The New Mexico Medical Cannabis Program started 2018 on a high note, with the most enrolled patients it has ever had. As the month of January came to an end, the program had 47,840 registered patients, a nearly 50% increase from January 2017.
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Marijuana legalization states have taken no steps to limit the potency of marijuana, which has increased sharply in recent years. A new study suggests this could create public health problems down the road as more users become addicted or otherwise impaired.
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.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM, Jan. 16, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Ultra Health distributed 230,415 copies of an informational printed media insert to 19 newspapers across New Mexico from January 10, 2018 to January 14, 2018, reaching nearly one third of New Mexican households.
SONOMA COUNTY, Calif., Jan. 16, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Mountjoy Sparkling, Northern California’s leading producer of cannabis-infused sparkling water, announces a new distribution partner, Green Reef Distributing.
Lord Jones co-founder Cindy Capobianco describes her luxury cannabis-infused product business in much the same manner as any maker of a prestige natural skincare brand.
FREDERICTON, New Brunswick, Jan. 10, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Opportunities NB held a media briefing today to discuss growth plans for cannabis industries. Cannabis services and products have been identified as a key opportunity for growth in the New Brunswick Economic Growth Plan.
Smoking marijuana is legal in California, just don’t expect to do it at Coachella.
The Cannabis Control Commission plans to grant priority review to license applicants who have lived in areas with high rates of marijuana-related arrests.
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.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is giving Indiana retailers 60 days to get CBD oil off their shelves. The decision came Tuesday, roughly a week after state Attorney General Curtis Hill issued an opinion saying CBD oil was illegal in the state.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A new study published this week in JAMA found that nearly 70 percent of all cannabidiol (CBD) products sold online are either over or under labeled, causing potential serious harm to its consumers.
People who buy medical marijuana online may not necessarily get exactly what they expect when their package arrives in the mail, new research suggests.
BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Canopy, a venture fund and business accelerator for ancillary products and services companies in the legal cannabis industry, is pleased to open the Spring 2018 application to startups in the legal cannabis industry.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been keeping an eye of the growing popularity of hemp-derived cannabidiol, especially those CBD companies that have been making medical claims.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — As part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ongoing efforts to protect consumers from health fraud, the agency today issued warning letters to four companies illegally selling products online that claim to prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure cancer without evidence to support these outcomes.
BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 9, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wana Brands, Colorado’s No. 1 infused products manufacturer, has announced the addition of Strawberry Lemonade sour gummies 1:1 CBD:THC. The latest line extension provides customers the freedom to choose a more balanced experience and desired effect in the form of a discreet and refreshing gummie.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Ultra Health, New Mexico’s #1 Cannabis Company, achieved $1.1 million in sales for the month of September 2017, the highest single month revenue ever recorded by a New Mexico cannabis provider.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may start cracking down on claims of marijuana health benefits that haven’t been proven, the agency’s commissioner said Tuesday.
A ban on gummy bears and other edible marijuana products shaped like animals, people and fruit takes effect this month in Colorado – a change aimed at decreasing the likelihood small children will mistake them for a favorite treat.
Last week, Target became one of the first major retailers to start selling CBD-based products. As news of its new offering broke, Target quietly pulled the products, CBD-containing pills and oils from Charlotte’s Web, from its online inventory on Thursday.
Even though legal cannabis has been around for more than two decades in the U.S., this is still news to many: Smoking is not the only way to consume weed. As the industry evolves, so do intake methods.
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.
Alaskan marijuana businesses can now apply for the state-run “Made in Alaska” program, which is designed to help promote products made and manufactured in the state.
As more states legalize adult use marijuana, hemp CBD makers will find that they will need to make marijuana-derived products too if they want to succeed.
On January 1, 2018, Californians over the age of 21 will legally be able to buy recreational marijuana including edibles and other products. Children will inadvertently be exposed to the marketing of this drug.
DENVER, Aug. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Dixie Brands, Inc. (Dixie), the owner of Dixie Elixirs and Edibles, makers of cannabis-infused consumable and topical products, today announced that its Colorado manufacturer, Left Bank LLC, has issued a recall for six of its products.
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Longtime marijuana advocate and award-winning musician, actor and author Willie Nelson announces his legendary cannabis stash, Willie’s Reserve, is ready to enjoy in the state of Oregon.
On Aug. 10, 2017, the New York State Department of Health revealed new regulations for the state’s medical marijuana program. The improved regulations were made in an effort to expand the program, aiming to create a more positive experience for all parties involved.
The Department of Health just announced the issuance of new proposed regulations that would make changes to the state’s medical marijuana program to improve access. Among other things, they would reduce some of the onerous security requirements for registered organizations, shorten the length of the medical marijuana course certifying practitioners must take from four hours to two, and allow additional types of medical marijuana products to be sold.
American Green Inc., a maker of cannabis products, is taking an unusual step to attract new customers as it capitalizes on California legalizing marijuana: It’s buying an entire town.
Several dozen people have expressed interest in manufacturing or distributing medical marijuana products under Iowa’s new law, despite strict limits on what they would be able to sell, a state administrator said Wednesday.
Entrepreneur, producer and edible cannabis Elise McRoberts talks to Bay Sunday about the upcoming Norcal Canna Cuisine Gala.
Indiana leaders in agriculture and food systems met in Monrovia, Indiana to discuss opportunities for growing Hemp commercially.
Medical marijuana dispensaries are beginning to open in Hawaii, but they’re not allowed to sell their products.
WELLINGTON, June 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Green Party is thrilled that Parliament will consider whether to finally legalise medicinal cannabis in New Zealand.
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company has positioned itself to benefit from the rising support for marijuana without directly cultivating the plant itself, so as to avoid any legal repercussions.
They’re the new frontier of pot products. Candies, crackers, breath mints, even potato chips can be found at most marijuana dispensaries. Edibles are the fastest-growing segment of the multibillion-dollar cannabis industry.
NEW YORK, April 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Vireo Health of New York (“Vireo”), one of only five companies licensed by New York State to cultivate, manufacture and dispense medical marijuana, will launch New York City and Long Island’s first-ever medical marijuana home delivery program.
OLYMPIA, Wash., April 18, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) officers served a search warrant April 14, 2017 on a Tacoma residence that was growing marijuana without a license. The illegal grow was located at 5018 North 9th Street, Tacoma WA, less than three blocks from Wilson High School.
In this World of Cannabis Interview, watch Caroline Cahill, Managing Editor of MJINews.com and Marijuana Industry News magazine, interview Kelly Ogilive, CEO of DeepCell Industries.
Marijuana companies would not have to separate medical and recreational products under a bill heard Tuesday in the Nevada Legislature.
BOULDER, Colo., April 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Wana Brands Co-Owner Nancy Whiteman will offer Cannabis industry insights on innovative trends and discuss tools and strategies for marketing infused products at leading industry events.
On Feb. 14, 2017, a new law went into effect that requires all edible marijuana products sold in the state of Washington to bear a warning label with the message “Not for Kids” in red bold letters as well as the phone number of the Washington Poison Center.
NANAIMO, British Columbia, Feb. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Tilray, a global leader in medical cannabis research and production, today announced that it has received necessary approvals in Canada and New Zealand to export medical cannabis to New Zealand.
On Feb. 9, 2017, the Alaska Alcohol and Marijuana Control Office announced that officers had seized products containing CBD from several marijuana retailers across the state.
Agriculture Ministry to finance 13 projects to lay basis of new generation of therapeutic marijuana products.
On Jan. 19, 2017, Green Man Cannabis in Denver voluntarily recalled marijuana flower and products due to samples containing off-label pesticide residues.
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — MJIC Inc. has completed its quarterly rebalancing of the Marijuana Index, adding 11 new cannabis companies to its North American Marijuana Index.
Further details of recall revealed that there has been a detection of an unwanted pesticide, which is not registered for use on marijuana, under the Pest Control Products Act.