the “Top 10 Most Eye-Catching Dispensaries in Seattle.”
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — “On a bustling stretch of Santa Monica Boulevard lined by vintage stores and eateries, the MedMen shop looks right at home,” the Los Angeles Times proclaimed in a front-page article this week headlined “For Pot Shops, a Whiff of Luxury.”
On Jan. 19, 2017, Green Man Cannabis in Denver voluntarily recalled marijuana flower and products due to samples containing off-label pesticide residues.
BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — LucidMood is thrilled today to announce the launch of its much-anticipated line of side-effect-free, mood-enhancing “sippers.”
DENVER, Jan. 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB: MSRT), one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, is pleased to announce it has recruited Dan Droller as Vice President of Business Development.
DENVER, Jan. 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT) one of the leading technology platforms for the cannabis industry, announced today that the Company mailed a letter to its shareholders updating them on recent developments, financial results, and new business opportunities.
DENVER, Dec. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Marijuana Industry Group (MIG) has launched a public service announcement campaign advocating safe and responsible cannabis consumption in the Colorado marketplace, where cannabis was first made legal for adults.
DENVER, Dec. 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Colorado media titan Westword has selected Leafbuyer.com as its official cannabis deals partner.
DENVER, Dec. 16, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Lucky Edibles ™ a Colorado-based cannabis-infused mint company, is set to unveil new branding for all products this December.
SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 5, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Green Bits, the painless point-of-sale (POS) for cannabis retailers and dispensaries, has partnered with Leafly, the world’s largest cannabis information resource, to provide legal cannabis business owners an easier way to provide patients and consumers up-to-date menu information to help them choose the right product.
NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — A new class of Cannabis Consumers is reshaping marijuana culture. These individuals break the ‘out of it’ stoner stereotype in favor of feeling more ‘present’ and ‘mindful’ while they consume cannabis.
DENVER, July 26, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Cannabis Consumers Coalition (CCC), a member based cannabis consumer advocacy and watchdog organization based out of Denver, CO, has officially signed on to be represented by the prestigious Fox Rothschild LLP, an Am Law 100 firm with nearly 750 attorneys practicing in 22 offices nationwide.
DENVER, June 29, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — As Good Chemistry—the leader in cultivating consistent, high-quality cannabis—expands production capabilities in Colorado and Nevada, the company debuts its “Craft of Cannabis” initiative with a new advertising campaign and website.
During the initial period right after legalization, residents of Colorado and Washington came to an unfortunate realization – legal marijuana was expensive.
LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — With “420” approaching this Wednesday, cannabis media company Civilized has conducted a cannabis culture poll – uncovering fascinating findings and debunking outdated stereotypes about cannabis use and lifestyle.
Weekly CannaBit for the week of April 11, 2016: Women are a key demographic in legal marijuana markets, and the growing number of products specifically aimed at female marijuana consumers reflects the significant market opportunity they represent.
DENVER, April 14, 2016 /Weed Wire/ – All Cannabis is not created equal, and just as wine enthusiasts enjoy a user friendly tasting system and diamond buyers employ the “Four C’s,” Good Chemistry Nurseries, one of the industry’s most experienced Cannabis producers has now created a stylish, easy-to-use free consumer cannabis evaluation guide for assessing quality cannabis flower.